October 26, 2013

Dermatology (Your Skin!) - Dr. Tausend of the Bayshore Dermatology Clinic on the importance of early detection and treatment of Skin cancer and other skin disorders. More lifesaving information at (713) 946-2666 or via their web site bayshorederm.com [wonderplugin_audio id="1"] Download View full post

October 19, 2013

Doug and Kathy explore ways the different kinds of in home support services can improve lives and outcomes with Jessica Hoffman and Valerie Holder of SeniorHelpers of Houston. Jessica and Valerie can be reached at SeniorHelpers.com or by calling 713-364-0550 for more information. [wonderplugin_audio id="1"] Download View full post

October 05, 2013

Kathy and Doug discuss Medicare Open Enrollment with Misty Fox of The Copeland Group in this first installment of the two part Medicare Open Enrollment Special Series. Medicare Open Enrollment is October 15th through December 7th this year and Misty shares her in depth knowledge of Medicare, Advantage Plans, Supplements and other options for those eligible for Medicare. For more information Mist may be reached at 832-264-6091 or viamistyLfox@gmail.com or through www.copelandgroupusa.com. [wonderplugin_audio id="1"] Download View full post


Kathy and Doug talk with Wayne and Chip about funerals. How to save money, pre-planning and other ways to make the process of final disposition less painful and less expensive. Wayne Derrick has been a member and volunteer of the Funeral Consumers Alliance of Houston for more than 15 years, and a board member for several years and can be contacted via their web site www.funeralshouston.org . Chip Beresford of Beresford Funeral Service is also the founder of The Pine Box, one of the first discount casket and funeral companies. Chip may be contacted at 281-933-9090 or via his web site at www.beresfordfunerals.com. [wonderplugin_audio id="1"] Download View full post


Sharon Gardner, co-owner of Healthy Life and Times discusses their all natural wound care product called Miracle Mist, which Kathy and Doug have found very effective. Sharon can be reached at 800-217-6677 or on the web at www.healthylifeandtimes.com . Also, Richard Elbein, CEO of the Alzheimer's Association's Houston chapter talks about upcoming events and services. [wonderplugin_audio id="1"] Download View full post


Dr. Volpi discusses Geriatric Research and Medicine at UTMB. Dr. Elena Volpi, MD, PhD, is the Daisy Emery Allen Distinguished Chair in Geriatric Medicine, Professor in the Departments of Internal Medicine, and Nutrition and Metabolism, director of the Claude D. Pepper Older Americans Independence Center and the Associate Director of the Institute for Translational Sciences at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston. Dr. Volpi leads a research program funded by several grants from the National Institutes of Health, which focuses on finding why we lose muscle and strength with aging, and how we can improve physical function in older persons. Dr. Volpi also practices geriatrics and directs... Read More


Dr. Blake A. Morrison, MD and Aimee Wisnoski with the Clear Lake Medical Center's new Wound Treatment Center discuss the state of the art treatments available in their facility including Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy, Biological Skin Substitutes and Vacuum Assistive Devices for the treatment of chronic and hard to heal wounds. More information about the Center can be found on line at www.clearlakermc.com or by calling (281)338-3050. [wonderplugin_audio id="1"] Download View full post


Kathy and Doug go to the Mail Bag and answer listener questions about Insurance Plans, elder abuse, Home Health and more! [soundcloud_ultimate track=http://soundcloud.com/thesenioranswer/seniorranswer] View full post


President/CEO at BrightStar of Friendswood, joins Kathy and Doug in a discussion about the different types of in home care for seniors. [wonderplugin_audio id="1"] Download View full post
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