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Sept. 26, 2022

How to prepare for a hurricane when a caregiver

How do you prepare for a natural disaster emergency if you’re caring for an older person? Natural, weather-related, and other dis…

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Sept. 25, 2022

Love Letters to a Wife with Dementia

Watching one’s spouse or other loved one suffer from dementia may be one of the toughest things ever . In this episode, we listen…

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Sept. 19, 2022

Parkinson's 1 in 4 Misdiagnosed!

Did you know that as many as 1 in 4 people who have Parkinson’s Disease are misdiagnosed? Even worse, those with the disease may …

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Sept. 12, 2022

Tips for Hiring Great Aides and Caregivers

Finding good aides, or a health care agency isn’t easy. In this episode, I disclose some key points to make your caregiving life…

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Sept. 5, 2022

Caregiver Loneliness and Fears

Many of us as caregivers often feel isolated and alone. When this happens it may be tough to overcome, even when surrounded by t…

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Aug. 29, 2022

The Mystery of Mom's Lost Jewelry

What happens when your mom or dad thinks their jewels have been stolen? It’s frightening when one of your parents believes that a…

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Aug. 22, 2022

What's a Death Panel? Are They Real?

What are Death Panels ? Are they real? Decisions to provide, or not provide life-saving care to an elderly patient, while not sp…

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Aug. 15, 2022

Dad Please Stop Driving!

This episode is about how to get your parents, or a frail spouse, to give up driving . This is a sticky subject for many families…

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Aug. 8, 2022

Recognizing the 12 Steps of Caregiver Burnout

How do you know if you’re heading into a Burnout? Some professionals say there are three stages leading to burnout. Here, you’ll…

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Aug. 1, 2022

How to Have Wish Planning Conversations

“Final Wishes” conversations don’t always have to be difficult. Some people believe such discussions create “bad mojo” or push t…

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July 25, 2022

Do Dementia Patients See White?

Do people with dementia see the color white? The other day a professional caregiver friend of mine told me that those with dement…

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July 15, 2022

Dementia Road Trips & Tips

Have you ever worried about taking a road trip with a loved one suffering from dementia? If so, this show is for you! You don’t …

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July 7, 2022

Protein Drinks, Recipes & Solutions - Yummy!

Protein Drinks. Here's how to make your own, that taste better, and costs less! In this episode, we discuss how to make a home b…

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June 27, 2022

Caregiver Burnout and How to Heal

Caregiver burnout is real. It’s something to be taken very seriously. It can cause you physical harm. In this episode, my guest, …

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June 5, 2022

Dad's New Surprise Wife!

What happens when you find out that your lonely, long single parent suddenly has a new, (perhaps secret) love interest? Far too …

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May 17, 2022

Has your doctor overcharged you?

How do you fight what you think is an outrageous bill ? How common are medical billing errors ? How do you stop out-of-network ch…

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May 6, 2022

Native Caregivers and Sprit Guides: Life Lessons and More.

"If you lead a good life, you’ll never really die ." Native First Nations Saying. If you care for someone you love long enough, c…

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April 4, 2022

How to Tell if Your Doctor is Lying to you.

How many times have you trusted those who appear to have greater authority over our major life care decisions – be they personal …

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April 4, 2022

Fun with Funerals: Costs and Bargains (Part #2)

The funeral business is a business- something important to keep in mind. In this second episode, my friend Paulette Hamel, and I…

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March 20, 2022

Fun with Funerals and Final Wishes - Part #1

Those final days right before your last breath aren’t the time to plan or hope that you’ll be sent off to the great beyond with s…

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March 14, 2022

How Medicare Works For, and Against You.

Medicare can be a confusing to anyone. When we need to help our parents out, many trip up along the way. Worse, the more we age…

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Feb. 15, 2022

The Hollywood Caregiver

Are there lighter sides to being a caregiver? How can humor ease tension and boost your mood? Could a sense of humor be an esse…

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Feb. 3, 2022

Can the Doctor Take Your Home?

Host: Nancy May , Author How to Survive 911 Medical Emergencies, Step-by-Step Before, During, After! Expert in managing the path …

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Jan. 24, 2022

How a CEO Faced Several Life and Death Crises.

Host: Nancy May, Author How to Survive 911 Medical Emergencies, Step-by-Step Before, During, After! Expert in managing the path o…

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