NEW PODCAST ON ALZHEIMER’s
From the podcast’s Web site: “The Forgetting is a podcast that talks about and demystifies Alzheimer’s disease. The twice-monthly show is co-hosted by two well-respected Alzheimer’s experts: David Shenk author of, “The Forgetting: Alzheimer’s, Portrait of an Epidemic;” and Greg O’Brien, author of, “On Pluto: Inside the Mind of Alzheimer’s.” O’Brien was diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer’s disease in 2009, at age 59. The podcast highlights the friendship Shenk and O’Brien share, while also documenting O’Brien’s experience with the disease as its symptoms become more pronounced. The earliest conversations date from 2015. Subsequent episodes of the podcast follow O’Brien’s journey with the disease to the present day. The podcast is produced at WCAI in Woods Hole. Executive Producer: Sean Corcoran. Producer: Steve Junker.”
NEWS ARTICLE FROM NYCityWoman
An article found at NYCitywoman – “Caring for a Loved One with Dementia“, is a simple and personal story of a wife whose husband is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s and how she began to deal with the obligations of a caregiver. The article contains an extensive list of resources at the end.