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Welcome to the Caring Caregiver Show with Evan & Savy, the hub for caregiver connection. We are lifelong caregivers on a mission to bring community to those who selflessly put others first. We want you to know that you too have a hand to hold and when together, we can make the caregiver journey a little easier for us all. Each week we feature topics ranging from self-care to respite resources to caregiver survivors just like you. You are home here, and we will certainly leave you more uplifted than you came.

Caring Caregiver Show with Evan & Savy Evan Kharrazi & Savy Makalena

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Welcome to the Caring Caregiver Show with Evan & Savy, the hub for caregiver connection. We are lifelong caregivers on a mission to bring community to those who selflessly put others first. We want you to know that you too have a hand to hold and when together, we can make the caregiver journey a little easier for us all. Each week we feature topics ranging from self-care to respite resources to caregiver survivors just like you. You are home here, and we will certainly leave you more uplifted than you came.

    Revisited: How Caregiver Meriam Went From Burnout to Powerhouse

    Revisited: How Caregiver Meriam Went From Burnout to Powerhouse

    We are off for the month of May but are publishing re-runs of various episodes from Season 4. We will be back with Season 5 in June!

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    In this episode: Meriam Boldewijn, author of Caregiver 2.0: From Burnout to Powerhouse shared that in the middle of her caregiving journey, she found herself in burnout. Meriam was searching for a practical and simple system that she could implement in her daily life to revitalize her own energy, be able to breathe, and stop feeling guilty when practicing self-care.

    Evan’s news segment sheds light on the U.S. military veterans who are rescuing Ukraine's orphans.

    Savy celebrated the success of Gimme A Break’s first annual Caregiver Expo!

    Special Offer:
    1 signed free copy of the book Caregiver 2.0: From Burnout to Powerhouse and 1-hour free consultation call with Coach Meriam Boldewijn. Contact support@meriamboldewijn.com to redeem.
    Recommended Resources:
    Meriam Boldewijn - I guide caregivers who are experiencing burnout to help them form a system of self-care that they can incorporate into their life with ease.Caregiver Health Club - The online weight loss program for caregivers. Our mission is to help 10,000 caregivers prevent type-2 diabetes through a simple and stress-free approach to self-care, nutrition, and fitness.Gimme A Break - Non-profit for caregivers aiming to bring back joy to caregiving, free weekly support sessions offering caregivers a chance to relax, renew, resource and revive. Register or register a caregiver for a break.Givers Guides Magazine - The complete caregiver resource guide. Get your first issue today, as 100% of all profits are donated to support Gimme A Break. 
    Hosts:
    Evan Kharrazi - founder of Caregiver Health Club and certified Type 2 Diabetes Health CoachSavy Makalena - founder of Gimme a Break and Givers Guides 
    Connect with the Caring Caregiver Show:
    Facebook Page: Caring Caregiver Show with Evan & SavyInstagram: caringcaregivershowWebsite: www.caringcaregivershow.comFacebook Group: Click here to join

    • 39 min
    Revisited: Meet Gary the Founder of The Caregiver Foundation

    Revisited: Meet Gary the Founder of The Caregiver Foundation

    We are off for the month of May but are publishing re-runs of various episodes from Season 4. We will be back with Season 5 in June!

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    In this episode: Gary Powell, executive director of The Caregiver Foundation, shared about his beginning years as a caregiver for his grandfather, as well as his mission to support caregivers and individuals needing care through a variety of services.
    Evan’s latest news segment covered that Veterans Affairs announced that all expulsions from the department’s caregiver support program will be halted while officials re-evaluate new eligibility criteria. This threatens monthly support stipends for thousands of families.
    Savy shared that Gimme a Break is hosting the first annual Caregiver Expo right here on Oahu! There will be nearly 30 vendors, live music, giveaways and a pause & pamper session.


