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Bonnie Friedman is a passionate crusader for getting the best hospital care for your loved ones. Hospital Warrior: Advocates and Experts is the show for and about health care advocates. Tune in and listen to the voices of experience talk about the issues that advocates want and need to hear.

Bonnie Friedman is a passionate crusader for getting the best hospital care for your loved ones. Hospital Warrior: Advocates and Experts is the show for and about health care advocates. Tune in and listen to the voices of experience talk about the issues that advocates want and need to hear.
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Bonnie Friedman is a passionate crusader for getting the best hospital care for your loved ones. Hospital Warrior: Advocates and Experts is the show for and about health care advocates. Tune in and listen to the voices of experience talk about the issues that advocates want and need to hear.

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English


Episodes

Caregivers Need Help During the Holidays

12/11/2018
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The holidays are a time for family and celebration. But for caregivers, they are also a time of added stress. Sister Kathy, Coordinator of the Holy Cross Resource Center in Montgomery Country, MD, shares her advice for coping and keeping the holidays special.

Duration:00:29:36

Women's Health Is Public Health

11/13/2018
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Women's health is public health. And public health is women's health. Dr. Sara Imershein, a board-certified OBGYN, is a women's health policy expert, an educator and a passionate advocate for women's health.

Duration:00:33:46

Moving from the Driver's Seat to the Passenger's Seat

10/9/2018
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Matt Gurwell, founder and CEO of Keeping Us Safe, shares tips and advice for helping older drivers and their families ensure dignity, independence and smooth transitions during a difficult process.

Duration:00:31:15

Caregiving: Talking the Talk and Walking the Walk

9/11/2018
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Chris MacLellan, founder of the Whole Care Network, shares his story about caregiving, lessons learned and giving back to the caregiving community.

Duration:00:33:59

It Takes A Village in Washington, DC

8/14/2018
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Sally White, Executive Director of Iona Senior Services in Washington, DC, talks about the many services her organization provides to help residents and their families respond to the challenges of aging. How wonderful it would be to have an Iona everywhere!

Duration:00:31:20

What Makes a Great Doctor - Not Just a Good One?

7/10/2018
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Franca Posner, a clinical social worker and psychotherapist, works with the George Washington University Medical School's Professional Development Program to teach medical students how to develop sensitivites, awareness and understanding of their patients.

Duration:00:35:22

Advocates for Affordable Health Care

6/21/2018
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Leslie Dach, founder and chair of Protect our Care, and Barbara Zdravecky, former CEO of Planned Parenthood of Southwest and Central FL, talk about the fight for affordable health care insurance and why it's important.

Duration:00:31:57

The High Costs of Caregiving

6/12/2018
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Cynthia Hutchins, Director of Financial Gerontology at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, talks about the many costs of caregiving, including financial, and how to prepare for them.

Duration:00:33:50

Be an active player in your health care!

5/8/2018
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Heidi Godman, an award-winning national health reporter, shares insights and tips on how to be an active player in your own health care. Put yourself at the center of your own team, she advocates. Her expertise comes from her years of professional experience as well as from being an advocate for family members.

Duration:00:32:09

Everyone Needs A Caregiving Plan

4/10/2018
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Margery Pabst Steinmetz is an author, facilitator and expert on caregiving. She provides valuable tips on planning for caregiving -- something she says we will do one day. Her website, www.mycaregivingcoach.com, provides a wealth of resources for caregivers.

Duration:00:31:03

How to Get the Health Care You Want

3/13/2018
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Dave Mastovich, CEO of MASSolutions, shares insider tips for how to get the health care that you or your love one needs. Communication can make a difference. Listen all the way to find out how to win a free gift from Dave!

Duration:00:31:30

How To Be Your Own Advocate

2/13/2018
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Dr. Elaine Schattner, a journalist, physician and life-long patient, talks about the right to receive modern, compassionate health care. And she shares valuable tips on how to be an effective advocate for yourself.

Duration:00:35:28

Bringing Hope to Suicide Prevention

1/15/2018
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Dr. Bill Hudenko of Dartmouth's Geisel School of Medicine and Dartmouth College discusses the use of technology in suicide prevention. And he offers practical advice for those concerned about loved ones or friends.

Duration:00:34:43

Taking Care of Yourself During the Holidays

12/14/2017
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Karen R. Koenig, M.Ed, LCSW, a psychotherapist, blogger and international author, talks with Advocates & Experts about the importance of self care and offers practical tips for the holiday season.

Duration:00:31:45

Life, Illness and Creativity

12/4/2017
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Wendy Miller, an artist, therapist and educator, talks about using creativity in managing illness in the family. Her book, which was written with her late husband Gene Cohen, is Sky Above Clouds: Finding Our Way Through Creativity, Aging and Illness.

Duration:00:40:42

How to be an advocate

11/8/2017
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In the first episode of Hospital Warrior, Advocates and Experts, Bonnie Friedman shares how she became an advocate for her husband, Bob, and some of the lessons of advocacy that she learned along the way.

Duration:00:08:41