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We are all living longer, which means we may need to rely on others to help us or our parents. Thus, like it or not, the Senior and Elderly population is vulnerable to negligence committed by medical professionals, Nursing Home and assisted living facilities, pharmaceutical and medical device companies, insurance companies and everyday individuals and businesses. Do you know who to trust? The Injured Senior Podcast will educate and inform you about legal issues of importance to the injured Senior and Elderly population such as medical malpractice, Nursing home and assisted living abuse and neglect, defective drugs and medical devices, age discrimination, on the job injuries, and personal injuries such as motor vehicle injuries and slip and fall. Your Host Steve H. Heisler is a lawyer and creator of the National Injured Senior Law Center and has been advocating for seniors’ rights for over 30 years. He is also a senior. The show will include many interviews with experts in the aforementioned areas of law as well as advice from Steve's personal experiences and past cases. Tune in each week to learn what you may not have even known to ask before. Welcome to The Injured Senior Podcast.

We are all living longer, which means we may need to rely on others to help us or our parents. Thus, like it or not, the Senior and Elderly population is vulnerable to negligence committed by medical professionals, Nursing Home and assisted living facilities, pharmaceutical and medical device companies, insurance companies and everyday individuals and businesses. Do you know who to trust? The Injured Senior Podcast will educate and inform you about legal issues of importance to the injured Senior and Elderly population such as medical malpractice, Nursing home and assisted living abuse and neglect, defective drugs and medical devices, age discrimination, on the job injuries, and personal injuries such as motor vehicle injuries and slip and fall. Your Host Steve H. Heisler is a lawyer and creator of the National Injured Senior Law Center and has been advocating for seniors’ rights for over 30 years. He is also a senior. The show will include many interviews with experts in the aforementioned areas of law as well as advice from Steve's personal experiences and past cases. Tune in each week to learn what you may not have even known to ask before. Welcome to The Injured Senior Podcast.

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We are all living longer, which means we may need to rely on others to help us or our parents. Thus, like it or not, the Senior and Elderly population is vulnerable to negligence committed by medical professionals, Nursing Home and assisted living facilities, pharmaceutical and medical device companies, insurance companies and everyday individuals and businesses. Do you know who to trust? The Injured Senior Podcast will educate and inform you about legal issues of importance to the injured Senior and Elderly population such as medical malpractice, Nursing home and assisted living abuse and neglect, defective drugs and medical devices, age discrimination, on the job injuries, and personal injuries such as motor vehicle injuries and slip and fall. Your Host Steve H. Heisler is a lawyer and creator of the National Injured Senior Law Center and has been advocating for seniors’ rights for over 30 years. He is also a senior. The show will include many interviews with experts in the aforementioned areas of law as well as advice from Steve's personal experiences and past cases. Tune in each week to learn what you may not have even known to ask before. Welcome to The Injured Senior Podcast.

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English


Episodes

How to Stop Urinary Tract Infections in Nursing Homes with Dr. Johnny Cascone

7/19/2021
Several practices, often implemented in bundles, appear to reduce UTI in nursing home residents such as improving hand hygiene, reducing and improving catheter use, managing incontinence without catheters, and enhanced barrier precautions. Tune in as Dr. Johnny Cascone answers the frequently-asked question: How to stop Urinary Tract Infections in Nursing Homes. Meet Dr. Johnny Cascone Johnny Cascone board-certified internal medicine and infectious disease physician. His internal medicine...

Duration:00:10:21

How to Prevent Urinary Tract Infections from Progressing to Sepsis with Dr. Johnny Cascone

7/16/2021
If you’ve ever had a Urinary Tract Infection, you know how painful and frustrating it can be, especially if they keep coming back. To say goodbye to burning, frequent urination, and other unpleasant symptoms, start with these changes today. The key is to keep bacteria out of the system. In today’s episode, listen to Dr. Johnny Cascone talks about preventing Urinary Tract Infections from progressing to sepsis. Meet Dr. Johnny Cascone Johnny Cascone board-certified internal medicine and...

