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Empowering Family Caregivers Video Show Archives

07/25/16 10:30 AM EDT  How Music Enhances the Effectiveness of Caretaking
eCareDiary spoke to Michelle Muth, a board-certified music therapist and founder of M3 Music about the benefits of music therapy and how it can help caregivers be more productive.

07/15/16 02:00 PM EDT  What are Autoimmune Diseases?
Autoimmune diseases are one of the top 10 leading causes of death among women. This video highlights the specifics of what autoimmune diseases are along with risk factors, diagnosis and lifestyle tips for those suffering.

07/13/16 11:00 AM EDT  Preparing for Medicare Premium Changes in 2016
eCareDiary spoke to Tony Noble, President of A.E Noble & Associates Inc about Medicare premium changes in 2016 and how they would impact seniors. Securities and Investment Advisory Services offered through FSC Securities Corporation, member FINRA/SIPC.  Insurance services are offered through A.E. Noble & Associates, Inc. which is not affiliated with FSC Securities Corporation

06/30/16 02:00 PM EDT  What is Sandwich Generation Caregiving?
June is Sandwich Generation Caregiving Awareness Month. Many of us are simultaneously taking care of our parents as well as young children while maintaining full time jobs. This video highlights the characteristics of sandwich generation caregivers, recent statistics and their responsibilities.

06/24/16 02:00 PM EDT  Getting the Best Hospital Care for Your Loved One
eCareDiary spoke to Bonnie Friedman, author of "Hospital Warrior: How to the Best Care for Your Loved One" about understanding the hospital environment and becoming a strong champion for your loved one.

06/17/16 02:00 PM EDT  Common Financial Scams Affecting Seniors
June 15th, 2016 was World Elder Abuse Awareness Day. Financial elder abuse is a serious problem, more so, since it is under-reported. This video highlights the most common types of scams targeting seniors.

06/08/16 02:00 PM EDT  Cancer Prevention Tips When You are Over 50
Cancer at any age is deadly. It is important to understand how risks and symptoms change as you age. This video highlights the manner in which cancer progresses, symptoms and screenings, treatments and lifestyle recommendations for those over the age of 50.

05/20/16 02:00 PM EDT  Common Types of Arthritis
May is Arthritis Awareness Month. This video highlights the common types of arthritis, their characteristics and treatment options.

05/06/16 12:00 AM EDT  Understanding Mental Illness
May is National Mental Health Awareness Month. This video highlights important statistics, symptoms, causes and tests related to mental health conditions.

04/14/16 02:00 PM EDT  Therapeutic Growth Model Offered by Hope Grows
eCareDiary spoke to Lisa Story, Founder and Executive Director of Hope Grows, a non-profit organization for caregiver support about counseling and therapeutic respite activities offered to relieve caregiver stress.

04/08/16 12:00 AM EDT  What is Autism?
April 2nd, 2016 was World Autism Awareness Day. This video highlights the characteristics of the condition along with symptoms and causes.

03/17/16 02:00 PM EDT  Benefits of Virtual Visits between Seniors and Caregivers
eCareDiary spoke to Elaine Malec, psychologist and owner of Connecting Hearts Senior Care Services, that provides services for families about the value of virtual visits and how the process works.

03/14/16 02:00 PM EDT  Meal Planning for Seniors
March is National Nutrition Month. This video highlights the changes people's bodies go through as they age and ideal diets recommended by the USDA for seniors.

03/04/16 02:00 PM EDT  Caregivers First Initative by United Way and Familylinks
eCareDiary spoke to Emily Andersen, LSW, licensed social worker and Care Coach for the Caregivers First Initiative about identifying caregiver needs and resources available to help them.

02/24/16 02:00 PM EDT  Linking Caregivers and Resources Via the Family Caregiver Support Program
eCareDiary spoke to Brenda Slagle, Family Caregiver Support Coordinator for Allegheny County Department of Human Services Area Agency on Aging about enrollment, elibility and benefits of the support program.

02/12/16 02:00 PM EDT  What is Cardiac Rehabilitation?
Cardiac Rehabilitation Week is being celebrated next week. This video highlights the basics of cardiac rehab covering it's necessity, benefits and resources.

01/29/16 02:00 PM EDT  Best Digital Health Devices from CES 2016
CES or Consumer Electronics Show took place from Jan 6th-9th this year. It's the largest international electronics and technology trade show. This video highlights the best devices launched under the digital health and wellness sector.

01/15/16 02:00 PM EDT  What Happens During Cervical Cancer
January is Cervical Cancer Awareness month. This video highlights current statistics, risk factors and resources that would be helpful to those affected as well as caregivers.

12/18/15 01:30 PM EDT  How HIV-Safe Are We Today?
Dec 1st was World AIDS Day. This video highlights current global statistics for HIV and AIDS including a brief overview of diagnostics tests and measures to be taken to end the disease.

12/16/15 02:00 PM EDT  Enjoy the Holidays without Harm to You or Your Loved One's Health
eCareDiary spoke to Lorraine Starsky, Public Health Nurse for Allegheny County Health Department’s Chronic Disease Prevention Program about monitoring holiday menus for seniors with health issues and tips to be alert to interactions between alcohol and medications.

