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4/11/14    Sally Morgan, owner of SOS: Simple Organized Solutions, and Debra Kricensky of St. Louis County Problem Properties Department talk about working with hoarders.   http://www.blogtalkradio.com/dianekeefe/2014/04/11/helping-seniors-that-hoard

3/26/14   Kim Sisk, Board member for the Missouri Council for In-Home Services talks about selecting an in-home service provider.  http://www.blogtalkradio.com/dianekeefe/2014/03/26/selecting-good-in-home-services

3/19/14   Paul Gantner, Elder Estate Attorney for Your Estate Matters LLC talks about end of life planning.  http://www.blogtalkradio.com/dianekeefe/2014/03/19/are-you-legally-prepared-for-end-of-life

3/12/14   Jacqueline Marcel, author of Elder Rage or Take My Father Please!, talks about her experience taking care of two parents who had Alzheimer’s. http://www.blogtalkradio.com/dianekeefe/2014/03/12/elder-rage-take-my-father-please

3/5/14    Melanie Goldstein of Gentiva Home Health & Hospice discusses indicators that someone may benefit from home health.  http://www.blogtalkradio.com/dianekeefe/2014/03/05/indicators-that-someone-may-need-home-health

2/26/14    Christine Alsop of The Elder & Disability Advocacy Firm of Christine A. Alsop, LLC shares ‘Must Know’ rules of gift giving.  http://www.blogtalkradio.com/dianekeefe/2014/02/26/must-know-rules-of-gift-giving-at-end-of-life

2/19/14   Steve Stillman of Stillman Financial talks about strategies for paying for retirement and long term care.  http://www.blogtalkradio.com/dianekeefe/2014/02/19/dont-go-broke-in-a-nursing-home

2/12/14    Julie Hess, Exec. Dir. of ACM Care talks about the Benefits of Senior Resource Teams.  http://www.blogtalkradio.com/dianekeefe/2014/02/12/community-benefits-from-senior-response-teams

2/5/14   Dana Vouga talks about Long Term Care Being A Women’s Issue.  http://www.blogtalkradio.com/dianekeefe/2014/02/06/long-term-care-is-a-womens-issue

1/29/14    Carol Watkins of Carol Watkins Coaching talks about Reinventing Your Career At Midlife!  http://www.blogtalkradio.com/dianekeefe/2014/01/29/get-re-inspired-at-midlife

1/22/14    Brian Quinn, Elder Estate Attorney from Quinn & Banter, talks about Little Known Benefits for Veterans.  http://www.blogtalkradio.com/dianekeefe/2014/01/22/little-known-benefits-for-aging-veterans

 1/15/14   Curtis Chaudoin, Surgical Salesperson for 7 years, talks about his book, ‘Secrets from the Operating Room’ and tells what you need to know before consenting to surgery.  http://www.blogtalkradio.com/dianekeefe/2014/01/15/secrets-of-the-operating-room–what-you-need-to-know

1/8/14    William Henry, Jr. talks about his ebook novel, The Crown of Life Society, which highlights elder abuse.  http://www.blogtalkradio.com/dianekeefe/2014/01/08/elder-abuse-the-crown-of-life-society-turns-fact-into-compelling-fiction

12/18/13    Laura Bone, owner of Young In Spirit Adult Day Center, talks about alleviating social isolation and providing respite through Adult Day Centers.  http://www.blogtalkradio.com/dianekeefe/2013/12/18/is-your-aging-parent-isolated-consider-adult-day-clubs-an-option

12/11/13     Sue Martin of Sue Martin LLC talks about grieving and holiday blues.  She offers tips to help both situations.  http://www.blogtalkradio.com/dianekeefe/2013/12/11/from-grief-to-gratitude

12/4/13    Diana Denholm, psychotherapist and caregiver wife for 11 years, offers tips to deal with the emotional issues.  http://www.blogtalkradio.com/dianekeefe/2013/12/04/caregiver-wife-shares-her-insights

11/27/13     Bonnie Solomon, Community Relations for the Brentmoor Retirement Community, talks about selecting senior housing.  http://www.blogtalkradio.com/dianekeefe/2013/11/22/grandmas-off-her-rocker-enjoying-the-journey

11/20/13    Kate Massot, Regional Coordinator from VOYCE, the long term care advocacy program, talks about their services and how they help families manage the transition and advocate for residents.  http://www.blogtalkradio.com/dianekeefe/2013/11/20/troubleshooting-in-a-skilled-nursing-facility

11/13/13    Amie Lepsky and Lynn Potts from Gateway Ambulance talk about the difference between a private ambulance service and 911.  http://www.blogtalkradio.com/dianekeefe/2013/11/13/ems-vs-private-ambulance-servicewhats-the-difference

