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Because Hope Matters Radio

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Because Hope Matters Talk Radio provides a network of hope and support for families journeying through cancer, Alzheimer's, deployment and more. Co-hosts Maryann Makekau and Rob Harris bring listeners dynamic interviews, heart-felt conversations, and a wealth of information every Monday evening at 7PM EST. From Pulitzer Prize winning journalists and passionate entrepreneurs to leading researchers and medical experts, this radio show is sparking a loyal following of hopeful listeners worldwide! Visit your co-hosts after the show on their websites, YouTube, Twitter, Facebook and Pinterest by clicking the Show Extras button at the bottom of this page.

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The International Caregivers Association (ICA) creates and delivers effective caregiving solutions to benefit not only patients, but also families, homecare workers, hospital staff, and long-term care employees. ICA for Alzheimer's and... more

Lately, we hear more about helping our military members transition. With nearly a million projected to enter the civilian world in a 5-year span, "opportunity" is going to be the key word. Organizations are cropping up to assist the troops in... more

When life is wrapped around impending loss, it can be hard to think about things that make you stop, laugh and have fun. Laughter is truly medicine, however. In fact, it lowers stress, increases serotonin (feel good hormone) in the brain,... more

There are more than 200 different types of cancer and it can develop in any of 60 different organs within the body. There are three main types of mesothelioma; a rare cancer of the protective lining that covers many of the internal organs of... more

With nearly one million veterans set to transition into civilian life over the next five years, Steve Maieli's mission and insight will no doubt continue to be of help to countless veterans. He's written extensively about the separation process and... more

What if we could change the experience -- and perhaps the progression -- of Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia by redesigning the environment? What if a bridge literally existed between design and perception? According to... more

Kathy LaTour, Editor at Large of CURE Magazine, returns for the CURE quarterly feature. While the care plan is understandably aimed at the patient, it's the caregivers who take on duties that often mirror healthcare professionals.... more

Caregivers are frequently so busy caring for others they risk neglecting their own physical, emotional, and spiritual health. The demands of caregiving can become overwhelming and lead to burnout. The symptoms of burnout are similar to the... more

The words "you have cancer" conjure up lots of emotions, with the most common ones being fear and anxiety. Yet, there are far more powerful ones that if given a voice can be life-altering, for the person diagnosed and everyone around them.... more

Veterans can learn to express the most unspeakable tragic experiences of war -- that is Travis Martin's heart-work. Travis served two tours of duty in Iraq with the Army. He's now the President and Editor-in-Chief of the all volunteer non-profit... more
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