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    How Poetry Therapy Aids Healing

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    eCareDiary will speak to Laurie Arnold-McMillan, nurse, patient advocate, poetry therapist and Co-founder of the Pittsburgh Memoir Project about how poetry therapy can help change an outlook of a person going through grief and instill hope.

  • The New Face of Caregiving

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    eCareDiary's caregiving expert, Margery Pabst will speak to James Brooks, former hospice clinical manager and author of The Unbroken Circle about emerging trends in caregiving.

  • Affordable Care Act Update: Understanding Benefits

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    eCareDiary's caregiving expert will speak to John Mills, Co-founder and President of eCareDiary.com about how consumers can understand and manage benefits of the Affordable Care Act.

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    Q&A with eCareDiary and Respite Care Expert Jill Kagan

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    Join us when eCareDiary’s Co-Founder Susan Baida interviews Jill Kagan.
    Jill is Program Director for Lifespan Respite Training at the ARCH National Respite Network and Resource Center. She also serves as Chair of the National Respite Coalition, the policy division of the ARCH National Respite Network. 
     
    The mission of the ARCH National Respite Network and Resource Center is to assist and promote the development of quality respite and crisis care programs; to help families locate respite and crisis care services in their communities; and to serve as a strong voice for respite in all forums.
     
    Jill represents NRC on national coalitions and has served on national advisory boards, including the Advisory Committees for the AARP Caregiver Coalition Research Project and the National Council on Disability’s Livable Communities for People with Disabilities.

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    Wake-Up Calls to Turn a Caregiving Situation Around

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    eCareDiary will speak to Allen Klein, author of 25 best-selling books and professional speaker about the power of words and using humor to tackle caregiving challenges.

  • 00:33

    eCareDiary Interviews Dr. Rein Tideiksaar on Fall Prevention

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    On Tuesday, May 24th at 2pm EST, Susan Baida, Co-Founder of eCareDiary will interview Dr. Rein Tideiksaar.

    Rein Tideiksaar, Ph.D., PA-C, is the president of FallPrevent, LLC, a consulting company that provides educational, legal and marketing services related to fall prevention in the elderly. Dr Tideiksaar is a gerontologist (health care professional who specializes in working with elderly patients) and a geriatric physician's assistant. He is the author of several books and multiple scientific articles devoted to the topic of fall prevention/mobility enhancement and has spent more than 30 years working with older people and their caregivers in helping to prevent falls and preserve mobility.

    Dr. Tideiksaar has directed numerous research projects on falls and has developed fall prevention programs regionally, as well as in assisted living, home care, acute care hospital, and nursing facility settings. In addition, Dr. Tideiksaar has presented numerous lectures and seminars on fall prevention to nurses, physicians, physical/occupational therapy, and many other venues world-wide.

    Dr. Tideikssar recently wrote a guest blog for eCareDiary called, “Beating Gravity: Avoiding Falls in Elders.”
     
    Susan Baida & John Mills invite listeners to visit their website http://www.eCareDiary.com - a central, no-cost portal for all things aging. Visit the blog, products page, legal docs, etc. at the eCareDiary websitehttp://www.eCareDiary.com

  • 00:25

    Journey of a Cancer Survivor

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    eCareDiary will speak to Tami Boeher, author of award-winning book on cancer and metastatic breast cancer survivor about her journey from diagnosis to hope and healing.

  • 00:30

    Understanding Palliative Care Coordination

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    eCareDiary's caregiving expert, Margery Pabst spoke to Dr. John Guarneri, Chairman of Healthcare and Spirituality, Florida Hospital and a caregiver panel about key issues and gaps in palliative care coordination and ways to rectify them.

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    Protecting Seniors from Identity Theft

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    eCareDiary will speak to Jim Blue, CEO and founder of BlueTutor.com and host of “the Keeping Technology Simple” Radio Program about tools to help seniors minimize the danger of identity theft and steps to take in case of identity fraud.

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    How Caregivers Can Use the Arts at Home

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    eCareDiary will speak to Gay Hanna, Executive Director for The Center for Creative Aging about its creative caregiving initiative and policies that emerged from it's leadership summit with the National Endowment for the Arts.

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    Understanding Grief: How Palliative Care Helps

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    eCareDiary will speak to Father John Anderson, Sr. Director of Mission Integration at ArchCare at Terence cardinal Cooke Health Care Center about why grief is so hard to understand and coping mechanisms that can help.