11/6/13      Steve Miskovic and Jill Cigliana talk about Memory Care Home Solutions and their new Training Center for families of persons with dementia.  http://www.blogtalkradio.com/dianekeefe/2013/11/06/horncrest-house-for-dementia-solutions

10/10/13    Erica Tucci, author of Radiant Survivor talks about her recovery from stroke.  http://www.blogtalkradio.com/dianekeefe/2013/10/30/survivor-of-cancer-offers-tips-to-others

10/23/13   Dr. Ryan Pitts, Orthopedic surgeon, talks about joint health, treatment and surgical options.  http://www.blogtalkradio.com/dianekeefe/2013/10/23/wondered-about-how-to-work-with-aging-joints

10/13/13   Dana Vouga of Vouga Elder Law talks about the Women’s Long Term Care Project.  http://www.blogtalkradio.com/dianekeefe/2013/10/16/long-term-care-womens-project

10/9/13   Connie Fisher from Mental Health America talks about Compassion Fatigue   http://www.blogtalkradio.com/dianekeefe/2013/10/09/are-you-suffering-from-compassion-fatigue

10/2/13   Dr. Alec Pollard, Director of the Anxiety Disorders Center at St. Louis Behavioral Medicine Institute talks about hoarding, OCD and anxiety disorders.  http://www.blogtalkradio.com/dianekeefe/2013/10/02/is-your-loved-one-a-hoarder

9/25/13    Dr. Anthony Masi, physician in Sleep Medicine, talks about sleep disorders, specifically sleep apnea and what you can do to improve sleep.  http://www.blogtalkradio.com/dianekeefe/2013/09/25/are-you-suffering-from-sleep-apnea

9/18/13   Anne Rauch and Shirley Meyer, President of Retirement Concepts talks about Social Security strategies.  http://www.blogtalkradio.com/dianekeefe/2013/09/18/confused-about-when-to-access-social-security

9/11/13    Charles Bentley, Medicaid Consultant for the Dept. of Mental Health talks about Medicaid and resources for elderly and disabled.  http://www.blogtalkradio.com/dianekeefe/2013/09/11/medicaid-and-low-income-resources-for-citizens

9/4/13   Dr. Karen Wyatt, author of What Really Matters: 7 Lessons for Living from Stories of the Dying talks about what she learned personally and professionally as a Hospice Medical Director.  http://www.blogtalkradio.com/dianekeefe/2013/09/05/what-really-matters-at-end-of-life

8/28/13   Arthur Culbert of STL Village Movement and Natalie Galucia of the Village to Village Network talk about their start up village in St. Louis.  http://www.blogtalkradio.com/dianekeefe/2013/08/28/the-village-concept–meeting-the-needs-of-aging-individuals

8/21/13   Pam Perlmutter of Paraquad talks about the services and programs they offer to help the disabled.  http://www.blogtalkradio.com/dianekeefe/2013/08/21/disability-here-are-services-to-help

8/14/13  Jim Day of CLAIM talks about Medicare basics and Open enrollment periods.  http://www.blogtalkradio.com/dianekeefe/2013/08/14/everything-you-want-to-know-about-medicare

8/7/13   Bob Holda, professional caregiver, talks about his caregiving experiences and his interest in caregiver respite through travel and tourism.  http://www.blogtalkradio.com/dianekeefe/2013/08/07/are-you-in-need-of-a-break-from-caregiving

7/31/13   Beverly Berner of Comfort Long Term Care talks about the Myths & Misunderstandings of Long Term Care.  http://www.blogtalkradio.com/dianekeefe/2013/07/31/paying-for-care-with-long-term-care-insurance

7/24/13   Mary Schaefer of the Mid-East Area Agency on Aging talks about MEAAA services and senior hunger.  http://www.blogtalkradio.com/dianekeefe/2013/07/24/preventing-senior-hunger

7/17/13   Tim Dolan of Dolan Homes talks about the philosophy he uses in serving residents with dementia.  http://www.blogtalkradio.com/dianekeefe/2013/07/17/tim-dolan-on-caring-for-someone-with-dementia

7/10/13  Stephanie Payne, author of The Sandbox Wars, talks about end of life planning.  http://www.blogtalkradio.com/dianekeefe/2013/07/10/the-sandbox-wars–sibling-conflict-when-caring-for-parents

7/3/13   Dr. Randy Menser talks about his recovery after 6 strokes.  http://www.blogtalkradio.com/dianekeefe/2013/07/03/recovery-after-a-stroke

6/26/13  Dr. Mark Gunby talks about the role of the Geriatrician.  http://www.blogtalkradio.com/dianekeefe/2013/06/26/the-role-of-the-geriatrician-in-treating-aging-adults

