Planning the Caregiver Journey – State/Public Resources

With Special Guests Becky Kurtz, JD and Karen Nelson
Air Date: October 5, 2021 3:00 pm ET
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Do you know where to start, who to call and what to ask for?  In this episode Michelle talks to Karen and Becky on critical services available to caregivers and how to access them.  Grab a pen and paper you will want to take notes!  

Becky A. Kurtz, JD,  Director, Area Agency on Aging, Managing Director, Aging & Independence Services Group, Atlanta Regional Commission.  Becky leads service delivery and preparations for the future of the rapidly aging metro Atlanta region, as the director of the area agency on aging within the Atlanta Regional Commission (ARC). Tens of thousands of older persons, individuals with disabilities and their care partners receive services every year through ARC’s EmpowerlineTM , a trusted source for information and a network of service partners serving the 10-county region.

Karen Nelson is the Aging and Disability Resource Connection Team Lead at the Georgia Department of Human Services, Division of Aging Services. She has worked in Georgia’s aging and disability network for more than 20 years.

This episode is sponsored by Home Helpers of North Atlanta.  To learn more and to receive a promotional gift visit Home Helpers of North Atlanta on the sponsor page of this website.

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 Planning Your Care:   Community Resources – SAGE Navigator 

Special Guest Jacquelyn "Jacque" B. Thornton, MSA, CEHA
Air Date: October 12, 2021 3:00 pm ET
Tune into this important conversation about Planning Your Care with Community Resources with the SAGE Navigator.  Grab you pen and paper for excellent “nuggets” about caregiving from expert guest Jacque Thornton.  Jacque currently serves as the Executive Director for Two Sparrows Village and SageNavigator, respectively. Thank you to our sponsor Call for Caring, www.callforcaring.org
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How To Plan Your Caregiving Journey with Free AARP Resources

With Special Guest Kay Sibetta, Associate State Director – Community Outreach AARP Georgia
Air Date: September 28, 2021 3:00 pm ET
Join Michelle and as they dive into multiple free resources available to caregivers and their loved ones from AARP!  Kay shares her personal and professional journey as a caregiver and caregiver resources.  They will dive into free caregiver resource guides such as the Prepare to Care Guide and the Home Fit Guide to name a few.  Grab your pen so you can take notes! Thank you to the episode sponsor Home Helpers of North Atlanta. Visit the sponsor page of this website to learn more!
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Employer Benefits For The Family Caregiver

With Special Guest Nicole Mitchell, President of HR Biz
Air Date: September 21, 2021 3:00 pm ET
Tune in as Michelle and Nicole dive into a conversation of what you need to know about employer benefits for the family caregiver.  Grab your pen and paper you’ll want to take notes!  
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Premiere Episode – Inside Dementia

With Special Guests PK Beville and Gwenyth Johnson
Air Date: September 14, 2021 3:00 pm ET
In this premiere episode learn more about dementia and the caregiving journey from experts PK Beville, Founder and Gwenyth Johnson, CEO of Second Wind Dreams.  Second Wind Dreams®, an internationally-known nonprofit organization created to change the perception of aging through fulfilling elders’ dreams and offering educational programs to help caregivers understand the physical and mental challenges facing those with dementia.
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