Senior Radio Buffalo episode #401- 12/11/21

Senior Radio Buffalo episode #401- 12/11/21

Segment 1 (4:16): We start the show with local discrimination attorney Lindy Korn. Today we are continuing our conversation about mediation, which is a specialty of Lindy’s. First we discuss a current case about a discrimination case about taking paternity leave. This case was filed in 2019 and just settled in mediation this past October. Lindy then shares how it is such an important case because it involves paternity leave and how this bank Vice President was treated when he came back from this leave. Next Lindy shares what is most notable to her in this case. Finally, hear who can be affected by discrimination. To learn more about how Lindy can help you, please visit HERE!

Segment 2 (21:08): Then we are joined by David Nannen, a social worker with Catholic Medical Partners. On this segment we are talking about some things people are dealing with during the pandemic. First we talk about what social isolation is and why it is happening now with our seniors. He also shares how the upcoming winter months can make social isolation worse. Next hear how you can talk to someone, like David, with a referral from your primary medical doctor. Finally, David shares the factors from social isolation. If you or a loved one needs help, please visit HERE!

Segment 3 (33:36): Next we discuss the Erie County Senior Services and today we are talking about their program Consumer Direct, which is a non Medicaid Program that can give you help at home. First hear a few things they can do for you at home including errands and yard work. Next hear where you can find Consumer Direct or you can call 858-8526 (New York Connects of Erie County). You can also call this number to find out if you qualify for other programs. Linda then discusses how you can also be the caretaker if you are interested. To learn more, please call 858-8526 or visit HERE!

Segment 4 (47:45): We end today’s show with Brian, Bad, and Alissa from The Stamm Law Firm. First hear how long they have been helping families in New York and what sort of things they can handle for you. First we discuss why it is so important to get your affairs in order. The Stamm Law Firm urges the community to get their affairs in order and how it can help you and your family. Then they share how you may think you have everything taken care of, but it may not be. If you do one thing in one state, it may not be usable in a different state. Next we talk about what a trust is, what it does, and how it comes into play. To learn more about how they can help you and your family, please visit HERE!

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