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License Plates – Driving Change in Dementia

License Plates –

Driving Change in Dementia

On Alzheimer’s Speaks Radio

Thursday, Sept.29th, 2016

2pm EST, 1pm CST,  12pm MST, 11am PST and 7pm London Time

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Today we have Jennifer Freeman with us who is a mother of 3 kids who works full time at an elementary school, & is also an Alzheimer’s advocate.  Her father lived with dementia for five years and he will always be her hero.  Listen in and find out how she chose to advocate and honor her father

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Phone 620-364-6126

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Sports, Concussions, & Dementia on Alzheimer’s Speaks Radio

Sports, Concussions, & Dementia on Alzheimer’s Speaks Radio

Tuesday, July 5th, 2016

2:00pm EST, 1:00pm CST, 12:00pm MST, 11:00am PST and 7:00pm London 

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Today we are lucky to have Dr. Jason Carthen and Mike Duerson.

Dr Jason is known by some as “The Leadership Linebacker™”.  He is a former Professional Football Player with the World Champion New England Patriots, an international speaker, author, avid blogger, media-personality, and philanthropist. Today we are going to discuss his views on concussions and football.

Mike Duerson suffered a  concussion while playing college basketball for IUPUI, at the age of 18.  He is now 57 years old.  In 2009, Mike was ruled as “Gravely Mentally Disabled” by the government and removed from the workforce.  Currently, he is a philanthropist and the Founder of Dave Duerson Athletic Safety Fund, Inc. which provides nationwide Concussion Testing called (ImPACT) for student athletes in grades 7 – 12, in honor of his brother.

The foundation also provides Concussion Education curriculum to school districts for children in grades Kindergarten through 12th grade.

Contact Information:

Dr Jason

Website:  www.jasoncarthen.com

Michael Timothy Duerson

Phone:  (847) 707-2332

Email:  mike@ddfund.org

Website:  www.ddfund.org

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The NFL and Brain Injuries

The NFL and Brain Injuries

Listen in this Thursday, June 23rd at:

2:00pm EST, 1:00pm CST, 12:00pm MST, 11:00am PST

and 7:00pm London 

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This Thursday June 23rd, we are thrilled to have  Dr. Jason Carthen and Mike Duerson on Alzheimer’s Speaks Radio.

Dr Jason is known by some as “The Leadership Linebacker™”.  He is a former Professional Football Player with the World Champion New England Patriots, an international speaker, author, avid blogger, media-personality, and philanthropist. Today we are going to discuss his views on concussions and football.

Mike Duerson suffered a concussion while playing college basketball for IUPUI at the age of 18.  He is now 57years old.  In 2009, Mike was ruled as “Gravely Mentally Disabled” by the government and removed from the workforce.  Currently, he is a philanthropist and the Founder of Dave Duerson Athletic Safety Fund, Inc. which provides nationwide Concussion Testing called (ImPACT) for student athletes in grades 7 – 12, in honor of his brother.

The foundation also provides Concussion Education curriculum to school districts for children in grades Kindergarten through 12th grade.

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Contact Information For

Dr. Jason Carthen

Website:  www.jasoncarthen.com

Michael Timothy Duerson

Phone:  (847) 707-2332

Email:  mike@ddfund.org

Website:  www.ddfund.org

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