The Elder Affairs program runs twice a month during, The Open Forum, and is a place where professionals discuss issues and topics relevant to seniors in our community. Join them every first and third Friday.
The Open Forum
Elder Affairs edition: first have of the show -Balance at Home - Caregiver burn out. what is it and how can we help. Second half of the show - Village House Nursing and Rehab - navigating Healthcare.
Elder Affairs edition: Foy Ann the Director of community relations for Blenheim Newport and Dana Prestigiacomo senior real estate specialist with William Raveis Real Estate give advice for elders thinking about selling their home.
Today on the Elder Affairs edition of Open Forum, we are joined in the studio with Foy Ann Plohr, Director of Community Relations at Blenheim Newport, and Mary Currier, the Move in Coordinator. We discuss what exactly the move in coordinator does and their newest project, Project Hands.
On this, the Elder Affairs edition of Open Forum, we talk to Jennifer Romagnolo, the Administrator of Village House Nursing & Rehab, and Nadine Ryno, Assistant Director of Nurses. They talk about the importance of flu shots especially since its getting into flu season.
Today on our Elder Affairs edition of Open Forum, we start off the hour with guests Chris Offenberg and Nacy Fielding to talk about balanced life solutions and protecting your identity. In the second half of the show, we sit down with guests Nikki Vasques and Foy Ann, Director of Community Relations for Blenheim Newport, and talk about Act Food Challenge 2017.
Today on our Elder Affairs of Open Forum we start off the show with guest Mary Beth Daigneault talking about the new facility and adult day programs at St. Clare Newport. Then, in our second half of the show, we sit down with Carmella Geer, Executive Director of Edward King House, and Stephanie Mediate, Rehab Director VNS of Newport and Bristol counties. They discuss Physical Therapy and how to stay active after PT.
On this Elders Affairs edition of Open Forum, we start off the show withBeth Kerr, President and Founder of Senior Fit Inc. We talk about in-home personal training for 55+. The second part of our show we have guests Catherine Leblanc, Public affairs specialist for SSA and Gerry LePage, information and referral specialist for C&F elders dept.
In our second part of this Open Forum, we bring you the Blenheim Newport edition. Guests Brian Kane, Director of Dining Services, and Foy Ann Plohr, Director of Community Relations. We talk primarily about the food services at the facility.
On this Elder Affairs edition of Open Forum, we talk to Gerry LePage, Information and referral specialist, and Meaghan Sloan, Elder Services Supervisor. They talk about all the many services and accommodations that the Child & Family Elder Services provide.
On the Elder Affairs edition of Open Forum, we start off with guests, Cristina M. Offenberg of Silva, Thomas, Martland & Offenberg, Ltd. and Kurt Edenbach talk about what you need to know/do upon the death of a spouse. In the second part of our program, we have Joseph Wendelken and Michelle Baron McGee of RI DOH discuss facts about diabetes.
It's the Elder Affairs edition. We start off with Christina M. Offenberg and Debra Demar of the White Cross Pharmacy talk about Medication Management. And in the second half of the show, we talk with Helen Hames from Blenheim and Maryse Hathaway from North Western Mutual about long-term care insurance.
Our Guest today on this Elder Affairs edition is, GM Mobility Equipment Recyclers, Andrew Celani joins us on the first half of the show. The second half of the show is a rerun of the St. Patricks Day show.
first half hour: Lillian Loyd of Orson & Brusini with guest Alison Costa. Topic: Long Term Care, ADL and funding options for LTC.
Second half hour: Susan Georgantas of Blenheim Newport with guest Kathleen Clark of Kindred Hospice. Topics: Hospice - what is it, how to pay for it and debunking misconceptions about Hospice.