6/19/13   Tom McAuliffe from Missouri Foundation for Health talks about the Realities of the Affordable Care Act.  http://www.blogtalkradio.com/dianekeefe/2013/06/19/realities-of-the-affordable-care-act

6/12/13   Art Maines from Elder Fraud Recovery Help talks about Elder Fraud schemes and how to report them.  http://www.blogtalkradio.com/dianekeefe/2013/06/12/elder-fraud-recovery-help

6/5/13   Dana Vouga of Vouga Elder Law helps listeners to understand HIPAA.  http://www.blogtalkradio.com/dianekeefe/2013/06/05/understanding-hipaa

5/29/13   Cynthia Isaac, Bereavement Coach, talks to the widowed or soon-to-be-widowed about how to move past grief.  http://www.blogtalkradio.com/dianekeefe/2013/05/29/widowswidowers-or-soon-to-be-what-do-you-need-to-know

5/22/13   Karen Shoulders from the Arthritis Foundation Heartland Region talks about living well with arthritis, prevention and treatment:  http://www.blogtalkradio.com/dianekeefe/2013/05/22/living-well-with-arthritis

5/15/13   Terry Donovan of Live Well Home Modifications LLC talks about aging at home options and safety.  Interview with Terry Donovan, Live Well Home Modifications, LLC

5/8/13    Dr. Jay Pepose informs All About Lasik Surgery.  http://www.blogtalkradio.com/dianekeefe/2012/11/28/all-about-lasik-surgery

5/1/13       Mary Zatopek from United Access talks about adaptations that can be made to keep drivers with disabilities safe on the road.  http://www.blogtalkradio.com/dianekeefe/2013/05/01/adaptations-available-to-aid-drivers-in-staying-mobile

4/24/13   Dr. Tom Meuser, Dir. of Gerontology at Univ. of Missouri St. Louis talks about the Life Review project.  http://www.blogtalkradio.com/dianekeefe/2013/04/24/conducting-a-life-review

4/17/13   Dr. Steven Frank, Podiatrist, talks about foot issues in aging feet.http://www.blogtalkradio.com/dianekeefe/2013/04/17/frustrated-by-aching-feet

4/10/13    Ursula Shaner, RN and professional Geriatric Care Manager, talks about the role of the Geriatric Care Manager in helping families and aging individuals.  http://www.blogtalkradio.com/dianekeefe/2013/04/10/when-a-geriatric-care-manager-can-help

4/3/13    Dr. Ryan Pitts, Orthopedic Surgeon, talks about joint health, treatment and surgery for aging joints.  http://www.blogtalkradio.com/dianekeefe/2013/04/03/an-orthopedic-surgeon-talks-about-aging-joints

3/27/13   David Seitzer, Project Veteran Aid and Project Medicaid, talks about how veterans can get benefits.  http://www.blogtalkradio.com/dianekeefe/2013/03/27/medicaid-for-veterans

3/20/13   Lolly Useted, Caregiver, and Debra Schuster, Elder law attorney talk about when families can’t agree on care.   http://www.blogtalkradio.com/dianekeefe/2013/03/21/when-families-dont-agree-on-care

3/13/13  Dr. David Green, Exec. in Residence at the Univ. of Wisconsin, Oshkosh, talks about his work assisting China Senior Care in developing their program from the ground up and the innovative programs they are suggesting.  http://www.blogtalkradio.com/dianekeefe/2013/03/13/are-you-ready-to-look-at-aging-differently

3/6/13   Susie Peki0s of Compassionate Conversations, LLC talks about having end of life conversations with your loved one.  http://www.blogtalkradio.com/dianekeefe/2013/03/06/compassionate-conversations-at-end-of-life

2/27/13   Cara Cassidy of Alternative Behavioral Care talks about suicide and seniors and how to get services.  http://www.blogtalkradio.com/dianekeefe/2013/02/27/suicide-seniors

2/20/13  Julia Ostropolsky from Bi-Lingual International Assistant Services (BIAS) talks about rights of bi-lingual citizens and how to get services for them. http://www.blogtalkradio.com/dianekeefe/2013/02/20/advocating-for-bi-lingual-older-adults

2/13/13   Julia Soto Lebentritt talks about reaching the unreachable through the use of lullabology  http://www.blogtalkradio.com/dianekeefe/2013/02/13/learning-to-reach-the-unreachable-through-lullabology

2/6/13   Martha Brown of Martha C. Brown & Associates LLC talks about the impact of Filial law on Family Caregivers    http://www.blogtalkradio.com/dianekeefe/2013/02/06/how-filial-law-impacts-family-caregivers

