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Next Steps 4 Seniors  March 2, 2019 - How to be prepared before an Emergency Room visit

Next Steps 4 Seniors March 2, 2019 - How to be prepared before an Emergency Room visit

March 8, 2019

This week Wendy was joined by Angela DelPup and Nancy Butty from Ascension Providence Rochester Hospital as her guests. They will discuss the various proactive components that families should be aware of and talking about before an EMS visit. They’ll share with the listeners what information is necessary to have ready when EMS arrive to your home, and things to be thinking about in advance. They also discuss the importance of “file of life" what it is, and how to get one.

Be sure to tune in to hear the resources available to you to help make the process easier on yourself and the Emergency Department.

Next Steps 4 Seniors February 23, 2019 - Money Matters

Next Steps 4 Seniors February 23, 2019 - Money Matters

March 1, 2019

Brian Kurtz has been a full-time financial advisor since October 1, 1993. He holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Northwood University and is a licensed insurance producer and registered Investment Advisory Representative in the State of Michigan. Since 2001, Brian has hosted "Money Matters," a popular financial talk show that airs every Saturday 12-1pm WDTK, FM 101.5 & AM 1400. In addition to working with hundreds of area retirees on their investment and estate plans, Brian has trained advisors nationwide on U.S. Savings Bond management and fixed indexed annuity features. He is the author of "Getting The Most Out Of Your Savings Bonds," a comprehensive guide which was published in 1994 and is available at amazon.com.

Next Steps For Seniors February 16, 2019 - The Best Friends Approach for Memory Care

Next Steps For Seniors February 16, 2019 - The Best Friends Approach for Memory Care

February 21, 2019

David Troxel shared a best friends perspective for caregivers to utilize when caring for older adults. His book outlines the desire to engage in meaningful activities with dignity. Marianne McCaley from Stonecrest of Rochester Hills joined David on air to share how the "Best Friends" approach is working in her community.

Next Steps 4 Seniors February 9, 2019 - What is Rehabilitation?

Next Steps 4 Seniors February 9, 2019 - What is Rehabilitation?

February 15, 2019

Please join Wendy Jones when she sits down to talk with Vickie Fair Clinical Liaison for Ascension Providence Rochester Hospital Inpatient Rehab Program. She will discuss with us the different types of rehabilitation, the difference between inpatient and outpatient, the cost involved to you, and how you will qualify for it.

Next Steps 4 Seniors February 2, 2019 - Options for low-income seniors

Next Steps 4 Seniors February 2, 2019 - Options for low-income seniors

February 4, 2019

Please join us as we discuss "Options for Lower Income Seniors". Wendy had the opportunity to sit down with Latina Wright from Pace Southeast Michigan. Pace stands for Program of Care for the Elderly. Latina shares the benefits of Pace as it relates to seniors for medical, physical, and social needs. They discuss what the day in the life program participant would look like and if your struggling with medical or pharmacy bills.

Next Steps 4 Seniors January 26, 2019 - Information about Dementia

Next Steps 4 Seniors January 26, 2019 - Information about Dementia

January 29, 2019

Wendy is joined by staff from Harbor Oaks Hospital. Harbor Oaks Hospital is equipped to provide treatment for addictions, behavioral disorders, and psychiatric disorders. They offer multiple levels of care for children, adolescents, adults, and older adults who are struggling with these concerns. 

Next Steps 4 Seniors January 19, 2019 - Managing our stress and overall well-being
Next Steps 4 Seniors January 12, 2019 - What to Look for in Your Aging Parents

Next Steps 4 Seniors January 12, 2019 - What to Look for in Your Aging Parents

January 15, 2019

Wendy had two guests from Pomroy living on the program, talking about the signs and symptoms to look for in your aging parent or loved ones. Supportive services that are available to your family to help your parents stay independent and safe. They also covered Medicare and Medicaid benefits, along with the advantages of a CCRC.

Next Steps 4 Seniors January 5, 2019 - Living a Healthy Lifestyle
Next Steps 4 Seniors December 29, 2018 - Seasons Hospice
Next Steps For Seniors December 22, 2018 - The Journey of Life

Next Steps For Seniors December 22, 2018 - The Journey of Life

December 27, 2018

Please join us when we talk with Dr. Nehra. He will walk us through the journey of life... The steps we take as we age & will bring awareness to topics we should discuss in advance that will better prepare us for the future.

Next Steps For Seniors December 15, 2018 - Financial Planning for the Future

Next Steps For Seniors December 15, 2018 - Financial Planning for the Future

December 17, 2018

Financial Manager Brian Kurtz from AIP Financial Services, discusses the number one concern that retirees have about their money and the four safe places to place their money. Wendy and Brian also discuss what's covered by insurance and what's not and how to plan for the long term

Next Steps For Seniors December 8, 2018 - What is KETO???

Next Steps For Seniors December 8, 2018 - What is KETO???

