The Caregiver Community

Hosted ByFrances Hall

Navigating the frequently mysterious, sometimes frightening, and often humorous world of caregiving. If you are juggling the needs of spouses, children, step-children, pets, work, volunteer activities and parents and in-laws, this show is for you!

Medication Management with Susan Young

This episode of The Caregiver Community offers important information and insights into the “how to’s” of managing medications, whether it’s helping an older loved one or for yourself. In this conversation, listeners will learn what it means to “manage medications,” reasons medication management is important, ways to ensure medication safety, and strategies for helping encourage a loved one to take their meds, even when not inclined to do so.

Frances Hall, M.Ed., Founder and Executive Director of ACAPcommunity, and Julie Packer, a 25-year experienced hospice and palliative care nurse who holds a master’s degree in nursing and is the Director of Professional Relations at Carolina Caring, are joined by Susan Young, Director of Clinical Services, United Church Homes and Services, a nurse with 30 years of experience and a master’s degree in nursing administration.

Thank you to our sponsor PACE @ Home in Hickory, NC.