About: Lori La Bey

Lori La Bey, is the Founder and CEO of Alzheimer’s Speaks, a Minneapolis based advocacy group and media outlet that provides education and support for those dealing with Alzheimer’s disease and dementia. In November of 2012, Dr. Sharecare recognized Alzheimer’s Speaks as the #1 Influencer online for Alzheimer’s. In 2016 Maria Shriver called her an Architect of Change for Humanity and in 2018, Oprah named her one of fourteen Health Hero's. Her training programs are designed for people with memory loss, families, professionals, as well as the public. She is a highly sought after speaker, trainer, and advocate for new delivery systems and attitudes towards those with memory loss. Her mission is to deliver programs, platforms and collaborations which shift caregiving from crisis to comfort. In the fall of 2012, La Bey launched “Dementia Friendly Businesses and Communities,” along with launched the first International Collaborative Resource Directory for Dementia. She is a Keynote Speaker and has training series, “Shifting Your Dementia Care Culture™” and “Dementia Chats™,” both are part of her battle plan against the dementia epidemic. She understands we must educate and motivate all parties involved to develop a team effort to shift our societal care culture. Lori vows to continue her efforts until staff, families, professionals and the public join forces around the world to improve our dementia care culture In the summer of 2011, she brought the UK Memory Café, a social support concept to America as well as launched the first Radio Show In The World Dedicated to Dementia which she hosts. Lori has been a contributing author in four books and is working on a fifth, which details her personal thirty plus year journey with her mother’s memory loss. La Bey is a self-proclaimed “Advocate on Steroids for Alzheimer’s disease and Caregiving.” FOX News featured her cutting edge work in 2010. Lori had worked over 30 years in healthcare, real estate and senior housing where her focus has been to remove the fears and frustrations of her clients, their families and the professionals they work with via educational programs to enhance the quality of life for all involved. Identifying Needs, Providing Services, Making A Difference

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