Culture

Caring for Mom & Dad

CARING FOR MOM & DAD explores the emotional, health and financial challenges that many caregivers face every day.

Caring for Mom & Dad

54m 20s

Examine an unprecedented demographic shift — the 75 million baby boomers now entering their retirement years — and the problems in caring for this aging population when they can no longer care for themselves.

Episodes

  • Caring for Mom & Dad: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Caring for Mom & Dad

    54m 20s

    Examine an unprecedented demographic shift — the 75 million baby boomers now entering their retirement years — and the problems in caring for this aging population when they can no longer care for themselves.

Extras + Features

  • Ai-jen Poo & Sarita Gupta: Caring Across Generations: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Ai-jen Poo & Sarita Gupta: Caring Across Generations

    5m 43s

    Ai-jen Poo and Sarita Gupta, co-directors of Caring Across Generations, discuss the challenges our nation faces as the population ages. CARING FOR MOM AND DAD premieres May 2015 on PBS (check local listings).

  • Dan Reingold: Tips for Caregivers: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Dan Reingold: Tips for Caregivers

    3m 25s

    Dan Reingold, President and CEO of Hebrew Home at Riverdale, discusses the aging crisis, and what caregivers can do. CARING FOR MOM AND DAD premieres May 2015 on PBS (check local listings).

  • Trailer | Caring for Mom & Dad: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Trailer | Caring for Mom & Dad

    1m 50s

    Americans are living longer than ever before, and soon older adults will outnumber the young. Today, family caregivers are providing 90 percent of parent care, in addition to balancing work and family. CARING FOR MOM & DAD explores the emotional, health and financial challenges that many caregivers face every day. Premieres May 7 on PBS (check local listing).

  • Nicole: Overnight Solutions: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Nicole: Overnight Solutions

    2m 18s

    Overnight care can support working caregivers like Nicole, whose father developed dementia. CARING FOR MOM AND DAD premieres May 2015 on PBS (check local listings).

  • Carissa: Make Them Proud: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Carissa: Make Them Proud

    1m 59s

    Meet Carissa, whose grandmother suffered a massive stroke which left her partially paralyzed, incontinent, and unable to speak or eat. CARING FOR MOM AND DAD premieres May 2015 on PBS (check local listings).

  • Why We Caregive: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Why We Caregive

    2m 48s

    Caregivers across the country discuss the joys and challenges of caregiving for their aging parents. CARING FOR MOM AND DAD premieres May 2015 on PBS (check local listings).

  • Shanna: Family is Family: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Shanna: Family is Family

    1m 35s

    Meet Shanna, whose mother was diagnosed with Alzheimer's and father with prostate cancer. CARING FOR MOM AND DAD premieres May 2015 on PBS (check local listings).

  • Anthony: No Longer Alone: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Anthony: No Longer Alone

    1m 55s

    When Anthony's mother, Odester, developed Alzheimer's, Anthony had to learn to accept help. CARING FOR MOM AND DAD premieres May 2015 on PBS (check local listings).

  • Technology: A Caregiver's Ally: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Technology: A Caregiver's Ally

    2m 44s

    Explore some of the ways technology-based solutions and resources can help caregivers. CARING FOR MOM AND DAD premieres May 2015 on PBS (check local listings).

  • Nicole: VA Telesavvy Eases the Emotional Ride: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Nicole: VA Telesavvy Eases the Emotional Ride

    4m 34s

    Nicole, a working caregiver, uses online resources like VA Telesavvy to help her provide care for her father. CARING FOR MOM AND DAD premieres May 2015 on PBS (check local listings).

  • Sibling Dynamics: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Sibling Dynamics

    3m 51s

    Caregiving can change the nature of relationships between siblings. CARING FOR MOM AND DAD premieres May 2015 on PBS (check local listings).

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