Senior Radio Buffalo episode #471- 05/06/23

Senior Radio Buffalo
Senior Radio Buffalo
Senior Radio Buffalo episode #471- 05/06/23

Segment 1 (5:49): We start the show with Paul, manager of our local SAS Shoes. We begin by talking about how May is Sandal Month and how SAS Shoes is fully stocked with so many different sizes, colors, and styles of sandals! Then Paul shares with us what Sandal Month means– and it comes with a discount if you listen in. Paul also tells us where the sandals come from and how they are built to last. Tune in to hear how comfort begins and ends right here at SAS Shoes! Next we discuss how their employees have over 150 years of combined experience, their huge comprehensive size range, and how they will size your feet correctly to find you the perfect shoe for your unique feet. Finally, make sure to listen in to find out how you can receive a discount for sandals in May! To learn more, please visit HERE!

Segment 2 (20:14): Next we welcome Julianne Lepo, CDFA, President and owner of Turning Tides Financial. She is a Licensed Financial Advisor and Certified Divorce Financial Analyst. First hear how she is here for women to make them feel excellent about their finances. Then she tells us some things she hears from women and how they end up so thrilled that they came to her office. Julianne hears a lot of fear and confusion from her clients at first, but then they will come back so happy that they finally understand their financial situation. Next we go through some examples of situations women could currently be in and how Julianne can help you through it. Finally, hear what a Spending Plan is, what a S3 Plan is, and how she can help, no matter what your financial situation is. To learn more about how she can help you, please call 716-800-4290 or visit HERE!

Segment 3 (35:12): Then we are joined by Tara and Phil, co-owners of R Salon. First hear where the salon is located. Then we discuss how our hair changes as we get older and the staff at R Salon understands that and can help manage those changes with different services. Phil explains how you have to adjust what you do to your hair and why doing the same things over and over may not always work. Then we discuss about everything they will go over when you’re in the salon to give you the best color, haircut, and hair possible! Tara then tells us how things have changed from years prior and if you have had a bad experience at a different salon, you won’t have one here! Finally, make sure you tune in to hear how you can receive a free treatment! To learn more or to make an appointment you can call  (716)633-3401 or visit HERE!

Segment 4 (50:24): Then we are joined by Dr. Ken Dill Pharm.D., BCPS (Board certified pharmacotherapy specialist) and Catholic Medical Partners Clinical Pharmacy Specialist. Today we are talking about Covid and we begin by discussing if we should still be worried about Covid. Then we discuss the symptoms of Covid, how to have a heightened sense of Covid if you are at high risk, and what puts people at high risk for Covid. Then we discuss the treatments of Covid. Tune in to find out how they work and if they are similar to Tamiflu. Finally we talk about who a candidate would be for Covid treatment, where you go for treatment, how often you need the treatments, and if there are any possible side effects for getting treatment. If you test positive for COVID, talk to your primary care physician about which treatment option is best for you. To find a CMP member physician, visit HERE! and click on “Provider & Facility Locator” at the top of the page.

Segment 5 (1:07:15): We start the second half of the show with Mr. Fitness- Richard Derwald, coordinator of the Erie County Senior Fitness Program. Today we are talking about how growing older has never felt better and how you can read about this in an article in After 50 Magazine. Richard and Linda discuss how they see more vitality and more of a lust for life in our Senior Community than any other age group. Next we discuss Richard’s positive outlook on life. Then we discuss if the “good old days” were really the good old days, or if we are actually in them now. This may be the best time to be a Senior! Finally, we discuss how you can be a happier person if you are grateful.

Segment 6 (1:21:26): For this segment, we welcome back Mr. Fitness- Richard Derwald, coordinator of the Erie County Senior Fitness Program. First hear how he’s going to be in After 50 magazine, so be sure to be on the look out for it! Next we talk about the myths about aging and how Richard is hear to prove them wrong! It is what you make it. Linda and Richard get into these myths including if older people like to be alone, if Seniors should really be considered “over the hill,” avoiding exercise, and more! Be sure to listen in to see if these myths are true or false.

Segment 7 (1:34:51): Jennifer Stenak, Director of the West Seneca Senior Center is Linda’s next guest. We begin by talking about how great Senior Centers are now that we have the time to enjoy the things we want to do. Next hear how there is no membership fee except for a $10 a month gym fee, but most Medicare plans will cover it. Find out how many members they have, where they are located, how big their parking lot is, and about their new Pickle Ball court! Jennifer shares with us how welcoming their Center is, no matter your skills or interests. Then we discuss their served lunch program that runs Monday-Friday and their frozen meals you can order. Finally, find out how you can stop by to get to know the Center and see if it’s a fit for you. Senior Centers are not what you stereotype and can help with any loneliness you may have. To learn more about the West Seneca Senior Center, please call 716-675-9288 or visit HERE!

Segment 8 (1:48:47): We wrap up the show with Dr. Dana Robbins, Physical Therapist and Founder/Executive Director of Home & Happy. Home & Happy is a nonprofit organization to keep older adults at home as long as possible. Dr. Robbins shares some of her history and what led her to create Home & Happy. She then tells us how physical therapy can help with everyday movements like getting in and out of the car or bathtub. Her goal is to get patients the equipment they need to be able to move and be independent. Her goal is to collect great equipment and reuse it for other seniors in their home. They can also help provide financial support if you need larger equipment. They work with anyone 65 years or older in Western New York. Then hear how they will drop off the equipment, set it up, and train you and/or your caregiver on how to use it. Finally, hear how they completely run off of donations. To find out how you can help, donate, or to find out more information, please call 716-217-5644 or visit HERE!

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