When Mom Has Dementia, How To Celebrate Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is not always a happy day for everyone — like when mom has dementia and is forgetting the family she raised.

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Yugoslavian Fish Stew And Unsolved Mysteries, Inside Appalachia

This week on Inside Appalachia, we look back at a shocking crime near the Appalachian Trail and speak to the author of a book that re-examines the case. We also sample a beloved Lenten staple made in Charleston, West Virginia. It’s a Yugoslavian fish stew that has a little bit of everything. And we talk with the poet laureate of Blair County, Pennsylvania, who invented the demi-sonnet.

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When Is It Time To Find 'A Place For Mom?'

Many families face the question of what is the best place for an aging family member to get the best care in their later years? In-home care? Nursing home? And, how do you pay for it? 

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W.Va. Town Makes Itself Dementia Friendly

St. Albans is the first location in the state that has been recognized as being dementia friendly — which means many people in the town are trained in techniques to make people with dementia feel welcome.

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