What if we could add peace of mind and increased safety when using the stove? What if we never had to worry about leaving the stovetop on again? What if we were able to empower those with limitations to use the stove safely?
The Mavericks sit down with Mr. Bryan Flynn, COO of Caring On Demand, and Mr. Stephen East, Founder & CEO of Caring On Demand, to discuss this incredible service. This isn't just a service for clients but family as well as caregivers.
You read that correctly. Incisionless Brain Injury for those living with essential tremors and tremor-dominant Parkinson's Disease. The Mavericks are sitting down with three incredible people from Insightec to discuss "Exablate Neuro" aka Incisionless Brain Surgery.
What is Neuradiant 1070? I'm glad you asked - You'll have to watch the show to get an amazing understanding but on the surface, it's designed to keep the brain capacity in all stages of life high! Photobiomodulation?? Don't worry we will have a deeper discussion on the show. Simply put - Photobiomodulation is otherwise known as light therapy.
The Mavericks sit down with the co-creators of AlzBuddy. An app developed for those living with Dementia. AlzBuddy is the Go-To App For Memory Care - Designed to help entertain and engage those living with Alzheimer's and Dementia, the app has a plethora of functionalities to spark valuable memories.
What does it mean to truly inspire and influence positive change? How can that be achieved and what does it take to make that change happen? The Mavericks sit down with two incredible people, Marc Middleton the Founder/CEO of Growing Bolder, and Ray Fabik the President of Caring Transitions.
About a month ago, we spoke with Kim Beasley of AG Rhodes, and Jennifer Guynn of Pebble Tossers, to talk about their intergenerational summer camp, Generation Connect. Today, we will have them broadcast LIVE from the last day of the event, interviewing older adults and young adults about their experiences, and what they have learned about themselves and each other. This will be fun, so don't miss it!
We don't have a people problem in our industry. In fact, the people are often absolutely heroic. Instead, we have a systems problem. Today we talk with Cambria Jacobs, Executive Partner at Collaboration in Aging - a national (un)conference to demonstrate and inspire innovation.
https://youtu.be/Au3foUK9MgY More than 1 in 5 Americans act as an unpaid caregiver 53% of caregivers have been diagnosed with two or more chronic conditions – that’s 14% higher than the general U.S. adult population They spend more than $7k out of their own pocket each year 57% experience clinically significant levels of stress, anxiety and […]
https://youtu.be/pUIiBOb5H7c50% percent increased risk of dementia32% increased risk of stroke29% increased risk of heart diseaseAND….. 68% increased risk of hospitalization Statistics from the CDC about the impact of loneliness and isolation in our older adults. Welcome to the 3rd episode of our 10 episode Myth Busting Series!We’ll be talking with Jill Vitale-Aussem, CEO of Christian Living Communities, […]
https://youtu.be/aZBURIEjOYo 161 million people get comfort and relief from this this Medicare funded service every year. So why do so many people feel hesitant accepting this service? Welcome to the 2nd episode of our 10 episode Myth Busting Series! We’ll be talking with Heath Bartness, CEO of the award-winning St Croix Hospice about why hospice […]
“As an adolescent leukemia survivor, I learned very quickly one of the least expensive, most powerful ways to help heal the human body, mind, and spirit.” Constanza Roeder Founder & CEO of Hearts Need Art! https://youtu.be/yndPr-hg9wo The Mavericks sit down with Constanza Roeder, Founder & CEO of Hearts Need Art!Art is so critical to many of […]
“This business chose me, I did not choose it. Life happened with my mom and it changed the trajectory of my life.” Nadine Cornish Roberts Speaker, Author, Owner – The Caregiver’s Guardian Today we’re talking with Nadine Cornish, founder of the Caregiver’s Guardian about the impact of COVID19 on family and professional caregivers, what families […]
“More than a half a million seniors walk away from their life insurance policies every year. I am passionate about educating them on the value a life insurance settlement can bring to them – so they don’t leave money on the table.” Lisa Rehburg Rehburg Life Insurance Settlements The Mavericks sit down to talk with […]
“After my great-aunt passed away living alone at home, I watched my parents anxiety grow when my grandmother didn’t answer her phone. So I looked for a way to give us all peace of mind.” Marlo Vernon Founder & CEO, CarePenguin The Mavericks sit down with Marlo Vernon a recent graduate from the University of […]