12/04/15 02:00 PM EDT  Driving Evaluations for Seniors
Dec 1st-5th, 2015 is Older Driver Safety Awareness Week. This video highlights key aspects of the evaluation process that might be key to determining if it is safe for a senior to drive or stop.

11/20/15 02:00 PM EDT  Care Diary: One-Stop Solution to Manage Complex Caregiving
Family caregivers are the silent backbone of the country's healthcare system. eCareDiary is a web community that offers a unique solution called the Care Diary, a set of online tools to help with care coordination. This video highlights the features of the Care Diary.

11/11/15 02:00 PM EDT  Together We Can..ArchCare in Action
ArchCare is constantly finding ways to improve health of vulnerable seniors and enhance their lives. This video highlights how the team at ArchCare is helping deliver care.

11/06/15 02:00 PM EDT  Screening & Tests for Diabetes
November is National Diabetes Month. This video highlights screening and typical tests conducted by doctors for Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes.

10/23/15 02:00 PM EDT  Senior Dental Care Myths
October is Dental Hygiene Month. This video highlights the myths surrounding senior dental care.

10/22/15 02:00 PM EDT  Independent Aging Tips from a Certified Aging-in-Place Specialist
eCareDiary spoke to Maria Wilson, owner of Wilson Architecture + Design, LLC about how seniors wishing to stay independent can benefit by consulting a certified aging-in-place specialist.

10/09/15 02:00 PM EDT  Breast Cancer Screenings and Tests
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. This video focuses on pre-treatment screenings and tests to ascertain the presence of breast cancer.

09/25/15 02:00 PM EDT  Get the Facts on Prostrate Cancer
September is Prostrate Cancer Awareness Month. Prostrate cancer is found only in males and is a form of cancer that begins in the gland cells of the prostrate. This video highlights the statistics, risk factors, symptoms and resources.

09/23/15 02:00 PM EDT  Keeping Senior Drivers Safe
eCareDiary spoke to Matt Gurwell, Founder of Keeping Us Safe, a national organization that develops programs for senior drivers to transition from the driver's seat to the passenger seat.

09/16/15 02:00 PM EDT  Sandwich Generation Caregiving
eCareDiary will speak to Carole Brecht and Jan Steinle nee Reisman, Co-founders of The Sandwich Woman, a community providing resources, ideas and art to help baby boomers through the emotional journey of caregiving.

09/11/15 02:00 PM EDT  Suicide among Elders
September is National Suicide Prevention Month.Elderly suicide is a serious problem. This video highlights the statistics, risk factors, warning signs and resources.

08/28/15 02:00 PM EDT  What is Psoriasis?
Psorasis is a chronic condition that leads to red, scaly patches on the skin. Thie video highlights the extent this affects people, why it occurs, areas where it appears, diagnosis and lifestyle tips.

07/31/15 02:00 PM EDT  Hepatitis: Prevention & Protection
July 28th, 2015 was World Hepatitis Day. This video highlights the statistics, types, prevention and protection with regards to the 5 main types of hepatitis.

07/17/15 02:00 PM EDT  Getting to Know Geriatric Care Management
Geriatric care managers are health care professionals specializing in aging related issues. This video highlights situations where a care manager might be needed, area they provide assistance in and resources.

07/03/15 02:00 PM EDT  Aging Independently by Aging in Place
Aging in place is the ability for a senior to live in his or her own home, safely, independently and comfortably. This video highlights steps and areas to ensure a successful aging in place plan.

06/19/15 02:00 PM EDT  Cataracts: Types, Risks, Symptoms & Detection
June is Cataracts Awareness Month. This video highlights types, causes, risks, symptoms and detection associated with cataracts.

06/18/15 02:00 PM EDT  Taking Charge of End-of-Life Planning
eCareDiary spoke to Betty Karleski, Vice President of the Take Charge Of Your Life Partnership that focuses on educating, supporting and empowering people to deal with end-of-life issues.

06/05/15 02:00 PM EDT  Common Cancer Types & Treatments
June 7th is National Cancer Survivor's Day. This video highlights the most common foms of cancer along with most used treatment options.

05/22/15 02:00 PM EDT  What You Need to Know about Osteoporosis
May is Osteoporosis Awareness Month. This video highlights the risk factors, symptoms and treatment options to combat the condition.

05/06/15 02:00 PM EDT  Unveiling Senior Depression
Depression affectss more than 6.5 million of the 35 million Americans aged 65 or older. This video highlights the symptoms, causes and treatment related to senior depression.

04/24/15 02:00 PM EDT  Aging with Arthritis
May is Arthritis Awareness Month. 1 in every 5 American adults are diagnosed with arthritis. This video highlights the types, warning signs and treatment options to manage the condition.

04/10/15 02:00 PM EDT  Alcoholism Among The Elderly
April is Alcohol Awareness Month. This video highlights statistics, warning signs, dangers, treatments and resources to deal with alcohol abuse.

03/27/15 02:00 PM EDT  Moving Towards an Age-Friendly World
The World Health Organization launched the Global Age-Friendly Cities Project to meet the needs of a rapidly aging population. This video highlights the 8 areas that can help eliminate barriers to seniors.

