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Paul Pepper: Lois Long, Persons with Dementia Advocate, "World Mental Health Day"

A longtime advocate for persons with dementia, LOIS LONG uses today's visit to talk about the differences between dementia, an "organic brain disease," and mental illness. "Instead of saying, 'I'm losing my mind', be kind to yourself." Lois shares an original poem titled Pansies at [1:30]. October 27, 2021

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Travis McMillen is the senior media producer at the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute. For KBIA, Travis oversees production of Views of the News and Radio Friends with Paul Pepper.
Paul Pepper has been a fixture on the mid-Missouri airwaves since 1969. He started hosting Radio Friends with Paul Pepper in 2009 after a remarkable 40-year on-air career at KOMU-TV.
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