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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
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Alzheimer's Speaks Radio was created to have honest discussions and real needs and resources for those dealing with dementia. Please feel free to call into the show or use the chat box to communicate with us during the live show. If you can't make the live show we would still love to hear your thoughts about the topic.
Today we have patient advocate, Michelle Chaffee from Minneapolis, MN with us. It was through Michelle's own family medical crisis along with her professional background that she created Alska. Michelle understood the needs of caregivers across the spectrum of care and saw the gaps in the care system, which lead to the creation of a remarkable tool that supports and empowers individuals and optimizes delivery of care. Come join us and learn how this tool might be able to assist you. You can contact Michelle via Email
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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
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Alzheimer's specialist Megan Carnarius, RN, NHA, LMT, has 25 years experience designing and running memory care settings. Megan's recently released book A Deeper Perspective on Alzheimer's and Other Dementias: Practical Tools with Spiritual Insights reflects her warmly human touch and spiritually oriented perspective working with people with dementia and their families.
(Note: Megan arrives 6 minutes into the show.)
Megan's focus is on creating quality of life for everyone touched by all forms of dementia, opening up to trust, nurturing compassion and creating a vital connection to the most beautiful aspects of what it means to be a human being. Megan helps those who have been diagnosed with some form of dementia to discover ways to live authentically in a space of loving and being loved. She views the brain as a vehicle of self-expression, in an expansive way, focusing on the healthy, well spirit residing within each and every person.
Presently the executive director of a secure memory care, assisted living residence, Megan was already managing a center in 1989 and started consulting in 1996, resulting in an award-winning memory care facility, and she continues to assist center owners as a consultant. Megan is a sought-after lecturer, professional trainer and family consultant, also serving on the Alzheimer's education committee for 15 years.
Megan's web site: MeganCarnarius.com
Program music copyrighted by Grammy award winner Larry Seyer (LarrySeyer.com), included in this podcast with his permission. Visit FrontierBeyondFear.com to learn about the inspirational outreach of this program, now in its 5th year.
World Alzheimer's day (coming up on Sept. 21), we will have George Hennawi, MD, geriatric medicine expert at MedStar Good Samaritan on 9/16 show. Questions:
What is Alzheimers? Is it hereditary, contagious,and or dangerous? What are the signs, simptoms and treatments of this disease?
Is it treatable? Is it curable?
Join the show live or listen to replay for answers
USAgainstAlzheimer's Clergy Network will be join us to discuss their new book released, “Seasons of Caring: Meditations for Alzheimer’s and Dementia Caregivers”. Joining us will be: Dr. Daniel Potts, Rabbi Steven Glazer, Dr. Richard Morgan and Lynda Everman.
Open Mic On Alzheimer's Speaks Radio - Celebrating The Holiday Season. Let your voice be heard.
Before another holiday season slips by us, we would love to hear from you. What are your struggling with during this time of year? What are you grateful for? Are you holding to your normal family traditions or have you made some adjustments?
We all know the holidays can be a beautiful and stressful time of the year. For some, it's down right depressing. Here on Alzheimer's Speaks Radio we believe it's ok to feel a variety of emotions and we want to be a safe place for people to share and support one another.
Call in at (714) 364-4757 or use the chat box to talk with us. Together, we can make a difference to improve our dementia care culture.
Looking for a great gift for someone with dementia? Check out Alzheimer's Music Connect for a variety of gifts. It's never too late to bring comfort to someone with dementia.
For more information and resource on dementia and caregiving go to Alzheimer's Speaks Resource Center.
Conversations In Care with Tami Neumann
Welcome to the radio program that refelects the power of conversation. Through this simple act, we can create a community of support, develop a course of action and begin to build the bridge to honest & Compassionate communication.
Caron Leid , Author ~ Alzheimer's - What They Forget to Tell You: A Personal Journey~~ Caron shares her story of her mother's journey throgh Alzheimer's disease. Her mother was diagnosed at the age of 57 and 14 months later her father passed away. Caron was faced with caregiving a new baby and a new business. Join us as we talk about the things that no one seems to tell you when your loved one is diagnosed.
The Fischer Report - With Tony Fischer ~ Tony brings us fresh news from the health care industry
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Welcome to Alzheimer's Speaks Radio where we listen to all voices at all levels regarding Alzheimer's disease and other dementias.
Today we are pleased to have Paula Spencer Scott, Author of Surviving Alzheimer's: Practical tips and soul-saving wisdom for caregivers.
Surviving Alzheimer's is available via Amazon.com
Paula can be reached at either website: survivingalzheimersbook.com or paulaspencerscott.com
Author Vicki Tapia author of Somebody Stole My Iron will also be with us the second half of theprogram to discuss her journey with dementia.
Email Vicki or go to her website
You can also contact her publisher via Email, Website or phone at 806.673.3901. Books can be purchased as paperback or eBooks via our website and on Amazon.
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Welcome to Alzheimer's Speaks Radio where the voice of all is heard and respected. Come join the conversation and let us hear your thoughts and ideas.
Ashley Kwong recognized a missing and very needed area in the health care industry. A Health Club for people with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias. Come learn on how and why she created "Memory & Company." You will see Ashley is a dedicated, empathetic person, who is very passionate about improving the lives of seniors, especially those with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias, dedicating her life to this cause.
Mail at: Memory & Company 100 Renfrew Dr. Suite 110, Markham Ontario, Canada L3R 9R6
Our second guests will be Karen Love co-founder and Kelly Sheets of FIT Kits® which provide Dementia Engagement Products that are research, tested and developed with the mission of helping people living with dementia to live more fully. Everyone has within them the ability to ignite the spirit in someone living with dementia.
For more information on Dementia and Caregiving go to Alzheimer's Speaks.
Alzheimer's Speaks gives voice to all dealing with dementia. Listen in and learn from some great experts in the field of dementia and home care.
Today learn why HealthStar Home Health has incorporated The "Alzheimer's Whisperer" program and how and why it works to help staff and families alike.
We talk with HealthStar representative Holly Eide, along with Dr. Verna Carlson, President and Katherine Vanderhorst, Vice-President of C&V Senior Care Specialists who developed and license the Alzheimer's Whisperer program.
For information on HealthStar Home Health or the "Alzheimer's Whisperer" program Click Here
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Welcome to Alzheimer's Speaks Radio, where we love hearing from everyone at every level regarding dementia. If you think you might make for a great guest, please contact Lori La Bey founder of Alzheimer's Speaks Resource Website.
Today we are honored to have Kerry Mills founder and president of Engaging Alzheimer's LLC. Kerry is also the co author of I Care – A Handbook for Care Partners of People with Dementia.
You can reach Kerry Mills via her website email or phone her at 914-962-0997
For additional information on Alzheimer's disease and other dementias check out www.AlzheimersSpeaks.com
Welcome to Alzheimer's Speaks Radio where we believe it's critical to raise everyones voice who is dealing with or interested in all types of dementia. We love when our audience joins the conversation, so please feel free to use the chat box and or call in live to talk to us.
Today we are lucky to have Tryn Rose Seley, founder of Caregiver Heart with us to review the Latest Films & Documentaries About Alzheimer's and Caregiving
Come and join the conversation. We would love to hear your thoughts. Her is the list of films we plan on talking about.
"The Genius of Marian"
"I Remember Better When I Paint"
Do you know of other great films? If so please share with us.
Contact Tryn Rose Seley
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Check out her book "15 Minutes of Fame: One Photo Does Wonders"
The book is available on her website, on amazon.com for Kindle, Barnes & Noble for Nook, and printed copies at
For more information on Dementia and Caregiving go to Alzheimer's Speaks Resource Website