A Note from Marguerita Cheng, CFP® Pro — What a pleasure it was to interview both Claudine and Jack Halpern, the supercharged entrepreneurs with hears of gold. They each appeared on my podcast and video show, Margaritas with Marguerita, where for 15 minutes each Friday at 5pm EST, women learn from industry experts how to flex their financial muscles live on Facebook. Scroll down for details, and be sure to check out their amazing companies that are focused on caring for the elderly — mind, body, spirit, soul, and heart!
About MyEdler.com: Our Founders Can Really Get In Your Shoes — We place your loved one’s needs first to ensure they receive the quality of care they deserve. We find what’s right for them and you and keep it that way. MyElder™ is the only independent advocacy company in the world focused exclusively on the needs of elders. Our loyalty is to you and your loved ones. Our flat-rate fees are on a case-by-case basis; there are no hidden costs. We know you have enough on your mind already. Click here to learn more: myelder.com.
About Zage: As millions of Americans are transitioning into retirement, who is caring for this vulnerable population? Are you struggling to care for the elder in your family? Do you often need to reschedule your meetings to tend to their needs. The answer is ZAGE – the first on-demand services app for the elder in your family. Our ZAGEPros™ can be there to accompany your loved one on a visit to the doctor, shopping or simply be with them for a home service. Click here to learn more: getzage.com.
Today’s topic: What myths and misconceptions persist about eldercare?
- How do you come to start ZAGE, what was the trigger?
- What need does ZAGE fill? Why now?
- Who are ZAGEPros? How are they chosen trained and supported?
- Who are your clients?
- What’s next for ZAGE?
About Claudine: With years of experience working with startups as a mentor and advisor under her belt, Claudine started her career in the 1970s as a Wall Street computer programmer, moving into technology management. She specialized in fixing broken technology systems for Fortune 500 financial services companies. After working in the Eldercare services market for five years, she came to understand the scope and opportunity of the on-demand care problem and the size of the market.
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- Listen to our podcast interview with Claudine on MargueritaChengRadio.com
- Watch our interview on MargueritaCheng.tv
Today’s guest: Jack Halpern, CEO, MyElder.com
Our topic: Working together to protect the elders we love!
- We all want to age at home. What is the best way to do that?
- How does one get access to the best care?
- How do we deal with guardianship and financial abuse?
- How do we protect our elders?
About Jack: With more than 40 years of experience in the eldercare industry, Jack is a passionate champion of eldercare rights. He’s involved in training each of our Elder Advocates and educates community groups, trade associations, and at many symposia across the country. Jack has also appeared as an expert witness on Court TV and as a commentator on network and cable television. He received the Senior Care Humanitarian Award from the Sephardic Nursing Home in 2011.
“My co-founder and wife Claudine and I can really get in your shoes,” explains Jack. “We place your loved one’s needs first to ensure they receive the quality of care they deserve. We find what’s right for them and you and keep it that way.MyElder™ is the only independent advocacy company in the world focused exclusively on the needs of elders. Our loyalty is to you and your loved ones. Our flat-rate fees are on a case-by-case basis; there are no hidden costs. We know you have enough on your mind already.”
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