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Linda Noelker, Senior Vice President of the Benjamin Rose Institute on Aging, will join Denise to discuss the Innovation in Caregiving Award. The award recognizes adults who, in the course of caring for an adult aged 60 or older invents a device or technique that solves a caregiving challenge or finds a new application for an existing device or technique that supports caregiving and eases the burden on caregivers.
Mary Stoudemire, a family caregiver and 2012 award winner, will discuss her past winning design: a lap capelet she designed for her sister.
How does a doctor cope when she specializes in older adults and struggles to care for her own ailing parent?
Join host Tami Neumann as she sits down in conversations with Dr. Cheryl Woodson as she shares her experience as a daughter caregiver and her work as a Geriatrician.
You will find practical no nonsense advice on taking care of your loved ones and how to survive caregiving.
Learn more about Dr. Woodson.
As a former caregiver to another adult and a single parent raising two young sons with autism, Michele-Marie Roberts understands the problems well; but after a particularly disastrous date, she decided to take matters into her own hands. The result is WAVELENGTH dating, http://wavelengthdating.com, a dating website that makes it easy for people like her to meet other singles on their same wavelength.
Michele-Marie will offer tips and suggestions to help you feel comfortable and confident as you date during your caregiving experience.
What's it like to face and manage decisions during caegiving? Trish, who cares for her brother, and Chris, who cares for his partner, join Denise for a discussion about decisions during caregiving. Trish and Chris both blog on CareGiving.com.
Trish also edits our CareGifters book series; our lastest book in the series is the recently-released Decisions. Trish and Chris also will discuss their contributions to the Decisions book.
Despite the challenges of caregiving can joy be found?
Host Tami Neumann sits down in conversation with Rick Lauber a former co-caregiver who has shared his experiences in his book Caregiver's Guide for Canadians.
In this book Rick shares his story of caregiving and provides information on how to balance all the demands you may be facing and still provide great care. Learn what to expect, how to ask for help and how to answer the question of staying at home or moving into a care community.
Learn more about about Rick Lauber and his book Caregiver's Guide For Canadians.
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Denise is joined by a panel of family caregivers, who will discuss this question: How do you adjust to the reality of caregiving?
The panel includes the following bloggers from CareGiving.com:
Richard, who cares for his brother-in-law and mother;
Jane, who cares for her daughter;
Ejourneys, who cares for her partner.
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