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.
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 [...]
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 [...]
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/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/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.