Raising 'Rents is built on the philosophy of the "9 Beginner Steps To Raising Parents," (aka 'The 9 Be's"):
1. Be good to yourself
2. Be resourceful.
3. Be talking and be listening.
4. Be patient.
5. Be compassionate.
6. Be respectful.
7. Be fun.
8. Be loving.
9. Be there.
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Episode Description: Host Zack Demopoulos invites Barbara Davey as a guest to discuss what is a CCRC, IL, AL, SNU, SA and MC–all long-term care options that one day an aging parent or adult may need. Barbara is a Community Relations Director for a Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC). Show Notes: Guest Barbara Davey opens […]Continue reading...
Episode Description: The discussion on The 9 Beginner Steps to Raising Parents is concluded with the introduction of Step 9 “Be There.” Stories and tips are shared about how important being there emotionally for the aging adult you are caring for, as well as being there physically with them. Zack Demopoulos is your host and […]Continue reading...
Episode Description: Step 7 “Be Fun” and Step 8 “Be Loving” are introduced as the next of the 9 Beginner Steps to Raising Parents or an Aging Adult. Stories and tips are shared about how important having fun is for the person you are caring for as well as yourself. Fun includes laughter and music. […]Continue reading...
Show Notes: Step 5 “Be Compassionate.” Zack opens up asking “what are the top three things you want in an exceptional caregiver?” Compassion is the top choice after hiring over 300 professional caregivers. A study published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology (see full study here) showed that 40 seconds of compassionate communication from a physician […]Continue reading...