Empowering Family Caregivers

eCareDiary Caregiver Radio Shows

Caregivers Speak! Is the first LIVE online support group created by and for caregivers. Moderated by Margery Pabst, eCareDiary’s caregiving expert and author o
eCareDiary Caregiver Radio Shows

Description

Caregivers Speak! Is the first LIVE online support group created by and for caregivers. Moderated by Margery Pabst, eCareDiary’s caregiving expert and author of Enrich Your Caregiving Journey, it airs live on the 2nd Tuesday of every month at 2:00pm EST. Each month three caregivers share personal perspectives and what worked for them during a specific challenge. During the last 10 minutes of the program, you are invited to participate with questions or comments. Empowering Family Caregivers airs live on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays each month at 2:00pm EST. Renowned authors and eldercare experts are interviewed. Caregiver and Physician Conversations airs live on the last Tuesday each month at 2:00pm EST. Host Margery Pabst interviews physicians and experts on the challenges confronting patients and their families.

Link: www.blogtalkradio.com/ecarediary

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Health

Episodes

Benefits of Pilates for Mind and Body Balance

Mar 19, 2019 00:30:00

Description:

eCareDiary's caregiving expert, Margery Pabst Steinmetz will speak to Jennifer Lucas, Owner of Synergy Center for Wellness about tips on using Pilates in the midst of busy schedules.

A Caregiver's Memoir: A 15-Year Journey with Disability

Mar 12, 2019 00:31:00

Description:

eCareDiary's caregiving expert, Margery Pabst Steinmetz will speak to Cynthia Lim, author of "Wherever You Are: A Memoir of Love, Marriage and Brain Injury" about how her caregiving journey started, her biggest obstacles and how she dealt wit them.

How Caregiver Burden Affects Brain Health

Mar 8, 2019 00:16:00

Description:

eCareDiary will speak to Dr. Lisa Mosconi, author of Brain Food and Director of the Women's Brain Initiative at Weill Cornell Medical College about how stress affects the brain and ways to maintain health and longevity of brain power

How to Determine If/When a Loved One Can Remain Independent

Feb 26, 2019 00:28:00

Description:

eCareDiary's caregiving expert, Margery Pabst Steinmetz spoke to Dr. Rosemary Laird, M.D and Geriatrician, Florida Hospital about understanding objectives for considering a loved one's independence and actions to pursue to achieve this goal.

Understanding Cardiovascular Risks for Seniors and Caregivers

Feb 19, 2019 00:17:00

Description:

eCareDiary will speak to Dr. Amy Doneen,leading specialist in preventing heart attacks and strokes and Co-Founder of the BaleDoneen Method, about ways to control risks related to cardiovascular diseases and prevent future attacks.

Understanding Cardiovascular Risks for Seniors and Caregivers

Feb 15, 2019 00:17:00

Description:

eCareDiary will speak to Dr. Amy Doneen,leading specialist in preventing heart attacks and strokes and Co-Founder of the BaleDoneen Method, about ways to control risks related to cardiovascular diseases and prevent future attacks.

A Caregiver's Winter Wellness Garden

Feb 12, 2019 00:31:00

Description:

eCareDiary's caregiving expert, Margery Pabst-Steinmetz spoke to Doug McGinnis, Past President of Tropical Blossom Honey Co., a beekeeping and honey packing company about bringing the beauty of nature for ones you care for by creating a wellness garden.

Preventing Vision Problems in Seniors

Feb 5, 2019 00:21:00

Description:

eCareDiary will speak to Dr. Meir Schneider, Founder of School for Self-Healing about dealing with far-sightedness and near-sightedness and steps to take post-treatment to avoid further vision problems.

Preventing Vision Problems in Seniors

Feb 1, 2019 00:21:00

Description:

eCareDiary will speak to Dr. Meir Schneider, Founder of School for Self-Healing about dealing with far-sightedness and near-sightedness and steps to take post-treatment to avoid further vision problems.

Is Folic Acid Beneficial for Seniors?

Jan 30, 2019 00:17:00

Description:

eCareDiary will speak to Dr. Joel Fuhrman, a board-certified family physician, nutritional researcher and six-time New York Times bestselling author, about whether folic acid is necessary for seniors and how much and in what form should consumption take place.

Is Folic Acid Beneficial for Seniors?

Jan 29, 2019 00:09:00

Description:

eCareDiary will speak to Dr. Joel Fuhrman, a board-certified family physician, nutritional researcher and six-time New York Times bestselling author, about whether folic acid is necessary for seniors and how much and in what form should consumption take place.

Benefits of Folic Acid for Seniors

Jan 24, 2019 00:17:00

Description:

eCareDiary will speak to Dr. Joel Fhurman, a board-certified family physician, nutritional researcher and six-time New York Times best-selling author about whether folic acid is necessary for seniors and how much and in what form should the consumption take place.

Forgiveness and Gratitude: Tips for Caregivers

Jan 22, 2019 00:33:00

Description:

eCareDiary's caregiving expert, Margery Pabst Steinmetz will speak to Dr. Barry Jacobs and Dr. Julia Mayer, clinical psychologists and co-authors of "AARP Meditations for Caregivers" about the role of forgiveness within the context of family caregiving and the connection between forgiveness and deriving gratitude.

Living with Glaucoma

Jan 16, 2019 00:13:00

Description:

eCareDiary will speak to Tonian McDonald, author, publisher, Glaucoma advocate and Co-Founder of Glaucoma Association of Jamaica about how the condition affected her lifestyle and measures she took and can recommend to manage it and live life fully.

Acute Versus Chronic: Changing Your Caregiving Style

Jan 8, 2019 00:31:00

Description:

eCareDiary's caregiving expert, Margery Pabst Steinmetz will speak to Dr.John Guarneri, Director and Chairman of Healthcare and Spirituality at Florida Hospital about reacting appropriately to severe and chronic illnesses and ways to remain flexible as loved ones' medical condition changes. 

How to Have a Stress-Free Holiday Season

Dec 18, 2018 00:12:00

Description:

eCareDiary will speak to Jennifer Fitzpatrick, author of "Cruising through Caregiving: Reducing the Stress of Caring for Your Loved One" about tips to reduce stress during the holidays and how to make it a merry season for senior loved ones. 

Preserving Your Marriage While Caregiving

Dec 12, 2018 00:32:00

Description:

eCareDiary's caregiving expert, Margery Pabst Steinmetz will speak to Dr. Barry Jacobs and Dr. Julia Mayer, clinical psychologists and co-authors of "AARP Meditations for Caregiving" about how caregiving challenges affect spousal relationships and tips to forge better relationships.

How to Have a Stress-Free Holiday Season

Dec 11, 2018 00:11:00

Description:

eCareDiary will speak to Jennifer L. FitzPatrick, MSW, author of "Cruising Through Caregiving: Reducing The Stress of Caring For Your Loved One" about tips to reduce stress during the holiday season and making it a merry season for senior loved ones. 

Living with HIV: Lessons from a Survivor

Dec 4, 2018 00:19:00

Description:

eCareDiary will speak to Mark S. King, award-winning writer of the blog, "My Fabulous Disease" and activist who has been living with HIV about lessons learnt since the beginning of the epidemic and dealing with the aging process.

How Can Caregivers Rebuild their Lives After a Divorce?

Nov 13, 2018 00:32:00

Description:

eCareDiary's caregiving expert, Margery Pabst Steinmetz will speak to Wendy Aikin, Family Law and Collaborative Attorney and Founder of The Aikin Family Law Group about benefits of choosing a "collaborative" divorce strategy and challenges for caregivers after a divorce. 

Exercise Tips for Seniors with Diabetes

Nov 6, 2018 00:22:00

Description:

eCareDiary will speak to Dr. Sheri Colberg-Ochs, PhD, FACSM, author and Professor Emerita of Exercise Science from Old Dominion University about diabetes physical activity barriers and guidelines to improve overall health.

Getting Help for Seniors at Risk of Depression

Oct 30, 2018 00:14:00

Description:

eCareDiary will speak to Amanda Lambert and Leslie Eckford, co-authors of "Aging with Care: Your Guide to Hiring and Managing Caregivers at Home" about tracking signs of depression among seniors and ways to provide the right kind of help.

Update on Creative Caregiving Guide:  Creating Lasting Memories for You and Your

Oct 23, 2018 00:32:00

Description:

eCareDiary's caregiving expert, Margery Pabst Steinmet will speak to Jennie Smith Peers, Executive Director, National Center for Creative Aging about the caregiving guide launched by the NCCA, it's primary use and ways to access it along with future plans for the program.

Safe Strength Training for Enhanced Cognitive Health

Oct 16, 2018 00:14:00

Description:

eCareDiary will speak to Lawrence Neal, Founder of Corporate Warrior, the High Intensity Training Business and Lifestyle Podcast about anti-ageing exercises for seniors and tips to get started on a safe strength training schedule for long term benefits.

Is Divorce Inevitable? Options for Caregiver Divorces

Oct 9, 2018 00:30:00

Description:

eCareDiary's caregiving expert, Margery Pabst Steinmetz will speak to Wendy Aikin, Family Law and Collaborative Attorney and Founder of The Aikin Family Law Group about how caregiving complicated marriages and options for divorce.

Lessons from a Cancer Caregiver

Oct 2, 2018 00:18:00

Description:

eCareDiary will speak to Marc Silver, author of "Breast Cancer Husband: How to Help Your Wife (and Yourself)" about caregiving from the male perspective, mistakes he made as a cancer caregiver and lessons learnt during the journey.

Finding Joy and Comfort with a Wellness Garden

Sep 25, 2018 00:31:00

Description:

eCareDiary's caregiving expert, Margery Pabst-Steinmetz will speak to Doug McGinnis, Past President of Tropical Blossom Honey Co., a beekeeping and honey packing company about what a wellness garden entails and elements needed to create one.

Get Moving to Prevent Falls!

Sep 18, 2018 00:19:00

Description:

eCareDiary will speak to Bill Case, PT and the #1 bestselling author of "Stand Tall, Don't Fall" about the importance to get moving and simple exercise tips to improve balance and prevent falls.  

Essentials for Caregiver Happiness

Sep 11, 2018 00:34:00

Description:

eCareDiary's caregiving expert, Margery Pabst Steinmetz will speak to Dr. Barry Jacobs and Dr. Julie Mayer, clinical psychologists and co-authors, of "AARP Meditations for Caregivers" about essential skills and attitudes needed to be happy and deal with negative experiences.

Reframing Aging to Empower Caregivers

Sep 4, 2018 00:13:00

Description:

eCareDiary will speak to Sharkie Zartman, all-American athlete, speaker and author of nine books about why we have rethink the concept of aging and how it can strengthen caregivers in the long run.

Why We Should Care about Compassion

Aug 28, 2018 00:29:00

Description:

eCareDiary's caregiving expert, Margery Pabst Steinmetz will speak to Virginia Simpson, author and speaker on Compassion on simple practices to create more empathy and why self-compassion helps us be better caregivers.

Planning for the Ultimate Act of Love

Aug 14, 2018 00:32:00

Description:

CareDiary’s caregiving expert, Margery Pabst Steinmetz will speak to Jonathan Braddock, speaker, professional advisor/coach, and author of “Click Here When I Die,” about death etiquette and how to plan for it and maintain safe storage of information.

Why Planning for Death Could Save Your Life

Jul 24, 2018 00:27:00

Description:

eCareDiary’s caregiving expert, Margery Pabst Steinmetz, speaks to Jon Braddock, speaker, professional advisor/coach, and author of “Click Here When I Die,” about Death Etiquette and how critical it is to plan for death in today’s digital age.

A Holistic Approach to Aphasia

Jul 17, 2018 00:20:00

Description:

eCareDiary spoke to co-authors of “The Word Escapes Me: Voices of Aphasia”, Mona Greenfield, Ph.D, LCSW, CCC/SLP, a speech-language pathologist and clinical social worker and Ellayne S. Ganzfried, MS, CCC-SLP, a speech-language pathologist and the former Executive Director of the National Aphasia Association, about approaching the disorder in a holistic way and what caregivers can do to help.

Assessing and Differentiating between Alzheimer's and Dementia

Jun 26, 2018 00:30:00

Description:

eCareDiary's caregiving expert, Margery Pabst Steinmetz will speak to Dr. Rosemary Laird, M.D and Geriatrician, Florida Hospital about what Alzheimer’s and dementia disorders involve and how and why they are different.

Why It's Important to Test for HIV

Jun 19, 2018 00:29:00

Description:

eCareDiary will speak to Josh Robbins, Sexual Health Journalist, Activist, HIV patient expert and author of blog, "www.imstilljosh.com" about stigmas associated with HIV testing and why it's important to overcome them and understand next steps after testing.

Approaching Your Boss About Caregiving Obligations at Home - Part 2

Jun 12, 2018 00:29:00

Description:

eCareDiary's caregiving expert, Margery Pabst Steinmetz will speak to Dr. Mimi Hull, fully-licensed psychologist specializing in the workplace and Co-Founder of Hull and Associates about considerations you can ask for when dealing with caregiver obligations and how employers can help.

Living with Myasthenia Gravis

Jun 5, 2018 00:20:00

Description:

eCareDiary will speak to Laurna Robertson, author of renowned blog, "365 Days of Myasthenia Gravis" about her journey from diagnosis to medication to diet and her tips on creating a support system.

Improving Hearing with the Right Kind of Hearing Aids

May 29, 2018 00:13:00

Description:

eCareDiary will speak to Dr. Leah Ball, Audiologist about how to shop for the right kind of hearing aids and tips to communicate effectively with someone experiencing difficulty in hearing.

