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  • 00:59

    You Are Not Alone! Caring For The Family Caregiver. Greg Johnson

    in Caregiving

    Are you a family caregiver? If you provide regular and unpaid care to a loved one, you are a family caregiver, the backbone to the caregiving industry. Join Dave, The Caregiver's Caregiver, as he interviews Greg Johnson, the creator and director of EmblemHealth's Care for the Family Caregiver, an initiative that was started nearly 15 years ago as part of the Integrative Wellness program, this Wed. May 6, (at noon, PDT, 3pm, EDT, and afterwards anytime, 24/7 on recorded podcast)


    One of many definitions for family caregivers is: "Someone who shows up, and stays to help," and: one who is, "Always On Call."  One in three people in America are unpaid family caregivers, rendering a value to the healthcare system of $450 Billion Dollars! Caregivers need care too!


    Their goal is to offer information, resources and support that caregivers need to avoid becoming care recipients. We recognize that family caregivers are often the forgotten or silent patients.


    Many caregivers endure physical, emotional and economic challenges without adequate support. Most need help in order to maintain their own health and quality of life.


    EmblemHealth's Care for the Family Caregiver initiative recognizes the health needs of the "silent patients" and is designed to serve as a resource. We encourage you to see us as a supportive partner in your caregiving journey.

  • 01:01

    Former Actor, Director, and Teacher Turned Caregiver, Redefines "The Good Life"

    in Caregiving

    Donna Thomson, author of the best-selling book, The Four Walls of My Freedom will be interviewed by Dave, The Caregiver's Caregiver, Wednesday, June 17, at noon PDT.  Her book portrays the account of raising a son with cerebral palsy and her passionate appeal to change the way we think about "the good life."


    Donna Thomson’s life was forever changed by her son Nicholas. Donna gave up her career to become his primary caregiver and embarked on a second career as a disability activist, author, and consultant.


    She will discuss her experience in treading delicately through daily care, emergencies, and medical bureaucracy as Donna and her family cope with her son’s condition while maintaining value and dignity.


    She brilliantly demonstrates the vital contribution that people with disabilities make to our society and addresses the ethics and economics of giving and receiving care and will also discuss  ways that communities can help caregivers.

  • 00:37

    Call-In Your Caregiver Questions Today, YOU are the guest!

    in Caregiving

    Join Dave, The Caregiver's Caregiver today, 7/30/15 at noon, PST, Call-In Your Caregiver Questions Today, YOU are the guest! Let's Talk About...Burnout, Grief, Guilt, Resentment, ANYTHING YOU WANT!

  • 00:27

    MEN'S HEALTH

    in Health

    Goal of Men’s Health Month


    The purpose of Men’s Health Month is to heighten the awareness of preventable health problems and encourage early detection and treatment of disease among men and boys. This month gives health care providers, public policy makers, the media, and individuals an opportunity to encourage men and boys to seek regular medical advice and early treatment for disease and injury. The response has been overwhelming with thousands of awareness activities in the USA and around the globe.

  • Health and Wellness

    in Health

    Each week Dr. Epley, D.C., C.C.W.P, and Dr. Gofourth, D.C. will discuss current health news and noteworthy studies, and their impact on our health.  Our emphysis is primarily on toxicity and deficiency and how this stress negatively effects our health.  Creating sufficency and eliminating toxicity by eating well, moving well, and thinking well can reverse the negative effects of stress and can lead to a lifetime of health and wellness.

  • 01:01

    Health Radio Network All Things Natural For Optimum Health

    in Health

    Health Radio Network All Things Natural For Optimum Health


    We discuss advanced slimming technology and the effects of stress on your hormones. We use photonics to get a jump start and then test to balance hormones. We are about getting and keeping healthy. We have over 70 years of combined medical experience for this journey. Lipo-Light is the vehicle that will start you on the road to real health. We are broadcasting the latest medical and complementary medical news and our phones are always open for discussion. Listen for great guests on topics all related to your health. 347-989-8899


    www.lipolightnaples.com


    Lipo Light Naples


    1575 Pine Ridge Rd Suite 6


    Call in and join the conversation

  • Population Health and the Patient Experience: A Perfect Pair

    in Health

    Population health has arrived on the healthcare scene, and if we’re smart, we’ll make sure it’s here to stay. Susan Marks from Amati Health will talk with Singola Consulting about why it’s smart to move towards population health, what an effective strategy looks like, and how it benefits both healthcare organizations and the patient experience.

