Toula's Tips For Caregivers
Why is everyone talking about caregiving? As former first lady Rosalynn Carter, founder of The Caregiver Institute, said, “You either Are a Caregiver, Will Be a caregiver, Have Been a caregiver, or will be a Care Receiver.
I believe that grief is a journey that should not be walked alone. Do you agree? All of us will endure grief more than once in our lives. Are you going through that heartache now? I am. My special guest on this podcast is a friend who can help you.
Advanced Illness Care is a topic that most people avoid. In this podcast, Toula interviews Bill Novelli, Co-Chair of the Coalition to Transform Advanced Care (C-TAC), at their national Summit on Advanced Illness Care.
Caregivers do have friends in Washington D.C., who are looking out for you. In this podcast, Toula talks with one of those friends, Dr. Marian Grant, Senior Regulatory Advisor for The Coalition to Transform Advanced Care (or, C-TAC).
Charles J. Fuschillo is a former Republican member of the New York State Senate from Long Island. From 1998 to 2013, he represented the 8th State Senate district which spans several South Shore communities in both Nassau and Suffolk Counties.
In May 2017, MSNBC Weekend Anchor Richard Lui spoke to an audience of over 800 caregivers at the Caregiver Expo of Northeast Florida (which I (Toula)) organized. He told about his experience as a caregiver for his father, with Alzheimer’s disease.
Toula shares her own caregiver story with her friend and fellow caregiver-expert Chris MacLellan, the Bow Tie Guy. Christopher MacLellan is affectionately known as “The Bow Tie Guy” in many caregiving circles. Born and raised in St. Louis, Missouri,
What advice would you give to an adult child who is a caregiver of a Senior, Toula? What would you tell a senior who is receiving care? It isn’t as easy as you would think, is it? Even though you have plenty of experience as a caregiver,
Thank you to everyone who responded to my survey (“Help Toula To Help You”). The results were very helpful to me in deciding on some new directions in 2017 so that I can help you to be a better caregiver. Tune in to my show on Saturday, December 17th.
I have a great suggestion for a Christmas present for you and your loved one. A VACATION!!! Maybe a short one. A weekend? A day? I can already hear your excuses. It wouldn’t be possible. You can never leave your loved one’s side.