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Caregiver's Compass

Stephanie Muskat

This is Caregiver's Compass. An uplifting, inspirational podcast talking about all things caregiving. Therapist Stephanie Muskat takes you through real-life caregiving stories from her own therapeutic experience and gives you the raw and personal on her own caregiving experiences as a young caregiver. Plus hear from tons of incredible experts and caregivers who are living through their day-to-day journeys. It's all here at Caregiver's Compass.
Episodes
The LONG Journey to my Mom’s FTD Diagnosis (Episode 46)August 05, 2022 Episode artwork The importance of locating a licensed clinician when it comes to navigating mental health support AND art therapy with Licensed Mental Health Counselor And Registered Art Therapist, Erica Curcio (episode 45).July 29, 2022 Episode artwork How to navigate parenting and supporting children who are exposed to a grandparent or other family member who is experiencing a degenerative diagnosis/ a neurological or physical shift, with behaviour consultant, Cori Stern (episode 44).July 22, 2022 Episode artwork Caring for an aging family member while in the ‘sandwich’ also caring for children (episode 43).July 15, 2022 Episode artwork Caring for a parent that you have a trauma history with (episode 42)July 08, 2022 Episode artwork Something was very wrong- the changes I started to recognize prior to my mom's diagnosis (episode 41)July 01, 2022 Episode artwork Our TOP FIVE episodes from season one that you don’t want to miss!April 15, 2022 Episode artwork Stephanie had a baby & BIG upcoming podcast updates! (Episode 40) April 08, 2022 Episode artwork Moving from Across the World to Care for a Parent with Cognitive Decline and Turning Experienced Gaps in Caregiving into a Career- with Anna Cantor (Episode 39)April 01, 2022 Episode artwork Accessing Mental Health Supports and Navigating the Healthcare System as a Caregiver from a Marginalized Group/ Community in North America- With Natacha Pennycooke (Episode 38)March 25, 2022 Episode artwork Spreading Alzheimer's Awareness and Continuing a Legacy Following a Grandparent's Diagnosis- with Roxanne Santiago (Episode 37)March 18, 2022 Episode artwork How to Incorporate Exercise and Movement into a Daily Routine, Even When Chronic Illness or Aging is of Concern, and the Benefits to Movement and Exercise on the Brain and the Body- with Sarah Pludwinski (Episode 36)March 11, 2022 Episode artwork Managing Travel/ Vacations as a Caregiver- Navigating the Stress Associated with Leaving your Loved One Temporarily and Establishing Care While You Are Away (Episode 35)March 04, 2022 Episode artwork Voluntarily Caring for a Loved One and Experiencing Caregiving as a Gift Providing Meaning in Daily Life- with Kris McCabe (Episode 34)February 25, 2022 Episode artwork Caring for 2 Parents Simultaneously as an Only Child and Starting a Family Without a Mother or Father by Your Side- with Lani Lipson (Episode 33)February 18, 2022 Episode artwork The research behind systemic barriers in accessing social and physical supports for children and their caregivers following surgery for epilepsy and how we can look to improve the healthcare system- with professor Lucy Lach (Part 1) (Episode 31)February 04, 2022 Episode artwork Trauma as a result of caregiving (particularly as a result of caring for a child with a disability) with Donna Thomson (Part 2) (Episode 30)January 28, 2022 Episode artwork Trauma as a result of caregiving (particularly as a result of caring for a child with a disability) with Donna Thomson (Part 1) (Episode 29)January 21, 2022 Episode artwork Saying 'No' during caregiving when you are at your wits' end- a real case example of a primary caregiver with a loved one admitted to hospital. (Episode 28)January 14, 2022 Episode artwork Saying 'No' during caregiving when you are at your wits' end- a real case example of a primary caregiver with a loved one admitted to hospital. (Episode 28)January 14, 2022 Episode artwork "What do I do when a family member/ friend keeps contacting me about their 'trivial concerns' while I am navigating crises? This is very frustrating to me.' (Episode 27)January 07, 2022 Episode artwork 'What do I do when a family member/ friend keeps contacting me about their 'trivial concerns' while I am navigating crises? This is very frustrating to me.' (Episode 27)January 07, 2022 Episode artwork The Journey After Caregiving- what happens once caregiving ends? The grief, happiness and everything in between once you are no longer caring for a loved one- with Adrienne Glusman (episode 26). December 31, 2021 Episode artwork 'Stay out of it - you are caring at a distance'- Living as a long-distance daughter and exploring the myths when it comes to long distance caregiving and the differences between caring at a distance vs. caring for a loved one at close proximity: with LaurDecember 24, 2021 Episode artwork Channeling Grief into Helping Others (in a Very Big Way)- Creating a Podcast and Growing an Incredible Support Community After Navigating the Stressful World of FTD and ALS, With Remember Me's Maria Kent Beers. (Episode 24)December 17, 2021 Episode artwork