Aging Matters
Join hosts Jason Kong (WPTF) and Nicole Clagett (Transitions Guiding Lights), along with special guests, as they discuss the issues affecting the aging population in North Carolina and America.
Aging Matters, Health, Transitional Care, Elderly Care, Elderly, Home Care, Transitions Guiding Light
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Aging Matters

Saturdays, 4pm – 5pm

“Aging Matters” helps you navigate the many choices and issues we face as we age, or as we care for an aging loved one.

 

Join WPTF’s Jason Kong and Transitions LifeCare’s Mary Lucas who, along with special guests, discuss the issues affecting the aging population in North Carolina and beyond.

 

Contact the show at agingmatters@transitionslifecare.org

 

About Transitions LifeCare

 

Founded as Hospice of Wake County in 1979, Transitions LifeCare is anonprofit organization that provides a comprehensive circle of expert care and support for people in Chatham, Durham, Franklin, Granville, Harnett, Johnston, Orange, and Wake counties.

 

Transitions LifeCare believes every individual deserves the quality of life he or she wants when facing a serious illness or near life’s end. The organization provides a comprehensive circle of care and support with education, as well as emotional and spiritual support for a patient’s entire family, and services are tailored to meet the exact needs, wishes, and goals of each patient and family member.

 

For more information, visit transitionslifecare.org.

Meet Mary Lucas

 

“Specializing in policy and public health, I am the Vice President of Marketing and Business Development at Transitions LifeCare. My healthcare journey started as an undergraduate at Virginia Commonwealth University, where I spent time in nursing school before graduating with a business degree. I have since graduated from Johns Hopkins University with my master’s degree in healthcare management.

My experience after supporting my grandparents through their aging journey is what brought me to Transitions LifeCare, first as a volunteer and now in my current role. After time spent working in healthcare policy, my current role has given me the opportunity to focus more on our community and ensure that every individual has the resources they need as they face their most challenging moments in life. 

I spend much of my free time hiking with my two rescue pups, Vespa and Knots. As a Raleigh native, I am also always looking for new restaurants that are popping up around our growing community!”

 

Caregivers Summit Again Virtual for 2021

Four, one-hour webinars on “the business of caregiving”

 

Transitions LifeCare cares about caregivers, and we want to be sure their needs are met. We hosted a series of four webinars in April with the theme of “the business of caregiving.” Access these on-demand and hear from experts on legal planning, how to pay for long-term care, Medicaid/Medicaid Managed Care, and Medicare/Medicare Advantage plans.