Podcast Archive

#32 Lessons from a real world medical emergency

What really happens in a medical emergency? Everything you've prepared yourself for... Every plan you have in place... Every plan plan you have for that day and Every single item on your insanely busy schedule.... All goes to hell in a handbasket the moment the telephone rings and and

#31 Taking Chances with Your Parent’s Healthcare?

Good healthcare doesn't happen by chance... A visit to the doctor can be stressful and may often seem a bit rushed, especially for our aging parents.  Because of this, many older patients forget to bring up concerns they may have and doctors may forget to ask if they

#30 Assisted Living. Good Idea or not?

Assisted Living   A listener from Madrid, Spain asks the question… Is Assisted Living the right way to go for an aging parent whose spouse and caretaker has passed away?   Plus… Doing this for just 48 minutes a week can dramatically change your parents life.

#29 Solving Eldercare Problems Of the Modern Family

Solving the Unique Eldercare Challenges of the Modern Family   In many countries, the concept of the extended family has all but disappeared. And the notion of the “traditional family” has dramatically changed. Stepchildren, stepparents, same sex couples, older singles living together, blended families… who is really in

# 27 How To Keep your Parents Safe in a Nursing Home

We lose control of our parents safety the moment they enter a nursing home. This week... Learn what you can do to remain in control and protect your parents welfare. Follow Diane: FaceBook Twitter   This week, Diane responds to a concerned

“God Bless you Diane Berardi, and the work you do.  When Bill, the love of my life had his stroke and I thought I would come apart,  you took all the stress away. Words can’t begin to express how much your kindness and guidance helped our family heal.  Bill and I are back living, loving and laughing again!”

Gloria & Bill Freeman, Charleston, South Carolina USA

“Dear Diane… On Behalf of the entire Weiss Family, we can’t thank you enough for your help.  Without your help we never could have afforded to care for Mom at home. You are so sweet & have such a big heart.”

The Weiss Family, Lavallette, New Jersey USA

“I listen every week for your advice.  J’apprécie les folies d’Annette et Joe (I appreciate the follies of ‘Annette and Joe’).  It makes me laugh. My french parents are quite the same.”

Sabine Moreau, Avignon, France

“Diane, I love your show.  You are so sweet.  I never miss a week. I listen along with my mom and we are learning so much about things we never thought we needed to know.  Thank you for what you do.”

Marietta Lopez, Rio Rancho, New Mexico USA

“Ciao Diane,  I am a gerontologist at a hospital in Bologna, Italy and I very much love your show.   This is such an important topic and I am happy to hear it being discussed so openly and complete. Brava!”

Dott. Donatella Giambi, Bologna, Italy

Dear Diane.  My husband Alexandre and I are doctors in Barcelona.  We are also ‘children of aging parents’.  We listen to you every week and enjoy your stories.  We share many of the same experiences.  Your work is very important, may it long continue.”

Dra. Beatrlu Balaguer, Barcelona, Spain