The Birdy Num Num Indian podcast is all about inspiring the creative Indian.With over 35M views online spanning a career in IT and Stand Up Comedy, Indian-American comedian Sanjay Manaktala is the epitome of "because life begins after engineering." A good chunk of his guests also live by this philosophy. Every Monday and Thursday Sanjay talks creativity, dating, technology, life, current events and general life advice from the perspective of a 30 something Indian American guy traveling the w ...
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The continuation of executive leadership coach Steve Frank's family story of his mother's Alzheimer's diagnosis and treatment. What you will learn in this episode: -Steve continues the story of the emergency move of his mother out of the house to an Alzheimer’s memory care facility; -How many Alzheimer’s patients are healthy in body and what the effect of that may mean financially to families; -Steve’s experience when his mother insisted on coming living with him instead of remaining at the facility and what he learned was the correct way to cope with this; -The challenges of how the effects of anesthesia affect an Alzheimer’s patient; -How, despite the intention and promises to never sell their parent’s house, that is what happened and how that ultimately was the right thing for his parents; -How, despite his mother’s apparent lack of recognition of most things, she consciously attempted to refuse food; -Steve’s feelings on letting go; -How long term care insurance played a major role in his family’s experience; -How generational feelings, especially relating to what generations see as issues of “pride” can obstruct or change financial decision-making; -The pain of breaking promises but how breaking those promises may be the best thing to do; -His experience as a member of the "sandwich generation" of moving his mother to a long term care facility at the beginning of the week and his son to his college dorm room at the end of the week; -And the biggest lessons to be learned from making hard decisions! Learn more, comment and read the show notes: www.SmartPlanning101.com/12