Life Happens Podcast with Kim Hegwood

How Home Health Care Can Help Keep Seniors Safe During the COVID-19 Pandemic
with Laurie Cantrell

Laurie Cantrell, Licensed Clinical Social Worker from AMed Home Health, discusses the different types of care available, how home health care has changed for seniors during the pandemic, how Medicare has changed access to care, and how home health care may be the best option for seniors during the pandemic.

Funerals- The Cost of Not Planning with Regina Wagner

Regina Wagner, from AllThings Senior Consulting, shares her knowledge about unexpected costs when planning a funeral and how to avoid paying for things you may not need. Kim and Regina also discuss what planning decisions you will need to make quickly, where the money might come from, and life insurance.

Senior Scams During COVID-19 with Jennifer Salazar

The COVID-19 pandemic is a great opportunity for new scams to appear. Jennifer Salazar, from the Senior Medicare Patrol with the BBB, discusses which scams are being seen during COVID-19, some of the red flags to watch out for, how scammers get our information, and how to report scams. Seniors who are more isolated due to quarantine are more vulnerable to these scams, but knowing what to look out for can help prevent seniors from falling victim.

Preparing Seniors with Dementia for a Hurricane with Dale Libby

Dale Libby, chairman and CEO of The Gathering Place in Brazoria County, has both personal and professional expertise helping seniors and caregivers navigate the challenges of dementia. They discuss the importance of remaining calm, how to make a plan, how to create an emergency kit, and how to maintain caregiver health.

Life Happens Intro

Welcome to Life Happens, where Texans come to protect their legacy and prepare for the second half of life! Join your host, Attorney Kim Hegwood with Hegwood Law Group, and our weekly guest, as we navigate the challenges that emerge as Life Happens! New episodes every Thursday at 10 a.m.!