Chatting with Betsy

Betsy Wurzel’s guest on Chatting with Betsy is Kelly Bone and the discussion on the genetic testing done that revealed she had two APOE4 genes and the diagnosis for Early Onset Dementia. Kelly speaks about how she is taking care of herself as best as possible, but at some point, decisions will have to be made when the quality of life changes for her.  End of life decisions can be a controversial subject but is […]

Betsy Wurzel speaks with Maureen Spittlehouse about Advocacy and the Family System. The Family System has very little support and some families are part of the problem and not the solution.   Maureen speaks at the time of her Mother issues and finally, the diagnosis was given.  There was very little information about Dementia at the time of her journey as a caregiver which was about 15 years ago. Maureen speaks about the medication that was […]

Chatting with Betsy Show- Today’s Interview is with Krista Mesenbrink, Certified Music Therapist.  Krista discusses how music therapy provides helps to your loved one.   Music can calm someone and brings memories, feelings, and the sensation it provides. Music Therapy could be beneficial for older adults with various types of dementia.  How music therapy is a connection for you and your loved one. To listen to this interview with Betsy Wurzel and Krista Mesenbrink on how […]

  This is the continuing Advocate Series that Betsy is providing.  This is the opportunity to share and talk about being a caregiver.  This episode on Chatting with Betsy will be speaking Barbara Stewart, Author of the Caregivers Guidebook.    How to navigate the hospital setting.  When you are in a Doctors what do you talk about?  We all get overwhelmed as a caregiver and this book will be a very beneficial guide for you.  […]

  Betsy Wurzel is Interviewing Goerge Ackerman on how and why he became an Advocate for his Mother Sharon Riff Ackerman. George started Together for Sharon in memory of his mother Sharon Riff Ackerman who had Parkison Disease.   George wanted to raise awareness and Band together to find a cure.  There is much information on this audio, I hope you will listen and if you have any comments, to contact George Ackerman. For more information […]


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