03/13/15 02:00 PM EDT  Healthcare Trends to Watch in 2015
Healthcare is on the verge of a major overhaul. This video highlights the top trends that aim at consistent, coordinated and connected care.

02/27/15 12:00 PM EDT  Recreational Therapy for Seniors
February is Recreational Therapy Month. The purpose of therapy is to improve functioning and well-being of those with illnesses.

02/13/15 12:00 PM EDT  Heart Diseases in Seniors
February is American Heart Month. Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the US. This video highlights symptoms, treatments and preventive measures you can take to keep your heart healthy.

02/11/15 12:00 PM EDT  How Culture Change Benefits Seniors
eCareDiary spoke to Pastor Gary Gibson, national speaker serving at North Buffalo Presbyterian Church in PA about the difference between person centered and person directed care.

02/04/15 12:00 PM EDT  Natural Healing with Clinical Aromatherapy
eCareDiary spoke to Bobbi Kolonay, president of Options for Elder Care, a holistic life care management practice, about how clinical aromatherapy can work with modern medicine in the healing process.

02/02/15 12:00 PM EDT  Connected Health Highlights at CES 2015
CES more commonly known as the Consumer and Electronics Show is an internationally renowned electronics and technology trade show. The key theme for this year was connected health technology with many devices launched to help seniors age-in-place comfortably.

12/19/14 02:00 PM EDT  Caregiver Stress During the Holidays
December is the month of festivities and joy but also a period of additional stress for caregivers handling responsibilities of aging loved ones. This video highlights the toll stress takes on caregivers and tips to ensure your holidays are peaceful.

12/17/14 02:00 PM EDT  Mindful Eating Tips for Caregivers
eCareDiary spoke to Dr. Jaclyn Herring, Clinical Psychologist, about how caregiving affects eating habits and the importance of mindful eating.

12/05/14 02:00 PM EDT  Understanding HIV/AIDS
Dec 1st, 2014 was World AIDS Day. This video highlights statistics and progression of the disease along with examining the symptoms, tests and resources available to those suffering and for caregivers.

12/03/14 02:00 PM EDT  Healthcare Industry Trends for 2015
eCareDiary spoke to Erin Hart, Director of Health Benefit Services with American HealthCare Group about healthcare trends for 2015 and wellness programs to help the local economy.

11/28/14 02:00 PM EDT  Hope with Hospice
November is National Hospice & Palliative Care Month. This video highlights how hospice care is provided and by whom along with resources beneficial to those caring for loved ones nearing end of life.

11/21/14 02:00 PM EDT  Celebrating Family Caregivers
November is National Family Caregivers Month. This video highlights the challenges facing caregivers and important resources to help support their efforts.

11/14/14 02:00 PM EDT  Navigating the Aging Process with a Geriatric Care Manager
eCareDiary spoke to Randi Rubin, Owner of Golden Years Management that provides medical, financial, mental health and other resources to family caregivers.

11/06/14 02:00 PM EDT  Support Services from the Cancer Caring Center
eCareDiary spoke to Stephanie Samolovitch, Director of Support Services at Cancer Caring Center about it's unique features and programs benefiting family caregivers.

10/24/14 02:00 PM EDT  Healing and Comforting Seniors with Animal Therapy
eCareDiary spoke to Ed DeLancey, Founder and owner of Healing Hearts Animal Therapy Intl, that focuses on bringing comfort to seniors with illnesses or in assisted living facilities, with animal therapy.

10/16/14 02:00 PM EDT  Resources by Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh Programs for the Blind and Physically Handicapped
eCareDiary interviewed Devon Evans, Public Services Librarian for Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh about it's programs for the blind and physically handicapped and additional offerings for the community.

10/16/14 02:00 PM EDT  Resources by Carnegie Library of Pittsurgh Programs for the Blind and Physically Handicapped
eCareDiary interviewed Devon Evans, Public Services Librarian for Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh about it's programs for the blind and physically handicapped and additional offerings for the community.

10/09/14 02:00 PM EDT  Protecting Your Family with Long Term Care Planning
eCareDiary spoke to Mike Ocilka, Co-creator of LTCEPP, an educational program providing services in planning for long term care and the costs involved.

10/03/14 02:00 PM EDT  Recognizing & Dealing with Hoarding Issues Among Seniors
eCareDiary will speak to Vickie Dellaquila, author and owner of Organization Rules Inc about reasons behind hoarding among seniors and ways to help them deal with it.

09/25/14 02:00 PM EDT  Caregiver Resources from the American Diabetes Association
eCareDiary spoke to Terri Seidman, Associate Director of the American Diabetes Association of Western Pennsylvania about it's resources, research projects and advocacy programs for those suffering from the disease.

09/24/14 02:00 PM EDT  Advocacy & Resources for the Working Caregiver
eCareDiary spoke to Jeff Weinberg, Founder of Senior Assistance, a geriatric advocacy agency about issues plaguing the working caregiver and employer programs to assist them.

