Alzheimer’s Disease

#50 How to Deal with a “Control Freak”

  This week… A frustrated listener’s plea for help with a control-freak father who is doing whatever he can to undermine the care of his spouse… And, Diane’s surprisingly counterintuitive advice. Plus… A Florida senior uncovers a unique strategy for beating long Emergency Room Waiting Lines…police later recovered the stolen ambulance in

#49 Granny Dumping is Making a Worldwide Comeback

  What’s four-foot nine-inches tall, clad in plaid and sitting on your doorstep with a note pinned to it? Give up? Surprise! Now she’s your problem… This week on Parents Are Hard To Raise… Granny-dumping Links  Take Diane with you and listen whenever and wherever you

#47 Do you know about the “Sweetheart Scam”?

  It’s called “The Sweetheart Scam” and its gaining popularity among cybercriminals whose primary target is unsuspecting seniors. It’s unusually cruel, amazingly effective and is rendering international law enforcement agencies helpless.  This week Diane's special guest expert is personal security consultant Anthony Colandro, who shares tips on how to keep you and

#46 Real-world Caregiver Tips to Help Manage Dementia

  With so much listener feedback from last week’s show… this week Diane continues to share more of her tried and true, real-world  tips caregivers can use to help manage the sometimes overwhelmingly stressful manifestations of dementia. Links  Take Diane with you and listen whenever and

#45 Healing Power of Song and Dance for Dementia

No disease of aging takes its toll on caregivers quite like dementia. This week on Parents Are Hard To Raise, Diane talks about the powers of music and dance to ease the symptoms of Dementia and deliver relief for both caregiver and sufferer. Links    Take

#41 Hypothermia and the Elderly

Do you remember how your mom could tell you were sick just by looking at you? This week on Parents Are Hard To Raise… Learn the subtle signs scientists are now saying can tip us off that a person is about to fall ill. Plus… learn why our aging parents might truly feel

#25 Innovative Eldercare Living Solutions

Don't even think about moving your parents in with you until you've listened to this week's episode. Plus... Can your current sleeping patterns actually determine your future dementia risks?  Follow Diane: FaceBook Twitter Having your parents come live with you may not be the best option... In

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