Senior Radio Buffalo episode #510- 02/17/24 

Senior Radio Buffalo
Senior Radio Buffalo
Senior Radio Buffalo episode #510- 02/17/24 

Segment 1 (5:06): We start today’s show with Sally and Lisa from Clarity Group. March 1st marks their 7th anniversary! Next we discuss how they have helped THOUSANDS of people in our area when it comes to Medicare. They know Medicare and aren’t here to sell you some insurance policy. Next we discuss their certifications, how there is no cost for any of their services, and how they are here for you all year long. Then we discuss what to expect when you come in and see Clarity Group and how you do not have to be on the same Medicare Plan as your spouse. Finally, we discuss why it’s important to check in with Clarity Group every year during Open Enrollment, even if you don’t think you need to change plans. To learn more or to schedule an appointment, you can call 716-393-3437 or visit HERE!

Segment 2 (18:44): Our next guest is Paul, manager of our local SAS Shoes. First hear how they sell more than just shoes- they sell tons of accessories. Here’s some even more great news- Winter boots are on sale! Paul tells us a little bit about the SAS Experience and how you will get wonderful footwear custom to your feet, and also amazing customer service where you will always be treated right. Paul tells us how it is about your unique needs and unique feet. Next we discuss the discount going on with their winter boots and their foot warmers that they can insert into the shoes. Finally, we discuss their clearance shoes that are already marked down, plus you can get buy one pair get one pair 50% off. To learn more about their amazing shoes, please visit HERE!

Segment 3 (31:19): Then we welcome Richard Ellis, the Executive Director of Amherst Meals on Wheels. First hear a little history of Richard. Then we discuss a little bit about what Meals on Wheels does and how it is so much more than just a delivery of food. Next Richard tells us how many meals they delivered last year in Amherst. It is an amazing amount!! Next we discuss who qualifies for this program and also how it can be a part time thing- like if you’re coming out of the hospital and can’t get up to cook for a period of time. Finally, we discuss why the human contact of Amherst Meals on Wheels is so important. To find out more, please visit HERE!

Segment 4 (46:20): We wrap up the first half of our show with Dr. Ankit Garg, Vice President of Medical Affairs Retail Markets at Univera Healthcare, and today we are discussing taking advantage of your Part D Medicare coverage (prescriptions) and why it is so important to follow directions when taking your medication. First Dr. Garg tells us what happens when you miss doses of your medication and how it can impact your quality of life. Next he tells us which medications are so important to take as directed. Then we talk about how your prescriptions will cover you until your next refill and how helpful automatic refills can be. Finally, we discuss the money you can save by being on the correct Medicare Plan when it comes to your prescriptions. To learn more please visit HERE!

Segment 5 (1:04:20): We start the second half of our show by talking about the brand new adventure: Senior Radio Travel Club! Then Linda introduces our good friend Barb Hughes from Webster’s Travel. Barb and Linda discuss all of the benefits of traveling together as a group– savings, new friendships, and more! The Travel Club provides opportunities to be in the know of all trips and being able to have the information on the trips you are interested in. There are so many things you don’t have to do or worry about when you take a group trip. Then we discuss how the itineraries have plenty of free time where you can do the things you want to or just relax. To learn more please visit our website, our Facebook Page, or call/text Barb at 716 243 6284.

Segment 6 (1:19:13): Next we welcome Jennifer and Marissa from Harmonia Collaborative Care. They offer help and resources for caregivers. Marissa tells us what she is hearing caregivers struggle with. This includes anxiety, depression, and sleep deprivation. It is a huge task to take care of someone else, especially if you are in isolation. This can also lead to hopelessness for yourself and constant worry and fight or flight for your loved one. Jennifer then tells us what services they offer and help with if you are a caregiver. This can include a Medical Alert button, home delivered meals, and adult daycare centers. To find out more on how they can help you or a caregiver you know, please visit HERE!

Segment 7 (1:31:08): Our next guest is Mr. Fitness aka Richard Derwald! Richard is also a Senior Consultant over at Erie County Senior Services. Richard starts by telling us how he was in a country rock band and the name he gave himself while in the band. Richard then tells us some amazing stories from those days. Tune in to go down memory lane! Finally, we discuss going through bad times and living for today. For information about Erie County Senior Services, please call 716-858-8526. 

Segment 8 (1:44:52): We wrap up the show with Brad and Brian Stamm from Stamm Law Firm. Today we are discussing how to protect yourself, your assets, and your home. They tell us a few ways on how you can do this and how to make sure there is a smooth transition on your home upon your death. Brad and Brian then tell us a little bit about trusts and what they can do when it comes to your home. Brad and Brian tell us that it is easy and not crazy expensive to protect yourself and your estate for your future. To learn more about Stamm Law Firm, please visit HERE!

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