    Recommended Resources:
    The Caregiver Foundation - From producing educational materials and resources to assuming daily money management (bill-paying) tasks, to providing speakers for seminars and meetings and overseeing major restoration cleaning, TCF works hard to provide caregivers the resources they need to survive their journey and “help those you love”.Caregiver Health Club - The online weight loss program for caregivers. Our mission is to help 10,000 caregivers prevent type-2 diabetes through a simple and stress-free approach to self-care, nutrition, and fitness.Gimme A Break - Non-profit for caregivers aiming to bring back joy to caregiving, free weekly support sessions offering caregivers a chance to relax, renew, resource and revive. Register or register a caregiver for a break.Givers Guides Magazine - The complete caregiver resource guide. Get your first issue today, as 100% of all profits are donated to support Gimme A Break. 
    Hosts:
    Evan Kharrazi - founder of Caregiver Health Club and certified Type 2 Diabetes Health CoachSavy Makalena - founder of Gimme a Break and Givers Guides 
    Connect with the Caring Caregiver Show:
    Facebook Page: Caring Caregiver Show with Evan & SavyInstagram: caringcaregivershowWebsite: www.caringcaregivershow.comFacebook Group: Click here to join

    • 37 min
    Revisited: Discover Your Medicare Options with Kamaka Jingao

    Revisited: Discover Your Medicare Options with Kamaka Jingao

    We are off for the month of May but are publishing re-runs of various episodes from Season 4. We will be back with Season 5 in June!

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    In this episode: Kamaka Jingao, from Financial Benefits Insurance, shared how he can help you find the right plan and coverage that fits your needs. Tune in to hear the difference between Medicare and Medicaid, when are the enrollment periods, and more!
    In honor of Women’s History Month, Evan’s news segment touched upon Lynnete - a caregiver from Manatee County featured as the EveryDay Hero. And guess what her nickname is!? The “singing aide.” She sings in her church choir, and has been singing to her clients for years.
    Savy shared that Gimme a Break is hosting the first annual Caregiver Expo right here on Oahu!  There will be nearly 30 vendors, live music, giveaways and a pause & pamper session.

    Recommended Resources:
    Kamaka Jingao - Helping you choose your Medicare Plans! With Medicare you have options. Letʻs help you find those options and maximize your benefits!Prediabetes Health Club - On a mission to help adults reverse pre-diabetes naturally with balanced nutrition and fitness. Get paired with your lifestyle coach today!Gimme A Break - Non-profit for caregivers aiming to bring back joy to caregiving, free weekly support sessions offering caregivers a chance to relax, renew, resource and revive. Register or register a caregiver for a break.Givers Guides Magazine - The complete caregiver resource guide. Get your first issue today, as 100% of all profits are donated to support Gimme A Break.
    Hosts:
    Evan Kharrazi - founder of Prediabetes Health Club and Certified Nutrition & Fitness CoachSavy Makalena - founder of Gimme a Break and Givers Guides
    Connect with the Caring Caregiver Show:
    Facebook Page: Caring Caregiver Show with Evan & SavyInstagram: caringcaregivershowWebsite: www.caringcaregivershow.comFacebook Group: Click here to join

    • 37 min
    Revisited: Meet David the Founder of Age Friendly Senior Care

    Revisited: Meet David the Founder of Age Friendly Senior Care

    We are off for the month of May but are publishing re-runs of various episodes from Season 4. We will be back with Season 5 in June!

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    In this episode: David Fresquez, founder of Age Friendly Senior Care, shared his caregiving journey and passion for in-home care.
    Evan’s news segment paid tribute to all the families that have been torn apart in Ukraine.
    Savy shared that Gimme a Break is hosting the first annual Caregiver Expo right here on Oahu!

