On In Your Prime, we discuss the importance of taking the necessary steps to ensure your healthcare wishes are known in the event you are unable to speak for yourself. Saint Thomas Hospital Director of Ethics Kate Payne outlines the need for a living will and durable power of attorney for healthcare among other important documents. For more information, visit www.NationalHealthCareDecisionsDay.org.
Tuwanda Coleman visits an innovative business called Homelift that specializes in chair lifts and elevators for the home. For more information visit www.Homelift.com.
Volunteering your time is a great way to continue to contribute your talents and abilities during the retirement years. Sandra Thomas and Enid Katahn with the Retired Senior Volunteer Program explain the benefits of volunteering in a variety of areas. For more information, call (615) 743-3424.
Plus, a well-respected member of the community just received a national honor. Eileen Beehan with Catholic Charities was named to the National Committee on Aging for Catholic Charities. We discuss her new position and her thoughts on the most important issues seniors are facing today.