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Author of "What's The Deal With Caregiving" Chris MacLellan brings his soothing style and personal caregiving experience to Healing Ties on the Whole Care Network. With special guest from across the globe, Chris combines his passion for advocacy, sharing stories and connecting caregivers to trusted resources through his Healing Ties Podcast. Now that caregiving has ended, let the Healing Ties begin!

Featured in a 2015 Pulitzer Prize nominated caregiving story In Sickness and in Health: A Couple's Final Journey, along with his deceased partner, Bernard Richard Schiffer, Chris is creating a life to love after caregiving ends through writing, radio, travel, advocacy and being with awesome people like you!

Healing Ties Chris MacLellan "The Bow Tie Guy" on the Whole Care Network

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Author of "What's The Deal With Caregiving" Chris MacLellan brings his soothing style and personal caregiving experience to Healing Ties on the Whole Care Network. With special guest from across the globe, Chris combines his passion for advocacy, sharing stories and connecting caregivers to trusted resources through his Healing Ties Podcast. Now that caregiving has ended, let the Healing Ties begin!

Featured in a 2015 Pulitzer Prize nominated caregiving story In Sickness and in Health: A Couple's Final Journey, along with his deceased partner, Bernard Richard Schiffer, Chris is creating a life to love after caregiving ends through writing, radio, travel, advocacy and being with awesome people like you!

    Working Daughter with Liz O'Donnell

    Working Daughter with Liz O'Donnell

    On our FINAL EPISODE of Healing Ties, I have the pleasure of visiting with Liz O'Donnell from Working Daughter. Liz has been a champion for caregivers, especially Working Daughters and in her new book, Working Daughters, Liz provides her readers with timely tips and real life stories to help balance your caregiving day. Listen in and learn how Liz O'Donnell is creating Healing Ties all around us?

    • 28 min
    The Unexpected Journey of Caring

    The Unexpected Journey of Caring

    On this episode of Healing Ties, we welcome Zachary White and Donna Thomson, Co-Authors of The Unexpected Journey of Caring: The Transformation from Loved One to Caregiver. Personal transformation is usually an experience we actively seek out—not one that hunts us down. Becoming a caregiver is one transformation that comes at us, requiring us to rethink everything we once knew. Informed by original caregiver research and proven advocacy strategies, The Unexpected Journey of Caring: The Transformation from Loved One to Caregiver provides caregivers with essential tools they need to succeed on their unexpected journey. Listen in and learn how Zachary White and Donna Thomson are creating Healing Ties all around us!

    • 38 min
    Theressa Foster: Helping To Make Senior Living Communities Better

    Theressa Foster: Helping To Make Senior Living Communities Better

    On this episode of Healing Ties, we visit with Senior Housing Consultant Theressa Forster. With 10 years of experience working in senior housing, Theressa's mission is to make senior housing communities operate efficiently, while providing a warm home environment with compassionate care for seniors. Listen in and learn how Theressa compassionate care is creating Healing Ties all around us!

    • 27 min
    Learn about the Dementia Spotlight Foundation Alzheimer's Music Fest

    Learn about the Dementia Spotlight Foundation Alzheimer's Music Fest

    In this episode of Healing Ties, we welcome dementia caregiving expert Gary Joseph Leblanc from the Dementia Spotlight Foundation. The Dementia Spotlight Foundation is proudly presenting a day of FREE dementia education on March 8th and a day of music and fundraising on March 9th at the Alzheimer's Music Fest in Tampa Bay, Florida to raise money for FREE respite care for families in the Tamp Bay area! To learn more about this exciting event and how you can get involved, listen in and learn how Gary and the Dementia Spotlight Foundation is creating Healing Ties all around us! Get

    • 22 min
    Caroline Blazovsky: The Healthy Home Expert

    Caroline Blazovsky: The Healthy Home Expert

    On this episode of Healing Ties we welcome National Home Expert Caroline Blazovsky! With over 18 years of experience working with the public and physicians to create healthy living spaces and improve wellness. Caroline loves making people healthier! She is also CEO of MY HEALTHY HOME®, a green company that offers testing services, products and consultations for homes throughout the US. Listen in and learn how Caroline is creating Healing Ties all around us!

    • 23 min
    Weight of Honor Documentary

    Weight of Honor Documentary

    The Weight of Honor is the first comprehensive documentary to chronicle the lives of families caring for their catastrophically wounded solders returning from wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.
    Over the course of five years, Stephanie Howard followed the arc of what happens when some of America's best and strongest volunteer to protect our nation, but return home physically and emotionally broken. What happens when they return is not only a personal journey, but also the story of their family caregivers who have no training other than the love for their wounded.
    Listen in and learn how Stephanie Howard and the Weight of Honor are creating Healing Ties all around us!

    • 29 min

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