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Episode 23: Brenda Roberts

https://youtu.be/N23tBidPkNY Please join our host DAA Advisory board member Paulan Gordon as she welcomes Brenda Roberts. Brenda is the Director of Quality Assurance and Education for the Michigan Assisted Living Association. Brenda talks about her involvement in helping to establish the state of Michigan's Dementia State plan. Please remember to like our videos and subscribe to our channel. You can also donate to DAA at www.daanow.org/donate. TY

2019-10-17T08:04:12-04:00October 17th, 2019|

Episode 17: Teepa Snow

https://youtu.be/bxikVGUuWzc Please join This Dementia Life host Chuck McClatchey and his guest, the dynamic dementia advocate Teepa Snow. Teepa is an incredible dementia trainer as well as a passionate advocate for proper care of people living with dementia. Please enjoy this in-depth conversation and learn how and why Teepa is so passionate about what she does. Also please do not forget to like our videos and to subscribe to our channel. Please consider a [...]

2019-10-16T14:32:34-04:00October 16th, 2019|

A Grateful Survivor

Special thanks to my dear friend and talented writer, Ron Cooper, for allowing us to reprint the following two poems from his new book. Ron was a caregiver to his mom who had dementia and is a cancer survivor who, like our dementia advocates and caregivers, is "...placing a higher value on family time, good health and the joy of making a difference in other people's lives."  Jackie P., DAA Board Chair   This [...]

2019-09-18T06:31:50-04:00September 18th, 2019|

Episode 22: Clinical Trials with Dr. Aaron Ritter

https://youtu.be/EADs9LD6DYo Please join our host, DAA Advisory Board Member Chuck McClatchey, to view his discussion on Clinical Trials with Dr. Aaron Ritter. Dr. Ritter is the Director of Clinical Trials at the Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health. He currently directs 50 different clinical trials.

2019-09-05T17:46:58-04:00September 5th, 2019|

Episode 16: David Kane

https://youtu.be/QSr-OHvW9E0 Please join our host Chuck McCLatchey and his guest David Kane. David is a life coach and shares his enthusiasm for living in the moment and enjoy all and everything around you, very helpful information for people living with the dementia and our care partners.

2019-08-31T19:47:22-04:00August 26th, 2019|

Episode 21: James Moorehead

https://youtu.be/BQfObGrJslc Physical and/or verbal abuse is a problem for many people walking the dementia journey. Dementia can cause people living with dementia to become agitated and angry and may lose their filters of right and wrong - these and other psychological changes may lead to verbal and/or physical abuse. Care partners often feel stressed, lonely and perhaps depressed; some care partners feel they need to control their care recipient's life. These factors can also [...]

2019-08-31T13:00:46-04:00August 15th, 2019|

Episode 20: Dr. Ed Shaw

https://youtu.be/97CyAQteqiE Are you ready for your doctor visit? Although I’m sure most of us are taking along our meds and other things the doctor needs, are we REALLY bringing what is best to help the doctor provide the best prognosis for our care? Are there things we could be doing to help the doctor to help us? Our host Laurie Scherrer will be talking with Dr. Ed Shaw as he shares his knowledge and [...]

2019-08-31T13:00:11-04:00July 19th, 2019|