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  • 00:25

    Blair's Alzheimer Super Foods Rescue!

    in Education

    Blair is in his early 80’s and showing sever signs of Alzheimer’s.  Joan, Blair’s wife, states, “I was looking into having Blair put into a home.”   She discovered that private care would take 80% of their pension.  Not only could she not afford to give away 80% of their pension, she was becoming very lonely as Blair was becoming more and more quiet and less and less involved with people.  Blair’s walk was slow and his conversations were limited.  He was going to bed at 5 pm . Joan says that he has a vacant stare and hardly moves.  His balance is getting pretty bad Earlier that day Joan had met with a friend to see about getting a walker for Blair.  Blair’s Alzheimer's was progressing rapidly and Joan was afraid of him falling.   Joan said she was desperate and willing to try anything.  –


     


    Joan was invited to a Natural Health Meeting by Val and after the meeting they set up a holistic vitamin and herb natural health program. Blair went on the program and Joan says their life has changed.   


    Don’t miss out on hearing Joan’s Testimony on how now they are living in their own home and Blair continues daily to improve.   


    For further information contact   Val  mvembury@telus.net   


    Radio Talk show host DNM Kathy Deane Email nwhhi@junction.net 


     

  • 00:58

    Healty You and I: Benefits of Aromatherapy for People With Alzheimer’s

    in Music

     Alzheimer’s, some research suggests that aromatherapy and the use of essential oils may treat certain symptoms of the disease. While research on the effectiveness of essential oils is somewhat limited, some studies have shown aromatherapy can:


    7 Essential Oils That May Help Those Living with Alzheimer’s
    Here are oils that have been shown to be effective in treating and controlling different symptoms of Alzheimer’s:
    1.Lavender is thought to be calming and able to balance strong emotions. It has also been used to help with depression, anger and irritability, and can help in some cases of insomnia.2. Peppermint is an energizer and can be used to stimulate the mind and calm nerves at the same time. Best used in the morning, peppermint oil can be inhaled directly, diffused in a room, used as a massage oil, sprayed in the air or even placed in a bath.
    3. Rosemary Similar to peppermint, Rosemary is an uplifting oil used to stimulate the mind and body. It may even improve cognitive performance and mood. Rosemary has also been known to ease constipation, symptoms of depression and also reinvigorate the appetite. 
    4.Bergamot can be used to relive anxiety, agitation, mild depression and stress. This mood elevating and calming oil can also be used to relieve insomnia. To use bergamot oil, place a few drops in a bath, use as a massage oil, diffuse through a room or use a spray on clothing or linens.
    5. Lemon Balm While lemon oil may be among the more expensive oils, it is also one of the most studied and more effective oils.
    6. Ylang Ylang oil can help ease depression while also promoting good sleep. This is a great oil not only for a person living with Alzheimer’s, but also for caregivers struggling with restlessness and lack of sleep.Ginger oil is helpful for anyone struggling with digestion issues

  • 02:01

    The Play "Cracked - New Light on Dementia" & Memory/Alzheimer's Cafes In the US

    in Caregiving

    Alzheimer's Speaks Radio has representatives from the play "Cracked."  Sherry Dupuis is a co-Lead researcher of the Partnerships in Dementia Care Alliance and a Professor in the Department of Recreation and Leisure Studies at the University of Waterloo; Julia Gray a Toronto-based theatre director, playwright, and choreographer with a particular interest in creating new, collaboratively-developed theatre in applied settings and Mary Ellen MacLean who works across the country performing, directing, and teaching theatre.  View a video about the play here.


    Email Sherry Dupuis or Julia Gray for more information about Cracked


    The second half we will be talking with Jytte Lokvig from New Mexico and Carole Larkin in Texas. Both are key people in the Memory/Alzheimer's Cafe movement.  Come with questions and comments.  We'd love to talk with you. Contact Jytte Lokvig or Carole Larkin


    Join an Alzheimer’s disease clinical trial today. No insurance is needed to participate. Click Here

  • 00:36

    Alzheimer's and Other Brain Disorders with Neurologist Dr. Allan Ropper

    in Health

    Respected physician Dr. Allan Ropper,  Executive Vice-Chair of Neurology at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, joins Shana for an in-depth discussion on Alzheimer's Disease, strokes and other conditions of the brain. This informative health news segment is for every member of the national community. Do encourage family and friends to tune in for one highly anticipated conversation. Your national award-winning family radio talk show Let's Talk America with Host Shana Thornton offers news talk with substance. 


