14 01, 2019

How You Should Save For Care with Guest Tyler Gates

2019-01-11T16:20:43+00:00January 14th, 2019|Categories: Podcast|Tags: , |

We have Tyler Gates as the guest on our podcast this month (trying to do a monthly guest) a financial advisor for Edward Jones.  Our conversation revolves around how individuals should be saving for care and the different products that can help achieve this goal. Some topics we cover: Lack of Savings From Boomers and Older Gen [...]

9 01, 2019

What is Winnowing?

2019-01-09T09:47:04+00:00January 9th, 2019|Categories: Blog Post, Podcast|

Today we talk about Winnowing.  What the heck is winnowing? Well the definition: Winnowing-- Separating Grain from Chaff Background: Author daughter of 91 yr old mother who had moved from home of 40 years to 1 bedroom retirement apartment.  Her mother is in rehab and will be moving to the east coast to be closer to family [...]

7 01, 2019

Why Are Rural Hospitals Closing?

2019-01-11T16:24:48+00:00January 7th, 2019|Categories: Podcast|Tags: |

For the first podcast of 2019 we did a little digging with three different articles that all revolve around the same topic, why are rural hospitals closing? It seems that many people are getting concerned about this as more isolated older adults whose children have relocated to different parts of the state or country are losing [...]

14 12, 2018

Urgent Care and ERs

2018-12-21T17:32:33+00:00December 14th, 2018|Categories: Podcast|Tags: , |

Today, Janet brings up an interesting article she found about readmission rates, urgent care centers, and unneeded ER visits. In Massachusetts, there are employers that are trying to cut health cost, focusing on unneeded ER visits.  The focus is to transition unneeded ER visits to the many urgent care centers that are popping up everywhere in [...]