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 008: Part 2: How do you find a GCM, what are some resources to help you care for an aging parent, animal pet therapy
Episode Description: Host Zack Demopoulos continues his discussion with Wendy Sabin, MSW, LCSW (check out Episode 007 for Part 1: http://bit.ly/2sSpTIz) about how to hire a GCM (Geriatric Care Manager), resources they can help you with caring for your aging parents, Wendy’s dog Sophie who is training for pet animal therapy and how important this therapy. […]Continue reading...
Raising ‘Rents Episode 007: Part 1: What is a ‘GCM’ and an ‘ALCA’ and why you may need one.
Episode Description: Host Zack Demopoulos invites Wendy Sabin, MSW, LCSW to talk about what a GCM or Geriatric Care Manager is, the name change from GCM to ALCA or Aging Life Care Adviser, why you would call one, what they do for you, and how she balances her professional care giving and personal care giving which […]Continue reading...
Episode 006: What is a CCRC, IL, AL, SNU, SA, MC? — Time for some Senior Care alphabet soup!
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 005: Step 9 “Be There”
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...