Exploring Creative Activities in the Land of Dementia

May 22, 2018 00:33:00

Description:

eCareDiary's caregiving expert, Margery Pabst Steinmetz will speak to Deborah Shouse, author of "Connecting in the Land of Dementia: Creative Activities to Explore Together" about simple project ideas to engage the creative spirit and connect with each other.

Understanding Healthy Breathing

May 15, 2018 00:19:00

Description:

eCareDiary will speak to Sasha Yakovleva, Co-founder of BreathingCenter.com and an Advanced Breathing Normalization Specialist about why people have breathing difficulties and simple exercises to improve breathing and health.

Approaching Your Boss About Caregiving Obligations at Home

May 9, 2018 00:31:00

Description:

eCareDiary's caregiving expert, Margery Pabst Steinmetz will speak to Dr. Mimi Hull, fully-licensed psychologist specializing in the workplace and Co-Founder of Hull and Associates about considerations you can ask for when dealing with caregiver obligations and how employers can help.

Tackling the Myths Surrounding Melanoma

May 2, 2018 00:13:00

Description:

eCareDiary will speak to Catherine Poole, President and Founder of Melanoma International Foundation about wrong beliefs regarding the condition and why early detection is crucial.

When Meningitis Strikes

Apr 25, 2018 00:16:00

Description:

eCareDiary will speak to Andy Marso, author of a 2014 Kansas Notable Book, "Worth the Pain: How Meningitis Nearly Killed Me - Then Changed My Life for the Better" about what happens when one is afflicted with meningitis and ways to prevent and tackle the condition.  

Finding Gratitude and Positive Meaning In Family Caregiving

Apr 18, 2018 00:32:00

Description:

eCareDiary's caregiving expert Margery Pabst Steinmetz will speak Dr. Barry Jacobs and Dr. Julia Mayer, co-authors of AARP Meditations for Caregivers--Practical, Emotional and Spiritual Support for You and Your Family, about the positive rewards of caregiving.

Addiction and the Elderly

Apr 11, 2018 00:14:00

Description:

eCareDiary will speak to Dr. Stephanie S. Covington, PhD, LCSW, an internationally recognized clinician, organizational consultant and lecturer about how addiction affects the senior community and it’s impact on families and other caregivers.

How does the Washington DC Policy Affect You, the Caregiver?

Apr 4, 2018 00:32:00

Description:

eCareDiary's caregiving expert, Margery Pabst Steinmetz will speak to Dr. Adam Golden, M.D, MBA, Associate Program Director of Internal Medicine Residency at University of Central Florida's College of Medicine about the Health and Aging Police Fellowship Program and it's impact on older adults.

Benefits of Pilates for Mind and Body Balance

Mar 28, 2018 00:32:00

Description:

eCareDiary's caregiving expert, Margery Pabst Steinmetz will speak to Jennifer Lucas, Owner of Synergy Center for Wellness about tips on using Pilates in the midst of busy schedules.

Finding Joy and Comfort with a Wellness Garden

Mar 14, 2018 00:31:00

Description:

eCareDiary's caregiving expert, Margery Pabst-Steinmetz will speak to Doug McGinnis, Past President of Tropical Blossom Honey Co., a beekeeping and honey packing company about what a wellness garden entails and elements needed to create one.

Coping with Chronic Kidney Disease

Mar 7, 2018 00:19:00

Description:

eCareDiary will speak to Gail Rae-Garwood, author of three time award winning blog, SlowItDownCKD about how she discovered she had chronic kidney disease and steps she's taken to maintain the level of kidney function.    

How to Determine If/When a Loved One Can Remain Independent

Feb 28, 2018 00:28:00

Description:

eCareDiary's caregiving expert, Margery Pabst Steinmetz will speak to Dr. Rosemary Laird, M.D and Geriatrician, Florida Hospital about understanding objectives for considering a loved one's independence and actions to pursue to achieve this goal.

Recognizing and Controlling Emotional Eating

Feb 21, 2018 00:14:00

Description:

eCareDiary will speak to Dr. Jennifer Taitz, a board-certified cognitive behavioral clinical psychologist and author of “End Emotional Eating” about the factors involved in emotional eating and tools to analyze and tackle the urge to binge.

Part 2: Restoring Old Fashioned Values for Patients, Caregivers & Physicians

Feb 14, 2018 00:32:00

Description:

eCareDiary's caregiving expert, Margery Pabst Steinmetz spoke to Dr. John Guarneri, Director and Chairman of Healthcare and Spirituality at Florida Hospital about initiatives to create patient centered healthcare systems including compassionate rounds to enable comfort and clarity to patients.

Preventing and Reversing Heart Disease

Feb 7, 2018 00:12:00

Description:

eCareDiary will speak to Dr. Caldwell Esselstyn,Director Cardiovascular Disease Prevention and Reversal Program about the causes of heart disease and the important role nutrition plays in prevention.

How Diet Plays a Crucial Role in Handling Vision Problems

Jan 31, 2018 00:18:00

Description:

eCareDiary will speak to Dr. Bruce Fife, C.N., N.D., an author, speaker, certified nutritionist, and naturopathic physician, about the special nature of ketones and how diet influences the health of your eyes.

Forgiveness and Gratitude: Tips for Caregivers

Jan 24, 2018 00:33:00

Description:

eCareDiary's caregiving expert, Margery Pabst Steinmetz will speak to Dr. Barry Jacobs and Dr. Julia Mayer, clinical psychologists and co-authors of "AARP Meditations for Caregivers" about the role of forgiveness within the context of family caregiving and the connection between forgiveness and deriving gratitude.

Benefits of a Team Approach in Caregiving

Jan 17, 2018 00:17:00

Description:

eCareDiary will speak to Logan, Eric and Hallie Wells, Co-founders of caregiving app, CareZare about why focusing on a team approach in caregiving is hugely beneficial and tips to affect positive change in the journey.

Update on Creative Caregiving Guide: Creating Lasting Memories

Jan 10, 2018 00:32:00

Description:

eCareDiary's caregiving expert, Margery Pabst Steinmetz will speak to Jennie Smith Peers, Executive Director, National Center for Creative Aging about the caregiving guide launched by the NCCA, it's primary use and ways to access it along with future plans for the program.

Warning Signs of Neck Pain and Therapies that Help

Jan 3, 2018 00:27:00

Description:

eCareDiary will speak to Dr. Karen Erickson, Director of Erickson Healing Arts in NYC and Spokesperon for American Chiropractic Association about what causes neck pain and safe and effective steps that can be taken to reduce the pain.

The New Face of Caregiving

Dec 27, 2017 00:32:00

Description:

eCareDiary's caregiving expert, Margery Pabst will speak to James Brooks, former hospice clinical manager and author of The Unbroken Circle about emerging trends in caregiving.

When Seniors Need Driving Interventions

Dec 9, 2017 00:27:00

Description:

eCareDiary will speak to Elin Schold-Davis, Project Coordinator , Older Driver Initiative at The American Occupational Therapy Association about what driving interventions entail and how can seniors plan ahead to prepare for changes in driving decisions.

Preserving Your Marriage While Caregiving

Dec 6, 2017 00:33:00

Description:

eCareDiary's caregiving expert, Margery Pabst Steinmetz will speak to Dr. Barry Jacobs and Dr. Julia Mayer, clinical psychologists and co-authors of "AARP Meditations for Caregivers" about how caregiving challenges affect spousal relationships and tips to forge better relationships.  

Creating Close Connections Combats Loneliness!

Nov 29, 2017 00:33:00

Description:

eCareDiary's caregiving expert, Margery Pabst Steinmetz, will speak to Elaine Malec, licensed psychologist and Founder and CEO of iCorConnects (Connecting Hearts) about how reciprocal connections between people can help tackle loneliness and improve quality of life for families.

Protecting Bladder Functions As We Age

Nov 21, 2017 00:18:00

Description:

eCareDiary will speak to gynecologist Dr. Colene Arnold and physical therapist Leslie Parker, Co-Founders of Inner Balance Pelvic Health and Wellness Center about symptoms of bladder infections and what to expect from an evaluation to allow for better protection of bladder functions.

Dealing with the First Holiday after Losing a Parent

Nov 15, 2017 00:31:00

Description:

eCareDiary's caregiving expert, Margert Pabst will speak to Dr. John Guarneri, Chairman of Healthcare and Spirituality, Florida Hospital and a caregiver panel about managing the holidays while grappling with emotions and memories after losing a parent.

Avoiding Caregiver Burnout by Creating a Balance

Nov 9, 2017 00:16:00

Description:

eCareDiary will speak to Leeza Gibbons, Emmy-award winner, social entrepreneur and founder of Leeza's Care Connection about tips to tackle caregiver burnout and creating a balance between family, work and caregiving.

Hospitalization When English Isn't Your First Language

Nov 1, 2017 00:17:00

Description:

eCareDiary will speak to Melissa Kahn, Principal/Owner of Kahn Healthcare Consulting, LLC about the impact on care when English is not your native language and tips and resources for those who need help with translation and interpretation.

Benefits of Pilates for Mind and Body Balance

Oct 25, 2017 00:32:00

Description:

eCareDiary's caregiving expert, Margery Pabst Steinmetz will speak to Jennifer Lucas, Owner of Synergy Center for Wellness about tips on using Pilates in the midst of busy schedules.

How Service Dogs Can Help Persons with Parkinson's

Oct 18, 2017 00:21:00

Description:

eCareDiary will speak to Renee Le Verrier, Founder of LIM Yoga and author of "Travels with Tommy: Stories of Life with a Service Dog" about how service dogs play an important role in assisting those diagnosed with Parkinson's.

Restoring Old Fashioned Values for Patients, Caregivers & Physicians

Oct 11, 2017 00:32:00

Description:

eCareDiary's caregiving expert, Margery Pabst Steinmetz will speak to Dr. John Guarneri, Director and Chairman of Healthcare and Spirituality at Florida Hospital about initiatives to assist doctors to recover patient centered care practices and striking a balance with modern science.  

Preventing Senior Falls through Exercises

Oct 4, 2017 00:16:00

Description:

eCareDiary will speak to Bill Case, physical therapist and the bestselling author of "Stand Tall, Don't Fall" about how falls among seniors can be prevented and the benefit of exercises to maintain long term health.  

Community Support for Caregiving: What We've Learned!

Sep 27, 2017 00:30:00

Description:

eCareDiary's caregiving expert, Margery Pabst Steinmetz will speak to Liz Kitchens, writer and blogger at Be Brave, Lose the Beige that reaches out to the women of the baby boomer generation about how to create a positive, viable and healthy support community for caregiving.

Challenges and Resources for Seniors Living with HIV

Sep 22, 2017 00:18:00

Description:

eCareDiary will speak to Bill Gross, Coordinator of Special Programs at SAGE, an organization that improves the lives of LGBT older adults about challenges pertaining to caregiving within the LGBT senior community and resources to help those living with HIV.

Understanding and Reducing the Risk of Foodborne Illnesses

Sep 20, 2017 00:16:00

Description:

eCareDiary will speak to Joe Kivett, Dr. Mark Tamplin and Dr. Gerald Kivett, co-authors of "The Food Safety Book: What You Don't Know Could Kill You" about the growing danger of foodborne illnesses and ways to reduce the risk and sanitize your kitchen for better health.

When Both Parents are Diagnosed with Alzheimer's

Sep 15, 2017 00:14:00

Description:

eCareDiary will speak to Jean Lee, author of Alzheimer's Daughter and one of the founders of AlzAuthors blog about her caregiving experience with both parents being diagnosed with Alzheimer's and why she decided to write about it.

Sepsis is Different from the Flu! A Survivor's Story

Sep 6, 2017 00:15:00

Description:

eCareDiary will speak to Lisa Brandt. author of "My Sepsis Story" about how sepsis differs from the flu and her journey from misdiagnosis to healing.

Advocating for Older Adults and Fostering New Perceptions of Aging

Aug 30, 2017 00:31:00

Description:

eCareDiary's caregiving expert, Margery Pabst Steinmetz will speak to Dr. Jeffrey Levine, geriatrician at Mt. Sinai Hospital and photographer about ageism and opportunities for caregivers to change perceptions towards older adults.

How Caregivers Can Combat Discrimination Against Illness and Aging

Aug 9, 2017 00:32:00

Description:

eCareDiary's caregiving expert, Margery Pabst Steinmetz will speak to Marc Middleton, Founder and Owner of "Growing Older, Growing Bolder", a multimedia company dedicated to health and wellness about how ageism affects our health and what caregivers can do to change attitudes.

Demystifying Hepatitis B

Jul 26, 2017 00:16:00

Description:

eCareDiary will speak to Chari Cohen, Director of Public Health for the Hepatitis B Foundation (HBF) about how different Hepatitis B is different from Hepatitis C and how it is transmitted and prevented.

How We Age: Perspectives for a Positive & Creative Future

Jul 19, 2017 00:32:00

Description:

eCareDiary's caregiving expert, Margery Pabst will speak to Dr. Marc Agronin, Medical Director of Mental Health at the Miami Jewish Health Systems and author of "How We Age", about his perspectives on aging, caregiving and quality of life for a positive and creative future.

Cord Blood: Importance and Potential

Jul 15, 2017 00:28:00

Description:

eCareDiary will speak to Dr. Niranjan Bhattacharya, Head of Department of Regenerative Medicine and Translational Medicine about the constituents, importance and potentials of cord blood.

