Daily Dementia Dose: 7 Days without exercise makes one weak

exercising

When you’re not exercising, your body gets weak. If I don’t go out and walk, and go to the gym, my back hurts and I actually gain weight. My knee hurts and I just can’t move around very fluidly. Evidence shows that if a patient goes to the hospital for 3 to 3 days, they

Daily Dementia Dose: Gather Relevant Information

gather information

I was listening to Vicki Fitch, you have to check her page out – dementia with grace. The word “GRACE” is an acronym for all relevant information. She explains it well, that any lay people can understand it. One of the letters – G – stands for gather information. Yesterday, I went to a memory

Daily Dementia Dose: Reaching out for help

reach out for help

I just got home from exercising. Over the weekend, I interviewed a lady, her name is Erica Graham. Her mother used to be in assisted living, and now she’s taking care of her mom at home. She’s really rocking it. The reason she’s rocking it is not because her mother is good, but because she

Daily Dementia Dose: Say I love you more often

Say I love you

Today is a sad day for me and my wife. The husband of one of her good friends died. He passed away very suddenly. It’s just sad because my father just passed away several months ago. It’s still difficult if you have a death in the family. Death is inevitable. It will come. It’s just

Daily Dementia Dose: Verbal Outburst

Daily Dementia Dose Verbal Outburst

90% of patients with dementia will eventually encounter verbal outburst. Most of the time, there’s always an underlying reason. It’s not just because they are just mean and old. There’s always a reason behind that verbal outburst. One of the reasons is some medical stuff and some confusion. Most of the time, it is medical

Daily Dementia Dose: Repetition, Routine, Reminiscing

Routine and repetition

This episode is brought to you by giveloved1.com, which is a box that you send to your loved ones and helps in reminding them that you love them. Last night, I was listening to Vicki Fitch, she has this really good book about dementia. She has this acronym – GRACE. R is for Routine. Routine

The MisUnderstanding Dementia Podcast with Guest Eileen Corbett

The MisUnderstanding Dementia Podcast with Guest Eileen Corbeet

  Our special guest today is Eileen Corbett. She uses her hair stylist skills to take care of her mother who has dementia. Eileen used to be the manager of a hair salon in JC Penny. Today we will have a lot to learn from Eileen Corbett. In this podcast with Eileen Corbett: 01:30 –

Daily Dementia Dose: You get what you expect

Daily Dementia Dose You get what you expect

The other day, I went to a dementia patient. According to his history, he has a really bad behavior. I expected to see the bad behavior. I was expecting that he would be always mad and irritated by everything. However, in my head, I told myself to change my mindset and change the expectation I

Misunderstanding Dementia Podcast with Dr. Jenna Kantor

Our special guest today is Dr. Jenna Kantor. She’s also a physical therapist and she has some experience with taking care of dementia patients. In this podcast with Dr. Jenna Kantor: 01:00 – Jenna talks about herself and her experiences 02:00 – Jenna talks about dementia running in the family and Mike tells us more

Career Transition with Mike Chua and Marcy Travis

With Marcy Travis

Today we have a very special guest, Marcy Travis, where we talk about career transition. Marcy has a few freebies to give away at the end so tune in! In this podcast: 01:50 РMarcy talks about transitioning to a job you love 02:30 РMarcy talks about herself and her previous work 05:00 РMarcy

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