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Peace with Dementia is a podcast for persons living with dementia and their care partners, focusing on practical tips and exploring current research. Matt encourages listeners to share what they hear on the show with their medical team and collaborate on care strategies. Together, we can create “Peace with Dementia.”

Peace with Dementia is a podcast for persons living with dementia and their care partners, focusing on practical tips and exploring current research. Matt encourages listeners to share what they hear on the show with their medical team and collaborate on care strategies. Together, we can create “Peace with Dementia.”
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Peace with Dementia is a podcast for persons living with dementia and their care partners, focusing on practical tips and exploring current research. Matt encourages listeners to share what they hear on the show with their medical team and collaborate on care strategies. Together, we can create “Peace with Dementia.”

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English


Episodes

PWDP Ep 29: Hurricane Preparedness & Dementia Part III: A Loved One in Facility

9/10/2019
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What if you have a loved one in a facility as a storm is approaching? Listen to Matt and Amy discuss what you need to know before choosing a facility and what to expect as a hurricane threatens. Show Notes: http://bit.ly/29_Hurricane_Prep

Duration:00:18:38

PWDP Ep 28: Hurricane Preparedness & Dementia Series Part II: 9 Tips for Sheltering in Place

8/27/2019
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Depending on storm conditions, it may be best to stay home, also known as 'sheltering in place.' If you have a loved one living with dementia, you will want to be prepared by listening to my conversation with nurse Amy Avery. Show Notes: http://bit.ly/28_Hurricane_Prep

Duration:00:17:51

PWDP Ep 27: Hurricane Preparedness & Dementia Series Part I: 11 Tips for Evacuating

8/13/2019
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It's certainly a challenge to evacuate for a hurricane. Imagine having to evacuate with a loved one living with dementia. Find some valuable tips as we interview Amy Avery on the top tips. Show Notes: http://bit.ly/PWDP_27_Hurricane_Prep

Duration:00:18:53

PWDP Ep 26: Taking Your Brain for a Test Drive

9/27/2018
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Matt sits down with Dr. John Sawyer of Ochsner Health System to discuss aspects of cognitive testing to detect what is going on with your brain. Show Notes: http://bit.ly/PWDP26

Duration:00:23:41

PWDP Ep 25: Care Partner Spotlight - Yvonne

9/15/2018
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Matt welcomes a VERY special guest to share her experinces and advice as a former dementia care partner. Show notes: http://bit.ly/PWDP_Ep_25 . Epiosde brought to you by Trails End Popcorn www.trails-end.com (see notes).

Duration:00:28:15

PWDP Ep 24: When Care Partnering Ends

9/1/2018
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Matt discusses the issues and opportunities after a loved one with dementia passes away. Show notes: https://goo.gl/SFvhpD

Duration:00:16:39

PWDP Ep 23: Dr. Brian Mizuki on Evaluating Brain Products

7/5/2018
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Dr. Brian Mizuki of Ochsner Health System's Brain Health and Cognitive Disorders Program joins Matt to discuss the many brain products that are marketed to families impacted by dementia. Show notes: https://goo.gl/osXSaF

Duration:00:30:02

PWDP Ep 22: Dr. Theresa Scott with the Latest Research on Driving

6/28/2018
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Dr. Theresa Scott of the University of Queensland in Brisbane, Australia discusses driving cessation and her latest research on driving and dementia. Show Notes: https://goo.gl/osXSaF

Duration:00:30:03

PWDP Ep 21: TimeSlips Storytelling for Persons Living with Dementia

6/22/2018
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Matt introduces 'TimeSlips,' a creative storytelling activity for persons living with dementia. Show Notes: https://goo.gl/vd7wJ7

Duration:00:13:56

PWDP Ep 20: Obsessive Reminiscence in Dementia

6/14/2018
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Matt discuss a obsessive reminiscence, when a person living with dementia constantly expresses the same memories to the dismay of themselves and others around them. This is based on 2008 article by William Puentes, PhD, RN, FAAN. Show notes: https://goo.gl/9VQDSL

Duration:00:20:18

PWDP Ep 19: Top 10 Sleep Disturbances and Solutions with Heather Johnson, RN

6/9/2018
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Heather Johnson, RN with Empira in Minnesota discusses the top ten sleep distrubance in dementia, along with solutions for restorative sleep. Show notes: https://goo.gl/pL4WoP

Duration:00:30:47

PWDP Ep 18: Dr. Susan Nelson Talks Finding Help, Delirium, and Travel

5/31/2018
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Geriatrician Dr. Susan Nelson returns to discuss finding the right kind of help, how to recognize and avoid delirium, and how to travel with your loved one if necessary. Show notes: https://goo.gl/JSSdTo

Duration:00:32:29

PWDP Ep 17: Driving Retirement with Matt Gurwell

5/24/2018
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Matt & Matt discuss the difficult conversation of when it is time to stop driving for safety concerns. Show Notes: https://goo.gl/Qb6J9f

Duration:00:28:37

PWDP Ep 16: Ambiguous Loss Talk at the 2018 SGS/GSS Conference

5/17/2018
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Matt presents on Ambiguous Loss and his Master thesis project to an audience at the April 13, 2018 Southern Gerontological Society/ Georgia Gerontology Society Annual Conference. Show Notes: https://goo.gl/RFsRjG

Duration:00:26:01

PWDP Ep 15: Benefits of the Dr. Visit with Dr. Beth Arredondo, PhD

5/12/2018
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Dr. Beth Arredondo joins Matt to discuss the benefits of seeing the doctor when you have cognitive concerns. Show notes: https://goo.gl/VEAKzd

Duration:00:39:06

PWDP Ep 14: Detecting Elder Abuse with Dr. James 'Jay' Bulot, PhD

5/3/2018
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Elder abuse is all too common, especial with dementia. From scams by strangers to schemes of family members, Jay Bulot sits down with Matt to discuss. Visit the show notes: https://goo.gl/bMNoVD

Duration:00:34:34

PWDP Ep 13: Living ASAP with Lewy Body Dementia: Robert Bowles, Jr.

4/26/2018
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Robert Bowles has a uplifting perspective to share as someone living with Lewy Body Dementia. Show notes: https://goo.gl/kjbtoA

Duration:00:29:50

PWDP Ep 12: Ensuring Your Wishes are Known

4/16/2018
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Matt and Ochsner Health System's Dr. Susan Nelson sit down to discuss the how & why of making your healthcare wishes known. Show notes for links/resources: https://goo.gl/dtKFy9

Duration:00:39:32

PWDP Ep 11: Brian LeBlanc Has Alzheimer’s, But It Doesn’t Have Him

4/12/2018
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Matt visits with Brian LeBlanc, an advocate living with dementia, to discuss how Brian is creating peace with dementia around the country and beyond. Show notes: https://goo.gl/xpK2nW

Duration:00:32:37

PWDP Ep 10.5: Rewind of episodes 6-10

4/11/2018
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Matt previews episodes 6-10 without spoilers! See individual episodes for the show notes. Copy/paste https://goo.gl/c1VZvk

Duration:00:15:46