“What’s News”, Lisa brings you some exciting news about a new drug that the pharmaceutical company, Biogen, is testing that could be a game-changer in the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease, so be sure to listen!
Host Lisa Skinner tells a deeply personal story of her first experience seeing the impacts of brain disease on a loved one, her grandmother.
“These patient groups were long ignored by a pharmaceutical industry that judged them too small to provide a return on the investment needed to develop an effective remedy. Yet these “orphaned” diseases collectively caused misery and expense, often far greater than did more…
“The Proactive Caregiver book will inform, educate, and encourage you to embrace the emotional challenges by allowing personal growth to transform and enrich your life. When your loved ones begin to lose time and memories or become combative, you must be prepared to…
“This is the story of Carolyn’s mother, her dementia, and how they navigated her journey together. Your loved one may not force-feed stuffed animals vanilla pudding or burn their neighbor’s mail as Fay did, but if you’re living through the sad realities of…
In memory of her husband, Matthew Sloan who was her inspiration for getting into her car to raise awareness of Alzheirmiers!
Daisy and Betsy discuss how important it is to share our stories and learn from each other! They both discussed how important it is to personalize this disease with names and faces!
Susan discussed how frustrating it was to get diagnosed. She was aware that something was wrong but no doctors believed her. Something about her memory was a miss but her concerns fell on deaf ears.
Marcia discusses Elder Options and what they do to help Elders and Caregivers.
COPSA offers many different support groups for the Caregivers during caregiving and after caregiving.