Dementia Real Talk, How To Care & Thrive

Dementia Real Talk, How To Care & Thrive

Care & Thrive is an organization dedicated to dementia education providing simple, easy to use solutions for people caring for a memory impaired loved one (MILO™). Our goal is to provide our amazing community of caregivers with useable information that will help make them Care-THRIVERS! www.careandthrive.org or follow us on facebook

Episodes

February 24, 2021 31 min
Weather alerts, tornado sirens, watches, warnings! During Severe weather season all of the distractions are enough to make anyone a little "on-edge" but if you are suffering with dementia or are the care-partner of someone with dementia, it can be really challenging! On this podcast we talk to Meteorologist, James Spann about the importance of having a severe weather plan and continuing to build your care-thrive network t...
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Lets talk about how signs can be helpful and confusing for people living with Dementia!
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December 10, 2020 21 min
If you have ever had one of “those days” where all cylinders weren’t quite firing right, then we are discussing real life experiences of feeling completely overwhelmed.
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Helpful tips for your Holiday Gatherings with loved ones dealing with Dementia!
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October 22, 2020 17 min
The pumpkin obsession has begun, but this holiday's monster mash may wreak havoc with your dementia impairments. Join us on Dementia Real Talk as we discuss ways to tame the "BOOS" this Halloween!
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Today, we are talking directly to those of you that have best friends living with dementia and we are going to discuss how you can help your friend THRIVE!
For more information visit: www.careandthrive.org
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On today's episode we'll discuss reminiscence therapy approaches and how keeping your passions alive will help you Thrive while living with dementia.
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September 15, 2020 24 min
Unexpected trips to the hospital are never easy especially when living with dementia or are a care partner. Join us as we discuss proactive steps you can take to be prepared in this new world we're living in.
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In honor of Better Speech and Hearing Month, we are going to continue our series on including the Speech Pathologist in your Dementia Thrive Network. Today, we’re going to talk about swallowing problems that often occur in the later stages of dementia and our guest is
Natasha Patete Richardson, CCC-SLP, Valley View Hospital, Glenwood Springs, Colorado
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Join us today as we interview Jessie Hillock, owner of The Memory Compass, LLC. As a certified SLP, Jessie has specialized her private practice on helping people living with dementia and explains why a Speech-Language Pathologist needs to be a key member of your Dementia Thrive Network.
www.thememorycompass.com
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Join us to learn how Barb Cole is thriving despite being diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Disease over 10 years ago.
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April 16, 2020 23 min
Did you know that hearing loss could potentially lead to to dementia?
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April 1, 2020 20 min
Sleep is an important aspect of your and your care-partner's well-being. There are many things that are proven to help you go to sleep and stay asleep when living with dementia and this podcast discusses some of those strategies.
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March 25, 2020 19 min
When is it time for you or your loved-one with dementia to stop driving? This podcast gives you some basic things to look for when determining when it's time to "hang up the keys"
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March 25, 2020 27 min
Wandering is a common issue when living with dementia. On this podcast we are joined by Alabaster Police Department's Cpl.John St. Pierre as he teaches us about local services to help with registration of your loved one for first responders as well as some awesome products used for locating loved ones that have wandered away!
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This podcast will you understand the steps you may need to take once you or a loved-one receives a diagnosis of dementia. With the right team in place around you and with a plan in place, you can thrive for many wonderful years with dementia!
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March 11, 2020 20 min
Getting diagnosed early can be of great benefit in helping you or your care-partner understand how to better adapt your everyday life to keep thriving for as long as possible!
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Vickie Harris, owner of Mending Hearts, LLC joins Judi to discuss important questions everyone should ask before hiring a sitting service.
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Dementia coach, Judi Pritchard talks with local pharmacy owner, Kim Blair about the importance of managing all of your medications and utilizing your local pharmacist to do so.
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Dementia care partner coach, Judi Pritchard talks about some basic early signs of dementia and how to differentiate between those signs and normal aging.
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