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Next Steps 4 Seniors July 28, 2019 How to be prepared before an Emergency Room visit

Next Steps For Seniors - 7/29/2019 12:00:00 AM

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.

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Next Steps 4 Seniors July 6, 2019 Long Term Care Insurance

Next Steps For Seniors - 7/8/2019 12:00:00 AM

On Todays radio program Wendy had Joe Sheridan from Bankers Life as a guest.  He is a Unit Sales Manager for long-term care insurance. Wendy and Joe discussed The reasons why long-term care insurance is so important. Joe discusses the various long term care policies that are available, eligibility requirements and how many people are not qualifying now because they’re waiting too long to try to get insurance. If you’re concerned about the future and how much it will cost for your care, this is the program for you!

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Next Steps 4 Seniors June 29, 2019 Options For Low Income Seniors

Next Steps For Seniors - 7/1/2019 12:00:00 AM

On today’s episode Wendy has guest speaker, La’Tina Wright who is the Community Outreach Liaison with PACE Southeast Michigan. La’Tina and Wendy discuss options for low-income Seniors.  So many aging adults may only be receiving $1,200-$1,400 per month with Social Security.  This can be very difficult to live on.  So what is PACE and how can they help?  Tune in for this exciting and informative show!

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Next Steps 4 Seniors June 15, 2019 - Dying and coming back to life

Next Steps For Seniors - 6/17/2019 12:00:00 AM

In this exciting episode we are joined by Next Steps 4 Seniors radio listener, Rick Carter.  Rick is going to walk us through his amazing journey of having a heart attack, flat-lining and essentially dying and coming back to life.  We will be talking about how to pay attention to our bodies and symptoms to pay attention to of having a heart attack.  

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Next Steps 4 Seniors June 8, 2019 - What is an Annuity?

Next Steps For Seniors - 6/10/2019 12:00:00 AM

Brian Kurtz from AIP financial was able to share with us what an annuity is? How it works? The different types, and if it is a good investment for you. If you’ve ever wondered what your money can do to work for you, this is the program to listen to. Brian Kurtz wants to help you with your financial situation, and to be financially prepared for the future

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Next Steps 4 Seniors June 2, 2019 - Older Adult Mental Health

Next Steps For Seniors - 6/4/2019 12:00:00 AM

In this episode we are joined with Ken Deighton, Director of Behavioral Health at McLaren Oakland and McLaren Flint as well as Erin Grot, Community Relations Coordinator at McLaren Oakland.  We will be discussing older adult health and how we can take control of our future wishes in the event that we personally have a cognitive health decline.  The importance of Advance Directives and signs/symptoms to look for with our loved ones as they age.

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Next Steps 4 Seniors May 25, 2019 -Advocating for your loved one

Next Steps For Seniors - 5/29/2019 12:00:00 AM

This weeks topic is “advocating for your loved one”, Kim Russell Mayor Pro Tem Rochester shares with us how important it is to be a good advocate. And a true advocate empowers your loved one and walks alongside them giving them a voice. And what to do in a situation when your wishes do not match your loved ones. This program also talks about embracing the season in your life, and embracing exactly where we are in life.

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Next Steps 4 Seniors May 18, 2019 - Proactive way to monitor Congestive Heart Failure

Next Steps For Seniors - 5/22/2019 12:00:00 AM

Crystal Loveday and Liz Jackson from Ascension Providence Rochester Hospital shared with our listeners today an innovative device called cardiomens that can help patients with congestive heart failure. This device is a proactive way to Monitor a patient with congestive heart failure. We also discussed, Signs and symptoms to look for when you’re having heart failure. If you, or someone you know is always fatigued, had some weight gain recently, and any kind of swelling in their legs, don’t miss this program- to educate yourself on the benefits of the Heart failure clinic at Ascension Providence Rochester hospital.

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Next Steps 4 Seniors May 11, 2019 - Kelly’s Kids

Next Steps For Seniors - 5/13/2019 12:00:00 AM

Tune in to hear Zsa Zsa talk about her personal testimony and walk with her through the process of caring for her mother, while managing all the other siblings, and her own family. Listen to how she was motivated by her mother to start a nonprofit called “Kelly’s kids” to help others in Wayne County that are going through the same thing she did…

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Next Steps 4 Seniors May 4, 2019 - “Affordable Moving Services” and “Reunite The Fight”

Next Steps For Seniors - 5/8/2019 12:00:00 AM

For this episode, we have two topics, “Affordable Moving Services” and “Reunite The Fight” Karen Mendoza is part of a family owned business that cares about helping you move from one place to another. They take care in transporting your precious goods, and want to help you pack, transport, and re-set up your new place. It can be overwhelming and many people may not even move because they do not want to have to think about packing all of their stuff. Affordable Moving Services can make your life easier, they can be reached at 248-802-8571. The last few segments we spoke with Scott Gatto the CEO and Founder of “Reunite the Fight” a non profit organization that connects veterans to one another through events and trips, focuses on keeping our veterans in a good state of mind. Donations go directly to veterans for travel expenses to bring people together, and create support systems for one another. ReUnite the Fight also assists veterans with disabilit [...]

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Next Steps 4 Seniors April 14, 2019 - Nu Life Medical

Next Steps For Seniors - 4/16/2019 12:00:00 AM

For patients suffering from knee pain, the first step to recovery is to receive a proper diagnosis so the cause of the symptoms can be determined. That’s where we come in. If you are serious about finding a lasting solution to your chronic knee pain, you owe it to yourself to call Nu Life Medical for a No-Cost Consultation to see if you are a candidate.

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Next Steps 4 Seniors March 24, 2019 - Transitioning out of your home

Next Steps For Seniors - 3/26/2019 12:00:00 AM

This week Wendy was joined by Peggy Ruby from Proof Estate Services and Sara Ston from Stoneway Group. They discussed the process of downsizing, when is the best time to do it, and how to make it easiest on yourself. Many people may not sell their house because they feel like they need to “get it ready” tune in to hear some ideas on preparing for the sake of your house, downsizing, and getting rid of all the stuff!!!

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