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Podcast: Caregiving From a Distance

As families become more mobile and less place bound, many of us are struggling with caregiving from a distance. What resources are available to help? Join Dr. Jane Everson and Ms. Frances Hall with this month’s guests, Nancy Ruffner, President and Professional...

Podcast: Aging & Hearing Loss

Guest Dr. Barbara Laufer, Professor Emeritus with Towson University in Maryland, joins our hosts as they talk about aging and hearing losses. Learn about the roles of speech-language pathologists and audiologists, the causes and types of hearing loss, assessment...

Podcast: Home for the Holidays

Hosts Dr. Jane Everson and Ms. Frances Hall are joined in studio by Dr. Sue Friguglietti, as she talks about tips and strategies for assessing mom and dad’s home environment and physical status when visiting them during the holidays or during other home visits. Dr....

Podcast: Hospice and Palliative Care

Confused about the difference between hospice and palliative care? Concerned about finding and paying for services? In this session, we will explore hospice and palliative care services with a special emphasis on how they might assist adult-child caregivers and their...

Podcast: When A Parent Stops Driving

“I just noticed another dent on Mom’s car.” “Dad just told me he forgot how to get home from his barber shop last week.  “Mom had to have a right knee and hip replaced.  Will she be able to stop the car quickly, if she needs to?”  “My parents are in their 80’s. Is it...

Podcast: The Roles of Pharmacists & Pharmacies

Join Frances Hall with this month’s guest, Dr. Jacob Hollar as they discuss the many roles that pharmacists and pharmacies can play as our parents – and we – age. Dr. Hollar earned a doctorate in pharmacy from UNC Chapel Hill and has been employed in retail pharmacy...

Podcast: Forms of Age-Related Memory Loss

In this Caregiver Community episode, Jane and Frances chat with Susan Vincent about Alzheimer’s and other forms of age-related memory loss and dementia. Susan is the owner of a Home Instead Senior Care franchise serving the North Carolina counties of the Catawba,...

Podcast: Aging, Anxiety and Depression

No matter where you live or work, the world’s population is rapidly aging. Our aging population is creating historically unique challenges to families, the workforce, our medical and health care systems, and our caregiving culture. Adult-child caregivers, the majority...

Podcast: 5 Legal Documents Every Adult Needs

In this episode, Jane and Frances chat with Kimberly Whitley, an elder care attorney about the legal aspects of aging and the five legal documents nearly every adult needs. No matter where you live or work, the world’s population is rapidly aging. Globally, these...

Podcast: Caregiving Strategies

No matter where you live or work, the world’s population is rapidly aging. In the United States alone, there are nearly 60 million adults age 60 and older – 18 percent of the nation’s population. Globally, these numbers are projected to rise dramatically over the next...

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