For Eldercare Providers

Pain Stompers: How to Plug into Patients in Pain with Shorting Out

Learn 7 simple steps to create more rapid and more powerful connections to patients, clients or colleagues in pain (physical, emotional, or even financial); and with the language to coach family members to become first responders themselves, and decrease the patient isolation that leads to suffering.  This means:

• More confidence
• More influence and impact
• Better outcomes
• More rewarding interactions.

Health Lessons I Learned the Hard Way: A Surgeon’s Story of Personal and Professional Transformation

As a practicing surgeon I defined health as the absence of disease; through my personal experience I have come to understand health is not about being perfect; it’s about being perfectly you. I tell my own story that drove the transformation, and offer a concrete step-by-step plan for hanging onto hopes and dreams when life does not unfold as expected. 

They Used to Call ‘Em Doctors’ Orders: How to Persuade Patients to Get On Board with the Plan.

Why do nice patients and upstanding citizens politely ignore their doctors’ advice, and then tell their doctors little white lies? This presentation uncovers the forces that drive non-compliance and then offers some simple, common-sense strategies to help patients make better choices. 

Caregiving without Regrets: How to Care for Aging Parents with an Open Heart.

Learn how to graciously transfer family leadership from parents to adult children.  Get concrete ideas to help parents “live and die on their own terms.”  Click here for more information.

Memorable Joy: How to Bring More Joy to Loved Ones with Memory Problems

It’s easy to focus on the losses when a loved one has dementia.  Learn how to bring more joy into their loves!  

Modern Medical Manners:  How to Talk About Personal Topics without Dying of Embarrassment

Some topics are hard to talk about.  I call them the 5P’s: peeing, poooping, procreating, primping and paying.  Learn to graciously conduct challenging conversations.  

These talks offer practical systems solutions, and use real stories to illustrate how the ideas can be put into action today.  You can expect a content-rich experience that empowers, entertains, and educates.