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
#35 Caregivers: How to Take Full Advantage of Visiting Relatives Plus…What Makes an Elder-friendly Doctor?
This week Diane answers listener emails from Matsumoto Japan and Naperville, Illinois, on the challenges of finding a compassionate and elder-wise doctor, plus… How primary caregivers can use the Holidays to their advantage. Listen and Subscribe on Google Play and Stitcher Follow Diane on Social
Crime against the Elderly is Skyrocketing... As children of aging parents we need to be on the lookout for our parent’s safety and welfare. As a Gerontologist and Eldercare consultant my patients welfare and safety is my top priority. Families who can’t be there all the time hire me to be their eyes and
Listener Questions... Diane answers questions from listeners in Princeton, New Jersey and Alberta Canada about: Adult Daycare Choices and Post-Stroke Dementia Download and print Diane's Guide to Evaluating Adult Daycare Centers... Follow Diane: FaceBook Twitter
What really happens in a medical emergency? Everything you've prepared yourself for... Every plan you have in place... Every plan plan you have for that day and Every single item on your insanely busy schedule.... All goes to hell in a handbasket the moment the telephone rings and and the voice on the other
Good healthcare doesn't happen by chance... A visit to the doctor can be stressful and may often seem a bit rushed, especially for our aging parents. Because of this, many older patients forget to bring up concerns they may have and doctors may forget to ask if they understand all that was said.
Assisted Living A listener from Madrid, Spain asks the question… Is Assisted Living the right way to go for an aging parent whose spouse and caretaker has passed away? Plus… Doing this for just 48 minutes a week can dramatically change your parents life. Follow Diane:
Solving the Unique Eldercare Challenges of the Modern Family In many countries, the concept of the extended family has all but disappeared. And the notion of the “traditional family” has dramatically changed. Stepchildren, stepparents, same sex couples, older singles living together, blended families… who is really in charge of the critical decisions
What do you do when it's no longer safe for your aging parents to drive? This is the most asked question we get. This week Diane gives some answers. Diane had a lot more information than we had time for on this week's show. Click HERE to see
We lose control of our parents safety the moment they enter a nursing home. This week... Learn what you can do to remain in control and protect your parents welfare. Follow Diane: FaceBook Twitter This week, Diane responds to a concerned daughter’s question. What can you