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People living with dementia are citizens whose lives matter. They have the same rights, needs and desires as everyone else, but are ignored far too often. It’s time their voices were heard. So join us and let's talk dementia.
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Memories and stories from North Edinburgh Dementia Care’s Seagrove Centre. North Edinburgh Dementia Care is a leading independent charity that provides day care services to people living with dementia. We provide support, activities and a lunch to our clients, Monday to Saturday. We hear so many great tales from the folk that visit us. You can hear some of them here. Also a bit about our organisation, our work and dementia it’s self.
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Award winning Author & Personal trainer, Tracy Markley, discusses many topics, including; health, fitness, muscles, rehab, stroke recovery, nutrition education, brain care, senior fitness, sport training, injury rehab, being kind and more....Tracy can be found atwww.tracymarkley.com www.instagram.com/motivate_healthyfit www.amazon.com/author/tracymarkley
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AlzAuthors: Untangling Alzheimer's & Dementia

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Welcome to the AlzAuthors podcast! We’re so glad you found us. We are the global community of authors writing about Alzheimer's and dementia from personal experience to light the way for others. Join us as one of our authors shares their dementia journey, revealing intimate details and painfully obtained knowledge to help others currently on this path. We hope our stories offer comfort and support as we strive to break the silence and stigma surrounding a dementia diagnosis. May one of our a ...
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A podcast devoted to the developmental disability community is brought to you by the Developmental Disabilities Association (DDA). DDA has been an advocate and supporter of this vulnerable part of society since 1952. We operate over 50 group homes, child development centres, and drop-in programs in Vancouver and Richmond, British Columbia. Today, we support over 1,800 people with developmental disabilities and their families each year.
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The Homecare Helpline is open to discuss your issues you may be facing. This might be an ageing relative or perhaps you need help yourself. Listen for advice, email your questions or call us for a chat. We cover everything from personal care, companionship, through to end of life.
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Have you ever felt connected to a place? Well, it turns out that the places all around us hold more power than we think. I'm Julia Suca, your curious guide, with a love for coffee, travel, and psychology. In each episode, I chat with experts and explore all sorts places, from the ordinary to the downright bizarre. Together we’ll venture from the cozy corners of coffee shops that teach us the power of community to the peaks of the world’s tallest mountains that dare us to live life on the edg ...
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If you find the term 'healthcare engineering' a bit bamboozling, don't worry, you're not alone. 'Engineering' usually brings to mind images of bridges and buildings. Healthcare engineering is essentially using maths and science to solve healthcare problems. This covers an incredibly broad range of activities – from 3D-printed prosthetic limbs to artificial intelligence to predict cancer. At the UCL Institute of Healthcare Engineering, our mission is to develop digital and medical technologie ...
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On this podcast I’m going to explore our personal story about our experiences of navigating the healthcare system when Dad had a life-changing stroke. This is a daily and shocking experience shared by hundreds of families. I’m going to talk about why families need be involved in their relatives’ healthcare, and to encourage them to ask questions, and to be informed. By rebalancing the power dynamic between the healthcare team, the patient and family I want to discuss how we can give patients ...
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Reimagining Black Relations Podcast is a chat about solutions for issues relating to the black race. Solutions may relate to business, social, or spiritual. The podcast will help both white and brown races to understand what must be done to solve the racial problems. Likewise, for the black race, the podcast will provide insight to what to expect, comfort from the past experiences, and a promising path forward. The host is Dr. Francesca Fajinmi. Subscribe and please provide some feedback.
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Welcome to the Petbuzz Podcast, the pet podcast for everyone! This show is for pet lovers of all kinds, from animal experts to everyday pet owners. On this podcast, we'll chat about all things pets, from the latest pet news to tips on how to best care for your furry friend. We'll also hear from pet experts and everyday pet owners who will share their stories and advice about living with and loving pets. So whether you're a dog person, a cat person, or just love all kinds of animals, the Petb ...
