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Susie Singer Carter Untangles Alzheimer’s In Film And Podcasts

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Susie Singer Carter is a Los Angeles-based creative specializing in film and podcasting She s a writer director producer and actress She s also an advocate for dementia caregivers having been on a journey with her own mother for 16 years This inspired her to write direct and produce the 2018 Oscar Qualified short film My Mom and the Girl starring Valerie Harper in her final performance She s also the host and producer of the award-winning podcast Love Conquers Alz launched in December 2019 which received Best Podcast 2020 from the New Media Film Festival for Episode 6 featuring Leeza Gibbons Susie is proud to have served as one of the faces seen in several awareness campaigns for Alzheimer s Los Angeles where she also trained to be a volunteer speaker Unfortunately Susie s beloved mother Norma Pecora passed away after we recorded this interview In this episode we discuss her long exhausting enriching dementia journey how it made her a better person and the idea that Alzheimer s is sort of like The Curious Case of Benjamin Button After the Podcast Please leave a review and share this podcast with a caregiver or loved one on a dementia journey Read Susie s AlzAuthors post Watch My Mom and the Girl Trailer Vimeo YouTube Complete film Amazon Apple TV Listen to or watch Love Conquers Alz Connect with Susie Singer Carter IMDB WEBSITE MY MOM AND THE GIRL FACEBOOK TWITTER INSTAGRAM LINKEDIN WIKIPEDIA LOVE CONQUERS ALZ LINKS I LOVE LUCIFER LINKS Other references The Curious Case of Benjamin Button Dopesick About the Podcast Our podcast features authors who share their dementia journeys talk about what led them to tell their stories in whatever medium they ve chosen and offer unique and painfully earned insights into life with dementia Please subscribe so you don t miss a word If our authors stories move you please leave a review And don t forget to share our podcast with family and friends in need of knowledge comfort and support on their own dementia journeys AlzAuthors is a 501 c 3 charitable organization totally reliant on donations to do what we do Your generosity will help cover our many operating costs which include website hosting and maintenance fees service charges to keep things running smoothly and marketing expenses to promote our authors expand our content improve our reach and more Our ongoing work supports our mission to lift the silence and stigma of Alzheimer s and other dementias To sustain our efforts please visit https alzauthors com donate Thank you for listening AlzAuthors com Want to be on the podcast Here s what you need to know Click here to visit this podcast episode