Alzheimer's Disease http://wvxu.org en A new approach to assessing levels of dimentia, including Alzheimer's http://wvxu.org/post/new-approach-assessing-levels-dimentia-including-alzheimers <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></p><p></p><p> Mon, 23 Jun 2014 08:00:05 +0000 Mark Perzel 28242 at http://wvxu.org A new approach to assessing levels of dimentia, including Alzheimer's Documenting the Devastation of Alzheimer's http://wvxu.org/post/documenting-devastation-alzheimers <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Alzheimer's is a devastating disease with no known cure. It slowly steals a person's intellect, ability to communicate, independence, and dignity, and now affects more than five million Americans. We look at what we know about Alzheimer’s disease, with <a href="https://www.miami.muohio.edu/" target="_blank">Miami University </a>Department of Sociology &amp; Gerontology Assistant Professor Dr. Kate de Medeiros and Professor Dr. Jennifer M. Kinney. Dr. de Medeiros and Dr. Sun, 20 Apr 2014 12:00:05 +0000 Jay Hanselman 25686 at http://wvxu.org Documenting the Devastation of Alzheimer's Cincinnati Original Creative Festival http://wvxu.org/post/cincinnati-original-creative-festival <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The </span><a href="http://www.pcmexpo.com/" style="line-height: 1.5;"><strong>Cincinnati Original Creative Festival</strong></a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> happens June 13 -15 at the </span><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">Sharonville Convention Center</strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">. It features vendors, speakers and exhibits of all things sewing, quilting and fiber art. As Robyn Carey-Allgeyer learns from organizer </span><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">Pam Folberth</strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, one highlight will be an exhibit of quilt squares created by people affected by Alzheimer’s disease.</span></p><p></p><p> Fri, 31 May 2013 05:30:20 +0000 Robyn Carey-Allgeyer 13092 at http://wvxu.org Cincinnati Original Creative Festival Acclaimed sportswriter Sally Jenkins' new book on women's basketball coaching legend Pat Summitt http://wvxu.org/post/acclaimed-sportswriter-sally-jenkins-new-book-womens-basketball-coaching-legend-pat-summitt <p><strong><a href="http://www.washingtonpost.com/2011/02/24/ABAfeyI_page.html">Sally Jenkins</a></strong> is a veteran sports journalist, previously writing for <strong>Sports Illustrated</strong> and now as a columnist for <strong>The Washington Post</strong>. Her newest book is called <a href="http://www.amazon.com/Sum-Up-Victories-Irrelevant-Perspective/dp/0385346875/ref=sr_1_1?tag=wvxuorg-20&amp;s=books&amp;ie=UTF8&amp;qid=1367849127&amp;sr=1-1&amp;keywords=sally+jenkins"><strong>Sum It Up: 1,098 Victories, A Couple of Irrelevant Losses, and a Life in Perspective </strong></a>and it’s all about the life and current health battle of former University of Tennessee women’s basketball coach,<a href="http://www.patsummitt.org/"> <strong>Pat Summitt</strong></a>. On this week’s <a href="http://wvxu.org/programs/front-row-betsy-ross"><strong>The Front Row with Betsy Ross</strong></a>, <strong>Sally Jenkins</strong> talks about writing the book with <strong>Coach Summitt</strong> and how she is courageously facing the early-onset Alzheimer’s that forced her off the bench.</p><p> Fri, 10 May 2013 05:30:10 +0000 Betsy Ross 12277 at http://wvxu.org Acclaimed sportswriter Sally Jenkins' new book on women's basketball coaching legend Pat Summitt "The Alzheimer's Prevention Program" http://wvxu.org/post/alzheimers-prevention-program <p>There is no denying the devastating effects of <strong>Alzheimer’s disease</strong> on the patient as well as the loved ones. And while there is no cure for this disease, there may be easy, practical ways to help stave off the disease. <strong>Dr. Gary Small</strong> is one of the country’s leading experts in Alzheimer’s and he’s written a book&nbsp;<a href="http://www.amazon.com/The-Alzheimers-Prevention-Program-Healthy/dp/076117222X/ref=sr_1_1?tag=wvxuorg-20&amp;ie=UTF8&amp;qid=1361568810&amp;sr=8-1&amp;keywords=gary+small+alzheimers"> </a><strong><a href="http://www.amazon.com/The-Alzheimers-Prevention-Program-Healthy/dp/076117222X/ref=sr_1_1?tag=wvxuorg-20&amp;ie=UTF8&amp;qid=1361568810&amp;sr=8-1&amp;keywords=gary+small+alzheimers">The Alzheimer's Prevention Program: Keep Your Brain Healthy for the Rest of Your Life</a>, </strong>that provides tips and suggestions for physical and mental exercises, nutrition and more that are considered brain healthy. Dr. Small stops by the studio to spend a few minutes with Mark Perzel discussing the difference between Alzheimer’s and dementia, and some of the suggestions in his book.</p><p></p><p> Fri, 01 Mar 2013 05:31:20 +0000 Mark Perzel 9667 at http://wvxu.org "The Alzheimer's Prevention Program"