Dementia Resilience with Jill Lorentz

Dementia Resilience with Jill Lorentz

Latest Episodes

DRwJL – Portraits of Dementia Exhibit is Insightful!
May 30, 2024

May 30, 2024 - I had the extreme pleasure of having Joe Wallace on my show recently. Joe is a journalist and photographer who spent a significant amount of time capturing the stories and essence of pe

DRwJL – What does it take to have a dignified death w Alz
March 07, 2024

February 27, 2024 - Many states have approved allowing people to transition their death in a way they want, if they have a terminal disease. However, this does not apply to people with dementia diseas

No one wants to be pitied!
March 07, 2024

February 13,2024 - No one wants to be pitied, they just want to be understood and loved. How to navigate through sadness and grief and do it in a positive way! -

DRwJL – Answering questions about Issues that are not dementia disease related, like TIA’s
June 27, 2023

June 27, 2023 There are many complicating issues such as brain injuries, TIA's, delirium, localized head injuries, brain injuries and more. I will explain all of this as best I can!

DRwJL – Medication Management
June 20, 2023

June 20, 2023 Dispersing medication is one of the hardest tasks caregivers have to do. No one enjoys it! Let's add changes in medication and we don't know why our person is having symptoms we don't

DRwJL – Bedtime Struggles- Is Anyone Sleeping???
June 13, 2023

June 13,2023 Hallucinations, arthritis, restless leg syndrome, wandering and more can keep us awake at night. Is there an end to this nightmare?

DRwJL – Paranoia Hostility – Oh No!
May 31, 2023

May 30, 2023 When someone has paranoid delusions and they are aimed at you, life can seem overwhelming and never ending. What to do!

DRwJL – Living through hostility & surviving
May 29, 2023

May 16 , 2023 When you are living with someone who is in advanced stages of a dementia disease and every day is a constant fight, how do you manage? It is stressful and emotionally taxing. Here is

DRwJL – identifying emotional strife so you can work through issues
May 27, 2023

May 9,2023 Working through emotions and acting instead of reacting can help ease tension and open lanes of communication.

DRwJL – Talking with Children About Dementia Diseases
May 26, 2023

April 25, 2023 This show is dedicated to discussing cognitive impairment and memory loss with children. They are smart and adaptable when they are informed, and often look for ways to address the