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Right at home - in home care & Assistance is an organization of caregivers serving all of Suffolk county on Long Island. We provide in home caregivers for seniors and others who need help to remain living in their own homes.

Latest Episodes

Show Guest Viki Kind - The human side of Ethics in healthcare

We will talk to Viki Kind - Viki Kind is a clinical bioethicist, medical educator and hospice volunteer. She is a renowned lecturer inspiring healthcare professionals throughout the United States to have integrity and compassion, and teaches them techniques to improve communication about end-of-life care. She is the co-creator of the nationally distributed DVD, “The Trusted Advisor: Relate, Respect and Respond,” which focuses on improving the senior patient’s medical experience. Patients, families and healthcare professionals have come to rely on Viki’s practical approach to dealing with challenging healthcare dilemmas. She has also been a caregiver for many in her family.

33 min2011 FEB 17
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Show Guest Viki Kind - The human side of Ethics in healthcare

Right at Home Patchogue's caregiver show

Interview with one of Right at Home's caregivers -Stay up to date with Senior care developments, Supervised Care transistions program, and Home care focus on Socialization for seniors.

27 min2011 FEB 10
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Right at Home Patchogue's caregiver show

Kathleen Mazza - Transitions USA - Senior moving coordinator and consultant

Interview with Kathleen mazza of Transitions USA -and Avalon Gardens - a talk with Avalon Gardens Pediatric case manager

32 min2011 FEB 3
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Kathleen Mazza - Transitions USA - Senior moving coordinator and consultant

Interview with Ms. Julie Wexler- Outreach Coordinator for Day Haven Adult Day Services

Day Haven Adult Day Services, A social model adult day program with centers in Port Jefferson and Ronkonkoma, NY. an interview with Outreach coordinator - Ms. Julie Wexler a frequent presenter on issues related to alzheimer's and caregiving concerns.f06bdec6919f4dabbdf90871c213a87c

32 min2011 JAN 27
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Interview with Ms. Julie Wexler- Outreach Coordinator for Day Haven Adult Day Services

Avalon Gardens Rehabilitation Center

Interview with Diana Contreras of Avalon Gardens Rehabilitation and Health Care Center of Smithtown, NY - discussing types of services offered to help our community.

31 min2011 JAN 20
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Avalon Gardens Rehabilitation Center

Recognizing signs your aging loved ones need help- Guest Andrea Cowles of Visiting Nurse Services

Right at Home, Patchogue, NY January 12th, 2011 Wednesday 12:30- Our Featured guest MS. ANDREA COWLES - Visiting Nurse Service & Hospice of Suffolk, Inc. Ms. Andrea Cowles talks about their services and resources available to help our community.Visiting Nurse Service & Hospice of Suffolk -commited to treating patients with kindness and dignity, while helping patients achieve their maximum level of health.

32 min2011 JAN 13
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Recognizing signs your aging loved ones need help- Guest Andrea Cowles of Visiting Nurse Services

Right at Home Patchogue - Guest Debbie Burak founder of Veteranaid.org -VA benefit

Special Guest Debbie Burak - daughter of a Veteran, and founder VeteranAid.org to assist veterans and their families with a little known VA Pension benefit. Her personal, inspirational story and her passionate mission to educate and inform others about a little known Veteran benefit. The Aid and Attendance (A&A) Pension provides benefits for veterans and surviving spouses who require the regular attendance of another person to assist in eating, bathing, dressing and undressing or taking care of the needs of nature. It also includes individuals who are blind or a patient in a nursing home because of mental or physical incapacity. Assisted care in an assisting living facility also qualifies.To qualify for A&A it needs to be established by your physician that you require daily assistance by others to dress, undress, bathing, cooking, eating, taking on or off of prosthetics, leave home etc. You DO NOT have to require assistance with all of these. There simply needs to be adequate medica...

30 min2010 DEC 30
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Right at Home Patchogue - Guest Debbie Burak founder of Veteranaid.org -VA benefit

Right at Home patchogue talks about Adult Day Care services

With Special Guest: Program Supervisor of the Adult Day Care Center for the Town of Huntington Division of Senior Citizen Services.

32 min2010 DEC 23
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Right at Home patchogue talks about Adult Day Care services

Right at Home - Patchogue discusses - Seniors and Identity Theft

Seniors - Types of Fraud and Identity Theft - Special Guest Gemini Investigations:It's easy to forget that people of any age can fall prey to hackers, identity theft, and fraud.Older adults are targeted for a number of differnt reasons and seniors who are just beginning to go online may be less aware of the pitfallsof online social networking. So if a parent or other senior friend is new to online communication, it's a good idea to talk about security.Gemini Investigations will discuss what to look for, what types of fraud occur, and how to protect yourself against Identity theft and fraud.

30 min2010 DEC 16
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Right at Home - Patchogue discusses - Seniors and Identity Theft

Right at Home Patchogue - Patient advocacy

Today's guest Ms. Vicky Ellner - Patient Advocate and president/founder of the "SUN B" honored by the National Alliance for Healthy Communities for its work to date. In addition to establishing the Senior Umbrella Network of Brooklyn, she is the founding member of a Queens based action oriented professional association that pools resources from business, not for profit and healthcare communities to create projects and educational events that enhance local services and improve business practices. To her credit she was honored by the LI chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society with the leadership award in 2004, in 2006 she was recognized as a "Top Women in Business" by the Queens Courier. She currently serves on the board of directors gor Greater Brooklyn Health Coalition (GBHC) and the New York Women's Agenda (NYWA). She has been a featured contributor to Newsday's "ask the expert" column.