Enhance Your Caregiving Efficiency: Tips for Planning

Jul 12, 2017 00:31:00

Description:

eCareDiary's caregiving expert, Margery Pabst Steinmetz will speak to Marc Middleton, Founder and CEO of "Growing Bolder", a multiple Emmy Award-winning broadcaster, Marc is co-host of the Growing Bolder TV and radio shows, about the importance of goal-setting and other strategies to help caregivers plan effectively.

Taking Charge of Your Caregiving

Jun 28, 2017 00:31:00

Description:

eCareDiary's caregiving expert, Margery Pabst will speak to Dr. Rick Bommelje, author and Professor at Rollins College and Dr. John Guarneri, Past President of Medical Staff at Florida Hospital about how caregivers can take charge of their caregiving by using leadership principles.

Managing Common Behavioral Symptoms in Alzheimer's Patients

Jun 21, 2017 00:14:00

Description:

eCareDiary will speak to Dr. Philip Sloane, Distinguished Professor of Family Medicine and Geriatrics at the University of North Carolina and author of The Alzheimer’s Medical Advisor,  about assessing and managing common medical and behavioral symptoms in persons with Alzheimer’s.

Assessing and Differentiating between Alzheimer's and Dementia

Jun 14, 2017 00:31:00

Description:

eCareDiary's caregiving expert, Margery Pabst Steinmetz spoke to Dr. Rosemary Laird, M.D and Geriatrician, Florida Hospital about what Alzheimer’s and dementia disorders involve and how and why they are different.

Identifying Elder Abuse & Neglect

Jun 9, 2017 00:17:00

Description:

eCareDiary will speak to Lisa Nerenberg, Executive Director of the California Elder Justice Coalition about what elder abuse entails including types and signs and steps to take to prevent this form of neglect.

When Words Fail You: Understanding Aphasia

Jun 7, 2017 00:19:00

Description:

eCareDiary will speak to co-authors of “The Word Escapes Me: Voices of Aphasia” , Mona Greenfield, Ph.D, LCSW, CCC/SLP, a speech-language pathologist and clinical social worker and Ellayne S. Ganzfried, MS, CCC-SLP, a speech-language pathologist and the former Executive Director of the National Aphasia Association, about what the disorder entails and ways to communicate with those suffering from the condition.

Think Caregiver: Hope Grows' Virtual Support Program

May 31, 2017 00:10:00

Description:

eCareDiary will speak to Lisa Story, Founder and Executive Director of Hope Grows, a nonprofit organization focused on caregiver support about its new Think Caregiver program, a virtual support program that connects caregivers to personalized training and community support across a vast network throughout the country.

How Creativity Impacts Caregiver Quality of Life

May 24, 2017 00:32:00

Description:

eCareDiary's caregiving expert, Margery Pabst Steinmetz will speak to Dr. Adam Golden, M.D, MBA, Associate Program Director of Internal Medicine Residency at University of Central Florida's College of Medicine about quality of life among caregivers and how creativity can boost it.

How I Recovered from Lupus: Dr. Brooke Goldner's Story

May 19, 2017 00:16:00

Description:

eCareDiary will speak to Dr. Brooke Goldner, a board certified medical doctor and the best-selling author of the book Goodbye Lupus about how she tackled the symptoms of lupus post diagnosis and discovered a way to reverse the condition.

Forgiveness and Gratitude: Tips for Caregivers

May 10, 2017 00:33:00

Description:

eCareDiary's caregiving expert, Margery Pabst Steinmetz will speak to Dr. Barry Jacobs and Dr. Julia Mayer, clinical psychologists and co-authors of "AARP Meditations for Caregivers" about the role of forgiveness within the context of family caregiving and the connection between forgiveness and deriving gratitude.

When Employees are Caregivers: How Corporations Help

May 3, 2017 00:23:00

Description:

eCareDiary will speak to Jeff Weinberg, owner of Caregiver Champion, about services provided by corporations to help their full-time employees who are also caregivers.  

Tackling Irritable Bowel Syndrome with the Right Diet

Apr 26, 2017 00:13:00

Description:

eCareDiary will speak to Dr. Norm Robillard, Founder of the Digestive Health Institute and a leading gut health expert about main causes of irritable bowel syndrome and why diet is more important than drugs to tackle the condition.

Advocating for Older Adults and Fostering New Perceptions of Aging

Apr 19, 2017 00:31:00

Description:

eCareDiary's caregiving expert, Margery Pabst Steinmetz will speak to Dr. Jeffrey Levine, geriatrician at Mt. Sinai Hospital and photographer about ageism and opportunities for caregivers to change perceptions towards older adults.

Seniors and Oral Cancer: The Telltale Signs

Apr 12, 2017 00:22:00

Description:

eCareDiary will speak to Dr. Joshua Davidson, senior dental care expert focusing on issues of geriatric dental care about whether seniors are at higher risk for oral cancer, risk factors, signs and ways to maintain healthy teeth and gums.

How to Determine If/When a Loved One Can Remain Independent

Apr 5, 2017 00:28:00

Description:

eCareDiary's caregiving expert, Margery Pabst Steinmetz will speak to Dr. Rosemark Laird, M.D and Geriatrician, Florida Hospital about understanding objectives for considering a loved one's independence and actions to pursue to achieve this goal.

Using Movement to Stimulate and Engage Memory

Mar 29, 2017 00:30:00

Description:

eCareDiary's caregiving expert, Margery Pabst Steinmetz will speak to Maria Genne, Founder of Kairos Alive! that raises awareness about the importance of creative movement for verifiable health benefits.

Using Connected Techology to Help Seniors Age Independently

Mar 22, 2017 00:13:00

Description:

eCareDiary will speak to Paul Adams, Senior Director of Product Management, Philips Home Monitoring, about healthcare challenges faced by seniors  and how connected technology can help resolving them.

Benefits of Pilates for Mind and Body Balance

Mar 15, 2017 00:32:00

Description:

eCareDiary's caregiving expert, Margery Pabst Steinmetz will speak to Jennifer Lucas, Owner of Synergy Center for Wellness about tips on using Pilates in the midst of busy schedules.

Understanding Mental Health Care and Treatment Systems

Mar 8, 2017 00:15:00

Description:

eCareDiary will speak to Michael Mackniak, author of Saving Melissa: The 7Cs to Cure Mental Health System and co-creator of the Guardian Model for effective treatment of persons with mental illnesses about overcoming the stigma and coping with mental health treatment.

How Caregivers Can Use the Arts at Home

Mar 1, 2017 00:32:00

Description:

eCareDiary's caregiving expert, Margery Pabst will speak to Gay Hanna, Executive Director for The Center for Creative Aging about its creative caregiving initiative and policies that emerged from its leadership summit with the National Endowment for the Arts.

Understanding and Overcoming Macular Degeneration

Feb 22, 2017 00:11:00

Description:

eCareDiary will speak to Alan McClain, author of How I Beat Macular Degeneration in the Early Stages and How You Can Too! about early symptoms and a regimen to avoid or overcome the condition.

Exploring Creative Activities in the Land of Dementia

Feb 15, 2017 00:31:00

Description:

eCareDiary's caregiving expert, Margery Pabst will speak to Deborah Shouse, author of "Connecting in the Land of Dementia: Creative Activities to Explore Together" about simple project ideas to engage the creative spirit and connect with each other.

Caring for a Loved One with Congenital Heart Disease

Feb 7, 2017 00:24:00

Description:

eCareDiary will speak to Lauren Hlushak who was detected with congenital heart defects about misconceptions surrounding the condition as well as tips on providing the right kind of medical care and support to those affected by the disease.

Why Every Hospital Patient Needs an Advocate

Jan 25, 2017 00:31:00

Description:

eCareDiary's caregiving expert, Margery Pabst will speak to Bonnie Friedman, owner of a consultancy business and a crusader for healthcare advocacy about why patient advocacy is crucial and how caregivers and patients can intervene in hospital communication.

6 Legal and Financial Resources for the Family Caregiver

Jan 18, 2017 00:16:00

Description:

eCareDiary will speak to Dietrich Stroeh, author of 4 books including his latest ebook, Caregiver Resources: 6 Legal and Financial Resources about important caregiving related topics such as guardianship laws, potential tax relief outlets and internet scams to name a few.

Finding Gratitude and Positive Meaning In Family Caregiving

Jan 11, 2017 00:32:00

Description:

eCareDiary's caregiving expert Margery Pabst Steinmetz speaks Dr. Barry Jacobs and Dr. Julia Mayer, co-authors of AARP Meditations for Caregivers--Practical, Emotional and Spiritual Support for You and Your Family, about the positive rewards of caregiving.

The New Face of Caregiving

Dec 28, 2016 00:27:00

Description:

eCareDiary's caregiving expert, Margery Pabst will speak to James Brooks, former hospice clinical manager and author of The Unbroken Circle about emerging trends in caregiving.

Using Arts at Home to Create Quality Days while Caregiving

Dec 14, 2016 00:33:00

Description:

eCareDiary's caregiving expert, Margery Pabst will speak to Dr. Gay Hanna, Executive Director of The National Center for Creative Aging joined by the caregiver panel about using the medium of arts to engage with loved ones and create long lasting memories.

The Five Legal Questions Every Caregiver Should Ask

Nov 30, 2016 00:30:00

Description:

eCareDiary's caregiving expert, Margery Pabst will speak to Heidi Isenhart, elder law attorney with Shuffield Lowman in Orlando, Florida, about crucial legal issues associated with caregiving.

Exercise Tips for Seniors with Diabetes

Nov 23, 2016 00:20:00

Description:

eCareDiary will speak to Dr. Sheri Colberg-Ochs, PhD, FACSM, author and Professor Emerita of Exercise Science from Old Dominion University about diabetes physical activity barriers and guidelines to improve overall health.

How to Maintain and Find Happiness while Being a Caregiver

Nov 16, 2016 00:33:00

Description:

eCareDiary's caregiving expert, Margery Pabst Steinmetz will speak to Dr. Diane Robinson, PhD, Program Director, Integrative Medicine, UF Cancer Center, Orlando Health, Orlando Regional Medical Center about the power of positive psychology and tips to build happiness into caregiving situations.

Caregivers, Speak Up in the Hospital!

Oct 26, 2016 00:32:00

Description:

eCareDiary's caregiving expert, Margery Pabst Steinmetz will speak to Bonnie Friedman, author of "Hospital Warrior: How to Get the Best Care for Your Loved One" about the relationship between caregiver advocacy, both for self and care partner, and wellness and effective ways of speaking up for loved ones.

An Update on NCAA's Creative Caregiving Guide

Oct 12, 2016 00:32:00

Description:

eCareDiary's caregiving expert, Margery Pabst Steinmetz will speak to Dr. Greg Finch, Field Services Director at The National Center for Creative Aging, Dr. Vanessa Briscoe, Professor at Bethune Cookman University and Tamika Harris from Share the Care about new developments involving NCAA's creative caregiving guide aimed at improving the quality of caregivers' lives.

When You Receive a Breast Cancer Diagnosis

Oct 5, 2016 00:16:00

Description:

eCareDiary will speak to Margaret Lesh, two-time breast cancer survivor and author of "Let Me Get This Off My Chest" about how breast cancer changed her life and how she coped with the diagnosis.

Challenges of Dual Caregiving

Sep 28, 2016 00:35:00

Description:

eCareDiary's caregiving expert, Margery Pabst will speak to Heather Von St. James, a seven year Mesothelioma cancer survivor and Cameron Von St. James, advocate for the Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance about handling emotional and physical pressures while caring for your partner.

Healthy Lifestyle Changes to Deal with Dementia

Sep 21, 2016 00:23:00

Description:

eCareDiary will speak to Dr. Gary Small, Director of the UCLA Longevity Center and co-author of the book, “2 Weeks to a Younger Brain" about whether keeping the brain active and incorporating exercise and coping tips can help seniors with dementia along with their caregivers.

Community & Wellness Programs at the Atlantic Center for the Arts

Sep 14, 2016 00:32:00

Description:

eCareDiary's caregiving expert, Margery Pabst Steinmetz will speak to Jim Frost and Nancy Lowden, Co-Executive Directors at the Atlantic Center for the Arts in Florida about why arts and wellness programs feature prominently as part of their community outreach plans.

Myths Surrounding Cholesterol in Seniors

Sep 7, 2016 00:14:00

Description:

eCareDiary will speak to Dr. Jonny Bowden, PhD, nationally known board-certified nutritionist and author of 15 books including Smart Fat: Eat More Fat, Lose More Weight, Get Healthy Now!, co-authored with Steven Masley, MD about how cholesterol affects seniors and myths they need to be aware of.

Improving Patient Care when Faced with Geriatricians' Shortage

Aug 31, 2016 00:12:00

Description:

eCareDiary will speak to Tom Edmondson, Physician Director, Ambulatory Solutions, Philips Hospital to Home about better managing patient care and using technology when faced with a shortage of geriatricians.

When is Alternative Medicine Appropriate?

Aug 24, 2016 00:32:00

Description:

eCareDiary's caregiving expert, Margery Pabst spoke to Dr. Cary Presant, author of 'Surviving American Medicine" about who should be included in a caregiver's medical team and strategies to get the best performance by incorporating alternative methods in primary care regimes.

Vaccines and their Role in Staying Healthy

Aug 17, 2016 00:22:00

Description:

eCareDiary will speak to Dr. Randall Neustaedter, Doctor of Oriental Medicine and author of The Vaccine Guide about whether vaccines present any hidden dangers and ways to bolster immunity and prevent illness.

Creating Close Connections Combats Loneliness!

