Erika Harvey

Blurt It Out

Dealing with being a caregiver for a family member, friend or loved one can be tough. Trying to meet the demands of home, work and care can take its toll and leave you depressed, isolated and feeling guilty. This is one story of a nurse, nursing instructor and former elder care facility administrator who thought she would have it all under control only to find out  that , was so not the case. She discusses the words that can't be said due to judgement by others, the good and the bad of coping mechanisms, LGBTQ caregiver and care recipients unique problems and offers up tips and tricks on how to provide basic care all the way to more complex caregiving tasks.

Dealing with being a caregiver for a family member, friend or loved one can be tough. Trying to meet the demands of home, work and care can take its toll and leave you depressed, isolated and feeling guilty. This is one story of a nurse, nursing instructor and former elder care facility administrator who thought she would have it all under control only to find out that , was so not the case. She discusses the words that can't be said due to judgement by others, the good and the bad of coping mechanisms, LGBTQ caregiver and care recipients unique problems and offers up tips and tricks on how to provide basic care all the way to more complex caregiving tasks.

Episodes: 3

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Caregiving 101: skintears and first aid kits

Duration: 9 min

My Mom

Duration: 20 min

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