Gary Edward Barg Editor-in-Chief interviews Holly Carmichael, Chief Operating officer of GT Independence, a financial management service provider. GT Independence helps over 25,000 Medicaid beneficiaries self-direct their care across the country. What that means is an individual receiving long-term services, typically through a Medicaid program, can select and hire their own caregiver of their choosing. Often, it can be a family member, a friend, but someone that they know and trust. https://gtindependence.com/
Gary Edward Barg interviews Todd and Elizabeth Humbert about their new product, the Throne Buttler. Like every important invention to support caregivers, this one came from their own personal needs. Todd and Elizabeth's fathers both had strokes which made the bathroom a potentially dangerous place, especially when using the commode. Todd, a mechanical engineer and Elizabeth, a nurse created the Throne Buttler which slides over the existing commode, and by using hydraulics allowing for safer getting onto and lifting off of the commode. Http://thronebuttler.com
Gary Edward Barg interviews Joey Neal, family caregiver and Vice President of User Experience at Hero Health, a technology innovation organization dedicated to overcoming the health challenges faced by our loved ones due to the potential of mismanaging their medications. They do with their Hero Pill Dispenser, which organizes your medications; lets you know which pills to take and when and allows for easy refilling of prescriptions. This is an important and timely conversation as there are over 125,000 deaths annually due to medication mis-adherence.
Gary Edward Barg, Editor-In-Chief interviews Daniel West, a leading rehabilitation expert whose new book is a Caregiver BookClub selection. "Falling Through the Cracks" helps you navigate hospitals and rehab settings, which can be tricky and downright dangerous for your loved ones and offers an expert's guide to the unseemly side of rehab errors and what every caregiver needs to know to avoid them. http://caregiver.com
Gary Edward Barg, Editor in Chief interviews Michael Bloch Foudner and Ceo of PILLAR. a new digital platform that helps people protect and care for their aging loved ones with a secure digital safe deposit box where you can easily store, organize and share your families important information such as financial accounts, legal documents, medical records and more.