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Simple Ideas to Shift Dementia Care

Simple Ideas to Shift Dementia Care

Today Kristiane Cates interviews Lori La Bey, founder of Alzheimer’s Speaks on her work and passion  to shift the worlds dementia care culture.  Listen to the interview here.

Kristiane Cates is a Speaker/Writer/Success Strategist and Author of “The Golden Thread”
Podcast on iTunes/Googleplay
www.KristianeCates.com

Lori La Bey is National Keynoter inspiring organizations and individuals in various situations to improve their care culture.  Lori also has her own radio show called Alzheimer’s Speaks Radio which is believed to be the first of it’s kind in the world specifically addressing Dementia and Caregiving.  You can listen to all the archived shows at Blog Talk Radio

Follow Lori La Bey on blog Talk Radio!

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Susan Suchan – Shifting Dementia Care on World Alzheimer’s Day

   Celebrating World Alzheimer’s Day

2017 Recipient of the

Richard Taylor Memorial Advocates Award

 

Honoring Susan Suchan

For Her Generous and Gracious Work

I have been honored over the years to work with Susan on Dementia Chats, a video series where the expert all have a form of dementia.  Dementia Chats is just one of many platforms Susan leverages to help improve dementia care. I’m so thrilled for Susan to get this award!  🙂

Watch for her documentary near the future called “Susan’s Story.”

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WEGO Health is looking to fill another Truvio study at the beginning of next week (either to launch Monday or Tuesday). The compensation for this survey will be $50 Amazon gift card.

They are looking for mild Alzheimer’s patients as well to take the survey.

If you’re a caregiver and your loved one would like to participate as well, please let me know. We’d love to have them! If you know of any other patients who would like to speak up as well, please let them know.

They will need your name, email addresses, phone number and patient/caregiver status so they can enter them into the system.

 

 The Impact of Humor and Laughter

when Living with Dementia

We discussed the impact of humor and laughter as perceptions of both change as the disease progresses. I think you might be surprised at some points made by those living with dementia during this conversation.

Dementia Cruise of Compassion & Camaraderie

Join Us – We Still Have Room

We are honored by your response to our offering of the Dementia Friendly Symposium and Cruise and we are encouraging people to book their cabins before we are sold out!

For more details on the symposium and cruise go to https://alzheimersspeaks.com/cruise-with-us

Click here for the Symposium Program

Kathy Shoaf the travel agent handling the symposium and cruise can be reached at: 219-608-2002 or email her at Kathy.Shoaf@CruisePlanners.com

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Helpful Tips when Dealing with Dementia

Find a Memory Cafe & Get Resources

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Push Research Forward. Join the A-List

An Important message from our friend Meryl Comer:

We want what you want when it comes to figuring out solutions to the challenges we all face on our personal Alzheimer’s journeys. Take the critical issue of recruitment for clinical trials. How do you figure out whether you or a loved one is eligible, or if there is even a trial or study close to home? These simple online tools from two trusted A-List partners will help you get started, so just click below to get started.


Roobrik: click here to take a free, 4-minute assessment to learn more about clinical research and decide whether participating in a research study is right for you. You will be asked a series of questions to help you understand how factors such as age and health can affect which studies you might be eligible for, and what exactly is involved in clinical studies.

Antidote: click here when you are ready to look for a clinical trial. You will be asked a series of questions to determine which trials may be right for you.

Please give us feedback on your experience and look out for the next round of decision tree tools on issues like “Is It Still Smart To Drive” and “Is Homecare Right For You.”

Meryl Comer, A-List Team Member & 20-year Alzheimer’s care partner

 

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Twilight Meditations Thoughts of Faith as Alzheimer’s Advances

Alzheimer’s Speaks Radio with

Dr. Jeff Bjorck

Shares His Families Journey with Dementia. 

Thursday Sept. 21st, 2017

2pm EST, 1pm CST, 12pm MST, 11am PST       Thursday we will have Dr. Jeff Bjorck who tells the story of his mother, Irene and their families journey with dementia.  His book “Twilight Meditations,” highlights family photos accompanied with storytelling, a variety of Irene’s beautiful artwork before and during the disease process as well as Irene’s thoughts of God as her faith guides and supports her as Alzheimer’s advances.

