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Episode 190 – Nancy Picard: Caregiving in a Crisis

Like many adult children, psychologist Nancy Picard is determined to prevent her aging parents from contracting Covid-19.  But Nancy and her parents live in separate states.  So she's in daily communication with them, and has wired up their house with cameras placed...

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Episode 188 – Jason Resendez: LatinosAgainstAlzheimer’s

Growing up in Alice, Texas, Jason Resendez didn't have any experience with Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia.   But more recently dementia has started to become an issue in his family.  Now the issue has come full circle: as Executive Director of the...

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Episode 187 – Leslie Gray Streeter: Black Widow

Veteran writer Leslie Gray Streeter established a loyal readership through her Palm Beach Post column, "That Girl." Now a general entertainment columnist at the Post, her writing for the newspaper began in the early 2000s and eventually included mentions of Scott...

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Medication Overload: Time For An Action Plan

In the last two decades the number of people age 65 or older who are taking five or more medications has increased 300 percent.  A problem that is much bigger than America’s opioid crisis, the scope and impact of over-prescribing in older adults is detailed in...

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Episode 186: VIP Care Management With Sonja Kobrin

Geriatric Care Manager Sonja Kobrin was in her twenties when she began caring for the grandparents who raised her.  She had no help and was traumatized by the experience, but it informed her approach years later, when she cared for the biological father who had been...

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