Listen and learn in then second installment of our two part series on the growing Opioids addiction problem

Listen and learn in then second installment of our two part series on the growing Opioids addiction problem, when we learn about recognizing addiction in yourself or a loved one, what treatments are available and how to get help. Some of the areas we explore on this show include; Prescription drug Opioids addiction is a national problem. There has been approximately an 80% rise in Senior Citizens who suffer Opioids addiction problems and Overdoses in the past decade. Every day more than 115 Americans die from Opioids overdose. That is the equivalent of a Jumbo Airliner going down and crashing in the U.S. every week! The estimated “economic burden” alone is approximately $78.5 Billion... Read More

Protect your loved ones from prescription drug addiction with Dr. Tom Garcia

The prescription addiction epidemic in seniors is growing daily and only you can stop it! Please listen in as we explore one of today’s hot topics because it is impacting more seniors every day. Don’t think this effects you? The epidemic isn’t just street junkies pushing heroin anymore. The biggest problem now is prescription painkillers, which can induce addiction without the patient ever really knowing the trap they have fallen into. In part on of our in depth series on Opioids with Dr Tom Garcia, cardiologist and past president of the Texas Medical Association. Dr Garcia has a special appreciation of the problem because before he went to Medical school he earned a degree in Pharmacy.... Read More

Medicare Open Enrollment is coming! Listen here and learn how to make the best choices! Part One

Something that every American who reaches age 65 or who has a parent over 65 needs to be informed about and informed about in detail. Medicare, Medicare supplements (no they are not vitamins), part D drug plans, Medicare “Advantage” plans and the whole alphabet soup. Starting October 15th and running through Pearl Harbor Day is the annual Open Enrollment period when you can change your Medicare insurance plans.The choices you make in the next few weeks for yourself or for your parents if you are their caregiver can literally make a difference of tens of thousands of dollars in spending over the next year. Part One covers Traditional Medicare and Supplement Plans with our Medicare... Read More

Incontinence ruining your quality of life? Ready for a solution?

Incontinence ruining your quality of life? Ready to take control of your life again and get your control and independence back? Listen as The Senior Answer’s special guest Dr Marcus Aquino, Colo-Rectal Surgeon, sheds light on new therapy that can bring bowel and urinary incontinence under control so you can get rid of those embarrassing diapers and pads! This life changing therapy is approved and paid for by Medicare and many Advantage plans! Among the topics discussed on this show are; • What is Incontinence? • What causes Incontinence? • Traditional treatments and coping mechanisms • New Treatment Options • Over the counter electrical stimulators? • Medtronic... Read More

Is someone you know fighting Cancer? Want help from someone who truly understands what they are going through?

“You have cancer” are the most chilling words anyone can hear from their Doctor. Wouldn’t it be great if there was a way to make the journey that starts with those three words less scary? Is someone you know fighting Cancer? Want help from someone who truly understands what you are going through? In this podcast, join us with Cancare, a great organization that brings together Cancer Survivor volunteers with those undergoing cancer treatment, matching volunteer cancer survivors with people who have the same type of cancer and treatment so the patient has someone to talk to that has literally walked in their shoes. Listen today at 11 on 100.7 KKHT or on line at www.senioranswer.org as... Read More

Learn about great senior services offered by Madison Jobe Center! And please come see us at the Pasadena Senior Expo this Wednesday!

The Pasadena Senior Expo is this Wednesday from 9AM to Noon at the Pasadena Convention Center on Fairmont Parkway. Your Senior Answer hosts, Kathy and Doug, will be there so please come by and say hello! Join us with thousands of seniors and hundreds of senior service providers. Have questions about senior living or senior care? Get them answered! There will be booths where you can learn about the free and low cost government programs for seniors plus how to get help from non-profit foundations and more! Listen to this edition of The Senior Answer show as we learn more about the Senior Expo and about the great work being done by the wonderful staff at the Madison Jobe Senior Center... Read More

Confused about your options for help with Senior Care? Listen here for answers!

Learn about your senior care options as we join Troy Tice with Amada Senior Care. We cover such topics as in home care, types of residential settings and very importantly where to find the money to pay for it all! Listen as we cover; • What are my real options for care • Private hire vs company caregiver • Dangers of a private hire • What to look for in an in home senior agency • How do I pay for it all? o Long term care insurance o VA aid and attendance o Reverse Mortgages o Selling term life insurance policies And much more! Learn more about the diverse services of Amada Senior Care at amadaseniorcare.com . View full post

Learn how to fight back against the deadly Sepsis Epidemic that is killing 200,000 every year! Help us save lives!

Listen to The Senior Answer Radio program for in depth education and analysis of the Sepsis Epidemic.On this program we expose the deadly Sepsis (Blood poisoning) Epidemic and help you learn how to protect your loved ones! Watch a 4 minute video from the CDC on Sepsis here.   CDC Sepsis Basic Information Sepsis Questions and Answers Sepsis is a complication caused by the body’s overwhelming and life-threatening response to an infection, which can lead to tissue damage, organ failure, and death. When can you get sepsis? Sepsis can occur to anyone, at any time, from any type of infection, and can affect any part of the body. It can occur even after a minor... Read More

Breaking news! Growing crisis for Medicare patients! Learn why doctors are denying patients needed care and how you can prepare!

Join your hosts with Dr. Garcia, Cardiologist and past president of the Texas Medical Association as he tells the inside story of why more and more doctors are refusing to see Medicare patients. What good is Medicare coverage if your doctor won’t accept it? Some of the areas we cover during this expose include; * Background of the Medicare systems and Physicians relationships * Change from holistic to single issue care * Payment methods evolution * Increasing complexity of claims processing * Uncertainty of payment * Why are doctors refusing to accept new Medicare patients * If I have Medicare can I see my Doctor if they have opted out of * Medicare (increased co-pay) * What... Read More

Kathy and Doug explore news and tips to help keep your loved ones safe and healthy!!

Join Kathy and Doug as they explore education, news and tips to help keep your loved ones safe and healthy!! Topics covered in this show include; * With all the Fake News going on, Kathy shares our promise to our KKHT listeners and our pledge of keeping Truth in Journalism * Heparin-Induced Thrombocytopenia (HIT) – Quite a mouthful! Kathy shares what you need to know about this life threatening problem and how to protect your loved ones from it. Learn more at HIT Brochure * The unfolding Implosion of the Affordable Care Act. Quoting from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid, “The CMS map displays point in time data and is expected to fluctuate as issuers continue to make announcements... Read More
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