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Dementia Spotlight is a weekly podcast hosted by Bobbi and Mike Carducci that focuses on caregivers and those who will become caregivers. The hosts and their guests will provide tips, truths, and straight talk about Alzheimer's and the many other forms of dementia. Guests will be on the second and fourth Wednesdays of each month and tips, truths, and straight talk will be on the opposite Wednesdays. Join us as we bring to light, the realities of dementia care.

Dementia Spotlight Podcast Bobbi and Michael Carducci

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Dementia Spotlight is a weekly podcast hosted by Bobbi and Mike Carducci that focuses on caregivers and those who will become caregivers. The hosts and their guests will provide tips, truths, and straight talk about Alzheimer's and the many other forms of dementia. Guests will be on the second and fourth Wednesdays of each month and tips, truths, and straight talk will be on the opposite Wednesdays. Join us as we bring to light, the realities of dementia care.

    Episode 66: Guest Mary Underwood - The one person you want to hear from that you're doing a great job is the person who can't tell you you're doing a great job."

    Episode 66: Guest Mary Underwood - The one person you want to hear from that you're doing a great job is the person who can't tell you you're doing a great job."

    In today's episode, we talk with guest Ms. Mary Underwood. Recently, Mary made the decision to form her own consulting company, Empowermentia, Empowerment plus Dementia. She strongly believes and advocates for quality care, informed decisions, and specialized training. For her work, she has received numerous awards from organizations that focus on the work of those in the field of memory care.Click here for Mary's Empowermentia.com WebsiteIf you appreciate the information shared o...

    • 35 min
    Episode 64: Tips, Truths & Straight Talk 37 - "I was warned not to have my husband get an official diagnosis – he has mild cognitive impairment- because he might later be denied medical services as he already has an incurable disease. Is this true?""

    Episode 64: Tips, Truths & Straight Talk 37 - "I was warned not to have my husband get an official diagnosis – he has mild cognitive impairment- because he might later be denied medical services as he already has an incurable disease. Is this true?""

    Today, Bobbi and Mike discuss one of the many myths about dementia and dementia care.Carducci Caregiving Consulting and Dementia Spotlight Podcast are proud to be an affiliate of Joe & Bella Adaptive Clothing. Click here for our affiliate link for your Joe and Balla purchases.To follow us on "X" (Twitter) - @bobbicarducci2 -and- @michaelcarducc4Click here for the Dementia Spotlight Facebook PageInteresting and informative guests will join us on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday ...

    • 6 min
    Episode 65: Tips, Truths & Straight Talk 37 - "My loved one was on the commode in her room, and she fell over and poop went everywhere. I can’t do poop. How do I get that terrible odor out of her room?"

    Episode 65: Tips, Truths & Straight Talk 37 - "My loved one was on the commode in her room, and she fell over and poop went everywhere. I can’t do poop. How do I get that terrible odor out of her room?"

    One of the most common reasons for someone to put a loved one in a care home is they can't deal with poop. We can absolutely guarantee you, if you're dealing with somebody with a dementia, poop-will-happen. Today, Bobbi and Mike discuss a couple of helpful hints to deal with poop.Carducci Caregiving Consulting and Dementia Spotlight Podcast are proud to be an affiliate of Joe & Bella Adaptive Clothing. Click here for our affiliate link for your Joe and Balla purchases.If you a...

    • 6 min
    Episode 63: Bobbi Carducci - A Caregiver Near You Needs Help.

    Episode 63: Bobbi Carducci - A Caregiver Near You Needs Help.

    They may not say it out loud, but they are communicating their need by their absence from all the activities they used to be involved with, or by the phone calls, text messages, or tweets that no longer arrive in your inbox.Bobbi has written a paper on how a caregiver near you needs help. What we're going to do today is let Bobbi fly solo and let her talk about this paper and how a caregiver near you needs help. Take it away.As a caregiver consultant, Bobbi offers one FREE 30 -minute co...

    • 5 min
    Episode 62: Tips, Truths & Straight Talk 36 - "Can someone explain why my LO will only wear the same shirt and jeans. I bought two of each and always have a set ready to go."

    Episode 62: Tips, Truths & Straight Talk 36 - "Can someone explain why my LO will only wear the same shirt and jeans. I bought two of each and always have a set ready to go."

    Can two people read the same question and get a different meaning? Find out on today's episode of Tips, Truths, and Straight talk.Carducci Caregiving Consulting and Dementia Spotlight Podcast are proud to be an affiliate of Joe & Bella Adaptive Clothing. Click here for our affiliate link for your Joe and Balla purchases.To follow us on "X" (Twitter) - @bobbicarducci2 -and- @michaelcarducc4Click here for the Dementia Spotlight Facebook PageInteresting and informativ...

    • 7 min
    Episode 61: Guest Carrie Leljedal - A Family Caregiver Turned Advocate.

    Episode 61: Guest Carrie Leljedal - A Family Caregiver Turned Advocate.

    In today's episode, we talk with guest Ms. Carrie Leljedal, a Family Caregiver Turned Advocate who describes herself as "one mad mom". She is a Program Manager for The Live Oak Project. She is a Board Member for NYC Gray Panthers Organization and Co-Chairs their Transformation Tuesday series. She is also the states Spokesperson for Illinois Caregivers for Compromise.Her greatest joy is to work in a field she is so passionate about.Carrie's Websites and Social Media links:The...

    • 28 min

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