WTKM Radio Shows - Programs and Services

Below are some archived shows from our monthly radio program, Living the Comfortable Life.  This section covers programs and services available in our area.

February 14, 2017

Rob Melick, Attorney and owner of Melick Law LLC, joins Dave to discuss the importance of Estate Planning, describes the different components of a complete Estate Plan and explains how/why this can affect individuals as they look to receive care in planning for the future.

August 19, 2016

Dodge County Fair Special Edition - Mary Russell, the Director at Senior Citizen Activities, Inc. (West Bend Senior Center), joins Dave live from the Dodge County Fair to discuss the new location and amenities of the West Bend Senior Center and details the many activities that the Senior Center now offers to attendees.

August 4, 2016

Attorney Rob Melick from the Dahlberg-Melick Law Firm discusses the importance of proactive Personal Planning and explains the need for will or trust and the appropriate Power of Attorney documents that are needed when an emergency strikes.

July 22, 2016

Dave Morbeck, President/Owner of ComForCare Home Care, highlights some "key" community resources that are available to individuals that are often overlooked ... best kept secrets!

June 23, 2016

Janean Brudvig, Executive Director of Interfaith Caregivers of Washington County, joins Dave to discuss the services that Interfaith Caregivers offers to seniors in the Washington County area.

May 5, 2016

Dave Morbeck, President/Owner of ComForCare Home Care, discusses some important areas of learning and highlights some key points of which individuals should be aware as they navigate the continuum of Senior Care.

April 22, 2016

Amy Klein, RN, Director of Care Services for ComForCare Home Care, discusses her role at ComForCare Home Care and explains how our Front-Loaded/Hi-Touch process helps provide targeted quality care. Amy also identifies some of the situations she has encountered with individuals and explains how these things can be prevented.

March 3, 2016

Katie Dupree, RN and Betsy James, Patient Advocate, Owners of By Your Side Care Management, join Dave to discuss how their company and services can make the navigation of the Continuum of Care easier for individuals.

January 7, 2016

Mona Dickman, Information and Assistance Specialist, and Tammy Dickman, Dementia Specialis, with the ADRC of Washington County join Dave to discuss ways the ADRC can assist individuals with remaining safe.  Dave also discusses the newly created Dementia Specialist position and what that means to the community.

November 24, 2015

Dave Morbeck, President and Owner of ComforCare Home Care and Jessica Wichowski, Business Development Coordinator for ComForCare, discuss ComForCare and the services they offer. Additionally, Dave and Jessica discuss their selection as Medium Sized Business-of-the-Year by the West Bend Chamber of Commerce.

October 1, 2015

Mark Baldwin, Washington County Veterans Service Officer, joins Dave to discuss the care and benefits available to our United States veterans and explains the process for veterans and family to enroll.

August 6, 2015

Barbara Behling, Communications Officer with the American Red Cross, describes the many things that the American Red Cross does in the community and explains how individuals can become Red Cross volunteers.

May 7, 2015

Attorney Rob Melick, from the Dahlberg Law Group, LLC, discusses the importance and need for proper Estate Planning as individuals age. Rob explains the differences between a Will and a Trust and explains how and why individuals would utilize each of these.

February 5, 2015

Heidi Sternig, Director of BIG Development with Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Washington County, explains the services they provide and explains how individuals can get involved as a Big Brother/Big Sister volunteer.

 

October 10, 2014

Lisa Brodacz, owner of a new company called Accessible Wear, talks about the unique and different clothing that they offer for individuals with special needs.  Their approach .... there is no reason to not look good!  Listen for more information ... 

September 4, 2014 - Part 1

September 4, 2014 - Part 2

Matt Myrhum, Funeral Director from the Myrhum-Patten Funeral Home and Cremation Service, discusses the services his company provides and explains the importance of pre-planning your funeral.  Matt describes how an individual pays for services and explains the options available when pre-planning.

August 15, 2014 - Part 1

August 15, 2015 - Part 2

Kay Wienke, Registered Nurse and co-owner of the Toe Nail Trimmers, LLC, discusses the importance of proper foot and nail care, and explains the features and benefits of the service that her company provides.

 

June 5, 2014 - Part 1

June 5, 2014 - Part 2

Laura Eggert, Director of Development and Public Relations discusses the services offered by West Bend business The Threshold, Inc.  The Threshold, Inc. provides support at multiple levels for those with physical and developmental disabilities.  Learn more ...

April 3, 2014 - Part 1

April 3, 2014 - Part 2

Beth Kuehl, Mortgage Loan Originator with Cherry Creek Mortgage Company, explains the details, features and benefits of reverse mortgages and demonstrates when and where a loan of this nature is used by a senior.

January 24, 2014 - Part 1

January 24, 2014 - Part 2

Allison Klein, Community Contact with the American Cancer Society discusses the services offered by the American Cancer Society, and many community events and the different levels of community involvement.

 

November 12, 2013 - Part 1 

November 12, 2013 - Part 2 

Dawn, a caregiver with ComForcare Senior Services discusses her position within the company, things she observes in the home when with a client, and the things she has found that make a good caregiver.

 

August 16, 2013 - Part 1 

August 16, 2013 - Part 2 

Patti Nelson-Gill, Director of Social Services at the Hartford Healthcare Center, and Mark Heuer, Executive Director at The Lighthouse of West Bend discuss some of the issues and obstacles (insurance, medical, social, economic, etc...) that families are facing as the Senior population continues to age.

 

August 1, 2013 - Part 1 

August 1, 2013 - Part 2 

Laura Mitchell, VP of Business Development with GrandCare Systems discusses a new caregiving resource that is available to individuals needing care and supervision.  Virtual Caregiving...a partnership between GrandCare Systems and ComForcare Senior Services. 

 

July 11, 2013 - Part 1 

Laura Eggert, Executive Director with The Medical Center Foundation of Hartford, explains the focus and initiatives of the Foundation, and shares resources that are provided to the community.

July 11, 2013 - Part 2 

Robin Smith, Registered Nurse with The 1022 Club (a Medical Center Foundation supported resource) explains how Adult Day Care Centers can benefit individuals and families and explains how The 1022 Club differs.

 

June 6, 2013 - Part 2 

Robert Pfeifer, Owner of Smart Accessible Living, LLC, shares information on home modifications specific to the elderly and handicapped, with a focus on remaining safely and independently within the home.

 

March 7, 2013 - Part 2 

Karl Meyer, owner of Caring Transitions, provides information on his company's services to help individuals organize, pack, move, sell and discard items while moving.

 

February 21, 2013 - Part 2 

Deb Anderson, Director of the West Bend Senior Center, discusses the programs and activities available to local seniors.

 

 

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