Senior Soundwaves Radio Program
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Nov 6, 2021
Are you on the market for a move to assisted living? Are you an adult child, niece, or nephew who thinks their aging parent or relative could benefit from an assisted living community? Trisha and Haley, from Sage Meadow Assisted Living, and Andrea, from Genesis Rehab Services, walk us through what seniors and their families can expect when transitioning from home to an assisted living environment. Sage Meadow provides a member-centric approach to assisted living. With assistance from Genesis Rehab Services, new members can expect a smooth transition as Andrea and her therapy team assess and advocate best practices to Sage Meadow caregivers. We also discuss common indicators that it’s time for a senior to move to an assisted living community and what families can anticipate after reaching out to Sage Meadow. Senior Soundwaves is a program developed and sponsored by Visiting Angels, where we help seniors and their loved ones be in the know. Join us next time for another edition of Senior Soundwaves.Oct 16, 2021
Are you thinking about a new caregiving occupation or wanting to continue on your caregiver path but aren’t sure where to start? This program is especially for you. Meagan Brown, an experienced caregiver and currently the Director of Recruitment and Retention for Visiting Angels, shares her insight about what it’s like to work as a caregiver for Visiting Angels. During the interview, you’ll learn more about the role of an Angel, what sets Visiting Angels apart from the competition, and the steps Visiting Angels takes to ensure the highest quality of caregivers for their clients. Get the inside scoop about what Visiting Angels is all about and what you can expect should you choose to apply as a caregiver with Visiting Angels. Senior Soundwaves is a program developed and sponsored by Visiting Angels, where we help seniors and their loved ones be in the know. Join us next time for another edition of Senior Soundwaves.Oct 2, 2021
What is your pain preventing you from doing? Are you unable to drive to a ballgame or pick up your grandchildren because of your pain? Join Dr. Randall Blohowiak from New Medical Center located in Waupun, WI, as he shares how seniors can benefit from the comprehensive care offered at the clinic. Having experienced his own personal health crisis, Dr. Randy understands firsthand the benefit of integrated medicine. His clinic is comprised of a medical team, all of which work together on the same patient to develop the optimal treatment plan that focuses on the root of the patient’s problems. Dr. Randy also addresses the crisis in healthcare and shares compelling evidence why seniors should consider alternative approaches to pain management. For more information about the New Medical Center, or to request an appointment, please call the main office at 920.324.9899. Senior Soundwaves is a program developed and sponsored by Visiting Angels, where we help seniors and their loved ones be in the know. Join us next time for another edition of Senior Soundwaves.Aug 21, 2021
Founded by Mother Agnes Hazotte, Agnesian SSM Health has a long history of providing innovative health care services to the greater Fond du Lac area. Kristin White, Senior Business Development for Post Acute Services and Julie Schwartz, RN Supervisor for the Agnesian Adult Day Services Program, share more about the great services that Agnesia provides. Julie explains the importance of socialization for seniors and how the SSM Health Adult Day Services addresses both the social and medical needs of participants. Kristin addresses the importance of preventing hospital readmissions and how Agnesian SSM Health provides that additional support a senior may need to get back on their feet. Kristin also shares what you can expect during a hospital stay, including working with your case manager to receive the care and support you need after discharge. Senior Soundwaves is a program developed and sponsored by Visiting Angels, where we help seniors and their loved ones be in the know. Join us next time for another edition of Senior Soundwaves.Aug 7, 2021
What comes to mind when you hear the word “hospice”? Are you among the majority of Americans who believe that hospice is only for those with days left to live? Join us as we welcome Dr. Andrew Mayo, a native of Minnesota. He was inspired to pursue a career in medicine by his family’s long history of dedication to community healthcare and innovation. He currently serves as Chief Medical Officer for St. Croix Hospice. Dr. Mayo addresses the challenges and misconceptions that many hospice organizations face today, such as hospice means you are giving up on life. He shares the many benefits a patient and their family can expect to receive from hospice, including the holistic approach hospice provides to care for the whole person. He also shares insight on signs and symptoms to look for that may indicate a patient is appropriate for hospice care and how to begin that conversation. His personal experience with hospice and the help it can provide only solidified his belief that the philosophy of hospice is one that we all should be focusing on: living the best we can with the time we have remaining. Senior Soundwaves is a program developed and sponsored by Visiting Angels, where we help seniors and their loved ones be in the know. Join us next time for another edition of Senior Soundwaves.
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Visiting Angels APPLETON, WI17 Park Place #150
Appleton, WI 54914