  • 00:53

    Aging Boomers: Caregiver or Nursing Home? What To Do When We Live Too Long

    in Caregiving

    Join Dave, The Caregiver's Caregiver Radio Program, as he interviews former caregiver Janice Lynch Schuster, an essayist, poet, and--lately--an illustrator. Her writing often appears in The Washington Post, in the Health section and in Local Opinions. She is a contributor to The Shriver Report and Maria Shriver's Architects of Change.


    For many years, she focused on writing about end-of-life care, aging, and family caregiving, and has been an advocate for improving systems and policies around each issue. More recently, a chronic pain condition has led her to advocate for better pain management and policies.


    She is a coauthor of several books, including Handbook for Mortals: Guidance for People Facing the End of Life, from Oxford University Press. She now works as a writer for Magellan Health.


     

  • 00:46

    Encouraging Hope for the Caregiver with Caregiver Expert Peter Rosenberger

    in Caregiving

    Millions of devoted caregivers are out there, spent and exhausted from their never changing, daily responsibilities of taking care of an infirm, aged, or disabled loved one. As critical team players for the vulnerable loved one, they desperately try to assist while growing dangerously close to falling apart themselves.


    Too many caregivers do not know how to create a sustainable care structure for themselves. Getting sleep and eating properly are not enough. Caregivers must remain healthy; physically, financially,emotionally, professionally, and spiritually. They must be a healthier, confident, stronger, and self-controlled caregiver who can provide leadership while offering love.


    Today's special guest, Peter Rosenberger, author of the book Hope for the Caregiver: Encouraging Words to Strengthen Your Spirit, Caregiver Expert, and host of the Peter Rosenberger Show brings an unprecendented, personal understanding of the brutal realities facing so many people who are struggling to care for disabled, chronically ill, and elderly loved ones.


    His expertise and book draw upon 3 decades of experience as caregiver for a spouse through a medical nightmare. This includes 78 operations, multiple amputations, 60+ doctors, 12 hospitals, 7 insurance companies, and 9 million dollars in medical bills.


    Today he is here to share his story and offer compassionate help and understanding to today's 65 million caregivers.


    To learn more about Peter Rosenberger, please visit http://www.caregiverswithhope.com 

  • 00:31

    MEN'S HEALTH TOPICS: Getting the Health Insurance you Need

    in Health

    Goal of Men’s Health Month


    The purpose of Men’s Health Month is to heighten the awareness of preventable health problems and encourage early detection and treatment of disease among men and boys. This month gives health care providers, public policy makers, the media, and individuals an opportunity to encourage men and boys to seek regular medical advice and early treatment for disease and injury. The response has been overwhelming with thousands of awareness activities in the USA and around the globe.

  • 00:52

    How Dementia & My Parents Turned Me Into a Caregiver & a Car Thief

    in Caregiving

    Join Dave, The Caregiver's Caregiver, as he interviews Ellen Nielsen, a marketing and communications consultant based in Alberta, Canada.  She was also a caregiver to two parents with dementia (at the same time). Her parents moved in to care together and were fortunate to share a room until her mother's passing in 2003.


    Ellen's caregiving duties included a lot of things she would rather have not done, including theft of a car, and yet she considers herself better and stronger for having done them. Her father passed in 2013, now making Ellen an ex-caregiver, a role which she says is just as challenging to embrace as the original task of becoming a caregiver.


    You can find Ellen on facebook at facebook.com/caregiverconnexion - connection spelled with an x in the middle (because everything has to be just a little more complicated for caregivers - thanks Ellen).


     

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