Caregiving

Why Me! What to do when life becomes unfair Episode #52

  This week on Parents Are Hard To Raise… Diane confronts the question: Why Me! What to do when life becomes unfair. Plus… What’s behind the mysterious spike in Vasectomies in the month of March, every year in America? Links  Take Diane with you and listen

#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

Great Caregiver Gift Ideas That Don’t Require Going to the Mall

A Gift Guide for the Angels: Gifts for Caregivers By Beverly Nelson, standupforcaregivers.org Caregivers carry a heavy weight on their shoulders: they care for those that need help or cannot care for themselves. They soothe and comfort our loved ones: fathers, mothers, and grandparents. The job however is not easy; it requires a tremendous

#36 Overcoming Caregiver Overwhelm

This week Diane answers a heartfelt listener email from a frazzled daughter in Fairfield, Idaho who is feeling guilty about feeling guilty. Plus… What the sugar industry was hoping you’d never find out, and a connection between smoking and frailty in the elderly.   Listen and Subscribe on

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