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Join J.D. and The Franchise on the Fantasy Big Dogs Radio Podcast tonight as we will be hosting a special Fantasy Football Draft Lottery Show for our Fantasy Big Dog Gold League and The Battlegroundz Vengeance League.
Sit back and enjoy as Fiendin GMs get excited to know their draft order to run and get some pre-draft trades done. Show starts @9pm.
Join J.D. and The Franchise on the Fantasy Big Dogs Radio Podcast tonight as we will talk the AFC Division, Blount and Bell (Pittsburgh's Cheech and Chong), Preseason Gems around the league and a little open mic on your post draft and mailbag questions.
Sit back and relax as the Big Dogs break it on down. Show starts @8:00pm. Open mic starts at 9:00
During this episode, I am going to speak with Steven Laviolette and his family about not just living with sled dogs, but living life THROUGH them.
For those listening that already roll with this crazy life in and around sled dogs, you understand the sacrifices, the joys and the mushing lifestyle. But as this sport makes its rebound, with young folks up and coming, enthusiats and companion owners of these Northern Breeds getting interested for the first time in mushing, opening up the campfire style discussions of just what it takes to maintain a kennel of healthy, happy sled dogs, but the lessons these dogs teach us about how to live, and how to love.
The everyday upkeep of a mushing kennel is just where this life begins. You tell most folks out there just the basics of nutritious diets, fresh water, clean kennels, Vetting and of course daily exercise in harness, and they scratch their heads and wonder not only WHY we continue to do what we do, but do so with such passion and determination. THAT is what I would like this conversation with the Tuuluuwak mushers to cover.
We are going to have Matthew Failor of the 17th Dog team here to talk with us for an hour about not just "Life With Sled Dogs," but "Life THROUGH Sled Dogs:" The why's of mushing in the first place, and what living through them means to Matthew himself.
As this show is new and most may not know me, I want to explain a bit more on what I mean by life WITH and life THROUGH sled dogs. Lfie with the sled dogs means everything from a personal bio to what the dogs are fed, and life THROUGH is going to cover the very basics of why we mush in the first place, to what these majestic creatures have taught us about living, loving and doing right.
The converstaion is going to be very from-the-hip in an "around the campfire" tone; As sled dog enthusiasts and mushers, we ALL have a story to tell, a new perspective to share and lessons to pass along, regardless of what size our kennels are and if our names are recognized throughout the community, or not.
Matthew has a background that spans tourism with the sled dogs, as well as racing, and has some fantastic perspectives to share, and stories a-plenty. I do hope you'll join us for this conversation!
Alzheimer's Speaks loves to raise awareness and help people connect to the resources, tools and products to help those living with dementia, live in comfort and with purpose. Please join the conversation. Call in or use the chat box to tell us your thoughts about dementia and caregiving
Our First Guest will be Chris Wynn, Documentary Filmmaker.
Chris made the film “Forgetful Not Forgotten,” which was about his personal family experience with his Fathers dementia. Chris is currently working on a feature documentary project about younger caregivers dealing with a parent with Early Onset Alzheimer’s called Much Too Young.
Contact Chris via Email Website
Our second hour we will learn how poetry can help people with dementia connect and have fun.
Today we will talk with Molly Middleton Meyer who is the founder of Mind’s Eye Poetry. She works with dementia patients using a facilitation process that includes sensory props, poetry recitation, and memory triggering questions. Molly not only helps those with Alzheimer’s recapture memories, but she also provides a much-needed outlet for creative expression and empowerment. Listen in and feel free to call in or use the chat box to ask Molly questions.
Contact Molly via Website or on Facebook
For more information on dementia and caregiving go to Alzheimer's Speaks website
Today’s show was actually suppose to be on hospice and palliative care but do to phone line issues our guest was unable to get through the lines. This is the first time this has ever happened, so again I apologize for any inconvenience. The show has been scheduled for July 18th. Chris Morrissette will be our 2nd guest on that day.
Rick Phelps the Founder of Memory People on Facebook and our Channel Expert Living with Alzheimer’s was able to join us for the whole show. We discussed a new program we are rolling out called “Dementia Chats” which will be a webinar platform that will be free and recorded for easy access for the everyone. Dementia Chats will be a interview style where I interview “Experts,” those who actually have the dementia.
In addition, we discussed “Dementia Service Dogs.” Rick Phelps will be getting one himself this fall and we are all looking forward to more information regarding this program and “SAM” his personal service dog.
For World Alzheimer's Month Alzheime'rs Speaks Radio has done several additional programs, but todays show will be a full two hour show dedicated to "Keeping Safe in Todays World. We will be highlighting Project Life Saver and how it can be utilized to live safely.
