1. Uplifting Innovation Brings Empowerment: Stories of Hope with Steve Powell Rayna Neises 23:58

Steve Powell's story is a beautiful example of how love and necessity can spark innovation. Rayna Neises had the honor of discussing Steve's mission to create a world where the elderly and disabled can rise with dignity.  His invention was born from witnessing his own parents' struggles, a challenge he met with a blend of compassion and creativity.

Steve Powell recounts the painful reality of his parents' frequent falls and inability to get up on their own due to health issues and its impact. Driven by a divine nudge and his parents' plight, Steve, a creative technology expert, invented a life-changing device. This invention not only helped his mother regain her independence, preventing falls for nine months, but also marked a turning point for many others facing similar challenges. IndeeLift transformed from a personal mission to a global endeavor, improving lives and allowing people to age in place with dignity.

Our discussion wasn't just about the mechanics of caregiving; it was about the soul behind it. We discussed how faith intertwines with compassion, how innovation can uphold the dignity of those we care for, and how emotional and practical support can transform the caregiving landscape. Steve's journey and the solutions offered by IndeeLift.com stand as a beacon of hope, showing us that through ingenuity and empathy, we can make a profound difference in the lives of those we love.

Rayna Neises A Season of Caring

Rayna Neises understands the joys and challenges that come from a season of caring. She helped care for both of her parents during their separate battles with Alzheimer’s over a thirty-year span. She is able to look back on those days now with no regrets – and she wishes the same for everyone caring for aging parents.

Rayna is the author of No Regrets: Hope for Your Caregiving Season, an ICF certified coach, the host of “A Season of Caring” podcast, Positive Approach® to Care (PAC)Independent Certified Trainer and speaker who is passionate about offering encouragement, support, and resources for regret-free caring aimed at preventing family caregivers from aimlessly wandering through this important season of life.

Rayna lives on a farm in southeast Kansas with her husband, Ron, and small pack of adorable dogs. She is the baby of her family, but most would never guess that. She is a former teacher who enjoys crafts of all kinds and spending time with her grandkids most of all.