Senior Radio Buffalo episode #454- 01/07/23

Senior Radio Buffalo episode #454- 01/07/23

Segment 1 (2:55): We start the show with Roxanne, owner and founder of Elder Care Solutions of Western New York. Today we talk about how our relatives and family are our business and how important it is to get a plan in place that everyone involved agrees on. Roxanne discusses how the holidays are an eye opening time to start seeing the help your relatives may need. She gives some examples of the changes you may see that are showing they need some help. Then hear how it’s great to have a plan before a crisis actually happens! Finally, hear the peace of mind that Elder Care Solutions of Western New York can give you. To learn more, please visit HERE!

Segment 2 (18:29): Next we welcome DeeDee Pierce, who is the Quality Improvement Clinical Pharmacist with Univera Healthcare. On this segment we are talking about prescriptions and how to simplify and economize on your prescription medicines. First we talk about how it can be challenging to stay on top of when your prescriptions need to be filled and picked up DeeDee gives us some great tips on how to keep this as easy as possible- including Medical Synchronization Linda and her discuss how this is different than a pharmacy doing automatic refills. Finally, hear how important it is to follow the directions on your prescriptions and how doing it wrong can put your life in jeopardy. To learn more about how you can go to the pharmacy only once a month (or every 3 months) please visit HERE!

Segment 3 (29:46): Our next segment features The Stamm Law Firm. We welcome Brad, Brian, and Alissa from the firm. First we talk about what The Stamm Law Firm does if there are questions on how to handle an estate. We discuss the “Basic Three” and how to handle that. We hear an example of a couple who had a small child and how they got a will taken care of, just to give them peace of mind that the child would have the proper guardian if a tragedy struck. Alissa shares with us the best way to disinherit a family member that you don’t want to leave anything to. Finally, hear what contesting a will means. To learn more of the Basic Three and what you should have in place before something happens, please visit HERE!

Segment 4 (46:03): We wrap up the show with Dr. Dofitas, a Neurologist at the Comprehensive Stroke Center at Mercy Hospital who partners with Catholic Medical Partners. First we discuss the differences between having normal memory loss and dementia. You may start seeing some of these signs as you are visiting family members this holiday season. Next we discuss the causes of dementia. Then Dr. Dofitas tells us the behaviors we need to notice of loved ones that show they may need to be seen by their doctor. To learn more, please visit HERE!

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