Senior Radio Buffalo episode #484- 08/05/23 

Senior Radio Buffalo
Senior Radio Buffalo
Senior Radio Buffalo episode #484- 08/05/23 

Segment 1 (4:48): We start the show with Brad Stamm and Brian Stamm from Stamm Law Firm. Today we are answering some questions we get sent in from social media. We start by discussing how the pandemic has people wanting to get their legal affairs and their futures in order. Next they answer what documents are needed to start thinking about Senior Living options for your parents. Brian and Brad tell us what the options are with Senior Living and what each one would require. They also tell us what New York State requires to figure out the care needs for your parents. Brian and Brad also share what the two most important “living documents” you need and how they can help you. To get in contact with The Stamm Law Firm, please call 716-759-2952 or visit HERE!

Segment 2 (20:02): Next we welcome local discrimination attorney Lindy Korn. Today we are talking about a current case involving Dr. Hweng, who is on the show, too. First hear the amazing work he does in the pediatric care. Then he tells us how in 2020 he was denied tenure when his work proved he should have not been. Dr. Hweng then gives us some history and how he came to UB and how he wanted to give the patients the best care. Then Lindy tells us when the issues started and who they filed a complaint with. Lindy shares with us how he was denied tenured and fired from his position. Lindy then shares with us some strange things that have happened when he took the job at UB and how they intend to find out why this happened during litigation. To learn more on how Lindy can help you, please call 716-856-KORN or visit HERE!

Segment 3 (33:50): Our next guest is Julianne Lepo, CDFA, President, and owner of Turning Tides Financial. First we began by discussing what women go through getting through a divorce and what happens after the divorce. Julianne tells us how she is with her clients through all of the steps that happen with divorce, even the steps you don’t think about. She is there to make sure you understand the steps, especially after the divorce, and how she will walk you through the whole thing without any surprises. Next hear what Julianne can do that your lawyer cannot, and how you need both to get through a divorce. Finally, we discuss “grey divorce.” To learn more about how Julianne can help you, please call 716-800-4290 or visit HERE!

Segment 4 (47:30): We wrap up the first half of our show with Dr. Hopkins, Senior Medical Director of Behavioral Health at Univera Healthcare. Today we are discussing how to identify mental health concerns in your children or grandchildren. First Linda and Dr. Hopkins discuss some data about mental health concerns in high schools students and Dr. Hopkins tells us how the pandemic unfortunately has long lasting negative effects on children or teens. We also discuss how there could be long lasting effects and we may see these starting in 5 plus years. He also tells us specific things from the pandemic that could cause these issues and he gives some support ideas that could help children and teens. Finally, Dr. Hopkins tells us some warning signs to look out for that may show your child or teen is struggling with their mental health. To learn more, please visit HERE!

Segment 5 (1:04:30): We start the second half of our show with Barbara Hughes, the General Manager of AAA Group Travel. Barbara has planned some amazing upcoming trips partnered with Senior Radio Buffalo! Then Barbara tells us some of her best travel experiences and how you can experience it, too. Next we start talking about our trips. Tune in to hear about the first one: European Christmas Markets from November 25th-December 5th. Barbara goes into detail about this amazing trip and tells us some of the cities and sites we will see. Linda and Barbara also tell us what is included and the price. Finally, Barbara tells us about the next trip which takes us to Hawaii. She tells us about the trip, where the trip leaves from, and Linda tells us the itinerary which leads us to a cruise in the Hawaiian islands. This trip is from January 25th-February 4th and Barbara tells us the price. If you’re interested in either trip you can visit our site or call Kristen at 716-630-3750.

Segment 6 (1:18:30): Next we are joined by Joe from Andrew’s Estate Service. First we discuss what they do for their clients and how they use modern practices to do it. Next we discuss their new practice of virtual estate sales. Joe tells us how not only do the sellers love this practice, but how the buyers love it, too. Joe then tells us why they love it so much, including the multiple and fantastic pictures they take, including any scratches or marks. We then discuss their detailed descriptions and their importance. Finally, hear about their professional dispersal system. To learn more about Andrew’s Estate Service, you can call 716-873-7440 or visit HERE!

Segment 7 (1:32:01): Then we welcome Melissa, Executive Director, and Kristina, PR Coordinator. from Amherst Senior Center. First hear all of the amazing things they have to offer at the Center. Next we talk about how you don’t have to be a resident of Amherst to be a member. Melissa then tells how to join and the hours they’re available. Then Kristina tells us how March is National Nutrition Month and all of the special events the Center has during the month to support this. To learn more, please visit HERE!

Segment 8 (1:46:50): We wrap up the show by bringing you a Senior Mental Health Moment and today we welcome Brett Stotz, a Licensed Mental Health Counselor. We begin by talking about bereavement and how we navigate this feeling. Brett shares with us how it is a life changing event and what the most important thing to know is when dealing with bereavement. He discusses how it’s important to celebrate every single thing you’re able to achieve during this time- no matter how small. It’s important to acknowledge the difficult things and acknowledge when you can do them. It’s also important to remember that it is a slow process and it’s okay to take your time. Finally, Brett tells us how it is so important to honor the person we lost. Brett gives us some great information on bereavement and how to receive the help you need.

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