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Persons aged 65 and older are the fastest growing part of the population, and many families confront sometimes difficult decisions about care-giving, housing, health care, estate planning, and end of life planning for aging parents and other family members. Bob Rhudy, president of Senior Mediation and Decision-Making, Inc., Baltimore, Maryland, discusses the types of services that senior (or “elder”) mediators provide to help families manage and resolve conflict in these matters.
Robert J. Rhudy is in private practice as a lawyer, mediator, facilitator and consultant, and has been president of Senior Mediation and Decision-Making, Inc., Baltimore, Maryland since 2007. He is a past chair of the Association for Conflict Resolution's Elder Mediation Section (2008-2010). Bob developed and directed the Maryland Senior Mediation Project during 2005-2009 and created and directed the Maryland Court of Special Appeals Office of Mediation during 2009-2012. He has provided senior mediation training and consulting around the United States and Canada.
Additional Information: The Center for Social Gerontology Elder Mediation Today: Manual and Resource Guide
Tracy is an Alternative Dispute Resolution Coordinator at the Maryland Mediation and Conflict Resolution Office (MACRO). Tracy also serves as a conflict coach, mediator, and promotes conflict resolution processes through trainings, outreach initiatives, and continuing education for conflict resolution practitioners.
Coach Elaine Taylor-Klaus is guest on the Voice of Leadership, talking about raising children with ADHD, anxiety and learning challenges.
Elaine Taylor-Klaus has spent her life in pursuit of her passions for justice and empowerment. Striving in both work and private to live in integrity with her values, Elaine has a reputation for rigorous honesty, seeking the "truth" in people, and guiding them to their own truth with the utmost respect and acceptance. She lives in harmony with one of her major tenets: See a need, Fill a need.
Elaine applied her political acumen and passion for women's equality and empowerment at the NYC Commission on the Status of Women, at Planned Parenthood Federation of America, and on the Governor's Council for Maternal and Infant Health for the state of Georgia. For decades, Elaine has been a tireless advocate for Public Health, focusing on prevention and access to reproductive, women's, maternal and infant, nutritional, and neurological health, as well as the issues facing children and families with special needs.
To learn more, please visit http://www.impactadhd.com/
Join Sara Bingham, WeeHands Founder and author of The Baby Signing Book: Includes 450 ASL Signs for Babies and Toddlers, each week as she shares parenting tips, language development strategies, and the joys of connecting with your baby, toddler and/or preschool child.
Since 2001, WeeHands has been an industry-leading children's sign language and language development program delivered through interactive, fun classes, as well as a line of tailored products. In 2014, WeeHands became part of Morneau Shepell’sChildren's Support Solutions, an organization that provides health-centered and educational services to children with differences to help them reach their potential.
This week, Sara will chat with Stephenie Labandz, who is is a Physical Therapist for Robbinsdale Area Schools in Minnesota. Stephenie has a strong interest in assistive technology and is passionate about helping children of all abilities maximize their function and independence. On this show we'll chat about positioning, motor development, movement and learning.