1. Dynamic Aging: Independence, Health, and Cognitive Fitness Alzheimer's Caregivers 55:08

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Imagine a world where age doesn’t limit your mobility, and an active lifestyle is within everyone’s reach, regardless of memory challenges. Intrigued?

Join us as we tackle the intersection of maintaining mobility and memory health with our esteemed guest, Hartmuth Boering, a German-trained physical therapist. Hartmuth becomes our guide, unraveling the mysteries of movement and mobility amidst aging and memory loss.

Discover valuable insights on the importance of strength training, a powerful tool in slowing down aging and making daily tasks more manageable, especially for those facing memory-related challenges. We delve into the role of healthy lifestyle choices, such as nutrition and socialization, as crucial elements in promoting healthy aging.

In our conversation, Hartmuth shares safe and effective exercises seamlessly integrated into daily routines. From chair sit-to-stands to wall push-ups, he provides practical tips that significantly enhance strength and quick reaction times – essential for preventing falls. Our discussion extends to the impact of regular exercise on slowing disease progression and preventing secondary conditions, offering vital information for dementia patients and their caregivers.

As we conclude this insightful conversation, we explore the financial benefits of staying physically active and its pivotal role in cognitive health. Gain unique insights from Hartmuth on keeping dementia patients motivated and active, involving caregivers in exercise programs, and ensuring that workouts are enjoyable for everyone.

Tune in to this enriching episode, where we empower caregivers with knowledge on maintaining mobility and fostering an active lifestyle amidst memory challenges. Care for your loved ones, stay active, and stay healthy!

(00:01) Movement and Mobility for Dementia Patients
(07:01) Effective Exercises for Daily Fitness
(22:54) Exercise and Brain Health in Alzheimer’s
(27:18) Exercise Slows Disease Progression
(34:42) Exercise for Caregivers and Dementia Patients
(50:18) Stay Active, Plan Financially

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After helping care for her grandmother who had vascular dementia, Jennifer realized her Mother was showing signs of early onset Alzheimer’s. After the death of her father in 2017 Jennifer went searching for answers to many of the common questions and Alzheimer’s caregiver faces. Being a busy entrepreneur Jennifer realized that a podcast would be the easiest way to learn more about caregiving while completing other tasks.

Sadly, in late 2017 she only found one and it didn’t quite address what she was looking for, so she did the next best thing, and started her own. The Fading Memories podcast is now in it’s fourth year and despite the death of her Mom in March 2020, Jennifer is still talking to caregivers and still learning how to be an excellent caregiver. On the podcast she discusses caregiving, brain health, self-care and how to age well.