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
This week on Parents Are Hard To Raise… Are Your Aging Parents Beginning to Smell like an Old Shoe? Here's what Scientists say. Follow Diane: FaceBook Twitter Have you begun to notice that your parents and their house have begun to develop a dull, kind of
Alzheimer’s disease can plunge both victim and caregiver into a sea of darkness. This week on Parents Are Hard To Raise, Diane shares some tips to get you through the night… Plus this week’s survival tip will make your toes curl. Resources and links for episode 16
What never, EVER to do when choosing care for your parents… And... what puppies have taught science, about the power of healing. Plus… This week’s survival tip is… yellow and crooked?
As our parents get older, they tend to obsess over every little thing… it can make them anxious and depressed… and it can drive us crazy. This week, Diane shares the causes… and some highly unusual solutions.
Our Appetites naturally change with age… But these 3 warning signs can signal something’s wrong. Plus… the solution to your parent’s lack of appetite just might be covered in fur.