Jacqueline Marcell is a former college professor & television executive, who after the amazing experience of caregiving her elderly parents has become an author, publisher and sought-after national speaker, dedicating her life to eldercare awareness and reform. She is the devoted daughter of her riveting true story, "Elder Rage, or Take My Father... Please! How To Survive Caring For Aging Parents," written she says, “so that no one else would ever have to go through what I did." Her uplifting show, “Coping with Caregiving,” is a valuable resource for anyone coping with the challenges of caregiving, and for everyone who thinks it will never happen to them.
Coping with Caregiving 7/27/02
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Segment One: Jacqueline Marcell is the author of Elder Rage, or Take My Father Please! How to Survive Caring for Aging Parents. The host of Coping with Caregiving discusses the importance of early diagnosis of dementia, the medications to slow it down, and her mission of eldercare awareness and reform. www.ElderRage.com
Segment Two: Grace Lebow, is the founder of Aging Network Services of Bethesda, Maryland and author of, Coping with Your Difficult Older Parent: A Guide for Stressed-Out Children. She is a licensed clinical social worker who provides psychotherapy, consultation and care management to adult children and their aging parents. www.AgingNetS.com
Segment Three: Carolyn Haynali is an advocate for a cure of Alzheimer’s Disease, and is the founder of Caregivers Army, whose mission is to help caregivers who are stressed and hurting, with nowhere to turn. Sign her petition for a cure at: www.CaregiversArmy.org.
Segment Four: Chief Gene Saunders is the Chief of Search and Rescue in the Chesapeake, Virginia Sheriff's Office, and the Founder and Executive Director of Project Lifesaver, a program that uses a transmitter for finding wandering patients. www.projectlifesaver.net
Segment Five: The Amazing Ariana took care of Jacqueline’s parents for four and half years and is featured in the book Elder Rage. She discussed her philosophy of managing challenging elders, and her new job as the Activity Director at a lock down dementia care home.
Segment Six: Bunni Dybnis is the Director of Professional Services for LivHome, an elder care company that provides solutions for the older adult when they wish to remain home. She is a licensed marriage, family therapist, and voted Exceptional Woman in Eldercare by the Santa Monica Chamber of Commerce. www.LivHome.com