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Caring for aging parents or other loved ones while working, raising children, and trying to live your own life? Wondering how to find the time for your personal health & happiness? Welcome to the Happy Healthy Caregiver podcast. The show where real family caregivers share how to be happy and healthy while caring for others. Host and Certified Caregiving Consultant, Elizabeth Miller shares her stories and content and also talks with others who are either current or former family caregivers. Real people who are figuring out how to integrate caregiving with their lives and ready to share what they have learned with you.

Caring for aging parents or other loved ones while working, raising children, and trying to live your own life? Wondering how to find the time for your personal health & happiness? Welcome to the Happy Healthy Caregiver podcast. The show where real family caregivers share how to be happy and healthy while caring for others. Host and Certified Caregiving Consultant, Elizabeth Miller shares her stories and content and also talks with others who are either current or former family caregivers. Real people who are figuring out how to integrate caregiving with their lives and ready to share what they have learned with you.
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Caring for aging parents or other loved ones while working, raising children, and trying to live your own life? Wondering how to find the time for your personal health & happiness? Welcome to the Happy Healthy Caregiver podcast. The show where real family caregivers share how to be happy and healthy while caring for others. Host and Certified Caregiving Consultant, Elizabeth Miller shares her stories and content and also talks with others who are either current or former family caregivers. Real people who are figuring out how to integrate caregiving with their lives and ready to share what they have learned with you.

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Episodes

Deb Kelsey Davis - Caregiver Spotlight (Ep #58)

1/9/2019
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In this caregiver spotlight episode, meet family caregiver Deb Kelsey Davis. Learn how Deb discovered how caregiving required way more than her extensive professional health and medical training. She felt unprepared for the emotional journey of caregiving and her experiences sparked a spiritual quest and business to help others focus on what truly matters. In this episode, Deb shares about leaving her corporate job, seeking help with depression, how she is now powered by gratitude, her love...

Duration:00:45:28

Update on Mom & See you in 2019 (Episode #57)

11/21/2018
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Elizabeth shares an update on what is happening health wise with her mom, her need for an extended break, and her plans to press pause on the Happy Healthy Caregiver podcast until 2019.

Duration:00:12:12

Gift ideas for the family caregiver (Episode #56)

11/14/2018
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What gift or surprise would a family caregiver want? Essentially anything that will provide the caregiver more time for themselves and a bit of peace. Unwrap this episode to hear about twenty unique and special gift ideas that would brighten a caregiver's day.

Duration:00:26:35

Caregiver Spotlight - Susanne White (Episode #55)

11/7/2018
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In this caregiver spotlight episode, meet family caregiver Susanne White. Susanne helped care for both her parents for over 4 years. In this episode, we talk about caring for loved ones from a distance, how caregiving improved the relationship with her mom, and how a horse named Scooby and a group of women who were also caregivers became a lifeline for Susanne during her caregiving journey.

Duration:00:49:58

Healthy Snacks for the Busy Caregiver (Ep #54)

10/31/2018
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Fueling our bodies with healthy options can be a challenge when we don't plan ahead. In this episode, host Elizabeth Miller shares a dozen snack ideas for you and the whole family that are tasty and energizing. Many of these can be kept in your purse, car or at the office.

Duration:00:22:41

Caregiver Spotlight - Lisette Carbajal

10/24/2018
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In this caregiver spotlight episode, meet millennial caregiver Lisette Carbajal who helps care for her dad who has Alzheimer's. Lisette shares how this disease has impacted her college and young adult years and inspired her to be an ambassador for other young caregivers. Recently, Lisette got married and she shares how she and her family incorporated her dad into the ceremony even though he wasn't well enough to attend.

Duration:00:59:29

Don't miss the National Caregiving Conference (Episode #52)

10/17/2018
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Learn why you want to attend the National Caregiving Conference either in person or virtually. Host Elizabeth Miller shares what she has gained at the conference the last two years and gives you a taste on what you can expect to see, do, and learn this year.

Duration:00:29:10

Caregiver Spotlight - Angela DiAnna (Episode #51)

10/10/2018
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In this caregiver spotlight episode, meet family caregiver Angela DiAnna. Angela works full-time and is an only child. She cares for her mom who has MSA (Multiple System Atrophy). We talk about looking for a job while caregiving, the a-ha moment that Angela received from the National Caregiving Conference and how she learned to ask for help.

