• 00:26

    Spirituality in Palliative Care

    in Health

    eCareDiary will speak to Father John Anderson, Sr. Director of Mission Integration at ArchCare at Terence Cardinal Cooke (TCC) Health Care Center about combining spirituality with palliative care systems.

  • 00:30

    Palliative Care and Hospice: Differences Caregivers Need to Know

    in Health

    eCareDiary's caregiving expert, Margery Pabst will speak to Dr. John Guarneri, Chairman of Healthcare and Spirituality, Florida Hospital and a caregiver panel about the nuances that define and distinguish palliative care and hospice.

  • 00:31

    Exploding the Myths of Palliative Care: What Every Caregive

    in Health

    eCareDiary's caregiving expert, Margery Pabst will speak to a caregiver panel and Diane Meier,  CEO of the Center to Advance Palliative Care (CAPC), about what palliative care is and what it means for patients, caregivers, and their families.

  • 00:59

    What Should I be Looking for in Excellent Home Care for my Loved One?

    in Health

    Welcome to our NEW Time and Format


    Giving us more time for conversation I have extended Conversations In Care to an hour and will be introducing you to Tony Fischer and The Fischer Report.  Join us in conversation!  


    This Week on Conversations In Care


    Let's welcome Aishling Dalton - Kelly.  Aishling is going to help us understand how to find the best Home Care Team for your family and loved ones.  She will help us to understand what to look for and the best questions to ask, to know that you have found a great fit.


    Leran more about Aishling


    Aishling Dalton-Kelly was born and raised in Ireland and is the youngest of ten daughters.  She committed to helping those who are aging after her father was diagnosed with a terminal illness and she watched her mother develop dementia.


    Aishling worked closely with her nine sisters to make decisions to care for her mother and father; keeping them home, healthy and happy for as long as they possibly could.  It was through this hands-on and very personal experience that the idea of AishlingCompanion Home Care was born.  The goal in this work is to provide the same level of care for your family's loved ones asAishling was able to provide for her own aging parents.


    Aishling is a dedicated mother of four and business woman.  All of her work building Aishling Companion Home Care is dedicated to her mother and father for the wonderful childhood and life of beautiful traditions and memories that were created for her and her sisters.   


     

  • 00:27

    Delivering One Less Worry with Culinary Care

    in Health

    In 2006 Courtney White, lost her father due to cancer.  During this turbulent time she remembers, family, friends and neighbors providing meals for her family.  The meals gave her family one less thing to worry about, but also gave them nourishment and hope.


    Through this experience Courtney founded Culinary Care.  


    Join me as I sit down in conversation with Courtney White to learn more about Culinary Care and how they help families in the Chicagoland area.

  • 01:00

    Palliative Care: What is it, Why It is So Important, What you Need To Know

    in Health

    Healthcare Whisperer welcomes David Klos, nurse practitioner and Beth Damsky, Licensed Social Worker to the show to discuss their incredible work in Palliative Care. They are both Palliative Care team members at Newton Wellesley Hospital.  


    I met both of them when the discussion of palliative care arose with a client.  I was very impressed with their insight, knowledge and sensitivity in speaking with family on such a delicate topic.


    Palliative care is specialized medical care for people with serious illnesses.  It focuses on providing patients with relief from the symptoms, pain and stress of an illness-whatever the diagnosis.  The beauty of this care is it is team based offering many supports to the patient and family.


    This show will provide the listener with great insight into how palliative care works and when it is most needed.  Get your questions ready and give us a call!

  • 00:29

    How Palliative Care Enhances Your Quality of Life

    in Health

    eCareDiary's caregiving expert, Margery Pabst will speak to Dr. Diane Meier, CEO of the Center to Advance Palliative Care, a national organization devoted to increasing the number and quality of palliative care programs in the US, about the misconceptions about palliative care and how it can help caregivers.

  • 00:40

    Mayo Clinic Radio: Colon Cancer Awareness/Brain Injury/Palliative Care

    in Health

    Colon cancer remains the second-leading cause of cancer death among both men and women in the U.S. On this week's program, we hear about #strongarmselfie, the Twitter campaign to raise awareness and funds for a cure. Gastroenterologist Dr. Paul Limburg explains why the best test for colon cancer is the one you get. Also on the […]

  • 00:41

    Secrets of the Male Caregiver

    in Health

    Caregiving can be a difficult job, full of trials, but more often those challenges bring joy.  Being a male caregiver is a unique job that not many men sign up to do. 


    Today join Conversations In Care in this great discussion with  Author Rick Lauber and the Founder of Alzheimer's Music Fest, Vince Zangaro, as they share their stories of caregiving.  Get the male perspective and hear their wonderful stories of love and caregiving.

  • 01:01

    Finding Joy Through Improv with Empire Star Antoine McKay

    in Health

    The first rule of Improv.....Say YES, and...


    As I sat through my son's improv classes over the past few months, I soon realized how instrumental Improv can be in working with those with dementia, dealing with chronic conditions and finding joy in caregiving.  This was a huge Ah Ha moment for me.  Finding joy for patients, caregivers and the entire health care team is essential.  


    I am excited and honored to be able to sit down in conversation with Antoine McKay.


    Enter Stage Left.....  Second City Alum and Star on Empire, Antoine McKay


    Founder and Instructor Antoine McKay has been acting and directing for over 20 years. He studied theatre at Eastern Michigan University and studied under world famous acting coach, Uta Hagen. Mr. McKay has also been blessed to work on the Second City Main Stage in Detroit and Chicago, where he wrote and performed in over 20 shows. He has also starred in numerous commercials and T.V. shows including; Detroit 187 (ABC), ER (NBC), Prison Break (FOX) , Sports Action Team (NBC) and in Feature films such as; “The Weatherman” with Nicholas Cage, ”Someone to Eat Cheese With” with Jeff Garland, “Standing in the Shadows of Motown” and “Osso Bucco” with Mike Starr. His most recent series includes "Empire" which is currently Airing on Fox Wednesday's at 8pm central, and "Review" on Comedy Central starring Andy Daly.

  • 01:01

    Healthcare Round Table - Meet the Team

    in Health

    This evening on Conversations In Care I will be introducing you to the Conversations In Care Team!  


    Amy Fields - Contributing Blogger for Conversations In Care


    Tony Fischer - Associate Producer of Conversations In Care and host of The Fischer Report


    Tonight I will be putting these on the hot seat and talking to them about a subject near and dear to my heart.  How can we begin to help patients and practitioners bridge the communication divide?  This and much more tonight on Conversations In Care.

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