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A Happy Healthier You Presented by Immanuel Lutheran Communities in partnership with KGEZ Radio

Tune in on Wednesday at 12:45 PM – 1:00 PM
on KGEZ online or AM600 / FM96.5

April 24, 2019/KGEZ

Immanuel Foundation History & Mission

Meet Heidi Hickethier, Foundation Director, Immanuel Foundation.

On this week’s “A Happy, Heathier You”, Heidi will share the foundation’s history and mission. Tune in to KGEZ AM600-FM96.5 on Wednesday, April 24th at 12:45 to hear her message.

April 17, 2019/KGEZ

National Healthcare Volunteer Week

This week is National Healthcare Volunteer Week.

So it is in this week especially that Immanuel appreciates those who volunteer in our community. Thank you all for supporting Immanuel Lutheran Communities. Your gift of time is appreciated by both the residents and staff. In this installment of “A Happy, Healthier You,” Volunteer Coordinator, Kathy Buffington speaks about the importance of Volunteerism.

April 10, 2019/KGEZ

Occupational Therapy Month

April is Occupational Therapy Month.

The topic will be discussed by Scott Hurley, COTA of The Retreat at Buffalo HIll.  He will share his knowledge about “Occupational Therapy: Regaining Independence, Life Skills and Quality of Life.

April 3, 2019/KGEZ

Focus on the Importance of Footcare

Did you know that April is National Foot Health Awareness Month?  Dr. Latter of the Kalispell Foot & Ankle Clinic shares his tips to give our feet the special attention they deserve—this month and always.

March 27, 2019/KGEZ

Caregiver Education-Week 6 Dementia & Chronic Illness

A discussion regarding some of the similarities and differences in caring for cognitive vs. physical decline.

March 20, 2019/KGEZ

Caregiver Education-Week 5 Financial Well-Being

An exploration of various financial resources: Medicare, Medicaid, private insurance, long-term care insurance and estate planning.

March 13, 2019/KGEZ

Caregiver Education-Week 4 Family Dynamics & Communication

No matter what your family relationships are like, an aging care plan represents uncharted waters for most families. Who takes care of Mom and Dad, and where? Do you seek outside support or try to do it all yourselves?

March 6, 2019/KGEZ

Caregiver Education-Week 3 Self-Care for the Caregiver

Family caregivers of any age are less likely to practice preventive healthcare and self-care behavior than non-caregivers.  This week’s discussion provides tips to maintain a healthy balance in your life.

February 27, 2019/KGEZ

Caregiver Education-Week 2 Finding, Creating & Using Resources

Learn about local and national resources that can assist you in providing care to your loved one.

February 20, 2019/KGEZ

Caregiver Education-Week 1 Planning Ahead

Caregiving is a journey where plans may have to be changed or adapted. Executive Director of Buffalo Hill Terrace, Carla Wilton, shares insights to caregiving and planning for the future.

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