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  • 00:36

    Music Therapy Research 2025

    in Health

    The American Music Therapy Association (AMTA)  hosted, “IMPROVING ACCESS AND QUALITY: MUSIC THERAPY RESEARCH 2025” (MTR 2025) July 16-18, 2015. This was a working symposium sponsored by AMTA to recommend guidance for future research in music therapy. The meeting was comprised of invited speakers and delegates. Interested music therapy professionals were invited to attend this meeting as general attendees and observers.Dr. Meganne Masko and Annette Whitehead-Pleaux were able to attend this symposium and will join me to share what they experienced at #MTR2025 on Wednesday, July 29, 2015 at 1:00 pm CDT.

  • New and exciting research on nutrients and botanicals

    in Health

    Dana Laake and her special guest Alan Miller, ND, will discuss new and exciting research on nutrients and botanicals.


    Dr. Miller is a 1989 graduate of Bastyr University and a well-known clinician and educator who has lectured at medical conferences nationally and internationally. He has been a member of Thorne Research’s Medical Affairs team since 1994. As an author and researcher, Alan has published over 20 articles in the peer-reviewed journal Alternative Medicine Review. He is Chief Medical Editor of the book Alternative Medicine Review Monogrophs, Volume One and is a contributing author to the Textbook of Natural Medicine.

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 01:02

    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.

  • 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

  • 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      

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