Hidden Hearing proud to sponsor the Alzheimer Society of Ireland’s new DemTalks podcast
In Carers Week 2023, The Alzheimer Society of Ireland (The ASI) launched the DemTalks podcast; Series One, The Dementia Carers Campaign Network. The Dementia Carers Campaign Network (DCCN) is an advocacy group of people who have experience caring for a loved one with dementia. The podcast is proudly sponsored by Hidden Hearing.
This first series of the DemTalks, Our Stories, Our Voices podcast is dedicated to amplifying carer voices and stories and destigmatising the experience of caring. The podcast aims to create a platform where carers and experts can share their unique experiences, perspectives, and ideas.
Series One features diverse stories and members of the DCCN will be joined by Entrepreneur Pamela Laird speaking about caring for her father who is living with dementia, Makeup Artist Megan O’Connor sharing her experience of caring for her mother who passed away after living with dementia. Songwriter and Musician Mike Hanrahan speaks about supporting his mother through dementia and how this inspired him to become a Global Brain Health Fellow.
ASI Ambassador and Entrepreneur Pamela Laird says: "DemTalks will be a fantastic source of information for people caring for their loved ones; hearing others with real experience can be a great support to other carers and those looking after family members affected by dementia. The mix of professional experts with really valuable advice is an important aspect of the podcast. Anyone listening will find the podcast a real lifeline of support."
ASI Advocacy Officer and Host of DemTalks, Our Stories, Our Voices, Judy Williams said: "We are incredibly excited to launch 'DemTalks, Our Stories, Our Voices' and create a space where individuals from different walks of life can come together to share their experience of caring. We believe that everyone's story is important and that by listening to, and learning from, one another, we can build bridges of empathy and understanding."
Audiologist and Marketing Director at Hidden Hearing, Dolores Madden said: "We’re so delighted to be sponsoring DemTalks, Our Stories, Our Voices. As Ireland’s leading premium hearing healthcare provider, we place a strong emphasis on connection. Hearing connects people and enables them to get the best out of life and each other. The stories on the podcast will resonate with many, a platform that will help foster the feeling of connection within the community of family carers and supporters of people living with dementia. We want to thank the Alzheimer Society of Ireland for producing this podcast and providing a voice to people caring for people living with Dementia.”
DemTalks, Our Stories, Our Voices is available for streaming on all major podcast platforms since June 14th. The ASI hopes that other carers who listen to the podcast will feel less alone. Listeners can expect to hear stories that will inspire, inform, and encourage dialogue on a wide range of topics, including carer identity, home care, and caring in the LGBTQ+ community.
Listen to the DemTalks podcast; Series One, The Dementia Carers Campaign Network here or wherever you get your podcasts: https://bit.ly/44n4PYZ!
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