Some listeners may not even be aware that these elements exist. Lisa explains why she refers to them as the “hidden or secret faces” of brain disease. Also, Lisa tells two deeply personal stories and explains how each story illustrates a surprising behavior.
Lisa and Alexis discuss just how magical and powerful music is to those with cognitive decline and they share several true-to-life stories with the audience based on their personal experiences.
The workstation and props are set up to re-create activities that a person suffering from Alzheimer’s or dementia connected within their youth such as office tasks, pet care, cooking and baking, or gardening.
11 key factors that can contribute to a person’s risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease and measures one can take to lower their risk. The study also revealed that the study results have allowed scientists to develop a tool that can predict whether someone…
Probably the most difficult challenge for family members and caregivers to overcome is the ability to understand what people who are living with dementia are trying to tell them, especially when they can no longer articulate their wants and needs the way they…
She shares with us her harrowing story about her long legal battle to try to regain her mother’s independence after being diagnosed with dementia and was then subsequently isolated from having any contact with her family.
Dr. DeLon Canterbury discusses why he left his job at a “chain pharmacy “, and shared the story of his grandmother who was overprescribed medications, and how we must advocate for ourselves and our loved ones.
This is a must-listen episode for anyone who occasionally misplaces car keys and wonders if it’s normal aging or a sign of dementia!
Jodi and Betsy discuss how important it is to plan ahead of a crisis, the importance of educating yourself, and why it is beneficial to seek assistance for planning for placement and living your best life while aging!