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    Assets & Aging Live Podcast: March 15, 2017

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    Sixty-fifth Episode of live weekly interactive Podcast, hosted by Bob Scrivano of Assets and Aging.
    Premiered Wednesday March 15, 2017 at noon on www.assetsandaging.com. 
    Featured Topic: Why Medi-Cal Sucks!

  • 00:48

    02/28/2017 - Wisconsin EMS Advisory Board and Community Paramedicine Updates

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    This epidsode of EMS Live in Wisconsin was recorded on february 28, 2017, and included guests:  Jerry Biggart, Charirman, Wisconsin EMS Advisory Board, Dana Sechler, Director/Chief, Baraboo District Ambulance Service, and Patrick Ryan, President, Professional Ambulance Association of Wisconsin.
    The program provided an update on important work currently being carried out and planned by the State of Wisconsin EMS Advisory Board and its committees, as well as we received a preview of pending legislative introduction of community paramedicine at the State Capitol.
    Don't miss a beat of the action - listen to EMS Live in Wisconsin!

  • 00:31

    Coping with Caregiver Stress

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    Elizabeth Miller, a caregiving advocate and writer, helps caregivers with stress management and has creative ways to cope including humor! She is currently a caregiver for her aging mother.
    Kim Shea is a former caregiver. She writes about caregiving and aging issues and has a daily thoughts email tailored to caregivers.
    Caregivers are encouraged to call in live with their questions!

  • 01:00

    Alexandra Crosswell - Coping with the daily stress of caregiving

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    Alexandra Crosswell, PhD is a psychological scientist in the UCSF's Center for Health and Community where she studies the effect of stress on health and aging. She is currently studying the effects of the experiences of adult caregivers, and what can help caregivers thrive in their difficult role.

  • 01:05

    This is I.T. (Inconvenient Truth)!! – Planning for Your Care

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    This is I.T. (Inconvenient Truth)!! – Planning for Your Care
    I was asked recently about how or who would take care of me if something happened to where I needed to be cared for because of my illness or if my current support system was no longer able to help care for me. Do you have a plan in place to help with your care or who would care for you if something drastic were to happen? Do you have a living will? Do you have a “DNR (Do Not Resuscitate)” in place if your family or support system had to make a decision on whether to keep you alive or let you pass away? Have you talked with family or caretaker about what steps needs to be taken to ensure your wishes are met encase you are unable to make that decision? Do you have a family attorney or caseworker to help your family sort through the options about planning for you care? Call in we want to hear your thoughts on the subject. 

  • 01:03

    Getting to know more about Astoria Senior Living in Tracy, California

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    Live on the Road - Getting to know more about Astoria Senior Living in Tracy, California!
    Choosing the best option for placing your loved one, in and around Tracy, California.
    Join Laura Wayman, The Dementia Whisperer, and co-host Scott Cluthe as we visit with our guest, Executive Director Becky Langdon, and together we will be discovering all of  the love and care provided at this assisted living and memory care option, and we will be broadcasting LIVE! from Astoria Senior Living in Tracy, California,
     We will be discussing such essential amenities such as round-the-clock dementia-aware trained staff providing expert care at just the right level needed, with the perfect blend of respect, warmth and compassion. Other services include delicious meals, health care, transportation, and a wide variety of activities.  By combining this extensive list of amenities, the result is an environment that offers these priceless benefits: peace of mind, a place for safekeeping, and social, mental and physical engagement.
    Reminiscent of a charming, single-story resort, Astoria Gardens is located  in Tracy, just 60 miles east of San Francisco
    And just a reminder, the first three callers to todays show will recieve a free copy of Ms. Wayman's book, A Loving Approach to Dementia Care published by Johns Hopkins University Press.  It is easy to call in-just pick up the phone and call 1-929-477-1393
    Listen live or download this episode to listen later at your convenience!

