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EXPLORING DIFFERENT BRAINS is a weekly interview show hosted by neurodiversity advocate Harold "Hackie" Reitman, MD., and presented by DifferentBrains.com. Join us as we speak with some of the most interesting people involved in autism, Asperger's, dyslexia, ADHD, OCD, down syndrome, and any condition that can be considered "neurodiverse." From doctors to judges, teachers to caregivers, scientists to advocates, parents to kids, neurodiverse to neurotypical, we want to tell any story that can ...
 
Made Visible is a podcast that gives a voice to people with invisible illnesses. This podcast aims to change the conversation around invisible illnesses, helping those who experience them —whether as patients, caregivers, or friends or family members — feel more seen and heard.
 
A podcast providing information, inspiration and motivation for living your best life with Multiple Sclerosis. Join us for interviews with doctors, research scientists, patients, legislators, insurers, neuropsychologists, authors, caregivers, and a long list of others in our pursuit of answers. Learn to speak to this disease as it deserves – tell it “FUMS” everyday!
 
Powered by Family Caregivers of British Columbia and hosted by Bill Israel, "Caregivers Out Loud" will explore the ways in which the role of a caregiver can be both rewarding, while also emotionally, psychologically, and physically taxing. By sharing stories of caregivers and insight from community experts, we bring you perspective and connection, and ensure that you have support and balance from inspired caregivers, who are caregiving out loud. Please share this podcast with family and frie ...
 
I’m a CASA - a Court Appointed Special Advocate volunteer for youth in foster care. In the same way a CASA works, I explore all things in the foster care maze by talking to kids, parents, caregivers, attorneys, social workers, therapists, members of community and social programs...anybody and everybody who will speak to me to keep the conversation open and the information flowing about all things CASA––to give a forum to help people understand what it's like to have a lived foster care exper ...
 
Learn Spanish with Doorway to Mexico, a fun language learning podcast for intermediate and advanced Spanish students. In our first 22 episodes, we listened to native Mexican Spanish teacher Paulina and her real-life students as they traveled through Mexico exploring the country's rich language and diverse cultural history. Now they’re back together again, interacting in Spanish with friends, work colleagues and other native Spanish speakers in their own neighborhoods. Not just for tourists, ...
 
Listen to the incomparable therapist Esther Perel counsel real couples as they reveal the most intimate, personal, and complicated details of the conflicts that have brought them to her door. This season, she takes on open marriage, racism inside an extended family, coming out in a religious home, and chronic infidelity, among other delicate dynamics. Esther creates a space for us to hear our own lives and struggles articulated in the stories of others. So....where should we begin?
 
Join Rosaria Kozar, the mother of a warrior, as she interviews oncologists, pediatricians, survivors, parents, and other applicable organizations in the pediatric cancer world. If you need support as a caregiver or are just curious about childhood cancer, this is the show for you. Living With Scanxiety: Cancer Podcast discusses more than scans; it covers life during treatment and post-treatment. Subscribe, and I hope you will get some much-needed support from the show. Rosaria's mission is t ...
 
Alzheimer’s Speaks Radio is about "Sound Information, Not Sound Bites." We are true talk radio with a mission to raise all voices around the world - big and small. From, a person diagnosed with a form of dementia or MCI, to family and friends, care partners, authors, researchers, support services, education, entertainment, advocacy work, to technology platforms, devices and support; all voices are welcome to have an interesting and respectful conversation with our host Lori La Bey. Alzheimer ...
 
Welcome to the Speaking of Phenomenal Podcast. I'm your host, Amy Boyle an Internationally published photographer and entrepreneur. For the last two years I have shined a light on weekly stories through the 52 Phenomenal Women project, a social platform and community celebrating women for what makes them phenomenal right now. Spoiler alert, we don't raise our hands often enough to celebrate our unique qualities that we make us who we are. Yes, you guessed it... Phenomenal! What I know for su ...
 
Caregivers Speak! Is the first LIVE online support group created by and for caregivers. Moderated by Margery Pabst, eCareDiary’s caregiving expert and author of Enrich Your Caregiving Journey, it airs live on the 2nd Tuesday of every month at 2:00pm EST. Each month three caregivers share personal perspectives and what worked for them during a specific challenge. During the last 10 minutes of the program, you are invited to participate with questions or comments. Empowering Family Caregivers ...
 
Think is a daily, topic-driven interview and call-in program hosted by Krys Boyd covering a wide variety of topics ranging from history, politics, current events, science, technology and emerging trends to food and wine, travel, adventure, and entertainment.
 
One Vision podcast co-hosted by Theodora Lau, Arunkumar Krishnakumar and Bradley Leimer brings purposeful innovation to spotlight. Its where impact meets innovation. One Vision is a convergence of minds that dream of a sustainable world for future generations galvanized by innovation. We speak to startup founders, investors, industry players, thought leaders and policy makers in the innovation ecosystem and get their views. While there have been a lot discussed about innovation in the wester ...
 