Aug 10, 2016 00:33:00

Description:

eCareDiary's caregiving expert, Margery Pabst Steinmetz, will speak to Elaine Malec, licensed psychologist and Founder and CEO of iCorConnects (Connecting Hearts) about how reciprocal connections between people can help tackle loneliness and improve quality of life for families.

The Cost of Caregiving

Aug 3, 2016 00:30:00

Description:

eCareDiary will speak to Christopher MacLellan, Founder of the Whole Care Network and the South Florida Caregiving Coalition as well as the author of “What’s The Deal With Caregiving?”, about his research project on working caregivers and the financial impact on their jobs and lives.

Exploding the Myths of Palliative Care : What Every Caregiver Needs to Know

Jul 27, 2016 00:34:00

Description:

eCareDiary's caregiving expert, Margery Pabst will speak to a caregiver panel and Diane Meier,  CEO of the Center to Advance Palliative Care (CAPC), about what palliative care is and what it means for patients, caregivers, and their families.

Harnessing Gratitude and Purpose while Caregiving

Jul 20, 2016 00:16:00

Description:

eCareDiary will speak to clinical psychologists, Dr. Barry Jacobs and Dr. Julia Mayer, authors of AARP Meditations for Caregivers about creating a positive caregiving experience and using gratitude and purpose to enhance relationships.

Pets & Palliative Care

Jul 13, 2016 00:30:00

Description:

eCareDiary's caregiving expert, Margery Pabst Steinmetz will speak to Kathy Heath, her Dad, Jim Bailey and their dog Toots, whom they got at the Orlando SPCA about how a family pet provides comfort and care to those around it.

Palliative Care Grows Up

Jun 29, 2016 00:33:00

Description:

eCareDiary's caregiving expert, Margery Pabst Steinmetz will speak to Dr. John Guarneri, Chairman of Healthcare and Spirituality, Florida Hospital, Diana Silvey, Program Director of the Winter Park Health Foundation and Mary Ellen Philbin, CEO of Share The Care about the essence of palliative care and the areas it covers.

Connecting Caregivers: Inspiring Tips & Resources

Jun 22, 2016 00:13:00

Description:

eCareDiary will speak to Linda Burhans, caregiver advocate and author of "Connecting Caregivers" and "Goodnight and God Bless" about tips on where to turn for help and how to connect with others when thrust into a caregiving role.

Caregiver Soup: Cooking and Caregiving

Jun 15, 2016 00:25:00

Description:

eCareDiary's caregiving expert, Margery Pabst Steinmetz will speak to Marcie, journalist and long distance caregiver to her mother, about cooking as a healing art form and wellness exercise.

Keeping Seniors Safe from Illegal Online Pharmacies

Jun 8, 2016 00:12:00

Description:

eCareDiary will speak to Libby Baney, Executive Director of the Alliance for Safe Online Pharmacies, an international non-profit organization about educating seniors and caregivers about risks in buying prescription medications online and tools to ensure their safety from illegal online dealers.

Embracing Enrichment in a Community Based Living Residence

Jun 1, 2016 00:27:00

Description:

eCareDiary will speak to Joe Carella, executive director of the nonprofit Scandinavian Living Center, a unique assisted living residence that allows seniors to remain a part of community.

How Caregivers Can Use Storytelling to Bring Family Together

May 25, 2016 00:32:00

Description:

eCareDiary's caregiving expert, Margery Pabst Steinmetz will speak to three caregivers about how storytelling has effected their caregiving journey.

The Truth about Bone Density Testing

May 18, 2016 00:15:00

Description:

eCareDiary will speak to Dr. Lani Simpson, author and leading expert in bone health, osteoporosis and hormoney balance about teaching baby boomers and seniors how to take charge of their bone health, prevent fractures and retain independence.

How Creativity Impacts Caregiver Quality of Life

May 11, 2016 00:32:00

Description:

eCareDiary's caregiving expert, Margery Pabst Steinmetz will speak to Dr. Adam Golden, M.D, MBA, Associate Program Director of Internal Medicine Residency at University of Central Florida's College of Medicine about quality of life among caregivers and how creativity can boost it.

Hepatitis C: Awareness, Stigma and Testing

May 4, 2016 00:22:00

Description:

eCareDiary will speak to Carleen McGuffey, patient advocate at Climbing for Carleen, a websitethat provides awareness on liver disease and hepatitis C about her personal story, stigmas associated with the condition and testing available to determine the right treatments.

Creative Arts Programs for Older Adults

Apr 27, 2016 00:31:00

Description:

eCareDiary will speak to Gay Hanna, Executive Director of National Center for Creative Aging, an inter-disciplinary nonprofit organization that focuses on creative expression through the arts and humanities programs for seniors in communities and health care settings.

Navigating the Challenges of a Parkinson's Diagnosis

Apr 20, 2016 00:21:00

Description:

eCareDiary will speak to Karl Robb, author of "A Soft Voice in a Noisy World", about dealing with Parkinson's and his wife, Angela Taylor, advocate and speaker on caregiver issues about tips and tools to help loved ones empower themselves during the healing and caring journey.

How Creativity is Making a Difference in Caregivers' Lives

Apr 13, 2016 00:32:00

Description:

eCareDiary's caregiving expert, Margery Pabst Steinmetz will speak to Dr. Gay Hanna, Executive Director of The National Center for Creative Aging and Dr. Greg Finch, Field Services Director, The National Center for Creative Aging about the impact of creativity on caregivers' well being.

Tips to Deal with an Alchoholic Parent

Apr 6, 2016 00:10:00

Description:

eCareDiary will speak to Erica Speigelman, addiction and wellness specialist and author of "Rewired: A Bold New Approach to Addiction & Recovery" about ways in which caregivers can approach a parent's alcoholism and take steps to get them help.

How Poetry Creates Connections

Mar 30, 2016 00:32:00

Description:

eCareDiary's caregiving expert, Margery Pabst Steinmetz will speak to Gary Glazner, Founder of "The Alzheiemer's Poetry Project" about how poetry influences the way caregivers and their loved ones engage and in particular responses of those with Alzheimer's.

Insights into the Altering Mind of Dementia

Mar 29, 2016 00:20:00

Description:

eCareDiary will speak to Cathie Borrie, author of "The Long Hello", a memoir about her seven year journey caring for her mother who suffered from dementia.

Caregiver Soup: Cooking and Caregiving

Mar 22, 2016 00:32:00

Description:

eCareDiary's caregiving expert, Margery Pabst Steinmetz will speak to Marcie Golgoski, journalist and long distance caregiver to her mother, about cooking as a healing art form and wellness exercise.

Picking the Right Foods as You Age

Mar 16, 2016 00:18:00

Description:

eCareDiary will speak to Heidi Skolnik, M.S., C.D.N., FACSM, a thought leader in nutrition, author and owner of Nutrition Conditioning about putting together the right kind of meal plans to enable healthy aging.

How Poetry Creates Connections

Mar 9, 2016 00:03:00

Description:

eCareDiary's caregiving expert, Margery Pabst Steinmetz will speak to Gary Glazner, Founder of "The Alzheiemer's Poetry Project" about how poetry influences the way caregivers and their loved ones engage and in particular responses of those with Alzheimer's.

Advocating for Older Adults and Fostering New Perceptions of Aging

Feb 24, 2016 00:30:00

Description:

eCareDiary's caregiving expert, Margery Pabst will speak to Dr. Jeffrey Levine, geriatrician at Mt. Sinai Hospital and photographer about ageism and opportunities for caregivers to change perceptions towards older adults.

Understanding Visual Impairment

Feb 17, 2016 00:21:00

Description:

eCareDiary will speak to Dan Roberts, Founding Director of Macular Degeneration Support and Editor-in-Chief of Prevent Blindness, Inc, about signs of visual impairment and was for caregivers to make life easier for those affected by the condition.

Using Movement to Stimulate and Engage Memory

Feb 10, 2016 00:31:00

Description:

eCareDiary's caregiving expert, Margery Pabst Steinmetz will speak to Maria Genne, Founder of Kairos Alive! that raises awareness about the importance of creative movement for verifiable health benefits.

Cardiac Rehabilitation: Eligibility and Benefits

Feb 3, 2016 00:24:00

Description:

eCareDiary will speak to Dr. Rajesh Vedanthan, Associate Director of Cardiac Rehabilitation at Mount Sinai about the basics of cardiac rehabilitation, eligibility criteria and benefits.

Caregiver Wellness: Being "Well" Everyday

Jan 27, 2016 00:32:00

Description:

eCareDiary will speak to Margery Pabst, caregiving expert, national speaker and co-author of four books on what the importance of caregiver welllness and it's association with creativity and quality of life.

When Diagnosed with Cervical Cancer

Jan 20, 2016 00:15:00

Description:

eCareDiary will speak to Carla Joy, artist and author of "My Cancerous Hoo-Hah: A Story of Cervical Cancer" about her choices during her cervical cancer treatment and ways she handled the emotional ups and downs.

Why Every Hospital Patient Needs an Advocate

Jan 13, 2016 00:31:00

Description:

eCareDiary's caregiving expert, Margery Pabst will speak to Bonnie Friedman, owner of a consultancy business and a crusader for healthcare advocacy about why patient advocacy is crucial and how caregivers and patients can intervene in hospital communication.

What Seniors Should Know about Glaucoma

Jan 9, 2016 00:12:00

Description:

eCareDiary will speak to Dr. Pradeep Ramulu, Associate Professor of Opthalmology at John Hopkins Wilmer Eye Institute about why seniors are at a higher risk for glaucoma and measures to take to prevent the disease.

How Holiday Traditions can be Enjoyed during Caregiving

Dec 23, 2015 00:33:00

Description:

eCareDiary's caregiving expert, Margery Pabst will speak to Dr. John Guarneri, Chairman of Healthcare and Spirituality, Florida Hospital and Lead Physician for "Caregiver and Physician Conversations"  and a caregiver panel discussing maintaining family rituals and traditions during holidays to make it a joyful affair.

Helping a Grieving Loved One during the Holidays

Dec 16, 2015 00:24:00

Description:

eCareDiary will speak to Christian Sinclair, Palliative Care Physician, University of Kansas Medical Center and editor of Pallimed, a hospice and palliative medicine blog about why grief is a unique stress during the holidays and tips to provide support.

Senior Driver Safety Tips

Dec 9, 2015 00:24:00

Description:

eCareDiary will speak to Elin Schold-Davis, Project Coordinator, Older Driver Initiative at The American Occupational Therapy Association about how aging affects driving and safety tips for senior drivers.

Falls Study: Understanding the Most At-Risk Populations

Dec 2, 2015 00:11:00

Description:

eCareDiary will speak to Kimberley O'Loughling, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Home Monitoring Philips about how chronic conditions among seniors can increase the risk of falls.

What I Have Learned About Myself While Caregiving

Nov 25, 2015 00:33:00

Description:

eCareDiary's caregiving expert, Margery Pabst will speak to a caregiver panel about their personal learning journeys.

Tools to Navigate the Healthcare System

Nov 18, 2015 00:14:00

Description:

eCareDiary will speak to Karyn Rizzo, author of "Aging in America Navigating Our Healthcare System" and patient advocate, about resources to help caregivers through varied health-related decisions such as choosing the right doctor, advanced directives, to name a few.

Creating Support Teams to Assist Caregivers and their Families

Nov 11, 2015 00:33:00

Description:

eCareDiary's caregiving expert, Margery Pabst will speak to Steven Warnock, Executive Director of Project-Compassion, an agency headquartered in Chapel Hill whose mission is to create community by organizing groups of volunteers to help those living with illness and their caregivers.

ABCs of Diabetes Care

Nov 4, 2015 00:22:00

Description:

eCareDiary will speak to Lorraine Starsky, Public Health Nurse for Allegheny County Health Department's Chronic Disease Prevention Program about the basics of diabetes and tips to delay its onset.

Managing Caregiver Stress by Learning about Compassion Fatigue

Oct 28, 2015 00:37:00

Description:

eCareDiary's caregiving expert, Margery Pabst will speak to Dr. David Decker, Director of the Florida Hospital Cancer Institute about handling tough emotional situations by understanding compassion fatigue.

Physical Therapy: A Potential Boon for Seniors

Oct 21, 2015 00:21:00

Description:

eCareDiary will speak to Karena Wu, owner and clinical director of ActiveCare Physical Therapy, about what physiotherapy is and how it benefits seniors through many conditions.

When the Carer Becomes the "Cared-For"

Oct 14, 2015 00:32:00

Description:

eCareDiary's caregiving expert, Margery Pabst will speak to John Mills and Susan Baida, Co-Founders of eCareDiary.com about the emotions and challenges they went through when their roles changed from being 'carers' to being 'cared-for'.

Support Systems for Sandwich Caregivers

Oct 7, 2015 00:31:00

Description:

eCareDiary will speak to Carole Brecht and Jan Steinle nee Reisman, Co-founders of the Sandwich Woman about the biggest gaps in support for caregivers and their involvement with social media to create resources.

What You Should Know Before Hospitalization

Sep 30, 2015 00:29:00

Description:

eCareDiary will speak to Melissa Kahn, Founder of Kahn Healthcare Consulting and author of The Personal Healthcare Passport about things to prep for and list of important documents to get ready before hospitalization.

Exploding the Myths of Palliative Care: What Every Caregiver Needs to Know

Sep 23, 2015 00:33:00

Description:

eCareDiary's caregiving expert, Margery Pabst will speak to a caregiver panel and Diane Meier,  CEO of the Center to Advance Palliative Care (CAPC), about what palliative care is and what it means for patients, caregivers, and their families.

