Dementia

Betsy Wurzel’s Guest on Chatting with Betsy is Marcia Burr, an Advocate, and an expert on being a Dementia Caregiver. The discussion is on the Life Raft, COVID and Caregiving, and grieving during holidays. What has the Life Raft been up to during the Pandemic?  Grieving during the holidays can be so painful, listen to how Marcia speaks about grieving. How did the motto “Refuse to Sink” come to be?  These questions and more are […]

  Betsy Wurzel’s guest on Chatting with Betsy is Jolene Hil, creator of  Your Life Talks. Jolene Hill is providing an amazing app “Your life talks” which is available on Apple Store, Google Play Store, or YourLifeTalks.com.  This app will be a great way to start a conversation about your loved one’s life history and their end of life wishes. The questions to ask are very informative and Your Life Story is to know the […]

Michael is married to Janet who has Huntington’s disease and dementia; he wasn’t prepared to be Janet’s caregiver, but he has learned a lot in the last 12 years. This week he talks about how relationships, perspectives, and relationships change when your partner has a progressive, terminal disease. Join us for this interview with Michael who has many insights to offer regarding being a care partner to a terminally ill spouse. Please join in and […]

  A ketogenic drink that provides fuel for the brain may help people with mild cognitive impairment Betsy Wurzel’s guest on Chatting with Betsy is  Stephen Cunnane, a professor, and researcher at the Université de Sherbrooke and the Centre de recherche sur le vieillissement du CIUSSS de l’Estrie-CHUS. ” Professor Cunnane has been interested in the benefits of ketones as a source of energy for the brain. His efforts have paid off, as his research […]

Betsy Wurzel’s guest today is Lizette Cloete, “Think Different” Dementia, Dementia Consultant, and Cognitive Wellness Coach. Some information for Lizette Cloete: Lizette Cloete graduated from the University of Pretoria, South Africa in 1992 as an Occupational Therapist. She is the owner of “Think Different” Dementia, a company she established to teach people to think differently about dementia. She strives to help families decrease the effects of dementia. As a diplomat daughter, she has lived in […]


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