September 4, 2019
Segment 1: Tim and Barbara take on a controversial topic: nursing homes and arbitration agreements.
Segment 2: Marie Ferran, a representative from the Upper Cumberland Long Term Care Ombudsman Program, joins Tim and Barbara to talk about what residents and their families can do if they believe their rights have been violated.
The Ombudsman Program
Segment 3: Jake Rightmyer, Executive Director of Clarendale at Indian Lake, joins Tim and Barbara to discuss the rights of residents living in Independent, Assisted Living and Memory Care communities.
Independent, Assisted Living and Memory Care
Segment 4: Randy Ashby, Regional Director of Operations for Grace Healthcare Support Services, joins Tim and Barbara to discuss the rights of residents living in skilled nursing facilities.
Skilled Nursing Facilities
Segment 5: Pati Bedwell, Elder Care Coordinator at Takacs McGinnis Elder Care Law, joins Tim and Barbara to discuss how families can become advocates for good care.
Check out the organizations and resources mentioned on today's show.
Takacs McGinnis Elder Care Law
Aging Services for the Upper Cumberland
Clarendale at Indian Lake
Randy Ashby, LNHA, RN
Grace Healthcare Support Services
If You Need Extra Help...
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