    Recommended Resources:
    Age Friendly Senior Care - We provide home care services for you and your loved ones. The expertise of our care providers makes it possible for us to provide a wide range of in-home care services.Prediabetes Health Club - On a mission to help adults reverse pre-diabetes naturally with balanced nutrition and fitness. Get paired with your lifestyle coach today!Gimme A Break - Non-profit for caregivers aiming to bring back joy to caregiving, free weekly support sessions offering caregivers a chance to relax, renew, resource and revive. Register or register a caregiver for a break.Givers Guides Magazine - The complete caregiver resource guide. Get your first issue today, as 100% of all profits are donated to support Gimme A Break. 
    Hosts:
    Evan Kharrazi - founder of Prediabetes Health Club and Certified Nutrition & Fitness CoachSavy Makalena - founder of Gimme a Break and Givers Guides 
    Connect with the Caring Caregiver Show:
    Facebook Page: Caring Caregiver Show with Evan & SavyInstagram: caringcaregivershowWebsite: www.caringcaregivershow.comFacebook Group: Click here to join

    • 33 min
    S4 E8 - Lose Weight, Prevent Diabetes with the Prediabetes Health Club

    S4 E8 - Lose Weight, Prevent Diabetes with the Prediabetes Health Club

    In this episode: Co-host, Evan Kharrazi, announced his departure from the show to focus on his new initiative: The Prediabetes Health Club. Ever since his kidney stone surgery in 2021, he felt called to join the national effort to prevent diabetes. 
    Savy and Evan recapped the 4th season, providing a summary from each episode with our wonderful guests!

    Special Offer:
    Prediabetes Health Club - FREE 7-day simple, delicious blood sugar balancing meal plan. Included are three meals and two snacks daily, plus a shopping list and prep guide.
    Recommended Resources:
    Prediabetes Health Club - On a mission to help adults reverse pre-diabetes naturally with balanced nutrition and fitness. Get paired with your lifestyle coach today!Gimme A Break - Non-profit for caregivers aiming to bring back joy to caregiving, free weekly support sessions offering caregivers a chance to relax, renew, resource and revive. Register or register a caregiver for a break.Givers Guides Magazine - The complete caregiver resource guide. Get your first issue today, as 100% of all profits are donated to support Gimme A Break. 
    Hosts:
    Evan Kharrazi - founder of Prediabetes Health Club and Certified Nutrition & Fitness CoachSavy Makalena - founder of Gimme a Break and Givers Guides 
    Connect with the Caring Caregiver Show:
    Facebook Page: Caring Caregiver Show with Evan & SavyInstagram: caringcaregivershowWebsite: www.caringcaregivershow.comFacebook Group: Click here to join

    • 33 min
    S4 E7 - Explore Your Living Benefits with Wendi Vasconcellos

    S4 E7 - Explore Your Living Benefits with Wendi Vasconcellos

    In this episode: Wendy Vasconcellos of Living Benefits Hawaii (in partnership with National Life Group) shared that even caregivers can take advantage of flexible living benefits in relation to terminal illness, chronic illness, and injury.
    Evan’s news segment touched upon ‘seniors helping seniors’ where Florida retirees are stepping in during the caregiver shortage across the state.
    Savy reminded our community that Gimme a Break is offering a free seminar on May 11th focusing on dementia from a caregivers point of view.

    Recommended Resources:
    Wendy Vasconcellos - Living Benefits Specialist with National Life GroupPrediabetes Health Club - Reverse pre-diabetes naturally with balanced nutrition and fitness. Get started with our free workshop and meal plan to balance blood sugars and lose weight sustainably.Gimme A Break - Non-profit for caregivers aiming to bring back joy to caregiving, free weekly support sessions offering caregivers a chance to relax, renew, resource and revive. Register or register a caregiver for a break.Givers Guides Magazine - The complete caregiver resource guide. Get your first issue today, as 100% of all profits are donated to support Gimme A Break.
    Hosts:
    Evan Kharrazi - founder of Caregiver Health Club and certified Type 2 Diabetes Health CoachSavy Makalena - founder of Gimme a Break and Givers Guides 
    Connect with the Caring Caregiver Show:
    Facebook Page: Caring Caregiver Show with Evan & SavyInstagram: caringcaregivershowWebsite: www.caringcaregivershow.comFacebook Group: Click here to join

    • 35 min

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