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  • 01:01

    Using Research

    in Education

    We will discuss how to effectively use research to reach a successful outcome.


    As usual, we will also discuss two delicious recipes for sharing. The "safe" recipe will be Asian Noodle Chicken with Vegetables, and the "adventure" recipe will be Moroccan Spice Fish.

  • 02:00

    The ABC's of Dementia Awareness, Care and Support

    in Caregiving

    Our first guest will be Mary Crescenzo, who provides professional development training for staff in the implementation of quality arts programming with those with Alzheimers, and facilitates for caregivers. Mary is also an award winning playwright whose drama, Planet A, about Alzheimers, has been staged in New York throughout the U.S..


    Contact Mary via Facebook at: ABC Approach to Alzheimers Awareness and Care Through the Arts  


    Our second guests will be Vicky Ruppert cared for her husband for 19 years with Alzheimer’s of the familial variety (APOE4)and Ann Henderberg who cared for her husband with Lewy body disease for 7 years. Together they joined forces to support one another and have written a book titled, "Singing In The Rain: Weathering The Storm of Dementia With Humor, Love, & Patience.


    People can contact us via email


    The book is  is available on  Amazon  or their website


    Check Facebook for Victoria Ruppert 


    Alzheimer's Speaks Radio is proud to raise all voices regarding dementia.  If you have an opinion we would love to hear it.  Call in and join the conversation or use your chat box to communicate with us.  If you think you should be a guest contact Lori La Bey.


    Check out Alzheimer's Speaks for Dementia and Caregiving


    Join an Alzheimer’s disease clinical trial today. 

  • 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

  • 00:35

    Episode 1060: Research to Tactics

    in Training

    This radio show will discuss all of the research conducted with the fire service by the UL Firefighter Safety Research Institute.  Guests from fire departments that have served on the technical panels of the research will share their perspectives and how they have incorporated the results into their departments.

    Host Steve Kerber is the Director of the UL Firefighter Safety Research Institute. He has led fire service research and education in the areas of ventilation, structural collapse, and fire dynamics. A 13-year veteran of the fire service, with most of his service at the College Park Fire Department in Prince George's County Maryland where he served at ranks up through Deputy Chief.  He currently serves on the Advisory Board of Fire Engineering and the Fire Department Instructors Conference.  Steve has also been appointed to the rank of Honorary Battalion Chief by the FDNY.

  • 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

  • 01:02

    Dementia Friendly Products and Collaborations

    in Caregiving

    Join Alzheimer's Speaks Radio today for a conversation about a new product coming to market called "Droplet." Sohan Japa, Co-founder and leader of business development and operations will be with us, along with Joshua Newth, Co-founder and leading engineering and product development.  This is an exciting new product with a variety of uses for everybody.  You can learn more about Droplet by watching this 2 minute video


    Website


    Sohan Japa can be reached by email


    Joshua Newth can be reached by email


    We will also discuss the city of Roseville, MN an their kickoff event to become dementia aware and friendly.  If you are aware of other dementia friendly programs and services please call in and tell us about them.


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


    Go to AlzheimersSpeaks.com for more information on dementia and caregiving.

  • 01:08

    Creating Dementia Friendly Communities - The Purple Cities Initiative

    in Caregiving

    Come and join us for a fabulous conversation on creating Dementia Communities.  Kathy Broggy will be our guest and has been the lead on developing the Purple Cities Alliance in Texas.  Check out all they are doing!  www.purplecities.org                  Contact kathy by Email                Phone: 865 219-6968  
    Alzheimer's Speaks Radio is proud to raise all voices regarding dementia.  If you have an opinion we would love to hear it.  Call in and join the conversation or use your chat box to communicate with us.  If you think you should be a guest contact Lori La Bey.
    Check out Alzheimer's Speaks for Dementia and Caregiving
    Join an Alzheimer’s disease clinical trial today. 

  • 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      

  • 00:42

    Cutting Edge Research in Geriatrics - UNT Health Science Center

    in Women

    In today’s segment, I’ll be joined by Drs. Janice Knebl and Meharvan Singh from the University of North Texas Health Science Center.  We’ll be talking about how research has identified the potential for hormones like estrogen and progesterone as being important in maintaining a healthy brain. However, this topic is not without its controversy, so my guests will also be addressing factors that may predict whether hormones may or may not be good for the brain. In addition, we will also talk about what ongoing research is being done to ensure that doctors provide menopausal and post-menopausal women with as many viable options as possible to help maintain health and wellness as they age.


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  • 01:23

    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!

  • 01:01

    The Trail — age 61 — diagnosed dementia?

    in Family

    CareGiverStory, is proud to have as our very special guest, Kevin O'Brien — entrepreneur, filmmaker, son, brother and a caregiver to his father. The moment I spoke with Kevin —I immediately wanted to interview him, and his family to share their amazing story.  About family  love..


    Bio: Born in 1989, Kevin O'Brien enjoyed 20 years in a healthy home, under the wing of his parents Sandra and Michael O'Brien. In 2009, at the age of 61, his father was diagnosed with early onset frontotemporal lobe dementia. As the year passed, Michael's cognition decreased, and the caregiving responsibilities Kevin shared with his brother, Connor O'Brien, and his mother, increased. Those years also saw Kevin graduated CSULB with a degree in Political Science, work four years at the public affairs firm GrassrootsLab, and leap into the entertainment industry with a contractual position at NBCUniversal. Kevin now spends his time looking for his next professional avenue and working to produce The Trail, a short film that seeks to chronicle the period of time between his father's diagnosis and his 5150, a psychotic break that his father experienced, one that required his medication and speed his need for round-the-clock care.


    Kevin O'Brien
    Phone: 562.256.5874
    Email: kmobrien8989@gmail.com
    Film Homepage: http://thetrail5150.tumblr.com/

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