1/30/13   John Schall of Caregiver Action Network explains caregiver research done with United Healthcare; Jeanne Ness and Mabel Garrett talk about being caregivers to their husbands.  http://www.blogtalkradio.com/dianekeefe/2013/01/30/what-can-you-learn-from-caregiver-research

1/22/13   Karen Tripp of Cancer Companions talks about the many ways to support someone with cancer.  http://www.blogtalkradio.com/dianekeefe/2013/01/23/i-love-someone-with-cancerwhat-can-i-do

1/16/13  Matt Silva of Midwest Institute for Addiction talks about addictions in older adults http://www.blogtalkradio.com/dianekeefe/2013/01/16/advocating-for-older-adults-with-addictions

1/9/13 Mark Michelson, Genworth, talks about his personal experience with needing long term care for his wife. http://www.blogtalkradio.com/dianekeefe/2012/09/05/exploring-long-term-care-costs

1/2/13 Jeff Lanza, former FBI agent, talks about Safeguarding Older Adults From Fraud & Abuse.  http://www.blogtalkradio.com/dianekeefe/2012/11/14/safeguard-seniors-from-fraud

12/26/12  Dr. Hedva Levy, Geriatric Pharmacist, talks about when your loved one may be taking too many meds.  http://www.blogtalkradio.com/dianekeefe/2012/12/26/afraid-your-parent-is-on-too-many-medications

12/19/12   Sue Martin, Grief Coach, talks about Handling Grief After the Loss of a Love One.  http://www.blogtalkradio.com/dianekeefe/2012/12/19/handling-grief-after-losing-a-spouse

12/12/12  Dr. David Sewall, Cardiologist, talks about Pro-Active Tips for an Aging Heart.  http://www.blogtalkradio.com/dianekeefe/2012/12/12/proactive-tips-for-maintaining-an-aging-heart

12/5/12 Dr. Mark Gunby, Geriatrician from BJC Medical Group, talks about the Role of the Geriatrician.  http://www.blogtalkradio.com/dianekeefe/2012/12/05/the-role-of-the-geriatrician-in-treating-aging-adults

11/28/12 Dr. Jay Pepose informs All About Lasik Surgery.  http://www.blogtalkradio.com/dianekeefe/2012/11/28/all-about-lasik-surgery

11/21/12 Katie Banister of Access-4-All talks about being disabled and the resources available to live a quality life. http://www.blogtalkradio.com/dianekeefe/2012/11/21/working-with-disabilities

11/14/12 Jeff Lanza, former FBI Special Agent offers tips on how to safeguard parents from fraud.  http://www.blogtalkradio.com/dianekeefe/2012/11/14/safeguard-seniors-from-fraud

11/7/12  Joanne Waldman of Retirement Options talks about reinventing your life after caregiving  http://www.blogtalkradio.com/dianekeefe/2012/11/07/re-inventing-yourself-after-caregiving

10/31/12–Mike Jones of United Healthcare talks about Medicare Basics and Open Enrollment.  http://www.blogtalkradio.com/dianekeefe/2012/10/31/exploring-options-for-medicare-open-enrollment

10/24/12–Marcy Seeney of Veterans Home Care talks about veterans aid & attendance benefits.   http://www.blogtalkradio.com/dianekeefe/2012/10/24/are-you-eligible-for-veterans-benefits

10/17/12–Dr. Pascale Michelon of The Memory Practice talks about Brain Fitness  http://www.blogtalkradio.com/dianekeefe/2012/10/17/boost-your-memory-with-dr-pascale-michelon

10/10/12 — Mark Michelson of Genworth Corp. talks about Long Term Care http://www.blogtalkradio.com/dianekeefe/2012/09/05/exploring-long-term-care-costs

 10/3/12   Barbara Altman, Recovering From Depression, Anxiety and Psychosis, http://www.blogtalkradio.com/dianekeefe/2012/10/03/mental-health-challenges

9/26/12   Mary Ehrenreich, Alzheimer’s Association.  http://www.blogtalkradio.com/dianekeefe/2012/09/26/alzheimers-dementias-and-their-impact-on-families

9/19/12   Aleta Saena, Accounting and Income Tax LLC http://www.blogtalkradio.com/dianekeefe/2012/09/19/senior-tax-breaks-and-other-discounts

9/12/12 — Shelia Goldstein from Pathways Hospice talks about pain management in older adults http://www.blogtalkradio.com/dianekeefe/2012/09/12/managing-pain-in-the-older-adult

9/5/12 — Mark Michelson of Genworth Corp. talks about Long Term Care http://www.blogtalkradio.com/dianekeefe/2012/09/05/exploring-long-term-care-costs

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