Raising 'Rents (as in paRents) a show about caring for an aging parent or adult
By Zack Demopoulos
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Raising 'Rents podcast show will give you everything you need to take care of your aging parents. It will inspire, educate and support through stories and experiences shared by those who have cared for an aging adult or is one themself!
||CleanDay 17: Home Care (Part 2)||Considering home care for your parent as a long term care option.||11/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDay 17: Home Care (Part 1)||Considering home care for your parent as a long term care option.||9/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDay 16: Senior Scams||30 Day Preparation Plan To Care For An Aging Adult||8/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBonus Episode—Transition of Care For My Mom (A Personal Story)||Host Zack Demopoulos prepares to kick off Season 2 of Raising ‘Rents but before he does he shares a bonus episode on the transition of care for a family loved one who has been hospitalized and is being discharged. This one is a personal story about...||8/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 024: Day 15 - Helping Mom & Dad Move||Host Zack Demopoulos launches his 30 day preparation plan to care for an aging adult. In Day 15, Zack talks about what is involved when it is time for your parents to down size and move.||11/1/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 023: Day 14 - What Is Aging In Place For Mom & Dad?||Aging in Place For Aging Parent||10/25/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 022: Day 13 - Long Distance Adult Kids Can Be Caregivers||Host Zack Demopoulos launches his 30 day preparation plan to care for an aging adult. In Day 13, Zack talks about being a long distance adult kid caring and worrying about your aging parent and some things you can do about it.||10/20/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 021: Day 12 - Stay Active To Stay Healthy||Host Zack Demopoulos launches his 30 day preparation plan to care for an aging adult. In Day 12, Zack talks about how staying active as you age will keep go far in keeping you healthy.||10/19/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 020: Day 11 - Estate Planning and Elder Law Lawyers||Host Zack Demopoulos launches his 30 day preparation plan to care for an aging adult. In Day 11, Zack talks about how important estate planning is, and how an elder care attorney can help with that and long term planning.||10/17/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 019: Day 10 - Medicare 101 For Your Parents And You||Host Zack Demopoulos launches his 30 day preparation plan to care for an aging adult. In Day 10, Zack does a high level overview of Medicare and how important it is to understand it for yourself and your parents in managing health care costs. ...||10/16/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 018: Day 9 - Mom & Dad and Their Hearing||Host Zack Demopoulos launches his 30 day preparation plan to care for an aging adult. In Day 9, Zack talks about how important it is to stay on top of your parents hearing and some of the things to look for as they age.||10/13/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 017: Day 8 - Mom & Dad and Their Eye Sight||Host Zack Demopoulos launches his 30 day preparation plan to care for an aging adult. In Day 8, Zack talks about how important it is to stay on top of your parents eye health and some of the things to look for as they age.||10/12/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 016: Day 7 - So Many Doctors & What's A Geriatrician?||Host Zack Demopoulos launches his 30 day preparation plan to care for an aging adult. In Day 7, Zack talks about how many doctors an aging adult may have and what are the best ways to help your parent manage them and benefit most from them.||10/11/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 015: Day 6 - Medication Management||Host Zack Demopoulos launches his 30 day preparation plan to care for an aging adult. In Day 6, he talks about medication management, the risks of not complying, the polypharmacy issues, and the problems that can occur if medication is not managed...||10/10/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 014: Day 5 - Should Mom or Dad Be Driving?||Host Zack Demopoulos launches his 30 day preparation plan to care for an aging adult. In Day 5, he talks about what some of the signs are that Mom or Dad should not be driving anymore and how to take the keys away.||10/8/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 013: Day 4 - Visiting Mom and Dad's Home & Fall Prevention||Host Zack Demopoulos launches his 30 day preparation plan to care for an aging adult. In Day 4, he talks about what to look for when you visit your mother and father’s house in terms of safety and aging in place. There are simple...||10/7/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 012: Day 3- Y.O.U. Need To Understand Your Parents’ Needs||Host Zack Demopoulos launches his 30 day preparation plan to care for an aging adult. In Day 3, Zack finishes up the three critical parts to Y.O.U as the caregiver. He discusses the importance of understanding your parents’ needs, the...||10/6/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 011: Day 2 Are Y.O.U. & your parents financially prepared?||Host Zack Demopoulos launches his 30 Day Preparation Plan to Care For an Aging Parent. In Day 2, it is still all about Y.O.U. as the caregiver. “O” stands for “Overall Financial Situation, both yours and your parents.” Zack shares...||10/5/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 010: Day 1 - Are Y.O.U. Prepared To Be A Caregiver? Your well being is important.||Host Zack Demopoulos launches his 30 Day Preparation Plan to Care For an Aging Adult. In Day 1, it is all about Y.O.U. as the caregiver. “Y” stands for “Your Well Being” and Zack shares how important it is to ensure your physical,...||10/4/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 008: Part 2: How do you find a GCM, what are some resources to help you care for an aging parent, animal pet therapy||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...||8/16/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 007: Part 1: What is a GCM and an ALCA and why you may need one?||Host Zack Demopoulos invites Wendy Sabin, MSW, LCSW to talk about what a GCM or Geriatric Care Manager is, the change to the name ALCA or Aging Life Care Adviser, why you would call one, what they do for you, and how she balances her...||6/16/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 006: What is a CCRC, IL, AL, SNU, SA, MC? Time for some Senior Care alphabet soup!||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...||4/19/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 005: Step 9 "Be There"||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 for the aging adult you are caring for as well as being there with...||3/28/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 004: 9 Beginner Steps To Raising Parents (Part 4)||Step 7 "Be Fun" and Step 8 "Be Loving" are introduced as the next 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...||3/21/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 003: 9 Beginner Steps To Raising Parents (Part 3)||Step 5 "Be Compassionate" and Step 6 "Be Respectful" are introduced as the next Beginner Steps To Raising Parents or an Aging Adult. Stories and tips are shared about how important compassion is when caring for someone and to be careful of...||3/13/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 002: 9 Beginner Steps To Raising Parents Part 2||Step 3 "Be talking and listening" and Step 4 "Be patient" are introduced as the next Beginner Steps To Raising Parents or an Aging Adult. Stories and tips are shared about how to have a conversation with someone who needs help, how important it...||3/7/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 001: 9 Beginner Steps To Raising Parents (part 1)||Episode 001: Step 1 Be good to yourself & Step 2 Be resourceful||2/28/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 000: Introductory Show||The new Raising 'Rents podcast series introduces itself. Raising 'Rents is the show that will share everything you need to know in caring for your aging parents. Experts, adult kids, caregivers, and aging parents themselves share...||11/3/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
An important show w/Great Advice!
Congrats Zack on putting out a very important show! Until you are in the position of needing to take care of your parents, you have no idea of the emotional struggles and time needed to help your parents through the aging process. I wish I had this show as I was helping to care for my mom with Alzheimers. Thank you for this - it's very well done & such neccessary information...the help is most appreciated! Coach Riana Milne
Clear, Concise, Helpful Information
This podcast has as super-interesting and helpful take on how to care for aging parents. The host, Zack Demopoulos, is a skilled storyteller and communicator. Ultimately, the message about caring for parents is rooted in a bigger message about taking care of yourself. Lots of good advice on being proactive, intentional, and making plans early enough to avoid harder decisions down the road. Good stuff on a tough and important topic.
Thank you for taking this subject on. We need all the help we can get!
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