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This show strives to educate family caregivers on who can help them, where to find resources, issues of aging and how to navigate the complex senior environment. Interviews are conducted with professionals in the field of aging and with caregivers talking about their challenges.

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Helping Seniors That Hoard

Simple Strategies to Help HoardersDebra Kricensky of St. Louis County and Sally Morgan, owner of SOS: Simple Organized Solutions LLC talk about strategies to help hoarders.Ms. Kricensky has been working for St. Louis County for 7 ½ years as a Resource Coordinator for the Problem Properties Unit (PPU). She works with individuals who have property maintenance violations, some of which are caused by hoardingfor 14 years.Sally has helped family members, friends, and co-workers clear their clutter and organize their timeand spaces. Immediately after transforming their spaces, she noticed a sense of calm about them. They could think clearly and achieve goals that were not within reach because of the clutter.International OCD Foundation -http://www.ocfoundation.org/hoarding/Sally E. Morgan l Professional OrganizerSOS:Simple Organized Solutions LLC11469 Olive Blvd Ste 189 Creve Coeur, MO 63141-7108314-308-5322 Sally@sossimpleorganizedsolutions.comDebbie Kricensky, Resource CoordinatorProbl...

19 MIN2014 APR 12
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Helping Seniors That Hoard

Selecting Good In Home Services

Tips for Selecting In-Home ServicesKim Sisk Exec. Dir. of Oxford HealthCare,Board memberof the Missouri Council of In-Home Services talks about the role of the organization in determining quality services to keep older adults in their homes and how to select them. Ms. Sisk has been in the industry serving seniors for 20 years and brings much knowledge and experience to the show.Website: www.mohomecare.orgKim Sisk,Oxford HealthCare, Executive Director In Home Services/CDSkim.sisk@oxfordhealthcare.netOffice: (417) 883-7500Mobile: (417) 761-9753

26 MIN2014 MAR 27
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Selecting Good In Home Services

Are You Legally Prepared for End of Life?

Paul Gantner Esq., Elder Estate Attorney with Your Estate Matters LLC, talks about the necessary legal planning needed to prepare for end of life.Mr. Gantner obtained his undergraduate B.S.B.A. degree in Management and B.A. degree in Criminal Justice from Saint Louis University, where he graduated Summa Cum Laude. He went to law school at University of Missouri, in Columbia, and obtained his Juris Doctorate in 2008. Mr. Gantner also obtained his Master of Business Administration from University of Missouri in 2008.Paul Gantner joined Purcell and Amen in 2009.Mr. Gantner is a member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, and a member of the American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys. He is licensed to practice law in Missouri and Illinois and is an accredited attorney for the preparation, presentation, and prosecution of claims for veterans’ benefits before the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). He also actively volunteers with the Alzheimer’s Association of St. Louis...

29 MIN2014 MAR 20
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Are You Legally Prepared for End of Life?

Elder Rage: Take My Father, Please!

Diane Keefeinterviews Author, Jacqueline Marcell, about Elder RageJACQUELINE MARCELL barely survived as a caregiver to her challenging father and sweet mother, both with Alzheimer's which went undiagnosed for over a year. The experience compelled her to write 'Elder Rage', a Book-of-the-Month Club selection receiving 470 5-star Amazon reviews, is required reading at numerous universities, and considered for a film. Over 50 prestigious endorsements include Regis Philbin, Leeza Gibbons, Johns Hopkins Memory Clinic, and the National Adult Day Services Association who honored Jacqueline with their Media Award. She also received 'Advocate of the Year' from the National Association of Women Business Owners at their Remarkable Women Awards.Jacqueline is an international speaker, presenting at hundreds of events including for the California Governor’s Conference, National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, National Security Agency, and Florida House of Representatives. She’s also been featur...

47 MIN2014 MAR 13
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Elder Rage: Take My Father, Please!

Indicators That Someone May Need Home Health

RN, Melanie Goldstein of Gentiva Home Health & Hospice, talks about the Indicators That Someone Could Benefit From Home Health ServicesMelanie Goldstein RN BSN graduated from Jewish College of Nursing and Allied Health. Twenty years of experience in the nursing field with combination of nursing home experience, private duty nursing, patient advocacy, marketing within the cardiovascular, blood pressure, and diabetes market, private duty, home infusion, hospice, and now Medicare Home Health services. In the field of taking care of people and their various health care needs.Contact info:Melanie Goldstein, RN BSNHome Health SpecialistGentiva Home HealthWWW.Gentiva.comOffice number:314-434-3030Cell: 314-910-2902Email: Melanie.goldstein@gentiva.com

