Dementia Chats™ Webinars
Discusses Noise, Sound and Hearing
Learn How It Effects Those With Dementia
What a great conversation on how this critical topic affects those with dementia. We had a wonderful guest, Steven Orfield from Orfield Laboratories, who shared insights from his research and the impact noise has on people with dementia. I want to thank all our experts living with dementia for their personal insights as well as are participants who contributed great questions and comments.
Orfield Laboratories, Inc. is a multi-disciplinary laboratory serving North American and international clients. Providing services in Acoustics Vibration, Vision, Lighting, Architecture and Market Research. Orfield is unrivaled in the extensive use of objective and subjective methods, offering design, research and testing services and solutions for corporate and architectural clients since 1971.
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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.
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. He just finished writing his book outlining my experience with Alzheimer’s.
Dementia Chats Hosts
Lori La Bey, Founder of Alzheimer’s Speaks is also the creator and host of Dementia Chats. She facilitates the group and asks our experts living with dementia questions and pull participants into the conversation to get their questions answered and their comments heard. Lori is a professional speaker and trainer on dementia and caregiving. Her mother struggled with dementia for over 30 years.
Elion Caspi, has a website called Aggression Between Residents with Dementia He will be assisting Lori in managing the webinars as well as monitoring participants conversations so we make sure we stay interactive and on top of all conversations.