Music has the power to lift our mood or bring us to tears. It can spark vivid memories that instantly transport us back in time. But what about those who those whose memories are locked inside? This week on Parents Are Hard to Raise, Diane’s special guest, Dan Cohen—founder and executive
What if our bodies came with a hidden "reset" button which could erase cellular damage, stimulate tissue regeneration, roll back aging, and cure a host of debilitating and deadly diseases? Sounds like something out of science fiction, right? But a new branch of science seems to hold promise for scores of
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
This week Diane answers a listener's question, "Why is my mother showing signs of PTSD when it was my father who is in the ICU?" Caregiver PTSD is a real thing. Find out this week what you as a child of aging parents can do to prevent caregiver PTSD. Diane suggests that the
This week Diane answers the question, “What does it mean to be a caregiver?” We're introduced to the term "Elder Orphan." Plus some great ideas for caregiver holiday gifts that don’t involve shopping. And from the entire crew here at Parents Are Hard to Raise… Happy Christmas!! Links: StandUpForCaregivers.org
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