Episode #13 of the Reframing Aging Podcast. Household falls and mobility issues are common emergency calls fielded by first responders. Michael Dorencz of the Barrington Fire Department provides proactive tips that might save your life
Episode #12 of the Reframing Aging Podcast. Most people have an annual check-up with their physician but don’t realize they need to also have an annual check-up on their legal affairs. Rena Ballard, an attorney with Kelleher & Buckley in North Barrington, IL, provides important information on keeping your legal affairs in order.
Episode #11 of the Reframing Aging Podcast features Mary Helen Ekstam discussing the therapeutic relationship between music and memory. Mary Helen is a certified music therapist who has worked for years with individuals with cognitive impairments and expanded their capabilities through music.
Episode #10 of the Reframing Aging Podcast features Terri Channer, Executive Director of BACOA, giving a speech at the Annual Awareness Luncheon that provides a look back at her first year with the organization and her strategic plan for the future.
Episode #9 of the Reframing Aging Podcast. Older adults are staying put. They enjoy their home and community and aren’t going anywhere. How do they remain at home safely? Dawn Davis and Mike McGinn explain care plans and how older adults can age in place safely.
Episode #8 of the Reframing Aging Podcast features Jennifer Prell of Elderwerks, who discusses the need for having a housing plan.
Episode #7 of the Reframing Aging Podcast is a visit with Sue Grossinger of Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital and a member of BACOA’s Board of Directors. Sue shares her insights on older adults’ fear of falling and methods they can use to overcome it and live safely.
Episode #6 of the Reframing Aging Podcast is an interview with Joe Ozanic, a personal trainer with Advocate Good Shepherd Health & Fitness Center. Joe provides pro tips on how to safely begin and sustain an exercise program.
Episode #5 of the Reframing Aging Podcast features an interview with noted author and speaker Dan Kuhn. He shares his thoughts on understanding the symptoms of dementia, planning for long-term care and resources for patients, their caregivers and families.
Episode #4 of the Reframing Aging Podcast is an interview with Jim Whittington, R.N. and home safety consultant with Extended Home Living Services in Arlington Heights. Jim shares his thoughts on safely aging in place and older adults remaining in their homes responsibly.
Episode #3 of the Reframing Aging Podcast provides information on the Memory Cafe, a partnership between BACOA and the Ela Area Public Library. Pam Pellizzari and Christy Wagner are show guests.
Episode #2 of the Reframing Aging Podcast focuses on Elder Financial Abuse. Hear an interview with Dick Resseguie of Northern Trust and BACOA’s Board President.
Episode #1 of the Reframing Aging Podcast features an interview with Dr. Denise Casey who discusses Self-Care for Caregivers.