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The Indian Caregiver.. A Journey By Usha Tewari

The Indian Caregiver.. A Journey By Usha Tewari

By Usha
The Indian Caregiver Podcast is a personal journey shared by Usha Tewari. Usha balances her professional work with her caregiving and advocacy passion for Alzheimer's, Dementia and Caregiver awareness. As a caregiver, promoting and sharing self-care tips is important for those embarking on this journey. The goal is for listeners to better understand the challenges associated with this disease as well as to create an awareness for breaking down barriers that lead to misconceptions. #IndianCaregiver #EndAlz #Caregiver #SouthAsianSpeak #Dementia #SelfCare
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The Importance of Grassroots Advocacy for Alzheimer's/Dementia and Caregivers
In this episode, we will talk with Ryan Schiff, Florida Public Policy Manager of the Alzheimer's Association about the magical powers of advocating for Alzheimer's and other related Dementia as well as for caregivers at the federal level.  Mr. Schiff will explain what the federal priorities are for the United States as well as discuss the grassroots impact Advocates have during Forum in Washington DC and on social media. Key links How to become an Alzheimer Association Advocate - www.alzimpact.org/volunteer Alzheimer's Association - https://www.alz.org/ Alzheimer's Association 24/7 HELPLINE 800.272.3900 Florida Alzheimer's Association Advocacy Twitter Account:  @AlzAdvocacyFL and @Ryan2EndAlz The Indian Caregiver: Instagram and Facebook @theindiancaregiver Twitter @ushwari #EndAlz #dementia #caregiver #southasianspeak #indiancaregiver #Alzheimers #advocate
25:42
August 02, 2022
Conversation with Dr. Brittany Lamb- ER Physician helping #caregivers of loved ones with #dementia
Dr. Brittany Lamb is an Emergency Room Physician practicing in Virginia.  During this episode she shares her experiences caring for dementia patients, while empowering medical decision makers with information to make important decisions for their loved ones. 
29:60
March 01, 2022
Living with Early Onset #Alzheimer's - Dan's story
Dan Jaworski is a passionate individual diagnosed with early onset #Alzheimer's a few years ago.  He is determined to find a cure not only for himself but for those affected by this disease.  Since he was diagnosed he is training for Kona Ironman taking place October 8, 2022 in Hawaii.  I am sure you will his journey inspiring as well as has understand what it is like to be diagnosed with early onset Alzheimer's- it is important to live life to the fullest every day. 
28:17
February 14, 2022
Alzheimer's Federal Policy and Advocacy #ENDALZ
Evan Holler, Senior Public Policy Manager Alzheimer's Association shares important federal priority legislation that is valuable to Alzheimer's families and caregivers.  He also discusses the importance of advocating for this cause, and how Florida advocates share their stories to make a difference and create an awareness of this disease.   Anyone can be an advocate, and your voice is important!
29:60
July 30, 2021
You are the CEO of your life
Special guest, Ty Gilbert shares his fitness and self care journey, and how it motivated me to take charge to be the "CEO of my Life"
38:31
June 23, 2021
"Cycling is my medication; the fresh air is my anti-depressant"
How biking has helped my mental state of mind especially as a caregiver.
13:56
May 22, 2021
Celebrating Women with Katherine N. Johnson
In this episode, my guest Katherine N. Johnson provides valuable a perspective as a Certified Professional Coach, Mentor, Writer and Speaker.  We celebrate women in STEM particularly those who are making contributions to finding a cure for Alzheimer's and motivate caregivers to focus on themselves.  
30:00
March 07, 2021
Advocacy- Empowering Yourself to Change Your Loved One's Condtion
Shared my TedX style talk that was shared during the Brave BOLD Beyond Virtual Summit in October 2020 #indiancaregiver #ushaspeaks #caregiver #dementia
12:55
February 28, 2021
Self Care and Caregiving Tips with Marv Nixon
Marv Nixon of Nixon Health Coaching provides valuable insight as to generally why self care is important and provides tips as to what caregivers can do pertaining to nutrition, sleep, and wellness activities.
51:39
January 13, 2021
Caregiving Tips- National Caregivers Month
I share with you some caregiving tips that I discovered has helped me as well as emphasize the importance of self care. #ENDALZ #Alzheimers #brainhealth #caregiver #dementia #ushaspeaks #indiancaregiver
20:59
November 22, 2020
Happy Birthday Mom ❤🎂
I dedicate this episode to my mom for her Birthday. My mom was born and raised in Mauritius, and lived most of her life in India before moving to Florida in 1970. Since childhood she has been through a lot, both her parents passed away at a young age, she moved to India experienced culture shock and then eventually settled in 1970 in Orlando with my dad. Now she has dementia, but she still has a heart of gold.
18:01
September 03, 2020
Fight For What You Believe In!
Saluting my grandfather and fight for an independent India. That principle has been instilled in me as a child, and I continue to fight & advocate for my mom especially during covid, overcoming healthcare challenges.
21:43
August 18, 2020
Curious to Know Why..
In my first episode I will discuss why I decided to start a podcast. Advocacy especially for caregivers is important to me and highlighting #ENDALZ & #dementia challenges. Being a caregiver, I realize the importance of taking care of myself so I can remain positive during my mom's challenges.
08:10
July 11, 2020