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

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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.

February 13, 2019/KGEZ

The Role Transitional Care Centers Play in Improving Our Health After Hospitalization

Dr Derek Gedlaman, DO, Medical Director at Immanuel Lutheran Communities share his insights.

February 6, 2019/KGEZ

Rehabilitation Services at The Retreat at Buffalo Hill

Dwight Shaffer, Director of Rehabilitative Services provides an overview of rehabilitative services at Immanuel Lutheran Communities and shares what makes the Retreat at Buffalo Hill unique here in the Flathead Valley.

January 30, 2019/KGEZ

The Latest Trends in Medicine for Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care

Gary Morrison, RPh. and Consultant Pharmacist for Immanuel Lutheran Communities will be interviewed by John Hendricks about current and future treatments for Alzheimer’s and dementia.

January 23, 2019/KGEZ

Montana Legislative Priorities for Seniors

Rose Hughes, Executive Director, Montana Health Care Association (MHCA)

About MHCA

The Montana Health Care Association (MHCA) is an association that represents facilities and organizations across the state that offer long term care services.  Our membership includes skilled nursing facilities (nursing homes), assisted living facilities and in-home care agencies.  We are committed to providing advocacy, education and support to our members as they strive to provide high quality care to Montana’s frail elderly citizens.

About Rose Hughes

Rose Hughes of Helena is the executive director and lobbyist for the Montana Health Care Association, a position she has held since the early 1980’s.  During that entire time, she has advocated for long term care providers and the people they serve at the state and federal level including before our Montana legislature and various state agencies and boards.

Montana Legislature general web site:

A Form to message legislators:    

Find a legislator using your address: 

Calling your legislator and leaving message:

If you would like to leave a message for a legislator, you can call 406-444-4800 and operators will take a message that will be forwarded to legislators. Please be aware that they will ask for your name and address, which will not be shared other than with the legislator. The operators can take a message for up to 5 legislators at one time or to an entire committee. The line is open from 7:30 am to 5 pm.

January 16, 2019/KGEZ

About Alzheimer’s and Dementia

Laurie Normandy, BSW

Listen as Laurie Normandy, manager for The Lodge at Buffalo Hill, provides information about Alzheimer’s / Dementia.  She invites anyone who cares for or about someone experiencing Alzheimer’s disease, dementia or any related disorder that affects memory, reason and judgment to a monthly support group which meets at Buffalo Hill Terrace.  To see the schedule for this support group, click here.

January 9, 2019/KGEZ

New Year, New You

Pastor Larry Stappler rings in 2019 with a “New Year, New You” message.

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