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Eldercare is not just a women's issue anymore. There are a growing number of men taking care of elderly and ailing parents, relatives and friends. The increase in the growing number of male caregivers can be attributed to the growing rates of divorce, the increasing numbers of openly gay man, and a number of other issues.
The average male caregiver is 49 years old, works a full time job and also cares for an aging parent. Join Flex Hour Jobs as we discuss this growing epidemic and it's effect on each one of us.
Do you blow these two rules of caring for elderly parents? Violating them can fracture you both emotionally and financially . Tune and discover how you can use these two simple approaches to eldercare that improve care and eliminate a ton of frustration.
Joy Loverde serves as a consultant to employers, manufacturers, senior housing administrators, and other members of the fast-growing eldercare industry. She is a keynote speaker and has delivered presentations to renowned organizations such as National Institutes of Health among numerous others. During her career, she has been quoted in the Wall Street Journal, Money Magazine, Chicago Tribune, Family Circle, Good Housekeeping, Working Woman and others. USA TODAY ran a four-part series on her eldercare programs. Joy is regular on television and radio and has appeared on the Today Show and CBS Early Show.
Who will take care of dad? How will I pay medical bills? How to deal with cruel care-recievers? You'll get answers here, join us. (episode has small tech issue,but excellent nonetheless)
Today's guest is Laurie Orlov, the founder of Aging in Place Technology, a market research firm that provides industry analysis of eldercare market technology, offering thought leadership, analysis, and guidance about technologies and related services that enable boomers and seniors to remain longer in their home of choice.
Laurie spent more than 30 years in the technology industry, including 9 years as a leading industry analyst at Forrester Research. She has spoken regularly and delivered keynote speeches at forums, industry consortia, conferences, and symposia, most recently on the business of technology for boomers and seniors. She advises large organizations as well as non-profits and entrepreneurs about trends and opportunities in the age-related technology market. Her perspectives have been quoted in Business Week, Forbes, Kiplinger, the Toronto Star, and the New York Times. She has been profiled in the New York Times and the Huffington Post. Laurie has consulted to AARP and is a participating expert on the Think Tank for the Philips Center for Health and Well Being.
Join Jim and Laurie in a discussion about how technology has permitted more people to "Age in Place" without feeling isolated.
Noted geriatrician, author and caregiver Dr Cheryl Woodson discusses how to deal with cognitive disorders during holiday visits to elderly parents
One of the most important decisions your elderly parents make is their Medicare coverage. Today I take the mystery away form Medicare Part C, the Medicare Advantage plans. Find out the costs, options advantages and disadvantages of joining a Medicare HMO or PPO.
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Reverse Mortages are W.M.D., weapons of mass destruction to families, legacies, and homesteads.
There is a saying "If it sounds too good to be true it probally is" and that is the case with a Reverse Mortgage.
Television advertisments make Reverse Mortgages sound good. Just call on the phone and someone will come out and give you money that you never have to pay back and hey................you can still live in your home. The operative word here is MORTGAGE and with any mortgage "someone" has to pay off that loan ! It might not be the orginal borrower, but if there are children or grandchildren involved THEY have to pay for that debt PLUS any interest that is added on.
Reverse Mortgages is a tool of "Weaponized Banking".
We shall discuss what Weaponized Banking is, how it a form of "House Hijacking", how it can tear a family apart, and what you can do by being educated via our Elder Law Clinic.
Arline Kardasis, mediator, trainer and co-author of Mom Always liked You Best, will discuss this guide for resolving family feuds, inheritance battles and eldercare crises. This practical book provides a treasure trove of do-it-yourself "mediator skills" for those with no previous training in conflict resolution. Arline will share some of the tools and strategies that have proven effective for family members wishing to get past entrenched disputes.
Arline Kardasis is a mediator, trainer and founding partner of Elder Decisions, a Division of Agreement Resources, LLC in Norwood, Massachusetts. She has presented workshops and trainings around the United States on elder and adult family mediation. Arline served as a founding tri-chair of the Elder Decision-Making and Conflict Resolution Section of the Association for Conflict Resolution (ACR). Arline co-authored Mom Always Liked You Best: A Guide for Resolving Family Feuds, Inheritance Battles and Eldercare Crises.
Zena Zumeta, is both a mediator and trainer of mediators. She is president of the Mediation Training & Consultation Institute, Zena Zumeta Mediation Services, and The Collaborative Workplace in Ann Arbor, Michigan.
Employers think workplace flexibility is about them. Employees think workplace flexibility is about them.
Are they both wrong or are they both right?
Work at home, work in the office or on the road. Either way explore with us how the flexible workplace is changing the face of the American workforce.