Caregiver Stress

Chronic UTIs Plus… Life Lessons From an Eighty-something–Who is Willing to Let it All Hang Out #56

  On this episode of Parents Are Hard To Raise, Diane answers listener emails about stress, caregiver guilt and chronic UTIs… Plus some life lessons about resilience from an eighty-something who’s willing to just let it all hang out. Links Want more information on infections... Listen to Episode 23

#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

#44 Emotional Contagion

Have you ever noticed that you feel happy around happy people, sad around depressed people, or uneasy around anxious people? Research shows that if you spend enough time with people, their emotions will actually rub off on you. It’s called emotional contagion. And this week Diane shows how it affects caregivers and their

#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