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Episode 25: Saving Our Seniors And Recycling Medical Equipment With Kelli Casto

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Saving Our Seniors fills an often overlooked gap in senior care medical equipment between what Medicare provides and financial limitations of our older population.

Kelli Casto, Founder of Saving Our Seniors and Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant

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In this episode we spoke with Kelli Casto, Founder of Saving Our Seniors and Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant. She tells us how, after practicing for several years, she saw the lack of resources in their community with durable medical equipment. So she created Saving Our Seniors to fill in the gap between Medicare and financial limitations, and is now launching an online thrift store!

Kelli shares important insights from her research, experience, and passion to impact affordability for senior care.

Watch or listen to:

  • Learn about Medicare/insurance denials
  • Discover the lack of funding and inability to provide with medical equipment
  • Understand the lack of services and resources, and how can we work together to the lower income seniors in the community
  • Find out how Saving Our Seniors is helping thousands of seniors, one piece of medical equipment or resource at a time

“I’m told I’m shaking things up in this area, and I’m proud of that. I guess if I had to say who I think a maverick is in my life, it would be me. I’m forging trails that haven’t been forged and I am addicted to how much we are impacting people’s lives.”

Kelli Casto, Founder of Saving Our Seniors and Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant

P.S. Ready to get your Mavericks coffee mug? Just answer this question: How many pieces of durable medical equipment does Medicare provide? Email or post the answer on our social media and your Mavericks coffee mug will be in the mail!

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We’re all about challenging the status quo here at Maverick’s Headquarters! Welcome to the Challenging The Way We Age podcast by the Mavericks of Senior Living. We are two innovators and entrepreneurs who have huge hearts and passion for our older adults. And we see all kinds of opportunities to improve today’s system and create hope for the way we age. We tackle hard topics with the goal of creating conversation and generating curiosity and ingenuity to solve these problems.

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Mavericks of Senior Living is sponsored by Serenity App, Inc. and Assured Assisted Living. This episode was produced by Katherine Wells and Francis LeGasse.   You can subscribe to Mavericks for Senior Living on Apple Podcasts, Google Play or Stitcher. You can also find us on TwitterFacebook, or via email at challenges@mavericksofseniorliving.

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