Conservatorship 101 And Ideas For Reform, Alzheimer’s Prevention

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Britney Spears speaking
In this Thursday, April 12, 2018, file photo, Britney Spears accepts the Vanguard award at the 29th annual GLAAD Media Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif. Spears wants to be freed from her father. In a recent series of court maneuvers, Spears has sought greater say over her life and affairs, which for years have been under the control of a court conservatorship run mostly by her father, James Spears. Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP

An expert on conservatorship joins the show to break down the basics of the legal arrangement, and an advocate outlines an alternative model. Then, we discuss new research showing ways to prevent Alzheimer’s disease.

Featured in this Show

  • How Conservatorship Works And The Alternative Models Advocates Are Pushing For

    As attention from Britney Spears’s legal battle is putting renewed focus on conservatorship, we hear from a legal expert about what they are, how they work and how abuses can occur. Then, we talk to an advocate for an alternative to conservatorship known as supported decision-making.

  • How To Help Prevent Alzheimer's Disease

    Recent studies show that getting deep sleep helps protect people from Alzheimer’s. We look at why and explore other ways we can reduce our risk of developing the disease.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • J. Carlisle Larsen Host
  • Sarah Hopefl Technical Director
  • Rachael Vasquez Producer
  • Bill Martens Producer
  • Rebekah Diller Guest
  • Anna Krieger Guest
  • Dr. Nathaniel Chin Guest

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