04/30/14 02:00 PM EDT  Rev Eric J. Hall, HealthCare Chaplaincy Network, Family Caregiving Summit at NYAM
eCareDiary interviewed Rev. Eric J. Hall, President and CEO of HealthCare Chaplaincy Network, a national health care organization dedicated to providing spiritual support to those in distress from illness.Click here for the website -

04/30/14 02:00 PM EDT  Naomi Goldberg Haas, Dances for a Variable Population, Family Caregiving Summit at NYAM
eCareDiary interviewed Naomi Goldberg Haas, Artistic Director at Dances for a Variable Population that promoted strong and creative movement among people of all ages.Click here for the website -

04/30/14 02:00 PM EDT  Marie Ellen Galasso, SNAP, Family Caregiving Summit at NYAM
eCareDiary interviewed Marie Ellen Galasso of Services Now for Adult Persons, Inc (SNAP) about services and resources offered by The Caregiver Program.Click here for the website -

04/30/14 02:00 PM EDT  Dr.Tina Maschi, Fordham Graduate School of Social Service, Family Caregiving Summit at NYAM
eCareDiary interviewed Dr. Tina Maschi, associate professor at Fordham University Graduate School of Social Service about caregiving as a human rights and social justice issue.Click here for the website -

04/30/14 02:00 PM EDT  Dr. Fritz Galette,, Family Caregiving Summit at NYAM
eCareDiary interviewed Dr. Fritz Galette, psychologist and host of Ask Dr. Fritz Show that provides therapeutic approaches to caregiving.Click here for the website -

04/30/14 02:00 PM EDT  Adriane Berg, Super Aging NJ, Family Caregiving Summit at NYAM
eCareDiary interviewed Adriane Berg, publisher of Super Aging NJ and host of radio show, about a hyperlocal news publication for caregivers and seniors that has received a grant from the State of New Jersey. Click here for the website -

04/30/14 02:00 PM EDT  Sheila Warnock, Share the Care, Family Caregiving Summit at NYAM
eCareDiary interviewed Sheila Warnock, co-author and one of the pioneers of the grassroots caregiving model, Share the Care. Click here for the website -

04/30/14 02:00 PM EDT  Carol Levine, United Hospital Fund, at Family Caregiving Summit at NYAM
eCareDiary interviewed Carol Levine, Director, Families and Health Care Project at United Hospital Fund, about transitions from hospital to home. Click here for the website -

04/30/14 02:00 PM EDT  Connie Goldman, Radio Producer and Author, The Gifts of Caregiving, Family Caregiving Summit, NYAM
eCareDiary interviewed Connie Goldman, an award-winning radio producer, reporter and author of "Secrets of Becoming a Late Bloomer", "Who Am I Now That I'm Not Who I Was?" and "The Gifts of Caregiving-Stories of Hardship, Hope and Healing" about her passion for being involved in the issues of aging.

07/26/12 02:00 PM EDT  Getting Your Financial House in Order: Estate Planning for Caregivers and Seniors
eCareDiary interviewed Ronald Fatoullah, managing attorney of Ronald Fatoullah & Associates, a law firm that concentrates in elder law, trusts and estates and special needs about essential documents every senior needs to have and measures to protect assets for long-term care.

06/14/12 01:00 PM EDT  Read Aloud Books for Memory Challenged Adults
eCareDiary interviewed Lydia Burdick, author of the Two-Lap Books series, a unique resource for caregivers to engage with older adults with memory impairments allowing for enhanced communication and discovery of the joy of being together.

05/10/12 01:00 PM EDT  Using the Power of Words in the Caregiving Journey
eCareDiary interviewed Allen Klein, MA, professional speak on therapeutic humor and author of 17 books including, "Inspiration for a Lifetime" and "Change Your Life!" that focus on how words can be used by caregivers to lift spirits and improve lives.

03/22/12 01:00 PM EDT  Seeing Alzheimer's Differently : A New Approach to Care
eCareDiary's Director of Events, Polly Whitehorn spoke to Cathy Greenblat,  sociologist with a PhD from Columbia University, Artist in Residence at the University Hospital Network of Nice, France and author of "Love, Loss & Laughter : Seeing Alzheimer's Differently", that focuses on changing the imagery of illness and dying through the power of photography.

03/15/12 01:00 PM EDT  Is Alzheimer's Disease on the Rise?
eCareDiary's Director of Events, Polly Whitehorn speaks to Marc Wortmann, Executive Director of Alzheimer's Disease International, that works locally by empowering Alzheimer's associations offer care and support for people with dementia.

01/19/12 01:00 PM EDT  Decreasing Falls with Custom Made Fall Prevention Orthotics
eCareDiary's Director of Events, Polly Whitehorn spoke to Christopher Gizzi of Fall Prevention Associates Inc, that has created a Fall Prevention Program designed to give nursing home administrators and owners a proactive approach to decreasing falls with specific custom made orthotics.

12/15/11 01:00 PM EDT  When Your Parent Moves In: Tips for Caregivers
eCareDiary's Director of Events, Polly Whitehorn spoke to David Horgan, award-winning medical educator, filmmaker and author of "When Your Parent Moves", about what to do, what not to do and what can happen when seniors need to relocate to their childrens' homes.

