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Boomers Today is our weekly podcast that helps educate families on resources available to the aging boomer population. Frank Samson, founder and CEO of Senior Care Authority®, interviews a different expert on aspects of what families face as the Boomers and their parents are aging. Subjects range from caregiver challenges, to legal matters, to financial considerations, to health and wellness topics and self-care.
Patricia Daiker is a registered nurse, board certified nurse coach specializing in Diabetes Burnout and author of the online eCourse "Better Diabetes Life". She has been an RN for 35 years, practicing bedside at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas for 15 years - Primarily in the Emergency Department and credentialed as a Certified Emergency Nurse. She currently is the CEO and founder of Better Diabetes Life, a company whose mission is to deliver support and services to people with diabetes and other chronic illnesses who are experiencing the psychosocial burden, we know as "burnout".
Erin Dwyer owns and operates Senior Care Authority in St. Louis, Missouri, is a Certified Senior Advisor (CSA) and a Beyond Driving With Dignity professional. Erin has always had a career in the helping professions, spending 17 years working with children and adults as a speech-language therapist in private practice, school systems, and outpatient clinical settings in the St. Louis area. She has experience with treating clients who have had strokes, traumatic brain injuries, swallowing disorders, & aphasia, among many others.
Bill Vicary is the founder/ president of Vicary Management Group, LLC (VMG) in Greenville, SC. He created Just Call Bill, Technology Service Provider to Senior Adults in 2017. He has developed classes & programs to teach seniors on how to use technology to become better connected to their family and friends. In addition to his programs, Just Call Bill also provides technology move-in and IT services to seniors in their homes. His passion is to connect family and friends by utilizing technology.
Spiro Koulouris is a leading gout diet expert, author, and blogger. He’s dedicated his life to inspiring people to obtain a healthy lifestyle and living a gout-free life. Spiro has battled with the disease for years and has dedicated himself to become educated and informed on the subject. He has become an expert in the different home remedies, medicines, health practices and experiments from around the world. As the founder of GoutandYou.com Spiro is intent on educating the gout sufferer in hopes of beating this terrible disease for good.
Brad Brewer is the Vice President of Legacy Kept, a social enterprise dedicated to preserving family stories and bridging the generation gap. After serving for over 15 years as a leader in small business startups and higher education community engagement, Brad is now on a mission to honor older adults in America and strengthen family relationships.
Janet Gallin has been producing and hosting a talk show called Love Letters Live since its inception on KUSF in 2005 and has written a column for the Examiner.com by the same title. She also leads workshops and provides consultation to private and corporate clients. Janet is very grateful in letting others shine and has been able to translate this into her life's work.
Michele Molitor is the founder and CEO of Nectar Consulting Inc., and co-author of the best-selling book “Breakthrough Healing.” She works with executives and entrepreneurs bringing over 25 years of experience, intuitive insights and strategic business savvy to their success. Michele’s unique Rapid RewiringTM approach is a culmination of years of study in the realms of emotional intelligence, neuroscience, organizational psychology and Rapid Transformational Therapy.
Cynthia Perthuis leads and owns the Senior Care Authority offices in New York City and Southwest Florida. Cynthia has a passion for helping others and advocating for those that do not have the ability to speak for themselves. Her own personal experience with her parents and her entrepreneurial background has helped so many family members with the stress of helping and caring for aging loved ones.
On this special podcast, Marcy Baskin and Frank Samson, senior executives at Senior Care Authority, discuss how families can get help now. Families confronted with difficult situations and trying to access eldercare resources can get support and real-time information from a local advisor.
Cathy Sikorski is an Elder Lawyer and caregiver promoting financial and legal preparation in the aging crisis. Her first book, Showering with Nana: Confessions of a Serial (killer) Caregiver and Cathy’s #1 Amazon book, Who Moved My Teeth? Is a practical and legal guide for the aging crisis. She has been on Huff Post, AARP and is a SheSource expert for the Women’s Media Center.