Dementia Chats Webinar
Today we talked about the Purple Angel symbol and movement, the NAPA meeting and Dementia Friendly Communities and what they are.
Voices of Those Diagnosed
Dementia Chats™ was created with the intention to educate people living with dementia; their care partners both family and friends as well as professionals and advocates. Our Experts are those diagnosed with dementia.
Next Live Session To Be Tuesday May 13th, 2014
All sessions are recorded and archived below.
3pm EST, 2pm CST, 1pm MST, 12noon PST
The 2nd & 4th Tuesdays each Month
Our Experts Actually Have Dementia
Harry Urban , Founder of “Forget Me Not,” a closed support group on Facebook for those with dementia, their care partners, professionals and advocates.
Steve Ponath , was diagnosed with EOAD in 2011. He has become an advocate for those who can’t speak out about the disease. It’s time to bring awareness to everyone of what this disease does to not only the patient, but to the caregiver’s and loved ones who are on this journey with us.
Dena Dotson , was diagnosed with Lewy Body with probable Alzheimer’s at age 47 2011. She is working hard to decrease the stigma attached with dementia.
Michael Ellenbogen , is 54 years old. His career was in Information Technology, where he was a high level manager. Michael was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Disease at the age of 49. He is no longer able to work. Michael now spend my time trying to increase awareness of this disease, and work to increase funding for research.Michael just finished writing his book outlining my experience with Alzheimer’s.