Focus on the Delaware Valley, with Lora Lewis

Focus on the Delaware Valley, with Lora Lewis

Charles Fuschillo, President/CEO of the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America Download

00:29 Download October 7th, 2023

Charles Fuschillo, President/CEO of the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America retuned to discuss the latest on their programs and services and their upcoming Educational Conference in Philadelphia on November 15th.  We began with a discussion of Alzheimer’s disease, it is not ‘dementia’ nor an unavoidable part of the aging process.  We discussed the numbers, in PA there are 280,000 plus living with it, two-thirds are women and those ‘social determinates’ – access to care, education, proper nutrition, can play a part in developing the disease.   He spoke of the onset, from forgetting words and difficulty in planning, through changes in mood, confusion and personal hygiene issues through to the late stages.  His advice, do not ignore or ‘cover up’ these symptoms, seek medical advice.  It could be a nutritional deficiency or a drug reaction, if it is as early sign of Alzheimer’s, there are medications and life skills tools to help delay the progression.   Charles spoke of promising new treatments and encourages everyone to visit their website to take their free ‘Memory Screening’ as a baseline for future reference.

We discussed the mission of the Alzheimer’s Foundation, support and training for caregivers, research, political advocacy for housing, insurance and caregiver support, and education.  To address the need for more information they have been ‘on tour’ of the US, sponsoring educational conferences for families and patients, caregivers and medical professionals, with a final stop in Philadelphia November 15 at the Doubletree on Broad Street.  Speakers will include researchers, legal experts, practitioners and more, to address all aspects of life with Alzheimer’s.  Registration is free at alzfdn.org.  Look for ‘Events’

To speak with a trained professional call them, seven days a week during business hours, at 866-232-8484 .

Podcasts you may like

Deanna & Justin In The Morning

Deanna & Justin In The Morning- Never Perfect, Always Fun. Deanna and Justin In The Morning is the show that starts your day. You wake up to the annoying alarm, […]

5 episodes

Do What You Love

I’m Jeff Kurkjian. I’ve hosted morning radio since I was in college at Syracuse University, a stop in beautiful Cleveland, Ohio to now, Las Vegas, Nevada. In radio, we are […]

Play Latest (May 24th, 2023)

42 episodes

Second Date Update On The :10s Podcasts

Second Date Update on the :10s: 6:10am, 7:10am and 8:10am with the GetUp Crew on HOT 96.9 You had a first date, it was great, you think a second one […]

Play Latest (February 29th)

1009 episodes

War Of The Roses

Presented to you by Plato’s Closet! Enjoy listening to three friends bust some cheaters in the morning…we’ve got you covered. With the MRL Show’s War Of The Roses, we get […]

Play Latest (February 29th)

325 episodes

PG: Parental Guidance (Needed)

Roxanne and special guests share parenting mishaps and milestones. With crazy schedules for parents and kids and the added distraction of tech everywhere you turn, they are less dishing out […]

Play Latest (October 6th, 2023)

180 episodes