Preparing a Caregiving Plan After an Alzheimer's Diagnosis

Sep 16, 2015 00:26:00

Description:

President and founder of The DEANA Foundation, a non-profit which helps families with costs of caregiving related to dementia. She also writes the popular blog, “Dementia Diaries: A Journey With Dementia” about how to prepare a caregiving plan and get resources for a loved one diagnosed with Alzheimer's.

Challenges of Dual Caregiving

Sep 9, 2015 00:34:00

Description:

eCareDiary's caregiving expert, Margery Pabst will speak to Heather Von St. James, a seven year Mesothelioma cancer survivor and Cameron Von St. James, advocate for the Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance about handling emotional and physical pressures while caring for your partner.

How Poetry Therapy Aids Healing

Sep 2, 2015 00:27:00

Description:

eCareDiary will speak to Laurie Arnold-McMillan, nurse, patient advocate, poetry therapist and Co-founder of the Pittsburgh Memoir Project about how poetry therapy can help change an outlook of a person going through grief and instill hope.

The New Face of Caregiving

Aug 26, 2015 00:34:00

Description:

eCareDiary's caregiving expert, Margery Pabst will speak to James Brooks, former hospice clinical manager and author of The Unbroken Circle about emerging trends in caregiving.

Affordable Care Act Update: Understanding Benefits

Aug 12, 2015 00:28:00

Description:

eCareDiary's caregiving expert will speak to John Mills, Co-founder and President of eCareDiary.com about how consumers can understand and manage benefits of the Affordable Care Act.

Wake-Up Calls to Turn a Caregiving Situation Around

Aug 5, 2015 00:28:00

Description:

eCareDiary will speak to Allen Klein, author of 25 best-selling books and professional speaker about the power of words and using humor to tackle caregiving challenges.

After Caregiving: What Legal Questions To Ask?

Jul 29, 2015 00:31:00

Description:

eCareDiary's caregiving expert, Margery Pabst will speak to Heidi Isenhardt, Elder Care Attorney, Shuffield Lowman Attorneys and Advisors about legal issues to resolve after the caregiving life is over with the loss of a loved one.

Hospital Readmissions: Prevention through Patient Care

Jul 22, 2015 00:24:00

Description:

eCareDiary will speak to Kimberly O’Loughlin, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Home Monitoring for Philips about how hospital readmissions affect seniors and ways to improve patient care.

Finding Your Optimum Healthcare: Making Effective Decisions

Jul 15, 2015 00:32:00

Description:

eCareDiary will speak to Dr. Kesavan Kutty, a physician from the American College of Physicians about finding then best possible treatment for your care partner especially for those facing chronic illnesses.

Benefits of Caregiver Coaching

Jul 8, 2015 00:22:00

Description:

eCareDiary will speak to Linda Burhans, caregiver advocate, speaker and author of "Goodnight and God Bless" about services provided by a caregiver coach and why they are vital in today's times.

Journey of a Cancer Survivor

Jul 1, 2015 00:27:00

Description:

eCareDiary will speak to Tami Boeher, author of award-winning book on cancer and metastatic breast cancer survivor about her journey from diagnosis to hope and healing.

Understanding Palliative Care Coordination

Jun 24, 2015 00:32:00

Description:

eCareDiary's caregiving expert, Margery Pabst spoke to Dr. John Guarneri, Chairman of Healthcare and Spirituality, Florida Hospital and a caregiver panel about key issues and gaps in palliative care coordination and ways to rectify them.

Protecting Seniors from Identity Theft

Jun 17, 2015 00:32:00

Description:

eCareDiary will speak to Jim Blue, CEO and founder of BlueTutor.com and host of “the Keeping Technology Simple” Radio Program about tools to help seniors minimize the danger of identity theft and steps to take in case of identity fraud.

How Caregivers Can Use the Arts at Home

Jun 10, 2015 00:32:00

Description:

eCareDiary will speak to Gay Hanna, Executive Director for The Center for Creative Aging about its creative caregiving initiative and policies that emerged from it's leadership summit with the National Endowment for the Arts.

Understanding Grief: How Palliative Care Helps

May 27, 2015 00:32:00

Description:

eCareDiary will speak to Father John Anderson, Sr. Director of Mission Integration at ArchCare at Terence cardinal Cooke Health Care Center about why grief is so hard to understand and coping mechanisms that can help.

Conquering Arthritis

May 20, 2015 00:33:00

Description:

eCareDiary will speak to Barbara Allan, author of bestselling book, "Conquering Arthritis" on the process of dealing and healing from arthritis.

Living with Fibromyalgia: Tips & Coping Strategies

May 13, 2015 00:21:00

Description:

eCareDiary will speak to Amanda Kimberley, nationally recognized and award-winning author of Fibro & Fabulous about dealing with the diagnosis and tips for daily management of the chronic condition.

Living Healthier Longer: Tips by Dr. Ruth Heidrich

May 6, 2015 00:31:00

Description:

eCareDiary will speak to Dr. Ruth Heidrich, world-champion Ironman triathlete and author of four books on diets and exercises that can enhance senior health and longevity.

Treating Alcoholism in the Elderly

Apr 29, 2015 00:22:00

Description:

eCareDiary will speak to Daniel Callahan, Founder of Solutions Rehab Center about first steps to take and individual care-focused rehabilitation for seniors suffering from alcohol abuse.

Managing Grief in the Workplace

Apr 22, 2015 00:33:00

Description:

eCareDiary will speak to Rachel Kodanaz, speaker, coach and author of "Grief in the Workplace" that provides a handy tool guide to those who might have experienced a a significant personal loss in the work environment.

Scenario-Based Guidelines for Alzheimer's Caregivers

Apr 15, 2015 00:31:00

Description:

eCareDiary will speak to Mara Botonis, best-selling author of, “When Caring Takes Courage” and Founder of Biography Based Care offering tools, resources and training for family caregivers.

Yoga to Manage Parkinson's Disease Symptoms

Apr 8, 2015 00:28:00

Description:

eCareDiary will speak to Renee Le Verrier of LIM Yoga who is a certified yoga instructor and author of "Yoga for Movement Disorders" about how it can help with Parkinson's symptoms and in rebuilding strength and flexibility.

Senior Care Options: When Living at Home is No Longer Safe

Apr 1, 2015 00:33:00

Description:

eCareDiary will speak to Sue Johansen, Director of the Western Region for A Place for Mom, North America’s largest senior living referral service about tips to identify when living at home is not safe and the new landscape of senior care options.

What Caregivers Need to Know About New Cancer Treatments

Mar 25, 2015 00:32:00

Description:

eCareDiary's caregiving expert, Margery Pabst will speak to Dr. David Decker, Executive Director of Cancer Institute at Florida Hospital, about advances in cancer research and treatments benefiting patients and caregivers.

Assisted Vacation Planning for Seniors & Caregivers

Mar 18, 2015 00:22:00

Description:

eCareDiary will speak to Thomas Stern, Founder of Assisted Vacation that provides person-centered planning services for those with cognitive or physical limitations allowing them to benefit from vacation and travel.

Palliative Care and Hospice: Differences Caregivers Need to Know

Mar 11, 2015 00:32:00

Description:

eCareDiary's caregiving expert, Margery Pabst will speak to Dr. John Guarneri, Chairman of Healthcare and Spirituality, Florida Hospital and a caregiver panel about the nuances that define and distinguish palliative care and hospice.

Spirituality in Palliative Care

Mar 4, 2015 00:28:00

Description:

eCareDiary will speak to Father John Anderson, Sr. Director of Mission Integration at ArchCare at Terence Cardinal Cooke (TCC) Health Care Center about combining spirituality with palliative care systems.

The New Face of Caregiving

Feb 25, 2015 00:32:00

Description:

eCareDiary's caregiving expert, Margery Pabst will speak to James Brooks, former hospice clinical manager and author of The Unbroken Circle about emerging trends in caregiving.

Author Edith Chevat Discusses Fears and Challenges of Aging

Feb 18, 2015 00:19:00

Description:

eCareDiary will speak to Edith Chevat, author of the novels Love Lesson, The Book of Esther, and the long narrative poem Lost about everyday challenges, rewards and perceptions related to aging.

Virtual Dementia Tour for Family Caregivers

Feb 11, 2015 00:27:00

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eCareDiary will speak to P.K Beville, geriatric specialist, author and founder of Second Wind Dreams about her research-based Virtual DementiaTour, an experiential toolkit designed to help family caregivers move from sympathy to empathy and better understand the behaviors of their loved ones.

The Five Legal Questions Every Caregiver Should Ask

Feb 4, 2015 00:28:00

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eCareDiary's caregiving expert, Margery Pabst will speak to Heidi Isenhart, elder law attorney with Shuffield Lowman in Orlando, Florida, about crucial legal issues associated with caregiving.

Male Caregiving in the African American Community

Jan 29, 2015 00:33:00

Description:

eCareDiary will interview Dr. Charles Ross.

When is Alternative Medicine Appropriate?

Jan 28, 2015 00:32:00

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eCareDiary's caregiving expert, Margery Pabst will speak to Dr. Cary Presant, author of 'Surviving American Medicine" about who should be included in a caregiver's medical team and strategies to get the best performance.

Coping with the Progression of Parkinson's

Jan 21, 2015 00:35:00

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eCareDiary will speak to Jill McClure, Information Specialist at the Parkinson's Disease Foundation about how caregivers needs evolve as Parkinson's disease progresses and ways to cope with the changes.

Affordable Care Act Update: Enrolling for Coverage

Jan 14, 2015 00:33:00

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eCareDiary's caregiving expert, Margery Pabst will speak to John Mills, Co-founder of eCareDiary about qualifying criteria for enrolling for health coverage under the Affordable Care Act.

Role of Medicaid in Long Term Care Planning

Dec 17, 2014 00:35:00

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eCareDiary will speak to David Cutner, author and Co-founder of Lamson & Cutner, P.C., an Elder Law firm about Medicaid and how it plays an important role in long term care planning.

Teach Back: Examples of a Critical Tool for Caregivers

Dec 10, 2014 00:30:00

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eCareDiary's caregiving expert, Margery Pabst will speak to Dr. Kesavan Kutty from the American College of Physicians about the Teach Back resource for patients and physicians.

Dealing with the First Holiday after Losing a Parent

Dec 3, 2014 00:31:00

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eCareDiary's caregiving expert, Margert Pabst will speak to Dr. John Guarneri, Chairman of Healthcare and Spirituality, Florida Hospital and a caregiver panel about managing the holidays while grappling with emotions and memories after losing a parent.

Being an Effective Healthcare Advocate During Hospitalization

Nov 26, 2014 00:23:00

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eCareDiary will speak to Melissa Kahn, Principal/Owner of Kahn Healthcare Consulting, LLC about common pitfalls caregivers face when dealing with hospitals and tips to best advocate for oneself and loved ones.

Handling Relationship Dynamics Among Caregiver Siblings

Nov 19, 2014 00:33:00

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eCareDiary's caregiving expert, Margery Pabst will speak to Dr. Barry J.Jacobs, clinical psychologist and author of "Emotional Survival Guide for the Caregiver" about challenges of sibling relationships during the caregiving journey.

Modifying Home Settings to Aid Loved Ones with Dementia

Nov 12, 2014 00:32:00

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eCareDiary will speak to Lisa Baron, Executive Director of Memory Care Home Solutions along with Carolyn Rochester, Program Director about simple home modifications caregivers can make to enhance in-home independence and safety of loved ones with dementia.

How Families Can Use the Arts for Loved Ones with Dementia

Nov 5, 2014 00:30:00

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eCareDiary will speak to Margery Pabst, President of the Pabst Foundation and President-Elect for The Center of Creative Aging about why the arts are so special as we age and groundbreaking creative programs for caregivers and loves ones.

Supportive Counseling for Caregiving Challenges

Oct 29, 2014 00:25:00

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eCareDiary will speak to Dr. Fritz Galette, a New York State Licensed Psychologist and host of the "Ask Dr. Fritz" radio show about common issues caregivers are grappling with and the counseling services that he provides to guide them through it.

How We Age: Perspectives for a Positive & Creative Future

Oct 22, 2014 00:32:00

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eCareDiary's caregiving expert, Margery Pabst will speak to Dr. Marc Agronin, Medical Director of Mental Health at the Miami Jewish Health Systems and author of "How We Age", about his perspectives on aging, caregiving and quality of life for a positive and creative future.

Stress Reduction Strategies for Cancer Caregivers

Oct 15, 2014 00:26:00

Description:

eCareDiary will interview Dr. Richard Taylor, psychologist and author of "Alzheimer's from the Inside Out" about the real roots of stress among cancer caregivers and strategies to avoid them.

Assessing the Affordable Care Act

Oct 8, 2014 00:32:00

Description:

eCareDiary's caregiving expert, Margery Pabst will speak to John Mills, Co-founder of eCareDiary.com about the impact of the Affordable Care Act and an evaluation of the process and future prospects.

Trends in Medical Alerting Services for Seniors Aging in Place

Oct 1, 2014 00:23:00

Description:

eCareDiary will interview Deb Citrin, Senior Director of Strategy and Business Development for Philips Home Monitoring about trends in personal emergency response systems to ensure safe and independent healthy aging at home.

Taking Charge of Your Caregiving

Sep 24, 2014 00:32:00

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eCareDiary's caregiving expert, Margery Pabst will speak to Dr. Rick Bommelje, author and Professor at Rollins College and Dr. John Guarneri, Past President o Medical Staff at Florida Hospital about how caregivers can take charge of their caregiving by using leadership principles.

