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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
From speech language pathologist to capturing the dementia caregiver world by storm- with Adria Thompson (Episode 62)November 25, 2022 Episode artwork Living a meaningful legacy: sharing positivity and uplifting others after losing a parent with an FTD diagnosis (with Lisa Sonshine) (Episode 61)November 18, 2022 Episode artwork I feel extreme guilt about wishing that my situation would just end (Episode 60)November 11, 2022 Episode artwork How life has progressed since my mom’s initial diagnosis (memory, functioning and how I have navigated coping after having my own children without her by my side) (Episode 59)November 04, 2022 Episode artwork Managing postpartum mental health while caring for 1+ children and/or another family member- with Kelly Polci (MSW,RSW) (Episode 58)October 28, 2022 Episode artwork From inpatient nurse to caregiving consultant- how losing her job and burning out resulted in finding a daily passion for helping others- With Karen Lake (Episode 57)October 21, 2022 Episode artwork ‘I don’t feel as though my loved one can be cared for at home anymore’ how to proceed when this real situation presents itself (and raises all the guilt, shame and fear) (an anonymous case scenario) (Episode 56)October 14, 2022 Episode artwork How I Reacted to my Mom’s FTD Diagnosis and the Corresponding Emotions (Initially and as Time Progressed) (Episode 55)October 07, 2022 Episode artwork ‘My Life Completely Changed When my Boyfriend was Assaulted and Suddenly Faced a Traumatic Brain Injury’- caregiving after a very sudden and traumatic life shift, with Katherine Smith. (Episode 54)September 30, 2022 Episode artwork The Non-Traditional Caregiver- Providing Emotional Support and Assisting Loved Ones in Who are Physically and Emotionally Isolated (Episode 53)September 23, 2022 Episode artwork The Importance of Sleep on Mental Health and Maintaining Overall Balance, with Sleep Consultant Andria Gordon (Episode 52)September 16, 2022 Episode artwork When People Question your Abilities as a Caregiver (Episode 51)September 09, 2022 Episode artwork How My Dad First Reacted to my Mom’s FTD Diagnosis (Episode 50)September 02, 2022 Episode artwork What is Palliative Care and Does Palliation Mean that My Loved One is Dying? (with Hospice Executive Director, Nadine Persaud)-Episode 49August 26, 2022 Episode artwork GUILT in Caregiving- how it arises, how to manage it, and the differences between guilt vs. shame (with Wendy Williams) (Episode 48)August 19, 2022 Episode artwork How Do I Know if I am a Caregiver (Demystifying the Definition of a Caregiver and the Stigma Associated With It/ Identifying as a Caregiver When Society Says You Are Not) (Episode 47)August 12, 2022 Episode artwork 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 family member experiencing 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