Talk Back Florida: All About Caring For Your Parents

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The balancing act that many of us are going through is caring for an aging parent or grandparent. Talk Back Florida delves into the changing family dynamic as parents age and children become care-takers.

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Listen to Hour 2:

Changing Places

Former Washington Post journalist, Judy Kramer talks about her book and life experiences with her parents. The book is titled ‘Changing Places; a Journey with my parents into their old age.’

Donna Cohen

Dr. Donna Cohen, a professor in the USF College of Behavioral and Community Sciences who is an expert on family care-giving, talks to us about how to deal with all the stress and responsibility. Dr Cohen shared some rules of the road for “Changing Places” that will be helpful no matter what your age.

Selected Caregiver Resource Sites:

Family Caregiver Alliance

National Alliance for Caregiving

Last but not least, Pinellas County Sheriffs Detective David Kavanaugh, with the Economic Crimes Unit warns us about scams that target seniors & what to look out for. The Pinellas Co. Sheriff’s Office non-emergency line is (727) 582-6200. The PSCO website is here.

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