12/08/11 01:00 PM EDT  Role of an Audiologist in Your Senior's Care Plan
eCareDiary's Director of Events, Polly Whitehorn spoke to Dr. Allison Hoffmann, co-owner of Advanced Hearing Center that specializes in diagnostic and rehabilitative audiology utilizing the latest technology including the most advanced hearing instruments available that can help seniors with problems related to hearing loss.

12/01/11 01:00 PM EDT  Dealing with Caregiver Denial about a Senior's Condition

eCareDiary's Director of Events, Polly Whitehorn spoke to Viki Kind, clinical bioethicist and author of "The Caregivers Path to Compassionate Decision-Making: Making Choices for Those Who Can't", about how to handle denial on caregivers' part about the seriousness of a senior's condition.

11/17/11 01:00 PM EDT  Ways to Ensure Smooth Home Transitions and Downsizing for Seniors
eCareDiary's Director of Events, Polly Whitehorn spoke to Dr. Adrian Walter-Ginzburg, President & CEO of CaringTransitions, that helps caregivers and seniors with de-cluttering, home safety, moving, estate sales and liquidations.

11/10/11 01:00 PM EDT  Caregiver Programs Offered by the Hudson Valley Hospital Foundation, New York
eCareDiary's Director of Events, Polly Whitehorn spoke to Christine Sotmary, Life Coach, Acupuncturist and creator of caregiver programs at the Hudson Valley Hospital Foundation, NY that helps caregivers get the information they need to make lives easier and give themselves a break.

11/03/11 01:00 PM EDT  Building Connections with Seniors Through Storytelling
eCareDiary's, Director of Events, Polly Whitehorn spoke to Adam Wilson and Krisi Packer of StoryCorps, an independent nonprofit whose mission is to provide people the opportunity to record, share, and preserve the stories of their lives.

10/27/11 01:00 PM EDT  Dealing with Your Senior's Fear of Aging
eCareDiary's Co-founder, John Mills spoke to Ali Davidson, a former owner of an in-home care agency and the author of It's Between You and Me, a life manual designed to help adult children and their parents create a plan for their elder years.

10/20/11 01:00 PM EDT  Understanding Medicare Coverage Options
eCareDiary's Director of Events, Polly Whitehorn spoke to John Mills, Co-founder of about Medicare Coverage Options best suited for the needs of senior citizens.

10/13/11 01:00 PM EDT  Technology Trends for Baby Boomers and Seniors
eCareDiary's Co-founder, John Mills spoke to Jim Blue, CEO of that focuses on one-on-one computer training and providing information on technology trends so seniors and caregivers can be empowered to assess their technology needs to make life simpler.

09/15/11 01:00 PM EDT  Why Caregivers and Seniors Need to Take a Home Evaluation Test
eCareDiary's Co-founder John Mills spoke to Laura Montllor, Founder and Executive Director of HomeFreeHome, an all-volunteer group of architects who design accessible home renovation projects for people with disabilities and seniors.

09/08/11 01:00 PM EDT  Training Tools for LGBT Aging Issues
eCareDiary's Co-founder, John Mills spoke to Doreen Bermudez, National Training Coordinator of the National Resource Center on LGBT Aging, that provides critical information and tools to aging providers, LGBT organizations, LGBT older adults and their loved ones.

09/01/11 01:00 PM EDT  How can an Elder Law Attorney Help Caregivers and Seniors?
eCareDiary's Director of Events, Polly Whitehorn spoke to Jeffrey Asher, Elder Law Attorney and Head of the Elder Care Practice at Eaton & Van Winkle LLP in New York City about vital aspects of long term care planning for seniors.

08/03/11 10:30 AM EDT  Senior Holistic Living Founder Announces New Age of Caregiving Symposium in Tampa, Florida
eCareDiary's Co-founder, Susan Baida spoke to Kim Linder, Founder of Senior Holistic Living, a resource center for elders, about the New Age Caregiving Symposium to be held in Tampa, Florida, on September 23rd, 2011.

07/29/11 02:00 PM EDT  Acupuncture Healing Techniques for Caregivers
eCareDiary's Co-founder, John Mills spoke to Bruce Mandelbaum, L. Ac, LMT, licensed Acupuncturist who focused on healing techniques to help caregivers manage stress and begin on the journey of self-care.  

07/22/11 02:00 PM EDT  Coaching for Caregivers and the Elderly
eCareDiary's Co-founder spoke to Paula Grooms, Certified Life Coach and Senior Care Consultant who provides effective solutions to navigate the care and services needed for the elderly.

07/15/11 02:00 PM EDT  Hospitalization Risks for Seniors
eCareDiary's Co-founder, John Mills spoke to Eric Rackow, MD, President & CEO of SeniorBridge, a national health company that provides integrated care management and direct care by licensed nurse and social work care managers and caregivers in the homes of seniors.

07/14/11 02:00 PM EDT  Fueling Your Caregiving Journey
eCareDiary's caregiving expert and author of "Enrich Your Caregiving Journey", Magery Pabst, speaks at Project Compassion's caregiver symposium on April 29th, 2011.

