As we live longer thanks to technological advances, we reach years in age where we need more assistance. Many of us will need to take care of aging loved ones and may need to learn about, understand and deal with dementia and Alzheimers. Jacqueline Marcell, author of Elder Rage – Take my father – Please, talked to Lori about the difficulties that come with taking care of aging parents. She shares her own experiences with love and humor and shares early warning signs to identify Alzheimer’s, tips on how to take the car keys away and how to handle anger outbursts.
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Stephen Furst got his big break into movies in “Animal House,” in which he played Flounder. Stephen has also starred as Dr. Elliot Axelrod in “St. Elsewhere” and as Vir Cotto in “Babylon5.” He is a successful television and movie producer/director and a kidney patient.
Lori Hartwell is the Founder & President of Renal Support Network (RSN) and the host of KidneyTalk®, a radio podcast show. Lori was diagnosed with kidney disease at the age of two. In 1993 she founded RSN to instill “health, happiness and hope” into the lives of those affected by chronic kidney disease. Lori is also the author of the inspirational book Chronically Happy: Joyful Living in Spite of Chronic Illnessand is a four-time kidney transplant recipient.
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