The book “Twilight Meditations,” will be a comfort to many.

Contact Information For Dr. Jeff Bjorck

Email:  jeffbjorck@purepiano.com  

Facebook: Twilight Meditation

Purchase the book: Amazon.com “Twilight Meditations”

 The Impact of Humor and Laughter

when Living with Dementia

We discussed the impact of humor and laughter as perceptions of both change as the disease progresses. I think you might be surprised at some points made by those living with dementia during this conversation.

Join Us – We Still Have Room on the

Dementia Cruise of Compassion & Camaraderie

We are honored by your response to our offering of the Dementia Friendly Symposium and Cruise and we are encouraging people to book their cabins before we are sold out!

For more details on the symposium and cruise go to https://alzheimersspeaks.com/cruise-with-us

Click here for the Symposium Program

Kathy Shoaf the travel agent handling the symposium and cruise can be reached at: 219-608-2002 or email her at Kathy.Shoaf@CruisePlanners.com

Click Below to Download the Tips

Find a Memory Cafe & Get Resources

Read More to Get Resources

Push Research Forward. Join the A-List

An Important message from our friend Meryl Comer:

We want what you want when it comes to figuring out solutions to the challenges we all face on our personal Alzheimer’s journeys. Take the critical issue of recruitment for clinical trials. How do you figure out whether you or a loved one is eligible, or if there is even a trial or study close to home? These simple online tools from two trusted A-List partners will help you get started, so just click below to get started.


Roobrik: click here to take a free, 4-minute assessment to learn more about clinical research and decide whether participating in a research study is right for you. You will be asked a series of questions to help you understand how factors such as age and health can affect which studies you might be eligible for, and what exactly is involved in clinical studies.

Antidote: click here when you are ready to look for a clinical trial. You will be asked a series of questions to determine which trials may be right for you.

Please give us feedback on your experience and look out for the next round of decision tree tools on issues like “Is It Still Smart To Drive” and “Is Homecare Right For You.”

Meryl Comer, A-List Team Member & 20-year Alzheimer’s care partner

 

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Meaningful Connections When a Loved One Has Dementia

Alzheimer’s Speaks Radio with

Nancy Kriseman on her new book “Meaningful Connections”

Tuesday we will have Nancy L. Kriseman back with us.  On this show will we discuss her new book “Meaningful Connections – Positive Ways To Be Together When A Loved One Has Dementia.” Join us and listen and learn!

Contact Information For Nancy Kriseman 

Website: www.GeriatricConsultingServices.com

Phone: 404-881-0313

              The Impact of Humor and Laughter

when Living with Dementia

We discussed the impact of humor and laughter as perceptions of both change as the disease progresses. I think you might be surprised at some points made by those living with dementia during this conversation.

Join Us – We Still Have Room on the

Dementia Cruise of Compassion & Camaraderie

We are honored by your response to our offering of the Dementia Friendly Symposium and Cruise and we are encouraging people to book their cabins before we are sold out!

For more details on the symposium and cruise go to https://alzheimersspeaks.com/cruise-with-us

Click here for the Symposium Program

Kathy Shoaf the travel agent handling the symposium and cruise can be reached at: 219-608-2002 or email her at Kathy.Shoaf@CruisePlanners.com

Click Below to Download the Tips

Find a Memory Cafe & Get Resources

Read More to Get Resources

Push Research Forward. Join the A-List

An Important message from our friend Meryl Comer:

We want what you want when it comes to figuring out solutions to the challenges we all face on our personal Alzheimer’s journeys. Take the critical issue of recruitment for clinical trials. How do you figure out whether you or a loved one is eligible, or if there is even a trial or study close to home? These simple online tools from two trusted A-List partners will help you get started, so just click below to get started.


