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Anthony Colandro- Dad has Dementia…and a Gun. What Now? #67

Longtime listeners will recognize this week's guest expert as the guy who helps keep our parents safer with this unique brand of wit and wisdom. Anthony Colandro is a nationally recognized personal security expert who has spent most of his adult life helping others to protect their most valuable assets,

Dr. Gianni Pirelli – Legal Mental Competency. Who Decides? #66

The issue of legal mental competency can be a complicated and emotion-packed subject, even under the best of circumstances.  This week on Parents Are Hard To Raise… Diane’s special guest, forensic psychologist, Dr. Gianni Pirelli, pulls back the curtain on a common problem, we’d all rather not think about. Sane or

Dr. Felice Gersh –The Brain-Gut Connection #64

  Eat right and get a good night’s rest… we’ve heard it since we were kids.  But modern medicine is now discovering that digestive health and sleep cycles may be far more critical to our aging parents mood and cognition than we ever could have suspected. This week on Parents Are Hard

New VA Care Options, Plus You Are As Old As the Words You Use #63

  This week on Parents Are Hard To Raise… Can our words, thoughts and actions really change our physical age? Plus… a new government program promises help for aging Veterans. But will this new brainstorm be the panacea they promise, or just another government engineered nightmare waiting to happen? Links

Annette and Joe Answer Listener Email #61

  Since their last appearance on episode 54, our producers have been deluged with "Fan Mail" for Joe and Annette.   This week on Parents Are Hard To Raise… Back by popular demand, Diane’s eighty-something parents Joe and Annette ---AKA “Cuff and Link” answer listener emails from around the world. Links Fun Facts:

Exercise and Nutrition For Healthy Aging #59

Listen on  iHeart Radio We know the role exercise, nutrition and lifestyle choices play in OUR health. But what about our aging parents? Is there ever a point at which it is too late to exercise… a point where risk of injury and potential for pain outweigh the benefits? Diane’s

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