Below are some archived shows from our monthly radio program, Living the Comfortable Life. This section covers medical treatment and care options available in our area.
Dave introduces ComForCare Home Care Business Development Coordinator Jessica Wichowski to discuss her role in the company and wishes her a Happy Birthday! Dave is then joined by Dr. Jerry Olson, Optometrists/Owner of West Bend Optical, who discusses the importance of regular eye-exams for seniors and key identifiers to help seniors with their eye care.
February 4, 2016
Dr. Amy Welsh, General Cardiologist at St. Joseph's Hospital in West Bend, joins Dave to discuss Healthy Heart living and things of which all seniors should be aware.
Independent Distributor Sebastian Albrent, from Young Living Essential Oils joins Dave to discuss how the use of oils and supplements can improve the health of seniors, and potentially aid in keeping them living independently.
Ann Krueger, Occupational Therapist with Froedtert Health Center, explains the benefits of Occupational Therapy and shows how a senior could benefit from using Occupational Therapy to improve their day-to-day health.
Laurie Zavada and Brett Taylor, Hospice Care Consultants with Season's Hospice, define what is hospice, explain how individuals can use and benefit from hospice and the process for enrollment.
Lori Banker-Horner, Care Services Director with the ALS Association - Wisconsin Chapter, joins Dave to explain ALS disease treatment options, research and development, the need for in-home care support and the resources that the ALS Association can provide.
Dr. Mark Eberhage, Geriatric Psychologist and President/Owner of Behavioral Solutions, Inc., discusses the many ways that a Geriatric Psychologist can assist clients and families as they naviage the aging process, and also addresses the family dynamics that come into play when a loved one needs care.
Dr. Kurt Schaarschmidt and his Wife/Office Manager Janine discuss the benefits of Chiropractic Care, their focus on the 100-Year Lifestyle Program, and the features that make their practice different.
Pam Jeremy Otte, Director of Outreach & Education with the Wisconsin Parkinson's Association, and Dacy Reimer, Nurse Practitioner with Aurora Regional Parkinson's Center, discuss Parkinson's Disease, the diagnosis and treatment options and the resources available to individuals.
Judi Phillips, Geriatric Care Manager with GeriCare of West Bend discusses the services offered by a Geriatric Care Manager, and the importance of the things her company can offer Senior's who are looking for services within the Continuum of Senior Care.
Dr. Joel Wallskog, Orthopedic Surgeon with Aurora Advance Healthcare discusses accident prevention measures and joint replacement procedures for individuals.
Mari Baker, Hearing Care Practitioner with Beltone Manufacturing, discusses the importance of hearing aides, the different options available and the life-changing benefits that individuals can gain by hearing properly.
Dr. Candice Johnston, Radiation Oncology with the Froedtert St. Joseph's Hospital - Kraemer Cancer Center discusses the new cancer facility, patient treatment and prevention measures and her role as the Medical Director of the Froedtert Cancer Network.
Patricia Petry, RN, MS, Director of The Kathy Hospice, discusses the topic of hospice and care options available.