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Powered by Family Caregivers of British Columbia and hosted by Bill Israel, "Caregivers Out Loud" will explore the ways in which the role of a caregiver can be both rewarding, while also emotionally, psychologically, and physically taxing. By sharing stories of caregivers and insight from community experts, we bring you perspective and connection, and ensure that you have support and balance from inspired caregivers, who are caregiving out loud. Please share this podcast with family and frie ...
 
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Edward J. Shebab, co-founder and Managing Partner of Memory Health, discusses the efficacy, clinical trials, all-natural ingredients, and the pathway to discovering the Memory Health brain health supplement. The show's goal is to recognize World Alzheimer's Month and to inform, inspire, influence, and educate Metropolitan Detroiters on how to acces…
 
Dr. Joel L. Pelavin of Eastside Eyecare Physicians, discusses eye health, developments, research, tips, and resources as related to Healthy Vision for patients and families in Metro Detroit. The show's goal is to recognize Healthy Vision Month to inform, inspire, influence, and educate Metropolitan Detroiters on how to address ocular health ages an…
 
28% of Canadians or 1.8 million people, provided care to a family member or friend with a long-term health condition, disability or ageing need in the past year. Three-quarters of this group (6.1 million) were employed at the time, accounting for 35% of ALL employed Canadians. More and more people are becoming caregivers and a lot of these caregive…
 
Denise Reinke, APRN, BC, AOCN, discusses top concerns, research, tips, and resources as related to Sarcoma Awareness in Metro Detroit. The show's goal is to recognize Sarcoma Awareness Month to inform, inspire, influence, and educate Metropolitan Detroiters on how to address this rare disease at various ages and stages. Hosted by Dr. Cleamon Moorer…
 
Dr. Fathelrahman Ali discusses top concerns, tips, and resources as related to Men's Health in Metro Detroit. The show's goal is to recognize National Men's Health Week and Month to inform, inspire, influence, and educate Metropolitan Detroiters on how to address Men's health, wellness, and issues at various ages and stages. Hosted by Dr. Cleamon M…
 
When we think about grief, we often think of it as something that happens following a death. However, grief can begin long before death arrives. The grieving process can start as soon as a caregiver is aware that death is a likelihood or once death is on the horizon. Many caregivers dealing with an impending death will experience overwhelm, anxiety…
 
Jennifer Lepard, CEO, and Dr. Bruno Gioridani of the Alzheimer's Association - Michigan Chapter identify and discuss, issues, challenges, concerns, tips, solutions and resources as related to Alzheimer's and Brain Awareness Month in Metro Detroit. The show's goal is to recognize Alzheimer's and Brain Awareness Month and to inform, inspire, influenc…
 
Gonzalo Gonzalez, DNP, APRN, NP-C , team leader of a division of 5+ infection prevention and control professionals for the CDC Foundation in response to COVID-19. Dr. Gonzalez is responsible for infection control oversight, guidance, and safety of 40+ large (>300+ patients and staff), medium (100-300), and small (<100) healthcare-providing faciliti…
 
Have you ever said this to a struggling caregiver - “Let me know if there’s anything I can do to help?’ The offering has good intent, but many times people say it because they don’t know how to help, are uncomfortable, or want to be polite. And although 29 percent of caregivers in BC are in distress, you will still hear caregivers say: ‘I don’t nee…
 
Dr. Eleanor Walker of Henry Ford Health Systems discusses top concerns, tips, and resources as related to Women's Health in Metro Detroit. The show's goal is to recognize National Women's Health Week and to inform, inspire, influence, and educate Metropolitan Detroiters on how to address Women's health, wellness, and issues at various ages and stag…
 
CEO, Loretta V. Bush, and Dr. Hussein Saghir of Authority Health discuss the health care services, COVID 19 vaccines, and plethora of resources and programs offered by Authority Health for all patients and families who are managing and living with various health and substance abuse issues. The show's goal is to recognize National Minority Health an…
 
