Caregiving

Research on Elderly Falls Reveals Some Quirky Findings- Dr. Bob Wood – Episode #104

Research Reveals Some Quirky Results About Fall Risks and the Elderly  What does having difficulty buttoning you shirt reveal about your Falls risk?  When someone experiences a fall, here's what NOT to do (the answer may surprise you).   Recent public health surveillance data shows some startling statistics: Every eleven seconds, another older adult

Ask Doctor Jo’s Expert Tips to Prevent and Treat Caregiver Injuries- “Doctor Jo” – Episode #103

Ask Doctor Jo's Expert Tips for Preventing and Treating Caregiver Injuries Being a caregiver can sometimes be a real pain in the neck. This week on Parents Are Hard To Raise… the Internet’s Physical Therapist, “Doctor Jo,” drops by with some great tips to help us avoid injuries, and work the “kinks” out

Trainer Frank Pugliese & Service Dog “Bella” The Making of a Service Dog #68

For centuries, dogs have been called "man's best friend.” But for those suffering from PTSD, Autism, MS, Parkinson’s, and neurocognitive diseases, a service dog is far more than a companion… Diane’s special guest experts this week—Master Trainer- Frank Pugliese and Bella the Service dog talk about the amazing roles Service and Therapy

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