07/08/11 02:00 PM EDT  Support Groups for Caregivers
eCareDiary's Co-founder, Susan Baida spoke to Craig Jennings, Founder of Caring for the Caregiver, that creates support groups in collaboration with community organizations.

07/01/11 02:00 PM EDT  Nutrition for Long Term Care and Wellness
eCareDiary's Co-founder, Susan Baida spoke to John Reaves, Co-founder of CareLab, both of which focus on societal issues and projects such as The Cooking for Caregiving project related to nutrition in caregiving, long term and home care issues.

06/24/11 02:00 PM EDT  Caregiver Resources Offered by Services Now for Adult Persons, Inc (SNAP)
eCareDiary's Co-founder, Susan Baida spoke to Marie Ellen Galasso, Director of Social Services & Megan Isenberg, Director of The Caregiving Program for Services Now for Adult Persons, Inc (SNAP), discuss the services offered by The Caregiver Program and the New York City Caregivers Coalition.

06/15/11 07:00 PM EDT  Elder Abuse in America
From and | An Age for Justice; Elder Abuse in America, a video produced by the Elder Justice Now campaign, shows the families and individuals whose lives have been turned upside down by elder abuse. The video provides stark proof of the financial, emotional, and physical and psychological impact of the violence and abuse that an estimated five million Americans face every day.

06/10/11 02:00 PM EDT  Fitness Programs and Exercises to Improve Physical Performance of Seniors
eCareDiary's Co-founder, Susan Baida spoke to Jae Gruenke, Founder of Intelligent Exercise, that helps caregivers and seniors improve physical performance and quality of life through fitness programs and workshops.

06/03/11 02:00 PM EDT  Conducting a Food Life Review for Seniors
eCareDiary's Co-founder, Susan Baida spoke to Adriane Berg, CEO of Generation Bold, an international consulting firm serving the healthcare and successful aging markets as well as spokesperson for Golden Cuisine, devoted to providing nutritious cuisine for older adults.

05/27/11 02:00 PM EDT  Denise Brown discusses Resources Offered by & Trends in the Health Industry
eCareDiary's Co-founder, Susan Baida spoke to Denise Brown, Founder of, that provides information and support to family caregivers and author of four caregiving books including "The Caregiving Years'.

05/20/11 02:00 PM EDT  Author Allen Klein on Therapeutic Humor for Caregivers and Seniors
eCareDiary's Co-founder, Susan Baida will speak to Allen Klein, MA, professional speaker on the subject of therapeutic humor and author of "The Healing Power of Humor" and "Learning to Laugh When You Feel Like Crying".

05/13/11 02:00 PM EDT  Addressing Swallowing Problems Faced by the Elderly
eCareDiary's Co-founder, Susan Baida spoke to Dr. Joel Herskowitz, board-certified pediatric neurologist and Dr. Roya Sayadi, certified speech-language pathologist about swallowing problems as highlighed in their book  "Swallow Safely: How Swallowing Problems Threaten the Elderly and Others. A Caregiver's Guide to Recognition, Treatment and Prevention".

05/09/11 02:00 PM EDT  Susan Walker of Smart Silvers Alliance discusses Aging Technology for Seniors
eCareDiary's caregiving expert, Jane Hamiton interviews Susan Ayres Walker, Managing Director of SmartSilvers Alliance, that promotes the awareness, development and deployment of innovative, consumer friendly products and technology-leveraged services catering to cater to the needs of the senior population.
To learn more about Jane Hamilton, visit Partners on the Path at

05/06/11 02:00 PM EDT  What You Don't Know about Elder Abuse
eCareDiary's caregiving expert, Jane Hamilton interviews Mary Twomey, Co-director of the Center of Excellence on Elder Abuse and Neglect at the University of California, Irvine.
To learn more about Jane Hamilton, visit Partners on the Path at

05/05/11 02:00 PM EDT  Preventing Depression and Suicide among the Elderly
eCareDiary's caregiving expert, Jane Hamilton interviews Dr. Patrick Arbore, Founder and Director of The Center for Elderly Suicide Prevention and Grief Related Services, a program now of the Institute of Aging.
To learn more about Jane Hamilton, visit Partners on the Path at

05/04/11 02:00 PM EDT  Resources Offered by National Family Caregivers Association
eCareDiary's caregiving expert, Jane Hamilton interviews Lisa Winstel, Chief Operating Officer of National Family Caregivers Association.
To learn more about Jane Hamilton, visit Partners on the Path at

05/03/11 02:00 PM EDT  Connecting with Your Elders through Telikin, a Easy-to-Use Family Computer
eCareDiary's caregiving expert, Jane Hamilton interviews Cheryl Lewis, Director of Sales at Venture 3 Systems – Telikin, a simple and easy-to-use family computer that combines video chat, photo sharing and email to keep you connected with your elders and other loved ones.
To learn more about Jane Hamilton, visit Partners on the Path at

