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  • 00:30

    Care Break: Finding Yourself in Caregiving

    in Caregiving

    You can get lost to your caregiving identity and responsibilties.


    In today's show, we'll talk about how to keep who you are so that you have an identity outside of caregiving.


    About Bruce, our show's co-host:
    Bruce lives to encourage and inspire as many people as possible, especially caregivers and those living with a chronic condition. He is the author of Resilient Life and Graceful Transitions. He has served as a non-profit, church, and business leader. You can purchase Graceful Transitions at caregiving.com and read more from Bruce at brucemcintyre.com.


     


     

  • 00:31

    Long Distance Caregiving Check-In

    in Caregiving

    Claire Day, our dementia care expert, will update us on how she's managing as she cares for her parents from a distance.

  • 00:29

    Human Connection and Music in Caregiving

    in Health

    Join me in conversation with Ron Gregory the Founder of Alzheimer's Music Connect as he shares his story of caregiving and how he is helping caregivers and those with Alzheimer's to connect through music.  Ron will share with us some great tips to creating a great connection with the perosn you are caring for

  • 00:35

    When Caregiving Hits Home

    in Caregiving

    Claire Day, SVP, Alzheimer's Association Delaware Valley Chapter joins Denise to discuss her personal caregiving story. Claire will share her perspective as she takes on the role of long-distance caregiving for her parents.

  • 00:31

    Care Break: If There's So Many of Us, Why Is Caregiving So Lonely?

    in Caregiving

    Pew Research Center released a study in 2013 that says about 39% of U. S. adults–up from 30% in 2010–care for an adult or child with significant health issues.


    In other words, two in every five individuals are family caregivers.


    I’ve been thinking about this number because I can’t quite get it to add up.


    Here’s why. If 39% of U.S. adults are family caregivers, why is caregiving still such a lonely and isolating experience? Why, every year in our annual family caregiver survey, do you talk about the loneliness of the experience? Why haven’t more programs and services been added in your community to help you? Why do you still worry about telling your boss about your caregiving responsibilities? Why doesn’t the doctor’s office share a list of caregiving resources to help you? Why doesn’t a home health agency refer you to a website, like ours, so you can connect with others in a similar situation? Why can’t you find a family restroom to assist your caree?


    Why is caregiving still an experience that feels like it’s just you rather than one that feels like it’s you plus (and within) a community that supports?


    Bruce and I will share our thoughts about why we think caregiving is still such a lonely experience.


    About Bruce, our show's co-host:
    Bruce lives to encourage and inspire as many people as possible, especially caregivers and those living with a chronic condition. He is the author of Resilient Life and Graceful Transitions. He has served as a non-profit, church, and business leader. You can purchase Graceful Transitions at caregiving.com and read more from Bruce at brucemcintyre.com.

  • Episode 1031: Research to Tactics

    in Training

    This radio show will discuss all of the research conducted with the fire service by the UL Firefighter Safety Research Institute.  Guests from fire departments that have served on the technical panels of the research will share their perspectives and how they have incorporated the results into their departments.

    Host Steve Kerber is the Director of the UL Firefighter Safety Research Institute. He has led fire service research and education in the areas of ventilation, structural collapse, and fire dynamics. A 13-year veteran of the fire service, with most of his service at the College Park Fire Department in Prince George's County Maryland where he served at ranks up through Deputy Chief.  He currently serves on the Advisory Board of Fire Engineering and the Fire Department Instructors Conference.  Steve has also been appointed to the rank of Honorary Battalion Chief by the FDNY.

  • 00:38

    On-Farm Research

    in Science

    In today's episode we take a look at What's Up in the World of Ag, check in with two of our Dynamite Growers, and our main segment is on conducting GOOD research on YOUR farm.

  • 00:53

    Caregiving for Boomers: The Sandwich-Generation: Elderly Parent Decisions.

    in Caregiving

    Join Dave Nassaney, The Caregiver's Caregiver, Wednesday, 4/1/15 at noon, PST, (AND AFTERWARDS ON RECORDED PODCAST) as he interviews RICK LAUBER, author, creator of CAREGIVER’S GUIDE FOR CANADIANS, and former caregiver to both his elderly parents.


    You may either call in at (213) 943 3630, or the link is:  http://www.blogtalkradio.com/davenassaney/2015/04/08/caregiving-for-boomers-the-sandwich-generation-elderly-parent-decisions


    Rick will be discussing:
    •What should you expect when caring for your elderly parents?
    •Should your parents stay at home, or move to assisted living?
    •Who should you ask for help when you need it – siblings, professionals?
    •How do you balance caregiving responsibilities with your personal life?
    •Burning the Candle at Both Ends - The Importance of Caregiver Self-Care (focusing on the benefits of respite and some ideas of how to take a break)


    In Rick's latest book, "Caregiver's Guide For Canadians," the author guides you through typical caregiving issues and includes checklists for differing areas of eldercare, so that you can better manage and ensure that you’re providing the best care possible for your loved one.


    Hear him live, Wednesday, 4/8/15, noon, PDT, or listen to the recorded podcast AFTER THE LIVE SHOW, anytime, 24/7. Share this link with anyone you know who would benefit from this discussion.

  • 00:52

    The Latest In Cancer Research & Treatment

    in Health

    Your national award-winning family radio talk show Let's Talk America with Host Shana Thornton will present a timely news segment on the latest in cancer research on Tuesday, May 19, 2015 at 7:30 pm EST. Leading oncologist and best-selling author Dr. Mitchell Gaynor talks exclusively to Shana about genetic testing options and cancer diagnoses. Clinical oncologist and President of Science and Medicine at Cancer Treatment Centers of America’s Eastern Regional Medical Center, Dr. Maurie Markman, joins the show to discuss precision medicine and cancer treatment. This entire show will inform, inspire, and encourage. 


     


    *Please support our national sponsors by visiting www.letstalkamericawithshanathornton.com. Thank you!


     

  • 01:00

    FFAF: Josh Duggar Molested Sisters & Resigns from Family Research Council

    in Christianity

    The breaking news all over the internet is that Josh Duggar has resigned from The Family Research Council after someone dug up dirt on his life when he was a teenager.  Josh admitted to molesting a few of his sisters as well as a non-family member.  Josh committed these crimes when he was 14 years old and his parents turned him in and got him counseling.


    We'll discuss this and the issue of judgment beginning with the house of God and other news today on Free for All Friday. 

  • 01:03

    What is Schizophrenia- Causes Symptoms and Research

    in Health

    Anissa Abi-Dagham, M.D. is Director of Clinical and Imaging Research and is an expert on schizophrenia


    There are three phases of schizophrenia — prodromal (or beginning), active, and residual. They tend to occur in sequence and appear in cycles throughout the course of the illness.


    We will be speaking today on


    How does schizophrenia begin, and what is its course, What are the symptoms of schizophrenia, What causes this illness


     


    To particpate in a research trial please call 212 568-6850 or go to  


    http://columbiapsychiatry.org/researchclinics/lieber-schizophrenia-research-clinic

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