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Elevate Eldercare

Feb 23, 2022

We continue our new format for “Let Me Say This About That” – highlighting all of the podcasts released in the month in one episode.

In February three podcasts were released:
- Reframing Dementia and Caregiving for the Future
(Episode 135)
- Editing the Genetics of Alzheimer’s
(Episode 136)
 - Getting Closer to...

Feb 16, 2022

Marvell Adams, Jr. has built his career in non-profit senior services on a desire to bring the traditional spaces associated with eldercare – the nursing home, the assisted living facility – closer to home. But creating a home isn’t as simple as building a structure. It’s a deliberate act of fostering...

Feb 9, 2022

Dr. Ornit Chiba-Falek’s work as an Alzheimer’s researcher sounds almost like science fiction – but it’s real. At the Duke University School of Medicine, Chiba-Falek and her colleagues are probing the ways that science can essentially turn off the specific DNA sequences that can lead to Alzheimer’s and other...

Feb 2, 2022

Amid the gradual aging of the American population, there’s never been more awareness about Alzheimer’s and other dementias – but the stigmas and misconceptions have also persisted alongside this public knowledge, even among well-meaning people.

At the University of Pennsylvania’s Penn Memory Center, Dr. Jason...