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Aired Saturday June 2nd, 2012 at 11:00 am on KUED HD Ch. 7.1
One day most of us will have to face many hard issues regarding the care of our aging parents. For some, that day comes gradually. For others, it comes without a moment’s notice. In either case the big question is, “Are you ready?”
Essentially, 100 percent of us will most likely be caregivers at some point in our lives. Today there are more than 75 million people who are “stuck in the middle” of kids, career and caring for elderly family members. The process is often extremely painful.
Barbara McVicker is one of the nation’s leading authorities on eldercare. Through humor, tears and inspiring care giving stories, McVIcker gives hope to viewers during a new 90 minute public television special, Stuck in the Middle: Caring for Mom and Dad, airing Saturday June 2, at 7:00 p.m. on KUED. She provides viewers a lifeline and assuring them they are not alone. Most importantly, she provides viewers with the essential information and tools they will need to navigate care giving and move from crisis to planning.
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