05/02/11 02:00 PM EDT  Resources Offered by the Cancer Support Community's Caregiving Programs
eCareDiary's caregiving expert, Jane Hamilton interviews Ashley Varner, Senior Director, Caregiving Programs for the Cancer Support Community (formerly The Wellness Community and Gilda’s Club World Wide), a non-profit organization providing support, education and hope for people affected by cancer at over 100 locations worldwide and online.
To learn more about Jane Hamilton, visit Partners on the Path at

04/28/11 02:00 PM EDT  Rosalynn Carter Institute Recommendations to Avoid Caregiving Crisis
eCareDiary's caregiving expert, Jane Hamilton spoke to Laura Granberry, Director of National Initiatives at Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving that focuses on long-term, home and community-based services.
To learn more about Jane Hamilton, visit Partners on the Path at

04/27/11 02:00 PM EDT  AARP's Person and Family-Centered Care Recommendations
eCareDiary's caregiving expert, Jane Hamilton spoke to Susan Reinhard, Senior Vice President at AARP (American Association of Retired Persons), directing its Public Policy Institute.
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04/15/11 02:00 PM EDT  What is Geriatric Home-Based Occupational Therapy?
eCareDiary's Co-founder, Susan Baida will talk to Nicholas Lampiasi, Senior Regional Director of New York City/Long Island for Fox Rehabilitation, a private practice of physical, occupational and speech therapists who provide Geriatric House Calls.

04/08/11 02:00 PM EDT  Jane Meier Hamilton discusses Partner son the Path, about Caring for the Caregiver
eCareDiary's Co-founder, Susan Baida spoke to Jane Meier Hamilton, Founder of Partners on the Path, a website devoted to helping professional and family caregivers and author of "Journey of a Lifetime: The Caregiver's Guide to Self-Care", that teaches sensible, effective ways to cope with the stress around caregiving.

04/01/11 11:00 AM EDT  Dr. John Zeisel on Innovative Approaches to Alzheimer's Care
eCareDiary's Co-founder, Susan Baida will talk to Dr. John Zeisel, President of Hearthstone Alzheimer Care and Hearthstone Alzheimer's Family Foundation that manages six unique assisted living treatment residences for people living with Alzheimer's.

03/18/11 02:00 PM EDT  Therapeutic and Restorative Yoga Practices for Caregivers and Seniors
eCare Diary Co-founder & CMO, Susan Baida spoke to Nancy O'Brien, certified yoga instructor specializing in therapeutic and restorative practices about the benefits of evidence-based mind-body practices.

03/11/11 02:00 PM EDT  Geriatrician Dr. Ann Marie Chiasson on Energy Healing Exercises for Senior and Caregiver Health
eCare Diary Co-founder & CMO, Susan Baida spoke to Dr. Ann Marie Chiasson, recognized leader in the field of energy healing about traditional healing exercises that raise awareness of energetic anatomy and maximize its power for health and vitality.

03/04/11 02:00 PM EDT  Dale Carter discusses Transitioning Your Aging Parent
eCare Diary's Co-founder & CMO, Susan Baida spoke to Dale Carter, author of Transitioning Your Aging Parent: A 5 Step Guide Through Crisis & Change, about her ADAPT framework that helps families navigate the inevitable crises and changes their aging parents face.

02/25/11 02:00 PM EDT  Jack Halpern on Elder Advocacy to Protect the Rights of Seniors and Caregivers
eCare Diary's Co-founder & CMO, Susan Baida spoke to Jack Halpern, Founder & CEO of My Elder Advocate, that assists elders and their families with drafting blueprints for their future and helping them protect their rights.

02/18/11 02:00 PM EDT  Care Transition Models to Improve Health Outcomes of Elders
eCare Diary's Co-founder & CMO, Susan Baida interviews Amy Berman, Senior Program Officer at John A.Hartford Foundation, about care transition models to improve health outcomes of older adults.

02/11/11 02:00 PM EDT  Resources Offered by The National Center on LGBT Aging
eCare Diary's Co-founder and CMO, Susan Baida talks to Hilary Meyer, Director of the National Resource Center on LGBT Aging, about the issues faced by the LGBT community and the services provided by the Resource Center.

02/04/11 02:00 PM EDT  How to Deal with Challenges of Vision Loss Amongst Elders
eCare Diary's Co-founder & CMO, Susan Baida interviews Janet Weinstein, Director of Outreach for Lighthouse International, a non-profit organization that helps people overcome challenges experienced by vision loss.

01/28/11 02:00 PM EDT  How Your Local Alzheimer's Association Can Help

eCare Diary's Co-Founder & CMO, Susan Baida talks to Matt Kudish, VP at The Alzheimer's Association about the services the organization provides to those suffering from the disease and caregivers who help them through it.

01/21/11 02:00 PM EDT  Organizational Tips for Caregivers to De-Clutter Their Lives
eCare Diary's Co-founder, Susan Baida spoke to Andrew Mellen, author of Unstuff Your Life!, a book that offers real, praactical solutions to everything from clutter and feeling overwhelmed to hard-core hoarding. Learn step-by-step how to simplify your life and get time back for what's really important.

01/14/11 02:00 PM EDT  Sheila Warnock on How to Form a Care Support Group
Co-founder & CMO of eCare Diary, Susan Baida talks to Sheila Warnock, Founder & President of ShareTheCaregiving Inc, a non-profit organization that focuses on educating those making caregiving decisions and offering a step-by-step model for creating support groups for the caring process.