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The Health and Fitness Show welcomes Denise Imbesi with Muscles Music and VIBES Music App discuss her great contribution to the Fitness Industry and her parents, who one had a stroke and the other developed Dementia. We had a great chat and I hope something in our conversation can help someone. Denise Imbesi is the visionary who pioneered the launc…
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Adaptive Publications Providing Social, Cultural, and Spiritual Engagement Lori La Bey talks with a variety of founders who are providing a variety of adaptive reading publications. This is a fabulous show that can be life-enriching for not just those living with dementia but for all older eyes! I think you will be amazed at all the resources we di…
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Is a simpler solution to recurrent UTIs on the way? Plus when should you exercise to get the most benefit? A deep dive into the UK's reviews of gender affirming treatment, and how Australia's system differs. Researchers say there's more PFAS in our water than previously thought, but how much do we know about the health harms? And a new way to deliv…
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Talking Tech Options To Live Well With Dementia Lori La Bey talks with Abbie Richie who hosts Tech Tuesdays on Foresight TV and Tech Talks on CBS Channel 5. She is a TEDx speaker, a member of the AARP’s AgeTech Collaborative, and the director of corporate communications for The Smarter Service. Tips For Picking and Customizing Technology To Meet Yo…
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Although born and brought up in Leith Gilbert spent many a happy school holiday on Shetland. Both his parents were from the island. We hear about life on a croft and shearing the sheep. He tells us of the trade in eggs from the Shetland to Leith- his father was an egg merchant. We hear about his time as a joiner and the condition of housing in Edin…
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Step onto the stage with improv comedian, James McGee, as we explore how the stage isn't just a place for laughs – it's a playground for personal growth and overcoming fears. James shares his insights and stories from the spotlight, offering a glimpse into the magic of live performance. Whether you're a seasoned performer or just curious about what…
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25 Years of Supporting Families and Caregivers Our host, Lori La Bey talks with a wonderful panel about the Normandale Center for Healing & Wholeness who give us insights from various perspectives. We are lucky to have with us Jennifer Monroe, Executive Director, Becky Zinn-Caulfield, Caregiver Specialist, Leaf who is 93-years-old and who was recen…
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In health news this week it's cows with bird flu, vaccines for human flu, and GLP-1s for Parkinson's and possibly bowel cancer prevention. When your private health insurer won't pay, have you read the fine print on your policy lately? A look at health literacy barriers, when it's not the apple a day keeping some people away from the doctors' office…
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Building Love & Joy into Caregiving with LEGO BRICKS! Lori La Bey talks with Loretta Woodward Veney who is an inspirational speaker and certified LEGO® Serious Play® facilitator who offers a wealth of information, encouragement, and humor to her audiences. Loretta is the author of Being My Mom’s Mom, Refreshment for the Caregiver’s Spirit, and Colo…
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Get ready to crack open the door into the spooky world of haunted places with paranormal expert, Jeff Belanger! In this episode, we'll explore the eerie allure of these mysterious locations. From creepy castles to haunted houses, join us as we explore why we're irresistibly drawn to haunted places, even in the face of fear. Get ready for a haunting…
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When you’re caregiving, it can often feel like you are out there on your own without direction or resources. Sometimes, it can even feel like your healthcare providers aren’t able to meet your needs. If any of this sounds familiar, this episode will be of comfort. Our special guest is Lance A. Slatton. Lance A. Slatton, the founder of a prominent h…
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The Health and Fitness Show with Tracy - Talking with Cynthia Joi Towner Gets Real - Life & Stroke Recovery Journey - Honest, Humor, & Encouragement. Her honest and positive mindset filled with humor made this a great interview. I hope everyone listens to the whole podcast. She is brave and joyful. See her contact and social media links below. You …
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Discovering A Cash Resource Often Overlooked When Chronic Illness Hits Lori La Bey talks with Joyce Bidwell who assists seniors in selling their life Insurance policy for a lump sum cash settlement to a large pool of policy buyers and investors, assuring the highest offers in the marketplace. Learn: How HIV influenced death benefits for Life Insura…
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How changes to codeine access impacted the use of PBS-listed opiods. Pinpointing particular strains of bacteria that could lead to bowel cancer. The Australian research that helped change our definition of anaemia. And why aren't there already strict guidelines on indoor air quality?By Australian Broadcasting Corporation
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Agnes and Eleanor give us their memories of childhood. Playing hide and seek in a scrapyard, taking on the notorious waves in Portobello outdoor pool, getting in to picture house with jeelie jars and long, happy summers at Forth in Lanarkshire. Agnes's widowed mum who worked hard to keep house and Eleanor's who had a rather grim sense of humour and…
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Open Mic on Alzheimer's Speaks discusses the need for more support for people diagnosed with a form of dementia when they are hospitalized. Plus how there are now wonderful publications supporting those living with dementia who still enjoy reading. Join us as we talk with Micheal Ellenbogen who is living with dementia and Nikki Jardin the Co-founde…
