The Caregiver Community

Having Difficult Conversations: Being Heard, Making Important Changes with Dr. Cheryl Greenberg, The Age Coach

Sometimes, needed conversations with aging loved ones can be difficult. Knowing how to approach topics such as retiring from driving, moving from the home, allowing someone else to manage finances, etc., can be key in successfully making decisions. Host Frances S. Hall, Founder and Executive Director of ACAPcommunity welcomes Dr. Cheryl Greenberg, The Age Coach, to help us…

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What to Consider When Choosing a Residential Facility with Lee Syria, EveryAge

As people age, most will need some sort of additional support. When considering residential facility placement for an older adult loved one (or ourselves), what do we need to know? What should we look for? What questions should be asked? Join Lee Syria, President, and CEO of EveryAge, and Frances Hall, ACAP Founder & Executive Director, to learn more about…

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How To Know When To Take The ‘Next Step with Your Older Parent or Loved One with Dr. Corinne Auman

Journeying with an aging loved one is a continual “dance” of taking the next steps. But, knowing what the next step should be, when the “next step” is needed, and how to take that “next step” can be difficult. In this podcast, Frances S. Hall, Founder and Executive Director of ACAPcommunity welcomes Dr. Corinne Auman, gerontology educator…

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The Younger Caregiver: Home, Work & Caregiving

This podcast addresses issues specific to 20, 30, and early 40-year-olds who are primary caregivers for their parents or grandparents or are trying to learn strategies and resources to help their parents care for their parents. Balancing home, work and caregiving can be particularly challenging for younger caregivers who may be at the beginning of their…

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Veterans’ and Surviving Spouses’ Potential Benefits

This podcast offers a general overview of eligibility requirements and VA benefits available for older veterans or their surviving spouses. While the podcast will provide basic information and guidance, all situations are individual. If you believe you or a family member may be eligible for benefits, contacting a Veterans’ Services Officer is strongly recommended. In this episode,…

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Differing Perspectives and Conflicting Goals Between Adult Children and Aging Parents

Caring for an aging parent or loved one can be a great privilege, giving us the opportunity to give back to our parents. Caregiving also, however, is often challenging, particularly when the view of need is different between the adult-child or caregiver and the parent or loved one. This podcast explores those differences to gain a…

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Physical Activity in The Prevention of Cognitive Decline and Dementia

Dementia is at an all-time high in America. Many adult children are starting to notice declines in their aging parents. In this podcast, we learn about ways that we can help prevent these declines in our older adults. In this episode, host Frances Hall, Founder and Executive Director of ACAPcommunity, Adult Children of Aging Parents, and Alexis…

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Navigating the Health Media Landscape: 
Tips for Older Adults and Their Caregivers

Today we have more health information at our fingertips than ever before, but how do we take that information in and make sense of it? Today’s discussion looks at health information delivered by broadcast, online, and in print. In this episode, host Frances Hall, Founder and Executive Director of ACAPcommunity, Adult Children of Aging Parents…

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Isolation and Social Engagement

Research affirms the importance of staying active as we age and how detrimental isolation is, but Covid has made efforts to keep older loved ones engaged particularly challenging. Cheryl Greenberg, a life coach for seniors and their families at The Age Coach, and Bruce McReynolds, an executive director for Griswold Home Care, join Frances Hall, founder…

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Alphabet Soup For Caring for an Aging Adult

As we provide care for an aging loved one, we encounter lots of terms and abbreviations that can be confusing. This podcast will help listeners understand some of the “Alphabet Soup of Caring for an Aging Adult.” Jill Lillie, an experienced consultant and long-term care administrator, and Vince Bartlome, a seasoned long-term care and hospice/palliative care professional,…

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