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Raising 'Rents (as in paRents)

Raising 'Rents (as in paRents) podcast show will give you everything you need to take care of your aging parents or an aging adult. It will inspire, educate and support through stories and experiences shared by those who have cared for an aging adult or is one themself!
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Raising 'Rents (paRents) Podcast

Oct 25, 2017

Host Zack Demopoulos launches his 30 day preparation plan to care for an aging adult. In Day 14, Zack talks about what it means when the term “aging in place” is used and how this may apply to you and your parents or an aging adult you know. 

Oct 20, 2017

Host Zack Demopoulos launches his 30 day preparation plan to care for an aging adult. In Day 13, Zack talks about being a long distance adult kid caring and worrying about your aging parent and some things you can do about it.

Oct 19, 2017

Host Zack Demopoulos launches his 30 day preparation plan to care for an aging adult. In Day 12, Zack talks about how staying active as you age will keep go far in keeping you healthy.

Oct 17, 2017

Host Zack Demopoulos launches his 30 day preparation plan to care for an aging adult. In Day 11, Zack talks about how important estate planning is, and how an elder care attorney can help with that and long term planning. 

Oct 16, 2017

Host Zack Demopoulos launches his 30 day preparation plan to care for an aging adult. In Day 10, Zack does a high level overview of Medicare and how important it is to understand it for yourself and your parents in managing health care costs.    

Oct 13, 2017

Host Zack Demopoulos launches his 30 day preparation plan to care for an aging adult. In Day 9, Zack talks about how important it is to stay on top of your parents hearing and some of the things to look for as they age. 

Oct 12, 2017

Host Zack Demopoulos launches his 30 day preparation plan to care for an aging adult. In Day 8, Zack talks about how important it is to stay on top of your parents eye health and some of the things to look for as they age. 

Oct 11, 2017

Host Zack Demopoulos launches his 30 day preparation plan to care for an aging adult. In Day 7, Zack talks about how many doctors an aging adult may have and what are the best ways to help your parent manage them and benefit most from them.

Oct 10, 2017

Host Zack Demopoulos launches his 30 day preparation plan to care for an aging adult. In Day 6, he talks about medication management, the risks of not complying, the polypharmacy issues, and the problems that can occur if medication is not managed correctly.

Oct 8, 2017

Host Zack Demopoulos launches his 30 day preparation plan to care for an aging adult. In Day 5, he talks about what some of the signs are that Mom or Dad should not be driving anymore and how to take the keys away.

Oct 7, 2017

Host Zack Demopoulos launches his 30 day preparation plan to care for an aging adult.  In Day 4, he talks about what to look for when you visit your mother and father’s house in terms of safety and aging in place.  There are simple measures one can take to ensure that their home is as safe as possible.  One of the primary goals is to make a home safer to prevent falls.  

Oct 6, 2017

Host Zack Demopoulos launches his 30 day preparation plan to care for an aging adult.  In Day 3, Zack finishes up the three critical parts to Y.O.U as the caregiver.  He discusses the importance of understanding your parents’ needs, the “U” in Y.O.U.    “Y” stands for “Your Well Being” covered in Day 1.  “O” is Overall financial situation—yours and your parents which he covered on Day 2.  In this episode Zack talks about the importance of knowing and respecting your parents’ wishes and needs while walking the thin line of making sure they are living safely as they age and have prepared for the long term.  He reviews the 9 Beginner Steps To Raising Parents as well.

Oct 5, 2017

Host Zack Demopoulos launches his 30 Day Preparation Plan to Care For an Aging Parent. In Day 2, it is still all about Y.O.U. as the caregiver.  “O” stands for “Overall Financial Situation, both yours and your parents.”  Zack shares how important it is to not only help your parents to prepare for long term care expenses but you should also plan for yourself accordingly due to caregiver costs that can unexpectedly hit you. 

Oct 4, 2017

Host Zack Demopoulos launches his 30 Day Preparation Plan to Care For an Aging Adult. In Day 1, it is all about Y.O.U. as the caregiver.  “Y” stands for “Your Well Being” and Zack shares how important it is to ensure your physical, mental, emotional and social well being are in a good place so that you can be the best caregiver possible.

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