Roobrik: click here to take a free, 4-minute assessment to learn more about clinical research and decide whether participating in a research study is right for you. You will be asked a series of questions to help you understand how factors such as age and health can affect which studies you might be eligible for, and what exactly is involved in clinical studies.

Antidote: click here when you are ready to look for a clinical trial. You will be asked a series of questions to determine which trials may be right for you.

Please give us feedback on your experience and look out for the next round of decision tree tools on issues like “Is It Still Smart To Drive” and “Is Homecare Right For You.”

Meryl Comer, A-List Team Member & 20-year Alzheimer’s care partner

 

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Film Director Kevin O’Neill Discusses Dementia

Alzheimer’s Speaks Radio

with Film Director Kevin O’Neill

Today we are lucky to have Kevin O’Neill who worked in television and film on shows like “Dr. Quinn Medicine Woman”, “Beverly Hills 90121″and “Highway to Heaven.” Kevin’s thirty-year background in acting has made him a strong director with actors. He has written and directed several short films, “Clark”, “Captain Fin”, “Lean”, Perception and “Undertaking.” “Undertaking” starred Los Angeles veteran Eddie Jemison.

Kevin’s short films have toured the film festival circuit winning ten grand jury awards. He has written four feature scripts “Thundersmack”, “Trestles”, “Undertaking” and “The Flamingo Kids”. Kevin has been a Course Director at Full Sail University where he has taught directing for over ten years. He has taught acting classes for the last twenty years in the Orlando area. In 2014 Kevin won two Bronze Telly Awards for his role in Online How To/ Instructional and Internet/Online Education videos.

Contact Information For Kevin O’Neill

FACEBOOK  https://www.facebook.com/KevinJamesONeill

TWITTER  https://twitter.com/KevinONeill5

OLIVE RANCH ROAD PRODUCTIONS  http://www.oliveranchroadproductions.com        

     The Impact of Humor and Laughter

when Living with Dementia

We discussed the impact of humor and laughter as perceptions of both change as the disease progresses. I think you might be surprised at some points made by those living with dementia during this conversation.

We Still Have Room on the

Dementia Cruise of Compassion & Camaraderie

Join Us!

We are honored by your response to our offering of the Dementia Friendly Symposium and Cruise and we are encouraging people to book their cabins before we are sold out!

For more details on the symposium and cruise go to https://alzheimersspeaks.com/cruise-with-us

Click here for the Symposium Program

Kathy Shoaf the travel agent handling the symposium and cruise can be reached at: 219-608-2002 or email her at Kathy.Shoaf@CruisePlanners.com

Click Below to Download the Tips

Find a Memory Cafe & Get Resources

Read More to Get Resources

Push Research Forward. Join the A-List

An Important message from our friend Meryl Comer:

We want what you want when it comes to figuring out solutions to the challenges we all face on our personal Alzheimer’s journeys. Take the critical issue of recruitment for clinical trials. How do you figure out whether you or a loved one is eligible, or if there is even a trial or study close to home? These simple online tools from two trusted A-List partners will help you get started, so just click below to get started.


Roobrik: click here to take a free, 4-minute assessment to learn more about clinical research and decide whether participating in a research study is right for you. You will be asked a series of questions to help you understand how factors such as age and health can affect which studies you might be eligible for, and what exactly is involved in clinical studies.

Antidote: click here when you are ready to look for a clinical trial. You will be asked a series of questions to determine which trials may be right for you.

Please give us feedback on your experience and look out for the next round of decision tree tools on issues like “Is It Still Smart To Drive” and “Is Homecare Right For You.”

Meryl Comer, A-List Team Member & 20-year Alzheimer’s care partner

 

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Children Discuss a Parent or Grandparent Having Dementia

We Love When People Send Us Great Videos

Thank You Roger Santos!      

              The Impact of Humor and Laughter

when Living with Dementia

We discussed the impact of humor and laughter as perceptions of both change as the disease progresses. I think you might be surprised at some points made by those living with dementia during this conversation.

