• 00:30

    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.

  • 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

  • 00:33

    Role of Medicaid in Long Term Care Planning

    in Health

    eCareDiary will speak to David Cutner, author and Co-founder of Lamson & Cutner, P.C., an Elder Law firm about Medicaid and how it plays an important role in long term care planning.

  • 00:28

    Teach Back: Examples of a Critical Tool for Caregivers

    in Health

    eCareDiary's caregiving expert, Margery Pabst will speak to Dr. Kesavan Kutty from the American College of Physicians about the Teach Back resource for patients and physicians.

  • 00:29

    Dealing with the First Holiday after Losing a Parent

    in Health

    eCareDiary's caregiving expert, Margert Pabst will speak to Dr. John Guarneri, Chairman of Healthcare and Spirituality, Florida Hospital and a caregiver panel about managing the holidays while grappling with emotions and memories after losing a parent.

  • 00:21

    Being an Effective Healthcare Advocate During Hospitalization

    in Health

    eCareDiary will speak to Melissa Kahn, Principal/Owner of Kahn Healthcare Consulting, LLC about common pitfalls caregivers face when dealing with hospitals and tips to best advocate for oneself and loved ones.

  • 00:31

    Handling Relationship Dynamics Among Caregiver Siblings

    in Health

    eCareDiary's caregiving expert, Margery Pabst will speak to Dr. Barry J.Jacobs, clinical psychologist and author of "Emotional Survival Guide for the Caregiver" about challenges of sibling relationships during the caregiving journey.

  • 00:30

    Modifying Home Settings to Aid Loved Ones with Dementia

    in Health

    eCareDiary will speak to Lisa Baron, Executive Director of Memory Care Home Solutions along with Carolyn Rochester, Program Director about simple home modifications caregivers can make to enhance in-home independence and safety of loved ones with dementia.

  • 00:28

    How Families Can Use the Arts for Loved Ones with Dementia

    in Health

    eCareDiary will speak to Margery Pabst, President of the Pabst Foundation and President-Elect for The Center of Creative Aging about why the arts are so special as we age and groundbreaking creative programs for caregivers and loves ones.

  • 00:23

    Supportive Counseling for Caregiving Challenges

    in Health

    eCareDiary will speak to Dr. Fritz Galette, a New York State Licensed Psychologist and host of the "Ask Dr. Fritz" radio show about common issues caregivers are grappling with and the counseling services that he provides to guide them through it.

  • 00:32

    Q&A w/ eCareDiary & Home Care & Hospice Expert Kathy Dodd

    in Health

    On Tuesday, June 7th at 2pm EST, John Mills, Co-Founder of eCareDiary will interview eldercare experts, Kathy Dodd and her husband, Mike Dodd.
    Katheen Dodd, BSN, MA is the Founder and CEO of the Corridor Group. Since 1989 Corridor has been an industry leader in Home Care and Hospice consulting and Executive Search, providing quality solutions that strategically position clients to prosper in the healthcare market. TCG has provided business advice to over 1200 clients. Corridor Media offers on-line or web accessed education, policies and procedures manuals that meet COPs, JCAHO and CHAP standards, OASIS staff competency test, Medicare survey toolkit, and workshops. Kathy is also the Founder and President of Katy’s Place, a charitable, community-based organization for women, children and families affected with HIV.

    Mike Dodd is the founder and President of Lifewise Renovations.  Mike began his career in the construction industry in 1988 when Wineteer, Inc. opened its doors to serve the residential remodeling marketplace.  Mike is a member in good standing of the National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI) and holds three certifications awarded through his participation and graduation from the following courses:  Certified Remodeler (CR), Certified Kitchen and Bath Remodeler (CKBR) and Green Certified Professional (GCP).  As a member of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), he holds the Certified Aging In Place Specialist (CAPS) designation. To learn more, visit the company website at http://www.lifewiserenovations.com

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