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How AI is Changing the Face of Caregiving with a Simple Phone Call-Wolf Shlagman CEO, Care Angle #80

10/16/2018
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Our generation is known for valuing our independence. Our aging parents are no different. But for those with certain chronic medical conditions, remaining independent often means risking our physical health. By combining Artificial Intelligence with a simple phone call, Diane’s guest, Wolf Shlagman, CEO of Care Angel is changing all that.

Duration:00:56:00

Senior Living Options- What the Future Holds- Brenda Bacon, CEO Brandywine Living #79

10/9/2018
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Growing old means something entirely different today than it did in our grandparent’s day, and for us it will be far different again. Diane’s special Guest, Brenda Bacon, CEO of Brandywine Living has spent a career studying the changing needs of our aging society and is here to walk us through the maze

Duration:01:23:31

New: A Wearable Device That Can Predict Life-threatening Emergencies BEFORE They Happen – Satish Movva, CEO Care Predict #78

10/2/2018
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Technology is transforming the way we care for our aging parents, in some amazing ways. Diane’s special guest this week, Satish Movva founder of Care Predict is here to tell how Artificial Intelligence is being used not only to deliver better care and keep our aging parents safe now, but it can also

Duration:00:54:16

New Eldercare Options- The Good, The Bad & The Really Questionable- Diane’s 2018 Field Report #77

9/25/2018
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The American Retiree set is the wealthiest demographic in world history, a fact that does not go unnoticed by politicians, retirement community speculators, and eldercare facility operators. Today’s most popular eldercare options—some good, some bad, really questionable. This week on Parents Are Hard To Raise Diane shares some stories of her personal experiences in

Duration:00:54:28

A Totally New Twist on Senior Care Woes- Rent a Grandkid? Andrew Parker, CEO “Papa” #76

9/18/2018
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What do you get when you combine technology with a small army of college students eager to serve the needs of seniors in their community? This week on Parents Are Hard To Raise… Diane’s special guest, Andrew Parker, CEO of “Papa” -- an innovative new senior care solution, that’s poised to take the

Duration:00:56:55

Can Bladder Infections Lead to Death and Dementia? Dr. Felice Gersh, MD #75

9/11/2018
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Urinary Tract Infections... Can they lead to Death and Dementia? In the elderly, things like falls, confusion, agitation, loss of appetite or incontinence are often passed over as a normal part of aging. But they could be the silent symptoms of a very serious medical condition, which, left untreated, could be fatal. This

Duration:00:54:39

6 Symptoms of Caregiver Burnout- How many do you have? Dr. Lina Aldana #74

9/3/2018
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6 Symptoms of Caregiver Burnout... How many do you have? If you are one of the 44 million unpaid caregivers in the U.S. caring for a loved one, no one has to tell you about the added stress it can add to your life. But there are some things you can do about

Duration:00:55:19

Elder Law- Amos Goodall, CLEA National Elder Law Foundation #73

8/28/2018
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Listen to this episode... just click play ▶️ on the player below Elder law is a complex affair—filled with twists and turns, pitfalls and loopholes that can have dire consequences. Which is why when it comes to matters that affect our aging parents, not just any lawyer will do. This week on Parents

Duration:00:54:48

Det. Joe Roubicek Elder Financial Exploitation Crimes #72

8/21/2018
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Listen to this episode... just click play ▶️ on the player below They come in many forms… the caring nurse who visits Mom at home, the nice couple down the road who are always willing to pick up groceries or run errands, the neighbor boy who mows the lawn, the carpenter and plumber

Duration:00:56:20

Marcia Southwick of NASGA- Guardian Abuse #71

8/13/2018
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It’s been called “a good law gone bad.” Over the years, guardianship law has been misapplied, misused, and sometimes just plain manipulated, until it has become what it is today… a threat to the health, wealth and freedom to our elderly and disabled citizens. Diane’s special guest expert, Marcia Southwick-