Awkward Story is a Dementia Education Podcast focused on supporting individuals touched by dementia related diagnoses. We wish to address the stigma and isolation often beset upon patients and their families by bringing their poignant, tragic, beautiful, awkward stories into the open. We will speak to insightful professionals that regularly assist individuals in their fight against dementia. We will also share our own insight as Clinical Social Workers specializing in dementia care. Most of ...
 
Caregiving is hard, exhausting and unscripted. Join Tami on the journey of spontaneous conversations about care and caregiving as she invites guests to speak from the heart on concealed topics. In search of authenticity, the topics of conversation are not revealed until air time, creating candid moments of dialogue and understanding. Hold on tight and welcome to Care Radio: Caregiving Unscripted
 
Park Right Here-my journey with Parkinson's Disease (PD) is a podcast that I've dreamed of. I was a nurse for 20 years so I thought I knew what PD was. I didn't. PD affects everyone differently. There's more than just movement difficulty. I hope to share information and discuss motor and nonmotor symptoms. I was diagnosed -with young-onset PD in 2014 at the age of 45. I am still in stage 1. This podcast will be more than just PD. I want to inspire and educate friends, family, medical profess ...
 
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Spanish conversation and lessons. The Baxter family hires a Spanish speaking babysitter to watch their infant niece for the evening. Even if you don't have children of your own, take this opportunity to liven up your Spanish vocabulary in this episode which is full of phrases and expressions you can use in all kinds of real life situations. Join Pa…
 
Consumers today want more and more “extreme” experiences, so it might be worth asking, what’s the impact of all this on the environment? Stockton University professor Kristin J. Jacobson joins host Krys Boyd to talk about the rise of a male-dominated, adventure-seeking culture and how it impacts the way we view — and treat — the planet. Her book is…
 
Have you ever said this to a struggling caregiver - “Let me know if there’s anything I can do to help?’ The offering has good intent, but many times people say it because they don’t know how to help, are uncomfortable, or want to be polite. And although 29 percent of caregivers in BC are in distress, you will still hear caregivers say: ‘I don’t nee…
 
Season 3 Episode 6 This is part II with Juanita Prada about late-term effects after surviving Leukemia twice as a young child and later as a teen. She gets personal with her own struggles and how they made her who she is today, an advocate, and more. Join me, tune in to find out how and why. For Show Notes and More Visit: www.livingwithscanxiety.or…
 
Michael’s obsession with Mexican telenovelas has his Mexican work buddy, Luis, up in arms. Luis dares us to leave the trashy telenovelas behind and open up to the world of authentic Mexican cinema, where we’ll discover some of the most cherished Spanish language movies of all time. In the round table discussion afterward, Paulina reviews some of th…
 
If you've ever wondered how Krys chooses who she talks to or what she wants to talk about, this is your chance to find out. Every weekend Krys will share highlights from the conversations she had that week and offer a behind the scenes look at the creation process of Think. On this week’s episode: Rethinking productivity. Listen to Leidy Klotz here…
 
As the Covid-19 crisis unfolded in public view, behind-the-scenes strategies to combat it fell on deaf ears. Author Michael Lewis joins host Krys Boyd to tell the stories of a biochemist, a public health worker and a federal government employee who worked in the White House during the early days of trying to contain the coronavirus. His book is “Th…
 
Jayne Amelia Larson talks with former foster youth Venus Manuel and her social worker Lori Nelson, a former social worker working in the LA County foster care system. Venus spent her adolescence and teen years bouncing from foster home to home, and credits one great social worker, Lori Nelson, with saving her life. She is now an Independent Living …
 
The field of home economics often conjures images of domesticity, not training women for revolutionary roles in the workplace. Danielle Dreilinger joins host Krys Boyd to talk about how these courses opened doors for women outside the home, vaulting them to careers as scientists, businesswomen, professors and more. Her book is “The Secret History o…
 
From suffrage to Civil Rights, the members of Alpha Kappa Alpha have played an important role in shaping American history. Deborah Riley Draper, an AKA herself, joins host Krys Boyd to tell the story of the oldest Black Greek letter sorority, which was founded at Howard University. Her new documentary about the organization is called “Twenty Pearls…
 
Vanderbilt University’s Dr. Beth Malow discusses sleep challenges on the autism spectrum.(26 minutes) Dr. Malow is Professor of Neurology and Pediatrics, Director of the Vanderbilt Sleep Division, holds the Burry Endowed Chair in Cognitive Childhood Development, and serves as Vice Chair for Clinical Research in the Department of Neurology and incom…
 
