Fading Memories: Alzheimer's/Dementia Support

Fading Memories: Alzheimer's/Dementia Support

Latest Episodes

241 - The Amazing Zoe & Grandma's Memory Box
October 04, 2022

On the podcast this week is Valene Campbell. She calls herself a changemaker for her passions, children's literature, and Alzheimer's disease awareness. After vacationing with her mother in 2016, V

198 - The Busy Caregivers Guide to Advanced Alzheimer's
October 03, 2022

Finding quality advice for the advanced stages of Alzheimer's can be a challenge. Caring for someone with advanced Alzheimer's disease is a challenge. It can make you feel like you're on a hamster

240 - Mrs. Kelly's Journey Home
September 27, 2022

Breeda Miller, caregiver, author & playright. Breeda Miller was an accidental caregiver. Like most of us, she had no training or medical background. She didn't know what she didn't know. She knew s

239 - Protecting Seniors from Scams
September 20, 2022

Back with us today are Mike & Kim Barnes of Parenting Aging Parents. If you missed their first episode with me, Balancing It All, be sure to listen to that one next. Kim has had to find solutions t

238 - Understanding Hospice Care for Dementia
September 13, 2022

Hospice care is a type of health care that focuses on palliating a terminally ill patient's pain and symptoms and attending to their emotional and spiritual needs at the end of life. Hospice care prio

237 - Sharing Love Into The Future with CircleIt
September 09, 2022

Another story about a caregiver who creates something based on their experiences. His father’s actions inspired founder Art Shaikh before his passing, which moved him to develop new technology.  Ar

236 - Balancing It All
September 06, 2022

Over the past five years, Mike and Kim Barnes found themselves navigating problems they never saw coming from their parents: Alzheimer's, pacemakers, COVID pneumonia, and the tough decision to move pa

235 - Advocating For De-prescribing Medications
August 30, 2022

We want a fix when we get sick or don't feel well. Prescribing more and more medications because we want an immediate fix can cause more problems than they solve. This situation is especially true for

234 - JellyDrops - A Snack for Hydration
August 23, 2022

I learned about JellyDrops early on in my podcasting days, but sadly they weren't available outside the United Kingdom at the time. Earlier this year (2022), I started seeing social media posts from f

233 - What Is PicnicHealth & Why Do I Need It?
August 19, 2022

We all likely have a story about how our medical records are incomplete, not regularly reviewed by our doctor, or something else. It's beyond frustrating that in addition to managing ourselves, we als