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September 28, 2022 60 min
September is world Alzheimer’s month and a great reason to talk about cognitive health issues that many people face. Statistics show that 1 in 3 seniors dies with Alzheimer’s or dementia. Today ‘s guest is Betsy Wurzel who acted as caregiver for her husband Matt after he had been diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease. Maria and Betsy talk openly about living as caregiver with a person who has Alzheimer’s and many ways she and her son took care of her husband Matt. It’s not easy to adjust to life as a caregiver and see how your husband s quality of life changes. There is no guidebook or course that can teach you how to handle these situations. Betsy started a podcast in 2019 called Chatting with Betsy. She uses her experiences to educate about taking care of a spouse who has Alzheimer's, Dementia, or Parkinson' s. In today's episode she gives great personal tips to inspire other caregivers as they weather this difficult journey. You really do not want to miss this interview as the information discussed will be so helpful for You. Even the smallest idea would be helpful to you and your loved one. Betsy's warmth and upbeat personality makes you feel like you're listening to a dear friend. Betsy has a Facebook group for anyone to join: #Kick Alzheimer’s Ass Movement. Her weekly talk show is called Chatting with Betsy.
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