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The Caring Generation® Talk Radio Dealing With Negative Elderly Parents
Pamela D. Wilson -- Caregiving Expert, Advocate & Speaker Pamela D. Wilson -- Caregiving Expert, Advocate & Speaker
Golden , CO
Monday, October 07, 2019

Dealing With Negative Elderly Parents
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Golden, Colorado – October 7, 2019

The Caring Generation® Talk Radio Dealing With Negative Elderly Parents

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

The caregiving topic for this week's program is "Dealing With Negative Elderly Parents." Special guest Cara Conway from Paws With a Cause shares information about specially trained service dogs.

Elderly parents experience changes in health—both physical and mental—and in daily routines that can be upsetting and worrisome. The emotional effects of these changes may result in behaviors that adult children view as negative. Is this negative behavior indicative of stress, worry, fear, and witnessing health declines that make the future uncertain?

The passing of time changes roles within families when caregiving becomes a need. Elderly parents raised and took care of their children. Now adult children and elderly parents come together, and relationships may be difficult This life transition can toss any normal life up into the air and feel burdensome for the caregiver.

The idea of grieving losses, time, health, and well-being are part of caregiving. Grieving and caregiving are two ideas that we don't normally combine. When we think about the role of being a caregiver and of an elderly parent experiencing physical and mental declines, it is easier to see that grieving is part of the relationship.

The caregiver trades part of their life to become a caregiver. The elderly parent faces a transition that involves poor or declining health, being able to do less and having to rely on others for help.  When we look at the situation from a perspective of loss it may be easier to see where negative feelings and attitudes enter into caregiving relationships.

By allowing the concerns of the elderly parent and the caregiver to be heard, steps can be taken to move situations from negative to the positive. These steps may include investigating underlying health causes, being realistic about problem-solving, implementing changes to the caregiving relationships and setting boundaries. It is possible for caregivers to feel more positive and in control of caregiving relationships with elderly parents who may be perceived as negative.

Each week, Caring Generation® radio features a special guest. On October 9, Cara Conway, the Public Relations and Social Media Coordinator for Paws With A Cause joins the radio show. Paws With A Cause is a national nonprofit organization that supports people with disabilities through custom-trained assistance dogs.

Paws with a Cause is celebrating their 40th anniversary. They have placed over 3,000, specially trained assistance dogs.  Service dogs are trained to assist people who have Multiple Sclerosis, Muscular Dystrophy, Rheumatoidal Degeneration, ALS, Cerebral Palsy, spinal cord injuries, seizure disorders, hearing loss, and many other conditions.

Joining The Caring Generation® radio program is a way everyone to become comfortable talking and laughing about aging, health, caregiving, and everything in between. There are many things to learn about life and being a caregiver.  Pamela's approach to caregiving is authentic and light-hearted. She believes that serious subjects benefit from humor and laughter. 

Make plans to join Pamela D. Wilson, caregiving expert and the host of The Caring Generation® radio at 6 p.m. Pacific, 7 p.m. Mountain, 8 p.m. Central, and 9 p.m. Eastern.  Replays of the weekly programs are available in podcast format with transcripts on Pamela's website.  More information about online support and online courses for caregivers is available on Pamela's website.  Podcasts may as be played and downloaded from The Caring Generation page on Spreaker.


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Pamela D. Wilson, MS, BS/BA, NCG, CSA, holds the designations of a National Certified Guardian and a Certified Senior Advisor. She is a national caregiving expert, advocate and speaker with over 20 years of experience. She helps caregivers who are looking for support, solutions, and confidence in caring for aging loved ones and aging adults interested in successful aging. As a caregiving expert, Pamela works with companies passionate about helping caregiving consumers and supporting caregivers in the workplace.  Her mission is to reach caregivers nationally through digital media that includes online caregiving support groups and courses. She is active on the social media channels of Facebook, YouTube, Vimeo, Linked In and Instagram and has a channel called Caregiving TV on Roku. The Caring Generation® radio program airs live every Wednesday evening at 9 pm EST. Pamela may be reached through her website. www.PamelaDWilson.com or by calling 888-393-7754. Contact Pamela HERE

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