Below are some archived shows from our monthly radio program, Living the Comfortable Life. This section covers care and treatment for Alzheimer's disease and dementia in our area.
March 15, 2017
West Bend resident Rob Sutherland joins Dave to discuss the journey of his wife Rhonda, who at age 56, was diagnosed with Early On-set Dementia and Sporadic Alzheimer's disease. Rob describes how both Rhonda's life, and his, have changed as the care needs continue to increase.
July 29, 2016
Washington County Fair Special Edition - Tom Hlavacek, Executive Director for The Alzheimer's Association of Southeastern Wisconsin, rejoins Dave live from The Washington County Fair to provide a look at dementia related issues in our society. Tom discusses Alzheimer's disease, the importance of early and accurate diagnosis, the resources available from The Alzheimer's Association and review the progress that is being made with Alzheimer's disease.
December 5, 2015
Dr. Deborah Bier, Director of Special Populations at ComForCare Home Care, discusses care options for individuals with Dementia and details the DementiaWise program which was developed by/for ComForcare to assist caregivers in providing care specific for those suffering from Dementia.
July 26, 2015
Return guest, Tom Hlavacek, Executive Director of the Alzheimer's Association of Southeastern Wisconsin, joins Dave to talk about the resources that the Alzheimer's Association offers, and to discuss the progress that is being made in caring for individuals with Alzheimer's Disease.
July 26, 2013 - Part 1
July 26, 2013 - Part 2
Dr. Larry Sullivan, Neurologist from Froedtert Health and Tom Hlavacek, Executive Director for the Alzheimer's Association of Southeastern Wisconsin, discuss Alzheimer's diagnosis, care and the resources that are available to individuals and families.