Duration:00:52:31

Caregiver Spotlight - Angela DiAnna

10/3/2018
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In this caregiver spotlight episode, meet family caregiver Angela DiAnna. Angela works full-time and is an only child. She cares for her mom who has MSA (Multiple System Atrophy). We talk about looking for a job while caregiving, the a-ha moment that Angela received from the National Caregiving Conference and how she learned to ask for help.

Duration:00:52:31

Best Smartphone Apps for Family Caregivers (Episode 50)

10/3/2018
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In this episode host Elizabeth Miller shares which smart phone apps have been helpful for her as a family caregiver. You've got them with you all the time. Your phone is essentially a caregiver toolbox that contains a variety of resources - from practical, to self-care to just plan fun.

Duration:00:32:00

Caregiver Spotlight - Virginia Sampson (Ep 49)

9/26/2018
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In this caregiver spotlight episode, meet Virginia Sampson who is currently helping her aging parents and cared for her husband who had ALS. Virgina is passionate about compassion - both for yourself and for others. Learn more about her caregiving journey and how reaching around and giving yourself a hug can scientifically improve your health and happiness.

Duration:00:40:10

Pets improve your health & happiness (Episode 48)

9/19/2018
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In this episode host Elizabeth Miller shares how her Shih Tzu Shadow improves her health and happiness. Learn how pets truly help make our lives better.

Duration:00:19:38

Caregiver Spotlight - Janet Fouts (Episode 47)

9/12/2018
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In this caregiver spotlight episode, meet Janet Fouts who was first introduced to caregiving with her aging parents and has spent the last dozen years caring for her partner with breast cancer. Janet recognized she experienced depression and caregiver burnout and in this episode she shares about how mindfulness, meditation, and highlighting the caregiving stories of others in her book have helped her return to her happy place. She is so intentional in helping others on their caregiving...

Duration:00:35:44

Prioritize your own health & happiness (Episode 46)

9/5/2018
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In this episode, host Elizabeth Miller shares the steps she took to begin to be intentional about her self-care while caregiving. She breaks up the process into eight themes that she evolved into a 8 week action plan that is available for family caregivers in the Happy Healthy Caregiver Community (currently complimentary). She also shares about her writing journey and the book she is currently working on.

Duration:00:36:26

Caregiver Spotlight - Ryan McEniff (Episode 45)

8/29/2018
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In this caregiver spotlight episode, meet Ryan McEniff who quit his job and moved states away to help his parents after his mom was diagnosed with cancer. His experiences with caregiving led to a career change - he now owns a home health care business. In this show, Ryan and host Elizabeth discuss coping with grief, podcasting, and finding the positives in a negative situation.

Duration:00:39:56

How to find a caregiver support group (Episode 44)

8/22/2018
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Support for caregivers is out there - you just have to know where and how to look. In this episode, host Elizabeth Miller shares 10 different paths where you can find support. Both in-person and online options are available.

Duration:00:19:10

How to find a caregiver support group (Episode 44)

8/22/2018
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Support for caregivers is out there - you just have to know where and how to look. In this episode, host Elizabeth Miller shares 10 different paths where you can find support. Both in-person and online options are available.

Duration:00:19:10

My favorite services, products, and books (Episode 43)

8/15/2018
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In this episode, host Elizabeth Miller shares some of her favorite services, products and books that have helped her on her caregiving and self-care journey. She also shares products that have have helped her mom.

Duration:00:26:05

My favorite services, products, and books (Episode 43)

8/15/2018
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In this episode, host Elizabeth Miller shares some of her favorite services, products and books that have helped her on her caregiving and self-care journey. She also shares products that have have helped her mom.

Duration:00:26:05

Caregiver Spotlight - Jodi Hempel (Episode 42)

8/8/2018
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In this caregiver spotlight episode, meet Jodi Hempel from Tucson, Arizona. At the age of 19, Jodi started caring for her mom who suffered a stroke. Her experiences as a corporate trainer and family caregiver lit a path for her to help support and educate other family caregivers through her book, blog, and training programs. In this episode we talk about dating while caregiving, partnering with your aging parent, and how to ask for help.

Duration:00:42:19