Lori La Bey will be talking with Dr. Daniel Gibbs who is one of 5.8 million Americans living with the disease. The difference here is that Dr Gibbs, a neurologist, had spent twenty-five years caring for patients with Alzheimer’s disease and then realized that he himself might have the disease, even though no official diagnosis or serious signs of c…
 
For young adults, living your most authentic life might require trying a little less. Rainesford Stauffer joins host Krys Boyd to talk about the social media-fueled pressure put on people in their 20s and 30s to find their purpose, and why allowing time to think and be still might be the best way for someone to grow. Her book is “An Ordinary Age: F…
 
In 1917, the U.S. Congress passed a law granting U.S. citizenship to Puerto Ricans. So what would it take for the island to become a state? Journalist Andrea González-Ramírez joins host Krys Boyd to discuss the political roadblocks to statehood, the option to become an independent nation, and the complex issues that face the future of the island. H…
 
Just 2 percent of all psychiatrists are Black, and the implications for mental healthcare are far reaching. Dr. Ruth S. Shim is professor of cultural psychiatry and clinical psychiatry at the University of California, Davis, and she joins host Krys Boyd to discuss the lack of access to care for people of color and the links between structural racis…
 
The history of Chinese immigration to the U.S. tends to focus on the West Coast, leaving out the deep roots in the American South. Filmmaker Larissa Lam joins host Krys Boyd to tell the story of one man’s journey to document his Chinese family’s history in the Jim Crow South. Her documentary made with Baldwin Chiu is “Far East Deep South” and is av…
 
Today’s show is live and as always you are invited to call in and ask your questions or make comments at 323-870-4602. Lori La Bey will be talking with Leen Kawas, the President and Chief Executive Officer of Athira Pharma, a late clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on developing small molecules to restore neuronal health and stop neur…
 
Meet Joyce: Joyce Marter, LCPC has been a licensed psychotherapist for over 20 years, is an entrepreneur and Founder of Urban Balance, Adjunct Faculty at The Family Institute at Northwestern University, an International Speaker, and the author of The Financial Mindset Fix: A Mental Fitness Program for an Abundant Life which will be published by Sou…
 
In 2020, U.S. VC firms deployed a vast amount of capital, but not only did the portion of funds to female founders drop, so did the funding to female-led startups. As the impact of the COVID-19 continues to be felt, closing the global gender gap has also increased by a generation from 99.5 years to 135.6 years, according to the World Economic Forum…
 
Matt LaFrance is a 37-year-old husband and father of three young boys from San Jose, CA. He was diagnosed with MS in 2009 at the age of 25. In May he will be running 162 miles in six days as part of the relay team. I’ll let that sink in. 162 miles in six days. AND he has MS! is the longest annual relay run across America. It’s an epic 3,260-mile ru…
 
Maybe the trick to accomplishing more is to do less? Leidy Klotz is co-founder and co-director of the University of Virginia’s Convergent Behavioral Science Initiative and a columnist for the Behavioral Scientist. He joins host Krys Boyd to talk about why we need to start thinking as much about what we won’t do as what we will. His book is “Subtrac…
 
It doesn’t matter if fashion brands make clothing in plus-sizes if an obese person is still denied medical care because of their weight. Aubrey Gordon is the previously anonymous writer behind the popular Your Fat Friend essays and social media posts, and she joins host Krys Boyd to talk about why the “body positivity” movement doesn’t go far enoug…
 
Religion in America is as varied as the individuals who make up this melting pot. Host Krys Boyd explores a few of the many religious stories playing out in our country, including the evolution of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, the way our understanding of the Bible has changed through the years, and a look at why freedom of relig…
 
When a parent dies, our grief sets its own timetable and can manifest itself in unexpected ways. Michelle Zauner is a musician who creates under the name Japanese Breakfast. She joins host Krys Boyd to talk about her caring for her dying mother and how she fought to maintain a link to her Korean heritage after her mother was gone. Her book is “Cryi…
 
Yoga, at its core, is a spiritual practice — and companies sell top-dollar gear so you can practice it in style. Andrea R. Jain is associate professor of religious studies at Indiana University, Indianapolis and editor of the Journal of the American Academy of Religion. She joins host Krys Boyd to talk about modern capitalism’s stamp on ancient rel…
 
Lori La Bey will be talking with team members from Emerald Crest Memory Care, which is a ministry of Cassia. Lori will chat with Christine Drasher - Admissions & Marketing Director, Jenny LaVoi - Director of Cognitive Care Program, Sarah Ziegler - Occupational Therapist, and Heidi Maes - a family member whose loved one lives at Emerald Crest. They …
 
The search for a universal language is as old as time, and yet the creation of Esperanto to bring all nations together never caught on. Stephanie Tam joins host Krys Boyd to tell the story of one man’s quest for a lingua franca that would bridge communication and why it was blocked by colonial ideas of English superiority. Her article “A Tale of Tw…
 
