Podcasts

Join us as we discuss topics related to seniors and their caregivers. We are joined by experts in the medical field Parrish Healthcare Spring Display Adwho offer their advice and expertise on health related issues. We also deep dive into how to get the best possible care when working with your healthcare and insurance providers. Our topics are designed to answer your questions and give you the tools that you need to provide you and your loved ones with a better understanding to pursue a better quality of life in your senior years.

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I Can’t Do This Anymore: When It’s Time to Consider Senior Housing Options

We get it! And we are here to help you as a caregiver, when you get to the point where you say to yourself...."I can't do this anymore." We are joined by Dr. Pam Tronetti and Janet Rooks from the Parrish Healthcare senior consultation center to address the difficult decision to talk to a loved one about considering a assisted living community or memory care. We're going to talk about the emotional decision, the cost and coverage, how to choose one, who can help you with this and what is the process afterwards. We want you to know that this is a decision that is made with love.

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The Never Empty Nest

Some nests are never empty. We discuss how more and more seniors are becoming caretakers of their children, grandchildren and even great grandchildren. We are seeing a trend in seniors taking care of children with disabilities, or have addictions or even lack financial stability. We also are seeing a trend in grandparents becoming caretakers of their grandchildren and great grandchildren. Dr. Tronetti and Janet Rooks with the Parrish Healthcare senior consultation center shares solutions and provides resource opportunities to these seniors who are not living those retirement years they envisioned for themselves.

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Get Out & Don't Come Back-Letting Go of Destructive Emotions, Memories & People

While we focus on healthy aging, this also has to include a healthy psyche. As Seniors lives begin to slow down, they often begin to dwell on the past leaving them with a variety of different emotions which can lead to depression and other unpleasant effects. Dr. Pam Tronetti and Janet Rooks from the Parrish Senior Consultation Center bring their vast experience with seniors to focus on how seniors can have a healthy psyche and better quality of life.

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Why Am I So Tired

Has your get up and go got up and went? We are joined in the studio by Dr. Pam Tronetti and Janet Rooks from the Parrish Senior Consultation Center where we discuss the different types of tired, causes and potential fix to increase your energy and a much better quality of life.

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Can Dementia Be Treated

Today we are joined by Dr. Pam Tronetti and Janet Rooks with Parrish Healthcare. We are going to talk about what medications are out there to treat Alzheimer's disease and dementia. We've talked about this in the past, but there are about 50 different types of dementia. Dementia is that umbrella term that describes progressive memory loss and the loss of the ability to live independently. We do have prescription medications available for dementia and we want to talk about these.

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My Dad’s Dementia

Darleen, the host of SeniorLivingGuide.com podcasts, shares her family's dementia journey with Dr. Tronetti and Janet Rooks from Parrish Healthcare. She shares her journey with own Dad and what she experienced from the very first sign that something was wrong. Darleen thought she had a grasp on what dementia might look like and how it would progress. She shares how it affected her directly as she was completely caught off guard, making mistakes along the way. While her father has since passed, she feels it's important to share her experience to help other families how to avoid some of the mistakes and misnomers of this disease.

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Diagnosing Dementia

The signs of dementia may not be what you think. Understanding what the signs are, the different types of dementia and diagnosing dementia are important to early diagnosis and treatment. Unfortunately, many signs of dementia go unnoticed or untreated. In this episode we dig deep into this topic with Dr. Pam Tronetti and Janet Rooks who work together at the Parrish Senior Consultation Center, where they focus on the care of patients with dementia.

SeniorLivingGuide.com Podcast, Sponsored by: Parrish Healthcare

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Keeping Your Brain Active & Healthy

We hear about how important it is to keep your brain active and healthy, but why is this so important? We tell you why and how to achieve these goals in this podcast episode. We are joined by Dr. Pam Tronetti and Janet Rooks who work together at the Parrish Senior Consultation Center, where they focus on the care of patients with dementia. They share their expertise with us on knowing the difference between normal aging and what may be a red flag as well as tips on keeping your brain active and healthy.

SeniorLivingGuide.com Podcast, Sponsored by: Parrish Healthcare

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Don't Get Scammed

Join us on this episode as we take a deep dive into all of the different ways that you may be targeted in a scam. It can happen to anyone, but unfortunately the bad guys will specifically target seniors in a variety of different ways. Dr. Pam Tronetti and Janet Rooks with the Parrish Consultation Center share their own experiences and eye opening scams that will help you to know what to look for to keep yourself and your finances safe!

