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Sue Brown with Brown and Freeman is back on the show for this segment on pre-planning your funeral arrangements as part of your financial planning strategy. Joining us is Mark Lucas-Kelly with Lucas Funeral Homes. Preplanning is a growing tread, particularly among ‘Baby Boomers’. In 2007, surveys revealed that more than 20 million US citizens over the age of 50 have prepaid for funeral or burials for themselves. Tune in to hear more about options, average costs and more.
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To Serve the Living: Funeral Directors and the African American Way of Death with Suzanne E. Smith
Suzanne E. Smith is Professor of History in the Department of History and Art History at George Mason University. Her first book, Dancing in the Street: Motown and the Cultural Politics of Detroit (2000), examines Motown and its relationship to the black community of Detroit and the civil rights movement. It was awarded third in the eleventh annual Gleason Music Book Awards, sponsored by NYU, Rolling Stone, and BMI. Her latest book, To Serve the Living: Funeral Directors and the African American Way of Death (2010), explores the role of funeral directors in African American life and their participation in the national civil rights movement. To Serve the Living was a finalist for the Library of Virginia's Non-Fiction Literary Award in 2011. Her current book project is a biography of the African American radio evangelist, Elder Lightfoot Solomon Michaux.
in Self Help
Brenda Pearce, The Empowered Nurse, interviews Kat Downey, a Preplanning Strategist and Funeral Director. This interview delves into the deep and often difficult topic of death. Everybody does this, but nobody wants to talk about it. eFactor Radio wishes to dispel myths, and help our audience to understand that there is a proper time to plan and pre-planning is the way to go. We are offering an open forum where you can ask questions, get answers, and tap into resources intended to lessen the burden, and not leave it until a time of crisis to be dealt with by family at the time of loss.
Kat Downey has made a commitment to serving humanity combining her roles as a funeral director and insurance advisor.
Having earned a BA in Biology and a Masters in Education from two prestigious Universities, she taught school in both the Secondary and College levels in Toronto. Realizing her true calling was in assisting people in dealing with difficult decision planning such as funeral planning and estate preservation Kat left the educational system behind for her true calling.
Obtaining her license as a Funeral Director in 1998, Kat embarked into a new career path. Though death is an essential component of the human experience, she provides a unique perspective and service to provide peace of mind to her clients. Kat has a strong knowledge base which includes insurance and benefit products as well as she is a licenced Insurance broker. She has taken courses in Palliative Care and Bereavement Facilitator’s programs as well. She has also published the Executor's Companion Workbook in 2010 and is a Certified Executor Advisor, obtaining that designation in 2014.
She is an active volunteer and networking and is recognized as an upbeat, honest and capable professional whose main goal is to leave her clients feeling cared for, validated and secure.
A defining moment for the POTUS and a dose of potent hope for every listener.
Officer Sonny Kim's Funeral Live in Cincinnati Ohio. Sonny served for the CPD. News coverage live
Fridays with Faith welcomes Cathy Houser and Lynise Parisien, Co-Directors of From Parents 2 Partners. Their mission: From Parents 2 Partners was developed out of a need to support young adults that are transitioning from a school environment, to a community environment, where parents and young adults need even more support to be successful in work and life. We are here to fill in some gaps that are not available to families and young adults; to help prepare young adults to live, work and play in the community and create a sense of ownership and independence in their lives. http://Fromparents2partners.com
Cathy Houser recently retired as regional account representative with the DRS Corporate connections Program at the Center for Literacy.
Lynise Parisien works for an agency, JobWise, that assist people with disabilities find meaningful employment.
Cathy and Lynise will share with us their backgrounds, their work with parents and students finding resources and help with disabilities, and why they have begun this venture together now.
Call in 1-805-292-0349 to listen LIVE! Press 1 if you would like to be added to the show to ask questions or make comments!
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Jon, Don and Jane first highlights the notable moments of Clementa's life; then we digress to the two big Supreme Court decisions this week regarding Obamacare and marriage equality. We then go on to life goals and purpose
Listen 24/7 to Chuck Steele, Air Force Veteran and Executive Director R4Alliance, Bill “Potter” Potter, Vietam Veteran and Chairman Board of Directors/R4 Alliance and Eva Stimson an award-winning marketing/communications specialist, member of De Anza DAR (Daughters of the American Revolution). Hear about the incredible growth of R4Alliance, about the effectiveness of Recreational Therapy and more. Please SHARE
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Are You Interested in Learning about Crowdfunding? If so, don't miss this exciting interview with Jilliene Helman!
Jilliene is the CEO and founder of Realty Mogul, the fast-growing real estate crowdfunding platform in the industry. Realty Mogul recently raised $250 million from institutional investors and has made crowdfunding one of the investment leading platforms in the industry. To date, RealtyMogul.com has already helped fund 240 properties totaling more than $500 million in value.
The company's first-ever crowdfunding project was in New York, where they raised $1.6 million from 46 investors for two apartment buildings in Brooklyn. Realty Mogul is one of the first real estate crowdfunding platforms helping to pave the way for other sites to follow. Today, investors may both invest in equity as well as debt for both commercial and residential real estate. Their company recently exploded from having a staff of 10 to a team of 80.
Jilliene holds a business degree from Georgetown, and also spent time abroad studying in Spain (Universitat Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona) and China (University of International Business and Economics in Beijing).
She is a member of the board of directors at UCLA’s Ziman Center for Real Estate, she has underwritten over $5 billion of real estate. Jilliene was previously a vice president at Union Bank, where she spent time in wealth management, finance and risk management. In addition, Jilliene is a Certified Wealth Strategist; plus she holds both Series 7 and Series 63 licenses.
Don't miss this exhilarating interview conducted by Realty411's founder, Linda Pliagas.
This week we will be talking about the elderly and special care and the benefits of that service.
We will also be talking about hospice care and the toll that that takes on the loved ones of the recipients.
Have you ever had a loved one that received special care? Do you know what that is? Do you know what the financial obligations of Special Care are? Is it available to everyone?
What about hospice care? What are the differences between Special Care and Hospice Care?
Have you ever had a loved one that received Hospice Care? What are some of the factors that determine whether a person should choose hospice Care or or not?
What is the emotional toll that is taken on the family of the recipient? Is Hospice Care always the end of the road for the recipients? Does anyone ever come back from receiving Hospice Care or is it usually time to just start making funeral arrangements?
This featured guest on this show will be Darby Didah McIntyre-Guy? who has worked in the Special Care industry for a little under 2 decades and has a wealth of knowledge on the topic from a manager's standpoint as well as working in the field.
Make sure you check out this very emotion-filled show that is sure to touch everyone's lives in some way.
Joining Dr. Michelle Robin is Jennifer MaGee, executive director of Heartland Therapeutic Riding. Heartland Therapeutic Riding provides equine-assisted therapy through the movement of and human interaction with the horse. Founded in 1977 and lead by a volunteer board of directors, Heartland Therapeutic Riding is Kansas City’s first therapeutic riding program designed to assist individuals with physical or cognitive disabilities, such as cerebral palsy, spinal bifida, autism, development delay, Down Syndrome, emotional disorder sight and hearing impairments and neuromuscular and orthopedic challenges.
And you’ll meet Delena Stout the owner of Brookside Barkery & Bath. Over the course of a decade, the Kansas City-based dog bath and all-natural pet food store has expanded to multiple locations with thousands of customers. The mission at the Barkery is “Better Health through Better Nutrition” and their goals are to provide the most up-to-date holistic health information to their patrons
To learn more about the host visit her online at http://www.drmichellerobin.com/