Spotlight: The Mother of St. Louis, Author Alex Michaelides & Early Diagnosis of Alzheimer’s Disease

    In this week’s episode, beautiful works of art that also help reduce stormwater runoff; how one woman earned the title of the “Mother of St. Louis;” Author Alex Michaelides talks about his writing process, Hollywood and Greek influences; why a valuable diagnostic tool for early diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease is more accessible than ever; a painter with a deep appreciation of the natural world; breaking stereotypes of older women through photography, and a “Golden Pick” winning song by a St. Louis musician.

    The Rain Barrel Project: Works of Art, Instruments of Environmental Change
    The art world meets environmental change meets Equity and Opportunity. That describes one amazing project between St. Louis Artworks and the MSD Project Clear.

    Mother of St. Louis
    Madame Chouteau, aka “Mother of St. Louis,” was a prominent woman in St. Louis and played an influential role in the city’s founding and development.

    Uma Thurman, Agatha Christie and The Greek Gods: The Influences on Alex Michaelides and His Writing
    Author Alex Michaelides entertains in this talk about his writing process, Hollywood and Greek influences and the book he said was the most fun to write.

    The movement favoring early diagnosis and treatment of Alzheimer’s disease is gaining momentum
    The Director of Geriatric Psychiatry at Saint Louis University is advocating for the early diagnosis and treatment of Alzheimer’s disease.

    Meet the Artist: Lauren Knight
    Laumeier Art Fair 2024 artist Lauren Knight discusses her love of plants and the importance of slowing down to appreciate the world around you.

    Wise Women, Resilient Lives
    Women from all walks of life are breaking stereotypes of older women, thanks to photographer Cathy Lander – Goldberg.

    Baby of the Boom
    Find the full song and more of Steve Perron’s music on his YouTube Channel