Podcasts We’re Loving

Written by Kerry Lange

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As busy as we all are nowadays, we’ve become huge fans of podcasts as a way to get up to speed on all things caregiving. We listen to a lot of them, and so should you.

Whether it’s on your morning commute, at the gym or while you’re cooking dinner, listening to podcasts is just the thing to get the information you need and to remember you’re not on this journey alone. In no particular order, here are ten of our favorites of the moment – share with a friend or keep for yourself.

Rodger That:

A weekly podcast that shares personal and practical insights on caring for a loved one with dementia, as well as tips to help caregivers prioritize their own emotional and mental well-being.

Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/3kS3owzSxbCzZgEoEODAfM?si=36374fd0da244ffa

How We Got Here:

An interview-style podcast about what it means to give and receive care by talking to people about the circumstances that introduced them to caregiving and how these experiences changed them.

Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/7Hppp8wqjMsAPK5kBu9Ck0?si=9e179b244e394ec2

When I’m 64:

Personal stories, expert insights: How do we take care of each other during a pandemic? A health care crisis? When we’re 24 or 64? Our new podcast, When I’m 64, aims to shed light on these challenges by bringing together the real-life stories of caregivers and the insights of leading experts.

https://longevity.stanford.edu/when-im-64/

Happy Healthy Caregiver:

A show where real family caregivers share how to be happy and healthy while caring for others. Host and Certified Caregiving Consultant, Elizabeth Miller, shares her stories, tips, and speaks with others who are current or former family caregivers.

https://happyhealthycaregiver.com/podcast/

The Caregiver Coach Podcast:

Certified Dementia Coach & Practitioner, Benita Hampton, offers tools and tips to help you navigate the messy and the magical sides of caregiving. We discuss issues and topics that are relevant to caregivers and women just like you.   

https://benitahampton.com/podcast

Caregiver Chronicles:

The podcast about our lives as caregivers. From autism to Alzheimer’s, we’ll look at being a caregiver both personally and professionally.

https://flow.page/caregiverchronicles

Daughterhood, The Podcast:

Hosted by Rosanne Corcoran, a primary, sandwich, in-home caregiver, this monthly podcast aims to provide insight into navigating the healthcare system, resources, support and community to those caring for their loved ones.

https://www.daughterhood.org/daughterhood-the-podcast-3-2/

Parenting UP!:

Experience the intense journey of caregiver and comedian J Smiles. Listen and laugh along as her use of levity reveals the stress and rewards of caregiving interwoven with her own personal journey. 

https://www.jsmilescomedy.com/podcast

Good Grief:

On Good Grief we explore the losses that define our lives. Each week, host Cheryl Jones talks with people who have transformed themselves through the profound act of grieving. Why settle for surviving? Say yes to the many experiences that embody loss!

https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/2264/good-grief

Alzheimer’s Speaks Radio:

Is about “Sound Information, Not Sound Bites.” We are true talk radio with a mission to raise all voices around the world – big and small. From a person diagnosed with a form of dementia or MCI, to family and friends, care partners, authors, researchers, support services, education, entertainment, advocacy work, to technology platforms, devices and support; all voices are welcome to have an interesting and respectful conversation with our host Lori La Bey.  ​​

https://www.blogtalkradio.com/alzheimersspeaks 

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