12 episodios

Talking Care: A Caregiving Journey is a show about family caregiving and the issues and decisions caregivers face while supporting a loved one or friend.

Talking Care is brought to you by Saint Elizabeth, Canada's leader in home and community care.

Talking Care: A Caregiving Journey Saint Elizabeth Health Care

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Talking Care: A Caregiving Journey is a show about family caregiving and the issues and decisions caregivers face while supporting a loved one or friend.

Talking Care is brought to you by Saint Elizabeth, Canada's leader in home and community care.

    Talking Care Episode 12: Facing Grief

    Talking Care Episode 12: Facing Grief

    Phyllis Russell, a Bereavement Coordinator at Cardinal Funeral Homes and a volunteer with Hospice Toronto, joins Murray Segal to discuss bereavement and the grieving process.

    • 13 min
    Talking Care Episode 11: The "Virtual" Caregiver

    Talking Care Episode 11: The "Virtual" Caregiver

    Caregiving, health, and technology are the focus of Episode 12 of Talking Care. Joining Murray Segal for this episode is Mary Lou Ackerman, Vice President of Business Capabilities at Saint Elizabeth Health Care, who specializes in improving home health care delivery through technology.

    Mary Lou discusses some of the challenges of "long distance" caregiving, and provides an overview of some of the monitoring devices available which can provide peace of mind for caregivers who are worried about the safety of their loved ones. Some examples include auto alerts for falls, medication reminders, and sensors to alert caregivers that their loved one has been able to get out of bed.

    • 12 min
    Talking Care Episode 10: Living with a Chronic Disease

    Talking Care Episode 10: Living with a Chronic Disease

    Episode 10 of Talking Care featured Saint Elizabeth Health Care's Glen Chenard, an Advanced Practice Consultant specializing Diabetes & Dialysis.

    Glen provided an overview of some common chronic diseases, including Alzheimers, arthritis, and kidney disease, and provided information and resources for families caring for a loved one with a chronic disease.

    • 10 min
    Talking Care Episode 9: Role Reversal – Becoming a Parent to Your Parent

    Talking Care Episode 9: Role Reversal – Becoming a Parent to Your Parent

    Dena Maule, Executive Director at Hospice Toronto and Belinda Marchese, Director of Clinical Services at Hospice Toronto, join Murray Segal to talk about coping strategies for people who find themselves caring for their aging or ill parents. 

    • 13 min
    Talking Care Episode 8: Government Programs for Family Caregivers

    Talking Care Episode 8: Government Programs for Family Caregivers

    Episode 8 of Talking Care features Nicole Beben, Vice President of Knowledge & Care Exchange Programs at Saint Elizabeth Health Care. 

    Nicole discusses the financial support options available for family caregivers, including:


    Government funding for home renovations and car modifications
    Online financial tools to help with financial planning
    Government compassionate care benefits
    Tax credits and other income tax deductions

    • 11 min
    Talking Care Episode 7: Young Cargivers

    Talking Care Episode 7: Young Cargivers

    Larisa MacSween, Manager of Hospice Toronto's Young Carer's Program, and Dena Maule, Executive Director of Hospice Toronto, join Murray Segal to discuss caregiver role reversal and the struggles that children and teenagers face when providing care to their ill or disabled parents.

    • 11 min

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