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Why Are the Candidates Silent on Caregiving?

By Dr. Jamie Huysman, LCSW, CFT These are stressful, uncertain times. Taking a step back to regroup and focus is often the next indicated action for our sanity and well-being. Family caregivers are not immune to the changes in the world around them. We have been doing so much with too little for far too […]

Tuesday, September 10, 2019
Richard Harris On the Topic of Caregiving and Justice Sandra Day O’ Connor

This episode features award-winning broadcaster Richard Harris, who discusses his own caregiving experience and his chance connection with the late Justice Sandra Day O’Connor. Check out Harris’ article on Sandra Day O’Connor and her Alzheimer’s at https://www.nextavenue.org/sandra-day-oconnor-alzheimers/

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Sunday, May 5, 2019
Dr. Diana Kerwin, the Lastest Research in Causes and Diagnosis of Dementia

Dr. Diana Kerwin, Chief of Geriatrics at the Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas, Texas, discusses the up-and-coming in research of the causes of dementia.

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Sunday, April 28, 2019
The WellMed Charitable Foundation Sponsors the National Alzheimer’s Disease-Related Dementia Summit

By Carol Zernial WellMed Charitable Foundation The WellMed Charitable Foundation is proud to sponsor the third Alzheimer’s Disease-Related Dementias Summit hosted by The National Institutes of Health (NIH) on March 14-15, 2019 in Bethesda, Maryland. This year’s summit will build off of the past two summits (2013 and 2016) along with the National Alzheimer’s Project […]

Wednesday, March 13, 2019
Jan Doughtery, Expanding Resources for Dementia Patients

This episode features Banner Alzheimer’s Institute’s nurse Jan Doughtery, discussing new ways to care for dementia patients.

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Sunday, February 3, 2019
Dr. Carole White, Dementia Capability in San Antonio, Texas

This week’s episode features Dr. Carole White of the University of Texas Health Science Center of San Antonio (UTHSC). She and the Foundation have worked together in order to bring some unforgettable news to San Antonio, Texas.

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Sunday, January 27, 2019
Annette Juba, Deputy Director of AGE of Central Texas

This episode features Annette Juba, deputy director of AGE of Central Texas.

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Sunday, January 6, 2019
Melanie Merriman, Author of Holding the Net: Caring for My Mother on the Tightrope of Aging

This episode features Melanie Merriman, author of her book Holding the Net: Caring for My Mother on the Tightrope of Aging.

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Sunday, December 30, 2018
Terri Corcoran, Challengers for Spousal Caregiving

This episode features Terri Corcoran, who cared for her late husband. Terri is also a co-editor for Mainstay, part of the Well Spouse Association.

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Sunday, November 18, 2018
Dawn Hamilton, Caring for Lewy-Body Dementia

This episode features Dawn Hamilton, who cared for her late husband who had Lewy-Body dementia.

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Sunday, November 11, 2018