Real Women on Health: How to Prepare Yourself

What a great roundtable discussion Carolyn Brent had regarding the Art of Caregiving with Kelley Connors, MPH of Women’s Wellness Coach and Advocate. Read below:

Also: Guest Clinical Psychologist and PsychCentral and Huffington Press Blogger, Suzanne Phillips, Psy.D. will join us to discuss the emotional aspects of caregiving and answer your most pressing questions! Listen to internet radio with kelleyconnors on Blog Talk Radio

Topic: Caregiving for Your Parents: What You Must Know for Boomers Whatever else 79 million baby boomers are doing, one in eight are caring for an aging parent. Some are checking in on an elderly parent who is living alone, some are caring for a parent in their own home, some are visiting parents in assisted living or nursing facilities, and others are doing long distance caring.

Whether well planned or unfolding as emergency, this a challenging task. It is one that necessitates changes, parent/child communication, family support, community services, shared information, financial resources, legal expertise, and medical care.

Underscoring this task and coloring most of these factors is the emotional reality that caring for an aging parent is a psychological journey.

Join Kelley Connors, MPH, Women’s Wellness Coach with Suzanne Phillips, PsyD, Psych Central and Huffington Press Blogger with Carolyn Brent, MBA, Author “Why Wait? A Baby Boomer’s Guide to Preparing Emotionally, Financially and Legally for a Parent’s Death”

Join our on-line roundtable today, Wednesday, January 11th @12:30 pm EST. Just dial 1-646-929-2625

About Carolyn Brent

Dr. Carolyn A. Brent, is an award-winning bestselling author and a National Physique Committee (NPC) Masters Women's Figure Champion at age 60. She is an expert on both self-care and caregiving; she is the founder of Across All Ages and two nonprofit organizations, CareGiverStory Inc. and Grandpa's Dream. Carolyn's research and extensive collection of published works have made her a notable figure in her field. For seventeen years, she worked for some of the world's leading pharmaceutical companies and has worked as a volunteer at various assisted-living facilities. Her award-winning books include The Caregiver's Companion: Caring for Your Loved One Medically, Financially and Emotionally While Caring for Yourself and The Caregiver's Legal Survival Guide: Navigating through the Legal System.

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