children of aging parents

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

Could This Over-The-Counter Pain Reliever Be the Answer To Alzheimer’s? Plus… Live-In Care…what you need to look for Episode 55

  On this episode of Parents Are Hard To Raise, Diane outlines what to look for when hiring a live-in caregiver. Plus… Could this inexpensive, over-the-counter pain pill be the answer to Alzheimer’s Disease? Links Here's the link to the Ibuprofen Article  Take Diane with you

How a Common Over-the-counter Drug Could Put an End to Alzheimer’s Disease

Neuroscientists are suggesting...    if started early enough, a daily regimen of ibuprofen can prevent the onset of Alzheimer's disease. By Diane Berardi Gerontologist and Radio Talk show host of Parents Are Hard To Raise Available on demand on iHeart Radio A Vancouver-based research team led by Canada's most cited neuroscientist, Dr. Patrick McGeer, has

#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

Tech apps, gadgets make it easier for seniors to age in place

By. Beverly Nelson When you live far from your senior parents but you still have to manage their care, you’re fighting an uphill battle. Mom doesn’t want to leave her home, but you have your own work and family obligations that need tending, and you can’t just go to her. It might seem