Join Us – We Still Have Room on the

Dementia Cruise of Compassion & Camaraderie

We are honored by your response to our offering of the Dementia Friendly Symposium and Cruise and we are encouraging people to book their cabins before we are sold out!

For more details on the symposium and cruise go to https://alzheimersspeaks.com/cruise-with-us

Click here for the Symposium Program

Kathy Shoaf the travel agent handling the symposium and cruise can be reached at: 219-608-2002 or email her at Kathy.Shoaf@CruisePlanners.com

Click Below to Download the Tips

Find a Memory Cafe & Get Resources

Read More to Get Resources

Push Research Forward. Join the A-List

An Important message from our friend Meryl Comer:

We want what you want when it comes to figuring out solutions to the challenges we all face on our personal Alzheimer’s journeys. Take the critical issue of recruitment for clinical trials. How do you figure out whether you or a loved one is eligible, or if there is even a trial or study close to home? These simple online tools from two trusted A-List partners will help you get started, so just click below to get started.


Roobrik: click here to take a free, 4-minute assessment to learn more about clinical research and decide whether participating in a research study is right for you. You will be asked a series of questions to help you understand how factors such as age and health can affect which studies you might be eligible for, and what exactly is involved in clinical studies.

Antidote: click here when you are ready to look for a clinical trial. You will be asked a series of questions to determine which trials may be right for you.

Please give us feedback on your experience and look out for the next round of decision tree tools on issues like “Is It Still Smart To Drive” and “Is Homecare Right For You.”

Meryl Comer, A-List Team Member & 20-year Alzheimer’s care partner

 

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Brain Longevity Therapy Training

The Alzheimer’s Research & Prevention Foundation

Announces a New Dementia Program:

Brain Longevity Therapy Training

Purchase Training

Dates: Thursday, October 19 – Sunday, October 22, 2017

Arrival: Wednesday, October 18, 2017 in the evening

Departure: Sunday, October 22, 2017 at 12 noon

Where: DeNeve Plaza, 351 Charles E. Young Drive West, Los Angeles, CA 90024

Click Here for More Details

Livestreaming Attendance Now Available!

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 The Impact of Humor and Laughter

when Living with Dementia

We discussed the impact of humor and laughter as perceptions of both change as the disease progresses. I think you might be surprised at some points made by those living with dementia during this conversation.

Facilitated By
Eilon Caspi, Ph.D., Gerontologist and Dementia Behavior Specialist
http://dementiabehaviorconsulting.com
http://eiloncaspiabbr.tumblr.com

Join Us – We Still Have Room on the

Dementia Cruise of Compassion & Camaraderie

We are honored by your response to our offering of the Dementia Friendly Symposium and Cruise and we are encouraging people to book their cabins before we are sold out!

For more details on the symposium and cruise go to https://alzheimersspeaks.com/cruise-with-us

Click here for the Symposium Program

Kathy Shoaf the travel agent handling the symposium and cruise can be reached at: 219-608-2002 or email her at Kathy.Shoaf@CruisePlanners.com

Click Below to Download the Tips

Find a Memory Cafe & Get Resources

 

Read More to Get Resources

Push Research Forward. Join the A-List

An Important message from our friend Meryl Comer:

We want what you want when it comes to figuring out solutions to the challenges we all face on our personal Alzheimer’s journeys. Take the critical issue of recruitment for clinical trials. How do you figure out whether you or a loved one is eligible, or if there is even a trial or study close to home? These simple online tools from two trusted A-List partners will help you get started, so just click below to get started.


Roobrik: click here to take a free, 4-minute assessment to learn more about clinical research and decide whether participating in a research study is right for you. You will be asked a series of questions to help you understand how factors such as age and health can affect which studies you might be eligible for, and what exactly is involved in clinical studies.

Antidote: click here when you are ready to look for a clinical trial. You will be asked a series of questions to determine which trials may be right for you.

Please give us feedback on your experience and look out for the next round of decision tree tools on issues like “Is It Still Smart To Drive” and “Is Homecare Right For You.”

Meryl Comer, A-List Team Member & 20-year Alzheimer’s care partner

 

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