Torchlight Launches Three Podcasts for Families and HR Grappling with Caregiving and Parenting Responsibilities

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Torchlight’s podcasts’ support parenting children with emotional or education needs, caring for elderly family members and the complexities that arise, and helping HR departments support employees with family caregiving responsibilities

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With 40 million Americans caring for a family member with challenges, we designed these three podcasts to be helpful, informative and offer real life advice on-the-go,” said Adam Goldberg, CEO and founder of Torchlight.

Torchlight, the only digitally powered, employee family caregiver benefit solution for the full age continuum, announced today the company is now producing three separate, publicly available podcast channels that support parents, family members, employees and employers grappling with children with emotional or education needs, and elderly family members and the complexities that arise. All three podcasts are available on iTunes and Spreaker.

Stephanie Boucher, a trained editor and journalist, is the host of “The Exceptional Parenting Podcast,” which releases new episodes the second and fourth Tuesday of each month. This podcast hosts the nation’s top experts about today’s toughest parenting challenges. Each episode offers practical, easy-to-use solutions that can help parents solve challenging issues.

Boucher has been crafting and sharing educational content for over 15 years with organizations such as Pearson Education, “The Worcester Telegram & Gazette”, and “BabyFirst TV”. Her specific content areas of expertise include parenting, education, health, and social justice. Five episodes are currently available on demand including:
Episode 1: Why aren't you listening to me?
Episode 2: Teens, Tweens & Social Media: A Crash Course for Parents, Pt. 1
Episode 3: Teens, Tweens, & Social Media: A Crash Course for Parents, Pt. 2
Episode 4: How to Prevent Substance Abuse Disorders in Teens
Episode 5: Why Children Enjoy Violent Play

Lenore Tracey, an expert in elder care issues, particularly those surrounding dementia and memory issues, is the host of “Eldercare Illuminated,” which airs new episodes on the first and third Tuesday of each month. Guests include top eldercare experts, practitioners, and experienced caregivers who can provide practical advice and hands-on tips designed to help simplify a caregiver’s life while meeting elderly loved one’s needs.

Tracy, has been consulting and writing about eldercare issues, care for the caregiver, and family dynamics for decades. She has contributed her expertise to long-term care content and website development for several government projects making eldercare information accessible to caregivers and individuals planning for their own futures. Five episodes are available on demand including:
Episode 1: Where Should My Loved One Live?
Episode 2: Working with Siblings to Coordinate Care
Episode 3: Conversations with a Home Health Aide
Episode 4: Working with Siblings to Coordinate Care
Episode 5: Making Exercise Happen: Tips from a Physical Trainer

Attorney Carolyn Romano, Torchlight’s Vice President of Product, is the host of Corporate Caregiver Conversations which releases new episodes monthly. During the first episode, guest expert Jeff Rosin, Esq. of Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete LLP, discussed what human resources professionals need to know about employee, caregivers and federal and state employment discrimination laws. Upcoming guests include:

Harry Margolis, Margolis and Bloom, LLC, planning for life attorneys
Elizabeth O’Donnell, Working Daughter
Drew Holzapfel, ReACT and partner at High Lantern Group

“With 40 million Americans caring for a family member with challenges, we designed these three podcasts to be helpful, informative and offer real life advice on-the-go,” said Adam Goldberg, CEO and founder of Torchlight. “From discussing how to prevent substance abuse disorders in teens to guiding employers on how to avoid running afoul of family leave regulations, our goal is to produce educational broadcasts that are helpful to every member of the family including the business family.”

About Torchlight
Torchlight is a pioneer in caregiver benefit solutions, a new approach to managing the costs and complexities of caregiving for employers and employee caregivers. With Torchlight, employers have an ROI-driven model for managing family caregiving -- a $38.2 billion challenge in the US alone -- so that they can be both compassionate and competitive in the labor market where more than one in six employees today is a caregiver at any given time. Based in Boston, the company was founded by caregiving pioneer Adam Goldberg, M.Ed. For more information, contact sales (at) torchlight (dot) care, phone 844-693-3477, or visit Torchlight.care.

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