This week on The Rise & Thrive OSJ Radio Hour, Saturday morning at 9:05AM on KZLS The Eagle 640AM… Part 3 with The Brain Guys—Roger Anunsen and Michael Patterson of MindRAMP. Tune into this practical and impactful Rise & Thrive OSJ Radio Hour this Saturday, April 25, on KZLS The Eagle, 1640AM.

Michael C. Patterson is a scholar, educator and speaker who develops programs to promote successful aging, brain health, creativity and quality-of-life. Michael ran the award-winning Staying Sharp program at AARP and is founder and CEO of MINDRAMP Consulting. Michael is a certified brain health coach. He produces and hosts the MINDRAMP Podcast that provides practical advice on how to achieve Qualongevity.

 Roger Anunsen is an award-winning educator, keynote speaker, cognitive intervention designer, program consultant and brain health coach based in Oregon.  Roger is the president of MINDRAMP and introduced the MINDRAMP Method© at the University of Oxford.  He teaches college courses including The Aging Mind & an important course specifically redesigned for this challenging time Virtual Cognitive Activity Design.

Michael and Roger have both had TED Talks and have spoken at the Smithsonian Institution on brain science and aging. They promote the ideas of Refiring and Not Retiring! Live Well and Live Long!

MindRAMP Consulting
Website: mindramp.org
Podcast website: mindramp.buzzsprout.com
M. Patterson email: patterson@mindramp.org
R. Anunsen email: ranunsen@mindramp.org
MindRAMP podcasts are also available on
I HEART RADIO and SPOTIFY

This week on The Rise & Thrive OSJ Radio Hour, Saturday morning at 9:05AM on KZLS The Eagle 640AM. Pictured to the left is Denis Rischard Attorney at Law and we are still practicing “Social Distancing” by having Denis call in to The Rise & Thrive OSJ Radio Hour and educate us on: “What are the key planning documents every family needs during this health crisis?”
…And Much More informative practical takeaway timely information!

Rischard & Associates is an elder law firm, focusing on helping the elderly and those with special needs (as well as their families) plan for the cost of long-term care, and also plan for their estates.
Denis P. Rischard is the Founder of Rischard & Associates, PLLC. Over his 30 year career, Mr. Rischard has authored a number of professional articles and has presented various seminar topics across the country, including elder and special needs planning topics, addressing long-term care and asset protection planning. He and his wife Susie have ten children and live in Oklahoma City.
Rischard & Associates
Phone number: (405) 235-2393
Website: Rischardlaw.com
Facebook: Rischard & Associates
Instagram: rischardlaw
Twitter: @ElderLawOK
LinkedIn: Rischard & Associates

This week on The Rise & Thrive OSJ Radio Hour, Saturday morning at 9:05AM on KZLS The Eagle 640AM.  “Social Distancing” and still bringing you fantastic, educational, entertaining & informative shows with the Co-Owners of Home Care Assistance (Pictured Left) Melissa Hill & Greg Bridges educating us on: What is important about consistent assignment?

Greg Bridges is Co-Owner and Administrator for Oklahoma’s Home Care Assistance. As an RN with a passion for people young and old, Greg brings clinical expertise and oversight to Home Care Assistance. In addition to patient care, he has served in management and consulting roles for Medicare providers and he was director of education and staff development for a college nursing program.

Melissa Hill is Co-Owner of Oklahoma’s Home Care Assistance and an advocate for bringing healthy lifestyle strategies into the homes of seniors. Melissa developed a passion for senior care and wellness issues in her role as communications director for a Medicare Quality Improvement Organization. There she worked to promote healthcare quality improvement and to engage health care providers, patients and communities in health care and aging issues.

Home Care Assistance provides assisted living at home with personalized care services designed to optimize their clients’ quality of life. Home Care Assistance has been awarded top honors for high client and employee satisfaction, with awards such as Best of Home Care and Home Care Leader in Excellence. Greg and Melissa employ experienced professional caregivers who serve seniors and their families throughout the OKC metro with concierge level care.

Click here to READ MORE about how Home Care Assistance is keeping Seniors safer at home during COVID-19.

Home Care Assistance of Oklahoma
Phone: (405) 285-4191
Twitter: @HCAOkla

This week on The Rise & Thrive OSJ Radio Hour, Saturday morning at 9:05AM on KZLS The Eagle 640AM: Part 2 of our “Silver Lining to Cabin Fever” with Roger Anunsen and Michael Patterson from MINDRAMP.org. (The brain guys!) Also included is Marilyn Olsen, Executive Director Of VillagesOKC; and Julie Davis of Concordia Life Plan Community. Michael is in Los Angeles and Roger is in Oregon, but with radio magic and the help of our seat fillers, we can bring you this extremely positive and informative show.

Michael C. Patterson is a scholar, educator and speaker who develops programs to promote successful aging, brain health, creativity and quality-of-life. Michael ran the award-winning Staying Sharp program at AARP and is founder and CEO of MINDRAMP Consulting. Michael is a certified brain health coach. He produces and hosts the MINDRAMP Podcast that provides practical advice on how to achieve longevity.

