Carol-Ann Hamilton’s Show Archives: “The Conscious Caregiver”
Complacent Caregivers naively ignore their parents’ aging. Compliant Caregivers believe free brochures will save the day. Both are heading for a rabbit hole. Only Conscious Caregivers are wisely ready, willing and able to equip themselves with grounded practical and emotional solutions unlike the typical content out there. You’ve been strong too long. How about you dare to care with flair?
SHOW #1: April 24, 2018 – Announcing “The Conscious Caregiver”!
Join Carol-Ann for her launch as she demonstrates you are in the right place at the right time to gain support with challenging aging parent issues.
SHOW #2: May 8, 2018 – Self-Care or Self-Sacrifice?
Today, Carol-Ann talks with Caregiver Burnout Survivor, Michelle Moody, about ‘Self-Care versus Self-Sacrifice’.
SHOW #3: May 22, 2018 – Laughter is Still the Best Medicine
Today, Carol-Ann talks with guest Joe Xamin about ‘Laughter is Still the Best Medicine’.
SHOW #4: May 29, 2018 – The Six LOVING Attitudes
Today, Carol-Ann introduces ‘The Six LOVING Attitudes for Eldercare Success’.
SHOW #5: June 6, 2018 – Shields Up! Establish Your Boundaries
Today, Carol-Ann speaks with guest Geoffrey Berwind, Storytelling Coach & Expert, about ‘How to Establish Your Caregiver Boundaries’.
SHOW #6: June 13, 2018 – The Six Focused ACTION’s
Today, Carol-Ann introduces ‘The Six Focused ACTION’s for Eldercare Success’.
SHOW #7: June 20, 2018 – Setting Positive Intentions
Today, Carol-Ann discusses ‘Setting Positive Intentions’ with her guest, Betty Franklin, Mental Health Expert, Coach, Author & RN.
SHOW #8: June 27, 2018 – Anticipating the Crises
Today, Carol-Ann deals with ‘Anticipating the Crises’ with her guest, Penelope Tzougros, Financial Planner and Author.
SHOW #9: July 25, 2018 – Do Essential Paperwork Before It’s Too Late
Today, Carol-Ann focuses on ‘Doing Essential Paperwork before It Is Too Late’ with her guest, Kat Downey, Funeral Director, Speaker, Author & Radio Host.
SHOW #10: Aug. 1, 2018 – Supercharge Your Caregiver Life
Today, Carol-Ann connects with Vicki Ward, Author and Playwright, about ‘How to Supercharge Your Life Even If You’re a Caregiver’.
SHOW #11: Aug. 8, 2018 – Dial Down the Eldercare Drama
Today, Carol-Ann chats with Colleen O’Grady, Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist and Speaker, about ‘Dial Down the Eldercare Drama’.
SHOW #12: Aug. 15, 2018 – Practicing Caregiver Self-Awareness
Today, Carol-Ann discusses ‘Practicing Self-Awareness as a Caregiver’ with Certified Professional Coach and Author, Dr. Barbara Plasker.
SHOW #13: Aug. 22, 2018 – Downsizing: Legacy or ALBATROSS?
Today, Carol-Ann chats with Downsizing Specialist & Senior Move Manager, Laurie Usypchuk, about ‘Legacy Versus ALBATROSS’.
SHOW #14: Aug. 29, 2018 – Downsize Your Life: Why Less Is More
Today, Carol-Ann talks with TEDx Speaker, Author, Interior & Lifestyle Design Expert, Rita Wilkins, about ‘Downsize Your Life: Why Less Is More’.
SHOW #15: Sept. 5, 2018 – The ADVOCACY Model of Eldercare
Today, Carol-Ann reveals her ‘ADVOCACY Model for Coping with Un-cope-able Systems’.
SHOW #16: Sept. 12, 2018 – The Corporate Caregiving Reality
Today, Carol-Ann connects with Consultants, Coaches, Speakers and Radio Show Hosts Charlie Lobosco and Eva Lewandowski about ‘The Corporate Caregiving Reality’.
SHOW #17: Sept. 19, 2018 – Connection in Caregiving
Today, Carol-Ann chats with Registered Social Worker and Licensed Realtor, Lindsay Edgar, about ‘Connection in Caregiving’.
SHOW #18: Sept. 26, 2018 – Caregiving on the Fly
Today, Carol-Ann talks about ‘Caregiving on the Fly’ with Relationship Separation Specialist, Daryl Moore’.
