• 01:53

    Living Safely with Dementia - Increasing Comfort, Reducing Wandering And Anxiety

    in Caregiving

    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


    Email


    Wanderinng Info Sheet


    Project Lifesafer


    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


     

  • 01:59

    MemTrax A Memory Measurement System & Greg O'Brien Talks of Living With Dementia

    in Caregiving

    Alzheimer's Speaks gives voice to all dealing with dementia.


    Today, our first guests will be Dr. Ashford of MemTrax.  and who has developed a computerized memory measurement system to screen for memory problems, dementia, and Alzheimer’s disease: www.memtrax.com.  Learn about protecting your brain as you age. The memory test, which is interesting, engaging, and challenging, has the potential to efficiently screen for the earliest signs of Alzheimer’s disease and serve as an inexpensive and practical approach to testing approaches to Alzheimer treatment and prevention.  Email Curtis  Watch a Video on MemTrax


    Our second guests are Greg O'Brien, veteran journalist who has dementia and Dr. Molly Perdue. Greg has been featured in several news features and has written the book On Pluto: Inside the Mind of Alzheimer’s.   This book is about living with Alzheimer’s, not dying with it. It is a book about hope, faith, and humor—a prescription far more powerful than the conventional medication available today to fight this disease.


    Contact Molly Perdue PhD at the Alzheimer's Family Support Center or email her.


    For more information and resources on Dementia and Caregiving Check out Alzheimer's Speaks website.

  • 00:47

    A Spiritual Look at Dementia: Can it contribute to more Harmonious Relationships

    in Self Help

    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?

  • 01:03

    Cracking The Dementia Code

    in Culture

    Join Joyce and Aaron as we interview Karen Tyrell, author of "Cracking The Dementia Code, Creative Solutions to Cope With Changed Behaviors." If you have a loved one who is suffering with dementia, listen in to hear coping skills and how to ease their agitation.


    Joyce Joneschiet (Jonah-shite) Principal interior designer of Encore Living Interiors and Publisher of Encore Life Magazine hosts Encore Living Radio with her co-host Aaron D. Murphy, a licensed Architect, President of ADM Architecture and Managing Editor of EmpoweringTheMatureMind.com. 

  • 01:23

    Dementia - We Are In This Together

    in Caregiving

    Alzheimer's Speaks Radio raises the voice of all who have an interest in dementia and providing great care to those in need.  The show launched in 2010, because it's founder Lori La Bey, felt a strong need to help individuals, organizations and communities connect to the vast resources available around the world.  During her personal 30 year journey with her own mother, she saw so many people struggling with this disease.  Alzheimer's Speaks provides a variety of platforms to nurture the soul, educate the public and build community.  Check out Alzheimer's Speaks website.


    Our guest today will be Mike Good the founder of Together in This an online community helping family members caring for someone with Alzheimer’s. Through short, informative articles and easy-to-use tools, such as the Introductory Guide to Alzheimer’s, he helps them take control and have peace-of-mind they are doing the right things.  Join us today to hear Mike's interesting journey into the world of dementia and what got him here; along with why he does what he does and how it can help you or someone you know.

  • 00:29

    NLP Techniques To Help People Who Suffer From Dementia

    in Psychology

    Dementia is a term that is used to describe a collection of symptoms including memory loss, problems with reasoning and communication skills, and a reduction in a persons abilities and skills in carrying out activities of daily living. There are a number of different types of dementia the most common being Alzheimers Disease, Vascular Dementia, Frontol Temporal Dementia and Dementia with Lewy bodies. A diagnosis of mixed dementia is when the presentation shows the person to have elements of more than one type of dementia. Dementia is a progressive condition. The symptoms become gradually worse, the rate of which varies from person to person and each person will experience dementia in a different way. The purpose of working with people who have dementia, is to improve the functions that the disability affects to the highest possible level. Once achieved, NLP is used to shift the focus and strengthen every other function and resource that the person is using to compensate for the areas that no longer work to their full capacity. Through using the techniques of NLP, we can improve the persons quality of life and provide them with more independence by removing any possible frustrations she or he is experiencing. Tune in to this segment of The NLP View Radio Show, as host, Donna Blinston talks to author and health coach, Olive Hickmott about how she uses NLP to help people who suffer from Dementia.


    Today’s show is sponsored by Austria’s Finest Naturally Authentic Pumpkin Seeds and Pumpkin Seed Oil from the Steiermark available at OrganicUniverse.com. Listeners of TheOrganicView can receive $1 off their purchase by using the coupon code "orgview".  For more offers, please visit our website at www.theorganicview.com

  • 00:15

    Living in Gratitude

    in Spirituality

    Join Nicole Smith as she discusses and explores living in gratitude, and how we can apply it to our lives. She would welcome anyone's input  or questions in the conversation. Nicole has a practice in Olympia, Washington.  Her  contact information is 541-450-1250, che@chenergy.us and www.chenergy.us Thank you for listening!

  • 02:01

    Two Hour Special On Frontotemporal Dementia on Alzheimer's Speaks Radio

    in Caregiving

    Alzheimer's Speaks Radio wants all voices to join together in the conversation to share knowledge, research and insights from all angles.  There is no better way to raise awareness than being inclusive.  Let's join forces and win this battle together!


    Today, we will have a two hour feature show on Frontotemporal Dementia (FTD). Our guests will include Howard Glick who is diagnosed with FTD, Lisa Griffin a Care Partner for her husband, Sharon S. Denny, Program Director at Association for Frontotemporal Degeneration (AFTD), Dr. Holm with Bethesda Hospital and Heidi LaMeyer- Prelude Wellness Director and Judy Berry with Dementia Specialist Consulting who is a consultant for Prelude Memory Care.


    We encourage anyone who is dealing with or interested in dementia to join the conversation by calling in live at (714) 364-4757 or using the chat box!


    For additional resource and information check our Alzheimer's Speaks Resource Website


     

  • 01:41

    Living with Dementia...Forgetting the Journey

    in Lifestyle

    Many of us are uneducated in the world of aging....We fail to tap into our sensitivity as we see our aging parents and grandparents...Sometimes we even assume that their cry for help through forgetfulness, is just a means for attention. 


     


    How is it possible at the age of 78 to remember what was taught during our toddler stages, but forgetting we graduated with honors from a prestigeious college? How can we remember how to cook during golden years, but forget we gave birth to 4 beautiful children? 


     


    How does it feel when you own mother no longer recognizes you? Or your dad never remembers you name?  


    Let us open the door to Dementia and allow the details to be shared with us....

  • 00:33

    Duneland Christian Living Today

    in Christianity

    Duneland Christian Living Today seeks to engage listeners to continue their discovery of our living God.  Through discussions centered on selected scripture, this show hopes to bring God's Word into view for your life today. 


    We are blessed to share openly with listeners our own struggles and prayers to discern and follow in the Gospel of Jesus Christ.


    May all be drawn closer in relationship to God and each other through the gift of grace and love from Jesus Christ.


    Join the conversation and share your perspectives on the passage of the day.

  • 00:31

    Living With Diabetes in 2015

    in Health

    2014 was a fantastic year! We're gearing up to help you manage your diabetes in 2015. Join us every Tuesday from 2p-2:30p CST for great tips on managing your diabtes and living a healthier life. Don't forget to visit our website at www.WhyMeDiabetes.org and connect with us on Facebook & Twitter @WhyMeDiabetes.

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