Tips for caring for seniors from 25 years of geriatric nursing experience

Need answers on caring for your senior loved one? Listen as Kathy shares valuable lessons from her 25 years of geriatric nursing experience! View full post

Learn about great senior services offered by Madison Jobe Center in Pasadena!

The Pasadena Senior Expo is this Wednesday, August 14th 2019 from 9AM to Noon at the Pasadena Convention Center on Fairmont Parkway. 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 in Pasadena! The Madison Jobe Senior Center is a recreation facility... Read More

Join us with Dr Medhavi Jogi as we learn about Osteoporosis and how to treat it!

Join us as Dr Medhavi Jogi, specialist at Houston Thyroid and Endocrine Specialists and a Clinical Assistant Professor at Baylor College of Medicine, as we learn about Osteoporosis and how to treat it! Some of the topics we discuss include; Is osteoporosis an endocrine disorder? What is the connection between the endocrine system and osteoporosis? What population (age, genetics, etc) is most often affected the greatest by osteoporosis? What are some important questions you should ask your endocrinologist about osteoporosis? What kind of doctor should you see for osteoporosis? How does the endocrinologist apply the knowledge of the endocrine system to caring for patients with osteoporosis? What... Read More

Suffering with Depression, PTSD or after effects of emotional trauma? Listen and get unstuck to love yourself again!

Listen as Co-Host Doug shares his journey from the depths of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) hell back to loving life again! Join Doug with a leading Psychologist specializing in Post traumatic stress disorder and depression as they help you understand what Post traumatic stress disorder and depression are and how to find help for yourself or your loved one! Most people can learn to manage emotions, use healthy coping, change behaviors and get unstuck to feel better and love yourself again! What is trauma? Trauma may occur in a variety of ways, such as natural disasters, terrorism, abuse, neglect, accidents, illnesses, crime, and multiple losses of life within a short time period.... Read More

You can save a senior’s life today! Learn how you can help Adult Protective Services protect seniors from neglect, abuse and exploitation!

You can save a senior’s life today! Learn how with The Senior Answer, as we share how you can help Adult Protective Services protect seniors from neglect, abuse and exploitation with Rachel Portnoy with Adult Protective Services. You can learn more about Adult Protective Services on line at View full post

Are your senior loved ones safe with their paid caregiver? Learn how to make sure!

Have you seen the shocking video footage on the news when a Houston area family installed video cameras in their elderly mothers home after finding suspicious bruises on her? The video showed the paid caregiver repeatedly hitting the 94-year-old Alzheimer’s victim in the head and with it the family was able to stop the abuse. Without the video surveillance equipment, the family would never have known what was happening to their mother! Join us as we learn about protecting our seniors with in home audio and video monitoring systems to with our expert guests Danny Myers and David Dusl with Lighthouse Video Surveillance of Houston. Some of the areas we will help you learn about include; • Why... Read More

Learn how podiatry was found to reduce falls in the elderly!

Podiatry isn’t just about ingrown toenails and bunions and can make a real difference in both the health and quality of life for seniors! Our guest expert is Dr Liz Kroboth with South Shore Podiatry. For the past twenty four years, Dr. Kroboth has practiced Podiatric Medicine and Surgery in the Greater Houston Area.     View full post

Does your aging parent qualify for in home care paid 100% by Medicare?

You might be surprised to find out they do! We invite you to listen as in this show we explain how to qualify for 100% Medicare paid in home care, what you should get and how to find an agency that meets your needs. Topics covered include; Who is eligible for in home care? Must need skilled care Must be Homebound Must have Medicare What services are covered Nursing Physical Therapy Occupational Therapy Speech Therapy Medical Social Work Home Health Aide Home Health for Seniors - When should I ask for help? Signs your loved one needs help? Signs the caregiver needs help? Anyone can refer to Home Health! We will contact the physician You have the right to choose...... Read More

Loved one with Mobility challenges? Listen and learn about new solutions!

On this weeks show we will be learning about advances in mobility devices for seniors who need some assistance getting around, ranging from revolutionary new designs in walkers to patient transfer devices for those who are bedbound. Our guest is Kelly Krenzke of Humancare, a manufacturer of revolutionary products for those facing mobility challenges. You can get more information on their devices at Humancare Products and you can see their revolutionary paient transfer system at Barton Chair video View full post

Listen and learn in our 2nd episode of our 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
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