12/17/10 02:00 PM EDT  Author Cathie Borrie on Dealing with the Reality of Alzheimer's
Co-founder & CMO of eCare Diary, Susan Baida interviews Cathie Borrie, author of renowned books on Alzheimer's, "The Long Hello-The Other Side of Alzheimer's" and "Looking Into Your Voice-The Poetic and Eccentric Realities of Alzheimer's about her experience as a caregiver to her mother who suffered from Alzheimer's and Parkinson's and how writing has helped her educate those in similar situations.

12/05/10 02:00 PM EDT  Francine Russo on Managing Sibling Relationships in the Caregiving Process
eCareDiary co-founder Susan Baida and Francine Russo, author of They're Your Parents Too!, speak about caregiving and sibling relationships.

11/24/10 02:00 PM EDT  Thanksgiving Message from eCare Diary CEO, John Mills
eCare Diary Co-Founder, John Mills talks about the importance of Thanksgiving and how caregivers can take this opportunity to make this a wonderful day for themselves and their loved ones.

11/19/10 02:00 PM EDT  Using Poetry to Connect with People with Dementia
eCare Diary's Co-founder & CMO, Susan Baida talks to Gary Glazner, Founder of The Alzheimer's Poetry Project that focuses on using poetry to connect with people living with dementia.

11/17/10 02:00 PM EDT  You'll Be Alright Video for Caregivers by eCareDiary CEO, John Mills
You'll Be Alright Video Campaign for by John Mills, Co-Founder & CEO of eCare Diary

10/15/10 02:00 PM EDT  How to Connect Elder and Younger Generations while Caregiving
John Mills interviews Michael McQueen, Founder of Next Gen, an organization that helps generations connect and learn from each other.

10/12/10 02:00 PM EDT  Proven Brain Fitness Games for Seniors
John Mills interviews Rick Sill, Co-founder of Dakim Brain Fitness, a company that offers brain fitness games to help aging loved ones exercise their brain and prolong the onset of dementia or Alzheimer's.

10/12/10 02:00 PM EDT  Laurie Orlov discusses Aging in Place Technology for Seniors
eCareDiary interviews Laurie Orlov, founder of Aging In Place Technology Watch that tracks the technology for boomers, caregivers and seniors so they can stay in their own homes for a longer period of time.

10/12/10 02:00 PM EDT  Tackling Driving Issues Amongst Our Elders
eCare Diary interviews Jodi Olshevski, who leads the Hartford's Advanced 50s Team, a nationally-recognized gerontology group and talks abut the older driving issues.

10/07/10 02:00 PM EDT  Author Missy Buchanan discusses Faith and Spirituality in Caregiving
eCareDiary interviews Missy Buchanan, author of Talking With God in Old Age who talks about her motivations for writing her books and why she focuses on faith and spirituality.

10/07/10 02:00 PM EDT  Dementia Simulation Kit Offers Realistic Patient Experiences
eCareDiary interviews PK Beville, Founder & CEO of Second Wind Dreams, (a non-profit organization that focuses on innovative educational programming and dreamweaving for elders), about the virtual dementia tour program.

10/07/10 02:00 PM EDT  Margery Pabst discusses her Book, "How to Enrich Your Caregiving Journey"
eCareDiary interviews Margery Pabst, speaker, facilitator and author of Enrich your Caregiving Journey at AARP Conference, Orlando.

10/03/10 02:00 PM EDT  AARP's Elinor Ganzler Shares New Caregiving Initiatives
eCare Diary interviews Elinor Ginzler, Senior VP of the Office of Social Impact, AARP and co-author of "Caring for Your Parents" who dicusses the AARP caregiving initiative that focuses on honoring those who are caring for their family and friends.

07/04/10 02:00 PM EDT  Hospice Resources for End-of-Life Decision-Making Caregivers Interviews Viki Kind on end-of-life decision making for those who can't. Part 4 covers Hospice & Steps Caregivers Can Take.

07/03/10 02:00 PM EDT  Caregivers' Path to Compassionate End-of-Life Decision-Making Interviews Viki Kind on end-of-life decision making for those who can't. Part 3 covers Viki's thoughts on the "best worst decision".

07/03/10 02:00 PM EDT  Tools and Advanced Directives for End-of-Life Decision-Making Interviews Viki Kind on end-of-life decision making for those who can't. Part 2 covers Viki's Tools & Advanced Directives.

07/03/10 02:00 PM EDT  Introduction to End-of-Life Decision-Making and Bioethics Interviews Viki Kind on end-of-life decision making for those who can't. ife Decision Making for Those Who Can't. Part 1 covers Introduction & Bioethics.

10/03/09 02:00 PM EDT  Welcome Video by CEO, John Mills
Welcome video from founder John Mills.

06/29/09 02:00 PM EDT  Care Diary Instructional Video for Caregivers and Seniors
eCare Diary's Co-Founder & CMO, Susan Baida's instructional video shows people how to setup an appointment in the Care Diary.

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