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Parent Projects

Parent Projects™ is a media & technology platform where family, friends and professional advocates of the aged connect with SeniorMoves™ "verified,” senior-focused businesses and resources.

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S2:E5 Michelle Riddle - Surviving Medical Debt

Episode 5

November 16, 2022

S2:E5 Michelle Riddle - Surviving Medical Debt

Michelle Riddle founded Complete Dignity in February 2015 with the purpose to assist, educate and navigate patients through the complicated and often intimidating world of healthcare. Michelle is a private, Board Certified Patient Advocate who serves families nationwide. She received her certificate in Patient Advocacy through the Cleveland State University School of Nursing. Michelle is also a member of The Alliance of Professional Health Advocates and a member of the National Association of Healthcare Advocacy Consultants. She has been featured in Arizona Attorney Magazine-Expert Guide 2020 in the Medical-Legal Consulting, Patient Advocate, and Insurance Claims Analysis categories. She is the Founder and President of Arizona Associates of Patient Advocacy. ...

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S2:E4 Sandra Dyk - Finding an Alamo

Episode 4

November 04, 2022

S2:E4 Sandra Dyk - Finding an Alamo

Do you know where your parents are going to go? Hospice, senior living communities can be tough to traverse, but our guest Sandra Dyk is an expert in guiding individuals to find their Alamo. Sandy Dyk. Sandy has over 30 years experience advocating professionally for families and leading organizations focused on Senior Living. She's also a Certified Dementia Practitioner & Champion. Sandy is Director of Operations and Development at All About You, a senior placement service local to Arizona. All About You has earned emerging business of the year from Queen Creek's Chamber of Commerce. ...

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S2:E3 Dr Yolanda Suarez - Death From a Distance

Episode 3

October 28, 2022

S2:E3 Dr Yolanda Suarez - Death From a Distance

Dr. Suarez is board certified in Family Medicine, Hospice and Palliative Care and Geriatrics. She recently completed a Healthcare MBA at Oregon Health and Sciences University (OHSU). She is the medical director of Traditions Health Hospice in Portland and Salem and is a palliative care consultant at OHSU Hillsboro. She is developing a home-based palliative care and chronic disease program that will launch by the first of the year. She has begun training as a Psilocybin Facilitator with the intention of helping terminally ill patients cope with existential pain and she is excited to see where this leads. Most important to Dr. Suarez is her art, travel experiences, her “boys”, Cooper, a mischievous little Yorkie, and Jack, her lounging-loving mixed Corgi, but mostly, her family, especially her grandson, Riker, the love of her life. ...

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S2:E2 Bianca Padilla - Responding to Change

Episode 2

October 19, 2022

S2:E2 Bianca Padilla - Responding to Change

Do you know the brands Boost, Depends, Poise? Would you like to know more about these brands to help aid your aging loved ones? Today we are joined my Bianca Padilla, CEO of Carewell. Learn from her experiences in aiding her Grandmother and how it called to her to start one of the fastest growing Companies here in the US. ...

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S2:E1 Lori English - MOVED to Move Others

Episode 1

October 08, 2022

S2:E1 Lori English - MOVED to Move Others

Today we are kicking off season 2 of our parent projects podcast and our guest is our senior moves manager, Lori English. Lori has been helping seniors with their moves for over 10 years. Her experience as a Senior Move Manager is invaluable and her perspectives, golden! ...

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S1:E14 Dr Elizabeth Landsverk - Living in the Moment

Episode 14

October 08, 2022

S1:E14 Dr Elizabeth Landsverk - Living in the Moment

Our guest today, Dr. Elizabeth Landsverk has over twenty years of experience providing medical care to the elderly will be talking to us today about ways we can help our aging loved ones have a better quality of life. Dr Landsverk is board-certified in Internal Medicine, Geriatric Medicine and Palliative Care Medicine. Dr Landsverk founded ElderConsult Geriatric Medicine, a house calls practice, to address the challenging medical and behavioral issues often facing older patients and their families. Dr Landsverk was an assistant professor of Medicine at University of California, San Francisco, an adjunct professor of Medicine at Stanford University, as well as consultant to the San Francisco Elder Abuse Forensics Center and Hospice Medical Director. ...

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