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This Dementia Life
35 minutes | Jan 24, 2020
Episode 19: Dr. Susan Wehry
Please join This Dementia Life host Chuck McClatchey and his inspiring conversation with Dr. Susan Wehry, Chief of Geriatrics for the New England College of Medicine, talking about her passion and drive to help people with dementia. The post Episode 19: Dr. Susan Wehry appeared first on Dementia Action Alliance.
22 minutes | Jan 24, 2020
Episode 18: Susan Kerber
Please join our host Chuck McClatchey and his guest Susan Kerber, Business Development, Partnership Outreach and Marketing for Caring Bridge, an innovative and cost-free way of staying in touch with family and friends during challenging and stressful times. The post Episode 18: Susan Kerber appeared first on Dementia Action Alliance.
23 minutes | Oct 16, 2019
Episode 17: Teepa Snow
Please join This Dementia Life host Chuck McClatchey and his guest, the dynamic dementia advocate Teepa Snow. Teepa is an incredible dementia trainer as well as a passionate advocate for proper care of people living with dementia. Please enjoy this in-depth conversation and learn how and why Teepa is so passionate about what she does. Also please do not forget to like our videos and to subscribe to our channel. Please consider a donation to DAA. The post Episode 17: Teepa Snow appeared first on Dementia Action Alliance.
26 minutes | Aug 26, 2019
Episode 16: David Kane
Please join our host Chuck McCLatchey and his guest David Kane. David is a life coach and shares his enthusiasm for living in the moment and enjoy all and everything around you, very helpful information for people living with the dementia and our care partners. The post Episode 16: David Kane appeared first on Dementia Action Alliance.
26 minutes | Jul 19, 2019
Episode 20: Dr. Ed Shaw
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 experience as a doctor, care partner and care provider on “How to best prepare for your doctor visit.” Dr. Edward G. Shaw, MD, MA Rebecca E Shaw Professor of Geriatrics Director, Memory Counseling Program Section on Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine Sticht Center on Healthy Aging and Alzheimer’s Prevention Wake Forest Baptist Health Medical Center Boulevard Winston-Salem, NC 27157 The post Episode 20: Dr. Ed Shaw appeared first on Dementia Action Alliance.
22 minutes | Jul 1, 2019
Episode 15: Tabassum Majid
Join our host Chuck McClatchey with his guest Dr. Tabassum Majid who is the executive director of the InterGrace Institute whose mission is to educate and empower our families, residents and colleagues to tell their story and turn it into data that can transform lives. In official terms, they do this by advancing transformational neurocognitive care practices through person-centered research and education. The post Episode 15: Tabassum Majid appeared first on Dementia Action Alliance.
24 minutes | Jun 4, 2019
Episode 14: Mandy Salomon
This dementia Life host Chuck McClatchey delves into the world of 3D technology with his guest Mandy Salomon, Ph.D. co-founder and CEO of Mentia, Inc. Mandy talks about their ground-breaking care companion tool, Deva WorldTM, which is a 3D digital world filled with activities that support commonly expressed needs like a sense of belonging, a sense of independence, and the ability to express a life well-lived – all of which get depleted by Alzheimer’s and other related dementias. The post Episode 14: Mandy Salomon appeared first on Dementia Action Alliance.
28 minutes | May 9, 2019
Episode13: Kristine Theurer
Please enjoy this wonderful discussion with our DAA Advisory Board member Chuck McClatchey as he talks with Kristine Theurer. Kristine developed the The Java Music Club in Canada which is now becoming very popular in the United States! The name of the group may surprise you with what they are actually all about and the impact that it has had on so many people. The post Episode13: Kristine Theurer appeared first on Dementia Action Alliance.
29 minutes | Apr 3, 2019
Episode 11: John L. Wood
Our host DAA Advisory Board member Chuck McClatchey enjoys a vibrant discussion with artist John L. Wood. John also happens to have dementia, but he is an artist who has dementia, not the other way around. Please enjoy this wonderful interaction and enjoy some of John’s AMAZING art. The post Episode 11: John L. Wood appeared first on Dementia Action Alliance.