     


    Visit www.letstalkamericawithshanathornton.com. Thank you for tuning in.  #LTA 

  • 00:33

    Continuing our conversation on alzheimer's

    in Caregiving

    This week, Najja Brown will share her family's personal alzheimer's journey. Najja and her four sisters have been navigating their mother's care for the last ten years. Some of the descriptors Najja has used are: challenging, emotional, hope, and light. In fact, she's even likened some past moments to a "black tunnel." Yet, she readily adds that light, hope, and even joy can and does surface. I am convinced that Najja's experience will bring some, if not all who tune in to Monday's podcast a renewed vision for hope and light. 


    Najja, a native of Seattle, Washington attended the University of Washington and City University.  Najja holds a Bachelor's degree in Economics and a Master's degree in Public Administration.  As a single mother she reared two sons, who are now adults, and has two grandsons ages six and eight. She also teaches adult women's Bible study and mentors women of all ages.  A true believer and participant in service to her community and volunteerism, Najja is fluent in American Sign Language and very active in the Deaf community.  Join us on Monday, June 29th at 3:30 pm, PST.


    June is alzheimer's and brain awareness month. If you missed Kristine Broome's helpful interview last week, it's available in the archives. Kristine is the caregiver services coordinator with the Family Support Caregiver Program in Seattle. 

  • 01:00

    Purple Angel Documentary - Help Spread The Global Symbol For All Dementias

    in Caregiving

    Today Alzheimer's Speaks Radio is having a special show to spread the word of the Purple Angel Project and the documentary being made about this grassroots global movement to improve dementia care around the world. We will be talking with:


    Laurence Kelly: Producer of this Documentary.


    Dom Gilday: The Assistant Director.


    Gary Joseph Le Blanc of Common Sense Caregiving, and Michael Ellenbogen of the Michael Ellenbogen Movement along with myself, Lori La Bey of Alzheimer's Speaks will be representing the US Division for the Purple Angel.  We are hoping to have the creators of the Global Purple Angel itself, Norrms McNamara and Jane Moore join us as well from the UK.


    Learn how you too can join the US Purple Angel Project.  It costs you nothing to get the material to help raise awareness. If you are able we would love for you to help support this documentary.


    For more information on dementia and Caregiving visit Alzheimer's Speaks Resource Website


    Join an Alzheimer’s disease clinical trial today. No insurance is needed to participate.


     


     


     

  • 00:29

    The 15 Diseases of Leadership, According to Pope Francis #6

    in Business

     



    There is also a sort of “leadership Alzheimer’s disease.” It consists in losing the memory of those who nurtured, mentored and supported us in our own journeys. We see this in those who have lost the memory of their encounters with the great leaders who inspired them; in those who are completely caught up in the present moment, in their passions, whims and obsessions; in those who build walls and routines around themselves, and thus become more and more the slaves of idols carved by their own hands.


    Join Johnnie as he discusses some of the most profound leadership qualities and how they can hurt or propel your career, business or corporation to new heights.


    To read the rest of this incredible story written by Harvard Business Review - Gary Hamel


    Click here: http://snip.ly/4HDD#https://hbr.org/2015/04/the-15-diseases-of-leadership-according-to-pope-francis


     

  • 00:31

    We Love Pet Therapy-Emotional Support & Service Animals

    in Pets

    About Pet Therapy


    A hand reaches out, a wagging tail approaches, and an elderly face breaks into a smile. It's a scene that's increasingly common in the Helena Valley, thanks to volunteers from the Helena Chapter of Intermountain Therapy Animals. Activity directors and health care professionals report that visiting pets reach nursing home residents, hospital patients, retirement home residents and adult day care participants in ways that other therapeutic activities can't.


