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Lois Capps Discusses Issues that Impact Seniors

Lois Capps

Congresswoman Lois Capps discusses many issues that impact seniors including the open enrollment period and new provisions for medicare, the benefits of the Affordable Care Act and the dangers of reverse mortgages.  On a personal note, she describes the rewards and challenges of being a congresswoman. 

She shared some important informational sites:   To help listeners to understand the options during the open enrollment period  1-800-377-4950  1-855-411-2372  Rates various reverse mortgage programs

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Discover Your Heritage with Help from the Santa Barbara Genealogical Society


Kathie Morgan & Arthur Sylvester

Our guests today talk about the quest to unravel the mystery of our heritage.  Arthur Sylvester was a past president of the Santa Barbara Genealogical Society and Kathie Morgan is the library director.                        

In the last part of the show, our Scam Buster, Vicki Johnson talkbs about one of the most dangerous and pervasive scams operating in our county, and throughout the coutry.  (Sweepstapes Scams)

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This Year’s Senior Expo Promises to be the Best Ever

Jeanne West, Senior Expo Chair

We interviewed Jeanne West, Chair of the Senior Expo, about the upcoming Senior Expo on Wed, October 10th, at the Earl Warren showgrounds.  This year’s Senior Expo offers more than ever before.  Participants will be able to obtain a variety of assessments in one designated location.  As usual, flu shots will be provided free of charge.   If you have any questions, call 1-855-247-9355  Admission is $10.00 and includes a healthy snack. 


Don L. Higley, Sage and Poet

Toward the end of the show, Don L Higley shares a poem about aging.  To read Don’s poem, titled Fourth Quarter, visit the Don L. Higley page on the right sidebar.

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Senior Helpers of Santa Barbara Owner, Mike Fasth


Former Kinko’s executive Mike Fasth used to help college seniors print and bind great looking papers.  Now he helps senior citizens maintain their independence.  The former President of Kinko’s Northwest owns Senior Helpers of Santa Barbara, a firm providing in-home assistants to people who need help – from transportation and light housekeeping to bathing, dressing and Alzheimer’s care. In our interview, he explains why he finds Senior Helpers to be such a rewarding business.

Toward the end of the show–District Attorney, Vicki Johnson fills us in the latest scams targeting seniors in our area. 

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