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Each week on “Caring About Seniors,” our hosts sit down with those who are hard at work in the community, making sure our elders are properly cared for. This week, Al Bagocius and Adrienne Houghton speak with Tammy Hostetler from Beaches End of Life Doula.

Beaches End of Life Doula services is a non-medical professional who provides emotional and spiritual support for people how are at the end of life.

For more info, visit https://www.beachesendoflifedoula.com.

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Each week on “Caring About Seniors,” our hosts sit down with those who are hard at work in the community, making sure our elders are properly cared for. This week, Al Bagocius and Adrienne Houghton speak with Christy Fitzgerald from Shepherd’s Center of Orange Park.

The Shepherd’s Center’s mission is to assist seniors by enhancing their quality of life through educational programming, intellectually, physically, socially, and spiritually. For the past twenty nine years, Shepherd’s Center has been doing just that at three locations and via the Zoom platform.

For more info, visit https://www.tscoop.org.

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Each week on “Caring About Seniors,” our hosts sit down with those who are hard at work in the community, making sure our elders are properly cared for. This week, Al Bagocius and Adrienne Houghton speak with Grace De La Rosa from Living with Grace.

Grace specializes in all things related to Holistic Wellness: the body, mind and soul, and that includes the well-being of our planet and the psychological temperature of our world. Advocate for quality healthcare, social services and justice: mental health, mindfulness and meditation, education, and alternative/integrative wellcare options; changing illcare to wellcare.

For more info, visit https://livingwithgrace.net.

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Each week on “Caring About Seniors,” our hosts sit down with those who are hard at work in the community, making sure our elders are properly cared for. This week, Dave Stieglitz and Adrienne Houghton speak with Dawn Epstein from All Ways Caring Homecare.

All Ways Caring HomeCare, formerly ResCare, is a home health agency providing assistance to seniors in the Northeast Florida community. They offer companion care, personal care, home making services as well as skilled care such as infusion care and wound care.

All Ways Caring HomeCare is accredited by the National Agency for Health Care Administration as providers of exceptional personal care for their clients. They have been providing care for seniors for over 20 years. They work with individuals with Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, stroke victims, multiple sclerosis, diabetes, congestive heart failure among many others.

All Ways Caring HomeCare caregivers have the training and expertise needed to provide the best care available to seniors in the NEFL community.

To learn more, visit https://www.allwayscaring.com.

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Each week on “Caring About Seniors,” our hosts sit down with those who are hard at work in the community, making sure our elders are properly cared for. This week, Dave Stieglitz and Adrienne Houghton speak with Dr. David Free from Haven Hospice & Palliative Care.

Haven Hospice is the source for patients, their families, and their healthcare providers to find answers to their advanced illness challenges. They have provide services in 18 counties in North Florida since 1979, and have been licensed as a not-for-profit hospice since 1980.

Haven’s team of medical providers and staff expertly manage pain and symptoms at home or in a variety of settings including hospitals, nursing homes, or assisted living facilities. Their hospice patients benefit from the support of an interdisciplinary team: physicians and nurse practitioners, registered nurses, social workers, chaplains, hospice care aide(s) and volunteers.

Haven Hospice’s mission is to honor life by providing comfort, care, and compassion to individuals and the families they serve. Most hospice patient care is funded through Medicare, Medicaid or private insurance. If these sources prove to be unavailable, inadequate, insufficient or exhausted, then hospice care services at Haven are provided based upon need, not ability to pay. No one is ever denied hospice services at Haven due to an inability to pay. In addition to providing comfort through the compassionate delivery of hospice services, Haven offers Advance Care Planning, Palliative Care and Transitions services with a patient-centric focus. “When health becomes a challenge, we will be your haven.”

To learn more, visit https://beyourhaven.org.

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Each week on “Caring About Seniors,” our hosts sit down with those who are hard at work in the community, making sure our elders are properly cared for. This week, Melanie Stieglitz and Adrienne Houghton speak with Dr. Robert Mannel from Memory Treatment Centers of Jacksonville.

Memory Treatment Centers of Jacksonville’s neurology and memory treatment clinics are dedicated to providing high quality, revolutionary care in a compassionate manner.They specialize in treating a spectrum of neurologic disorders including Dementia. Memory Treatment Centers of Jacksonville focuses on the latest treatments for neurologic disorders as well as tried and true practices to provide maximum benefit to our patients. Their attention to efficiency is to reduce stress as well as minimize wait time.

Memory Treatment Centers of Jacksonville’s mission is to provide thorough and compassionate care for their patients who are dealing with dementia, Alzheimer’s, and related memory and neurologic conditions. “At Memory Treatment Centers, our goal is to help our patients stay healthy and as happy as possible through specialized, professional and progressive health care.”

To learn more, visit https://memorytreatmentcenters.com.

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Each week on “Caring About Seniors,” our hosts sit down with those who are hard at work in the community, making sure our elders are properly cared for. This week, Dave Stiglitz and Adrienne Houghton speak with Karen Ansell from Secure Choice Insurance Services.

Secure Choice Insurance Services is an insurance brokerage representing over 75 companies with over 30 years of experience specializing in Senior Insurance.

To learn more, visit https://securechoicesinsurance.com.

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Each week on “Caring About Seniors,” our hosts sit down with those who are hard at work in the community, making sure our elders are properly cared for. This week, Al Bagocius and Adrienne Houghton speak with Dr. Christine Cauffield from LSF Health Systems.

LSF Health Systems provides funding and oversight for a network of 62 Behavioral Healthcare organizations providing services to indigent, uninsured, or underinsured Floridians who live with mental health and/or substance use disorders. They are a non-profit, community-based organization, contracted by the Florida Department of Children and Families to manage and develop regional system of behavioral health care services.

Their responsibilities include assessing, planning, allocating and monitoring the use of state funds to meet the unique and specific behavioral health needs of each region. LSF Health Systems serve approximately 1.2 million Floridians throughout 23 counties in Northeast/North Central Florida.

To learn more, visit https://lsfhealthsystems.org.

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Each week on “Caring About Seniors,” our hosts sit down with those who are hard at work in the community, making sure our elders are properly cared for. This week, Al Bagocius and Adrienne Houghton speak with Joanne Hickox from Seniors on a Mission.

Seniors on a Mission exists to honor, love, and encourage independent senior adults inspiring them to live invigorated lives filled with purpose and grace. Currently, Seniors on a Mission is teaching senior adults how to use their handheld devices, such as smart phones, tablets, and other devices. These one-on-one sessions are 45 minutes long and are performed in our 40-foot mobile unit that travels throughout Jacksonville.

To learn more, visit https://www.seniorsonamission.org.

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Each week on “Caring About Seniors,” our hosts sit down with those who are hard at work in the community, making sure our elders are properly cared for. This week, Al Bagocius and Adrienne Houghton speak with Shep Harmon from Peace of Mind Vault.

Green Insurance agency focuses on health insurance.

To learn more, visit https://pomvault.com.

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