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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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Deirdre Fishel on her documentary film “Care”

Award-winning filmmaker Deirdre Fishel walked around in a state of rage during the making of her documentary film, “Care,” which delves into the world of paid care from the perspective of both workers and care recipients.  Deirdre talks about the making of her film,...

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Episode 185: LGBTQ Sandwich Generation

Brent Wright is one of 64 million sandwich generation Americans who simultaneously cared for an aging parent and his kids, all under the same roof.  What made their setup unusual?  His mom moved in with Brent and his husband, Sandis, plus their two daughters. Brent...

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Autism Village Founder Topher Wurts

One in 68 children born in the US today is diagnosed as being on the autism spectrum.  The vast majority of them are being raised by single moms, and boys make up roughly three-quarters of those diagnosed.  Faced with these and other alarming statistics, Topher...

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Episode 183 – Suzanne Garber: Unraveling Global Healthcare

Single Payer, Medicare For All, Universal Healthcare - as these phrases get tossed around the presidential debate stage we get real with Suzanne Garber, whose documentary film, "Gauze: Unraveling Global Healthcare" compares and contrasts healthcare systems around the...

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