Older adults (age 65 and over) often shoulder a significant portion of healthcare costs but may not always receive the care they prefer. This month, FAIR Health, with generous support from The John A. Hartford Foundation, launched FAIRHealthOlderAdults.org, a free website that offers tools, educational content and resources to help older adults and family caregivers plan for care relevant to older adults. FAIR Health Executive Director of Grants and Consumer Education Nicole Iny joins me to tell us more about the new website and how patients can have a voice in what happens as their health needs grow.
An estimated one in 23 men and one in 25 women will develop colon cancer in their lifetime and with colorectal cancer, now the second most common cancer death in the US, it’s vital that all adults get regular screenings for the disease. My guest today is Dr. Brian Caveney, Chief Medical Officer and president of LabCorp Diagnostics. We’re going to talk about Labcorp’s Count On You campaign and why early detection of colorectal cancer is vital, and an at-home test collection screening option.
America’s National World War II Museum unveiled its first of a kind, nighttime sound and light experience called Expressions of America. They’re celebrating the power of individual Americans to impact the world around them during a time of monumental conflict. Joining me with more about this new experience, Kim Guise, the National WWII Museum’s Senior Curator and Director for Curatorial Affairs.
Kathleen Belmonte, Chief Nursing Officer at Fresenius Medical Care North America and Maria Jimenez, a kidney transplant, recipient and kidney care advocate join me to talk about the warning signs of Chronic Kidney disease and treatment options.
Kenneth Harper, Vice President, General Manager of Ambient Clinical Intelligence and Virtual Assistants at Nuance and Dr. Hal Baker, Senior Vice President Chief Digital and Chief Information Officer of WellSpan, have information about a new technology that allows clinicians to better connect with patients to capture the full patient story.
Getting a driver’s license is a huge achievement in a teenager’s life, but driving also carries a lot of risk. David Harkey is the President of the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. He joins me with information for parents about a new resource to turn to for expert advice on safely navigating this milestone
Colleen McDaniel, travel expert and Editor-in-Chief of Cruise Critic talks to us about what we should keep in mind when planning our next vacation and how to get the best value and her list of this years most popular summer cruising destinations.
Joining me live from Sandals LaSource Grenada Resort and Spa in St. George’s to talk about her latest romance novel, Hook, Line, and Sinker, New York Times bestselling author, Tessa Bailey, has tips to bring romance from page to reality.
Now that school is back in session, parents are thinking about ways to set themselves up for financial success. Chris Curtin, Social Media & Rewards Executive at Bank of America, has his top tips for strategizing and utilizing reward points to maximize and save money throughout the school year.
A recent Harris Poll survey, Working Through Migraine (n=1,000), found that 1 in 3 people say their performance at work is impacted by migraine more frequently than in pre-pandemic years. Jenn Tardy, an inclusive recruiting expert and career coach, and Dr. Merle Diamond, an internal medicine and headache expert, talk with me about the survey findings, the impact of migraine in the workplace and information about an FDA-approved medication available for the preventive treatment of episodic migraine in adults.