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Top Senior Care Podcasts

By Rick Cohen, 9:00 am on

When providing senior home care for an aging relative, there are going to be questions you’re likely to want answered when faced with new challenges. Podcasts specific to senior care needs, like those listed below, often offer valuable insights and tips that caregivers and family members will likely find useful.

Senior Care Corner
Discover free podcasts on a wide array of senior care topics that can be downloaded via iTunes. Episodes contain news likely to be of interest to caregivers and family members. Topics include:

• Choosing the right nursing home
• How seniors can benefit from pets
• Feeding seniors with Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer’s Society Podcasts
The Alzheimer’s Society provides monthly podcasts on Alzheimer’s and dementia-related topics. Previous podcasts can also be accessed through their website. Topics include:

• The progression of dementia
• Dementia and power of attorney
• Overcoming resistance to doctor visits

The Senior Care Minute
Senior Care Live is a morning talk show, which can be streamed live, designed to help caregivers and family members make well-informed decisions when it comes to caring for their loved one. Podcasts of current and past shows can be accessed at Topics include:

• How to handle the move into a specialized care facility
• What’s covered by Medicaid and Medicare
• Proactive vs. reactive planning

Caregiving Strategies Podcast
This collection of current and previous podcasts offers advice to caregivers and family members looking after someone with Alzheimer’s or another dementia-related condition. Topics include:

• How caregiving may affect your relationship with your spouse
• Some of the common fears experienced by Alzheimer’s caregivers
• Tips for establishing the right mindset as a caregiver

Senior Care Radio
This podcast radio show provides information from a variety of knowledgeable guests on subjects of interest to senior caregivers and family members. Topics include:

• Avoiding caregiver burnout
• Home care safety
• Resources available to caregivers

All of these podcasts can easily be saved and shared with other family members who sometimes act as caregivers. Senior care podcasts can also be used to provide your loved one with clearly presented information they may find useful for their own understanding of what they’re facing.

With the right resources, meeting a senior loved one’s care needs feels more manageable. If you could use help caring for your aging parent or relative, whether a few times a week or on a live-in basis, reach out to Home Care Assistance. We offer 24/7 live-in care and flexible hourly care Milwaukee families rely on to provide their loved one’s with the assistance needed to remain happy and healthy in the comfort of home. For more information, please call (262) 782-3383 today.

Essential Podcasts for Home Care Professionals