18 MIN2014 MAR 6
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Indicators That Someone May Need Home Health
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Latest Episodes

Helping Seniors That Hoard

Simple Strategies to Help HoardersDebra Kricensky of St. Louis County and Sally Morgan, owner of SOS: Simple Organized Solutions LLC talk about strategies to help hoarders.Ms. Kricensky has been working for St. Louis County for 7 ½ years as a Resource Coordinator for the Problem Properties Unit (PPU). She works with individuals who have property maintenance violations, some of which are caused by hoardingfor 14 years.Sally has helped family members, friends, and co-workers clear their clutter and organize their timeand spaces. Immediately after transforming their spaces, she noticed a sense of calm about them. They could think clearly and achieve goals that were not within reach because of the clutter.International OCD Foundation -http://www.ocfoundation.org/hoarding/Sally E. Morgan l Professional OrganizerSOS:Simple Organized Solutions LLC11469 Olive Blvd Ste 189 Creve Coeur, MO 63141-7108314-308-5322 Sally@sossimpleorganizedsolutions.comDebbie Kricensky, Resource CoordinatorProbl...

19 MIN2014 APR 12
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Helping Seniors That Hoard

Selecting Good In Home Services

Tips for Selecting In-Home ServicesKim Sisk Exec. Dir. of Oxford HealthCare,Board memberof the Missouri Council of In-Home Services talks about the role of the organization in determining quality services to keep older adults in their homes and how to select them. Ms. Sisk has been in the industry serving seniors for 20 years and brings much knowledge and experience to the show.Website: www.mohomecare.orgKim Sisk,Oxford HealthCare, Executive Director In Home Services/CDSkim.sisk@oxfordhealthcare.netOffice: (417) 883-7500Mobile: (417) 761-9753

26 MIN2014 MAR 27
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Selecting Good In Home Services

Are You Legally Prepared for End of Life?

Paul Gantner Esq., Elder Estate Attorney with Your Estate Matters LLC, talks about the necessary legal planning needed to prepare for end of life.Mr. Gantner obtained his undergraduate B.S.B.A. degree in Management and B.A. degree in Criminal Justice from Saint Louis University, where he graduated Summa Cum Laude. He went to law school at University of Missouri, in Columbia, and obtained his Juris Doctorate in 2008. Mr. Gantner also obtained his Master of Business Administration from University of Missouri in 2008.Paul Gantner joined Purcell and Amen in 2009.Mr. Gantner is a member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, and a member of the American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys. He is licensed to practice law in Missouri and Illinois and is an accredited attorney for the preparation, presentation, and prosecution of claims for veterans’ benefits before the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). He also actively volunteers with the Alzheimer’s Association of St. Louis...

29 MIN2014 MAR 20
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Are You Legally Prepared for End of Life?

Elder Rage: Take My Father, Please!

Diane Keefeinterviews Author, Jacqueline Marcell, about Elder RageJACQUELINE MARCELL barely survived as a caregiver to her challenging father and sweet mother, both with Alzheimer's which went undiagnosed for over a year. The experience compelled her to write 'Elder Rage', a Book-of-the-Month Club selection receiving 470 5-star Amazon reviews, is required reading at numerous universities, and considered for a film. Over 50 prestigious endorsements include Regis Philbin, Leeza Gibbons, Johns Hopkins Memory Clinic, and the National Adult Day Services Association who honored Jacqueline with their Media Award. She also received 'Advocate of the Year' from the National Association of Women Business Owners at their Remarkable Women Awards.Jacqueline is an international speaker, presenting at hundreds of events including for the California Governor’s Conference, National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, National Security Agency, and Florida House of Representatives. She’s also been featur...

47 MIN2014 MAR 13
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Elder Rage: Take My Father, Please!

Indicators That Someone May Need Home Health

RN, Melanie Goldstein of Gentiva Home Health & Hospice, talks about the Indicators That Someone Could Benefit From Home Health ServicesMelanie Goldstein RN BSN graduated from Jewish College of Nursing and Allied Health. Twenty years of experience in the nursing field with combination of nursing home experience, private duty nursing, patient advocacy, marketing within the cardiovascular, blood pressure, and diabetes market, private duty, home infusion, hospice, and now Medicare Home Health services. In the field of taking care of people and their various health care needs.Contact info:Melanie Goldstein, RN BSNHome Health SpecialistGentiva Home HealthWWW.Gentiva.comOffice number:314-434-3030Cell: 314-910-2902Email: Melanie.goldstein@gentiva.com

18 MIN2014 MAR 6
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Indicators That Someone May Need Home Health
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