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Mormon leader L. Tom Perry set to be transferred to hospice in coming days as cancer spreads

SALT LAKE CITY  –Published May 29, 2015 Associated Press – A top-ranking Mormon leader, 92-year-old L. Tom Perry, is headed to hospice as his cancer spreads aggressively. Cancer found last month in Perry’s thyroid gland has spread to his lungs and beyond, church spokesman Eric Hawkins said in a statement Friday. Perry is at home and no longer will attend meetings of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, a high-level Mormon governing body of The Church of Jesus Christ of

Lee welcomes special guest Joy Bossi from the famous KLO Radio Show “Joy in Your Garden”. Joy discusses the Joy of gardening even into your later years of life. Learn how to garden with limited mobility even in a wheelchair! This is from normal ground gardening to raised box and container gardening! What can you grow? Learn tips on how to make gardening a “lifelong” hobby and how it can be therapeutic for Home Health and Hospice patients. After Joy’s

Good vs Bad home health & hospice companies, what’s covered and what’s not? Listen while Lee and Ryan discuss the differences. Along with that topic Bill Gephardt discusses his company Gephardt Approved and his history in investigatory journalism with KCAL in Los Angeles and KUTV in Salt Lake City. Bill is an honest man and stands by his reputation and integrity. Bills talks about how you shouldn’t know everything or be “educated” but be able to rely on the companies

Lee discusses the Hospice benefit focusing on the Chaplin and services they provide. Lee’s Guest is Milan Vasic Senior Producer of the ABC Hit Television Show Extreme Makeover: Home Edition. Milan talks about his beginning in the entertainment industry and how he got his start on Extreme Home Makeover with participating in over 270 home builds! Milan explains how Extreme Makeover: Home Edition could work and complete a home in under a week and gives the listening audience tips on

Happy Valentine’s Day! Lee starts the show off by talking about the sanctity of marriage and how its changed over the years. You’ll never guess what the largest growing age range for marriage is! Michael Styles the Assistant Director for the State of Utah Division of Aging and Adult Services discusses with Lee how the State of Utah wants you to stay in your home and how their programs saves the government and that state money. Learn what the programs

With over 100 home health and hospice companies in Utah how do you choose? Listen while Ed and Teresa discuss the role of the Utah Association for Home Care. The home health and hospice industry is highly regulated and complex. The Utah Association for nome care is here to help in various ways. Here are a few: Advocacy: legislative on capitol hill and community outreach. Only 5% of Utah beneficiaries use homecare. The national average is 10-12%! Education: Events, newsletters

Lee and Ryan discuss the general state of Senior Health Care including government regulations and companionship rules for in home paid caregivers. Home Health and Hospice can keep your family member in the home, but who’s the company behind your care! How to consider your source and what to look for.  Listen how hospices are governed and the new rule changes instituted by Medicare, along with non-profit vs. for profit companies.

Lee and Ryan start the show by talking about seeing the signs and changes in a declining loved one and knowing when to get help. Ron McDougal and Darren Parker are from McDougal Funeral Home they come on the Heartwood Show to discuss Funeral Planning and what to expect in the process. Ron starts off the conversation about discussing the history of McDougal Funeral Home and how they got started. Listen in while we discuss when is the best time

With your host Lee Vasic and guest Dr. Rob Scranton Chiropractor from Scranton Chiropractic. Lee and Ryan talk about an NPR study about Non-Profit vs for profit hospice companies, how the study if flawed and what good and bad came out of it. Dr. Rob Scranton discusses Chiropractic care and it can help the senior community and how it can help certain things such as: Incontinence Chronic constipation Fibromyalgia Blood pressure Hypertension Chiropractic care can complement your medical plan of

With you host Lee Vasic and special guest Dr. Christopher Valentine family practice physician and Medical Director for Heartwood Home Health and Hospice. Dr. Christopher Valentine is a Palliative Care Certified Physician and the Medical Director of Heartwood Home Health and Hospice. Previously, Dr. Valentine held the position of Medical Staff President at Pioneer Valley Hospital and also at Jordan Valley Medical Center. Dr. Valentine talks about his background at the Jordan Valley and Pioneer Valley Medical Centers and how

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