Finding Meaning with Caregiving

Sep 17, 2014 00:32:00

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eCareDiary will speak to Janet Edmunson, M.Ed and author about finding caregiving affirmations to derive positivity during the challenging phases of caregiving.

Have You Developed Your Healthcare Team?

Sep 10, 2014 00:32:00

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eCareDiary's caregiving expert, Margery Pabst will speak to Dr. Cary Presant, author of "Surviving American Medicine" about developing your medical team as you care for a loved one or friend--who should be on your team, how to lead communications, and how to encourage and get the best results from your team.

Handling Ethical Dilemmas in Family Caregiving

Aug 27, 2014 00:31:00

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eCareDiary's caregiving expert, Margery Pabst will speak to Dr. Barron Lerner, author of "A Good Doctor:  A Father, A Son and the Evolution of Medical Ethics" that details a personal journey and poses ethical issues that doctors, families, and caregivers frequently face.

Giving and Getting Bad News from the Doctor - Part 2

Aug 13, 2014 00:32:00

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eCareDiary's caregiving expert, Margery Pabst will speak to Dr. Kesavan Kutty, a physician from the American College of Physicians about communication skills key to successfully handle bad news.

Giving and Getting Bad News from the Doctor - Part 1

Jul 30, 2014 00:32:00

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eCareDiary's caregiving expert, Margery Pabst will speak to Dr. Kesavan Kutty, a physician from the American College of Physicians about how caregivers and family members should be informed about a bad situation and the right kinds of questions caregivers should ask.

Living with Loss, One Day at a Time

Jul 23, 2014 00:27:00

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eCareDiary will interview Rachel Kodanaz, speaker, coach and author of ‘Living with Loss, One Day at a Time” that offers daily encouragement to individuals and families who have lost a loved one or are suffering from any loss of form.

Caregiving Among the Incarcerated

Jul 16, 2014 00:25:00

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eCareDiary will interview Dr. Tina Maschi, Associate Professor at Fordham University Graduate School of Social Service and the Executive Director of the Be The Evidence Project, about caregiving as a human rights and social justice issue.

Advocating for Older Adults and Fostering New Perceptions of Aging

Jul 9, 2014 00:31:00

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eCareDiary's caregiving expert, Margery Pabst will speak to Dr. Jeffrey Levine, geriatrician at Mt. Sinai Hospital and photographer about ageism and opportunities for caregivers to change perceptions towards older loved adults.

Living Alone: What to Do When You Have No One to Care For You

Jul 2, 2014 00:31:00

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eCareDiary will speak to Sheila Warnock, Founder and President of SharetheCaregiving, Inc, about strategies for those who choose to live and age alone.

Hospital Discharge Planning Tools for Family Caregivers

Jun 25, 2014 00:24:00

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eCareDiary will speak to Carol Levine, Director at the United Hospital Fund’s Families and Health Care Project and author of "Living in the Land of Limbo", about new hospital discharge models, information and training for caregivers to help loved ones once they return home.

Dementia Arts: Celebrating Creativity in Elder Care

Jun 18, 2014 00:32:00

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eCareDiary will interview Gary Glazner, Founder and Executive Director of the Alzheimer's Poetry Project and author of the upcoming book Dementia Arts about using poetry and the arts to facilitate communication with people with dementia in a unique way.

Living with Alzheimer's: Dr. Richard Taylor Shares his Story

Jun 13, 2014 00:30:00

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eCareDiary will interview Dr. Richard Taylor, PhD, psychologist and author of "Alzheimer's from the Inside Out" about counteracting alzheimer's stigmas and finding purpose to live your life to the fullest while dealing with the disease.

Challenges of Spousal Caregiving

Jun 11, 2014 00:24:00

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eCareDiary will interview Terri Corcoran who is on the Board of WellSpouse Association that offers emotional peer-to-peer support to the wives, husbands, and partners of the chronically ill and/or disabled.

Using Arts at Home to Create Quality Days while Caregiving

May 28, 2014 00:33:00

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eCareDiary's caregiving expert, Margery Pabst will speak to Dr. Gay Hanna, Executive Director of The National Center for Creative Aging joined by the caregiver panel about using the medium of arts to engage with loved ones and create long lasting memories.

Assisting Families Struggling Against Atypical Parkinsonian Disorders

May 21, 2014 00:31:00

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eCareDiary will interview Trish Caruana, Vice President of Programs and Education at CurePSP, an international non-profit organization that funds research and provides education and support for people suffering from atypical Parkinson’s disorders.

Tips from a Geriatric Care Manager on Senior Home Care Options

May 14, 2014 00:24:00

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eCareDiary will speak to Doris Haas, a Certified Professional Geriatric Care Manager, and the Owner and Founder of Atlas Care Management, about residential housing options for seniors.

Health Outcomes, Planning and Education (HOPE) for Alzheimer's Act

May 7, 2014 00:39:00

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eCareDiary will speak to Karen Francis, certified dementia practitioner about the HOPE for Alzheimer's Act that would improve diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease and increase access to information on care and support for newly diagnosed individuals and their families.

Changing the Way We Die: Demystifying Hospice

Apr 30, 2014 00:33:00

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eCareDiary will interview Fran Smith and Sheila Himmel, co-authors of Changing the Way We Die: Compassionate End of Life Care and The Hospice Movement, about the discomfort surrounding death and also about the dying-well philosophy.

Advocacy for the Working Caregiver: Helping to Ease the Burden

Apr 23, 2014 00:32:00

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eCareDiary will interview Jeff Weinberg, M.Ed, MPH, NHA, Founder of Senior Assistance, a geriatric advocacy agency that helps seniors and their caregivers navigate through the bureaucratic maze and provides creative solutions for seniors and their families when they need it most.

Story Starters and Mindful Art for Elders with Alzheimer's

Apr 9, 2014 00:23:00

Description:

eCareDiary will speak to Tryn Rose Seley, photographer and musician about her projects and offerings for elders with Alzheimer's.

When Your Parent Moves In

Apr 2, 2014 00:31:00

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eCareDiary will interview David Horgan, an award-winning medical educator, filmmaker,director and author about what to do, what not to do, and what can happen (the good and the bad) when a parent moves in.

Insights of a Professional Caregiver Who Became a Family Caregiver

Mar 26, 2014 00:31:00

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eCareDiary's caregiving expert, Margery Pabst will speak to Sue Ventura, President of Easter Seals about her journey from a professional caregivers to a family caregiver and the lessons she learnt along the way.

Top Three Red Flags for Caregivers

Mar 19, 2014 00:32:00

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eCareDiary's caregiving expert, Margery Pabst will speak to Dr. Cary Presant, author of "Surviving American Medicine: How to Get the Right Doctor, Right Hospital, and Right Treatment with Today's Health Care" about warning signs for caregivers when it comes to issues related to care providers.

Why Your Healthcare Directive Won't Work in the Hospital

Mar 12, 2014 00:32:00

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eCareDiary will speak to Viki Kind, a clinical bioethicist, medical educator and hospice volunteer about ways healthcare directives fail in a hospital setting and how to create a personal and meaningful document that will be honored.

Helping Aging Parents from Afar

Mar 5, 2014 00:33:00

Description:

eCareDiary will interview Nancy Stein, PhD, Founder of Seniority Matters, a company in South Florida that advises and navigates adult children who help their aging parents from a distance, on caregiving issues such as hiring aides, managing daily needs. finances and keeping them safe and engaged

Online Brain Research Tools for Alzheimer's Patients and Caregivers

Feb 26, 2014 00:32:00

Description:

eCareDiary's caregiving expert, Margery Pabst will speak to Dr. Michael Weiner, Founder of the Brain Health Registry about the right sources for information on brain research useful and relevant to caregivers, families and patients.

Is Hearing Loss and Dementia Connected?

Feb 19, 2014 00:24:00

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eCareDiary will speak to Dr. Noreen Gibbons, Lead Audiologist at hi HealthInnovations (A UnitedHealth Group company), about factors that connect hearing loss with dementia among seniors.

Challenges and Joys of Long Distance Caregiving for a Parent

Feb 12, 2014 00:32:00

Description:

eCareDiary's caregiving expert, Margery Pabst will speak to Debra Dinnocenzo, a dynamic speaker, author, consultant and coach about strategies to maximize the joys and tackle the stresses that come along with long-distance caregiving for a parent.

Interactive Storytelling for Seniors with Memory Loss

Feb 5, 2014 00:29:00

Description:

eCareDiary will speak to James Rosenberger, an award winning actor, musician, director and creator of therapeutic storytelling program, Audible Therapies about his new offer, 'Every Picture Tells a Story" that inspire seniors with memory loss to share the gifts of their imaginations.

Challenges of Dual Caregiving

Jan 29, 2014 00:33:00

Description:

eCareDiary's caregiving expert, Margery Pabst will speak to Heather Von St. James, a seven year Mesothelioma cancer survivor and Cameron Von St. James, advocate for the Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance about handling emotional and physical pressures while caring for your partner.

Differences between Normal Aging and Dementia

Jan 22, 2014 00:31:00

Description:

eCareDiary will speak to Jacqueline Marcell, an eldercare and Alzheimer's advocate and author of "Elder Rage" about the importance of caregivers knowing the difference between normal aging and dementia to be better prepared to handle either situation.

Frequently Asked Questions about the Affordable Care Act

Jan 15, 2014 00:30:00

Description:

eCareDiary's caregiving expert, Margery Pabst will speak to John Mills, Co-Founder of eCareDiary about additional nuances and developments with regards to the Affordable Care Act.

Prayers and Affirmations for Family Caregivers

Jan 8, 2014 00:32:00

Description:

eCareDiary will speak to The Reverend Gregory Johnson, Health Care Professional, Ordained Inter-faith Minister and Marion Gambardella, Spiritual Counselor and Licensed Teacher and Minister, about their new book, "Peace, Be Still...Prayers and Affirmations for Family Caregivers" about garnering spiritual strength to meet caregiver demands.

Out of Memory Loss Comes the Unforgettable

Dec 18, 2013 00:28:00

Description:

eCareDiary will interview Cathie Borrie, author of "The Long Hello" and "Looking Into Your Voice", playwright and performance artist about how her experience with her mother's memory loss has helped her understand the altering world of the dementia mind.

How Holiday Traditions Can be Enjoyed during Caregiving

Dec 11, 2013 00:32:00

Description:

eCareDiary's caregiving expert, Margery Pabst will speak to Dr. John Guarneri, Chairman of Healthcare and Spirituality, Florida Hospital and Lead Physician for "Caregiver and Physician Conversations"  and a caregiver panel discussing maintaing family rituals and traditions during holidays to make it a joyful affair.

Journaling to Cope with Caregiving Challenges

Dec 4, 2013 00:26:00

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eCareDiary will interview Linda Burhans, caregiver advocate, speaker and author of "Goodnight and God Bless" about using the power of writing to heal yourself of the stresses of caregiving.

Managing Caregiver Stress by Learning about Compassion Fatig

Nov 27, 2013 00:31:00

Description:

eCareDiary's caregiving expert, Margery Pabst will speak to Dr. David Decker, Director of the Florida Hospital Cancer Institute about handling tough emotional situations by understanding compassion fatigue.

Joy Boosters: Ways to Encourage Older Adults

Nov 20, 2013 00:27:00

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eCareDiary will interview Missy Buchanan, author, older adult advocate and former creativity educator about her new book, "Joy Boosters" about ways to lift the spirits of seniors.

Exploding the Myths of Palliative Care: What Every Caregive

Nov 13, 2013 00:33:00

Description:

eCareDiary's caregiving expert, Margery Pabst will speak to a caregiver panel and Diane Meier,  CEO of the Center to Advance Palliative Care (CAPC), about what palliative care is and what it means for patients, caregivers, and their families.

Managing a Bad Day during Caregiving

Nov 6, 2013 00:26:00

Description:

eCareDiary will interview Denise Brown, Founder of Caregiving.com, professional caregiving coach and author of 4 books on caregiving about caregiver strategies for handling particularly stressful situations while caring for an elderly loved one.

Getting to the Root of the Problem with Loved Ones

Oct 30, 2013 00:31:00

Description:

eCareDiary will interview Dr. Kesavan Kutty from the American College of Physicians about practical tips for getting to the root cause and beyond symptoms.

Enhancing the Travel Experience for Aging Loved Ones

Oct 23, 2013 00:28:00

Description:

eCareDiary will interview Melissa Kahn, Founder of Kahn Healthcare Consulting LLC, (Helping organizations and families navigate the aging journey) and author of the Personal Healthcare Passport tm about enhancing the travel experience for aging loved ones.

Caregiving for Lewy Body Dementia

Oct 16, 2013 00:31:00

Description:

eCareDiary will interview Angela Taylor, Director of Programs for the Lewy Body Dementia Association (LBDA) about a glimpse into what Lewy Body Dementia means and what the LBDA is doing to advocate for families and advance research.  

Ear it Out: Understanding Hearing Loss

Oct 9, 2013 00:31:00

Description:

eCareDiary will interview Dr. Noreen Gibbens, Lead Audiologist at Hi HealthInnovations (A UnitedHealth Group company), about what causes hearing loss and medical devices used to assist those grappling with the issue.

Creating Support Teams to Assist Caregivers and their Famili

Sep 25, 2013 00:32:00

Description:

eCareDiary's caregiving expert, Margery Pabst will speak to Steven Warnock, Executive Director of Project-Compassion, an agency headquartered in Chapel Hill whose mission is to create community by organizing groups of volunteers to help those living with illness and their caregivers.

Veterans Affairs Caregiver Support Program

Sep 19, 2013 00:34:00

Description:

eCareDiary will speak to Margaret Kabat, Deputy Director, Department of Veterans Affairs Caregiver Support Program about services, benefits, training and educational opportunities made available to family caregivers and seniors.

