Answers on Aging

BONUS EPISODE Shownotes: How do I prevent caregiver burnout? A first-hand personal perspective and interview with Elizabeth Heiskell, Accomplished Author, Today Show Food Contributor, and so much more!

By Todd Whatley & Sara Scott


In this episode, Elizabeth shares the ups, downs, laughs, and tears that accompany her journey as a caregiver for her mother, who has a rare form of Alzheimer’s Disease. Learn all about her experience, and join us for a fun, entertaining episode!

Tips for avoiding caregiver burnout:

  1. Take care of yourself FIRST!
  2. Find the humor in situations
  3. Be full of gratitude
  4. Keep the faith!
  5. Accept help from others, even if they don’t do things the way you would prefer

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Todd Whatley & Sara Scott

Todd Whatley is a Certified Elder Law Attorney with 20+ years of experience and is past President of the National Elder Law Foundations the governing organization over all Certified Elder Law Attorneys nationally. He has worked with thousands of families helping them plan for the future and get the care they need without losing everything they have to pay for care. Sara Scott is a licensed Nursing Home Administrator and consultant to attorneys regarding nursing home issues and works with families to find the best level of care for their needs. She has worked with countless seniors and their families since 2008 in various capacities and has a sincere motivation for helping those individuals achieve the best quality of life possible. Answers on Aging Podcast is the life work of Todd Whatley and Sara Scott. Todd is a Certified Elder Law Attorney with 20+ years of experience of working with seniors and their families and Sara is a licensed Nursing Home Administrator and consultant with over 10 years of experience. They tackle all of the hard subjects with clarity and compassion to help you and you family tackle these years with peace of mind and knowledge.

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