TV’s Rhoda, Valerie Harper, March/April Celebrity Cover Interview of Today’s Caregiver magazine

Today’s Caregiver magazine ( announces the new cover interview, author and actress best known as Rhoda from the Mary Tyler Moore Show, Valerie Harper, is the 105th celebrity caregiver cover since the magazine launched in 1995.
The Interview
The Interview
March 7, 2013 - PRLog -- Today’s Caregiver magazine, the nation’s most recognized print magazine, Web and conference training community announced today that Valerie Harper, stage and screen personality best known as Rhoda Morgenstern on the television programs “Mary Tyler Moore Show” and “Rhoda,” is the publication’s cover interview for March/April.  Ms. Harper just finished penning her new book “I Rhoda” offering a reflection of her career from the 1960’s as a chorus dancer to her diagnosis of lung cancer while playing Tallulah Bankhead in Looped.  Valerie/Rhoda shares with the readers of Today’s Caregiver tips and techniques learned while caring for both her beloved mother and older neighbor. Interview is at

Gary Barg, Editor-In-Chief of Today’s Caregiver, conducted the interview and reflects on the wonderful insight that Valerie learned as a caregiver:

·       “Take the opportunity to tell them you love them [laugh], however that manifests itself.”

·         “I listen”

·         “Respect them even if they’re not making sense. Keep respect for their humanity in the room.”

·      “Don’t get into old patterns if you can. Try to communicate in a new and supportive way.”

·         “Keep the question in front of you: ‘How can I help in this moment?’ Just in this moment, not forever.”

"We learned with great sadness about Valerie’s brain cancer diagnosis this week. She was a real joy to talk with for this interview. Valerie is a great comedienne, someone who truly loves her family and community, and a dedicated family caregiver. We are proud to be able to share some of her lessons for her fellow family caregivers in this issue of the magazine and grieve for her friends and loved ones at the news,” said Gary Barg Founder and Editor-in-Chief of Today,s Caregiver magazine and

Today’s Caregiver magazine, since 1995, the nation’s most recognized print magazine, Web and conference training community educating, training and supporting family and professional caregivers in print, online and in person.

Caregiver Media Group has become the recognized media authority on caregiving through Today’s Caregiver magazine,, the Fearless Caregiver Conferences, the award winning book, “The Fearless Caregiver: How to Get the Best Care for Your Loved One and Still Have a Life of Your Own,” as well as Caregiver Media Group's award winning content and custom publications.

Today’s Caregiver magazine contains cover interviews with celebrity caregivers, articles on caregiving issues and vital resources for all caregivers. Cover interviews have included Leeza Gibbons, Clay Walker, Kathy Greenlee, Debbie Reynolds, Dixie Carter, Debbie Reynolds, Della Reese, Linda Dano, Debbie Wasserman-Schultz, Patricia Richardson, Robert Urich and Clay Aiken. The digital version of the magazine is available free of charge at

Barg’s new book, “The Caregiving Ties that Bind, which was just released in 2013, is about the lessons learned from the over 100 interview he has conducted with celebrity caregivers.

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