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Live Well With Dementia 

Evolving Past Alzheimer's

Release Date: 03/01/2021

Why I'm excited about Aducanumab (Aduhelm)! show art Why I'm excited about Aducanumab (Aduhelm)!

Evolving Past Alzheimer's

Dr. Nate Bergman quickly summarizes the story up the FDA's recent "accelerated approval" of Biogen's - Aducanumab (brand named, Aduhelm). He ends off with surprise about why he is excited about the approval...and it's probably not what you think! A quick, but useful listen.

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Living well with Alzheimer's - Lisa's story of getting back to herself. show art Living well with Alzheimer's - Lisa's story of getting back to herself.

Evolving Past Alzheimer's

This episode is an important listen for anyone with doubts, reservations, or skepticism around a precision, functional medicine approach to the treatment of Alzheimer's disease.

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Does the new Alzheimer's drug Aducanumab mean the end of Alzheimer's? with Marwan Sabbagh, MD. show art Does the new Alzheimer's drug Aducanumab mean the end of Alzheimer's? with Marwan Sabbagh, MD.

Evolving Past Alzheimer's

In this episode, we hear the argument in favor of the new Alzheimer's drug, Aducanumab (Aduhelm).  Dr. Marwan Sabbagh is a clinical and research leader at the Cleveland Clinic's Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health. He was a doctor that saw patients in one of the trials that led to the FDA's Accelerated (provisional) Approval. 

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People Getting Better- More Trial Results with Drs Ann Hathaway & Deborah Gordon show art People Getting Better- More Trial Results with Drs Ann Hathaway & Deborah Gordon

Evolving Past Alzheimer's

This week we will do almost a Part 2 from the last episode with Drs Dale Bredesen and Kat Toups.  In that episode, we featured recently released results data on MedArchive from a clinical trial in which 84% of 25 patients with early Alzheimer's Disease and Mild Cognitive Impairment improved with a Precision Medicine approach.  

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Evolving Past Alzheimer's

Our guests today are Drs Kat Toups & Dale Bredesen.

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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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Live Well With Dementia  show art Live Well With Dementia 

Evolving Past Alzheimer's

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

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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?