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AlzAuthors is the global community of authors writing about Alzheimer's and dementia from personal experience to light the way for others. Founded by three authors in 2015, we are now more than 350 strong. Our mission is to vet resources for caregivers - books, blogs, podcast, and film - to use as a handrail on a dementia journey. We offer a robust website, blog, podcast, virtual events, a carefully categorized bookstore, and more. Remember: You are not alone.

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Sharing An Alzheimer'S Diagnosis Through Speaking Tours And Writing &Raquo; Jane D
Sharing an Alzheimer's Diagnosis Through Speaking Tours and Writing

Podcast Description: Jane Dwinell, co-author of Alzheimer's Canyon, brings a heartfelt and personal touch to the podcast. As a former Unitarian Universalist minister and with a background in nursing a…

Podcast Description:…

Podcast Description: Jane Dwinell, co-author of Alzheimer's Canyon, brings a heartfelt and personal touch to the podcast. As a former Unitarian Universalist minister and with a background in nursing and hospice care, Jane's journey as a Caregiver for her husband, Sky Yardley, provides a unique and empathetic perspective on the impact of Alzheimer's. Through their public speaking tour and workshops, Jane and Sky shared their experiences with dementia, aiming to break the silence and stigma surrounding the disease. Jane's dedication to storytelling and her commitment to raising awareness make he…

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Books &Amp; Chit Chat: Andrea Couture Discusses Memoir &Quot;Embracing What Remains&Quot; &Raquo; Alzauthors Untangling Alzheimers Dementia
Books & Chit Chat: Andrea Couture Discusses Memoir "Embracing What Remains"

This is the replay of our inaugural book club discussion with our friends at Aging & Amazing. "Books & Chit Chat" is a monthly book club featuring a title from the AlzAuthors collection. Throu…

This is the replay o…

This is the replay of our inaugural book club discussion with our friends at Aging & Amazing. "Books & Chit Chat" is a monthly book club featuring a title from the AlzAuthors collection. Throughout the month, readers participate in a discussion in the book club's Circle Community at Aging & Amazing, then meet with the author for an in-depth discussion of the book and the caregiving journey. The online discussions are moderated by Andrea Couture, whom we meet during this first of the discussions on January 30, 2024. Andrea, also known as Drea, is the author of "Embracing What Remai…

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How To Use Art To Reach Those With Dementia: Proven Strategies To Connect &Raquo; Dementia And The Arts
How to Use Art to Reach Those with Dementia: Proven Strategies to Connect

Have you heard these myths about the power of art in dementia care? Myth 1: Only artistic individuals can benefit from art therapy. Myth 2: People with advanced dementia can't engage in creative act…

Have you heard these…

Have you heard these myths about the power of art in dementia care? Myth 1: Only artistic individuals can benefit from art therapy. Myth 2: People with advanced dementia can't engage in creative activities. Myth 3: Art therapy is only about painting and drawing. In this podcast, you will learn how different art forms can benefit those living with dementia and how you can incorporate them in your care. From using humor to engaging with music and art, our expert panelists are redefining the meaning of connection in dementia care. Learn how simple activities like painting, singing, and even r…

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Writing Through The Fog: Three Authors Share Dementia Coping Strategies &Raquo; Writing Through The Fog Three Authors Share Dementia Coping Strategies
Writing Through the Fog: Three Authors Share Dementia Coping Strategies

Anyone living with Alzheimer's or dementia, and those who care for them, knows the importance of lifestyle adjustments to successfully navigate this journey. From simple strategies like making lists, …

Anyone living with A…

Anyone living with Alzheimer's or dementia, and those who care for them, knows the importance of lifestyle adjustments to successfully navigate this journey. From simple strategies like making lists, reducing social commitments, and focusing on tasks that bring joy, to complex maneuvers like family involvement in advanced directive planning, the lifestyle changes are indeed varied. In this podcast hosted by Kensington Senior Living, three authors discuss the role of personalized coping mechanisms, underscoring the unique experience each individual and family uses to embrace and adapt to the u…

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Alzauthors Book Club Chit Chat Promo With Aging And Amazing &Raquo; Alzauthors Book Club Chit Chat Promo With Aging And Amazing
AlzAuthors Book Club Chit Chat Promo with Aging and Amazing

AlzAuthors is excited and honored to partner with the online community Aging & Amazing for a monthly book club, a “Meet the Author” type of event: AlzAuthors Books and Chit Chat. The book cl…

AlzAuthors is excite…

AlzAuthors is excited and honored to partner with the online community Aging & Amazing for a monthly book club, a “Meet the Author” type of event: AlzAuthors Books and Chit Chat. The book club will feature a new book and author every month. The first few months have been scheduled and include: January 30th 7pm EST: Andrea Couture – Embracing What Remains: A Memoir February 27th 7pm EST: Florrie Munat – Be Brave, a Wife’s Journey Through CaregivingMarch 26th 7pm EST: Ruth Stevens– Stage Seven, a novelApril 30th 7pm EST: A gathering of poets for National Poetry Month:…

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