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BTB: Jane Wilkens Michael Show: The Longest Day

Podcast: Play in new window | Download DownloadShow URLThe summer solstice this year may fall on June 21st, but for those facing Alzheimer’s, every day can seem to last forever. During Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month, the Alzheimer’s Association hosts The Longest Day, a global movement and team event to raise funds and awareness for

Better than Before: Jane Wilkens Michael Show: Food for Thought

In tribute to Alzheimer’s & Brain and Awareness Month, Jane speaks with celebrated four-star chef, producer, and motivational speaker Madison Cowan. In his role as chef, he has catered to actors Halle Berry, Scarlett Johansson and Anthony Anderson, rapper and poet Mos Def, fashion icon Donna Karan, and former President Bill Clinton, to name a few. Among his many other accomplishments, Chef Cowan won three consecutive episodes on the Food Network’s hit show, Chopped, to become the first ever Grand Champion. He was also victorious on Iron Chef America’s epic Battle Kale and currently is featured on multiple series on the network, such as Beat Bobby Flay, Guilty Pleasures and Iron Chef Eats. Chef Cowan has now teamed up with the Alzheimer’s Association to create special recipes to help everyone achieve better brain health. Jane will also be joined by Monica Moreno, Senior Director of Care and Support at the Alzheimer’s Association, who is responsible for the oversight and administration of all national programs and strategies serving early-stage constituents and their families. She and Jane will discuss a study the Association recently conducted on the important role of caregivers. She also shares lifestyle tip and tools to minimize cognitive impairment. For more info on the recipes and study click onto Alz.org.

Better Than Before: Jane Wilkens Michael: House Call

Today on the JWM Show…Better Than Before, Jane’s guest is Robin Wilson, an interior designer and one of the pioneers of the eco-friendly movement who is focused on creating healthy spaces for her clients. Robin is author of the new book Clean Design: Wellness for Your Lifestyle and an ambassador for the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America. Jane and Robin will talk about natural ways to reduce the “wheezes and sneezes” of summer allergies and how to create a healthy home free of dust, pollen, mold and other allergy triggers. Jane will also be speaking with Dr. Keith Fargo, Director of Scientific Programs & Outreach at the Alzheimer’s Association, about all the encouraging new research being done on Alzheimer’s and dementia to delay or even prevent it.