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Books That Make You Podcast

Books That Make You is a channel about all things bookish. Home to the The Books That Make You show with host Desiree Duffy of Black Chateau Enterprises. Where she discuses books with authors and experts, unraveling the inner pages of all the books that help make us who we are. BTMY also live streams bookish events as well as posting author readings and bookish contest on

Oct 13, 2022

Books That Make You Reexamine How We Care for Our Elderly

As the US population grows and ages, we presently have six million Americans living with Alzheimer's, a number expected to grow. How do we care for them? How do we house them? What should we be doing to ready ourselves for the future?

Larry Carlson is the author of “Avandell—Reimaging the Dementia Experience” by Larry Carlson addresses these very questions. Before becoming the (now retired) President and CEO of United Methodist Communities, Larry worked for two faith-based, non-profit organizations: the Franciscan Sisters of Chicago, and the United Church of Christ. He was also Director of Housing at the Hebrew Rehabilitation Center for the Aged in Boston.

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