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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 


     

  • 00:29

    Human Connection and Music in Caregiving

    in Health

    Join me in conversation with Ron Gregory the Founder of Alzheimer's Music Connect as he shares his story of caregiving and how he is helping caregivers and those with Alzheimer's to connect through music.  Ron will share with us some great tips to creating a great connection with the perosn you are caring for

  • 01:01

    I Forgot, did you say I had Alzheimer’s ?

    in Health

    Alzheimer’s disease may be a case of mistaken identity. The immune systems of mice injected with E-coli and salmonella are triggered by “Amyloids “ or, what is known as curli fibrils, fiber-like structures consisting of curli proteins that allow bacteria to stick to host tissue and to each other and form colonies where they can erroneously interact with other cell components.


    What did you say?  I mean that this creates inflammation and inflammation creates disease, one of them being Alzheimer’s disease and we have suggestions that you might choose to help you get back to good health. Mind you now, we have suggestions and not prescriptions, just letting the FDA know, so they don't show up with the hand cuffs.Tune in for the rest of the story at 7:PM est Wednesday May 27, 2015

  • 02:01

    Parents With Dementia, Love Letters and Living On The Edge Of Life

    in Caregiving

    Alzheimer's Speaks Radio is thrilled to have our two Authors on the show today.  Both with unique perspectives filled with inspiration and hope that focus on our relationships.


    The first hour, we will be talking with the Author of the Alzheimer's Daughter, Jean Lee.  She wrote her book because it was the type of book she needed to read while on her own caregiving journey, but couldn't find. Join the conversation and learn more about this tender and truthful story which offers its readers solace and comfort.


    Email Jean         Follow her on Twitter @JeanLee18  


    Visit the Alzheimer’s Daughter blog      Alzheimer’s Daughter Facebook page


    Our second guest will be Richard Morgan an Author of 18 books, but today we will be discussing his book, AT THE EDGE OF LIFE; Conversations when Death is Near. Richard is a “retired” hospice chaplain and currently volunteers doing hospice work.  We would love for you to join the conversation! 


    Email Richard        Check out Richard's Website        Phone Richard at: 724-864-4205


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  • 01:30

    Healing Conversations with Mildred Lynn McDonald - Dealing with Dementia

    in Caregiving

    "According to the World Health Organization (WHO), the total number of people with DEMENTIA worldwide in 2015 is estimated at 47.5 million. The total number of new cases of dementia each year worldwide is nearly 7.7 million, implying 1 new case every 4 seconds. The number of people with dementia is expected to increase to 75.6 million in 2030 and 135.5 million in 2050". Think about it. These are BIG numbers and most of us, in one way or another, will be impacted by dementia in our lifetime. 


    To help us to help us understand what these numbers mean to us and our loves ones on a community level, we have invited CATHERINE SHEPHERD, Cape Breton - Education and Outreach, Alzheimer's Society of Nova Scotia, to the table.  


    I first met Catherine about two months ago when my family was trying to deal with a loved one’s diagnosis of dementia. Quite honestly, we were afraid and looking for guidance and support. From the get go, Catherine stepped into the fire, met us where we were, and offered step-by-step guidance, knowledge and reassurance at a time when all three were in short supply.  I was very touched by this timely gift (for she was a gift!) and decided to dedicate this show to helping her share a message of hope, coping and perspective for those on a life altering journey called "dementia". Thank you Catherine for doing this beautiful work!


    WEEKLY ROUND TABLE with HiC Luttmers, John  Carosella and Mildred Lynn: If you could go back in time, what advice would you give to your 20-year-old self in the areas of love, money, health, career and life? Get ready for a fun, energetic discussion!

  • 01:02

    Spasmodic Dysphonia: Unmasking the Mystery

    in Health

    Guests: Kimberly Kuman, Charles (Charlie) Reavis, and James (Jim) Anderson


    Kimberly Kuman, has served as the Executive Director of the National Spasmodic Dysphonia Association since 2005. She joined the Dystonia Medical Research Foundation in 1992, and served as Director of Operations for the Alexian Neurosciences Institute in 2002, where she managed the Movement Disorders and Alzheimer’s clinics.


    Charlie holds degrees in electrical and industrial engineering, with a vast career in telecommunications and management. He was diagnosed with adductor spasmodic dysphonia (SD) in 2001 and receiving his first Botox treatment soon after diagnosis. He joined the National Spasmodic Dysphonia Association as a Board member in 2002, and in 2010, he was elected as President.


    Jim is a 51 year old retired firefighter, who recently obtained his Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting. His symptoms of adductor SD began during his senior year in high school, and his first Botox treatment was received at the Greater Baltimore Medical Clinic. Jim has been active in community politics, and also co-leader of the Tampa Bay SD support group. Jim helps to organize an annual fundraiser and works to increase awareness among the public and professionals about appropriate diagnosis and treatment for persons with SD.


    As always, YOU can join the discussion by calling in on the toll free number, sending an email or tweet.