    The contact may be brief, but it brightens the entire day or week, especially for those who have had pets in the past. In some cases, an animal's visit is transforming. Shy, withdrawn, or depressed people find themselves in animated conversation, angry people relax, and those with memory lapses share detailed recollections of pets they lived with years before. Visiting pets have reached autistic children, stroke victims, Alzheimer's patients, and other "unreachables." Even when nothing dramatic happens, pet visits are important changes of pace for facility residents, bringing excitement, affection, comfort, physical contact and joy.


    In addition, to providing companionship (called Animal Assisted Activity), visiting pets sometimes participate in a facility's therapy program. In Animal Assisted Therapy, a dog might stand while a patient brushes him order to exercise specific arm muscles, or a cat might visit a depressed patient to encourage conversation, or someone in speech therapy might give commands to a dog that does tricks or retrieves objects. Anyone who loves animals is likely to work harder and feel more motivated when one is part of the therapy team.


     

  • 00:31

    Get Your Smile On w/Dr Joel Gould - Guest Dr Jay Sordean 347-857-3760 FoRe!Radio

    in Lifestyle

    WELCOME TO THE MOST EXCITING INTERNET RADIO SHOW IN THE FIELD OF DENTISTRY!! 


    "Get Your Smile On" with Dr. Joel Gould
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    Call to listen to the conversation! (347) 857-3760

    Host - Dr. Joel Gould 
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    Special Guest - Dr. Jay Sordean - The correlation between Alzheimer’s and oral care.



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  • 01:54

    Have You Heard Of Dementia or Care Farms? If Not, Tune In And Learn

    in Caregiving

     


    Welcome to Alzheimer's Speaks Radio.  We are thrilled you are going to join us. Please know on all of our shows we love to hear from our listeners. So feel free to call in or use the chat box to talk to us.


    Today Maarten Fischer a Dutch Native who moved to Montana and will explain the concept of Dementia/Care Farms. Maarten has been involved in "Multifunctional Agriculture," including "Care Farms." In the Netherlands they are the largest sources of day programs with over 1500 farms empowering  30.000 clients on an annually.   Contact  Maarten via:  Website       Email     or call  406-752-3697


    Also joining the conversation will be Eilon Caspi Ph.D., Gerontologist & Dementia Behavior Specialist. Check his website  or his blog


    Our 2nd guest will be Constance Hanstedt author of "Don’t Leave Yet, How My Mother’s Alzheimer’s Opened My Heart," which was a named a finalist in the National Indie Excellence Awards for memoir. Contact Constance   Website        Facebook      

  • 01:04

    Universal Journeys Radio: Cornucopia of Identity - Alzheimer's Sway on Identity

    in Spirituality

    This week we'll be featuring Cornucopia of Identity - Alzheimer's Sway on Identity in lieu of "The Longest Day," a day that fundraises charity for the disease along with awareness. Donate here: https://www.facebook.com/events/377474959122379/

    Spirituality intersects with nearly every other aspect of our lives, even when we do not realize it.


    Creativity and expression are our connections to the spiritual energy many seek to understand and our identity is forged through this process. Universal Journeys seeks to help illuminate these different intersections between creativity, spirituality and identity in order to empower and enlighten.


    Donny Winter is a Teaching Assistant at the University of Central Missouri and Co-Founder of Affirmations for Bullying Victims. A movement aimed to help bully victims and anyone needing positive focus in their lives. Donny does video blogging on YouTube. And is a gay rights activist and anti-bullying advocate -- He also makes comedic videos from time to time!


    Dr. Brenda was ordained in 2002 and received her Doctorate in Metaphysics in August 2005 and for the past 17 years she has studied under the auspicious guidance of a North American Medicine Man. In 2006 she studied mediumship with Janet Nowak at the Spiritualist Community of Lily Dale, NY and in 2007 returned to Lily Dale to study spirit writing.  Through her discoveries she has found research is never ending, as new ways and new aspects of connecting with God/Goddess/Source/Spirit/Higher Power etc. is never ending.


     


    http://www.youtube.com/user/DonnyWinter



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