Duration:00:06:12

The Common Causes and Symptoms of Urinary Tract Infections with Dr. Johnny Cascone

7/15/2021
Urinary Tract Infections are caused by microbes such as bacteria overcoming the body’s defense in the urinary tract. They can affect the kidneys, bladder, and the tubes that run between them. Join us in this episode as Dr. Johnny Cascone explains more about the common causes and symptoms of Urinary Tract Infections. Meet Dr. Johnny Cascone Johnny Cascone board-certified internal medicine and infectious disease physician. His internal medicine residency was done at the University of Kansas...

Duration:00:11:22

Urinary Tract Infections Pose a Serious Risk to Seniors and Elderly with Dr. Johnny Cascone

7/13/2021
In this episode of The Injured Senior Podcast, Dr. Johnny Cascone, an Infectious Disease physician, joins host Steve Heisler to discuss Urinary Tract Infections and their prevalence in the nursing home community. You'll also learn risk factors, signs, symptoms, and even the best practices on preventing and treating UTIs so they don't become septic and lead to shock - or even death. Tune in to hear more from Dr. Cascone and his tips and information on Urinary Tract Infections, especially if...

Duration:00:23:14

How Families of Elderly Wound Patients Can Detect Infections with Martha Kelso

7/9/2021
Early detection is more difficult in the elderly because the typical signs and symptoms, such as fever, are usually absent. Tune in as Martha Kelso answers the frequently - asked question which is: How families of elderly wounded patients detect infections. Meet Martha Kelso: Martha Kelso is the Chief Executive Officer of Wound Care Plus, LLC, the largest mobile wound care provider in the Midwest. Her decades of experience providing advanced wound care, while being a visionary and...

Duration:00:15:32

Moleculight is a Revolutionary Device for Detecting Wound Infections with Martha Kelso

7/8/2021
In today’s episode, listen as Martha Kelso talks about Moleculight. An imaging device that is a portable, noninvasive, real-time camera used to visualize the bacterial load in a wound. Meet Martha Kelso: Martha Kelso is the Chief Executive Officer of Wound Care Plus, LLC, the largest mobile wound care provider in the Midwest. Her decades of experience providing advanced wound care, while being a visionary and entrepreneur in the field of mobile medicine, has allowed her to pursue a...

Duration:00:18:30

Why Infections Are So Prevalent Among Seniors and Elderly with Martha Kelso

7/7/2021
As the percentage of our population over age 65 increases, infectious diseases among the elderly are becoming a serious public health concern. But why? Join us in this episode as Martha Kelso explains more about why infections are so prevalent among seniors and elderly. Meet Martha Kelso: Martha Kelso is the Chief Executive Officer of Wound Care Plus, LLC, the largest mobile wound care provider in the Midwest. Her decades of experience providing advanced wound care, while being a visionary...

Duration:00:12:21

New Tech that Detects Infections in Elderly Wound Parents w/ Martha Kelso

7/6/2021
In this episode of The Injured Senior Podcast, Martha Kelso is back with us again to talk about a new device that’s emerging in long-term care that recognizes infection in seniors. Martha is bedsore and pressure wound expert and the CEO of Wound Care Plus, LLC, a mobile wound care provider in the midwest. Her expertise in this field has allowed her to share her passion and knowledge with many others and she joins us on this episode to chat with host Steve Heisler. Tune in to this episode to...

Duration:00:39:07

How to Fight the Medical System After A Medical Malpractice with Carol Stern and Author David Black

6/18/2021
We need to change America’s healthcare system, and take power out of the insurance company’s hands. Listen as Carol Stern and author David Black shares how to fight against the medical system. Meet Carol Stern: Carol Stern is the wife of Gary Stern, the subject of Ripped Apart: Living Misdiagnosed, a true story of one of the largest medical malpractice awards in U.S. history. This real-life account of how a husband and wife’s love was tested during the darkest of times. It pulls back the...

Duration:00:13:39

Why Acclaimed Author David Black Chose to Write the Book "Ripped Apart, Living Misdiagnosed", with Carol Stern and David Black

6/17/2021
Ripped Apart: Living Misdiagnosed, Gary and Carol Stern's Epic Fight Against Malpractice in the American Health Care System author David Black discusses how he got involved with Carol and Gary’s story. Meet Carol Stern: Carol Stern is the wife of Gary Stern, the subject of Ripped Apart: Living Misdiagnosed, a true story of one of the largest medical malpractice awards in U.S. history. This real-life account of how a husband and wife’s love was tested during the darkest of times. It pulls...

