Healing Ties with Chris MacLellan The Bow Tie Guy

Affectionately known as ‘The Bow Tie Guy’, Chris MacLellan brings his pragmatic approach to life after caregiving with his radio program "Healing Ties." "Healing Ties" is a show about how we create "Healing Ties" in our life and in our community. The show focuses on the four pillars of life: our Mental, Physical, Spiritual, and Financial health, and how we create good health, happiness, and prosperity around us. Join us for conversations with special guest from cross the county as we tie together four important components of life into one big and beautiful bow tie!



The Financial Struggles in Caregiving

Thank You for joining us today on 'Be A Healthy Caregiver' hosted by Chris MacLellan, 'The Bow-Tie-Guy' on Blog Talk Radio!  Today's Guest: Nate Purpura from eHealth, Inc. Today's Topic: The Financial Struggles in Caregiving There is an estimated 44 million working family Caregivers in the United States today. Recent studies also indicate that due to time off of work, Caregivers can expect to lose wages totaling over $140,000!  According to eHealth Insurance, about one-third of adults who provide unpaid care for their elderly parents say they'll have to use their own retirement savings to help their parents financially.  Our guest today, Nate Purpura, is the Director of Public Relations for eHealthmedicare.com and eHealthinsurance.com - division of eHealth, Inc has spent the last decade working in the health care and insurance industries.  Having a grasp of finances is a critical component to Caregiving, but at times, an area that can be left unattended. Through our conversation with Nate, we will learn why Caregivers often struggle with finances, along with gaining some helpful tips to make this area of our Caregiving journey less stressful so that we can all 'Be A Healthy Caregiver!'


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