What is a patient advocate? Who are patient advocates? How can a patient advocate help me?In his interview with Jeff Weinberg, President of Caregiver Champion, L. Bradley Schwartz from Greater National Advocates answers these important questions as he shares his amazing (and frightening) journey of how a nearly fatal illness, series of medical errors, and then his subsequent long recovery led him to be a Patient Advocate and start his organization Greater National Advocates.Bradley, who is a lawyer, shares his mission to proactively educate the public on what patient advocates are and how they can prevent situations like he experienced. Patient Advocates can help people navigate the complex health care system, including dealing with doctors, hospitals, insurance, and other health care facilities.For more information on Greater National Advocates, visit: https://www.gnanow.orgFor more information on Caregiver Champion and the patient advocate services we offer, please visit https://www.caregiverchampionadvocate.comConnect with Caregiver Champion on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/CaregiverChampionAdvocates/ Join Caregiver Champion's Facebook support group at https://www.facebook.com/groups/workingcaregivers/
As part of Caregiver Champion's series, this episode features Jessica Neiss, Physical Therapist and owner of To Life! Therapy & Fitness. Jessica is a part of the Caregiver Champion team. Jessica has a passion for helping Older Adults and people with Chronic Disabilities to maximize the enjoyment in their lives. She has 20 years of experience as a licensed physical therapist, and loves the challenge of creating therapy and exercise programs for people of all abilities and ages. Jessica has prior experience as a Spinal Cord Injury Team Leader and Director of Neurorehab in an outpatient clinic.To Life! is a one-stop therapy and wellness center and a community where people of all ages and abilities can exercise and work towards their goals with the help of Physical Therapists and other allied health professionals. She is so excited to help you live your life with vigor, confidence, strength and balance! To Life! is located at 826 Hazelwood Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15217. Their phone number is 412-414-1988.To learn more about To Life! click here.To learn more about Caregiver Champion and how we can help caregivers like you, click here.
We welcome Lauren Yuran, Associate Manager with MediConnect Insurance! Lauren shares why she chose a career with MediConnect and what makes them unique. She shares how overwhelming the Medicare enrollment can be and the ways that MediConnect can help simplify the process, at no charge. She also shares why it is important every year to re-evaluate your Medicare Plan. To learn more call 888-818-6334.