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Thanacare: Advanced Care Planning Registry for All Lori La Bey talks with Dr. Michael Madison has been a practicing interventional neuroradiologist in the Twin Cities of Minnesota for the last 25 years. His career and personal life heavily influence his passion for improving care at the end of life. Dr Madison is the Co-Founder, President, and Chie…
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This is a replay of our book club discussion with our friends at Aging & Amazing. "Books & Chit Chat" is a monthly book club featuring a title from the AlzAuthors collection. Throughout the month, readers participate in a discussion in the book club's Circle community at Aging & Amazing, then meet with the author for an in-depth discussion of the b…
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Three recent scientific papers looking at ADHD treatment and other health outcomes. Why no one knows what your cancer treatment will do to your ovaries. In a small US study, brain cancer tumours shrank rapidly in the first few days when treated with chimeric antigen receptor, or CAR, T cells injected into the fluid around the brain. And suicidal th…
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Today we venture into the Restaurant of Mistaken Orders located in Tokyo, Japan! We sit down with dementia specialist Teepa Snow to explore this unique concept, where genuine mistakes made by the waitstaff with dementia are embraced as part of the dining experience. Discover how this initiative challenges misconceptions about dementia and promotes …
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Doing Dementia Differently, A Non-Traditional Approach to Memory Care Lori La Bey talks with Zach Parlier the Administrator at English Rose, where they have been providing Memory Care, Assisted Living, and In-Home Care in the Minneapolis metro area in Minnesota for 25+ years. Zach has been a dementia educator for the past 7 years and is eager to sp…
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Queensland's Chief Health Officer says the term "long-COVID" should be scrapped, but there are different definitions of what long-COVID is and different ways data is collected Evidence suggests toddler or transition milks are unnecessary at best and harmful at worst. Numbers of alcohol related deaths may have been under reported because past abuse …
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Bringing Out the Best in Care Community Staff Members Lori La Bey talks with Tryn Rose Seley, an award-winning author, first original AlzAuthors member, and provider of Mindful Art sessions for people living with dementia and their care partners. Learn: To look at how you view people who care. To evaluate the philosophies of the corporation, the ad…
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Dementia Mate Wareware Leadership and Advisory Group Co-Chairs Dr Makarena Dudley and Teresa Wall join Alzheimers NZ Chief Executive Catherine Hall to discuss the group’s important role in the Dementia Mate Wareware Governance Ecosystem. The group was established in 2022 to provide strategic advice to guide government on how Aotearoa New Zealand sh…
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The Importance of Staying Properly Hydrated With Tracy Markley Welcome to The Health and Fitness Show with Tracy Today is a podcast sharing some important knowledge and tips about staying properly hydrated for overall good health. You can watch or just listen to Tracy’s podcasts. Click on her website! www.tracymarkley.com and then click on Tracy’s …
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In this episode, we dive into the power of third places—those magical spots between work and home where connections are formed and communities thrive. Join us as we explore the decline of traditional community hubs like bowling alleys and the impact on social connections. Political scientist Robert Putnam's insights on the "bowling alone" phenomeno…
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Ginger Shares Share Her Life Living With Dementia Lori La Bey talks with Ginger Speech an 86-year-old woman who had to retire as a speech-language pathologist due to encroaching dementia symptoms ten years ago. At one point, Ginger ended up in hospice, but recovered and came home. Her mission now is to advocate for research and cure for neurodegene…
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A 62-year-old man in Germany—called HIM—deliberately received the SARS-CoV-2 vaccination 217 times within a period of 29 months. Researchers were keen to know how he fared. Sleep has become a bit of an obsession and has us questioning just how much we need. A large study has compared participants' duration of sleep against their risk of Type 2 Diab…
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It's part three from Jeanette. We hear about her first flat on the wrong side of Elder Street, the side that was being demolished for the St James shopping centre. That's the one before the present the new one. Then we hear all about life on Piershill Square West. This is Jeanette so they are lively tales, told in an earthy way. Yes there is sweari…
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Witness Music Become Magical Lori La Bey talks with David Schofman, Co-Founder & CEO of Coro Health, which is a leading authority in the intersection of music, neuroscience, and healthcare. Under his visionary leadership, Coro Health has gained national attention for its clinical-backed interventions that have been proven to reduce symptoms such as…
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By Christy Byrne Yates, MS, California, US Podcast Description: Discover the unexpected truth about dementia care from a professional who found herself on the other side of caregiving. Get ready to uncover the surprising insights that transformed her perspective and could change yours too. Find out what left her reevaluating her own caregiving advi…
