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CaregiverLife Radio – The Importance of Long Term Care Planning

Click here to join me Thursday from 10-11am (CST) for CaregiverLife Radio Topic: The Importance of Long Term Care Planning Guest: Sandy Essex About Sandy:  Sandy Essex is an independent LTC planning specialist.  She owns a company called Best Coverage, … Continue reading

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Surrender to Lower Your Stress – By Dave Balch

The life of a caregiver can be pretty stressful. (That sentence is a candidate for the Nobel Prize of understatement.) Everyone’s story is different, but the resulting stress is pretty much the same. I hope that my story will resonate with … Continue reading

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CaregiverLife Radio – Managing Stress

Click here to join me today for CaregiverLife Radio from 10-11am (CST) Topic: Stress Management Guest: Dave Balch Dave Balch has a unique, inspiring, and loving story to share, coupled with the experience, desire, and ability to share it. Dave Balch supported … Continue reading

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Honesty and Empowerment

We’ve all heard the phrase “honesty is the best policy” and, for the most part, it’s true.  Now there are certain exceptions to this rule, for example if your spouse asks you if her pants make her look fat, I … Continue reading

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Guest Blog: Jump to it – How Certain Exercises Help Prevent Falls in the Elderly

By Sarah Jennings When it comes to ailments that afflict our golden generation, accidental falls rank right up there with heart attacks and strokes in terms of both frequency and severity.  Falls amongst the elderly are a significant public health … Continue reading

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The Billion Dollar Employee Crisis

This week I had the distinction of speaking at the Illinois Society of Human Resource Managers (SHRM) conference on the effect of elder-care on the workplace.   As I finished my presentation an attendee approached and as she did the tears … Continue reading

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You Can’t Handle the Truth

Recently, while facilitating a caregiver workshop, I asked the caregivers how they were REALLY doing.  Each shared with me how honored and privileged they were to care for their elderly parents.  However; when I shared the strain I had felt … Continue reading

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