SHOW #19: Oct. 3, 2018 – Creative Caregiving Approaches
Today, Carol-Ann speaks with Sheri Copplestone, Coordinator, Educator & Advocate for those in a Careplanner role, about ‘Creative Caregiving Approaches’.
SHOW #20: Oct. 10, 2018 – Urging Aging Parents to Release the Car Keys
Today Carol-Ann addresses the critical issue of ‘Urging Aging Parents to Release the Car Keys’.
SHOW #21: Oct. 17, 2018 – Avoiding Caregiver Burnout
Today, Carol-Ann speaks with Dave Nassaney, Best-Selling Author, Syndicated Radio Show Host & Speaker about ‘Avoiding Caregiver Burnout & Surviving Grief’.
SHOW #22: Oct. 24, 2018 – Parents With Price Tags
Today, Carol-Ann chats with Holistic Family Wellness Expert, Rita Roberts, about ‘Parents with Price Tags’.
SHOW #23: Oct. 31, 2018 – Self-Empowerment through Healthcare
Today, Carol-Ann speaks with Jana Bartley, RN & Founder of Integrity Healthcare Consultants, about ‘Empowering Caregivers through Healthcare’.
SHOW #24: November 7, 2018 – Getting the Best Care
Today, Carol-Ann discusses ‘Rescuing Your Loved One from the Healthcare Conveyor Belt’ with Margaret Fitzpatrick, Author & Advocate for a More Rational Approach to Aging.
SHOW #25: November 14, 2018 – Financially Caring for Aging Parents
Today, Carol-Ann dialogues with Certified Financial Planner & Podcaster, Colin Meeks, about ‘Financially Caring for Aging Parents’.
SHOW #1 (26): Jan. 16, 2019 – A New Caregiving Year
Join Carol-Ann for the exciting launch of her brand new show season and learn why Resolutions don’t work but powerful Intentions do.
SHOW #2 (27): Jan. 30, 2019 – Meaningful Aging Parent Relationships
Today, Carol-Ann discusses ‘Building Meaningful Aging Parent Relationships’ with Family Caregiving Expert and Media Commentator, Stephanie Erickson.
SHOW #3 (28): Feb. 6, 2019 – A Safe Caregiving Space (prev. 01/23)
Today, Carol-Ann chats with Radio Personality & Former Family Caregiver, Adrienne Gruberg, about ‘A Safe Caregiving Space’.
SHOW #4 (29): Feb. 13, 2019 – Spiritual Links to Illness
Today, Carol-Ann connects with MD, Medical Intuitive, Functional Medicine Practitioner and Homeopath, Dr. Veronica Anderson, about ‘The Spiritual Links to Illness’.
SHOW #5 (30): Feb. 20, 2019 – A Playbook for Burnt-Out Caregivers
Today, Carol-Ann enjoys sharing with Social Workers and Authors Sheila K. Collins and Christine Gautreaux about ‘A Playbook for Burnt-Out Caregivers’.
SHOW #6 (31): Feb. 27, 2019 – Navigating Transitions Like Eldercare
Today, Carol-Ann talks about ‘Navigating Massive Life Transitions: Eldercare & Otherwise’ with Stress & Transition Coach, Leslie Lockhart.
#7 (32): Mar. 6, 2019 – Living without Regret
Today, Carol-Ann dialogues with TEDx Speaker, Author, Coach & Consultant Rita Wilkins about ‘Living without Regret’.
SHOW #8 (33): Mar. 13, 2019 – Spring-Cleaning Your Life
Today, Carol-Ann talks about ‘Spring-Cleaning Your Life’ with Mental Fitness Expert & Coach, Author and Registered Nurse, Betty Franklin.
SHOW #9 (34): Mar. 20, 2019 – Organizing Your Health Information
Today, Carol-Ann makes the case for ‘The Importance of Organizing & Recording Your Medical and Dental History’ with Author, RN and APRN, Anne McAwley-Leduc.
SHOW #10 (35): Mar. 27, 2019 – Caregiving as a Healing Opportunity
Today, Carol-Ann poses with Anne Andrew, PhD, Parenting Coach, Author & Speaker the provocative question: ‘Can Caregiving Be a Healing Opportunity?’
SHOW #11 (36): Apr. 3, 2019 – Emotional Fitness for Caregivers
For today’s show, Carol-Ann hosts Best-Selling Author, Registered Psychotherapist, Mentor and Public Speaker, Janice Berger, in ‘A Conversation about Emotional Fitness for Caregivers & Parents’.
