Editor in Chief Gary Barg talks with Stuart Patterson, CEO of Lifepod, a 2019 Today’s Caregiver magazine’s Caregiver Friendly Award Recipient for the Caregiver Holiday Board of Directors series.
With LifePod, adult children and professional caregivers can now monitor, check-in on and support their parents and clients using a powerful yet intuitive proactive-voice service based on advanced voice technology and personalized by caregivers.
LifePod’s Proactive-Voice Caregiver service provides caregivers with easy-to-use, two-way voice dialog templates such as: appointment and medication reminders, news/weather updates, periodic voice check-ins, control of smart-home devices and enhanced fall detection. LifePod helps make it easier for our loved ones to live in the community longer and safer. Visit http://Lifepod.com for more information.
Gary Barg interviews Adam Liebelt President of H and H Bath and Safety, a leading national expert on how to keep our loved ones and clients safe in their homes. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, every year, about 235,000 adults visit emergency rooms due to injuries suffered in the bathroom. More than a third of the injuries happened while bathing or showering. The researchers also found that people over 85 suffer more than half of their injuries near the toilet. Also, bathroom injuries are the major reason for Emergency Room visits for seniors and a major reason for long-term care placement.
Gary Edward Barg, Editor in Chief, interviews Bianca Padilla, co-founder of CareWell.com The relationships we establish for the products that our loved ones need on a daily basis is one of the most important partnerships we can develop as family caregivers. Bianca and her family have create a welcoming center for caregivers to find these products that they depend upon and get their questions answered by experts who truly care.
Tina Marrelli is the President of Marrelli and Associates, Inc., a publishing and consulting firm working in healthcare for over 20 years. Tina is the author of numerous books, including the Handbook of Home Health Standards: Quality, Documentation and Reimbursement, The Hospice and Palliative Care Handbook and the best-selling home health aide educational system, Home Health Aide Guidelines for Care: A Handbook for Care Giving at Home and its accompanying Nurse Instructor Manual. Tina served on the workgroups that defined the first hospice nurse standards as well as serving as a reviewer in 2014 for the Revised Home Health Nursing: Scope and Standards of Practice through the American Nurses Association.
Gary Barg Editor In Chief talks with Dr. Shiv Rao Founder and CEO OF Abridge AI, the makers of an innovative APP that allows you to never forget what the doctor said to you and your loved one in the exam room Abridge will help organize the most important aspects of the conversation to help you follow up with the doctors advice. And it is a free download from any APP store
Gary Barg, Editor in Chief of Today's Caregiver magazine talks with Nate Watkins, a 2019 Caregiver Friendly award winner. about how his designs help people in wheelchairs maneuver around their homes and around town easier and safer.