• 00:31

    Getting Lost in Caregiving

    in Caregiving

    Before you know it, you can feel that your caregiving responsibilities have swallowed you up. You somehow became one dimensation--your life is just about caregiving responsibilities, tasks, worries and chores. Today, we're talking up getting lost in caregiving. Call us during our live show to share your experiences.


    About Bruce, our show's co-host:
    Bruce lives to encourage and inspire as many people as possible, especially caregivers and those living with a chronic condition. He is the author of Resilient Life and Graceful Transitions. He has served as a non-profit, church, and business leader. You can purchase Graceful Transitions at caregiving.com and read more from Bruce at brucemcintyre.com.

  • 00:30

    Care Break: Finding Yourself in Caregiving

    in Caregiving

    You can get lost to your caregiving identity and responsibilties.


    In today's show, we'll talk about how to keep who you are so that you have an identity outside of caregiving.


    About Bruce, our show's co-host:
    Bruce lives to encourage and inspire as many people as possible, especially caregivers and those living with a chronic condition. He is the author of Resilient Life and Graceful Transitions. He has served as a non-profit, church, and business leader. You can purchase Graceful Transitions at caregiving.com and read more from Bruce at brucemcintyre.com.


     


     

  • 00:35

    When Caregiving Hits Home

    in Caregiving

    Claire Day, SVP, Alzheimer's Association Delaware Valley Chapter joins Denise to discuss her personal caregiving story. Claire will share her perspective as she takes on the role of long-distance caregiving for her parents.

  • 00:31

    Care Break: If There's So Many of Us, Why Is Caregiving So Lonely?

    in Caregiving

    Pew Research Center released a study in 2013 that says about 39% of U. S. adults–up from 30% in 2010–care for an adult or child with significant health issues.


    In other words, two in every five individuals are family caregivers.


    I’ve been thinking about this number because I can’t quite get it to add up.


    Here’s why. If 39% of U.S. adults are family caregivers, why is caregiving still such a lonely and isolating experience? Why, every year in our annual family caregiver survey, do you talk about the loneliness of the experience? Why haven’t more programs and services been added in your community to help you? Why do you still worry about telling your boss about your caregiving responsibilities? Why doesn’t the doctor’s office share a list of caregiving resources to help you? Why doesn’t a home health agency refer you to a website, like ours, so you can connect with others in a similar situation? Why can’t you find a family restroom to assist your caree?


    Why is caregiving still an experience that feels like it’s just you rather than one that feels like it’s you plus (and within) a community that supports?


    Bruce and I will share our thoughts about why we think caregiving is still such a lonely experience.


    About Bruce, our show's co-host:
    Bruce lives to encourage and inspire as many people as possible, especially caregivers and those living with a chronic condition. He is the author of Resilient Life and Graceful Transitions. He has served as a non-profit, church, and business leader. You can purchase Graceful Transitions at caregiving.com and read more from Bruce at brucemcintyre.com.

  • 00:32

    The Burden of the Mantle

    in Spirituality

    Transferring the Anointing.

  • 00:28

    Marta Burden,West Line Encounter

    in Books

    Seth Haberman is your average guy––family man, marriage reconciliation counselor, Modern Orthodox Jew who follows Torah to the best of his ability. He loves his wife and his kids.


    His little plot of land in rural Illinois is all he needs to fulfill his life’s dream of security and peace. Everything is good.


    Seth’s life is about to change. He meets Joshua Josephson on the Chicago West Line Metra.


    It’s been a stressful day at work. Seth’s desire is to leave his job behind and relax with his wife, Rivka and their six children. However, he does something he’s never done before. He invites this stranger to dinner. And not only that, he allows Joshua to stay for a week.


    Seth is under deadline to finish the garage apartment for his sister-in-law and her soon to be husband. Joshua mentions that he’s done carpentry work. Seth asks Joshua to stay on and help him finish the project.                 


    Seth’s friend, Richard has concerns about this man. Could he be a danger to the family?