30 min2010 DEC 9
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Right at Home Patchogue - Patient advocacy
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Latest Episodes

Show Guest Viki Kind - The human side of Ethics in healthcare

We will talk to Viki Kind - Viki Kind is a clinical bioethicist, medical educator and hospice volunteer. She is a renowned lecturer inspiring healthcare professionals throughout the United States to have integrity and compassion, and teaches them techniques to improve communication about end-of-life care. She is the co-creator of the nationally distributed DVD, “The Trusted Advisor: Relate, Respect and Respond,” which focuses on improving the senior patient’s medical experience. Patients, families and healthcare professionals have come to rely on Viki’s practical approach to dealing with challenging healthcare dilemmas. She has also been a caregiver for many in her family.

33 min2011 FEB 17
Comments
Show Guest Viki Kind - The human side of Ethics in healthcare

Right at Home Patchogue's caregiver show

Interview with one of Right at Home's caregivers -Stay up to date with Senior care developments, Supervised Care transistions program, and Home care focus on Socialization for seniors.

27 min2011 FEB 10
Comments
Right at Home Patchogue's caregiver show

Kathleen Mazza - Transitions USA - Senior moving coordinator and consultant

Interview with Kathleen mazza of Transitions USA -and Avalon Gardens - a talk with Avalon Gardens Pediatric case manager

32 min2011 FEB 3
Comments
Kathleen Mazza - Transitions USA - Senior moving coordinator and consultant

Interview with Ms. Julie Wexler- Outreach Coordinator for Day Haven Adult Day Services

Day Haven Adult Day Services, A social model adult day program with centers in Port Jefferson and Ronkonkoma, NY. an interview with Outreach coordinator - Ms. Julie Wexler a frequent presenter on issues related to alzheimer's and caregiving concerns.f06bdec6919f4dabbdf90871c213a87c

32 min2011 JAN 27
Comments
Interview with Ms. Julie Wexler- Outreach Coordinator for Day Haven Adult Day Services

Avalon Gardens Rehabilitation Center

Interview with Diana Contreras of Avalon Gardens Rehabilitation and Health Care Center of Smithtown, NY - discussing types of services offered to help our community.

31 min2011 JAN 20
Comments
Avalon Gardens Rehabilitation Center

Recognizing signs your aging loved ones need help- Guest Andrea Cowles of Visiting Nurse Services

Right at Home, Patchogue, NY January 12th, 2011 Wednesday 12:30- Our Featured guest MS. ANDREA COWLES - Visiting Nurse Service & Hospice of Suffolk, Inc. Ms. Andrea Cowles talks about their services and resources available to help our community.Visiting Nurse Service & Hospice of Suffolk -commited to treating patients with kindness and dignity, while helping patients achieve their maximum level of health.

32 min2011 JAN 13
Comments
Recognizing signs your aging loved ones need help- Guest Andrea Cowles of Visiting Nurse Services

Right at Home Patchogue - Guest Debbie Burak founder of Veteranaid.org -VA benefit

Special Guest Debbie Burak - daughter of a Veteran, and founder VeteranAid.org to assist veterans and their families with a little known VA Pension benefit. Her personal, inspirational story and her passionate mission to educate and inform others about a little known Veteran benefit. The Aid and Attendance (A&A) Pension provides benefits for veterans and surviving spouses who require the regular attendance of another person to assist in eating, bathing, dressing and undressing or taking care of the needs of nature. It also includes individuals who are blind or a patient in a nursing home because of mental or physical incapacity. Assisted care in an assisting living facility also qualifies.To qualify for A&A it needs to be established by your physician that you require daily assistance by others to dress, undress, bathing, cooking, eating, taking on or off of prosthetics, leave home etc. You DO NOT have to require assistance with all of these. There simply needs to be adequate medica...

30 min2010 DEC 30
Comments
Right at Home Patchogue - Guest Debbie Burak founder of Veteranaid.org -VA benefit

Right at Home patchogue talks about Adult Day Care services

With Special Guest: Program Supervisor of the Adult Day Care Center for the Town of Huntington Division of Senior Citizen Services.

32 min2010 DEC 23
Comments
Right at Home patchogue talks about Adult Day Care services

Right at Home - Patchogue discusses - Seniors and Identity Theft

Seniors - Types of Fraud and Identity Theft - Special Guest Gemini Investigations:It's easy to forget that people of any age can fall prey to hackers, identity theft, and fraud.Older adults are targeted for a number of differnt reasons and seniors who are just beginning to go online may be less aware of the pitfallsof online social networking. So if a parent or other senior friend is new to online communication, it's a good idea to talk about security.Gemini Investigations will discuss what to look for, what types of fraud occur, and how to protect yourself against Identity theft and fraud.

30 min2010 DEC 16
Comments
Right at Home - Patchogue discusses - Seniors and Identity Theft

Right at Home Patchogue - Patient advocacy

Today's guest Ms. Vicky Ellner - Patient Advocate and president/founder of the "SUN B" honored by the National Alliance for Healthy Communities for its work to date. In addition to establishing the Senior Umbrella Network of Brooklyn, she is the founding member of a Queens based action oriented professional association that pools resources from business, not for profit and healthcare communities to create projects and educational events that enhance local services and improve business practices. To her credit she was honored by the LI chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society with the leadership award in 2004, in 2006 she was recognized as a "Top Women in Business" by the Queens Courier. She currently serves on the board of directors gor Greater Brooklyn Health Coalition (GBHC) and the New York Women's Agenda (NYWA). She has been a featured contributor to Newsday's "ask the expert" column.

30 min2010 DEC 9
Comments
Right at Home Patchogue - Patient advocacy
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