SHOW #12 (37): Apr. 10, 2019 – Carol-Ann’s Favorite Caregiver Solutions
Join Carol-Ann as she shares her top tools and advice to address caregivers’ most pressing problems so that you lower your stress, boost your health and navigate the eldercare marathon with skills no one else teaches you.
SHOW #13 (38): Apr. 17, 2019 – A Caregiver YOU-Turn
Today, Carol-Ann chats with Midlife Courage Coach, TV Show Host, Speaker & Author, Sheree Clark, about ‘Having Your Forks in the Road Be YOU-Turns’.
SHOW #14 (39): Apr. 24, 2019 – The Caregiver’s World of Work
Today, Carol-Ann discusses ‘The Talent Revolution, Longevity and the Future of Work’ with Speaker, Author, Columnist & Trailblazer, Lisa Taylor.
SHOW #15 (40): May 1, 2019 – An Emotional Mother-Daughter Journey
Today, Carol-Ann unites with Speaker, Author, Business Consultant & Coach, Sandra Leigh, about ‘Standing Up – Walking Away – Reconnecting: An Emotional Mother-Daughter Journey’.
SHOW #16 (41): May 15, 2019 – Living Agelessly No Matter What
Today, Carol-Ann engages in a spirited dialogue with Master & Mentor Coach, #1 Amazon Best Selling Author & Firecracker Speaker, Karen Sands, about ‘Living Agelessly No Matter What’.
SHOW #17 (42): May 22, 2019 – Healing the Healers
Today, Carol-Ann connects with Marriage & Life Coach, Transformational Retreat Facilitator & Author, Grace Cirocco, on four essential themes under the banner, ‘How to Fill Up Your Cup When You Are Giving to Others’.
SHOW #18 (43): May 29, 2019 – The Strength to be Vulnerable
Today, Carol-Ann speaks courageously with Author, International Marketer & Color Trends Expert, Montaha Hidefi, about ‘The Pain Behind my Façade – How Shame Turned into Success’.
SHOW #19 (44): June 5, 2019 – How to Be an Intuitive Caregiver
Today, Carol-Ann shares insights about ‘How to Be an Intuitive Caregiver’ with Author, Speaker and Intuitive Advisor, Lynn Robinson.
SHOW #20 (45): June 19, 2019 – A Cancer Caregiver’s Journey
Today, Carol-Ann gets real about ‘A Cancer Caregiver’s Journey’ with Life Coach, Author & Speaker, Jen Coken.
SHOW #21 (46): June 26, 2019 – The Power of Story
Today, Carol-Ann dives deep with Certified Spiritual Life Coach & Founder of Glorious Life Unfolding, Guerdah Felix, about ‘The Power of Story: Family, Faith & Fibromyalgia’.
SHOW #22 (47): July 17, 2019 – Success Principles for Caregivers
Today, Carol-Ann discusses ‘Success Principles for Caregivers’ with Award-Winning Speaker, Coach/Mentor, Best-Selling Author & Leadership Self-Mastery Expert, John Fenton.
SHOW #23 (48): July 24, 2019 – Carol-Ann’s Favourite Caregiver Stories
Join Carol-Ann as she shares some of her favorite personal and client stories in a spirit to save you a fraction of the physical, emotional and mental anguish beleaguered caregivers typically experience.
SHOW #24 (49): Aug 7, 2019 – Preserving Your Sanity While Caregiving
Today, Carol-Ann goes beyond self-care by talking about ‘Preserving Your Sanity While Caregiving’ with Motivational Speaker, Consultant, Blogger & Author, Iris Ruth Pastor.
SHOW #25 (50): Aug 14, 2019 – Carol-Ann’s Favorite Caregiver Themes
Join Carol-Ann as she shares grounded and unique solutions collected from over 50 shows that combine the practical and emotional aspects of how to successfully navigate the eldercare marathon in a fashion unlike the typical content out there.
SHOW #26 (51): Aug. 21, 2019 – Caregiving Impacts on Animals
Today, Carol-Ann advocates on behalf of our cherished pets with Cindy Baker – a Healing Touch for Animals® Practitioner – via the topic ‘Caregiving Impacts on Animals’.
SHOW #27 (52): Sept. 11, 2019 – Carol-Ann’s Top 10 Caregiver Lessons
Benefit from Carol-Ann’s out-of-the-box insights as she distills 250,000 hours’ worth of School of Hard Knocks lessons into 10 proven mindsets combined with practical actions that promise to uniquely equip you to cope with the un-cope-able eldercare marathon.