“It was a time when I felt the most frustrated, exhausted and isolated than I’ve ever felt in my life. I’ve made it my mission in life to help other people NOT feel that way.” Michelle Adams Author & Estate Planning Attorney The Mavericks sit down with Attorney Michelle Adams to talk Legacy Planning. It […]
“I had no training, no medical background. I just loved my mom. So I spent the next 8 years being her caregiver.” Breeda Miller Humor, Heartache and Dementia The Mavericks sit down with Ms. Breeda Miller to talk about all caregiving. Ms. Miller was an accidental caregiver. She had no training, no medical background. She […]
“Accessible travel ensures that every moment of a dream trip can be enjoyed without restrictions – regardless of diagnosis. We cater to those with diagnoses such as Dementia/Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, MS, Diabetes, etc., as well as their caregivers and family members to create extraordinary lifetime memories together.” Kathy Speer Shoaf, RN Owner, Elite Travel Imagine taking […]
“Why are these people alone? Why are they sad? Why are they not doing anything? That’s what I wanted to know the first time I visited a nursing home as a high schooler. And that was the moment I knew I wanted to do something about it.” Joy Laverde Author, Speaker and Owner of Eldercareindustry.com […]
“Collaboration In Aging is the first event of its kind. This is about bringing together people across the senior care continuum, including older adult and their family members, to create a future we all want to live into.” Katherine Wells Chief Inspiration Maverick & CEO, Serenity Engage The Mavericks talk about a truly innovative new […]
“My ‘aha’ moment was when I realized music made my grandmother feel better, and I quite simply wanted to be a better grandson.” Roy Tal CEO, SOLO Well-being Assistant The Mavericks sit down with Roy Tal, founder of SOLO – – Wellbeing Assistant For Older Adults (and former rock star). We learn about the benefits […]
https://youtu.be/bYNrHVVHPTE The Mavericks sit down with Mr. Aaron O’Hearn, founder/CEO of Worthright. The Mavericks are all about challenging the current options in aging and Worthright helps navigate a big concern, Money!! Worthright helps families of aging adults plan and pay for a high quality of life and independence as they age, regardless of where they […]
Hospice is no longer just hospice. The number of hospice companies that solely provide hospice care is dwindling. The objective through much of the industry is to develop new service lines that will create a continuum of care allowing for a long-term relationship with the patient. The Mavericks sit down with Jim Parker, editor of […]
“One fall can be life changing. Nymbl’s mission is to prevent one million falls by empowering older adults with access to a safe and effective fall prevention method through our balance training program.” Dr. Nathan Estrada VP of Clinical, Nymbl Science Nymbl is on a mission to prevent over 1 million falls globally. And the Denver […]
“We’re all grieving something right now. Some are grieve the loss of life, others the loss of employment, others the loss of what we once thought of as ‘normal’ routines in our daily lives.” Beth Paul Clinical Director, In It Together RN Do we really think about the mental health of caregivers? Hard to say […]
“We’re all grieving something right now. Some are grieve the loss of life, others the loss of employment, others the loss of what we once thought of as ‘normal’ routines in our daily lives.” Melissa Douaire Grief Consultant, Coach, Counselor Today we spoke with Melissa McCreery Douaire. Melissa is a grief counselor and a change […]
What!?! Louie Gravance is the keynote speaker at the Collaboration in Aging Event in Denver Colorado on Feb 10 & 11, 2022. Join Katherine Wells of the Mavericks as she introduces Louie and his amazing work. Louie Gravance is often referred to as “the guy that can make the Disney service concepts work outside of […]
There’s no denying that COVID-19 has taken a toll on everyone’s overall health and wellness, but there’s one nearly 100-year-old Weaverville, North Carolina woman who is continuing to inspire others to stay active. We’d like to introduce you to Margaret Marrow, a 96-year old member of the fitness franchise, who can tell you her story […]
There’s a lot of talk about engagement in the senior care industry. Engagement is often called Life Enrichment or Activities in senior living communities. Exercising mental and emotional health is undoubtedly of enormous significance in the overall wellbeing of any human. So, why then, does “Activities” often have a lower budget with fewer resources than […]
