The Caring Generation® speaks the language of caregivers and aging adults. Tips and practical advice about health, aging, being a caregiver, and family relationships, sprinkled with humor and laughter.
How to Deal With Irrational Elderly Parents
Caregiving expert Pamela D Wilson shares How to Deal with Irrational Elderly Parents and asks, can adult children be similarly irrational? An interview with Dr. Claudia Mills shares insights about care expectations between parents and children. Do parents and children “owe” each other anything?
The Scary Truth About Guardianship for Elderly Parents
Caregiving expert Pamela D Wilson talks about guardianship for the elderly. While adult children may be interested in being a guardian for an aging parent, many lack an understanding of what it takes to be a guardian. An interview with Dr. Randy Frost offers insight into hoarding and why some people have an attachment to things. Is hoarding a bad habit or does it relate to mental health?
Why Are Old People Stubborn?
Caregiving expert Pamela D Wilson answers the caregiver question Why Are Old People Stubborn and offers insights into why aging parents ignore suggestions or advice. Plus, interviews with Dr. William Worden who discusses grieving, and Jose who shares his story of dealing with health issues and lost independence.
Why Caregivers Distrust the Healthcare System
On this podcast for caregivers and aging adults, caregiving expert Pamela D Wilson shares reasons why caregivers lack trust in doctors and the healthcare system. Plus, research about the risks of medical misdiagnosis in hospitals and harm to patients Links to research and articles discussed are on the podcast page of Pamela's website.
Choosing Between A Spouse and Elderly Parent
Pamela D Wilson, caregiving expert discusses Choosing Between a Spouse and An Elderly Parent. Dr. Mark Goulston shares how feeling out of control contributes to stress for family caregivers and healthcare workers plus offers tips to manage stressful situations.
Being A Caregiver is Not Easy
Join caregiving expert Pamela D. Wilson for Being a Caregiver is Not Easy. Straight talk and tips for success in caring for aging parents and yourself. Guest Dr. Christopher Lowry from the University of Boulder Colorado shares research about managing stress that affects the Immune System and The Gut.