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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 ...
 
The Rugby Pod with Andy Goode, Big Jim Hamilton & hosted by Andy Rowe is the most listened to Rugby podcast in the world. We cover all the latest news, rumours insight and stories, but with plenty of humour, opinions and the best guests from the game, including current and former internationals. Follow us on social media and send us in your questions to chat through each week.
 
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 ...
 
We can all admit to wishing we had more balance in our lives. How many times have you said, "I just don't have the right balance at the moment." Maybe you think you need to work less, have more (or less!) time with your children, get outside more, exercise more, eat more healthily. What ever it is you and almost everyone else has an idea of what balance means to them, their lives and their mental health. 'Tipping the balance,' explores these concepts with a range of different people. Parents ...
 
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The labor department’s job growth numbers came in at less than half of what forecasters projected, at 220,000. On the surface, that looks disappointing, but Christopher Low helps outline why it might not be quite that simple during our economic discussion. We look at how the omicron variant could determine whether or not the ski industry faces and …
 
From the BBC World Service: Under pressure from Beijing, the company will move its shares to Hong Kong. Plus, trains have started to run on a new line between Laos and China. But can one of Asia’s poorest countries afford the cost of Chinese financing? And, a group of World Trade Organization member nations agree to a deal to slash red tape and sub…
 
We can do that with the help of Hannah Keyser of Yahoo Sports, who explains why the owners have locked out the players and what kind of potential far-reaching impact the lockout (not a strike) could have on the game of baseball as a whole. The Senate has evaded a government shutdown with the passing of a stopgap spending bill that serves as only a …
 
Lori La Bey talks with Beth Sanders, Founder and CEO of LifeBio, a leading age-tech company that has captured thousands of life stories of older adults for better health, using evidence-based reminiscence therapy (RT), narrative care and research-based life story methods. The company's latest product announced in October, is LifeBio Memory, and is …
 
Parts of the president’s plan include the reimbursement of costs for at-home COVID tests and booster vaccinations, along with the establishment of family vaccination clinics. Diane Swonk references “Groundhog Day” during our standing markets discussion as everyone struggles to determine what omicron’s impact could actually be on the economy. There …
 
From the BBC World Service: There are several options on the table for the OPEC oil-producing countries and their allies in order to help lower prices, but the omicron variant has added further uncertainty around global demand trends. Plus, why the Asian ride-hailing giant Grab is making its debut on the Nasdaq. And, Turkey’s President Erdogan abru…
 
We lead off with baseball news. Major League Baseball entered its first work stoppage in more than 25 years after the league’s collective bargaining agreement with the players expired at the stroke of midnight. All player activity as it relates to their teams has been stopped. As many people are making the decision to quit their jobs during this er…
 
Authorities are considering stricter COVID testing requirements for international travelers coming into the U.S. in an effort to curb the impact of the omicron variant. There hasn’t been an official announcement yet, but plenty of ideas are on the table. Susan Schmidt discusses how the combined forces of omicron concerns and inflation are sweeping …
 
Powell and Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen are slated to testify again before the Senate Banking Committee after speaking with it on Tuesday. In addition to Powell’s remarks, Yellen offered a warning about raising the nation’s debt ceiling. We hear from YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki, who spoke at length to Kimberly Adams for Marketplace Tech. Federal …
 
From the BBC World Service: The Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development says increasing vaccine access must be a priority to help tackle the health crisis and alleviate bottlenecks at ports, factories and borders by allowing them to re-open. And, is the EU’s new “Global Gateway” strategy designed to rival China’s global influence?…
 
Lori La Bey will be talking with Author Patti Davis about her new book FLOATING IN THE DEEP END How Caregivers Can See Beyond Alzheimer’s. Now most of us understand how difficult dealing with a dementia diagnosis is, but now add to that journey your father is not only a public figure but is President Ronald Reagan. This is Patti’s story which start…
 
All facets of care for people with dementia come with an avalanche of costs, and they’re going to get higher, according to a report from the National Academy of Sciences. Senior economics contributor Chris Farrell helps explain what those costs are in a discussion. We check in on the another effort to unionize for Amazon workers in Alabama, as the …
 
Regulators are pressuring the insurance industry to rethink its relationship with “big data” and artificial intelligence in light of studies that show that people of color in urban areas could be charged significantly more than people in the suburbs. We discuss the effect of the omicron variant has had on the vaccine markets after warnings from Mod…
 
From the BBC World Service: The Moderna CEO Stéphane Bancel expects the number of mutations in the latest COVID-19 variant mean new vaccines will be required next year, sending ripples of nervousness through financial markets. But what do we actually know about the impact of omicron? And, a new report suggests some high food prices are unlikely to …
 
With the Autumn Nations series all wrapped up, we turn our attention to the Premiership and catch up with friend of the show; Leicester Tigers Fijian winger Nemani Nadolo. Jim and Goodey chat through all the weekend's premiership and URC action as well as discussing what the recent change to World Rugby's eligibility rules might mean for European c…
 
