MY PARENTS ARE NOW MY KIDS

MY PARENTS ARE NOW MY KIDS

A diagnosis of dementia can be scary. If you or someone you love has been confronted with this reality you may not know where to turn. Dr. Monica Parker, named one of the top doctors for geriatric medicine and an expert on cutting-edge dementia research, along with Denise Bailey who has cared for both parents with the disorder will have candid conversations about what to expect, how to react and how to cope.

Episodes

May 31, 2023 19 mins
Dr. Monica gives Denise advice on how to treat her mom's agitation after she breaks her leg. Is the FDA approved drug Rexulti an option?
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Since the COVID pandemic, people are stir crazy and ready to travel. How do you do that when traveling with someone with Dementia? We give you some great tips!
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A healthy body helps a healthy brain. Dr. Monica emphasizes that and discusses questions you should ask and where you can find helpful health information.
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Dr. Monica Parker discusses the new FDA approved drug Lecanemab.
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Licensed Creative Arts Therapist Kimberly Faulkner discusses the benefits of art therapy for those with dementia and Alzheimer's. Special Guest: Kimberly Faulkner.
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We conclude our conversation with Alice Cooper as we discuss difficult scenarios that caregivers face on a daily basis and how you can handle them. Special Guests: .
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Clinical social worker Alice Cooper discusses caregiver training options, responsibilities and how caregivers must understand the needs of those they care for. Special Guests: .
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May 31, 2022 15 mins
It's been nearly a year since the introduction of the breakthrough drug Aducanumab. Dr. Monica gives us an update and discusses some new treatments on the horizon.
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Denise shares her recent experiences in the emergency room with her mother. Dr. Monica gives tips on how to plan and what to do to improve your ER experience.
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March 29, 2022 20 mins
Caregiver stress is still around. Dr. Monica and Denise discuss options that caregivers can access for support and outlets to utilize for relief.
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Caregivers may be in that age group where Medicare eligibility is fast approaching. We have an informative conversation with expert, Bonnie Dobbs who can help you cut through the Medicare red tape! Special Guest: Bonnie Dobbs.
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Dr. Monica Parker concludes her discussion with certified senior advisor, Victoria Archable with Care Patrol an organization that provides senior living options for families based on care needs. Special Guest: Victoria Archable.
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Dr. Monica Parker talks with certified senior advisor, Victoria Archable with Care Patrol an organization that provides senior living options for families based on care needs. Special Guest: Victoria Archable.
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October 31, 2021 20 mins
We talk about COVID and other vaccines to keep you informed.
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October 15, 2021 22 mins
Dr. Monica Parker updates us on what's been happening in her life and how her experience can help other caregivers.
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We conclude our wonderful conversation with Ty Lewis, a dynamic woman juggling career and family while lovingly caring for her mother with Alzheimer's Special Guest: Ty Lewis.
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We have a wonderful conversation with Ty Lewis, a dynamic woman juggling career and family while lovingly caring for her mother with Alzheimer's. Special Guest: Ty Lewis.
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July 31, 2021 3 mins
We are taking inventory of our podcast and would like to hear from you!
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Caregiving is difficult but you can find some positives in every situation and adapt. Denise and Dr. Monica share personal stories and give important advice.
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June 30, 2021 19 mins
I have an informative discussion with Rishawn Dindial, a third year medical and MBA student. Rishawn has developed an APP called Memoryz that is a wonderful tool for caregivers and care receivers. Special Guest: Rishawn Dindial.
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