    Listen, learn, and join the discussion. Call toll free: (888) 787-5265 or SKYPE (Press 1 on your phone keypad to speak to the host). Email your confidential question to info@voiceaerobicsdvd.com or send a tweet: @voiceaerobics#spasmodicdysphonia

  • 01:21

    Dementia Can It Really Be a Gift?

    in Caregiving

    Alzheimer's Speaks Radio was launched to connect people to wonderful resources, perspectives and support around the world.  Come and join the conversation or just listen in.  All episodes are archived if you can't make the live show.


    Listen to the conversation I have with Maggie La Tourelle, a writer, therapist and teacher who has worked in the field of holistic health care for over thirty years.  Her thoughts and insights after caring for her own mother with dementia are interesting to say the least.  Her book, "The Gift of Alzheimer's - New Insights into the Potential in Alzheimer’s and its Care ," is wonderful and shows a side to the disease many don't think is possible.  Come join the conversation.  I promise it will be interesting and enlightening!  Please note this show is a replay.


    The Gift of Alzheimer's Website


    Maggies general website


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


    Click Here for more information on Dementia and Caregiving

  • 01:01

    Special Edition with NYTIMES BEST SELLING AUTHOR VINCENT ZANDRI

    in Lifestyle

    The show will heat up as author Vincent Zandri and host Fran Lewis talk about his latest release: EVERYTHING BURNS!


    When Reece Johnston was a boy, a fire destroyed his home, killing his mother and brothers while leaving him scarred for life. It also kindled something dark inside him: an irresistible attraction to flames in all their terrifying, tantalizing power. But after two failed arson attempts—and two trips to the mental ward—he was finally able to put down the matches and pick up the pieces.


    With a career as a bestselling crime writer going strong, Reece is working to fix his broken marriage to Lisa and be there for their preteen daughter, Anna. He’s not just dealing with his own demons; there’s a world of deadly hurt bearing down on him in the form of the jealous rival he’s bested in literature and love, who’s determined to see Reece crash…and burn. But a guy like Reece knows how to take the heat. And thanks to his lifelong friendship with fire, he also knows how to bring it. When the fire rages within him who will be there to put out the final flame before it's too late!


     


    Join me in the chat room with this great author to talk about how he created the title, why he chose arson as this topic and what happens when a best selling author finds himself falling prey to a psychopathic killer.


     


    Fran Lewis: Author of: The Vanishing Mind of Ruth Swerdloff: IN HER OWN WORDS: an alzheimer's suffer's journal.


     


     


     

  • 01:21

    Can Dementia Really Be A Gift?

    in Caregiving

    Alzheimer's Speaks Radio was launched to connect people to wonderful resources, perspectives and support around the world.  Come and join the conversation or just listen in.  All episodes are archived if you can't make the live show.


    Listen to the conversation I have with Maggie La Tourelle, a writer, therapist and teacher who has worked in the field of holistic health care for over thirty years.  Her thoughts and insights after caring for her own mother with dementia are interesting to say the least.  Her book, "The Gift of Alzheimer's - New Insights into the Potential in Alzheimer’s and its Care ," is wonderful and shows a side to the disease many don't think is possible.  Come join the conversation.  I promise it will be interesting and enlightening!  Please note this show is a replay.


    The Gift of Alzheimer's Website


    Maggies general website


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


    Click Here for more information on Dementia and Caregiving

  • 00:30

    Mariana Llanos and The Staircase on Pine Street on Tell Me a Story

    in Culture

    Mariana Llanos is a Peruvian-born writer based in Oklahoma giving voice to the many characters in her head. She has 5 children’s books to her credit (3 of them in Spanish) and works with children all over using virtual technology. Let’s introduce you to her remarkable book, The Staircase on Pine Street (a smart girl, a treasure, a mystery and a grandfather with Alzheimer’s disease) Illustrations by Kate Gattey. Let your heart be touched and your eyes opened to the story that allows us to understand many points of view regarding Alzheimer’s. CONNECT with Mariana Llanos at www.marianallanos.com   Tell Me a Story is a presentation of The Magic Happens Radio Network www.themagichappens.com

  • 01:20

    The Gift of Alzheimer's - Yes You Read that Right!

    in Caregiving

    Alzheimer's Speaks Radio was launched to connect people to wonderful resources, perspectives and support around the world.  Come and join the conversation or just listen in.  All episodes are archived if you can't make the live show.


    Today we are honored to have with us a Maggie La Tourelle, a writer, therapist and teacher who has worked in the field of holistic health care for over thirty years.  I can't wait to have her share her thoughts after caring for her own mother with dementia.  Her book, "The Gift of Alzheimer's - New Insights into the Potential in Alzheimer’s and its Care ," is wonderful and shows a side to the disease many don't think is possible.  Come join the conversation.  I promise it will be interesting and enlightening!


    The Gift of Alzheimer's Website


    Maggies general website


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


    Click Here for more information on Dementia and Caregiving


     


     

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