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Natural disasters can take elders to the end of their lives very quickly as fail safe protections are not in place to assist in the case of hurricanes, flooding, earthquakes or other events that are unforeseen. An elder can be anyone over the age of 50 but it can also include those who are in need of living support and that can be at any age.  It may include health concerns, living support for mental health issues and care for acute or long term medical conditions. An elder may live alone and receive outside support services, maybe they are living…

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Hurricane Preparation and Aftermath Evacuation’s are ordered for your area with a hurricane or flooding coming and you have so many issues and questions, what do you do? Learn what items to review, what to do right now prior to a storm, what you may experience during the storm and what aftermath can look like.  Price: $1.00

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Visiting The Elder Parents This Holiday Season With Your Small Kids?  What to watch for to keep them safe. Going on vacation for the holidays and bringing your kids along is a great time for family bonding.  Grandparents may be living farther away these days and only an occasional visit may be in the cards.  While this may seem like a welcome relief to overworked and tired parents to have more adults in the house to amuse the kids, it may also carry some potential risks you may never have dreamed of.  Don’t let up on the parenting while visiting…

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Q:  My elder father has been set up to go to a nursing home after a surgery. Is this really necessary? My mother is freaking out! A:  When elder parents have been together for decades, an illness or surgery can split them up and the healing process stops.  The comfort of being together and the compassionate care they receive from each other may be the only life line they have.  While many insurance plans will insist that an elder go to a facility for extended care, it does not have to be the right answer for your family.  If there…

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Q: You notice your mother will not drive with her husband. She claims he is all over the street and afraid of getting into an accident. What is the first thing to do? A:  Make an eye doctor appointment for both your mother and your father.  Let them both see just how important to take care of their vision for the safety of each other on the road.  You should also be present to decide if maybe there is something they have not told you or maybe they did not understand further treatment is needed.  Just sending an elder to…

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Acute Care/Hourly Services – $250/hr (within 50 mile radius) are for services related to a health or lifestyle concern that need attention by addressing one particular issue. Further health support for wellness requires a case package to review the whole person as a path would be developed with incremental goals at various stages of progress.   In person: hourly/minimum of two hours – $500. Fees are to be paid prior to the visit and if there is an overage of time, the additional rate to be paid at the conclusion of the appointment.   Telephone/Skype – $250/hour (1 hour minimum):…

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  Dr. Jeanette hosts her radio show Wellness Radio with Dr. J which currently tops 400 shows on various topics in health, wellness, spirituality and life challenges.  Her show is based on casual conversation with herself as the expert host and an expert guest on topics that you, the listener, would love to know more about, may have never heard of the topic or in which she describes something that is very important which every one should know.  The show is very conversational and thought probing as Dr. Jeanette realizes not everyone is on the same page and she strives…

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