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Pamela D. Wilson - Caregiver Subject Matter Expert Pamela D. Wilson - Caregiver Subject Matter Expert
Golden, CO
Saturday, November 7, 2020

Challenges In Healthcare
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Golden, Colorado – November 7, 2020

The Caring Generation® Radio Show: Challenges in Healthcare

Golden CO- Caregiving expert Pamela D. Wilson hosts The Caring Generation® family talk radio program for caregivers and aging adults this coming Wednesday, November 11th, on the Bold Brave Media Network. The program airs live at 9 p.m. EST. The Caring Generation® aired initially from 2009 to 2011 on 630 KHOW-AM in Denver, Colorado.

Challenges in Healthcare

Challenges in healthcare affect the lives of caregivers and aging adults in a variety of ways. Part of the challenge for caregivers is trying to learn a new language of medical terminology and work within the healthcare system where providers seem rushed or inattentive.

What caregiver hasn't tried to advocate for care and become frustrated by confusing or unclear information? Part of the daily life of caregivers includes high-stress situations where emotions run hot and cold. 

Insights from a Certified Senior Care Advisor

In the typical day to day of being a caregiver—caregivers don't realize that it is their responsibility to create goals, gain agreement, negotiate, and push forward with healthcare providers. This lack of identifying responsibility is how expectations and dreams fall apart. Caregiving advocacy includes hard work, setting goals, planning, and follow through to ensure implementation. 

The healthcare system has policies, standards, and procedures for care that confuse many caregivers and aging adults. A sense of vulnerability exists by many family caregivers who feel that the healthcare system has too much control over the care that elderly parents or a spouse may receive. Concerns also exist about trust, self-interest and the high profits that health insurance companies make at the expense of patients. 

Wilson, a certified senior care advisor, and a care manager shares her experiences during this caregiving radio program to offer advice to caregivers who want better care for elderly loved ones. By focusing on facts and the care of loved ones, caregivers can avoid emotional traps that make getting the care they want for elderly parents or a spouse more challenging.

Caregiver Radio Show Guest Jim Berklan - McKnights Long-Term Care News

The guest for this caregiver radio program is Jim Berklan. Jim is the executive editor at McKnight's Long-Term Care News, which he joined in 2001. He joins Pamela to discuss Healthcare Turnover: Why Employees Leave. Working caregivers experience similar stress as family caregivers but in larger doses.

Frequently recognized for writing, blogging, and editing about long-term care and other health issues, Jim Berklan speaks on industry topics. Before his b2b journalism career, he was a daily newspaper editor and reporter. Berklan holds a master's degree from Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism and undergraduate degrees in Communications and German from John Carroll University. 

Join Pamela on The Caring Generation for conversations about aging, caregiving, and relationships. The Caring Generation® radio program airs live at 6 p.m. Pacific, 7 p.m. Mountain, 8 p.m. Central, and 9 p.m. Eastern every Wednesday night. Replays of the weekly programs are available on all major podcast sites. Wilson's website features the podcast and radio program transcripts. Information about Wilson's commitment to online caregiver education, keynotes, video conferencing, caregiver support, and creating workplaces where people matter is on her website at www.pameladwilson.com.




Check Out Podcast Replays of The Caring Generation® Radio Program for Caregivers and Aging Adults HERE

Pamela D. Wilson, MS, BS/BA, CG, CSA is a national caregiving expert, advocate, and speaker.  More than 20 years of experience as a direct service provider in the roles of a court-appointed guardian, power of attorney, and care manager led to programs supporting family caregivers and aging adults who want to be proactive about health, well-being, and caregiving. Wilson provides education and support for consumers and corporations interested in supporting employees who are working caregivers. To carry out her mission, Wilson partners with companies passionate about connecting with the caregiving marketing through digital and content marketing. Her mission to reach caregivers worldwide is accomplished through social media channels of Facebook, YouTube, Linked In, Instagram, Caregiving TV on Roku, and The Caring Generation® radio on Internet radio. She may be reached at 303-810-1816 or through her website.


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