The Mavericks sit down with Dr. Evan Plys and Dr. Karina Drake to discuss the importance of mental health for older adults. We take a dive deep into the importance of supporting our older adults mental health. Dr. Plys and Dr. Drake will provide excellent information around the benefits of a specialty provider trained in […]
Moving…no matter the age is tough. It’s even more of a challenge for many of our older adults who move into senior living. The Mavericks and their amazing collaborators tackle the stigma, feelings and emotions around transitioning into Senior Living. Join us as we share our discussions for the past several months and work towards […]
Talk about fire power! We are blessed to have three amazing influencers for those providing care for older adults, especially for those belonging to minority groups. We have members from Denver Regional Council of Government (DRCOG), CU Anschutz and Christian Living Communities. In this episode we talk about: LGBTQ people face disparities and inequity in […]
The Mavericks sit down with Juliana Young of Home Care Assistance of Douglas County to talk all things older adult! Juliana is not only an incredible person but also has two amazing parents, 99 and 93. We are diving deep into three key items: Isolation and Depression -How to engage with a loved one to […]
In our very special show today, we will be talking with Belle Peterson, a local 5th grader who recently wrote a paper called The World We Need. Her paper shares her personal stories and perspectives on: Senior care Teen depression The benefits from intergenerational programs. Belle’s father, Eric Peterson, works in senior care and runs […]
The Mavericks chat about the future of aging. This can seem like an overwhelming task but when you break it down to small goals it really is attainable. We must focus on the little things to make lasting impacts. LIKE THIS EPISODE? Subscribe on your favorite podcast or video platform! SPONSORED BY Serenity Engage is an […]
“When I help people through the journey of downsizing or moving, I bring with me the stories my grandmother shared when we helped her through it. We spend some time talking about the emotional value of things as well as the financial value, and understand what they want to make space for in their future.” […]
“When my grandparents moved into assisted living, we knew the basics were taken care of, but we wanted to ensure they had what they needed and also what they wanted. Things like the brand and size of toothpaste mattered so much to them. So we created a way to make it easy for families.” Jimmy […]
“We are celebrate older adults through education, interaction, and workshops to help people understand how to make change in the things that matter. This includes age discrimination at work, dealing with rural versus urban issues, and much more.” Jodi Waterhouse Program Manager, Multidisciplinary Center for Aging at Anschutz Medical Center Jodi Waterhouse hasn’t been in […]
“Senior living is an ideal environment for SimpleAir to be constantly deactivating pathogens such as SARS-CoV2, mold spores, E. coli, and others in the air, on surfaces and even on hidden surfaces.” Tim Robertson Owner, SimpleAir Katherine’s mind was blown by the stats for deactivating viruses in commercial buildings, senior living, residential homes and more […]
“I’m curious how it might impact our ability to truly enjoy life to its fullest, to the very end, by spending time planning for how we want to age? I think it could be profound.” Francis LeGasse Chief Curiosity Maverick, Mavericks of Senior Living Our scheduled guest today had a dental emergency, so Francis and […]
“Families would tell us that their aging mother didn’t want to be on a nanny cam, and honestly they didn’t want to watch their mom on a nanny cam! But they did want to know that their mom was okay.“ John Robertson CEO, HomeExcept Nobody wants to be spied on! But we do want to […]
“As an adolescent leukemia survivor, I learned very quickly one of the least expensive, most powerful ways to help heal the human body, mind, and spirit.” Constanza Roeder Founder & CEO of Hearts Need Art! Fear, concern, regret, doubt, hope – So many emotions are felt during the actual transition and even leading up to […]
“Why should a wheelchair look like a wheelchair when it can look like any other chair?” Nathan Watkins CEO, Troy Technologies The Mavericks sit down and chat with Mr. Nathan Watkins, CEO of Troy Technologies. We talk wheelchairs and how design, manufacturing and thinking outside the box can improve the way we live and age. […]