December 11, 2018

What is KETO??? Do you want more energy, improve your mental clarity, lose weight, and add life to your years? Then join us this Saturday as we chat with Dr. Keith Brennan and Lisa Jendza.

Next Steps For Seniors December 1, 2018 - Medicare & What to know

Next Steps For Seniors December 1, 2018 - Medicare & What to know

December 4, 2018

Barbara Todd-Leffel from All Benefit Agency will be telling us about Michigan Medigap Subsidy and how it may help you offset the premiums if you may qualify. We will also be joined by Nichole Shotwell from The Brain Injury Association discussing resources and information for individuals impacted by brain injuries.

Next Steps For Seniors November 25, 2018 -  The Benefits of Pre-Planning a Funeral

Next Steps For Seniors November 25, 2018 - The Benefits of Pre-Planning a Funeral

November 27, 2018

Please join us as we discuss Affordable Funerals with Mary Costanza. Mary will discuss the benefits of pre-planning, the cost involved, and the different options that are out there.

Next Steps for Seniors November 17, 2018 - Symptoms to be Aware of to Avoid a Health Crisis

Next Steps for Seniors November 17, 2018 - Symptoms to be Aware of to Avoid a Health Crisis

November 18, 2018

Please join us as we chat with Lisa Gendza. Lisa is a Health Coach & Wellness Coordinator. She will share with us the most important symptoms to be aware of to avoid a health crisis. We will also discuss the correlation between diet and dementia, and the 3pm slump that we all experience, but is not normal.

Next Steps For Seniors November 10, 2018 - Skilled Nursing Communities and the Benefits

Next Steps For Seniors November 10, 2018 - Skilled Nursing Communities and the Benefits

November 13, 2018

Please join us as we chat with David Duffy Administrator from Clinton-Aire Healthcare Center. David will discuss skilled nursing communities, and the different ways they are covered under your health care benefits.

Next Steps For Seniors November 3, 2018 - The Basics from the Alzheimer’s Assocation

Next Steps For Seniors November 3, 2018 - The Basics from the Alzheimer’s Assocation

November 5, 2018

Ms. Lauren Cetnar, Education Program Coordinator, from the Alzheimer's Association, defines the differences between dementia and normal aging. She also discusses programs offered to support caregivers.

Your Questions. Real life. Real Answers.

Next Steps For Seniors October 27, 2018- The Benefits of Hospice

Next Steps For Seniors October 27, 2018- The Benefits of Hospice

October 30, 2018

Please join us today as we talk with Maddy Boyd, Director of Business Development for The Care Team. Maddy will be discussing hospice services, what will qualify you, the benefits you would receive, how to address hospice sooner, and would it be covered under you insurance. If you have any questions regarding hospice please make sure to tune in today!

Next Steps For Seniors October 20, 2018 - Benefits of a Long term Care Policy

Next Steps For Seniors October 20, 2018 - Benefits of a Long term Care Policy

October 21, 2018

Please join us today as we talk with Barbara Fanone from Priority Wealth Management. Barbara shares with our listeners the benefits of a shared long-term policy and how it can save you money. We also discuss how new life insurance could potentially be used for long-term care.

Next Steps For Seniors October 14, 2018 - How to get the proper Rehabilitation

Next Steps For Seniors October 14, 2018 - How to get the proper Rehabilitation

October 15, 2018

Amir Nawan owner of St. Mary Rehabilitation walked us through the process of how to get your loved one the proper rehab. He also discussed a recent change in the law that all consumers should be aware of in regards to physical therapy.

Next Steps For Seniors October 6, 2018 - Top 10 Nursing Home Problems

Next Steps For Seniors October 6, 2018 - Top 10 Nursing Home Problems

October 7, 2018

Attorney Patricia Dudek from Patricia E. Kefalas Dudek & Associates explains what the top 10 nursing home problems are and how to resolve them.

Next Steps For Seniors September 29, 2018 - Medicare & What to Know

Next Steps For Seniors September 29, 2018 - Medicare & What to Know

October 2, 2018

Barbara Todd-Leffel from All Benefit Agency will be telling us about Michigan Medigap Subsidy and how it may help you offset the premiums if you may qualify. We will also be joined by Nichole Shotwell from The Brain Injury Association discussing resources and information for individuals impacted by brain injuries.

Next Steps For Seniors September 22, 2018 - CBD Nutritional Products Education

Next Steps For Seniors September 22, 2018 - CBD Nutritional Products Education

September 23, 2018

CBD Unlimited educates us on their phyto-nutrient (plant-based) food and nutritional products for animal and human consumption. 

Next Steps For Seniors September 15, 2018 - Renting Your Home & how to Streamline it

Next Steps For Seniors September 15, 2018 - Renting Your Home & how to Streamline it

September 16, 2018

Mark and Tricia Raymond share a unique way to pay for assisted living costs. If you have ever considered renting your home instead of selling it, this is the program you want to hear! They discuss the fears people have with renting and how they can help you streamline the process. They also give us an idea of how rental income is determined.