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Dementia Spotlight Podcast

Bobbi and Michael Carducci

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 71: Tips, Truths & Straight Talk 41: Don't tell me I hate the disease - I hate HIM!July 18, 2024
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Episode 68: Ariann Lalla-Mohammed - Adult Protective Services Resources and Roles.July 10, 2024
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Episode 69: Tips, Truths & Straight Talk 40: Do other people have trouble with mirrors? I had to cover ours as my husband thinks other people are in the house when he sees reflections.July 03, 2024
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Episode 68: Guest Sue Feldmeth - Using cannabis and CBD to treat dementia related issues.June 26, 2024
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Episode 67: Tips, Truths & Straight Talk 39: "What do other people do when you are out and your LO has to go to the bathroom and no family bathroom is available?June 19, 2024
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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."June 12, 2024
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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?"June 05, 2024
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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?""June 05, 2024
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Episode 63: Bobbi Carducci - A Caregiver Near You Needs Help.May 22, 2024
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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."May 15, 2024
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Episode 61: Guest Carrie Leljedal - A Family Caregiver Turned Advocate.May 08, 2024
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Episode 60: Tips, Truths & Straight Talk 35 - "What can I feed my LO? She is getting extremely picky. She does not eat egg, beans, bread, tortillas, oatmeal, potatoes to name a few."May 01, 2024
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Episode 58: Tips, Truths & Straight Talk 34 - "My LO was removed from drug trial due to brain bleed. Alz doctor now wants to put him on Aricept. Has it helped your LO? What can I expect from this drug?"April 18, 2024
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Episode 57: Guest Colleen Duewel - Where Do You Go To Get Help Navigating The Challenging Health Care, Legal, and Financial Systems.April 10, 2024
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Coming April 10 - Ms. Colleen Duewell - PreviewApril 06, 2024
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Episode 56: Tips, Truths & Straight Talk 33 - "Has anyone experienced their Loved One not being able to understand what is said while still being able to speak well?"April 03, 2024
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Episode 55: Guest Jimmy Zollo - Adaptive clothing simplifies dressing especially for those living with physical or cognitive changes.March 27, 2024
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Episode 54: Tips, Truths & Straight Talk 32 - Decision To Move Forward With Leqembi Infusions.March 21, 2024
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Episode 53: Guest Lisa Graff - Caregiving is not location based; you remain a caregiver regardless of where your loved one is located.March 13, 2024
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Episode 52: Tips, Truths & Straight Talk 31 - "When LO is being violent, hallucinating, etc., why do people advise checking for UTI?"March 06, 2024
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Episode 51: Guest Sara McCunnie - The Use Of Color And Patterns In Dementia Design.February 28, 2024
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Coming February 28 - Ms. Sara McCunnie - Preview #2February 23, 2024
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Episode 50: Tips, Truths & Straight Talk 30 - "Having your mother turn on you is maddening and breaking my spirit. I’m so sad."February 21, 2024
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Coming February 28 - Ms. Sara McCunnie - Preview #1February 16, 2024
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Episode 49: Guest Kay Bransford - Preparing for the Financial Aspects of Caregiving.February 14, 2024
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