TagDementia

S1E45: Research Updates

What lifestyle choices increase your risk for chronic disease? To answer that we take a look at findings from the Nurse's Health Studies, which has 280,000 participants, many who started in 1976, and is now in its third generation.

Episode 20: Caring for Someone with Dementia

Michael is married to Janet who has Huntington’s disease and dementia; he wasn’t prepared to be Janet’s caregiver, but he has learned a lot in the last 12 years. This week he talks about how relationships, perspectives, and relationships change when your partner has a progressive, terminal disease.

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S1E34: Huntington’s Disease

Huntington's disease is a rare, inherited disease that causes the progressive breakdown (degeneration) of nerve cells in the brain. We talk about the disease, how it is inherited and how people with the disease are cared for.

Raven in Flight

S1E16: Flight of Ideas with Betsy Wurzel

Betsy Wurzel's husband started having major memory issues at only 54, and was diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer's Disease at only 56. She lost him in January after 10-years, but she has been an advocate to raise awareness and increase education to help others. Listen to this interview to hear...

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