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People over fifty living alone
Loss of Life sooner.
22% of those over 65 who has no one in danger of becoming elderly orphans.
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Guest: Carole Herman
After a three-year uphill battle with apathetic officials, files that mysteriously disappeared, several closures of her Aunt’s case with no action, and a pattern of stonewalling by state agencies created to protect patients from abuse and poor care, two things happened: The district administrator of the agency that licensed and monitored nursing homes was fired and Carole Herman, who fought the system for three years, founded FATE, Foundation Aiding The Elderly.
Carole protects the weak, fights the powerful, demands government do its job and doctor's to fulfill the Hippocratic Oath.
In October 2001 Carole was a Volunteer Spirit Award winner receiving the Lifetime Achievement Award for her work with FATE on behalf of the elderly and in February 2002 Carole was presented with a Resolution from the Sacramento County Board of Supervisors for "her dedication and care for the elderly of our community."
Today, FATE has affiliated organizations and colleagues fighting elderly patient's rights in Texas, Kansas, Ohio, Tennessee, Illinois, Nebraska, Oklahoma and South Carolina. FATE has helped families all over the country. Civil actions have been filed on behalf of patients and their families. And the movement to illuminate and reverse the all-too-common incidents of abuse such as neglect, psychiatric drugging and criminal assaults of the elderly is growing.
FATE fulfills a vital and increasing need of providing direct action advocacy and education that will ensure that care is received with the dignity that everyone deserves.
Greetings to all God's people I thank you for allowing us to come into your homes every week as we celebrate Jesus and what God is doing in the lives of his people. I pray blessings over you.My guest tonight is Diane Carbo an RN who specializes in assisting the elderly. She was most recently featured in an NBC News article about dementia. Also she helps to teach people how to handle family members who are fighting for care of aging loved ones.
Diane experience and knowledge in caring for the elderly has led her to create a medical service MyVitalAlert which provides a personalized secure database to store not only health care information, but other types of health records - dental records, healthcare records associated with pets, vital documents including, without limitation, wills, living wills, a power of attorney, and a healthcare power of attorney. Diane website is www.caregiverrelief.com. Come join me for an hour as we look into the lives of the elderly and what we need to know and how to take care of our love ones today.
"Human Rights Demand" presents "Foreclosing on the Elderly, a Susie Johnson Update" at 4pm Eastern, Nov 11. Please dial (347) 857-3293 to speak on air. See a video uploaded by our guest today, Afua Ampoma, at
See an article about the fight for Grandma Susie's homeownership rights:
Power Concedes Nothing Without a Demand. It never has, and it never will. ~Frederick Douglass
The Female Solution w/Naimah Latif
Some cultures have a specific method for determining which child will take care of the elderly parents: first born son, youngest daughter, etc. But Americans leave such a thing to chance, and many couples fail to discuss this important issue prior to the marriage. When our parents age, they may need to move in with us, or we may need to become their live in caregiver. Have you and your spouse agreed how you will handle the care of your aging parents? What if your parent is ill? What if your spouse's parent is ill? How would you feel about putting your elderly parent in a home? Today we examine how to approach this very sensitive subject with your spouse, before the time comes to care for an elderly parent
Patrice Gilgan joins us this evening to expose the abuse and drugging of her father at the hands of doctors and nursing home workers in two different facilities in Orange County, California. The first instance of abuse both physical and with drugs occured at Irvine Cottage Board and Care where Gerald had been sent to recover from brain surgery. Gerald was drugged within 24 hours of admittance to the home with massive doses of Haldol, Seroqel and overdosed on morphine. There was no prescription for the morphine. Cottage Board and Care is operated by St Joseph Hospice, a Catholic enterprise.
At a second facility, Villa Valencia Skilled Nursing, (a St Michael Hospice and another Catholic owned enterprise), Gerald was given 7 different drugs. None of these drugs were to be used on brain injured or individuals suffering from dementia. When Gerald was finally freed from this facility and hospitalized again, it took more than two weeks for him to respond due to the massive drug overload in his system.
Videos of Gerald, and of some of the abuse he endured are available on the you tube channel; Ireland Dallas
Gerald Gilgan was a retired New York City Fire Fighter. This man did not deserve this callous treatment. No one does. Yet it happens to the elderly every day here in the US.
Join us as Bruce Wiseman, U.S. President of the Citizens Commission on Human Rights, talks with us this evening about the hidden abuse of America's elderly as they fall prey to a system used to exploit, experiment and abuse them. Drugging with psychotropic drugs, chemical restraints and electroshock await those who do not submit voluntarily to forced isolation, and the theft of their assets. The elderly are also used for experimentation with vaccines, drugs and untested therapies. This could happen to your mom, your dad or ......you.
Bruce Wiseman is the U.S. President of the Citizens Commission on Human Rights. He has testified before bodies of both houses of the United States Congress, as well as state legislative and judicial bodies in Colorado, Arkansas, New Jersey, Tennessee, Pennsylvania and Florida. He has also testified before the Food and Drug Administration; the President's Commission on Mental Health; the President's Commission to Reform Special Education; and the National Institute of Mental Health’s Consensus Conference on ADHD. He has made more than 800 radio and television appearances including CNN, Fox National News, NBC's Dateline and The Montel Williams show, and has been quoted in print media across the country, including The New York Times. He has a Master’s Degree, Summa Cum Laude, in American History from the California State University at San Jose, and is the former Chairman of the Department of History of John F. Kennedy University. Mr. Wiseman is the author of the compelling book, Psychiatry: The Ultimate Betrayal and for five years hosted the acclaimed, nationally syndicated radio show, Take America Back.
Discussion concerning some practical ways for adult children to assist elderly or infirm parents with financial matters.
in Self Help
This week is a short show with a request from Suzanne whose grandmother is in the hospital due to a fall. Suzanne feels guilty as her mother is the only one in the family capable of staying nights at the hospital. Janet and the HS's discuss patterns rooted in the collective belief of aging/elderly/caregiving and we end with a potent healing.
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