In The Moment ... Lifting The Alzheimer’s Stigma

Aug 10, 2017

In The Moment ... August 10, 2017 Show 153 Hour 1

Leslie Morrow
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The death of musician Glen Campbell this week has many South Dakotans talking about Alzheimer's. Campbell waged a public battle against the disease. Leslie Morrow is the state director for the Alzheimer's Association. We talk with her about lifting the stigma of Alzheimer’s and how and when to seek screening.

Little League dreams lead kids on big journeys. A South Dakota Little League team scored five runs in the final inning to beat a team from Webb City, Missouri, to reach the Little League Baseball Midwest Regional championship game. If they win again on Saturday, they claim a spot in the Little League World Series. Coach Jeff Riley joins us to talk about fun and games on the road with 12-year-old athletes and the character of the team.

SDPB’s Steve Zwemke talks with Sprint Car driver Clint Garner about the upcoming Knoxville Nationals and the father-son dynamics of racing.

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SDPB’s Kevin Woster’s blog is at www.sdpb.org/woster. Today we talk about books, how to get to know a river, and the black-footed ferret’s surprising turn from extinction.