Sandwich Caregiver Radio Show Interviews Grief Counselor Brenda Brown on Surviving Grief

Grief Counselor, Brenda Brown is our Featured Guest on North Ohio’s WHBC 1480 Talk Radio Show, Wriggling in the Middle, On Monday January 31st at 9am (Eastern Time).
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Jan. 27, 2011 - PRLog -- Grief and games, two words you usually don’t hear together in a sentence. Until now. Creator of the game, “Doggone Grief” and director of Aultman Grief Services, Brenda Brown is our featured guest on North Ohio’s WHBC 1480 Talk Radio Show, Wriggling in the Middle, on Monday, January 31 at 9:10 am (Eastern Time). While grief is not a laughing matter, Brenda has developed a new game titled, “Doggone Grief”, to help kids work through their hurt and will talk that as well as other ways to deal with grief.

Whether it’s over your job, family or relationships grief takes on several roles. Brenda will speak about grief, its characteristics and how we can get through it and help our children and other family members deal with their pain. Brenda will inform our listeners on what signs to look for when someone isn’t dealing with their grief properly and what they can do to help. Brenda will also share various programs and services that Aultman Center offers and where to go in your city for help, including various school grief programs.

Brenda Brown is the director of Aultman Grief Services and certified in grief counseling and thanatology from ADEC (Association for Death and Education and Counseling) with a master’s degree in the same field. Brenda is a member of the Stark County Traumatized Task Force, the Aultman Women’s Board as well as a member of the Compassionate Care Advisory committee. Recently Brenda was able to blend her art background (she holds a Bachelors Degree in Art Education) and love for dogs with her current career and develop a children’s game called “Doggone Grief”. “Doggone Grief” a game that helps grieving children is currently being sold throughout the U.S.

Dr. Merle Griff is an expert on caring for both children and aging parents.  She has been a delegate to the last two White Conferences on Aging and invited to present at international conferences such as the World Congress of Family and Child and the Annual Conference of the National Council on Aging. She has written extensively on intergenerational dynamics, including LinkAges, a book on intergenerational programs, as well as numerous articles including “Intergenerational Play Therapy: The Influence of Grandparents in Family Systems.”  She is the founder and CEO of Sarah Adult Day Services (, which provides health related care for the elderly in centers so they can remain with their families and socially connected.

DeLores Pressley, motivational speaker and personal power expert, is one of the most respected and sought-after experts on success, motivation, confidence and personal power. She is an international keynote speaker, author, coach and the Founder of the Born Successful Institute and DeLores Pressley Worldwide.  She helps individuals use personal power to live their ideal life, increase confidence and lead a life of significance. Her story has been touted in Glamour, Washington Post, Black Enterprise, Success, Essence, New York Daily News, Ebony and Marie Claire. She is a frequent media guest and has been interviewed on every major network: (ABC, NBC, CBS and FOX) including America’s top rated shows; OPRAH and Entertainment Tonight.

About the show:
Hosted by Dr. Merle Griff and Delores Pressley, this informative and interactive radio show, Wriggling in the Middle, talks about the dilemmas and sometimes the delights of being part of the ‘sandwich generation’ and responsible for the care of multiple generations.  Whether it’s caring for both your children and elderly parents, or an aging spouse and your grandchildren, the show will discuss not only the challenges seen every day in keeping a family together, but also the lighter side of trying to manage it all.

Wriggling in the Middle can be heard live on WHBC 1480 AM or online at each Monday at 9:10 AM (Eastern).  A recording of the show is also available at For more information, contact: Theresa Mazak, (330) 454-3200.

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This informative and interactive radio show talks about the dilemmas of being part of the ‘sandwich generation’ and responsible for the care of multiple generations. We discuss the challenges you face everyday in keeping your family together
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