CEO, Mary Sue Lanigan, and Dr. Edwin George (past board chair) of the Michigan Parkinson Foundation (MPF) discuss the challenges, opportunities, and resources offered by the Michigan Parkinson Foundation for patients and families who are managing and living with Parkinson's Disease. The show's goal is to recognize Parkinson's Awareness Month and to…
 
Becoming a caregiver can creep up on you. Maybe it starts with dropping by your mom’s house to do her laundry or taking your dad to a doctor’s appointment or delivering groceries to your friend. Gradually, you find yourself doing more and more as the person you are caring for needs more support. You may not even realize it, you are making a commitm…
 
MS Survivor, Researcher, and Champion Sonda Rossman, MA, LLPC, Sarah L. Johnson, FNP-BC, MSCN and CEO Kevin Browett of the Michigan Institute for Neurological Disorders (MIND) discuss the challenges, opportunities, and resources offered by the MIND for patients and families who are managing and living with Multiple Sclerosis. The show's goal is to …
 
CEO, Linda Smith-Wheelock and Board Member and Nephrologist and Surgeon, Dr. Silas Norman of the National Kidney Foundation of Michigan discuss the challenges, opportunities, and resources for over 1 million residents living in Michigan with some form of kidney disease. The show's goal is to recognize National Kidney Month and to inform, inspire, i…
 
Grief is a human experience and it often feels messy or is accompanied by not knowing if you are "doing it right". Grief and loss can feel isolating. And many caregivers share different examples of grief, such as grieving the loss of your old life during caregiving and then also grieving the loss of the person you are caregiving for. Normal does no…
 
In Season 1, Episode 2 of The Home Health Care Today Show, Dr. Amir Kaki of the Heart and Vascular Institute intimately describes the importance of intervention and prevention of heart disease and how to mitigate risk factors. The show's goal is to recognize American Heart Month and to inform, inspire, influence, and educate Metropolitan Detroiters…
 
13 million Canadians or nearly half of the total population have provided care at some point in their lives. Yet caregiving may be a new term for many people. And often, unpaid caregivers do not identify with this title, as they feel it is part of their relationship with family or friends. In today’s episode, we speak with Pat, who acknowledges tha…
 
In Season 1, Episode 1 of The Home Health Care Today Show, Dr. Deirdre Claiborue discusses the importance and efficacy of the COVID 19 Vaccines. The show's goal is to inform, inspire, influence, and educate Metropolitan Detroiters on the importance of being vaccinated and to calm any fears or concerns that listeners/viewers may have about the vacci…
 
When was the last time you felt truly rested? For caregivers, making time for self-care can feel almost impossible with all the other demands on your time. And yet, it is an essential skill to learn in your role as a caregiver. In our final episode of the season, we look to why self-care is a fundamental part of being a caregiver. As a caregiver, y…
 
In a healthy relationship, the needs of both people are important - it’s a two-way street. Good communication is the key to making sure everyone’s needs are met. Whether it is between you and a spouse, or with your friends, successful relationships are all about communication. In today’s episode, we share how for caregivers, relationships with othe…
 
Caregiving brings all sorts of challenges that call forth growth, and communication can be one of them. In today’s episode, we hear about why good communication with family members and healthcare providers is so important, and often difficult for caregivers. In your role as caregiver, you have to speak up for the needs of the care receiver as well …
 
Thank you for joining us for our inaugural episode! Over this first season, we’ll focus on caregiver wellbeing. How getting the support you need is vital. Why good communication with family members and medical professionals can be difficult, but rewarding. We’ll share some essential tips on how to look after yourself and you’ll hear stories from ca…
 
Welcome to “Caregivers Out Loud”, powered by Family Caregivers of British Columbia, hosted by Jodie McDonald. We’ll explore how the role of a caregiver can be rewarding, but also that it’s emotionally, psychologically, and physically taxing. Through sharing these stories, we’ll bring you perspective, connection, and ensuring that you have support a…
 
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