SeniorLivingGuide.com Podcast, Sponsored by: Parrish Healthcare

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8 Vaccines & Immunizations for Seniors and Why

Everyone's talking vaccines and immunizations. It's a hot topic as we not only enter flu season, but as we are on the edge of distributing a Covid19 vaccination. Darleen with SeniorLivingGuide.com chats with Parrish Healthcare's osteopathic physician who specializes in geriatrics, Dr. Pamela Tronetti and Janet Rooks who is the Director of Aging about 8 vaccines and immunizations for seniors. Understanding why and which immunizations is important for seniors because it can get very confusing as many seniors visit more than one medical care provider. And did you know that there is a pneumonia shot? But what does this mean? We explain it all in this episode of, "8 Vaccines and Immunizations for Seniors and Why".

SeniorLivingGuide.com Podcast, Sponsored by: Parrish Healthcare

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Does Medicare Pay for......?

If you haven't heard once, you've heard it a million times....it's Open Enrollment time! But are you making the right decision? We are joined by Dr. Pam Tronetti and Janet Rooks with Parrish Healthcare's Senior Consultation Center where get into the "nitty gritty" of Medicare....all of the ABC and D's. If that's not complicated enough, we chat Advantage Plans. Dr. Pam and Janet offer great resources on where to receive unbiased help and recommendations to make sure you get what fits your needs and budgets. We also break down what Medicare actually pays for to make sure you have a full understanding of what costs you may incur out of pocket.

SeniorLivingGuide.com Podcast, Sponsored by: Parrish Healthcare

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Surviving the Holidays in 2020

We are joined by Dr. Pam Tronetti and Janet Rooks from Parrish Healthcare's Senior Consultation Center. Most of us are ready to move on past the year 2020 and are excited to start celebrating the holidays. We discuss the upcoming holidays and how to navigate them as a caregiver and senior as things will be different this year. There are so many amazing ways to make this holiday season a memorable and enjoyable one for the entire family, our guests share tips that are adaptable most anyone. Join us on this special podcast episode for some nuggets that include great gift ideas and experiences that will make your holidays memorable.

SeniorLivingGuide.com Podcast, Sponsored by: Parrish Healthcare

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Be Prepared-Expect the Unexpected

There are a lot of things that we need to be prepared for as we get older. We have to expect the unexpected. Our guests, Dr. Pam Tronetti and Janet Rooks with Parrish Healthcare shares their expertise with you. What forms do you need to have completed before a medical emergency? What do these forms really mean? We dig into it all while sharing how you too can share with your family what is important to you.

SeniorLivingGuide.com Podcast, Sponsored by: Parrish Healthcare

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Things You Should Know About Vitamins, Supplements & Over the Counter Medications

We are joined by Dr Pamela Tronetti and Janet Rooks from the Parrish Senior Consultation Center. They bring their expertise and share with us the importance of choosing the right vitamins and supplements and the reality that not all vitamins and over the counter medications are the same. They share some great tips to help you choose safely.

SeniorLivingGuide.com Podcast, Sponsored by: Parrish Healthcare

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Things are GONNA Change

Today we will cover changes in Seniors from the outside of the body to the inside of the body. Dr. Pam Tronetti is a geriatrician specializing in the care of senior citizens with Parrish Healthcare. We also have the expertise of Janet Rooks who is a social worker with a background in psychology and a dementia care specialist bringing their expertise in all things "head to toe". We chat about everything from the skin, height (do you actually shrink?), gaining and losing weight, heart, lungs and so much more!

SeniorLivingGuide.com Podcast, Sponsored by: Parrish Healthcare

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Navigating Depression in Seniors and their Caregivers

Lots of people including Seniors are stressed and depressed these days. Dr. Pam Tronetti and Janet Rooks, both with Parrish Healthcare share the best ways to help diagnose depression issues. They bring their expertise in working with seniors into the studio and discuss how to manage it and understand why many seniors and their caregivers may be more prone to depression.

SeniorLivingGuide.com Podcast, Sponsored by: Parrish Healthcare

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*This podcast represents the opinions of Dr. Tronetti and her guests. The content here is for informational, educational and entertainment purposes only, and should not be taken as medical advice. Please consult your healthcare professional for any medical questions or before making any changes in your personal health regimen. No other use, including without limitation, reproduction, retransmission or editing, of this podcast may be made without the prior written permission of Parrish Medical Center. This podcast is HIPPA compliant. All people, places, and scenarios mentioned in this podcast have been changed to protect patient confidentiality.This website and podcast should not be used in any legal capacity whatsoever, including but not limited to establishing standards of care in a legal sense or as a basis for expert witness testimony. No guarantee is given regarding the accuracy of any statements or opinions made on this podcast.In no way does listening, reading, emailing or interacting on social media with our content establish a doctor-patient relationship. Dr. Tronetti does not receive any money from the pharmaceutical industry.

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