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Live Well With Dementia 

Evolving Past Alzheimer's

Release Date: 03/01/2021

Being Patient - The Evolution of Data in Alzheimer's & Dementia with Deborah Kan show art Being Patient - The Evolution of Data in Alzheimer's & Dementia with Deborah Kan

Evolving Past Alzheimer's

Deborah Kan is a former executive producer with the Wall Street Journal. In 2017 she founded the website BeingPatient.com, a comprehensive website dedicated to Alzheimer's news, stories, and support.

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Pushing Back Against Dementia - Chrissy's Journey show art Pushing Back Against Dementia - Chrissy's Journey

Evolving Past Alzheimer's

We are witnessing a sea change in dementia. More people are being diagnosed, earlier and younger. And people are figuring out how to actually fight back against the disease and taking ownership of their condition.

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A Patient Story: The Heart-Brain Connection & Energy  show art A Patient Story: The Heart-Brain Connection & Energy

Evolving Past Alzheimer's

George suffered a major brain injury as a result of his heart stopping about 4 years ago.  Fortunately, he has successfully recovered from the brain injury and this is the story of how the Mullers did it!

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Evolving Past Alzheimer's

We get many questions from listeners and people seeking Alzheimer’s prevention and early intervention about the risks and benefits of hormone therapies, such as estrogen and progesterone.

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Evolving Past Alzheimer's

In this episode, you'll meet the co-founders of Kemper House and Kemper Cognitive Wellness.

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Shining Light Into the Brain - New study results! with Dr Marvin Berman show art Shining Light Into the Brain - New study results! with Dr Marvin Berman

Evolving Past Alzheimer's

We have discussed, photobiomodulation in several past podcasts.  It’s essentially shining lights on the head in order to positively influence brain function.  Growing research supports the use of photobiomodulation for Alzheimer’s and other dementias. 

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Homeopathic Treatments for Alzheimer’s Patients (and their caregivers) with Joette Calabrese show art Homeopathic Treatments for Alzheimer’s Patients (and their caregivers) with Joette Calabrese

Evolving Past Alzheimer's

In this interview, we talk about what homeopathy is, the safeness and effectiveness of homeopathic treatments, and how you can use homeopathic remedies if you are a caregiver of someone with dementia to benefit yourself and your loved one.

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Preventing Disease Through Diet with Dr. James O'Keefe  show art Preventing Disease Through Diet with Dr. James O'Keefe

Evolving Past Alzheimer's

James O’Keefe is the director of preventative cardiology at St Louis Mid-America Heart Institute in Kansas City and a professor of medicine at the University of Missouri. Dr O’Keefe taught me that checking your blood sugar right after you eat is really important. And even healthy people may see a huge spike in their blood sugar right after they eat.  Many different chronic diseases are linked to problems with blood sugar.

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Methylene Blue & It’s Potential in Alzheimer’s show art Methylene Blue & It’s Potential in Alzheimer’s

Evolving Past Alzheimer's

Part 2 of the conversation with Francisco Gonzalez-Lima. We are talking about Methylene Blue as a potential therapy for Alzheimer’s. This is something that you can access yourself with the proper research needed to obtain a pharmaceutical grade. We talk about its potential as a therapy for early intervention and prevention of Alzheimer’s.

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Evolving Past Alzheimer's

This is a super technical episode. The guest is a world leader in brain energy and its impact on cognition and cognitive change that leads to Alzheimer’s. We had to break this episode into two parts.

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In this episode, you'll meet the co-founders of Kemper House and Kemper Cognitive Wellness.  Betty and Kristin Kemper talk about the ideas that inspired them to start:

1) Kemper House - a dedicated assisted living environment pushing the boundaries of what people thought was possible for Alzheimer's and dementia care

2) Kemper Cognitive Wellness - one of the nation’s leading companies for Alzheimer's and dementia prevention, support, and services. We treat everything from brain fog and ADHD all the way through dementia

 

You'll also hear from Cheryl Freed, Vice President of Learning & Education at Kemper and family dementia coach at Kemper Cognitive Wellness on the principles that shape living well even with a diagnosis of Alzheimer's or dementia.

Finally, we'll tell you about our latest project that we are so proud of - a course for Caregivers of someone with Alzheimer's or other dementia - called, Live Well with Dementia. 

Learn more at:

Livewellwithdementia.com

 

Learn more about the work at Kemper:

Kemperwellness.com

kemperhouse.com

 

7:48 - What they learned when Kristen’s father and Betty’s husband ended up in the care of their organization 

10:49 - The mission of Kemper Cognitive Wellness to catch cognitive decline early 

13:13 - What it is like to work in the innovative environment of Kemper vs a traditional assisted living model 

15:25 - What can you do when you recieve a diagnosis? 

20:03 - What does success look like when someone is moving through the later stages of Dementia?

23:50 - What does success look like when a loved one is at the end of their life?