Wondering where to start with that Social Security Disability claim? Wondering what to include or not include when it comes to your medical records? What is a ‘compassionate allowance’? Join host John Richard Pagan in this informative interview with Attorney John Tucker as he shares his experience in helping others file and get their benefits resolved with the least possible frustration.
Medicare questions? In this Professional Insights Podcast, Michigan Medicare Coordinator, Jo Murphy discusses many aspects of Medicare, Medicap, and Advantage Plans. What are the major components? Possible benefits to help pay for Medicare, Difference between plans. Join our host Paulan Gordon uncover some of the Medicare mysteries.
Do your symptoms match the type of dementia you were diagnosed with? Have your symptoms changed, causing you to question your original diagnosis? In this podcast, Matt Sharp from AFTD (The Association for Fronto-Temporal Degeneration) discusses the importance of confirming a diagnosis. Please remember to like our video and subscribe to our channel.
In this podcasts, Elder Law Attorney, Rosemary Buhl, and host Laurie Scherrer explore some important questions regarding documentation needed after diagnosis, including: When am I considered no longer competent and who declares this? How do I protect myself and my family? What documents are imperative for me to have while I am still competent? What happens if I DON’T make these decisions myself?
Our host Paulan Gordon has a very educational conversation with our guest speaker, Rebecca Hobbs, Esquire, CELA. In this podcast, Rebecca explains the role and importance of an Elder Law Attorney for people living with dementia. What is an Elder Law Attorney? I’m not old, why do I need an Elder Law Attorney?
Do you know the best steps to improve or maintain your brain health? In this insightful interview, Advisory Board member, Chuck McClatchey joins Katurah Hartley to examine the Six Pillars of Brain Health and the importance of each. Katurah is the Project Manager at the Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health. Her interest in dementia began when “Kat” was six years old and spent time with her grandparents who had dementia.
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.
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 recipients life. These factors can also lead to verbal and/or physical abuse. This week we are privileged to have James Moorhead join us to discuss Physical & Verbal Abuse. After we view the podcast with James, we will open the session for questions and discussions. “J.R.” Pagan will be your host as we explore the symptoms, causes and some solutions to abusive behavior.
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 is the inspiration for what I do today. Ruth 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 by educating, teaching, and inspiring compassionate and competent personal and professional caregivers.
This week we are excited to have Gary Joseph LeBlanc join us to take 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. Beginning in 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.
Please join our host DAA Advisory board member Laurie Scherrer as she discusses Banning Psychotic Drugs for dementia care with Dr. Al Power. G. Allen Power, MD is a board certified internist and geriatrician, and newly named Schlegel Chair in Aging and Dementia Innovation at the Schlegel—U. Waterloo Research Institute for Aging in Ontario, Canada. He is also clinical associate professor of medicine at the University of Rochester, New York, a Fellow of the American College of Physicians / American Society for Internal Medicine, and an international educator on transformational models of care for older adults, particularly those living with changing cognitive abilities.
Our host Chuck McClatchley has a wonderful discussion about the importance of exercise with Cathy Ciolek. Cathy Ciolek has been a physical therapist for 30 years and board certified as a Geriatric Clinical Specialist since 1996. She is a Certified Dementia Practitioner (CDP) and Certified Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia Care Trainer (CADDCT) by the National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners.
Our host DAA Advisory Board member Chuck McClatchey is joined by the Dr. Daniel Potts. They talk about “The Voice of People Living with Dementia at Conferences” and why it’s so important and how it changed Dr. Potts life and career! Dr. Potts is a Coauthor of A Pocket Guide for the Alzheimer’s Caregiver and one of Maria Shriver’s Architects of Change, neurologist Daniel C. Potts champions life-affirming care for those living with Alzheimer’s disease/Dementia and their care partners.
Please join our host Laurie Scherrer as she has a very informational conversation about “Medicare” with Howard Gleckman. Howard is a Senior Fellow at the Urban and Brookings Institute, author of the book “Caring for our Parents”, a columnist for Forbes.com, and serves on numerous boards.
Please join our host Laurie Scherrer as she has a wonderful discussion with Jayne Clairmont, Owner/Care Consultant of English Rose Suites. They discuss what is important to look for and ask about when looking into a Care facility for a loved one. There is extremely helpful information, so don’t miss this episode! Please remember to like the video and subscribe to our YouTube channel.
Enjoy this Professional Insights Podcast with our host Paulan Gordon. Paulan has a very interesting conversation with Dr. Nancy Emerson Lombardo about the importance of Cognitive Health and Nutrition. Dr. Emerson Lombardo is the Founder and President, HealthCare Insights, LLC and Brain Health and Wellness Center® Developer of Memory Preservation Nutrition® and an Adjunct Research Assistant Professor of Neurology.
Our host Laurie Scherrer interviews Associate Attorney Rebecca Hobbs who will be sharing her expertise in Special Needs Trust and Custodial Accounts.
Professional Insights is a monthly video podcast hosted by DAA Advisory Board members living with dementia. Today our guest speaker is Jaqueline Garrick discussing benefits available to veterans living with Dementia.