Duration:00:15:21

How a Medical Misdiagnosis Led to One of the Largest Medical Malpractice Verdicts in U.S. History with Carol Stern and Author David Black

6/16/2021
In this episode, we are going to talk about one of the biggest medical malpractice verdicts in the U.S with Carol Stern and author David Black of Ripped Apart: Living Misdiagnosed, Gary and Carol Stern's Epic Fight Against Malpractice in the American Health Care System. Meet Carol Stern: Carol Stern is the wife of Gary Stern, the subject of Ripped Apart: Living Misdiagnosed, a true story of one of the largest medical malpractice awards in U.S. history. This real-life account of how a...

Duration:00:20:29

“Ripped Apart: Living Misdiagnosed,” How One Courageous Lady Fought The Medical Establishment with Carol Stern and Author David Black

6/15/2021
Carol Stern, the wife of the late Gary Stern, and author David Black, join us to speak on the subject of medical malpractice and living misdiagnosed. David Black is the author of Ripped Apart: Living Misdiagnosed, Gary and Carol Stern's Epic Fight Against Malpractice in the American Health Care System. Carol reveals how she met Gary Stern and speaks about Gary’s background with medical problems. Tune in as we talk about the biggest misconceptions around medical malpractice and what seniors...

Duration:00:36:58

Think Twice Before You Talk To The Insurance Company After A Fall Injury.

6/2/2021
This episode guides you through the reasons to think twice before you talk to the insurance company after a fall injury.

Duration:00:05:22

3 Ways to Document Your Fall Injury

6/1/2021
This episode explains the 3 ways to document your fall injury.

Duration:00:06:35

What to Include In The Incident Report After a Fall Injury

5/28/2021
Today you learn what to Include In the incident report after a fall injury.

Duration:00:06:57

3 Ways to Document Your Fall Injury

5/27/2021
Many falls do not cause injuries. But one out of five falls does cause a serious injury such as a broken bone or a head injury. These injuries can make it hard for a person to get around, do everyday activities, or live on their own. Tune in as Steven Heisler gives 3 ways in documenting a fall injury. Resources: Website: https://www.injuredseniorhotline.com Call: (410) 625-4878

Duration:00:13:57

What to Include In The Incident Report After a Fall Injury

5/27/2021
In today's episode, listen as Steven Heisler answers the question: What to include in the incident report after a fall injury? Resources: Website: https://www.injuredseniorhotline.com Call: (410) 625-4878

Duration:00:14:40

Six Steps to Take After a Slip or Trip and Fall Injury

5/26/2021
In this week’s episode, the National Injured Senior Law Center brings you the six steps every senior should take after a slip or trip and fall injury in a public setting. Knowing these steps before a fall happens can save you valuable time and effort fighting for your case with insurance companies or in court. It’s important to take these steps after a fall to ensure you are properly cared for because the insurance companies want you to settle for less than you deserve. Implementing the six...

Duration:00:16:34

Are Reverse Mortgages A Good Alternative to Filing Bankruptcy for Seniors? With Attorney Ron Drescher

5/21/2021
First and foremost, What is a reverse mortgage? Seniors over the age of 62 who own their home outright or have significant equity in their home often tap into that equity by taking out a reverse mortgage. Join us in this episode as Attorney Ron Drescher explains more about Filing Bankruptcy for Seniors. Meet Ronald Drescher Ronald Drescher is the owner and operator of Drescher & Associates, a law firm in Pikesville, Maryland focusing on bankruptcy and creditors' rights. He is licensed in...

Duration:00:13:08

Should Seniors Choose Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 Bankruptcy For Medical Bills? With Attorney Ron Drescher

5/20/2021
In today's episode, listen as Attorney Ron Drescher joins us to answer the question: Should seniors choose chapter 7 or chapter 13 bankruptcy for medical bills? Meet Ronald Drescher Ronald Drescher is the owner and operator of Drescher & Associates, a law firm in Pikesville, Maryland focusing on bankruptcy and creditors' rights. He is licensed in Maryland, Delaware, Pennsylvania, Virginia and the federal courts of the District of Columbia. Resources: Website:...

Duration:00:13:57