The Girlfriends' Guide to Senior Living

The Girlfriends' Guide to Senior Living

Welcome to The Girlfriends Guide to Senior Living! Gail Peacock and Lori Williams are passionate about helping families navigate the senior living maze. Each episode they will share with you their wealth of knowledge of senior living, and help you to eliminate the uncertainties you face in your search for senior resources.

Episodes

August 26, 2019 29 min
Gail and Lori have been taking the show on the road and on today's episode they explain all-inclusive Independent Living. What does this type of senior living entail and what is included (pretty much everything!). Find out how these communities are keeping their residents engaged...mentally, physically and socially.

To learn more about Lori Williams please visit:
https://www.facebook.com/LoriWilliamsSeniorServices/

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Gail and Lori have been taking the show on the road and on today's episode they explain everything there is to know about 55+/ active adult option living!
Why is their a need? Who can benefit from this lifestyle, why giving up the house can improve your quality of life and why now is the best time to do it!

To learn more about Lori Williams please visit:
https://www.facebook.com/LoriWilliamsSeniorServices/

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Baby Boomers, they’ve always challenged the status quo and still do as they enter retirement age. What changes have been made to the industry and how will Senior Living continue to change and evolve as more Boomers hit 65?

To learn more about Lori Williams please visit:
https://www.facebook.com/LoriWilliamsSeniorServices/

To work with Gail Peacock get in touch via her Facebook account:
https://www.facebook.com/gail.peacock
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The Girlfriends Guide to Senior Living is back!
On this new episode, Senior Care Consultants Gail Peacock and Lori Williams - Senior Services sit down with Jacque Archer with Advanced RehabTrust Home Health to discuss the #1 leading cause of death, hospitalization and unintended injuries in seniors: falls.
Today’s show will give you tips, tricks and things to look out for to help prevent falls so you enjoy a “Fall free summer”!
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Today the Girlfriends' tackle one of the most taboo topics there is: Seniors having sex.
Whether you want to hear it or not, the truth is... they're actually 'doing it'! According to a 2017 survey, roughly 40% of men and women between ages 65 to 80 reported to be sexually active. So, join us as we're "talking about sex, baby...."
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February 26, 2019 24 min
Driving is key to freedom, and giving up that freedom is something really hard to do, especially when one's getting older and wants to remain independent.
But when dementia looms on the horizon, mobility issues arise and fears kick in - you may feel like you have no other choice.
On this episode, Lori and Gail share their experiences helping families deal with this matter, and guide you through some really key strategies to help...
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February 4, 2019 16 min
Happiness is a personal journey that you design for the present: it isn't static and it doesn't live on someone else's home. Join Gail and Lori as they break down the best ways to hack into Happiness, and to shape a life that you're proud of living!
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December 19, 2018 13 min
Grab your notebook: in today's episode, Gail and Lori shine a light on Alzheimer and Dementia! Learn about treatments, tips on how to keep a healthy brain and the right approach to have when a family member is on that journey!
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December 17, 2018 13 min
Lori and Gail aren't Professor Proton...but they're here to talk your lingo and to help you navigate the Alzheimer and Dementia realm.
Learn what to look out for (hello behavior and personality changes) and how to create a safe environment for the future!
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"1 out of 6 Americans assist with some kind of caregiving" but the majority of us struggle to balance family, career, and caregiving.

Tune in to learn about how to set up a strategy, discover new resources... truly, just to learn how to survive it all!
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December 10, 2018 17 min
Caregiving can be an emotional rollercoaster...let's talk about it!
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December 5, 2018 14 min
Traveling, experimenting with new food, figuring out you don't fit in a French shower...when in France. Adventure doesn't have to end because you've aged! Embrace it and just try it out.
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Today the Girlfriends' touch on a very positive subject: How to purposefully live the second half of your life. Stop saying 'One Day I Will...' and get those wheels on the road!
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November 26, 2018 26 min
What happens when it's time to have those difficult conversations with our seniors? Your Girlfriends Gail and Lori break it down and explain the importance of following the three 'A's.
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Around 90% of elderly want to stay home, but most of the time it's not realistic as 70% of people over the age of 65 need some kind of care. What do you do then? Play the episode to find out how to map out your strategy, and also to learn how Mr. Pincher-Grabber can be your best friend...
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November 12, 2018 23 min
On this episode Gail and Lori sit down with Senior Living 'Project Manager' Tricia Cain Spurrier to discuss downsizing, strategizing and the best way to deal with Grandma's tchotchkes (like that beloved cookie jar).
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November 5, 2018 31 min
On this second episode of 'The Girlfriends Guide to Senior Living', Girlfriends Gail Peacock and Lori Williams shine a light on how to pay for Senior Housing without breaking the bank!
Did you know that you can set up a Savings Account for the future; apply for VA Aid and Attendance Benefits, or even set up a Long Term Insurance?

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October 29, 2018 31 min
Get your Senior Living basics right with Senior Living Consultants Gail Peacock and Lori Williams! On this episode Lori and Gail explain the differences and similarities of the many senior living options and decode the best option for each situation. Also, they prepared a fun quiz for you - stay tuned until the end to find out!
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