The Caregiver Community

The Caregiver Community: When Mom & Dad Leave Home

In this ACAPcommunity podcast, Frances S. Hall, ACAPcommunity Co-founder and Executive Director, and Beth Brandes, Nonprofit/Human Services Organizational Consultant, retired Assistant Director of Catawba County Social Services and daughter of aging parents, talk with Bridget Donnelly, Founder & Owner of Donnelly’s Estate Liquidation & Appraisal Services about how caregivers may best help a parent or…

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Caregiver Community: The Alzheimer’s Medical Advisor

In this ACAPcommunity podcast, Frances S. Hall, co-founder and executive director of ACAPcommunity, and Mark Bumgarner, Executive Director of Adult Life Programs in Hickory, NC, talk with Dr. Philip D. Sloane, MD & MPH, the Elizabeth and Oscar Goodwin Distinguished Professor of Family Medicine at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, about common…

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The Caregiver Community: Partnering for Mom’s & Dad’s Best Care

In this Caregiver Community podcast, Frances S. Hall, Co-founder and Executive Director of ACAPcommunity, and Mark Bumgarner, Executive Director of Adult Life Programs in Hickory, NC, talk with Julie Packer, RN, MSN, Director of Professional Relations, Catawba Regional Hospice about how caregivers may best help loved ones with a variety of issues related to aging, particularly medical issues and decisions.

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The Caregiver Community: Medicare ABCs (and D!)

Guests Tina Miler & Catherine Fannon discuss Medicare program specifics.

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The Caregiver Community: Technology & Aging

There are an estimated 10 million Americans caring for one or more aging parents, in-laws and other family members. These caregivers are beginning to look at technology as a way to keep their loved ones more independent, more safe and more engaged with family and friends. Technology may hold a lot of promise for us…

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The Caregiver Community: Strategies When Parents Experience Alzheimer’s

The challenges of communicating with parents with Alzheimer’s or other age-related types of dementia.

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The Caregiver Community: Setting Boundaries & Balancing Family

Our aging population is creating historically unique challenges to families, the workforce, our medical and health care systems, and our caregiving culture. Ten million adult-child caregivers, the majority of whom are working-age adults are hit especially hard by these challenges. In this session, we will be talking about balancing family and setting boundaries while we…

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The Caregiver Community: Housing Options for Seniors

Ted Goins, President & CEO of Lutheran Services Carolinas, discusses housing options for seniors.

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