    One day before the completion of the apartment, a crisis threatens to challenge the very core of the Haberman family. Will Joshua’s presence help or hinder?


    At weeks end, Seth and Rivka are faced with questions that will change the course of their lives.


    Has Seth made a mistake in inviting Joshua into his home?


    Marta Burden is a published author with stories in Inspire Anthologies, including Faith, Victory and Promise.


    Marta graduated from Azusa Pacific University with a degree in Biblical Literature, and began her career as a bookkeeper, office manager and eventually executive secretary for an education/lobbying organization. Now retired, she devotes her time to her love of writing contemporary fiction, devotionals and short stories.


     

  • 00:53

    Caregiving for Boomers: The Sandwich-Generation: Elderly Parent Decisions.

    in Caregiving

    Join Dave Nassaney, The Caregiver's Caregiver, Wednesday, 4/1/15 at noon, PST, (AND AFTERWARDS ON RECORDED PODCAST) as he interviews RICK LAUBER, author, creator of CAREGIVER’S GUIDE FOR CANADIANS, and former caregiver to both his elderly parents.


    You may either call in at (213) 943 3630, or the link is:  http://www.blogtalkradio.com/davenassaney/2015/04/08/caregiving-for-boomers-the-sandwich-generation-elderly-parent-decisions


    Rick will be discussing:
    •What should you expect when caring for your elderly parents?
    •Should your parents stay at home, or move to assisted living?
    •Who should you ask for help when you need it – siblings, professionals?
    •How do you balance caregiving responsibilities with your personal life?
    •Burning the Candle at Both Ends - The Importance of Caregiver Self-Care (focusing on the benefits of respite and some ideas of how to take a break)


    In Rick's latest book, "Caregiver's Guide For Canadians," the author guides you through typical caregiving issues and includes checklists for differing areas of eldercare, so that you can better manage and ensure that you’re providing the best care possible for your loved one.


    Hear him live, Wednesday, 4/8/15, noon, PDT, or listen to the recorded podcast AFTER THE LIVE SHOW, anytime, 24/7. Share this link with anyone you know who would benefit from this discussion.

  • 01:00

    #Throwback - Bringing Dignity & Compassion to Caregiving

    in Caregiving

    “I Am Somebody” is a spiritually nourishing book by poet/author Frances H. Kakugawa - that is also likely to be healing for people who lack the words to describe their caregiving experiences, both past and present, and the range of emotions that accompany those experiences.


    Her message is a powerful one: Despite all the demands and burdens that caring for someone with dementia entail, the bottom line is never to forget that person’s humanity. The care recipient may no longer have the memories, abilities and personality that he or she once did, but there is a soul within that body that responds to and is deserving of love and compassion.

  • 01:18

    Kara Gray, Actress & Chase Dudley, Payton's Burden

    in Film

    Tonight Pop Art Painter, Jamie Roxx (www.JamieRoxx.us) welcomes


     Actress, Kara Gray to the show. 


    www.imdb.com/name/nm5876837
    www.facebook.com/paytonsburden
    www.facebook.com/pages/Retribution/1526686024249120
    http://youtu.be/vbL3C9d3t3I


    Kara will be discussing the new upcoming Romantic drama, Peyton's Burden


    Chase Dudley, Filmmaker discusses his new film Payton's Burden


    Chase will be discussing his various film projects, including the upcoming drama, Payton's Burden. 


    www.facebook.com/paytonsburden
    http://youtu.be/vbL3C9d3t3I


     

  • 00:01

    Beautiful Burden part 1; Caregivers and Thier Struggles...

    in Radio

    The unsung heros of thier family, caregiers tell thier storeis and allow us to share in thier Beautiful Burden...

  • 01:16

    Higher Self Voice - Caregiving and the Elderly

    in Self Help

    This week is a short show with a request from Suzanne whose grandmother is in the hospital due to a fall. Suzanne feels guilty as her mother is the only one in the family capable of staying nights at the hospital. Janet and the HS's discuss patterns rooted in the collective belief of aging/elderly/caregiving and we end with a potent healing.

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