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Sue Salach-Cutler and Fran Piekarski co-host this podcast on the challenges caregivers face when helping their loved ones. Each episode is committed in ensuring that our listeners, and those they care for, live a life with dignity, no matter their mental or physical state. We advocate for our listeners in a system that grows more complicated each year.

Jul 29, 2020

How to Pick an Attorney

In this episode Sue and Fran discuss common concerns and advice regarding estate planning and asset protection.

  • Pick an attorney before the crisis to ensure a wise decision
  • Choose an attorney with experience in a specific area e.g. estate planning, medicare, elder law or disabled children
  • Ask...


Jul 2, 2020

CareScout Services with Larry Nisenson

In this episode Fran and Sue interview Larry Nisenson,l, SVP and Chief Commercial Officer at Genworth. In this episode Larry chats about CareScout, a growing, dynamic market leader providing care management support services and long term care focused risk management...


Jun 3, 2020

Alternative Solutions to Mental Anguish

Brain Help with Oils

In this episode Fran and Sue welcome Dr. Jennifer Stelter (Clinical Psychologist) and Jessica Ryan (Biologist and Educator) to the podcast. All four discuss alternative methods of working with stressed caregivers and patients with dementia and mental health...


Apr 30, 2020

Reducing Stress with Scents 

Fran shares ways to relieve stress through Aroma Therapy. Sue asks Fran to share scents and examples that are soothing during times of stress.

Some examples include Lavender. It's important to dilute with coconut oil for wound care and scrapes. If not diluted, it can actually stimulate.  You...


Apr 14, 2020

Fran and Sue are sequestered and share what they've learned from the experience. Topics discussed include how to be prepare yourself and your loved ones.

Three key elements discussed:

  1. You don't know what you don't know, until you do
  2. How you can pro-actively prepare yourself for emergencies
  3. What conversations should you...