Jayne Amelia talks with Lori Nelson, former social worker working in the foster care system and now with the LA County Probation Department. "Lori was born a crusader with a heart for lost pets, the kid bullies made fun of and the person to run to and run away with when things were scary and unsafe. Lori’s childhood experiences led her to work in t…
 
The pandemic has left people exhausted, alone, and struggling for a sense of normalcy. Dr. Madhukar Trivedi is founding director of the Center for Depression Research and Clinical Care at the Peter O’Donnell Jr. Brain Institute at UT Southwestern Medical Center. He joins host Krys Boyd to talk about what it will take to retrain ourselves to live in…
 
Alzheimer’s Speaks Radio has partnered with the RSVL A/D to provide resource information for caregivers and people living with dementia during the pandemic. This is our 2nd series on the topic of caring and coping during the pandemic. Dementia Research during the Pandemic - COVID and Cognition Our guest today on Alzheimer's Speaks Radio is William …
 
Society presents mixed messages to girls on their way to womanhood, which can lead to an inevitable reckoning with the truth. Melissa Febos joins host Krys Boyd to talk about the flawed ways we ask children to shape their identities from puberty and her own coming-of-age story as she worked to find her voice and set boundaries. Her book is called “…
 
We often hear stories of dead loved ones appearing in dreams to comfort the living. So why isn’t this considered part of normal bereavement? Patricia Pearson joins host Krys Boyd to talk about why we dismiss these phenomena as nonsense and what we miss in the healing process when we do. Her article, published in The Walrus, is called “Why Do We See…
 
Today show is live and as always you are invited to call in and ask your questions or make comments. Lori La Bey will be talking with Dr. Krystal L. Culler, the Founder of the Virtual Brain Health Center. She is a Doctor of Behavioral Health, a social gerontologist, and a Senior Atlantic Fellow for Equity in Brain Health with Global Brain Health In…
 
When the COVID-19 pandemic first arrived, it was a shock to all of us as something of this scale was simply without precedent. The world we knew stopped in its tracks. When we finally get over the initial shock, those who are parents and caregivers are faced with the next set of questions. How can we best protect our loved ones with the new normal?…
 
A tourist will grab a guidebook to find all the best sights and sounds. Wouldn’t it be great to have that resource for the newly immigrated? Roya Hakakian is a fellow at the Davenport College at Yale and a teacher at Thread, a writing workshop at Yale. She joins host Krys Boyd to talk about her instruction manual for newcomers to this country, acti…
 
When a performer known for sleight of hand turns memoirist, some secrets are finally revealed. Derek DelGaudio’s one-man off-Broadway stage show, “In & Of Itself,” is now streaming on Hulu. He joins host Krys Boyd to talk about his autobiography, a deep dive into how illusion and identity shaped his life. It’s called “Amoralman: A True Story and Ot…
 
Michael and Julie have a Spanish conversation with their gardener about the various landscaping improvements they’d like to make in their yard. It’s not just about weeds, sprinklers and gophers, in this episode we cover a number of very useful Spanish phrases and expressions that are used in everyday conversations. Join Paulina in the round table p…
 
Saturday – April 24th, 2021 – 11am ET, 10am CT, 9am MT, 8am PT, 4pm London, 5pm South Africa & 1am on the following day in Australia AEST Today Lori La Bey talks Mr. Yasuyuki Ota, who has run an architectural design office since 1986. He is the CEO of Urban Greenery, Inc. which he launched in 2020 and is a member of the Japan Institute of Architect…
 
If you've ever wondered how Krys chooses who she talks to or what she wants to talk about, this is your chance to find out. Every weekend Krys will share highlights from the conversations she had that week and offer a behind the scenes look at the creation process of Think. On this week’s episode: mental health — let’s talk about it.…
 
Jayne Amelia interviews former foster youth, Venus Manuel, a shining example of how nurture does not always triumph over nature. From an early childhood rampant with sexual and physical abuse followed by a string of nine foster care homes, the development of another disillusioned dysfunctional youth seemed tragically imminent. However, the strength…
 
When a college-age woman joins a sorority, she’s pledging values that reach back in time — and are inherently discriminatory. Scholar Margaret L. Freeman joins host Krys Boyd to talk about the hyperfeminine world of sorority life and how sororities contribute to maintaining southern social hierarchies. Her book is “Women of Discriminating Taste: Wh…
 
Little girls are constantly receiving societal messages about beauty – often directly from their smartphones. Tate Ryan-Mosley of MIT Technology Review joins host Krys Boyd to talk about filter apps, how they affect boys and girls differently and why that’s cause for worry. Her article is headlined “Beauty Filters Are Changing the Way Young Girls S…
 
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