Next Steps 4 You

January 10, 2024
Hosted by Wendy Jones

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Episode Description

As we step into the year 2024, emotions may vary - some find it exhilarating, while others might feel a sense of apprehension. Have the recent holidays brought noticeable changes in your loved ones, prompting consideration for their safety? In this episode, Wendy addresses the crucial topic of “Next Steps 4 You” providing insights into available options to ensure the well-being of your aging loved ones. Wendy and her experienced team at Next Steps 4 Seniors have collectively amassed over 100 years of knowledge, forming the foundation of an organization dedicated to facilitating graceful aging. During this episode, Wendy delves into various choices for your loved ones, such as living at home, home care companies, independent living facilities, assisted living facilities, memory care facilities, and adult foster care. Each option, however, comes with its associated costs and the right choice depends on your unique situation. To aid those in need of guidance and expert advice, Wendy encourages reaching out to Next Steps 4 Seniors at 248.651.5010. Sharing a poignant moment Wendy reads a touching prayer by Caroline Haynali, emphasizing the emotional aspect of caring for aging individuals. ( Recognized as a leader in the senior living industry, Next Steps 4 Seniors invites you to make the call, promising education, attentive listening, and guidance tailored to align with the desires of both you and your loved ones. The organization’s well-established process, coupled with a team of dedicated placement specialists and a database full of vetted partners ensures a personalized approach. Take the first step towards informed decisions and compassionate care by contacting Next Steps 4 Seniors today. Have questions about this episode? Do you have topics you want us to cover in an upcoming episode? Contact us: 248.651.5010 Facebook/Instagram: Conversations on Aging past episodes mentioned which you can find on your favorite podcast platforms: Hearing Health and Heartfelt Gifts Impact of Aging on Driving Medicare & You

Next Steps 4 Seniors

Wednesday at 12PM Pacific Time on VoiceAmerica Business Channel

Aging parents fear becoming a burden on their children while children fear the guilt of making end of life decisions for their parents and themselves. How will you arrange your life and manage your resources to reduce stress and anxiety? Join senior living expert Wendy Jones on her weekly podcast for answers to your questions on navigating and managing the details of growing older gracefully, faithfully and without fear. Wendy and her host of experts will guide you through home healthcare issues; independent, assisted and senior living options; estate planning; Medicare nightmares; insurance options; geriatric medicine; palliative care; available federal and state resources; and a host of other issues as you transition toward end of life care. Stop delaying or fearing decisions about you or your loved one’s future. Next Steps 4 Seniors helps you face the golden years with optimism and confidence. Embracing the future with the knowledge to make growing old gracefully a reality.

Wendy Jones

Wendy Jones is the Founder and CEO of Next Steps 4 Seniors, an organization dedicated to helping families find the appropriate living community for their loved ones while helping individuals maintain their independence and dignity while aging. For her efforts, she has been selected by Corporate Magazine as one of the Top 20 Most Successful Women Leaders of 2022; selected six consecutive years into the Senior Citizens Hall of Fame; and has been recognized four straight years with the “Best of Rochester” Award. In 2017 Wendy founded Next Steps 4 Seniors Foundation, a non-profit, faith based 501(c)3 to reach older, lower income adults that need spiritual, financial and physical assistance. Wendy hosts a popular weekly radio program on WDTK-AM entitled Next Steps 4 Seniors, sharing resources and information with listeners to prepare as they age or for life with an aging parent or loved one. Wendy graduated from Eastern Michigan University with a degree in Business Administration and advanced to Director of Marketing positions at various pharmaceutical and healthcare companies. She works tirelessly to raise funds for her Foundation and other local non-profit organizations while sitting on the boards of several hospitals. Wendy is guided by her strong faith in every step she takes. She truly believes that faith is the substance of things hoped for and evidence of things not seen. She lives in Rochester Hills, MI with her eternally patient husband and two children.

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