2-24-18: Valir PACE Covered By Medicare – Get the FACTS! Brandy Bailey & Ryan Sims

This week on The Rise & Thrive OSJ Radio¬†Hour,¬†Saturdays¬†9:05 a.m.¬†on The Eagle, KZLS 1640AM or listen in on the OSJ app and website ‚ÄúHome Page‚ÄĚ anytime!¬†

Guest in studio: Brandy Bailey & Ryan Sims with Valir PACE -Hallelujah! Valir PACE Covered By Medicare РGet the FACTS!  

Brandy Bailey¬†is the Executive Director for¬†Valir PACE, Oklahoma City’s only Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly.¬† Brandy is a graduate of the Masters of Arts Gerontology program of the University of Central Oklahoma & graduate of the Business Administration program at Northeastern State University.


Ryan Sims is an Occupational Therapist at Valir PACE in Oklahoma City. Ryan has worked with Valir PACE for one year. Ryan enjoys using her education and training to help participants access equipment and training to remain as independent as possible

 while being safe in their living environment of choice.

2-17-18: WellTrackONE a Medicare Annual Wellness Visit, with George Massey

This week on The¬†Rise¬†&¬†Thrive¬†OSJ Radio¬†Hour –¬†Saturdays¬†9:05 a.m.¬†on The Eagle, KZLS 1640AM or listen in on the OSJ app and website ‚ÄúHome Page‚ÄĚ anytime!¬†

Guest in studio: George Massey, with WellTrackONE, introducing Medicare’s Annual Wellness Visit!

George Massey and his wife, Susan, have lived in Oklahoma City for 25 years.  They have one son, Brent, a third-year Neurology Resident at the University of Kansas. George Is a Representative with WellTrackONE and he is introducing Medicare’s Annual Wellness Visit to Oklahoma. Not a Physical Exam, the Medicare Annual Wellness Visit is an  Assessment and Report that is presented to your Physician!

This Medicare Approved Assessment is FREE to every Medicare Patient and has NO Copay or Deductible and very simple for your Physician to incorporate to his practices!

Please text Wellness2018 to 95577 for our Video!

Contact George at his email georgem@welltrackone.com or call 405-640-4794! Telemedicine?    www.telemedok.com

2-10-18: OKCPD Inspector Cris Cunningham and Erin Engelke of Sunbeam Family Services

This week on The Rise & Thrive OSJ Radio¬†ūüďĽHour¬†
Saturdays¬†9:05 a.m.¬†on The Eagle, KZLS 1640AM or listen in on the OSJ app and website ‚ÄúHome Page‚ÄĚ anytime!¬†

Guest in studio: Erin Engelke (Sunbeam Family Services) & Inspector Cris Cunningham, working together on the CareTrak Tracking System

Cris with her dad, Charlie, who is the reason Cris fought to get CareTrak in OKC

Cris Cunningham is a twenty-five (25) year veteran of the Oklahoma City Police department. She is currently a Homicide investigator, where she has been assigned for the past thirteen (13) years. She has previously worked in various positions including patrol, community relations, public information and child abuse investigations.

Cris has been part of many community programs including HOSTS (a reading program in OKCPS) and Positive Tomorrows (serving Oklahoma City’s homeless students). She is also a member of the National Association of Women Law Enforcement Executives Board, serving as the At Large Executive Board member.

Erin-Engelke Sunbeam Family ServicesErin Engelke is the Chief External Relations Officer for Sunbeam Family Services, one of the longest serving nonprofits in Oklahoma, where she manages fundraising, marketing, public relations and volunteer programs. Sunbeam Family Services has been a vital support to individuals & families in the community. In 1907, founder Lizzie Swisher saw a need for a children’s home in her community. With basket in hand, Lizzie & a group of women went door-to-door in their historic Heritage Hills and Mesta Park neighborhoods, asking their peers for financial support. That passion to provide safe housing for homeless boys & girls spread, and their efforts raised enough funds to build a children’s home.

The CareTrak individual wristband, available in OKC and Norman.

Listen in to find out about CareTrak and these women’s part in this amazing technology available in our community.

2-3-18: Denise Dickerson “Heaven CAN Wait!”

Guest in studio: Denise Dickerson: “Heaven CAN Wait!” as seen on KFOR Channel 4 with Lance West news on Jan 23rd

Denise Osborn Dickerson is a resident of Mustang, OK. She was born and raised in the Oklahoma Panhandle and graduated with a degree in Elementary Education in 2003 from Oklahoma Panhandle State University. She is a former 4th grade teacher. Denise is the mother of two sons:  Kyle, who is 28, married, and living in Odessa, TX. And another precious son who perished in a tragic car accident in 2009.  On December 23, 2011, Denise suffered a car accident of her own. She was crushed between two vehicles while stopping to help a stranded family. While lingering between life and death at a trauma center in Amarillo TX, she saw and spoke with her 15 year old son, Kody, in Heaven. Listen to her amazing story!

She lost her foot due to this accident.¬†Eleven months later, Denise walked a distance for the first time since the accident…down the aisle of her wedding to long-time fianc√©, Guy Dickerson, who had been with her through the death of Kody and the life-changing accident. She will go through an additional surgery for amputation from the knee down and will be fitted for a new prosthetic this year. Denise speaks publicly about her inspirational story of love, loss, and survival and the impact on her live and faith.¬†She is also an ambassador for the Oklahoma Blood Institute.¬†¬†Her story has inspired hundreds of others to give the gift of life.