26 minutes | Feb 4, 2019
Episode 10: Harry Urban
https://youtu.be/52xzQlxm-cY Welcome to This Dementia Life episode 10, with our host Chuck McClatchey. Chuck has a wonderful conversation with Dementia advocate extraordinaire Harry Urban. Harry talks about one of his passions, wood working. Harry also talks about why it's so important to stay engaged and do something after a dementia diagnosis. So get your favorite [...] The post Episode 10: Harry Urban appeared first on Dementia Action Alliance.
23 minutes | Nov 13, 2018
Episode 9: Mike Belleville
https://youtu.be/1qiNcuevKZ4 Please join our new host Chuck McClatchey as he talks with fellow DAA advocate and member Mike Belleville. Mike was a previous guest but this time around they discuss his new found talent of watercolor painting. The post Episode 9: Mike Belleville appeared first on Dementia Action Alliance.
31 minutes | Nov 13, 2018
Episode 8: Carmen Buck
https://youtu.be/QbCjbg5NvKo Our Host Brian Leblanc has a very entertaining and informative talk with Author/Photographer and Nurse Practitioner Carmen Buck. They also talk about some of the projects they are working on together. You will certainly enjoy this session of This Dementia Life!! We apologize for the noise distortion about 3/4 of the way through. The post Episode 8: Carmen Buck appeared first on Dementia Action Alliance.
45 minutes | May 5, 2018
Episode 7: Mike Belleville
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=psHl3gcnArU Put two people living with dementia, talking about dementia together and you can't shut them up! In this week's episode of “This Dementia Life” our host Brian LeBlanc interviews fellow DAA Board Advisory member Mike Belleville. Brian and Mike talk about diagnosis, family, anger, advocacy and helping people who are living with dementia and [...] The post Episode 7: Mike Belleville appeared first on Dementia Action Alliance.
27 minutes | Apr 4, 2018
Episode 6: Marie Marley
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vl2RtpqxfyA In this episode Brian interviews Marie Marley. Marie talk very passionately about her 30 year relationship with Ed, from when the time they first met to becoming his caregiver. Marie went on to become an award winning writer after Ed's passing and has become a go-to person in the area of caregiving. Please watch [...] The post Episode 6: Marie Marley appeared first on Dementia Action Alliance.
39 minutes | Mar 14, 2018
Episode 5: Dr. Daniel Potts
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lCt49nnlxPw This week's guest is Dr. Daniel C. Potts. Dr. Potts shares enlightening, interesting and emotional stories about music, art and being a care partner for his dad. The post Episode 5: Dr. Daniel Potts appeared first on Dementia Action Alliance.
26 minutes | Feb 28, 2018
Episode 4: Susan Suchan
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pkq6WjYBQ1Y This is a very special edition of this Dementia Life. Brian interviewed Susan Suchan in fall of 2017. This was actually Brian's first interview for his podcast but we waited to release on this podcast till now. This is a incredible interview with Susan talking about her life and advocacy work. It truly isn't [...] The post Episode 4: Susan Suchan appeared first on Dementia Action Alliance.
33 minutes | Feb 21, 2018
Episode 3: Heather Miller
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CZrQ2KxxLmU On this week's episode of This Dementia Life, Brian LeBlanc interviews Heather Miller who is the daughter of Susan Suchan. Heather and Susan’s sister Nancy were the primary care partners for Susan. But as you will learn it was a entire family’s love and dedication to Susan that contributed in so many ways to [...] The post Episode 3: Heather Miller appeared first on Dementia Action Alliance.
33 minutes | Jan 30, 2018
Episode 2: Greg O’Brien
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kV3e9Atn18M In Episode 2, we meet the amazing Greg O'Brien. Greg discusses his diagnosis as well as his new book coming out at the end of February. You don't want to miss this one!!! The post Episode 2: Greg O’Brien appeared first on Dementia Action Alliance.
28 minutes | Jan 15, 2018
Episode 1: The mission of the DAA
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KKozm-dvm9s&feature=youtu.be Host Brian Leblanc interviews Jackie Pinkowitz, DAA Board Chair and Karen Love, DAA Executive Director, as they discuss the mission of the Dementia Action Alliance. The post Episode 1: The mission of the DAA appeared first on Dementia Action Alliance.
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