  • 00:45

    The New Primary Care Experience for Seniors with Oak Street Health's Dr. Myers

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    Welcome to SIlver Dawn Radio with your Hosts Tami Neumann & Cathy Braxton
    RAW ~ Real & Wholehearted Conversations
    The New Primary Care Experience for Seniors with Oak Street Health's Dr. Griffin Myers
    We sit down in conversation, on location,  with Dr. Griffin Myers as he shares the story behind Oak Street Health and how they are blazing the trail with cutting edge ideas and concepts to help seniors stay healthy.  Oak Street Health spends more time with their patients creating relationships and providing important programs to support local seniors.  Join us as we dig deep.
    Dr. Griffin Myers is a board certified emergency physician, entrepreneur, and nationally recognized thought leader in healthcare innovation and value-based care. He began his career as a global strategy consultant at The Boston Consulting Group working primarily at the intersection of healthcare and financial services in markets around the globe including the U.S., Brazil, China, and Western Europe. Dr. Myers has a B.S. from Davidson College, an M.D. with Alpha Omega Alpha honors from University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, and an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. He completed his residency in emergency medicine at Harvard Medical School's Massachusetts General and Brigham & Women’s Hospitals. He is a diplomate of the American Board of Emergency Medicine and an Adjunct Instructor of Emergency Medicine at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine.
    Silver Dawn Presents Dementia RAW the Conference
    Oak Street Health

  • 00:30

    Watch out! Seniors with Dysfunctional Families

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    When adult children with aging loved ones start working the family on planning for the future they comment, “On, this will be interesting because my family does not get along”.  This is a red flag that this family maybe dealing with dysfunction from their earlier years.  There may have been the presence of alcohol, emotional distance, unclear boundaries and a lack of communication.  As a friend explained her childhood, “It was like walking on eggshells.”
    A functional family can more easily address the decline of their parent because they were raised to solve problems a group.  They communicate well, that does not mean they can place their parent in an assisted living without emotions.
    This radio segment will delve into the traits of functional and dysfunctional families along with solutions for families caring for their senior.
    Listen in at http://tobtr.com/s/6305645 on May 28th at 10am MDT.

  • 00:21

    Neuroplasticity & Nutrition for people over 60

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    Ms. Senior GA 2012 discusses how she was inspired to help people in memory care facilities with exercise, music & dancing.

  • 01:09

    The Rehab & Recovery Chronicles 5: Radical Ways to Free Yourself from Addiction

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    It's time. It's time to look at ourselves in the mirror and really have a deep conversation with ourselves. Is what we're doing with our addictions keeping us alive? It's 'in our face' loudly that many people out there using conventional methods geared towards addiction or recovery are completely LOST. The program(s) they are using or have used are just not working - not to their satisfaction anyway. So here we are...
    Tonight we are headed into a huge staredown with POST ACUTE WITHDRAWL SYNDROME.
    According to ADDICTIONS and RECOVERY.org, they state this:
    There are two stages of withdrawal. The first stage is the acute stage, which usually lasts at most a few weeks. During this stage, you may experience physical withdrawal symptoms. But every drug is different, and every person is different.
    The second stage of withdrawal is called the Post Acute Withdrawal Syndrome (PAWS). During this stage you'll have fewer physical symptoms, but more emotional and psychological withdrawal symptoms.
    Post-acute withdrawal occurs because your brain chemistry is gradually returning to normal. As your brain improves the levels of your brain chemicals fluctuate as they approach the new equilibrium causing post-acute withdrawal symptoms.
    The Symptoms of Post-Acute Withdrawal
    The most common post-acute withdrawal symptoms are:
    Mood swings Anxiety Irritability Tiredness Variable energy Low enthusiasm Variable concentration Disturbed sleep During this segment, we will discuss these points, and what one can do to overcome PAWS in a much faster turn around time. If you believe you fall into the category of experiencing Post Acute Withdrawl Syndrome, you are not alone. Please join us tonight at 8:00 pm, PST.

  • 00:32

    Frank Hodal creator of Vidazorb® sits down with Charles

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    Celeb chef and film maker Charles Mattocks sites down with Fran. Frank is the Founder of Vidazorb® chewable probiotics. Vidazorb® is unique in that it is a chewable, calorie-free and non-refrigerated probiotic supplement. Three tablets of Vidazorb contain as many probiotic bacteria as 26 cups of Activia yogurt. It took Frank seven years to develop this high-quality tablet where the bacteria would remain stable in a tablet form.
    http://vidazorb.com/ for more info   http://thediabeticyoufilm.com for more info