Duration:00:54:21

Molly Wisniewski Activities for Dementia Caregivers #69

7/31/2018
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The Alzheimer’s Association estimates there are about 16 million Americans caring for a family member with some form of neurocognitive disease. To them, life can often feel like an out-of-control freight train, filled with 36-hour days… This week on Parents Are Hard To Raise, Diane’s special guest expert—Molly Wisniewski— founding editor

Duration:00:54:40

Trainer Frank Pugliese & Service Dog “Bella” The Making of a Service Dog #68

7/24/2018
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For centuries, dogs have been called "man's best friend.” But for those suffering from PTSD, Autism, MS, Parkinson’s, and neurocognitive diseases, a service dog is far more than a companion… Diane’s special guest experts this week—Master Trainer- Frank Pugliese and Bella the Service dog talk about the amazing roles Service and Therapy

Duration:00:56:38

Anthony Colandro- Dad has Dementia…and a Gun. What Now? #67

7/17/2018
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Longtime listeners will recognize this week's guest expert as the guy who helps keep our parents safer with this unique brand of wit and wisdom. Anthony Colandro is a nationally recognized personal security expert who has spent most of his adult life helping others to protect their most valuable assets,

Duration:00:56:59

Dr. Gianni Pirelli – Legal Mental Competency. Who Decides?

7/10/2018
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The issue of legal mental competency can be a complicated and emotion-packed subject, even under the best of circumstances. This week on Parents Are Hard To Raise… Diane’s special guest, forensic psychologist, Dr. Gianni Pirelli, pulls back the curtain on a common problem, we’d all rather not think about. Sane or

Duration:00:56:33

Colin Meeks, CFP Eldercare Financial Planning- How to Avoid the Hidden Pitfalls #65

7/3/2018
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Recent surveys show, people would rather talk to their kids about sex, then their parents about money. But proper eldercare planning includes more than just the physical, emotional and social aspects of life. Like it or not, sooner or later, we’re going to have to talk money. This week on Parents

Duration:00:56:51

Dr. Felice Gersh –The Brain-Gut Connection #64

6/26/2018
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Eat right and get a good night’s rest… we’ve heard it since we were kids. But modern medicine is now discovering that digestive health and sleep cycles may be far more critical to our aging parents mood and cognition than we ever could have suspected. This week on Parents Are Hard

Duration:00:57:56

New VA Care Options, Plus You Are As Old As the Words You Use #63

6/19/2018
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This week on Parents Are Hard To Raise… Can our words, thoughts and actions really change our physical age? Plus… a new government program promises help for aging Veterans. But will this new brainstorm be the panacea they promise, or just another government engineered nightmare waiting to happen? Links

Duration:00:55:32

High-Tech Solutions to Common Medication Problems — Plus Listener Questions #62

6/12/2018
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This week on Parents Are Hard To Raise, Diane catches up on listener questions as well as some common issues facing clients in her private practice. Sharon from Bakersfield, California asks: “I fill mom’s pill box every week, but she still takes her meds wrong!” What can I do? Talya from

Duration:00:56:42

Annette and Joe Answer Listener Email #61

6/5/2018
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Since their last appearance on episode 54, our producers have been deluged with "Fan Mail" for Joe and Annette. This week on Parents Are Hard To Raise… Back by popular demand, Diane’s eighty-something parents Joe and Annette ---AKA “Cuff and Link” answer listener emails from around the world. Links Fun Facts:

Duration:01:02:18

Overcoming Breathing Problems through the Power of Music, with Carina Minchew, RRT #60

5/29/2018
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Diane’s special guest, Carina Minchew, combined her love of music with some creative thinking about pulmonary rehabilitation— to produce some amazing results for people struggling with lung disease. Carina Minchew is a Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT), a Certified Pulmonary Function Technologist (CPFT), and an Asthma Educator - Certified (AE-C). She has

Duration:00:59:28