Caregiving

Leveraging Tech for Aging in Place-Caregiver Smile Summit-Smilecast 222

Leveraging Technology for Aging in Place-Caregiver Smile Summit Lisa Cini is our guest on the Caregiver Smile Summit. Lisa Cini is regarded as the leading Alzheimer’s and long-term care design expert in the nation and has been recognized for her contributions in the field. Combined with her personal experience of living...

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Strategies for Family Carers in the Workforce-Caregiver Smile Summit-221

Strategies for Family Caregivers in the Workforce-Caregiver Smile Summit Cathy Bollinger is our guest on the Caregiver Smile Summit. Ageism is a combination of: prejudicial attitudes toward older people, old age, and aging itself; discriminatory practices against older people and institutional practices and policies that perpetuate stereotypes about older people. When...

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How Technology Can Help Caregivers-Caregiver Smile Summit – Smilecast 220

How Technology Can Help Family Caregivers-Caregiver Smile Summit John Mills is our guest on the Caregiver Smile Summit. John and his wife founded eCareDiary in 2011 to provide tools, content and services for family caregivers. In this session, he will cover the advantages of using technology to make caregiving easier. We...

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Senior Financial Exploitation – Caregiver Smile Summit – Smilecast 218

Senior Financial Exploitation and Ways to Prevent It – Caregiver Smile Summit Howard Tischler is our guest on the Caregiver Smile Summit. Financial exploitation is a fast-growing form of abuse of seniors and adults with disabilities. According to the National Adult Protective Services Association, one in nine seniors reported being abused,...

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Compassion Fatigue-Sue Crowson – Caregiver Smile Summit-Smilecast 217

Compassion Fatigue-Caregiver Smile Summit Susan Crowson is our exceptional guest on the Caregiver Smile Summit. This session is for persons who have been providing direct care over an extended time to those with traumatic, tragic or terminal conditions. It is designed for both professional and family care providers to recognize and...

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I Wish I Knew Then-Lessons After the Caregiving!-Caregiver Smile Summit 216

I Wish I Knew Then – Lessons After the Caregiving!-Caregiver Smile Summit Kristen Cusato is our guest on the Caregiver Smile Summit. Kristen Cusato spent 20 years as a television journalist, in New York, Texas, Connecticut and California. Her mother’s diagnosis of Lewy Body Dementia in 2009 changed everything. Kristen moved...

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Using the Cloud to Organize Your Caregiving Life-Caregiver Smile Summit 215

Using the Cloud to Organize Your Digital Caregiving Life – Caregiver Smile Summit Ken Bitticks is our guest on the Caregiver Smile Summit. Caregiving is the new norm. Everyone is just one phone call away from becoming a caregiver and needs to access vital information instantly 24/7 from anywhere. Using an organized...

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Aging & Sexuality: Knowledge for Caregivers-Caregiver Smile Summit 214

Aging & Sexuality: Knowledge for Caregivers-Caregiver Smile Summit Dr. Pamela Pitman Brown is our guest on the Caregiver Smile Summit. This session will cover the basics of aging and sexuality, and how caregivers can support their patient, client, parent or significant other. We will cover autonomy, communication over-accommodation, and will discuss “normal”...

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Capturing Life Stories – Tools and Tips – Caregiver Smile Summit 213

Capturing Life Stories – Tools, Tips and Technologies – Caregiver Smile Summit Debby Bitticks is our guest on the Caregiver Smile Summit. Have you ever thought about capturing your life story or that of a loved one? Chances are you no very little about the life of your parents.  A recent article...

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