The reopened U.S.-Canada border has businesses on the U.S. side of things ready and anxious to receive business from the neighbors to the north, even if it’s just to pick up packages. The crowds, however, have been slow to come. The markets appear to be bouncing back after the initial flood of concern surrounding the Omicron variant. Julia Coronado…
 
President Biden is slated to talk about the newly detected COVID variant later today. Meanwhile, the economic concerns are real, as Wall Street is poised to recover after taking a bit of a tumble over the weekend. Also, the World Health Organization said Omicron posed a very high risk of surging infection rates. Senior economics contributor Chris F…
 
From the BBC World Service: That’s partly because despite a rise in infections in South Africa, they aren’t seeing an increase in COVID-19 deaths in the province hardest hit by the new variant. Plus, WHO member countries meet to discuss the global pandemic response. And, businesses in the Netherlands are worried about pandemic restrictions limiting…
 
A new COVID-19 variant is emerging as President Biden faces growing pressure to push for an emergency intellectual property waiver for COVID-19 vaccines. In a letter to Biden, 15 human rights and medical groups called the waiver “a moral imperative” that would help get more doses of the vaccine to low-income countries. We also look at what Small Bu…
 
The global semiconductor shortage could continue until the second half of next year, according to a projection from chip supplier Foxconn — which could mean higher prices for goods like cars. And people’s expectations that prices will go up can lead them to ask for higher wages to afford said goods. Businesses then raise prices to compensate, leadi…
 
From the BBC World Service: As countries including the U.K., Germany and Japan announce restrictions on flights from a number of southern African countries, the WHO now needs to decide if this should be labelled a variant of concern. But, the selloff in markets, coming the day after Thanksgiving, needs a bit more context. And, we hear from global s…
 
Host Lori La Bey will be talking with Jon Leonoudakis is a award-winning filmmaker and storyteller based in Los Angeles, California. Jon is the chair for the Society for American Baseball Research for the “Baseball Memories” programs; as well as a facilitator for two of their programs in Southern California. Contact Information Website sabrbaseball…
 
President Biden released 50 million barrels of oil from the strategic reserve, but experts warn not to expect that to knock gas prices down during the holidays. We look into how the kinks in the supply chain could open up opportunities for gift cards. The BBC hits the streets of London to see how it does Thanksgiving.…
 
The U.S. Department of Agriculture recently announced partnerships with tribal leaders and food producers in an effort to promote Indigenous food sovereignty. As the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade returns in full force, we look into the company’s announcement to cover tuition for its employees. Other companies have made the same pledges, but do tho…
 
From the BBC World Service: With COVID-19 infection rates across Europe, Germany’s incoming coalition government has to deal with pandemic challenges as well as supply-chain kinks and fresh data showing slower economic growth than expected. And, it’s harder than usual for Americans abroad to find some of their favorite Thanksgiving food.…
 
When the first commercial typewriters were introduced in 1874, offices were men’s domain. But soon the majority of clerical workers were women, and that remains true today — and the typewriter is a crucial part of that revolution. We also look at President Biden’s nomination of Shalanda Young to head the Office of Management and Budget, who would b…
 
For the first time, a jury has found major pharmacy chains liable for the opioid addiction crisis. Two Ohio counties sued CVS, Walgreens and Walmart over the epidemic of addictions that’s claimed half a million lives in this country. Plus, two days before Black Friday, we take a moment to consider the junk we can’t seem to get rid of.…
 
From the BBC World Service: After plunging 15% on Monday, the lira has recovered some of its early losses. But there are reports supermarkets are beginning to ration flour and sugar and prices for goods and services are rising. Plus, Germany’s incoming government is set to unveil its coalition deal, giving an idea of the direction for Europe’s larg…
 
Our Host, Lori La Bey will be talking with Marie Vaudry, a passionate entrepreneur driven by the desire to encourage entertainment and cognitive stimulation for people with Alzheimer’s. Her own mother was diagnosed at age 59 which was life changing for Marie. She faced the common challenge of finding stimulating activities for her mother’s changing…
 
However, the reason for the dip in Christmas tree supply has to do with climate change. A dome of heat earlier in the covered the Pacific Northwest, wreaking havoc on tree farms and putting a dent in the overall inventory of trees that would have been on the market. Inflation has eaten into the increased benefits for SNAP recipients. We discuss the…
 
Flames and explosions forced the shutdown of Greenberg Smoked Turkeys in Tyler, Texas last year. The company sold hundreds of thousands of turkeys every holiday season. Now, one year later, business appears to be booming, according to owner Sam Greenberg. President Biden announced today that the U.S. is releasing crude from the Strategic Petroleum …
 
From the BBC World Service: The Red Cross says policies designed to withhold funds from the Taliban are depriving ordinary Afghan people of the means of survival. The Taliban blames the west for the worsening humanitarian crisis. Plus, Beijing issues another warning to Taiwanese firms and those who finance them. And, the U.S. trade representative, …
 
