The Caring Generation®

The Caring Generation®

The Caring Generation® speaks the language of caregivers and aging adults. Tips and practical advice about health, aging, being a caregiver, and family relationships, sprinkled with humor and laughter.

Episodes

November 29, 2022 35 min
Learn how to avoid putting your needs second in caregiving relationships without feeling guilty. Caregiving expert Pamela D Wilson shares tips about how to stop overgiving and take care of yourself while caring for someone else.
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What to do when you hire and elderly parents fire in-home caregivers? Host Pamela D Wilson offers survival tips to help exhausted family caregivers from losing patience and compassion with parents who refuse to accept help.
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What if a parent can’t pay for nursing home care but can’t live alone? Caregiving expert Pamela D Wilson shares steps family caregivers can take when Medicare no longer pays for nursing home care.
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Learn about the negative effects of caregiving on well-being when trying to balance life, work, family, and health. Caregiving expert Pamela D Wilson shares reasons caregivers feel conflicted between obligations to loved ones and managing the complexities of daily life.
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October 4, 2022 29 min
Learn how to deal with dementia whether you are the person diagnosed or a family caregiver for a spouse or elderly parent with dementia. On this episode, caregiving expert Pamela D Wilson shares ten proactive tips for managing a memory loss diagnosis.
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Caregiving expert Pamela D Wilson shares tips to avoid caregiver regrets of having no life, no job, and no friends. Learn how to examine choices and make changes to persist in creating your goals and accomplishing your dreams.
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September 6, 2022 34 min
Should caregivers use online health care sites? Caregiving expert, Pamela D Wilson shares how patient portals can save time and simplify medical care for elderly parents and their caregivers.
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What happens when an elderly parent fractures a hip? Caregiving expert Pamela D Wilson discusses the physical and mental aspects of recovering from a hip fracture, injury, or serious illness for persons of all ages.
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Learn why creating an emergency plan for elderly parents is important to respond to sudden changes in health and hospitalizations. Caregiving expert Pamela D Wilson shares practical tips about navigating the healthcare system for aging adults and their caregivers.
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Making sure elderly parents stay healthy can feel overwhelming when you're not sure what is important. Caregiving expert Pamela D Wilson offers tips to support good health throughout life to help you and your loved ones stay healthy and live independently.
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Learning how to deal with dementia in a parent can be an ongoing challenge for family caregivers. Find tips to prepare for the unpredictable journey. Caregiving expert, Pamela D Wilson, shares tips for gaining perspective about caregiving activities and interactions.
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Pamela D Wilson shares tips for getting the most out of life in your 60s that depend on goals made in your younger years. Learn the steps to identify what's important to you in your 20s 30s and beyond and how to make it all happen while you may be a family caregiver.
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Caregiving expert and host Pamela D Wilson offers tips for responding to unexpected or ongoing caregiver experiences that can be emotionally and physically draining. Learn how to retrain worrisome thought patterns and habits to respond positively to challenges.
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Host and caregiving expert Pamela D Wilson, answers the question why do old people not go to the doctor? Learn why elderly parents refuse medical care and what family caregivers can do to ease fear and hesitation.
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The impact of dementia on a spouse caregiver can't be ignored. Caregiving expert Pamela D Wilson talks about making a dementia plan to care for the spouse with dementia and the caregiver spouse. Learn how to grieve losing your best friend and take actions to support your well-being.
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Pamela D Wilson, shares insights into why elderly parents might be in denial about their health. Learn why family members distance themselves from care situations plus the effects of avoiding health conversations on caregivers and family members.
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How to Recognize Self-Destructive Caregiving Behaviors. Caregiving expert, Pamela D Wilson shares habits that negatively affect family caregivers and how to change behavior patterns to replace self-defeating behaviors.
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When should an elderly parent stop living alone? Caregiving expert, Pamela D Wilson shares how to identify factors that indicate parents will need more day-to-day help and medical care. Guest Dr. Gary Kaplan of the Kaplan Center for Integrative Medicine shares tips to keep your immune system healthy.
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Host Pamela D Wilson discusses the 4Ms of caring for elderly parents. Learn the actions that family caregivers and all adults can take to manage health care decisions and make good choices about daily life.
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What to do when elderly parents won't listen. Caregiving expert and host Pamela D Wilson shares both sides of this issue, adult children who become frustrated and aging parents and spouses who feel nagged by well-intended family.
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