27 episodes

Life With Dementia is an interview-style podcast sharing relevant research, personal stories, and practical tips for living well with dementia. We talk to people all over the world: scientists, researchers, practitioners, family care partners, industry professionals, and people living with dementia to hear firsthand about solutions they’ve discovered and what we can do to improve resources and support for people affected by dementia.

Life With Dementia Johnna Lowther

    • Education
    • 5.0 • 14 Ratings

Life With Dementia is an interview-style podcast sharing relevant research, personal stories, and practical tips for living well with dementia. We talk to people all over the world: scientists, researchers, practitioners, family care partners, industry professionals, and people living with dementia to hear firsthand about solutions they’ve discovered and what we can do to improve resources and support for people affected by dementia.

    BIG ANNOUNCEMENTS!

    BIG ANNOUNCEMENTS!

    Find out what the Dementia Association for Awareness and Support has been up to and hear about a new podcast series we are embarking on that will include the voice of a new co-host! This special fall/winter series will highlight the expertise that only lived-experience has. Listeners will get to hear the living, breathing experience of discovery through the lens of a progressive diagnosis of dementia. Life With Dementia is a proud member of the Alberta Podcast Network. "Locally grown. Community Supported.

    • 34 min
    Pulling Creative Spirit Into Long-Term Care

    Pulling Creative Spirit Into Long-Term Care

    Long-term care environments are often viewed as institutional settings. Find out what we can do to change that and support environments that are full of creative spirit.

    Life With Dementia is a proud member of the Alberta Podcast Network. "Locally grown. Community supported."

    • 44 min
    Has COVID-19 been ALL gloom and doom?

    Has COVID-19 been ALL gloom and doom?

    No one has gone untouched by the global crisis of COVID-19; but what has come out of this that might actually be better? That’s the topic we are hitting today with Cindy Bond of the Alzheimer's Society in Calgary, Alberta. We'll look at how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected families, caregivers and those living with dementia.

    Life With Dementia is a proud member of the Alberta Podcast Network. "Locally grown. Community supported."

    • 31 min
    PUSH BACK Against Dementia

    PUSH BACK Against Dementia

    If you’re someone who worries about getting Alzheimer’s or dementia someday, you’ll want to hear how science, and specifically the work of Dr. Rob Sutherland, is proving that we can fight back against genetic predispositions of dementia.

    Life With Dementia is a proud member of the Alberta Podcast Network. "Locally grown. Community supported."

    • 23 min
    In the Shadow of Alzheimer’s

    In the Shadow of Alzheimer’s

    Knowing that you have a genetic predisposition to Alzheimer’s can leave you feeling like you’re constantly in the shadow of impending bad news. Hear a deeply personal story from my mother, as she talks through some of the fear and anxiety she lives with daily surrounding a family history of Alzheimer's and discover the things that guide her though.

    • 30 min
    Keeping Brains and Bodies Active During COVID-19

    Keeping Brains and Bodies Active During COVID-19

    The current health crisis and subsequent social isolation has placed additional stress upon family and friends who are supporting and/or caring for persons living with dementia at home in their chosen community. Our guest is Teri Kennedy-Flynn, who shares creative ways to engage in an at-home setting; technology solutions that can help caregivers; or how to catch up on a much needed moment of respite by accessing online programs. 

    • 32 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
14 Ratings

14 Ratings

Dmankc ,

Concise and through dementia podcast

I've been following several dementia-related podcasts for a while, and although the others have been helpful, Life with Dementia Pod has delivered the best most concise material. It's a new pod, so only a couple of episodes have dropped, but I have greatly benefited and look forward to many more. The host's ability to steer the show, yet truly listen to the guest's infinite knowledge in this field has been amazing. Like most of us, we are busy, and this pod gives me everything I need in the shortest amount of time possible. Heres to many more pods and can't wait! Spread the word, because dementia is a disability most of us will deal withat some point (ourselves or a loved one). Thank you Johnna.

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