Alzheimer's Disease

June 13-15
1:30 am
Fri May 31, 2013

Cincinnati Original Creative Festival

The Cincinnati Original Creative Festival happens June 13 -15 at the Sharonville Convention Center. It features vendors, speakers and exhibits of all things sewing, quilting and fiber art. As Robyn Carey-Allgeyer learns from organizer Pam Folberth, one highlight will be an exhibit of quilt squares created by people affected by Alzheimer’s disease.

The Front Row
1:30 am
Fri May 10, 2013

Acclaimed sportswriter Sally Jenkins' new book on women's basketball coaching legend Pat Summitt

Sally Jenkins is a veteran sports journalist, previously writing for Sports Illustrated and now as a columnist for The Washington Post. Her newest book is called Sum It Up: 1,098 Victories, A Couple of Irrelevant Losses, and a Life in Perspective and it’s all about the life and current health battle of former University of Tennessee women’s basketball coach, Pat Summitt. On this week’s The Front Row with Betsy Ross, Sally Jenkins talks about writing the book with Coach Summitt and how she is courageously facing the early-onset Alzheimer’s that forced her off the bench.

Author Dr. Gary Small
12:31 am
Fri March 1, 2013

"The Alzheimer's Prevention Program"

There is no denying the devastating effects of Alzheimer’s disease 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. Dr. Gary Small is one of the country’s leading experts in Alzheimer’s and he’s written a book  The Alzheimer's Prevention Program: Keep Your Brain Healthy for the Rest of Your Life, 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.


A Special Movie Event
3:00 pm
Sun August 12, 2012

Until Sadie Blotz

Production of the film "Until Sadie Blotz"

Jane Durrell speaks with Melissa Godoy and Amy Kruep, the forces behind Until Sadie Blotz, a local film that uses Alzheimer patients from DaySTAE as actors.