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Episode 008: Part 2: How do you find a GCM, what are some resources to help you care for an aging parent, animal pet therapy

8/16/2017
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Host Zack Demopoulos continues his discussion with Wendy Sabin, MSW, LCSW (check out Episode 007 for Part 1: http://bit.ly/2sSpTIz) about how to hire a GCM (Geriatric Care Manager), resources they can help you with caring for your aging parents, Wendy's dog Sophie who is training for pet animal therapy and how important this therapy. Zack also does a review of the ALCA (Aging Life Care Association) as in its members and its purpose. This show is dedicated to pet therapy animals—stick...

Duration: 00:25:10


Episode 007: Part 1: What is a GCM and an ALCA and why you may need one?

6/16/2017
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Host Zack Demopoulos invites Wendy Sabin, MSW, LCSW to talk about what a GCM or Geriatric Care Manager is, the change to the name ALCA or Aging Life Care Adviser, why you would call one, what they do for you, and how she balances her professional caregiving and personal caregiving which you'll be surprised to hear. She also answers a listener's question on how to handle an aging parent who is reluctant to move out of state to be near an adult child who can care for them.

Duration: 00:21:26


Episode 006: What is a CCRC, IL, AL, SNU, SA, MC? Time for some Senior Care alphabet soup!

4/19/2017
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Duration: 00:19:17


Episode 005: Step 9 "Be There"

3/28/2017
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The discussion on The 9 Beginner Steps To Raising Parents is concluded with the introduction of Step 9 "Be There". Stories and tips are shared about how important being there for the aging adult you are caring for as well as being there with them. Zack Demopoulos is your host and has guests provide insights. Guests include ComForCare employee Cheryl Wilson and her mother Anne Smith, Client Helen Mintz, Paula Muller of Sociavi. This show is dedicated to wife Phyllis and some fun awkward...

Duration: 00:24:52


Episode 004: 9 Beginner Steps To Raising Parents (Part 4)

3/21/2017
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Step 7 "Be Fun" and Step 8 "Be Loving" are introduced as the next Beginner Steps To Raising Parents or an Aging Adult. Stories and tips are shared about how important having fun is for the person you are caring for as well as yourself. Fun includes laughter and music. It is also important to show your love for the person you are caring. Resources are shared to help you prepare in caring for an aging adult. Zack Demopoulos is your host and has guests provide insights. Guests include wife...

Duration: 00:16:49


Episode 003 Beginner Steps To Raising Parents (Part 3)

3/13/2017
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Step 5 "Be Compassionate" and Step 6 "Be Respectful" are introduced as the next Beginner Steps To Raising Parents or an Aging Adult. Stories and tips are shared about how important compassion is when caring for someone and to be careful of compassion fatigue; and the importance of being respectful in helping someone with their decisions as they age. Resources are shared to help you prepare in caring for an aging adult. Zack Demopoulos is your host and has guests provide insights. Guests...

Duration: 00:25:02


Episode 002 9 Beginner Steps To Raising Parents Part 2

3/7/2017
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Duration: 00:12:47


Episode 001: 9 Beginner Steps To Raising Parents (part 1)

2/28/2017
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Step 1 "Be good to your self" and Step 2 "Be resourceful" are introduced as the first two Beginner Steps in Raising Parents or an Aging Adult. Stories and tips are shared about caring for yourself before you can care for someone else. Resources are shared to help you prepare for caring for an aging adult. Zack Demopoulos is your host, his wife Phyllis joins in the conversation, and Zack has two industry providers share their experiences. This show is dedicated to Zack's best friend Tracy...

Duration: 00:19:11


Episode 000 Introductory Show

11/3/2016
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The new Raising 'Rents podcast series introduces itself. Raising 'Rents is the show that will share everything you need to know in caring for your aging parents. Experts, adult kids, caregivers, and aging parents themselves share experiences about aging and how to care for aging adults. Zack Demopoulos is your host, and he will share clips of future episodes.

Duration: 00:15:40