 Roger Anunsen is an award-winning educator, keynote speaker, cognitive intervention designer, program consultant and brain health coach based in Oregon.  Roger is the president of MINDRAMP and introduced the MINDRAMP Method© at the University of Oxford.  He teaches college courses including The Aging Mind & an important course specifically redesigned for this challenging time VirtuaCognitive Activity Design.
Marilyn Olson is Executive Director of VillagesOKC, a virtual community of mature adults helping each other to live in the homes of their choosing.  The organization serves member/volunteers by connecting trusted members with organizations and trusted businesses.

concordiaJulie Davis has been an advocate for older adults, for 24 years. Since 2014, she has thoughtfully cultivated a team of trusted professionals and helped position Concordia Life Plan Community as a respected community resource in OKC. Julie is confident the best way to serve others is with a collaborative spirit. Let’s inspire others to embrace the way we age.

MindRAMP Consulting
Website: mindramp.org
Podcast website: mindramp.buzzsprout.com
M. Patterson email: patterson@mindramp.org
R. Anunsen email: ranunsen@mindramp.org
MindRAMP podcasts are also available on
I HEART RADIO and SPOTIFY
VillagesOKC
Website: VillagesOKC.org
Phone: (405) 990-6637
Facebook: VillagesOKC
Instagram: VillagesOKC
Concordia Life Plan Community
7707 N. Britton Road OKC 73132
Phone: (405) 720-7200
Toll Free: 888-552-0585
Follow us: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter & Pinterest

Has the OSJ Radio Studio 🐾 Gone to the Dogs 🐾 and specifically ones named “Michael” & “Roger“? Not Actually … “Tippy” AKA-Michael and “Diesel” AKA-Roger are Merely “Set Fillers” on The Rise & Thrive OSJ Radio Hour for our Show this week with Michael Patterson & Roger Anunsen of MindRAMP.org and the Brain 🧠 Science behind; What are the possible positives to ~ The National Quarantine? Michael is in LA & Roger is in Oregon but with Radio Magic and the help of our 4-legged seat fillers … We can bring you this Extremely positive and informative show on; “The Silver Lining to Cabin Fever” !!!
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Michael C. Patterson is a scholar, educator and speaker who develops programs to promote successful aging, brain health, creativity and quality-of-life. Michael ran the award-winning Staying Sharp program at AARP and is founder and CEO of MINDRAMP Consulting. Michael is a certified brain health coach. He produces and hosts the MINDRAMP Podcast that provides practical advice on how to achieve Qualongevity.

Roger Anunsen is an award-winning educator, keynote speaker, cognitive intervention designer, program consultant and brain health coach based in Oregon.  Roger is the president of MINDRAMP and introduced the MINDRAMP Method© at the University of Oxford.  He teaches college courses including The Aging Mind & an important course specifically redesigned for this challenging time VirtuaCognitive Activity Design.

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MindRAMP Consulting
Website: mindramp.org
Podcast website: mindramp.buzzsprout.com
M. Patterson email: patterson@mindramp.org
R. Anunsen email: ranunsen@mindramp.org
MindRAMP podcasts are also available on
I HEART RADIO and SPOTIFY

This week on The Rise & Thrive OSJ Radio Hour, Saturday morning at 9:05AM • 12/7/19 on KZLS The Eagle 640AM. In studio: Sunbeam Family Services: Anne Peters, Marketing & Communications Manager and  Talena Ford, Caregiver Fundamentals Program Manager. Sunbeam Family Services is asking the community to help raise funds to receive a $20,000 matching gift from the Anderson Charitable Foundation. Donations will support Sunbeam’s Senior Services program, including the only shelter in Oklahoma designed to support the needs of seniors over the age of 60.  In the Oklahoma City-area, more than 1,200 residents are experiencing homelessness, including over 300 senior adults. Year-round, Sunbeam works to end senior homelessness through its Emergency Senior Shelter

Anne PetersAnne Peters serves as the marketing and communications manager for Sunbeam Family Services in Oklahoma City. Originally from Enid in northwest Oklahoma, she graduated from the University of Oklahoma with a Bachelor of Fine Arts. She previously worked for six years as the director of public relations for the Oklahoma Arts Institute at Quartz Mountain. She enjoys helping organizations find the best ways to communicate about their meaningful work.
Talena Ford is the Caregiver Fundamentals Program Manager with Sunbeam Family Services. Grandparents Raising Grandchildren, Caregiver Fundamentals and Respite Care are three of the programs she manages. Ms. Ford has more than 18 years of experience working with self-sufficiency programs. She received her Master’s degree in Administrative Leadership from The University of Oklahoma. To contact Talena, please email tford@sunbeamfamilyservices.org.

