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Join Dave Nassaney, The Caregiver's Caregiver, and his co-host, Adrienne Gruberg, of The Caregiver Space, as they interview the Mojo Expert, Deborah Kagan. Deborah helps women (of whom 90% of caregivers) conquer self-doubt and indecision to step into their full power, love who they are, and live a turned ON life! To contact Deborah, go to: www.yourlifestartshere.com
As a caregiver, you may be so focused on your loved one that you don't realize that your own health and well-being are suffering. Watch for these signs of caregiver stress:
Feeling overwhelmed or constantly worried
Feeling tired most of the time
Sleeping too much or too little
Gaining or losing a lot of weight
Becoming easily irritated or angry
Losing interest in activities you used to enjoy
Having frequent headaches, bodily pain or other physical problems
Abusing alcohol or drugs, including prescription medications
Too much stress, especially over a long time, can harm your health. As a caregiver, you're more likely to experience symptoms of depression or anxiety. In addition, you may not get enough sleep or physical activity, or eat a balanced diet — which increases your risk of medical problems, such as heart disease and diabetes. On this episode of Hope For The Warriors Talk Radio we will share stress-reduction tips and strategies.
SPECIAL GUESTS: Military Veteran Caregivers, Colleen Saffron and Glenda Leary will talk about their experiences of being on the verge of caregiver burnout and how they were able to successfully combat caregiver burnout. Heather Moates will also guest appear on our show and share how she's found stress reduction, individuality and HOPE through creating beautiful wreaths and starting her own business.
CAREGIVERS, We are partnering with expert & founder of The Caregiver Space, Adrienne Gruberg, to tailor our efforts to serve you BETTER. Hear the comments and suggestions from our callers. Join Dave Nassaney, The Caregiver's Caregiver, as they discuss how to avoid burnout.
Join Dave, The Caregiver's Caregiver, as he interviews Tereza Harper & Hana Eicher, the two sisters of Karla Jepson, caregiver to her mom for over a year, that is, until she had a massive aneurysm that left her with severe short-term memory loss and paralysis on her left side. Now her sisters have become not only their mom's caregiver, but Karla’s as well. They will talk about their ordeal, and how they learned how burnout and stress can be disabling, as it was for Karla.
Back in 1979, their family all escaped from Communist Czechoslovakia. Karla's family stayed in a refugee camp in Austria for 5 months and came to California where they settled with the help of the parents' friends. None of them spoke any English when they first came.
Tereza & Hana are both in the health care industry; Karla was a purchasing director at a private school in Calabasas. They each have wonderful children. Hana has a 16 year daughter, Sarah, Karla has a 17 year old son Jake, and Tereza has two daughters, 6 year old Stana, and 4 year old Lenka.
Their dad passed away four years ago, and their mom hurt her lower spine taking care of him in his last two years of life.
They believe the reason they are able to get through all of this hardship is that they were always a very close knit family. It is very difficult for them now to watch their Mom and sister become just a shell of their former selves. They grieve for them, and yet they are still with them.
Join Dave, The Caregiver's Caregiver, today anytime 24/7,on recorded podcast, as he interviews Internet Expert, Lee Romanov, who has been online since she made millions of dollars, and never sold a thing
She is an expert in Authority websites. Her unique message is, "Your Opinion Has A Market Value, you can make money when you share your knowledge and experience with the world".
Lee also spent 7 years as a care giver, and has hired care givers for her Mom and Step Dad until their passing. Join us today, and anytime, 24/7 afterwards,on recorded podcast to hear this unique potentially financial rewarding message to caregivers who are struggling financially.
Disclaimer, Dave is not endorsing any financial opportunity on the show, and does not profit in any way by promoting it. He is simply sharing a message that he thought some financially struggling caregivers might benefit from.
Anyone considering this, must do your own research on the appropriatness of this opportunity for yourself.
Join Dave Nassaney, The Caregiver's Caregiver, as he interviews sales rep, author, stand-up comic & caregiver to her mom, who suffered a stroke, BONNIE ROMERO, as she discusses her amazing story and how she survived Caregiver Burnout on Wednesday, 10/14/15 at noon, PDT.
Join Dave, The Caregiver's Caregivwer, as he interviews New York Times Best-Selling Author, Joan Borysenko, Wednesday, 10/7/15 at noon, PDT, (and ANYTIME afterwards on recorded podcast)
This distinguished author of 14 books pioneers in integrative medicine is a world-renowned expert in the mind/body connection. Her work has been foundational in an international health-care revolution that recognizes the role of meaning, and the spiritual dimensions of life, as an integral part of health and healing.
Eloquent and inspiring in settings that range from hospitals to hospices, from theaters to conference venues, and from boardrooms to houses of worship, she is a credible bridge between faith and reason.
Her brilliance, humor, and authenticity—in combination with the latest research—make her a compelling and inspiring speaker and writer.
Join Amy Zellmer as she chats with with Kristen Schreier, MA, CCC-SLP about caregiver support.
“It is hard to be a patient with a brain injury, but it is harder to be a caregiver, “says Kristen Schreier, MA, CCC-SLP, speech pathologist at HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Toms River.“You cannot expect yourself to be able to take care of someone if you are not well yourself, or at the top of your game.”
Kristen has been a speech pathologist with HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Toms River, New Jersey since 2007. Kristen received her master’s degree from The College of New Jersey. She is a Certified Brain Injury Specialist and is the hospital’s program champion for the brain injury program. In January 2016, Kristen became a facilitator to train other healthcare professionals to obtain brain injury specialist certifications. She also works with Monmouth University in West Long Branch, New Jersey as an adjunct professor and clinic supervisor. Kristen is dedicated to educating patients, families, and other clinicians about brain injury diagnoses, recovery, and the necessity of therapy.
Now available on podcast! RN, Susan explains how to get the best possible care from doctors, nurses and hospital stays, and how to avoid burnout. Join dave, The Caregiver's Caregiver for this exciting interview.
Richard Barrier, Former Caregiver to his late wife, shares how he had fun with his caregiving responsibilites. Join Dave, The Caregiver's Caregiver, as they discuss this important and necessary topic to avoid burnout.
The loss of independence is what Sandra Williams misses most since her brain injury. She misses running and having energy to do all the things she wants to do. The biggest tip Sandra can offer other survivors is "Don't listen to negative comments or even employers that tell you you can't do the job. Listen to your heart, your soul and fight for yourself and others. It will keep you going." Sandra will talk about what keeps her going on "Another Fork in the Road." Please Tune In!
Every TBI survivor and caregiver has encountered a fork in the road that has diverted his or her life-plan. A car accident, a fall from the roof, doing one more chin-up, or a door literally slamming one in the face are just some causes of traumatic brain injury. College plans, walking down the aisle in the perfect dress, or the coveted job quickly slip from reality as dreams turn to struggle. These unexpected life-happenings that divert one from his or her chosen path in life can be devastating. But as Yogi Berra once said, "If you come to a fork in the road, take it." Life is all about choices!
To learn more about me, please visit my blogs.
Surviving Traumatic Brain Injury Blog: survivingtraumaticbraininjury.com
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