Category Archives: Caregiver Tips

Minute with Dr. Mike: Never let the fear of striking out get in your way.” -Babe Ruth

Never let the fear of striking out get in your way

Minute with Dr. Mike. “Never let the fear of striking out get in your way.” -Babe Ruth Who is Babe Ruth and what did he mean when he said, “Never let the fear of striking out get in your way.”? In This Podcast: 00:20 – “Never let the fear of striking out get in your

Minute with Dr. Mike: Let’s talk about the “F” word

Let's talk about the "F" word

Minute with Dr. Mike Let’s talk about the “F” wordLet’s talk about the good “F” word!In This Podcast:00:18 – What is the “F” word?00:37 – Keep the faith!01:36 – Write down your goals. Need a walker for your loved one? Get the footbar walker here.

Tuesday Dementia Training: Q and A

Tuesday Dementia Training: Q and A

Tuesday Dementia Training: Q and ADo you have questions about your loved ones that has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s and Dementia?Dr. Mike gives sound advices and suggestions on how to take care of your loved ones diagnosed with Alzheimer’s and Dementia.In this episode:02:55 – Question: How can I take care of my wife who is

Q and A with Michelle Eliason, OTR on Alzheimer’s and Dementia

Michelle Eliason

Q and A with Michelle Eliason, OTR on Alzheimer’s and Dementia How to help your patients decide where to stay? Michelle Eliason talks about her mission on how to help patients be able to make the choice where they live throughout their lifespan. In This Podcast: 01:37 – Introducing Michelle 02:10 – What can we learn

Alzheimer’s and Dementia Support Group: Q and A with Dr. Mike Chua

Q and A with Dr. Mike Chua

Alzheimer’s and Dementia Support Group: Q and A with Dr. Mike ChuaDo you have a couple of unanswered questions about your loved ones that has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s and Dementia?Dr. Mike answers and gives advices on how to deal and take care of our loved ones having Alzheimer’s and Dementia.In this episode:02:10 – Q:

Tuesday Dementia Training with Lanisha Martin

Lanisha Martin

Tuesday Dementia Training with Lanisha Martin How do we provide care to patients who have Dementia? Lanisha Martin is a COTA, CDP, and Author of “Providing Care with Dementia”. Today, she will talk about her book and what can you learn from it. In This Podcast: 01:13 – Introducing Lanisha Martin. 02:43 – It takes

Q and A with Dr. Mike Chua: Is falling a common thing with Dementia?

Is falling a common thing with Dementia

Q and A with Dr. Mike Chua: Is falling a common thing with Dementia?Is falling a common thing with Dementia?In This Podcast:00:55 – Is falling a common thing for Dementia?01:18 – Your basal ganglia.01:41 – Your blood pressure.03:33 – Your eyes.06:42 – Your inner ears.08:30 – Your reflexes.10:03 – Dehydration. Need a walker for your loved

Tuesday Dementia Training with Nikolay Zuyev of Clinical Selfie

Nikolay Zuyev

Tuesday Dementia Training with Nikolay Zuyev of Clinical SelfieTuesday Dementia Training with Nikolay Zuyev of Clinical SelfieIn This Podcast:01:42 – Introducing Nikolay Zuyev02:50 – Mini Cognitive Test.08:14 – The purpose of Clinical Selfie09:30 – Nikolay’s App.10:53 – Don’t compare yourself to others, compare yourself to your score.15:02 – Where can you download his app?15:53 –

Tuesday Dementia Training with Jason Heidel of MakeGrandmaSmile.com

Jason Heidel

Tuesday Dementia Training with Jason Heidel of MakeGrandmaSmile.comTuesday Dementia Training with Jason Heidel of MakeGrandmaSmile.comIn This Podcast:01:02 – Introducing Jason Heidel.02:22 – Getting to know him more and what he does for a living.05:00 – What kind of entertainer was he in WCIU?10:57 – What is MakeGrandmaSmile Program?16:41 – Samples from his Program.29:08 – “Celebrating

Tuesday Dementia Training with Christine Henderson

Christine Henderson

Tuesday Dementia Training with Christine Henderson How can puppet therapy help our loved ones with Dementia? Christine Henderson talks about the efficiency of incorporating puppet therapy into a Dementia patient’s plan of care. This also creates a reconnection among patients and their families.  In this episode: 02:10 – Introduction of Christine Henderson. 02:30 – How does puppet

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