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In today's episode, we step into the world of dog-friendly places and uncover the benefits of sharing spaces with our four-legged friends. Join me as I chat with human-animal interaction expert, Dr. Sandra Barker, to dive into the practical and innovative strategies behind creating shared spaces for dogs and their owners. From neighborhood parks to…
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Welcome Dolly Stokes on The Health and Fitness Show With Tracy. We discuss her career in health and fitness and her journey of managing her MS symptoms and staying fit. Links to watch the podcast on video and more links to where it can be heard on audio can be found at my website: www.tracymarkley.com Click on my website and then click on Tracy’s P…
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Lori La Bey talks with Darlene Fuchs, writer and author behind “GET IN THE BOAT”: A Memoir of Love, Loss, And The Dance with Dementia. Drawing from the emotional unfiltered journals of her father, Richard Sonnichsen, Darlene takes readers on a deeply personal journey through the challenges of caregiving, offering an intimate view of a husband navig…
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Tracy Markley Shares the Motivation Behind the Writing of Each of Her Books. Tracy is the Host of the Health and Fitness Show with Tracy, an world recognized and multiple award winning author of 14 books. She is also the author and creator of 2 CEC courses in the fitnees industry. Her books and coursed can be found at her website at: ⁠www.tracymark…
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Major depressive disorder is a leading cause of global disability, and exercise looks like a candidate for treatment. But which type? Skin cancer is a major health risk for Australians, but access to proper cancer screening and treatment is difficult, especially in some of our highest-risk areas, like Far North Queensland. Sarcoidoisis is an enigma…
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Helping Daughters and Granddaughters Prevent Dementia Lori La Bey talks with Donna de Villiers who is a Dementia Prevention Consultant. She helps daughters and granddaughters of people living with Dementia prevent the disease by balancing hormones, building beautiful brain health habits, and tweaking lifestyles. With 2/3 of Dementia cases being wom…
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Join Alzheimer's Speaks Radio today on Open Mic as we shift dementia care from crisis to comfort around the world one episode at a time. We love raising all voices and delivering sound news, not just sound bites! People sharing their dementia or caregiving stories. Talking about services, products, tools, and events that can help others dealing wit…
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Join me on an inspiring adventure with mountain climber Benjamin Lieber as he takes us into the heart of the mountains and reveals the transformative power they hold. In this episode, Benjamin shares insights into how his life among the peaks has reshaped his perspective. From facing fears to climbing out of comfort zones, he delves into the triump…
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Welcome to the first episode of the 'Power of Places'. In this episode I dive into how one specific place changed my life and inspired the launch of this podcast. Then, environmental psychologist, Dr. Robert Gifford, joins me for an eye-opening conversation about the concept of place attachment and why certain places mean so much to us. We explore …
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When COVID vaccines first became available in 2021, they were met with celebration. Finally we had some defence against this virus that had struck down so many and triggered such heavy lockdowns. But once they started rolling out en masse, a new concern emerged – reports of side effects that, while rare, could be severe. Just how rare these conditi…
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Have you ever felt connected to a place? Well, it turns out that the places all around us hold more power than we think. I'm Julia Suca, your curious guide, with a love for coffee, travel, and psychology. In each episode, I chat with experts and explore all sorts places, from the ordinary to the downright bizarre. Together we’ll venture from the co…
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Lori La Bey talks with David Schofman, Co-Founder & CEO of Coro Health, which is a leading authority in the intersection of music, neuroscience, and healthcare. Under his visionary leadership, Coro Health has gained national attention for its clinical-backed interventions that have been proven to reduce symptoms such as agitation and depression in …
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News this week is The Government response to the long COVID inquiry, which looked into how many Australians are living with long COVID and what could be done to support them. And, a report on fine particulates in the air, and their relationship with coronary heart disease. A study has tested whether showing people actual pictures of the plaque insi…
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More tales more Doris, who we heard from in episode two of The Seagrove Sessions. We hear more about her job at W& AK Johnson, the printers. How her classrom was set up at Lochend primary school. Her job as an usherette at The State picture house, on Great Junction Street. Earning extra money for a Spanish holiday. Quite the adventure in 1959. For …
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Podcast Description: Jane Dwinell, co-author of Alzheimer's Canyon, brings a heartfelt and personal touch to the podcast. As a former Unitarian Universalist minister and with a background in nursing and hospice care, Jane's journey as a caregiver for her husband, Sky Yardley, provides a unique and empathetic perspective on the impact of Alzheimer's…
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Welcome to the Health and Fitness Show with Tracy Podcast. In life we all experience many challenges including the many dynamics of loss and grieving. We cannot escape it. In this episode Tracy interviews Peter Twist and he shares great insight, wisdom, and stories that can help you and your loved ones during such trying times. Tracy and Peter both…
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