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Welcome to Alzheimer's Speaks Radio where all voices are welcomed to join the conversation. We love hearing from people around the world. Everyone from those diagnosed, family and friends caring for loved ones, professionals providing services, products or tools, researchers, authors, directors, producers, musicians, advocates for dementia and those that just want to learn more about the disease.
Today’s show will feature the authors of “Creative Connections™ in Dementia Care: Engaging Activities to Enhance Communication. Jennifer Brush has been working for over 20 years to change the face of dementia care in hospitals, assisted living communities, nursing homes and home care. Rev. Katie Norris is a Unitarian Universalist community minister and co-founder, with her father, of the Carolyn L. Farrell Foundation for Brain Health.
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Alzheimer’s Speaks Radio™ believes in giving voice to those afflicted with the cognitive impairment and their care partners while empowering them to live purpose filled lives. Our goal is to raise awareness, give hope, and share the real everyday life of living with dementia. We look forward to you joining us for great conversation, learning, and laughter as we maneuver this roller coaster called memory loss.
Today will will hear about a Dementia Friendly Initiative, from Memory Matters which is a community-based, non-profit organization which strives to be a center of excellence for persons with Alzheimer's and all forms of dementia and their families. They provide daycare programs, support services and education in a compassionate and dignified manner.
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Today we have Alex Guerrero, with American Elder Care Research Organization. They produce the website Payingforseniorcare.com. Alex learned the hard way about the challenges associated with caring for the elderly and finding the financial resources to pay for care and today he is going to share his secrets and tools to help you!
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Our 2nd guest will be Dr Al Powers who is known around the world for his forward thinking dementia care. His book "Dementia Beyond Drugs" took the world by storm. I can't wait to talk to him about his new book "Dementia Beyond Disease: Enhancing Well-Being." YOu can get the book at Amazon or Health Propress
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Welcome to Alzheimer's Speaks Radio where we listen to all voices on dementia.
Today we will have talk with some of the foundering members of Dementia Mentors: Gary Joseph LeBlanc, Richard Taylor, Michael Neuvirth and Harry Urban. Demetia Mentors was built to help those newly diagnosed understand their life is not over, by connecting them with a mentor who has been living with the disease himself. This is a fantastic program and resourceful website which will help people around the world. Call in and join the conversation.
Our second guest will be Dr. Koffler who is located in Miami Beach, Florida. She is the Assistant Medical Director for Alzheimer's Research and Prevention Foundation, known as ARPF. We will be talking about nutrition and why it's important to all of us!
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