Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated. Confucius
Working family caregivers often struggle balancing work and caregiving duties. Many caregivers who work full-time worry, about losing their benefits because of the amount of time they have to take off of work because of their role as a family caregiver.
The Affordable Care Act when into effect in 2015 and much as been written about the pros and cons of the Affordable Care Act. As an self employed individual myself, I am grateful for the Affordable Care Act as, like 90% of today’s American’s, I am fully covered.
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I have not experienced some of the trials and stipulations that I read about in regards to the Affordable Care Act as I was able to stick with the same physician and my level of care has not changed one bit. I know that is not the same for everyone!
Open enrollment is upon us and sometimes understanding the Affordable Care Act and how it best works for you is a daunting task. Not today! On this episode of Healing Ties, Independent Insurance Broker Sam Chalfant breaks down the Affordable Care Act in simplistic terms in preparation for open enrollment on November 1st.
Listen in and learn how Sam Chalfant is creating Healing Ties all around us!
Sam Chalfant is an Independent Insurance Broker in the state of Florida. Sam welcomes your call at 954.257.8788. Visit Sam on line at Chalfant Insurance Services
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Communication leads to community, that is, to understanding, intimacy and mutual valuing. Rollo May
Sam Chalfant is an independent insurance broker in Florida. Sam is also a former family caregiver, not once, not twice, but three times! Now Sam helps family caregivers and their caree’s, secure credible insurance through the Affordable Care Act. On this episode of video Healing Ties, Sam share his caregiving story and encourages each of us to be strong and diligent in our self-care.
As a member of the Whole Care Network, Sam has branded my book “What’s The Deal with Caregiving” with his company’s logo. Inside Sam’s branded book, you’ll find a bio of Sam’s company, along with a brief story about his caregiving experience and a resource guide for his clients in South Florida. Visit Sam on-line at Chalfant Insurance or email Sam at Sam@samchalfant.com for information on the Affordable Care Act or to order a his personalized copy of “What’s The Deal with Caregiving?”. Sam Chalfant, “Insurance Solutions With A Heart!”
To learn how you can be part of the Whole Care Network and brand my book, “What’s The Deal with Caregiving?” to your company, send me an email to Chris@thepurplejacket.com .
Join us in Chicago for the 1st Annual National Caregiving Conference in Chicago on December 2 & 3 hosted by Denise Brown at Caregiving.com. Contact me direct at Chris@thepurplejacket.com for information on being an exhibitor and sponsor of the event.
On Tuesday February 19th at 1:00 pm, we welcome Frank Ruppen from “You’re Covered Insurance Services to our ‘Be A Healthy Caregiver’ show on Blog Talk Radio .
Understanding Life, Health and Long Term Care Insurance can be complex. This has been exacerbated with the passing of the Affordable Care Act.
Through Frank’s hands on approach to educating and ensuring his clients understand and have the proper coverage at the best rates, Frank will help us all ‘Be A Healthy Caregiver’ by sharing his expertise on all the upcoming changes to the Affordable Care Act.
Our show is available live at 1:00 pm with optional chat room for you to ask questions to our guest. (Our show is archived so you can listen at your convenience.) To access our show, simply click here.
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Chris' Master Degree Thesis Spiral of Silence: Caregiving, Stress and its Impact in the Workplace was accepted by the faculty at Gonzaga University in May of 2016 earning an MA Degree in Communication and Leadership. Email me at firstname.lastname@example.org for information on the financial impact of caregiving. Proud to be an Alumni of Gonzaga University 2016
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Nominated for a Pulitzer Prize in 2015, Our Caregiving Story "In Sickness and In Health: A Couple's Final Journey" written by Diane Lade and photgraphed by Carline Jean from The South Florida Sun-Sentinel. Click on the photo to be taken to the original story. Photo Credit Carline Jean/Sun-Sentinel
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Story #3 "Saying Goodbye" Click on the photo to be taken to our final story. Photo Credit Carline Jean/Sun-Sentinel
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