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Desperately Seeking Senior living is for all the sons, daughters, grandkids and spouses who suddenly find themselves tangled in the search for senior living and care. Join us for Doable Tips or our full length Family Talk episodes where our Host Valerie Borgman interviews families about their experiences searching for senior living and care. Dive deeper with our Doable Download where we include industry definitions and bonus tips from our guests. All designed to help you take a desperate situation and make it doable.

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Sometimes you want all the details and sometimes you just want the bullet points...well this week is a bullet point kindof episode! We're taking a look back at the past year's most popular doable tip episodes featuring the professionals and their number one doable tip! Check out our Doable Download for a link to each full length episode featured.

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Has your mom or dad or grandparents ever said…"Whatever you do…you better never put me in a nursing home!"? Well That might be because.. when they were looking for assistance for their parents…Nursing Homes were the only option outside of family caregivers and visiting nurses. This week we’re talking all about Skilled Nursing…the new Nursing Home.

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You’re visiting your mom and notice she looks a little disheveled… she says she’s been bathing…but you know there’s no way… or you look in the refrigerator and there’s nothing there…you ask yourself.. has she been eating? Or the worst.....you find pills on the floor! These are signs your mom may need some assistance. So this week…we’re talking all about Assisted living!

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There are many other reasons seniors choose to move in to independent living … not wanting to keep up the home…socialization and activities and even transportation…So if your loved one simply wants or needs one of these things …safety and a renewed social life then they’re a candidate for independent living. So what exactly is independent living? This week we’re looking specifically at the stand alone independent living community.

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So you and your siblings are taking care of your dad…you have shifts and a group text … even though you only have a few shifts a week… it feels like you’re constantly getting those text updates…or… you hire in home care for your mom but it seems like you’re always seeing a new caregiver and have to explain again the best way to care for your mom who has Alzheimer’s…If any of this sounds familiar you won’t want to miss this week's episode! I’m so excited to welcome Mike the Caregiver Guy and founder of CareTrainr, the caregiving app helping families communicate with caregivers, Doctors and each other!!! 

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Mom is completely independent and doesn’t need help with anything ….except…dad… she’s been the caregiver and you know it’s wearing her down…but even the mention of moving dad to memory care… causes panic. This week we’re getting creative to help keep mom and dad together!

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What if you have some money … Enough to move into a community today… but not enough to last for years…How do you choose the right community and what happens after you move in…and then… your money runs out?

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Your mom needs more assistance and needs to sell the house to pay for it… but she doesn’t want to leave her home…or your sister doesn’t want her to sell the house…or someone else is living in the house! Over the years…we’ve heard from so many families in this situation….so what exactly are you supposed to do if someone is keeping you from selling the house?

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Many of the families we work with are facing this exact issue! Their loved one may only be getting social security or a very small pension and neither are enough for that senior living community down the street. In this episode, we're looking at possible programs, assistance and ideas that may help.

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A couple of weeks ago we talked with Dr DeLon Canterbury about over medication in seniors… I was really taken by Dr DeLon’s personal story so I asked him to come back on the show…. today he shares the story of his grandmother who was over medicated in a care setting causing a very difficult journey for her and their entire family…. Listen in as Dr DeLon Shares the inspiration for his company GeriatRX…his grandma.

 

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