Segment 1 (6:36): We start the show with Dave Shenk, Commissioner of Erie County Senior Services, and Alex, Coordinator of the RSVP Program. First hear how long the RSVP has been in Erie County and how many volunteers we have had! Next Alex shares some of the things the RSVP Program can do. Then hear how COVID-19 impacted their volunteers. Finally, hear about Operation Good Neighbor from Alex. To learn more, please visit HERE!
Segment 2 (23:00): Next we welcome local attorney Lindy Korn. First, hear about the Casino suit and the discrimination against older women. Lindy goes into detail explaining what this case is. Lindy also explains how this case goes back to sexual stereotyping. Then Lindy shares how cases like this unfortunately are not going to go away soon. To learn more about what Lindy can do for you, please visit HERE!
Segment 3 (37:05): Then we welcome Michelle, Senior Corporate Wellness Specialist, from Independent Health. First hear how important it is for our seniors to stay healthy as we head into Fall. Michelle shares ideas how you can stay healthy even if you are stuck at home right now. Next they discuss how seniors can avoid stress, anxiety, and isolation during this time. Finally, hear the importance of maintaining a healthy diet. To learn more, you can visit HERE!
Segment 4 (51:22): We wrap up the show with local psychologist Dr. Amy Beth Taublieb. First hear how people are feeling with this new normal and the fear of getting sick as a senior. She then shares how so many caretakers are concerned if they get ill. Next, hear about the fine line of keeping people informed and making them anxious to where they cannot function. Finally, hear about the treatment she offers for these feelings. To learn more visit HERE!