Sunbeam Family Services
To make a donation or learn more:
Phone: 405-528-7721
Facebook: SunbeamOKC
In The Rise & Thrive OSJ Radio Hour Studio with Morgan Fitzgerald (Left) Volunteer Coordinator along with Cynthia Barens, Longest Day Manager both from Alzheimer’s Association Oklahoma Chapter are Talking about creative ways you, your business or organization can Participate in raising funds for the Alzheimer’s Association focused around “The Longest Day” which is June 20th this year. Listen in this Saturday at 9:05am on KZLS The Eagle 1640AM to find out ways you can help.
Cynthia Barnes manages The Longest Day, a fundraising program with Alzheimer’s Association. With a Bachelors degree in Fine Arts and a Masters in Business Administration, she began in nonprofit work at the Cowboy Hall of Fame. She lost both grandfathers to vascular dementia and is passionate about working to find a cure and provide assistance and community for family and caregivers.

 

Morgan Fitzgerald is the Volunteer Manager for the Alzheimer’s Association- Oklahoma Chapter. She received her Bachelors of Science and Masters of Public Health at the University of Oklahoma. Through her time working at a retirement community she saw how the disease affected many loved ones and their families. Working for the Alzheimer’s Association allows her to fight back against this disease.

 

Alzheimer’s Association
Address: 6601 Broadway Ext., Suite 120, OKC

This week on The Rise & Thrive OSJ Radio Hour, Saturday morning at 9:05AM • 12/7/19 on KZLS The Eagle 640AM. In studio: (L-R) Bill Johnson & Patty Rhodes (Both Members of VillagesOKC) Marilyn Olson (Executive Director of VillagesOKC) and Robin Gunn.

Patty Rhodes, a VillagesOKC member since June 2019, has been a volunteer in the VilkagesOKC office two days a week.  She is responsible for handling the day to day accounting/bookkeeping functions for VillagesOKC.   Patty says, “After the death of my husband, I’ve found a new purpose by using the skills and knowledge from her professional career to help VillagesOKC grow.”

 

Bill Johnson is a retired CPA.  A VillagesOKC member since January 2019 Bill says, “I came to VillagesOKC wanting to help others, but instead found I’ve received much more.”  Bill’s years as a Chief Financial Officer followed by 10 years at H & R Block, he has been able to use that knowledge to provide wise leadership to the VillagesOKC financial strategy.

 

Marilyn Olson is Executive Director of VillagesOKC, a virtual community of mature adults helping each other to live in the homes of their choosing.  The organization serves member/volunteers by connecting trusted members with organizations and trusted businesses.

(405) 990-6637
Facebook/VillagesOKC
Instagram/VillagesOKC

This week on The Rise & Thrive OSJ Radio Hour, Saturday morning at 9:05AM • 12/7/19 on KZLS The Eagle 640AM.  In studio: (L to R) Roger Anunsen and Michael Patterson are the co-founders. of MindRAMP. Roger & Michael use evidence-based data from the latest research to provide fascinating, engaging and motivating learning opportunities on the Brain that are hopeful without a “Pill.”

MindRAMP Founders Michael Patterson and Roger Anunsen are pioneers in the field of “Applied Brain Sciences.” They are brain health educators, consultants and coaches who in their words “put evidence-based science into plain English.”  Their company is MINDRAMP; they are authors of two textbooks Strong Brains, Sharp Minds and Cognitive Activity Design and a Cognitive Wellness Playbook.

Michael C.Patterson

Michael C. Patterson

Roger Anunsen

Roger Anunsen

For over a year now these engaging and creative MINDRAMP coaches have served as consultants for Villages OKC. They have also been the presenters for a number of VillagesOKC events,such as Take Your Brain Back to School, Brain Boot Camp and This is Your Brain on Music., Your Brain on Chocolate. They use evidence-based data from the latest research to provide fascinating, engaging and motivating learning opportunities.

 

This week on The Rise & Thrive OSJ Radio Hour, Saturday morning at 9:05AM • 12/7/19 on KZLS The Eagle 640AM. In studio: Sheryl Presley, OKC Police Department TRIAD Coordinator. She’s our chairperson for the Informed Senior Seminar on Friday, April 3rd at the OSU/OKC Campus. This is Free Event and Free Parking … Serving complimentary breakfast, Ask the Doctor panel, breakout sessions and lots of door prizes!

Sheryl Presley, TRIAD Coordinator, Oklahoma City Police Department became Oklahoma City’s TRIAD Coordinator on October of 1998. This position requires working with the 50-Plus Community in Oklahoma City; she also works closely with the Oklahoma County Sheriffs Department in educating the 50-Plus citizens of Oklahoma as to their rights, opportunities available to them and laws that may affect their lives. Sheryl holds an Associate of Science degree in Criminal Justice from Oklahoma State University. She has held several Fraud Forums for Oklahoma City Police Department and Piedmont Police Department. She has enjoyed a long acquaintance with the Oklahoma City Police Department. Her father, George Doughty, served with the Oklahoma City Police Department for 34 years. She has a son, Skyler, who keeps her very busy.

Informed Senior Seminar
Friday, April 3
8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
OSU/OKC campus
900 N. Portland Avenue, OKC
3rd floor, Student Union