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Podcast 33: Seven Phases of Grieving

https://open.spotify.com/episode/3CVNcrObm15khbvxKQF7BZ?si=df5307706681491b We all go through grief and mourning at some point in our lives. Millions of us lost loved ones due to the Covid-19 pandemic within the past year and experienced grief and mourning. There is no wrong way to grief because everyone grieves differently and it’s ok to seek help.  In this episode, I share the losses that I…
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Podcast 29: What Happens At The End of Life?

https://open.spotify.com/episode/7DZtnEUxqr01eEFhwiCpO7?si=8UNqyicFQQ6MlklEF_w8Rw When we have a terminal illness and are faced with signs of imminent death, many of us are frightened at the thought of dying.  We shy away from talking about dying.  But knowledge helps us calm our nerves about dying and end of life. On this episode of Modern Aging, Dr. Christopher Kerr, Chief Medical Officer and CEO of…
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Podcast 26: What is Palliative Care?

Palliative care is not end of life care. Heather is a palliative care physician and she shares what palliative care really is. It focuses on managing symptoms of distress of the patients and family members. As a palliative care physician, Heather helps patients define their goals of care and align these goals of care with their individual definition of quality…
5 Stages of Grief – The Grieving Process Coping with Death, Break Ups, and Loss

5 Stages of Grief – The Grieving Process Coping with Death, Break Ups, and Loss

https://youtu.be/yriDU8qovkw Yes this video is about loss, grief and mourning, but it is also about resilience of the human spirit.  For those of you who follow this channel, you probably know that I have had a lot of loss this year.  My mother passed away 8 months ago from a uterine tumor after battling Parkinson’s and a stroke for almost…
My Dad Died From Covid-19.  What Happened. What To Do. What To Ask.

My Dad Died From Covid-19. What Happened. What To Do. What To Ask.

https://youtu.be/MHV1HXN_RzQ Covid 19 news continues to dominate our airwaves. The Coronavirus death toll continues to rise in the US and elsewhere. Social distancing is the new normal with no end in sight. The Coronavirus is not like other viral diseases. My father became a Covid 19 nursing home death statistic. He did not have any of the typical Covid-19 symptoms…
Caregiving Tips for Aging Parents – Video Interview with AARP Ambassador Tony Taguba

Caregiving Tips for Aging Parents – Video Interview with AARP Ambassador Tony Taguba

https://youtu.be/SrpZbETwjMY If you are a caregiver or family caregiver worried about your elderly parents and their desire to age in place, this is an episode you will not want to miss. Retired General Tony Taguba shares his experiences with at home senior care for his parents which was their first choice in home care. We talk about respite care, parent…
What You Need To Know: Estate Planning, Conservatorship and Probate Court – Video Interview with Estate Planning Attorney Charlie Jonas

What You Need To Know: Estate Planning, Conservatorship and Probate Court – Video Interview with Estate Planning Attorney Charlie Jonas

https://youtu.be/sk9SgSA_6QI What is estate planning? Is it just wills and trusts? What is probate or a conservatorship? As elder abuse becomes more rampant, there are protocols put in place to protect an older adults’ assets and ensure that their wishes are adhered to as best as possible. Estate Attorney Charlie Jonas explains how legal conservators and conservatorships work, why one’s…