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 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 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|

Episode 19: Tammy Pozerycki

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 [...]

2019-08-30T17:18:04-04:00June 6th, 2019|

Episode 18: John Wood

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.

2019-08-30T17:17:23-04:00May 16th, 2019|

Episode 17: Gary LeBlanc

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 [...]

2019-08-31T12:59:13-04:00May 4th, 2019|