October 2018 Podcasts

October 27, 2018


Listen in as host Steve Kuker visits with the good guys from Mr. Remodeler, Keith Blay and Mark Wirth, about remodeling your home to safely age in place.  Then, Steve visits with Josh Buffum from Community First National Bank about using a Reverse Mortgage to purchase a new home or pay for services to age in place.  Then Steve announces a major upcoming FREE Continuing Education Event “The Rising Tide of Alzheimer’s Disease” with Dr. Jeffrey Burns, co-director of the KU Alzheimer’s Disease Center and Judy Waechter, RN, Clinical Liaison with KC Hospice and Palliative Care.


October 20, 2018


Listen in as host Steve Kuker provides a Consumer Alert regarding a very misunderstood and misused term in the marketplace today.  Then, Steve reviews the levels of care offered by local Senior Care Communities.


October 13, 2018


Listen in as host Steve Kuker visits with Dane Johnson, owner of Home Care Assistance KC, about what makes Home Care Assistance KC different from other home care companies e.g. providing a dedicated care manager for each patient and family they care for.  Then, Steve provides a Consumer Alert regarding “free” referral services.  You will be very surprised when you learn exactly how these services actually work e.g. these services aren’t free at all… they receive thousands of dollars in kickbacks from the very places they recommend, a gross conflict of interest.


October 6, 2018

Listen in as host Steve Kuker visits with David Wiley, President and CEO of Kansas City Hospice and Palliative Care and Lisa Farmer, Director of Grief Support Services for KCHPC.  They discuss bereavement and the many ways KC Hospice provides grief support including grief support specialists, the Passages program, grief support camps for children and their families, and the Solace House.  You do not have to be a patient with KC Hospice to be supported by their grief support programs.  Then, Steve breaks down the different levels of care offered by local senior care communities.  


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