May 5, 2019
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147 – Someone Said My Elderly Loved One Can’t Go Home – Now What?

When someone is in a rehab center or hospital their care plan needs to be adjusted.  Care solutions need to be modified.   You are ready to do whatever’s needed to help your loved one in that situation. You look to the elder care professionals helping your loved one for advice.  […]
May 1, 2019
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146 – What is Aging in Place?

People love to use the phrase “Aging in Place.”  But what does it mean?  In this episode of the podcast I’m going to discuss it and how sometimes aging in place requires making a transition to a different type of care. I hope this is really helpful and relieves some […]
April 26, 2019
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145 – What’s the Difference Between a Nursing Home and a Long-Term Care Center?

There are various long-term care options available to assist our aging parents, spouses or elderly loved ones.  When your new to the caregiving process these options can seem confusing and overwhelming.  Things become even more confusing when the same care option has two different names. In today’s episode I discuss […]
April 17, 2019
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144 – It’s Not Easy Needing Help

The other day I hurt my shoulder.  I couldn’t do anything for myself.  I was totally dependent on my wife and kids for assistance.  Fortunately they were there and happy to help. However, I felt like a burden.  I was putting them out and making their lives difficult.  They had […]
April 15, 2019
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143 – Beware of Timeshares

Timeshares work really well for some people.  But for others they can be a big problem.  If your loved one purchased a time share they can’t afford be careful discussing it with them.  Don’t make them feel worse about their decision.  Show them support and help them deal with the […]
April 13, 2019
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142 – No Size Fits All When Caring for a Loved One

Caring for an aging parent, spouse or elderly loved one is difficult.  It can be very stressful.  However, listening to what others have experienced can sometimes be the most frustrating part of the process. Everyone’s situation is different.  Don’t look at what others do or achieve and expect the same […]