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Saturday, October 17, 2020


Life as a Caregiver
 
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Golden, Colorado – October 17, 2020

The Caring Generation® Radio: Life As a Caregiver – Assessing Caregiver Stress

Golden CO- Caregiving expert Pamela D. Wilson hosts The Caring Generation® family talk radio program for caregivers and aging adults this coming Wednesday, October 21st, 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.

Life As a Caregiver

The topic of this caregiver radio program is Life as A Caregiver. Becoming a caregiver results in many life adjustments that result in caregiver stress. A caregiver's role crosses many areas that include people skills, problem-solving, teamwork, negotiation, and time management. When a caregiver experiences a knowledge gap in one area, this may negatively impact the success of implementing other caregiving skills.  

As caregivers exchange time between various parts of life, assessing caregiver stress becomes vital to develop strategies to manage areas of more significant stress or importance. When caregivers create weekly time to look at positive and challenging situations, the ability to learn and transfer skills used in personal and work lives expands.

Assessing Caregiver Stress

On this show, Wilson takes caregivers through the components that add up to life as a caregiver. By prioritizing life goals as a caregiver, stress can be managed more easily with the realization that the caregiver can only do so much. Participation by aging parents is necessary so that caregivers are not pulled between their own families, careers, and elderly parents' needs.

Wilson shares information about her online caregiver survey. The survey on her website gives caregivers a voice to identify areas of stress and receive helpful information in articles and future topics for The Caring Generation radio program.

Pamela's Guests: Dr. Susan Law and Ilja Ormel from Health Experiences

Dr. Susan Law and Ilja Ormel join Wilson this week to discuss research from Health Experiences. Dr. Susan Law leads the Canadian Health Experiences initiative and is a member of the DIPEx International Board. She is Director of Research and Scientist at the Institute for Better Health at Trillium Health Partners in Mississauga, Ontario, and Associate Professor at the Institute for Health Policy, Management, and Evaluation at the University of Toronto.

Law completed her Ph.D. at the University of London and has a Masters in Health Administration from the University of Toronto. She is a health services researcher interested in health experiences and patient and family engagement that contribute to improvements in health and healthcare.

Ilja Ormel is a Ph.D. student (McGill Department of Family Medicine) and has an MSc in public health (LSHTM, University of London, UK). Ilja has worked for the health experiences Canada initiative since its beginning in 2011. She has contributed to building the research team and led the development of the first two published modules (family caregiving and breast cancer in women) and is now working on perinatal mental health during pregnancy. In the past, Ilja has worked for several years for the humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders. For her thesis, she collaborates with the organization Action Against Hunger. She explores how a better understanding of people's cholera experiences in Haiti can improve current prevention efforts. 

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.

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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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