Tune in to a coverage of Caregiver Lifeline Community’s live Q&A session in today’s episode 22 of Caregiver Cast!
In this episode of Caregiver Cast, join your host Mary Elaine Petrucci with live guests as they share the different challenges and realities for caregivers in their journey of caring for senior loved ones.
Here, they talk about recommendations for new caregivers and why you need to surround yourself with resources. They also tackle the real hardships in hospice and the ways you can advocate for your loved one as their caregiver.
In this episode, you will learn:
- Caregiving is a calling
- Taking care of yourself as a caregiver is a must
- Don’t underestimate the power of creating memories
- How you can advocate for your loved one in terms of care
- The Challenges of Hospice
About Mary Elaine Petrucci:
Mary Elaine is a healthcare expert who has nearly twenty years of healthcare and pharmaceuticals sales and marketing experience with neurorehabilitation, hospitals, and home health companies, as well as twenty years as a healthcare provider working with children and adults in schools, home care, hospitals, nursing homes, and memory care settings, as well as independent and assisted living facilities.
She has a Master’s in Business Administration Degree in Healthcare Management from Boston University.
Mary Elaine’s unique family legacy of activism in the labor movement in the coalfields in Southern Colorado led her to pursue a career in healthcare as a Speech-Language Pathologist; her mission has been to give children and adults a ‘voice’ to communicate their wants and desires.
Mary Elaine’s health and wellness Podcast: Caregiver Cast, Global Summit: The Caregiver Conference, and an ongoing Facebook Group full of resources, expert information, and interviews, as well as a comprehensive website and blog full of health and wellness information for Caregivers and those they are caring for, has your family in mind when creating helpful checklists, expert interviews, masterclass, and boot camp events.
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