After a record-breaking weekend for the Northern Hemisphere, we take you through all the action from the final weekend of the Autumn Nations Series. Goodey and Jim chat with England Scrum Half Raffi Quirke about his match-winning try on Saturday against the Springboks, and find out a little more about life inside Eddie Jones' "New England" camp. We…
 
Lori La Bey will be talking with Jonas Fröjd is from Mindkicker and has a background in martial arts. Today he will talk about why we must dare to slow down without losing speed, using unique holistic concepts. This is more important than ever in this extremely fast paced crazy time. Jonas cared for his father with dementia, and he works as a leade…
 
Elizabeth Holmes, the former CEO of tech company Theranos, took the stand over the weekend during her fraud trial and will do so again. For a recap, we turn to Adam Lashinsky of Business Insider. With news that President Biden has tabbed Jerome Powell for another tour as Fed Chair, we discuss the economic picture with Julia Coronado.…
 
Recruiting data shows that within the mass of people quitting their jobs at record rates, you’re going to find more than a few CEOs. It’s a culmination of a trend that’s been picking up momentum in recent years. The airline industry remains short on staff as the busiest travel days of the year approach. A program in Oregon has opened up motels and …
 
From the BBC World Service: The World Health Organization’s director for Europe warned half a million more people might die this winter unless regional restrictions are tightened. But some European cities have seen a weekend of anti-lockdown protests. Plus, Australia is opening its border to more fully vaccinated travelers. And, the economic challe…
 
Democrats passed the second part of President Biden’s domestic agenda today. However, there’s one element of the bill that Canada would like to go away. Canada says the bill would undermine its own efforts to build up an electric vehicle industry. Christopher Low joins us for today’s discussion about the markets. In New York City, the scars from th…
 
CVS plans to close hundreds of its stores over the next three years, signaling a shift toward health services and primary care many people say has been building for quite some time. We look into how the costs of COVID testing has affected shoppers near the border between U.S. and Canada. The FTC is cracking down on companies that make cancelling su…
 
From the BBC World Service: The Japanese government has announced nearly half a trillion dollars to provide further economic support from the coronavirus pandemic. Meanwhile, Austria announces a full national lockdown starting Monday, while Germany won’t rule out a similar move. And, after a year’s long protest by hundreds of thousands of farmers i…
 
Our Host, Lori La Bey will be talking with Wendy Longacre Brown is a trained and certified End of Life Doula andLife Legacy Creator. Through providing emotional, educational, and spiritual support. She also creates Life Legacy projects, and works with individuals to honor their paths, today or at the end of life. Learn how Wendy and other End of Li…
 
Diane Swonk talks with us about the data showing that the abundance of job postings amid the labor shortage is starting to pivot toward higher-wage employment. President Biden is asking the Federal Trade Commission to look into whether sharply rising gas prices at the retail level are due to some kind of illegal conduct. Sticking with the theme of …
 
Apple will start allowing customers to self-repair their Apple devices using tools and parts from the company. It’s a big policy shift, and a victory for the “right to repair” movement. Home builders have enough supply challenges, but data suggests yet another one: A shortage of land. We also look into how HBCUs also have an extensive history of be…
 
From the BBC World Service: As Turkey’s central bank further slashes a key interest rate, we hear how President Recep Tayyip Erdogan believes unorthodoxly that high interest rates cause prices to rise. And, with inflation so high, what is life like for the average person in Turkey? Plus, the Chinese blockbuster that’s causing consternation in Holly…
 
Upbeat numbers from some of the nation’s big retailers seems to counter some of the panic that’s been fueled by supply chain woes and inflation. Julia Coronado discusses the role of demand in all this during our markets overview. Postmaster General Louis DeJoy breaks down his plan for the embattled U.S. Postal Service as the holidays arrive. We ask…
 
The U.S. Postal Service had a rough holiday season in 2020. To help avoid a repeat, Postmaster General Louis DeJoy is enacting a series of cost-cutting measures that are part of his 10-year plan to help bring the USPS out of its financial funk. We spoke to DeJoy at length about his plan and how the Postal Service will handle the holiday rush. A rec…
 
From the BBC World Service: Speaking at a summit in Singapore, Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo said that at the start of 2022, the Biden administration is likely to start building out an economic framework for the Indo-Pacific region. And, a BBC investigation found two of the world’s most wanted cyber-crime suspects appear to be living luxurious l…
 
Lori La Bey talks with Cindy Weinstein, who was a graduate student at UC Berkeley, when her father, was diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer's disease. For decades, Cindy tried to get back to before, and to come to terms with her father’s journey. Her healing began in her new book, Finding the Right Words. Cindy is the Eli and Edythe Broad Professo…
 
The spike in natural gas prices has spurred many companies to make sure they’re set up to reap the benefits. We check in with Marketplace’s Andy Uhler, who’s reporting from Bossier City in Louisiana, an area that became a nexus of fracking more than a decade ago. We discuss how that area can illustrate the activity around the rise of energy prices.…
 
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