Father Doyle: Uncovering Sexual Abuse in the Catholic Church

October 20, 2020 | by Steve Heisler

About Father Doyle: Tom Doyle, is a truly heroic advocate for transparency and accountability in the Catholic Church, in all churches and synagogues and mosques. There are more than 19,000 people who endured abuse by American priests from 1950 to July 2017. And those are just the ones that can be confirmed and that we know about. For more than 30 years father Doyle has examined approximately 1000 clergy sex abuse cases across the globe, and is an expert witness and consultant to victims of clergy sex abuse. He served as a pastor in Illinois beginning in 1971, was appointed…

Sam Sugar: The Risks, The Truth, and The Dangers of Probate Guardianships

October 13, 2020 | by Steve Heisler

About Sam Sugar: Dr. Sugar is a medical doctor and a founder and president of Americans Against Abuse of Probate Guardianships, AAAPG, an organization designed to expose the corruption of the nation’s guardianship systems. Dr. Sugar received his medical degree from the Abraham Lincoln College of Medicine at the University of Illinois, Chicago. He achieved certification as a specialist in internal medicine from the American Board of Internal Medicine and was distinguished as a fellow of the American College of Physicians. He has served as a director for managed care at Evanston, Northwestern Healthcare, and is taught at both Northwestern…

Laura Williams: Sepsis Survivor Stories

October 6, 2020 | by Steve Heisler

About Laura Williams: She is the host of the podcast, Sepsis Survivor Stories. She is herself a Sepsis survivor and she was just minutes away from death. She interviews other sepsis survivors on her show. Laura is an experienced podiatrist. She’s a graduate of the University of Brighton and educates health professionals on Sepsis. In this episode, Steve and Laura discuss: 1. What was it that motivated you to start the Surviving Sepsis Stories podcast? Sepsis Survivor Stories actually came about because I just wanted to make a difference. I have been on a number of Facebook groups, and I…

Colin Hoobler: Sitting Disease and How it is Killing Seniors and the Elderly

September 29, 2020 | by Steve Heisler

About Colin Hoobler: Colin is a Doctor of Physical Therapy and he’s been a Doctor of Physical Therapy for 19 years. He is an author and trainer, the creator and host of the action 30 podcast, as well as the fitness show on PBS. He’s a medical expert for his local NBC affiliate. By the way, injured senior community he is out in Oregon. So I’m here in Baltimore. So he is literally on the other coast. He’s a health writer for The Oregonian Newspaper and he’s the Founder and CEO of S3 Balance LLC. He will talk a little…

Emmett Irwin: Early Onset Alzheimers

September 22, 2020 | by Steve Heisler

About Emmett Irwin: Emmett is a social security disability and Elder Law Attorney in Baltimore, Maryland, who previously was paid by hospitals and nursing homes to get disability and medical benefits for patients. Several years ago, Emmet started his own law firm, so he could work for private clients, and is the co-chair of the disability benefits section of the Maryland Association for Justice, the Vice-Chair of the elder law and disability Right section of the Maryland State Bar Association and a member of the peer review of the state of Maryland. Emmitt is also a former Division Three basketball…

Billie Mintz: His film, the Guardians, Exposes Corrupt U.S. Probate Guardianship System.

September 15, 2020 | by Steve Heisler

About Billie Mintz: Billie has dedicated his career to social justice, raising public awareness, and advocating for those who have no voice – including a reporter for the departed. His belief in the power of story to initiate people and for policy change is a driving force in his life as an investigative journalist and filmmaker.  He is represented by the Creative Artists Agency (CAA) In this episode, Steve and Billie discuss: 1. What gave you the idea to do this type of movie? In documentary filmmaking and in social justice, you don’t really have the liberty to think of…

Rob Schenk: Assisted Living  Facilities Are Not What They’re Made Out To Be!

September 8, 2020 | by Steve Heisler

About Rob Schenk: Rob’s law firm Schenk Smith is based in Atlanta, Georgia, and is focused on representing individuals injured in nursing homes and assisted living facilities. He’s also the co-host of the Nursing Home Abuse Podcast. A  bi-monthly video podcast dedicated to educating families on nursing home care.  In this episode, Steve and Rob Schenk discuss: 1. In Episode Six, you refer to assisted living facilities as the Wild Wild West. What exactly did you mean by that? Primarily the fact that if you and I are talking about nursing homes, there’s going to be uniformity with regard to…

Danielle Roberts: What You Need to Know About Medicare

September 1, 2020 | by Steve Heisler

About Danielle Roberts: Danielle Roberts is a founding partner at Boomer benefits. Which is a National Agency specializing in Medicare-related insurance products since 2005. She’s been serving thousands of Medigap policyholders in 48 States. Boomer benefits help baby boomers learn the ropes regarding Medicare, a nationally recognized expert in the Medicare sector of the health insurance industry. Danielle is a past President of the Fort Worth chapter of the National Association of Health underwriters, and a Forbes financial council member. She’s been featured and or quoted by major news outlets around the country such as Fox, Yahoo, finance, and Business…

John Stolarz: Age Discrimination is Rampant in the Workplace

August 25, 2020 | by Steve Heisler

About John Stolarz: John is the head partner at the Stolarz Law Firm. His practice specializes in representing employees for discrimination on the basis of age, sex, disability, or race and for wage theft by an employer. He’s been practicing since 1980 and represents employees in the state of Maryland and federal courts.  In this episode, Steve and John discuss: 1. How prevalent is age discrimination in the United States workforce today? It happens all the time. The problem is that employees don’t really know when it’s happening and when they do realize that that may have been the case,…

Martha Kelso: Diabetic Ulcer Wounds, Just One of Many Wounds That Affect the Aging

August 18, 2020 | by Steve Heisler

About Martha Kelso: Martha is the President and CEO of wound care plus, LLC, which is the largest wound care provider in the Midwest and they have been so successful that she’s now in Florida and New York. She’s well on her way to becoming a national mobile wound care company. Her company uses the most innovative products and cutting edge technology to treat individuals with wound care or skin issues at almost any site of care and has educated thousands of healthcare professionals and caregivers on wound care issues, federal regulations, and national guidelines. She is a published author…