Dealing with Conflicting Caregiving Feelings

Sep 18, 2013 00:24:00

Description:

eCareDiary will interview Dr. Barry Jacobs, a clinical psychologist, family therapist and the author of the book, The Emotional Survival Guide for Caregivers—Looking After Yourself and Your Family While Helping an Aging Parent, about the issue of caregivers being self-critical about conflicting feelings.

Veterans Affairs Caregiver Support Program

Sep 4, 2013 00:50:00

Description:

eCareDiary will speak to Margaret Kabat, Deputy Director for the Department of Veterans Affairs Caregiver Support Program about services, benefits, training and educational opportunities made available to family caregivers and seniors.

What Really, Really Matters to Caregivers: How Medical Profe

Aug 28, 2013 00:32:00

Description:

eCareDiary's caregiving expert, Margery Pabst will speak to Dr. Rick Bommelje, professor of Communications at Rollins College in Winter Park, FL and Dr. John Guarneri, Chairman & Director of the Department of Healthcare and Spirituality at Florida Hospital, about how medical teams can listen better and how caregivers and patients can encourage better listening in the doctor's office.

What does The Affordable Care Act Mean for You!

Aug 14, 2013 00:33:00

Description:

eCareDiary's caregiving expert, Margery Pabst will speak to John Mills, Co-Founder of eCareDiary about the latest news regarding The Affordable Care Act and what it means for caregivers. 

What Really, Really Matters to Caregivers

Jul 31, 2013 00:31:00

Description:

eCareDiary's caregiving expert, Margery Pabst will speak to Dr. Rick Bommelje, professor of Communications at Rollins College in Winter Park, FL and Dr. John Guarneri, Chairman & Director of the Department of Healthcare and Spirituality at Florida Hospital, about key listening and communication skills that can keep everyone on the same page.

Caregiving Strategies to Engage with Seniors with Alzheimers

Jul 24, 2013 00:30:00

Description:

eCareDiary will speak to Tryn Rose Seley, professional caregiver and author of "15 Minutes of Fame", about creative caregiving strategies to engage and connect with those with Alzheimer's.

Cognitive Stimulation for Seniors with Dementia

Jul 17, 2013 00:31:00

Description:

eCareDiary will speak to Monica Heltemes, occupational therapist and founder of MindStart which offers products, activities and educational resources that provide cognitive stimulation for different stages of dementia.

Do You Want to be Happy? - Develop a Personal Plan

Jul 10, 2013 00:31:00

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Caregivers Speak!  eCareDiary's caregiving expert, Margery Pabst will speak to Heidi Isenhardt, Elder Care Attorney at Shuffield-Lowman about how to prepare for a visit to the attorney, the right questions to ask and how to remain focused on a plan that is uniquely yours.  

How to Hire Quality Care Providers

Jul 3, 2013 00:33:00

Description:

eCareDiary will speak to Melissa Kahn, Founder of Kahn Healthcare Consulting and author of The Personal Healthcare Passport about qualities to look for when hiring a professional caregiver for an elderly loved one.

What Really, Really Matters to Caregivers: Listening Affects

Jun 26, 2013 00:32:00

Description:

eCareDiary's caregiving expert, Margery Pabst will speak to Dr. Rick Bommelje, professor of Communications at Rollins College in Winter Park, FL and Dr. John Guarneri, Chairman & Director of the Department of Healthcare and Spirituality at Florida Hospital, about key listening and communication skills that can keep everyone on the same page.

Funding for Respite Care

Jun 19, 2013 00:23:00

Description:

eCareDiary will speak to Jill Kagan, Chair of National Respite Coalition and Program Director of ARCH National Respite Network and Resource Center about funding sources for respite care and best ways for caregivers to access them.

How Palliative Care Enhances Your Quality of Life

Jun 12, 2013 00:31:00

Description:

eCareDiary's caregiving expert, Margery Pabst will speak to Dr. Diane Meier, CEO of the Center to Advance Palliative Care, a national organization devoted to increasing the number and quality of palliative care programs in the US, about the misconceptions about palliative care and how it can help caregivers.

Online Counseling for Caregivers

Jun 5, 2013 00:31:00

Description:

eCareDiary will interview Dr. Marlene Maheu, a California licensed psychologist and the Executive Director of the TeleMental Health Institute, Inc. about the challenges and benefits of online counseling for caregivers.

Creating an Alzheimer's-Friendly Healthcare Workforce

May 29, 2013 00:30:00

Description:

eCareDiary's caregiving expert, Margery Pabst will speak to Dr. Ethelle Lord, Founder and President of Remembering 4 U, that focuses on changing the way care is provided for those suffering from Alzheimer's disease by creating an Alzheimer's friendly healthcare workforce.

Alerting Devices for Seniors with Hearing and Vision Impairm

May 22, 2013 00:26:00

Description:

eCareDiary will speak to George Elwell, Founder and President of Silent Call Communications that produces electronic, visual and tactile alerting devices for seniors who are deaf or blind.

Caregivers Speak! When the Carer Becomes the "Cared-For"

May 15, 2013 00:32:00

Description:

eCareDiary's caregiving expert, Margery Pabst will speak to John Mills and Susan Baida, Co-Founders of eCareDiary.com about the emotions and challenges they went through when their roles changed from being 'carers' to being 'cared-for'.

Helping a Challenging Senior Prepare a Care Plan

May 8, 2013 00:32:00

Description:

eCareDiary will interview Jacqueline Marcell an eldercare and Alzheimer's advocate and author of "Elder Rage" on tips to help a challenging senior to prepare a care plan and work harmoniously with a care team.

What Caregivers Need to Know about Research

May 1, 2013 00:31:00

Description:

eCareDiary's caregiving expert, Margery Pabst will speak to Dr. Michael Weiner, Professor of Radiology, Medicine, Psychiatry and Neurology at UCSF about his acclaimed research project, ADNI (Alzheimer's Disease Neuroimaging Initiative) and it's importance for caregivers and their families.

The "AAA" Dilemma of Caregivers

Apr 24, 2013 00:29:00

Description:

eCareDiary will interview Linda Burhans, caregiver advocate, speaker and author of "Goodnight and God Bless", about understanding how to balance responsibilities and taking care of one's own needs.

Caregiving Ties That Bind

Apr 17, 2013 00:28:00

Description:

eCareDiary will interview Gary Barg, Founder and Editor-In-Chief of the first national magazine for caregivers, Today’s Caregiver about his new book, "Caregiving Ties That Bind."  In this book he shares 100 celebrity caregiving interviews that he conducted and the lessons important to all family caregivers.

What I Have Learned About Myself While Caregiving

Apr 10, 2013 00:32:00

Description:

Caregivers Speak! - eCareDiary's caregiving expert, Margery Pabst will speak to a caregiver panel about their personal learning journeys.  

Fighting Mesothelioma: Tips from a Husband Caregive

Apr 3, 2013 00:25:00

Description:

eCareDiary will interview Cameron Von St. James, survivor advocate for the Mesothelioma Alliance about the dangers of asbestos exposure and his tips and words of hope for all those battling cancer.

Holistic Approaches for the Memory Impaired

Mar 27, 2013 00:26:00

Description:

eCareDiary will interview Ellen Belk, President of Keep in Mind, which develops innovative products for the memory-impaired while supporting caregivers through resources and coaching.

Caregivers and Health Care Reform - What You Need to Know -

Mar 20, 2013 00:30:00

Description:

eCareDiary's caregiving expert, Margery Pabst will continue her discussion with John Mills, Founder of eCareDiary on the Affordable Health Law and it's implications and resources for caregivers, pertaining to Medicare and Medicaid.

How Creating a Caregiving Plan Can Secure Your Future

Mar 13, 2013 00:30:00

Description:

Caregivers Speak!  eCareDiary's caregiving expert, Margery Pabst will speak to Heidi Isenhardt, shareholder at Shuffield Lowman & Wilson P.A. and a Martindale-Hubbell AV-rated attorney, practicing in the areas of Elder Law, Estate Planning, and Trust Administration, about why caregivers should think about their caregiving plans much like they do about their wills and trusts.

Dementia Behaviors & Resources to Assist Caregivers

Mar 6, 2013 00:32:00

Description:

eCareDiary will interview Danita Vetter, Aging Programs Coordinator at Waccamaw Regional Council of Governments about understanding behaviors associated with dementia and community resources that can aid caregivers.

Caregivers and Health Care Reform - What You Need to Know

Feb 27, 2013 00:32:00

Description:

eCareDiary's caregiving expert will speak to John Mills, Founder of eCareDiary about the essential facts and impact of the Affordable Care Act on family caregivers.

Resolving Issues Around Aging through Mediation

Feb 20, 2013 00:27:00

Description:

eCareDiary will interview Bonita Para and Doris Haas, Founders of Eldercare Mediation, LLC about how mediation services can help families come together to make decisions to support the dignity, well being and autonomy of the elderly.

Tough Questions You May be Hesitant to Ask Your Doctor

Feb 13, 2013 00:32:00

Description:

eCareDiary's caregiving expert, Margery Pabst will speak to expert physician, Dr. John Guarneri and a caregiver panel in part 2 of the series about tough medical questions caregivers fear and hesitate to question their doctors about.

Therapeutic Storytelling & Music to Facilitate Healing

Feb 6, 2013 00:23:00

Description:

eCareDiary will interview James Rosenberger, award-winning writer/actor and creator of Audible Therapies, which draws on the power of live storytelling and music to enhance mental and emotional well-being.

Photographing Aging Around the World

Jan 30, 2013 00:30:00

Description:

eCareDiary's caregiving expert Margery Pabst will speak with Dr. Jeffrey Levine, an artist and physician at the Beth Israel Medical Center in Manhattan, about the artwork he's created to challenge aging stereotypes and address the issue of future geriatric care deficits accompanying the rise in elder populations.

Helping Seniors with Daily Activities

Jan 23, 2013 00:32:00

Description:

eCareDiary will interview Cathy Cress, Founder of CHN Associates, an Aging Services consulting firm, and author of Handbook of Geriatric Care Management.  We will discuss caregiving tips to aid our loved ones in conducting daily activities with ease.

Dealing with Typical Fears of the Caregiving Wife

Jan 16, 2013 00:25:00

Description:

eCareDiary will interview Dr. Diana Denholm, medical psychotherapist and author of "The Caregiving Wife's Handbook", a guide for women who are struggling with multiple challenges of being a caregiver to their husband or partner. 

Caregivers Speak! Managing Home Health Workers

Jan 9, 2013 00:32:00

Description:

eCareDiary's caregiving expert, Margery Pabst will speak to caregivers and Rita Dichele, an adjunct instructor at A.T Still University who teaches courses in geriatric health, about tips to manage home health workers of aging loved ones and in particular, signs that signal theft or abuse in the home. 

Margery Pabst Speaks about her New Book, "Words of Care"

Dec 19, 2012 00:30:00

Description:

eCareDiary will speak to caregiving expert and author, Margery Pabst about her book, "Words of Care: A Reference Tool for the Busy Caregiver", a caregiver support book that offers advice, information and affirmation about the emotions and obstacles that caregivers might be facing in their journey.

Addressing Questions Caregivers are Always Afraid to Ask

Dec 12, 2012 00:31:00

Description:

Caregivers Speak!--  eCareDiary's caregiving expert, Margery Pabst will speak to three caregivers and expert physician, Dr. John Guarneri about tough questions all caregivers have but are hesitant to ask.

Practical Spirituality to Overcome Caregiving Challenges

Dec 5, 2012 00:31:00

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eCareDiary will interview Dr. Coy F. Cross II, retired historian and author of "The Dhance" based on his experience with his wife's journey with cancer and his search for meaning in the caregiving process. 

How the Alzheimer’s Disease Neuroimaging Initiative Can Help

Nov 28, 2012 00:07:00

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eCareDiary's caregiving expert, Margery Pabst will speak to Dr. Michael Weiner, Professor of Radiology, Medicine, Psychiatry and Neurology at University of California, San Francisco about the importance of the Alzheimer’s Disease Neuroimaging Initiative and how it can be translated into practical tools for caregivers and their families. 

Inside the Dementia Epidemic

Nov 21, 2012 00:32:00

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eCareDiary will interview Martha Stettinius, author of "Inside the Dementia Epidemic: A Daughter's Memoir", about the lessons she's learned over 7 years of caregiving for her mother, who is living with advanced dementia, providing guidance with reference to care through assisted living, rehab, “memory care,” and a nursing home.

Romance and the Caregiver: Intimacy in Caregiving

Nov 14, 2012 00:32:00

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eCareDiary's caregiving expert, Margery Pabst will speak to two caregivers about romance in caregiving and having enough time for personal love and intimacy during a loved one's chronic illness, particularly when a spouse is unable to recognize the loved one who cares for them.

It's Time for the Other Big Talk in Life

Nov 7, 2012 00:32:00

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eCareDiary will speak to Tim Prosch, author of  "The Other Talk: A boomer's guide to talking with your family about the rest of your life," about the issues and decisions you should think about for your last chapter of life and how to get past the many emotional barriers to an open and honest dialogue with your family.

Resources for the Caregiver Journey

Oct 24, 2012 00:32:00

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  eCareDiary will interview Karen Truman, founder of Dementia Caregiver Resources and author of 'The Dementia Caregiver's Little Book of Hope', about resources that help the Caregiver through their journey of dealing with a Loved One with any form of Dementia. 