SHOW #28 (53): Sept. 18, 2019 – Stress Relief for Accidental Caregivers
Today, Carol-Ann learns with Alexander Technique experts and founders of their unique online community called Caregivers Central – Imogen Ragone and Laura Donnelly – under the banner of ‘Stress Relief for Accidental Caregivers’.
SHOW #29 (54): Sept. 25, 2019 – Selling the Parental Home
Join Carol-Ann as she boils down step-by-step the attitudes plus actions to tackle a mountain of overwhelm when you’re selling the family home – without being buried alive.
SHOW #30 (55): Oct. 9, 2019 – Releasing Trauma & Emotional Issues
Today, Carol-Ann discusses and experiences ‘Releasing Trauma & Emotional Issues’ with Certified Master Sound Therapist, Licensed Spiritual Healer, Health Coach and owner of SoulGlad Coaching LLC, Carol Gailey.
SHOW #31 (56): Oct. 23, 2019 – Mindfulness for Caregivers
Today, Carol-Ann and Coach, Speaker & Workshop/Retreat Leader Diane Yeo adopt a considered approach to the topic of ‘Mindfulness for Caregivers’.
SHOW #32 (57): Oct. 23, 2019 – Rejuvenation for Caregivers
Today, Carol-Ann and Certified Yoga Teacher, Reflexologist, Aroma Freedom Practitioner & Licensed Spiritual Healer Adrianne Rowe offer a refreshing approach to the subject of ‘Rejuvenation for Caregivers’.
SHOW #33 (58): Nov. 6, 2019 – Designing Your Next Chapter
Today, Carol-Ann visions with executive coaches, facilitators and business owners Marilyn L. Bushey & Gail M. McDonald about ‘Designing Your Next Chapter’ based on their recent book, Retirement YOUR Way: The No Stress Roadmap for Designing Your Next Chapter and Loving Your Future.
SHOW #34 (59): Nov. 13, 2019 – Navigating the Family Home Sale
Today, Carol-Ann and Realtor Lara Pietras, aptly known as Your Transition Agent, share vital professional expertise and moving personal examples to support you in ‘Navigating the Family Home Sale’.
SHOW #35 (60): Nov. 13, 2019 – A Spousal Caregiving Journey
Today, Carol-Ann and Dr. Andrea Taylor, principal/owner of her life coaching practice, Woman’s Encore, connect about the vital and poignant topic of ‘A Spousal Caregiving Journey’.
SHOW #36 (61): Nov. 27, 2019 – Coping with Un-cope-able Siblings
Join Carol-Ann as she responds to repeated requests from her coaching, speaking and workshop clients about how to deal with impossible brothers and sisters regarding the care of aging parents and relatives.
SHOW #37 (62): Dec. 4, 2019 – Discover What Astrology Can Reveal About Caregiving!
Today, Carol-Ann joyfully co-creates with Spiritual Astrologer, Counselor and Interviewer, Lorelei Robbins, an intriguing theme they call ‘Discover What Astrology Can Reveal About Caregiving!’.
SHOW #38 (63): Dec. 11, 2019 – Coping with Un-cope-able Festivities
Join Carol-Ann as she delivers right on time productive mindsets and workable strategies along with inspiration and reflection for how to navigate the frenzied holiday season with your crazy-making family.
SHOW #39 (64): Jan. 8, 2020 – A Fresh Eldercare Start
Join Carol-Ann as she sets the past decade into context and cues you up to deliberately craft your most powerful caregiving experiences yet.
SHOW #40 (65): Jan. 22, 2020 – Essential Oil Support for Caregivers
Today, Carol-Ann enthusiastically learns from Holistic Health Educator, Speaker & Consultant, Susan Viteri, about ‘Essential Oil Support for Caregivers’.
SHOW #41 (66): Jan. 29, 2020 – Beat Burnout, by Just Showing Up
Today, Carol-Ann poignantly shares with Speaker, Author & Changemaker, Yvonne Heath, about ‘Beat Burnout, by Just Showing Up’.
SHOW #42 (67): Feb. 5, 2020 – Being a Caregiving LEADER
Join Carol-Ann as she defines the qualities, actions and life skills that are and are not associated with being a LEADER both in caregiving contexts and well beyond.
SHOW #43 (68): Feb. 12, 2020 – Benefits of Distance Healing
Today, Carol-Ann illuminates the power of alternative modalities via ‘Benefits of Distance Healing’ with Shamanic Healing Practitioner and Energy Healer, Anne Susas.