Our Guests today include:
Chief Executive Officer and Founder, Project Lifesaver International Gene Suanders
Author Mara Botonis of “When Caring Takes Courage”
Rick Phelps, diagnosed with dementia and founder of "Memory People" & Author of "While I still Can"
Harry Urban, diagnosed with dementia and founder of "Forget Me Not" on Facebook
Michael Ellenbogen, diagnosed with dementia and national advocate & Author of "From The Corner Office To Alzheimer's"
Everyone is welcome to join the conversation on this very important topic. You can use the chat box or call in live to communicate with us.
We would also appreciate your efforts to share this episode with family, friends and colleagues on FaceBook, Google Circles, LinkedIn, Twitter and more.
For additional information on dementia and caregiving check out Alzheimer's Speaks Website
Join Tina Cannarella Rampori, as she speaks about her challenging and hearth-felt experiences with dementia and elder care, speaking as the primary caregiver to her grandmother (who has passed away from dementia). She offers expert advice and practical tips on how to cope with caregiving a dementia patient. She is interviewed by Dave Nassaney, The Caregiver's Caregiver, author of numerous articles and books, speaker, life coach, and radio talk-show host for caregivers who are burned out, but his most important role is being a caregiver to his lovely wife, Charlene. His latest book that he is now working on is entitled: The Caregiver's Caregiver, A Guide to Avoiding Burnout. It is designed to teach caregivers who are taking care of their loved ones (due to an illness or disability) how to take care of themselves FIRST. If they don't learn this, they will likely suffer burnout and become as helpless as the person they are caring for. Tune in every Wednesday at noon, PST, (Re-Broadcast Saturdays at 3:30pm PST) for interviews with experts in the caregiving field, as they discuss topics of great interest to caregivers, which will help them avoid burnout. www.DaveNass.com
Alzheimer's Speaks loves raising awareness and sharing resources to improve life for those dealing with dementia.
Today our first guest will be Betty Robison, a Gerontology Educator at the Aging Institute the at University of Pittsburgh. She will review prevention tips for wandering and also a wandering profile. I promise this is a discussion you won't want to miss. I just met Betty when speaking out last month in PA and I was amazed and the great information she had to share and will be sharing with us here!
Contact Betty Phone 412-864-2092 24/7 Aging Services 866-430-8742
Wanderinng Info Sheet
Our second guest will be Andreas Forsland, founder of Smartstones. The world’s first wearable communication device for non-verbal communication amongst a small mobile group. It is specifically designed for the hundreds of millions of parents and caregivers worldwide to mobilize care and support in an emergency, and provide daily reminders and maintain an emotional bond with their loved ones, providing encouragement during a recovery.
Contact Andreas Website
For more resources on Dementia and Caregiving go to Alzheimer's Speaks website
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November 13, 2014 - LIVING A RICHER LIFE ~ Life Changing Talk Radio
THEME: A Spiritual Look at Dementia: Can it contribute to more Harmonious Relationships?
INTERVIEW GUESTS: Rev. Susan J. Henley
Rev. Susan J. Henley is an ordained Minister, Speaker, Certified Spiritual Counselor and author of "Sara, Beyond the Veil: A Spiritual Look at Dementia.” She is also a certified practitioner and member of the American Holistic Medical Association (AHMA).
THIS WEEK’S MESSAGE:
Dementia is a loss of brain function that occurs with certain diseases. Alzheimer’s disease is one form of dementia that gradually gets worse over time. It affects memory, thinking, and behavior. Memory impairment, as well as problems with language, decision-making ability, judgment, and personality, are necessary features for the diagnosis. According to the Alzheimer's Association, More than 5 million Americans are living with the disease....every 67 seconds someone in the United States develops Alzheimer's and Alzheimer's disease is the 6th leading cause of death in the United States. There is no cure for Alzheimer’s or Dementia. It gets worse and worse until the patient ultimately dies from the gradual shut down of the brain and all bodily functions. With this being the case, would you want for your loved ones suffering with dementia to advance in harmony with their condition, their relationships and their family? Can a spiritual look at dementia assist in this harmonious advance?
Alzheimer's Speaks Radio - Giving Voice To All Dealing With Dementia
Today our guest will be Karen Truman, Ph.D. from Dementia Caregiver Resources, Inc.. She will be talking to us about her new book "The Dementia Caregivers Little Book of Hope."
Come and join the conversation. We would love to have you call in with your questions or use the chat box to tell us your thoughts or ask your questions.
Click here to contact Karen Truman
We will be having OPEN MIC after talking with Karen. Feel free to call into the show and share your thoughts.
For additional information on dementia and caregiving visit Alzheimer's Speaks website
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