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Raising 'Rents (parents)

Raising 'Rents (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 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 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 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 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 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. 

Mar 7, 2017
  • Step 3 "Be talking and listening" and Step 4 "Be patient" are introduced as the next Beginner Steps To Raising Parents or an Aging Adult.  Stories and tips are shared about how to have a conversation with someone who needs help, how important it is to listen, and how being patient will increase the probability that they will listen. Resources are shared to help you prepare in caring for an aging adult.  Zack Demopoulos is your host and has guests provide insights.  Guests include wife Phyllis, an aging adult, and a senior advocate/home health care provider/author/radio host.  This show is dedicated to all Social Workers.  March is National Professional Social Worker Month.  
Feb 28, 2017

Step 1 "Be good to your self" and Step 2 "Be resourceful" are introduced as the first two Beginner Steps in Raising Parents or an Aging Adult.  Stories and tips are shared about caring for yourself before you can care for someone else.  Resources are shared to help you prepare for caring for an aging adult.  Zack Demopoulos is your host, his wife Phyllis joins in the conversation, and Zack has two industry providers share their experiences.   This show is dedicated to Zack's best friend Tracy Armstrong.  

Nov 3, 2016

The new Raising 'Rents podcast series introduces itself.  Raising 'Rents is the show that will share everything you need to know in caring for your aging parents.  Experts, adult kids, caregivers, and aging parents themselves share experiences about aging and how to care for aging adults.  Zack Demopoulos is your host, and he will share clips of future episodes.

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