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The Thank You Dan & Alex Show broadcast on 77 WABC, a Cumulus Media owned-and-operated station, airs on Sundays from 7:00pm – 8:00pm. The show is hosted by Dan Gasby and his girlfriend Alex L. Gasby is the husband of iconic lifestyle maven B. Smith, who suffers from early onset Alzheimer’s. She is cared for by Gasby, daughter Dana Gasby, and their five Italian Mastiffs at their home in East Hampton, Long Island. The Thank You Dan & Alex show discusses compelling stories about the reality of living as told by the hosts, celeb guests, and Gasby’s army of followers.

The Thank You Dan & Alex Show broadcast on 77 WABC, a Cumulus Media owned-and-operated station, airs on Sundays from 7:00pm – 8:00pm. The show is hosted by Dan Gasby and his girlfriend Alex L. Gasby is the husband of iconic lifestyle maven B. Smith, who suffers from early onset Alzheimer’s. She is cared for by Gasby, daughter Dana Gasby, and their five Italian Mastiffs at their home in East Hampton, Long Island. The Thank You Dan & Alex show discusses compelling stories about the reality of living as told by the hosts, celeb guests, and Gasby’s army of followers.
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The Thank You Dan & Alex Show broadcast on 77 WABC, a Cumulus Media owned-and-operated station, airs on Sundays from 7:00pm – 8:00pm. The show is hosted by Dan Gasby and his girlfriend Alex L. Gasby is the husband of iconic lifestyle maven B. Smith, who suffers from early onset Alzheimer’s. She is cared for by Gasby, daughter Dana Gasby, and their five Italian Mastiffs at their home in East Hampton, Long Island. The Thank You Dan & Alex show discusses compelling stories about the reality of living as told by the hosts, celeb guests, and Gasby’s army of followers.

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English


Episodes

Project Life

4/22/2019
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Police Officer, David, from Westbury NY, sits down with Dan and Alex to discuss Project Life; a program, that aims towards helping people who need assistance with life needs. They mention that helping someone through obstacles can cause a chain reaction for others to do the same. Dan and Alex both overcame challenges in their own personal lives, and breakdown their journey.

Duration:00:51:26

Caregiving & The Effects

4/15/2019
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Dan and Alex have a very informative show today! They spoke to ladies that represent Unicity Eldercare at Ridgewood in New Jersey on how to care for someone with a disease in different phases of life. They also spoke to President and CEO from the Alzheimer's Foundation of America,Charles Fuschillo, and discover what he has learned and went through working with Alzheimer's.

Duration:00:50:42

Episode 18 - Alzheimer's Movement

4/8/2019
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Executive for the Women's Alzheimer's Movement,Erin Stein, breaks down the recent research and conversations in the world of Alzheimer's. Dan and Alex also highlight a beautiful story about a 13 year old boy's journey to buy his mom a car! They wrap up the show discussing immigrants and the struggles that occur in their daily lives.

Duration:00:51:36

Episode 17 - Stem Cells and Alzheimer's

3/25/2019
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Chief executive officer and co-founder of The New York Stem Cell Foundation, Susan Solemen, sit down with Dan and Alex to discuss Stem Cells and Alzheimer's. The conversation branches off into recognizing symptoms and the effects of bullying.

Duration:00:52:30

Episode 16 - Reflection & Forgiveness

3/25/2019
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This week Dan & Alex spend time on reflection and discussing forgiveness. Dan receives a letter from his friend Lisa Genova, author of the book “Still Alice”. Lisa holds a PhD neuroscience from Harvard University and her book is about a 50-year old woman’s sudden descent into early onset Alzheimer’s.

Duration:00:50:51

Episode 15 - Importance of Caregiving

3/18/2019
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Dan & Alex recap their appearance on CBS This Morning and discuss the message they are trying to provide about caregiving, just how important it is and the challenges that come with. Also joining the show this week is Ed Devoe, EVP of Burton Trend Public Affairs and policy advisor to the New Jersey Cannabis Association. They discuss with Ed the future of marijuana and the possibility of legalization in New Jersey.

Duration:00:48:08

Episode 14 - Women’s History Month and the Differences in Everyone

3/11/2019
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On this week’s edition of the Thank You Dan & Alex Show, they discuss the NY Stem Cell Foundation, how some diseases develop differently for certain ethnic groups and March being Women’s History Month. Joining the show this week is Dr. Margaret Perick-Vance and her husband Jeffrey Vance.

Duration:00:48:40

Episode 13 - Overcoming Challenges

3/4/2019
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Dan & Alex are joined by former NFL player Ben Utecht and Jillian Capadecia, professor in the urology department at Mount Sinai Hospital. Each discuss the different challenges they have faced in their lives and different careers and how they navigated to overcome.

Duration:00:50:32

Episode 12 - Brain Health & Treatment

2/25/2019
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Dan and Alex the work from the American Brain Foundation and all they’ve been doing to find cures for brain diseases. This week they are joined by Gina Belafonte, the daughter of the legendary Harry Belafonte.

Duration:00:50:11

Episode 11 - Caregiving & Brain Health

2/18/2019
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This week Dan and Alex are joined by Brian McCourt, the CEO of The Able Network, discussing what The Able Network does and caregiving. Dr. Michael Weiner of The Brain Health Registry also joins the show.

Duration:00:50:03

Episode 10 - The Controversy in the Public Eye about B, Alex & Dan

2/11/2019
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Dan & Alex discuss their past week after being forced to face negative attention over their relationship and how they've handled it all. They talk about their lives together, Dan caring for B, their family life and so much more.

Duration:00:51:12

Episode 9 - Dr. Oz

2/4/2019
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Dr. Oz joins Dan & Alex to discuss Alzheimer’s, caring for those with Alzheimer’s disease and caring for yourself.

Duration:00:51:12

Episode 7 - Looking Back on 2018

1/24/2019
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B’s further decline & the seizures, my Dad’s sickness & death in Germany. Caregiving, the importance of being active, good sleep and we start to address the race component.

Duration:00:51:36

Episode 6 - 2 Days Before Christmas

1/24/2019
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Dan & B’s 26th Wedding Anniversary, their story, it’s significance and how life & the significance of holidays has changed, due to B’s decline.

Duration:00:49:22

Episode 8 - The importance of therapy and exercise to improve quality of life.

1/23/2019
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Revival of the TY Dan Show and how it started and now transitioned into our show, our story & our mission to raise awareness. The importance of therapy and exercise to improve quality of life.

Duration:00:50:55

Episode 5 - Researching on the Brain

1/7/2019
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Dan & Alex are joined by Jane Ransom of the American Brain Foundation. They discuss Jane’s work and funding research for brain disease, the difference between certain brain diseases, and keeping a positive approach to the many challenges faced.

Duration:00:50:57

Episode 4 - Life's Positives

1/6/2019
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Dan & Alex discuss the positive in life, and how important it is for YOU to care for yourself.

Duration:00:51:12

Episode 3 - The Holidays

1/3/2019
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Dan & Alex discuss their personal lives through the holiday season, and Dan sheds light on the challenges faced when being a care giver.

Duration:00:51:18

Episode 2 - Loving Someone with Alzheimer's

1/2/2019
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Dan & Alex look back at Dan meeting B, the struggle with her Alzheimer’s diagnosis and how meeting Alex helped him through.

Duration:00:51:32

Episode 1 - Dan & Alex Welcomes You

12/24/2018
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Welcome to Thank You Dan & Alex show. On this episode, Dan and Alex discusses Dan’s life with B. Smith and the significance to Dan for this time of year.

Duration:00:52:37