https://youtu.be/fYmjDirOjkw Join our host Chuck McClatchey with his guest Dr. Tabassum Majid who is the executive director of the InterGrace Institute whose mission is to educate and empower our families, residents and colleagues to tell their story and turn it into data that can transform lives. In official terms, they do this by advancing transformational neurocognitive care practices through person-centered research and education.
https://youtu.be/RsyYzBYVdoU DAA Board member Mike Belleville has a terrific discussion with Tammy Pozerycki about the Dementia friendly movement. Tammy is the owner and trainer of Alternatives in Alzheimer's care. www.alternativesinalzheimerscare.com Her inspiration is her Grandmother Ruth who lived with Alzheimer’s disease. The quality of life of the person living with dementia depends upon the caregiver. The mission of Alternatives in Alzheimer’s Care is to improve the quality of life for people living with dementia [...]
https://youtu.be/fqcL_RfHmwQ This dementia Life host Chuck McClatchey delves into the world of 3D technology with his guest Mandy Salomon, Ph.D. co-founder and CEO of Mentia, Inc. Mandy talks about their ground-breaking care companion tool, Deva WorldTM, which is a 3D digital world filled with activities that support commonly expressed needs like a sense of belonging, a sense of independence, and the ability to express a life well-lived – all of which get depleted by Alzheimer’s [...]
https://youtu.be/x0WG2M4KsXo This week we are excited to have John Wood join us to talk about the The Benefit of Art Through Dementia. John’s beautiful art has been an inspiration to many people exploring ways to calm the frustration of living with dementia.
https://youtu.be/ByUOyrm9RnE Please enjoy this wonderful discussion with our DAA Advisory Board member Chuck McClatchey as he talks with Kristine Theurer. Kristine developed the The Java Music Club in Canada which is now becoming very popular in the United States! The name of the group may surprise you with what they are actually all about and the impact that it has had on so many people.
https://youtu.be/PZfTAK1fFxo This week we are excited to have Gary Joseph LeBlanc join us to talk about the Dementia Mentors Program. This program is essential for people newly diagnosed to be able to chat one-on-one with someone who is also living with dementia. The Dementia Mentors Program has inspired many people living with dementia to reach out to others socially and get involved with other forms of advocacy. After we view the podcast with Gary [...]
https://youtu.be/qBoEjRkY4_4 Enjoy this very insightful discussion on spirituality with our host DAA Advisory board member Laurie Scherrer and Rev. Kathy Fogg Berry. Rev. Berry has offered the “When Words Fail” seminar for clergy and lay leaders throughout Virginia and she speaks regionally and nationally about spirituality and dementia.