Senior Radio Buffalo episode #509- 02/10/24  

Senior Radio Buffalo
Senior Radio Buffalo
Senior Radio Buffalo episode #509- 02/10/24  

Segment 1 (4:11): We begin today’s show by welcoming Dr. Ankit Garg, Vice President of Medical Affairs Retail Markets at Univera Healthcare, and today we are talking about the power of sleep. First he shares with us what a doctor is looking for when they ask you how are you sleeping. Dr. Garg tells us how important is to be honest about your sleep with your doctor because it can help them identify any underlying issues that could be going on. Next we discuss the health issues that inadequate sleep can cause. Finally, we talk about sleep apnea. To learn more, please visit HERE!

Segment 2 (18:49): Next we welcome Richard Ellis, the Executive Director of Amherst Meals on Wheels. First hear how many clients they serve a day and how to reach them as they know there are people who still need their services. Richard then tell us how they offer more than just meal services with their visits as they ensure your safety. Next we discuss how their services can also just be temporary if you or a loved one just need their help for a small period of time. Finally, Linda and Richard discuss how important the social aspect of the deliveries are. To learn more for yourself or a family member, you can call 716-636-3065 or please visit HERE!

Segment 3 (31:43): Then we are joined by our friend Lindy Korn, local discrimination attorney. First we discuss how sexual harassment among men may seem uncommon, but it happens. She also brought her client Kevin Marks who worked for the Youth Detention Center of Erie County who has a sexual harassment case who got terminated for not complying. Lindy tells us a little about the case and where is stands now. Kevin shares with us a little bit about his job at the Youth Center, his devotion, and how much he loved his job. Kevin then tells us about his case and the situation he was dealing with at his job. He tells us some of the incidents that happened between him and his supervisor. Lindy then tells us how she is helping Kevin. To learn more on how Lindy can help you, please visit HERE!

Segment 4 (46:36): We wrap up the first half of our show with Paul, manager of our local SAS Shoes. First we celebrate them being in business for 20 years! That truly shows how great their reputation, service, and products are. Paul shares with their philosophy- the 3 Q’s- and how it has led them to where they are today. Paul also gives credit to word of mouth from their incredible customers and how it keeps their business thriving. Then we discuss that the price of their shoes are more than fair for what you get in return. Finally, we discuss their Winter Boot sale! To learn more about their amazing shoes, please visit HERE!

Segment 5 (1:04:40): We start the second half of our show with Jennifer and Marissa from Harmonia Collaborative Care. Jennifer tells us how they focus on caregivers, how caregivers are a forgotten population, and what they do to support caregivers in our community. Next we discuss the mental toll on a caregiver and what they are struggling with. Marissa then tells us what the sees that caregivers need. This includes help with anxiety, depression, and sleep deprivation. Jennifer and Marissa share with us how they can help a caregiver remember that their care is important, too. To find out more on how they can help you or a caregiver you know, please visit HERE!

Segment 6 (1:18:06): We start this segment by talking about the brand new adventure: Senior Radio Travel Club! Then Linda introduces our good friend Barb Hughes from Webster’s Travel. First Linda and Barb discuss their past informational meetings on the upcoming trips and on the Senior Radio Travel Club. Barb shares with us where to find out all of the information you need about the trips, including listing of the tours, how to register for the Travel Club, and how to register for the upcoming trips. Finally, we discuss the upcoming Sicily trip with Rosario, who is leading that trip! To learn more please visit our website, our Facebook Page, or call/text Barb at 716 243 6284.

Segment 7 (1:31:00): Next we are joined by Brad and Brian Stamm from Stamm Law Firm. Today we are discussing the things that are changing when it comes to Nursing Homes. First hear the insane costs of nursing homes cost year– your jaw will drop. They share with us that one of the best way to pay for a nursing home is Medicaid, but you have to make sure you are eligible and that you sign up correctly. Stamm Law Firm can help you and your family save on nursing home costs by helping you plan ahead. Don’t let your loved ones be wiped out of their hard earned money. Brad and Brian then share with us what we can do today for ourselves and our family to be prepared for tomorrow. To learn more about Stamm Law Firm, please visit HERE!

Segment 8 (1:46:28): We wrap up today’s show with Mr. Fitness aka Richard Derwald! Richard is also a Senior Consultant over at Erie County Senior Services. Richard shares with us what he is doing to improve his life everyday. Richard then shares with us that what holds you back is all in your mind. The body’s full power is what is in your mind. Richard and Linda get into a wonderful conversation about envisioning what you want and how you cannot let that go if you want to achieve your dreams. Finally, we discuss our huge fear of failure. For information about Erie County Senior Services, please call 716-858-8526. 

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