The Good Kids Club

The Good Kids Club

There comes a time when adult children realize their aging parents will need more support from their families. This podcast explores topics that empower families to cope with and navigate important life transitions. Our live talks take place on Fridays.

Episodes

December 17, 2021 30 min
The one phrase most people with dementia say is "I wanna go home." They often say it when they already ARE home. So let's look at this phenomenon and see if we can help our loved ones feel more "at home."

Included: A reading of two chapters from "Dementia Sucks." Learn more about the book here: https://dementiasucks.com/
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At this time of year, I like to reflect on all I DO have, and would like to share gifts I've received as my gift to you. I will read a favorite chapter from "Dementia Sucks" and help you prepare for the coming New Year.
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December 3, 2021 56 min
Rose Rohloff, Healthcare Champion, talks about a case in progress where she helped a friend to do the most basic of things: BREATHE. In this podcast, we reveal things that happen to people in distress and how to prepare for and overcome common issues presented in today's healthcare environment.

Rose's website is: https://www.delphinehc.com/
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November 19, 2021 28 min
This week, it's just Tracey giving you some pointers on what to look for when you spend quality time with loved ones during the holidays.
If you'd like to learn more about "Dementia Sucks:" https://dementiasucks.com/
If you'd like to learn more about the Family Care Survival Course: https://bit.ly/3toIUyw
And, if you're interested in joining us on CareTeam Partner, drop me a note: https://grandfamilyplanning.co...
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November 12, 2021 46 min
Stress sucks. We all have it and use different ways of coping. Today's guest, Nidhi Singh, will show us a better way to achieve calm. Find a quiet spot and let's get mindfully relaxed together!
Nidhi's organization website is: https://us.sahajayoga.org/
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November 5, 2021 36 min
We all get one brain. One amazing, powerful organ that allows us to do so much. As our brains age, they become vulnerable to impairment. Today's show, which starts at 1:30pm, will feature Reena Chawla (https://www.linkedin.com/in/reena-chawla/), an expert in brain health. Learn how to maximize what you and your loved ones can do with these magnificent personal computers!
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October 29, 2021 33 min
Gerri Burns of Legal Shield (https://gerriburns.wearelegalshield.com/) joins Tracey and Good Kid member Cindy T. talk about liability, parents who drive when they really shouldn't and much more!
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October 15, 2021 40 min
You never know what life is going to bring you. Join me and my friend Tom Tressler to explore how we can take a situation that looks bad and turn it into an opportunity to find joy and thrive.
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October 1, 2021 34 min
Tracey chats with Victoria Huff of the Happy Executive (thehappyexecutive.com) about ways kids of aging adults can be happier, healthier and joyful in their lives.
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September 24, 2021 37 min
Adria Gross of Medwise gives great insight and tips for dealing with medical bills and insurance companies that decline payments.

Visit her website: https://www.medicalinsuranceadvocacy.com/
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September 17, 2021 25 min
Tracey reads from "Dementia Sucks" and inspires listeners to evolve their family relationships to serve each other more appropriately over time.
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September 10, 2021 27 min
Inspired by a blog post she wrote, (https://grandfamilyplan.wordpress.com/2018/12/31/tv-causes-alzheimers-disease/) Tracey talks about the influence television has on lifestyle and decisions that impact the lives of all those for whom we care.
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September 5, 2021 25 min
Over time, we acquire a lot of things. For most of us, it's hard to let go of material possessions, even after we've outgrown them. Learn why it's important to help loved ones let go of certain stuff!
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September 4, 2021 30 min
Families are comprised of people with unique relationships. There are roles we assume, things we agree to (whether we realize it or not) and things we do to each other that may be hurtful. Let's take a peek. Caregiving advocate Diane Carbo joins Tracey for a thoughtful chat.
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September 3, 2021 29 min
When we're caring for loved ones, we often get dragged into situations that are not in our own bet interest. How do we set boundaries that allow us to be the Good Kids we want to be without damaging ourselves? Caregiving advocate Diane Carbo joins Tracey for a spirited conversation.
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September 2, 2021 30 min
When we care for loved ones, it's important to be organized. There are some great tools available to help you. Professional organizer Gayle Gruenberg of Let's Get Organized joins Tracey to talk about tools you can use to make the most of your time and enjoy life more.
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Tracey speaks with with patient champion Rose Rohloff and caregiver advocate Diane Carbo about things you need to know (and probably don't) regarding your health care.
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August 31, 2021 56 min
To make the best decisions, particularly for aging loved ones, we need to find the most reliable information from credible sources. Rose Rohloff, an amazing patient advocate who is also a nurse and friend, joins Tracey for a spirited discussion. Join us!
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August 30, 2021 22 min
Many people who are family caregivers suffer from the self-imposed hell of guilt. If we do anything that prioritizes our own well-being, we think we're being "selfish." But are we?
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August 29, 2021 15 min
Do you make time to have fun? Here are some perspectives on time and how you spend it.
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