Making New Memories Through Art and Culture

Oct 16, 2012 00:33:00

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eCareDiary will interview Sean Caulfield, Creative Director and Co-Founder of ARTZ: Artists for Alzheimer's, which is an organization that links artists and cultural institutions to people living with Alzheimer's (and related dementia) and their care partners.  ARTZ uses artistic and cultural experiences as keys to unlock creativity, create new memories, strengthen and develop relationships, and enrich lives.

Healing and Wellness through the Arts

Sep 26, 2012 00:32:00

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eCareDiary's caregiving expert, Margery Pabst will speak to Gay Hanna, Executive Director of National Center for Creative Aging, an inter-disciplinary nonprofit organization that focuses on creative expression through the arts and humanities programs, about tools that can enhance communication with seniors and alleviate caregiver stress. 

Care Tools to Prevent Health Crises

Sep 19, 2012 00:31:00

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eCareDiary will interview Melissa Kahn, owner of Kahn Healthcare Consulting LLC, which works with family caregivers, organizations and businesses to better help them prepare for aging well. Through private and virtual consultations, preventive care plans are developed to meet changing health needs. Melissa is the author of The Personal Health Care Passport TM, a practical book/tool created to  manage important health/medical information across the continuum and enhance quality of care for the ones we love. 

Elisabeth Paine's Caregiving Story

Sep 12, 2012 00:31:00

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  eCareDiary's caregiving expert, Margery Pabst will speak to caregiver, Elisabeth Paine. She cares for her husband who was diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease four years ago when he was 65 and she was 50.  Hear about her struggles and triumphs as she shares her caregiving journey. 

Rewards and Pitfalls of Family Caregiving

Sep 5, 2012 00:29:00

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eCareDiary will interview Harriet Tramer, author of the book, "Rounding the Circle of Love", a part reference, part support book focusing on the pros and cons of caring for an elder at home, capturing the family caregiving experience. www.ecarediary.com

How to be Present with Patients and Loved Ones

Aug 29, 2012 00:31:00

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eCareDiary's caregiving expert, Margery Pabst will speak to Dr. John Guarneri, the Chairman and Director of Healthcare and Spirituality at Florida Hospital and the Past President of the Medical Staff at Florida Hospital about the difference between person-centered care and 'being present' and simple techniques to use this principle at home, in the hospital and other care facilities. www.ecarediary.com

How Caregivers Can Use Storytelling to Bring Family Together

Aug 25, 2012 00:31:00

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  eCareDiary's caregiving expert, Margery Pabst will speak to three caregivers about how storytelling has effected their caregiving journey.  

Lessons in Caring for Your Aging Parent and Yourself

Aug 22, 2012 00:34:00

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eCareDiary will interview Jane Gross, Co-founder of New York Times' New Old Age blog and author of  "A Bittersweet Season: Caring for Our Aging Parents and Ourselves." www.ecarediary.com

Maintaining Your Personal Dignity While Caregiving

Aug 15, 2012 00:32:00

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eCareDiary's caregiving expert, Margery Pabst will speak to three caregivers about the challenges of maintaining one's personal dignity while dealing with issues such as anger and opposition by loved ones and building one's self-esteem to create a healthy space for themselves. www.ecarediary.com

How Holistic Medicine Can Help in Better Health Management

Aug 8, 2012 00:34:00

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eCareDiary will interview Dr. Gail Lowenstein, a Western-trained physician with board certifications in internal medicine, holistic medicine, wound management, hospice and palliative medicine, and geriatrics, offering a unique perspective that integrates contemporary Western medicine with complementary and alternative medicine. www.ecarediary.com

Building a Network of Professional and Volunteers

Aug 1, 2012 00:32:00

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eCareDiary's caregiving expert, Margery Pabst will speak to Charlie Pierce, retired President of the Florida Hospital Association, about developing a consortium of professionals from agencies, churches, hospitals and hospices to serve aging members. 

Lifelines to Win Against Cancer

Jul 25, 2012 00:32:00

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eCareDiary will interview Joni Aldrich, author of six books on surviving cancer including The Saving of Gordon: Lifelines to W-I-N Against Cancer about equipping yourself with tools to be a cancer caregiver and issues such as post-traumatic stress disorder that many suffer from.

Caregiving in Hispanic Families: A Cultural Perspective

Jul 18, 2012 00:33:00

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eCareDiary will interview Ileana Perez, Founder and CEO of thecaregiverconsole.com, an e-coaching website designed specifically for caregivers of the terminally ill and elderly, about the cultural differences and unique caregiving needs of Hispanic families. 

Maintaining the Dignity of Your Care Partners

Jul 11, 2012 00:32:00

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  Caregiver Speak! Online Support Group eCareDiary's caregiving expert, Margery Pabst will speak to three caregivers about dealing with the challenge of creating a favorable balance between the best care and personal self-worth and dignity of your loved ones.

Smart Cooking Strategies to Improve Senior Well-Being

Jul 4, 2012 00:26:00

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eCareDiary will interview John Reaves, Co-founder of CareLab focusing on societal projects such as The Cooking for Caregiving project that determines smart cooking strategies for caregivers to improve the health of loved ones.

Nation-Wide Adult and Senior Services

Jun 27, 2012 00:29:00

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eCareDiary will interview Lisa Peters-Beumer, Assistant Vice President, Adult & Senior Services at Easter Seals, the nation’s premiere provider of center-based adult day services with 86 centers in 23 states, offering adult day services, in-home support and services, community mobility options, wellness programs and support for family caregivers.

Learning to Speak the Language of Dementia

Jun 20, 2012 00:32:00

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eCareDiary will interview Joanne Rader, clinical specialist, nurse practitioner and author of "Individualized Dementia Care" and "Bathing Without a Battle", about useful communication strategies for caregivers who manage the care of loved ones with Alzheimer's and dementia.

Communicating with Your Healthcare Team

Jun 13, 2012 00:30:00

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eCareDiary's caregiving expert, Margery Pabst will speak to Dr. Edward Leigh, Founder of The Center for Healthcare Communication and author of "Engaging Your Patients:  Surefire Strategies to Raise Patient Satisfaction, Decrease Medical Errors, and Increase Compliance", about how caregivers and medical professionals can come together for meaningful, collaborative conversations that enhance healing.

You Can Do This! How Caregivers Can Break Through Negativity

Jun 6, 2012 00:33:00

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eCareDiary's caregiving expert, Margery Pabst will speak to three caregivers about struggling with irrational feelings during their caregiving journey and how they overcame the barrier of negativity leading to a positive frame of mind.

How Does a Caregiver's Role Change when Dealing with Addict

May 30, 2012 00:32:00

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eCareDiary's caregiving expert, Margery Pabst will speak to Dr. Scott Tietelbaum, Medical Director of the Florida Recovery Center and the Vice Chair of the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Florida, about helping caregivers focus on the role of tough love when it comes to recovery from mental health issues and addictions.

Creative Arts Programs for Older Adults

May 23, 2012 00:30:00

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eCareDiary will interview Gay Hanna, Executive Director of National Center for Creative Aging, an inter-disciplinary nonprofit organization that focuses on creative expression through the arts and humanities programs for seniors in communities and health care settings. 

The ABCs of Recovery from Mental Illness

May 16, 2012 00:32:00

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eCareDiary will interview Carol Kivler, Founder of Courageous Recovery and author of The ABCs of Recovery from Mental Illness, who will talk about the myths and stigma of mental illness and her personal experiences with depression, treatment, Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT) and recovery.

Caregivers Speak!

May 9, 2012 00:32:00

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eCareDiary.com introduces the first LIVE online support group created by and for caregivers.  Moderated by Margery Pabst, eCareDiary's caregiving expert, "Caregivers Speak!" will air live on the 2nd Tuesday of every month at 2:00pm EST beginning Tuesday, May 8th. Whether you are a new or longtime caregiver, sometimes the best person to turn to is someone who has been through it before.  Each month Margery invites three caregivers to share personal perspectives and what worked for them during a specific challenge.  eCareDiary offers this unique program in hopes of inspiring you through your unique needs and challenges. During the last 10 minutes of the program, you are invited to participate with questions or comments.  Caregivers' Speak  is fueled by you--your experiences, feedback, and questions,  so get involved by calling in!   Note:  All caregivers on the program represent a broad range of situations and remain anonymous to protect them and their loved one's privacy.  eCareDiary's experts and caregivers do not offer medical, legal or financial advice.  eCareDiary is not responsible for losses, damages, or claims that may result from medical, legal or financial decisions made by its audience members.

Montessori Learning Programs for Seniors with Dementia

May 2, 2012 00:31:00

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eCareDiary will interview Dr. John Zeisel, President of Hearthstone Alzheimer Care, that manages seven unique assisted living treatment residences for people living with Alzheimer’s, about the use of the Montessori Method of education adapted for use with adults, based on principles of rehabilitation as applied to learning.

Isn’t it Time Hospitals Manage Patient Care Coordination?

Apr 25, 2012 00:26:00

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eCareDiary's caregiving expert, Margery Pabst will speak to Dr. John Guarneri, Chief of Healthcare and Spirituality at Florida Hospital about how the term integrative medicine extends the notion of holistic and patient centered care.

Senior Living Interior Designs for Health Care and Assisted

Apr 18, 2012 00:25:00

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eCareDiary's Director of Events, Polly Whitehorn will speak to Kathy Bradway, CEO of Periwinkle Designs for Living that focuses on interior designs for senior and health care facilities. 

What Families Can Do to Prepare for Their Elder Years

Apr 11, 2012 00:31:00

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eCareDiary's Co-founder, Susan Baida will speak to Fay Levow, author of upcoming book, OMG, My Parents Are Getting OLD!, a comprehensive resource section that will help families get out of denial and start preparing for their elder years in advance.

How Caregivers Can Prevent Burnout and Build Resilience

Apr 4, 2012 00:30:00

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eCareDiary's Co-founder, Susan Baida will speak to Marsha Weiner, Co-founder of Transitional Keys, a collection of wellness products and programs that caregivers can use to prevent burnout and build emotional and physical resilience.

When a Loved One is Diagnosed with Cancer: Tips for Caregive

Mar 28, 2012 00:29:00

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eCareDiary's caregiving expert, Margery Pabst will speak to Dr. David Decker, Managing Director of The Florida Hospital Cancer Institute, that offers state-of-the-art cancer prevention, detection, treatment and survivorship programs. 

Are Nursing Homes Really the Best Option for our Loved Ones?

Mar 21, 2012 00:32:00

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eCareDiary's Co-founder, Susan Baida will speak to Robert Heppenheimer, active in the Skilled Nursing Facilities' area and Owner/Operator of Nesconset Center for Nursing & Rehabilitation in New York, that focuses on creating a supportive environment for seniors, promoting a holistic approach and fostering independence.

Reconnecting Siblings- Create a Care Team for Aging Parents

Mar 14, 2012 00:32:00

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eCareDiary's Director of Events, Polly Whitehorn will speak to Cathy Cress, author of "Mom Loves You Best, Forgiving and Forging Sibling Relationships" on how sibling relationships affect the caregiving process and "Handbook of Geriatric Care Management", on the aging family.

Journeying from Heartbreak to Hope: Guidelines for Caregiver

Mar 7, 2012 00:32:00

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eCareDiary's Susan Baida will speak to Dietrich Stoeh, author of "Three Months: A Caregiving Journey from Heartbreak to Hope", about advocating for a loved one, being part of a medical team and handling grief while involved in caring for someone with a terminal illness.

How UCF's Physician Training Will Empower Caregivers

Feb 29, 2012 00:29:00

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eCareDiary's caregiving expert, Margery Pabst will speak to Dr. Deborah German, Founding Dean of the University of Central Florida College of Medicine, about the school's physician training program that focuses on empowering caregivers.

Resources for Long Distance Caregivers

Feb 22, 2012 00:30:00

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eCareDiary's Director of Events, Polly Whitehorn will speak to Nora Jean Levin, author of "How To Care For Your Parents" and Executive Director of Caring from a Distance, a non-profit organization devoted to serving the needs of long distance caregivers.

Person-Centered Approaches to Dementia Care

Feb 15, 2012 00:32:00

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eCareDiary's Co-founder Susan Baida will speak to Joanne Rader, clinical specialist, nurse practitioner and author of "Individualized Dementia Care" and "Bathing Without a Battle", about person-centered methods to make bathing and other dementia care-related experiences less stressful for seniors and caregivers.

The Green House Project: Creating Viable Long Term Care Home

Feb 8, 2012 00:29:00

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eCareDiary's Director of Events, Polly Whitehorn will speak to Susan Frazier, COO of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation-funded Green House Replication Initiative at NCB Capital Impact that creates small homes that offer intentional communities and high levels of care.

Rehabilitation Therapy for Seniors Recuperating from Falls

Feb 1, 2012 00:30:00

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eCareDiary's Co-founder, Susan Baida speaks to Dr. Rosario Accardi, CEO of At Home Active Motion Physical Therapy that focuses on personalized rehabilitative healing techniques that help seniors recuperating from falls get active and independent as soon as possible. Dr. Accardi previously held the title of Director of Rehabilitation for Elmhurst Care Center.  His professional expertise includes working with Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s, Multiple Sclerosis and stroke patients.  

What's New for eCareDiary in 2012

Jan 25, 2012 00:29:00

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eCareDiary's Co-founder Susan Baida will speak to caregiving expert, Margery Pabst, the co-author of Enrich Your Caregiving Journey, (winner of the 2010 "Caregiver Friendly Award") about new content programming to be launched by eCareDiary in 2012, expanding the scope to videos from New York City, Orlando and Pittsburgh.