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Jun 13, 2019

Kent and Terri discuss driving and dementia.

Terri Cassidy of Health Promotion Partners

Health Promotion Partners is owned and operated by Terri Cassidy.  Terri is an occupational therapist and Certified Driver Rehabilitation Specialist whose practice focuses on direct patient care as well as education to medical professionals on topics of driver safety. 

Triggered by a Tortilla

May 31, 2019

Triggered by a Tortilla

On the way to a recent hike we stopped at a local taco shop for breakfast. Brian, my partner, ordered a chorizo and egg burrito. I ordered the machaca burrito, then poured the contents out of the huge tortilla into the bowl of sauteed sweet potatoes, spinach, and red peppers I had prepared...

May 29, 2019

None of us knows how to die, and that’s part of what inspires Roy Remer in his hospice work. Roy has been both a caregiver and a care receiver in his lifetime. Since 1997 he has served as an end-of-life caregiver and educator, teaching Mindful Caregiving among other topics. He currently serves as the Executive...

Why caregiving is fatal and what to do about it

May 20, 2019

Joe’s beloved wife of 20 years was diagnosed with dementia, a shock to both of them. In the weeks and months that followed, Joe set about to make sure Evelyn was as happy and comfortable as she possibly could be. He woke up early to make her favorite breakfast so he could focus on getting her dressed once she arose....

May 14, 2019

Our guest Sheryl Scheuer is a dementia educator and support group leader.  She also was a long distance caregiver for her mom who had dementia for 20 years.  Sheryl talks about "time traveling" with her mom as the dementia deepened.  Sheryl also believes the words we use like "suffering" have a big influence on how...