This Week on MNN

September is recognized as World Alzheimer’s Month. The international campaign is aimed at raising awareness throughout the world. It challenges the common stigma that surrounds Alzheimer related dementia. This Week on MNN our Community Members talk with professionals about caring for people with Alzheimer and dementia. Join us for these special conversations. 

Join us Sunday, September 24 starting at 1 PM and Wednesday, September 27 starting at 7 PM on MNN HD (Spectrum 1993)

Makilala TV is the first Filipino American talk show in the New York metro area. Their guests include artists, community leaders, innovators and emerging artists in the Filipino community. This week Makilala hosts are joined by Dr. Mary Jo Garcia-Dia, President of the Philippine Nurses Association of America and Anna Marie Manalo, a gifted pianist, violinist and composer. Anna’s journey as her mother’s caregiver was the driving force behind this episode. 

Sunday 1PM / Wednesday 7PM 

Makilala TV airs every other Thursday at 9 PM on MNN Culture

Speak Up! Is a long-running show on MNN that invites guests to talk about their work in the community. On this episode host Sandra Schulte sits with Dr. Gianni Perilli. Dr. Perilli established a program at his Upper East Side church to support the caregivers of those suffering from the symptoms of dementia. In addition, Dr. Perilli discusses the a variety of activities used to help seniors maintain their cognitive abilities.    

Sunday 1:30PM / Wednesday 7:30PM 

Speak up! Airs every Sunday at 8AM on MNN Community 

Empowering Women Everywhere introduces viewers to the work and services of local community organizations. On this episode Alzheimer's Association members Andres Standard and Lynn McDonald talk with Nann Gill about services and resources available through their organization. Don’t miss this informative conversion. 

Sunday 2PM / Wednesday 7:30PM 

Empowering Women Everywhere  airs every Saturday at 1PM on MNN HD