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Duty vs Dignity When It Comes To Care

Alzheimer’s Speaks Radio – Shifting dementia care from crisis to comfort around the world one episode at a time by raising all voices and delivering sounds news, not just sound bites since 2011.

Tune In Tuesday – Sept. 29th, 2020 – 2pm EST, 1pm CST, 12pm MST, 11am PST & 6pm London, 8pm South Africa and on the 30th at 5am in Australia AET

Alzheimer’s Speaks Radio host, Lori La Bey talks with Erica Botner, who is a Recreation Therapist with more than 20 years of leadership experience. Her mission is to provide person-centered, strengths-based, and compassionate care.

Join the conversation by calling in 323-870-4602 as we have an in-depth discussion on culture change and how to best protect, care and elevate the lives of those living with a disability, a form of dementia or just aging in general. 

We would love to hear your thoughts so feel free to call in and talk with us: 323-870-4602

Contact Erica Botner:      

Email

Phone:  514-452-6472

RESEARCH SURVEY Caregiver Burnout & Dementia


Chantell Horn, is a student studying for the Graduate Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety Management at Southern Institute of Technology, New Zealand. She is currently completing her dissertation which would enable her to look at the reality of burnout among dementia caregivers and the effects on them.

Take The Survey Now

Lori La Bey Can Help Your Organization Switch To Virtual Presentations For Staff Trainings, Family Support, Perspective Clients and Support Gatherings.

Accepting Dementia in Your Life

2 FREE SERVICE OFFERS BELOW

For a Complete List of Dementia Chats Videos – Click Here

We would love to here your thoughts and comments on this tip.

See What Others Have Say About Lori La Bey

I want to echo the thanks and appreciation of my colleagues… Your presentations were movingly authentic, fully engaging and wonderfully informative. Thank you for all that you are doing, and all that you’ve done for us!

Carla Koehl, Director of Community RelationsArtis Senior Living of Lexington

 “Feedback from the conference planning committee and our leadership team was extremely positive. Many attendees commented that she was one of the best speakers they had heard.” 

Pat Sylvia, Director of Education & Member Development LeadingAge WA

For More Testimonial

                                            Diana Pierce and Lori La Bey

Downloadable Tips Below

Find A Memory Café In Your Area

Push Dementia Forward – Participate!

Gains Alzheimer's Trail - Premiere on Alzheimer's Speaks YouTube Channel

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Protecting Our Elders – Raising Their Voices

Craving by Dr Eilon Caspi

Let Their Voices Be Heard

“With an estimated 80,006 deaths of residents due to COVID in long-term care homes nationwide — approximately 10,000 additional deaths reported since a month ago — and significant family visitation restrictions still in place in many LTC homes across the nation, it seems as though listening to the voice of elders in these care settings is now more important than ever!” Dr. Eilon Caspi

KARE 11 Investigates: Elder neglect alleged in locked down facilities

Maltreatment reports dropped during the pandemic, but some families say loved ones suffered emotional and physical neglect as families were locked out for months. Very , very sad story.

Let Us Know Your Thoughts

RESEARCH SURVEY Caregiver Burnout & Dementia


Chantell Horn, is a student studying for the Graduate Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety Management at Southern Institute of Technology, New Zealand. She is currently completing her dissertation which would enable her to look at the reality of burnout among dementia caregivers and the effects on them.

Take The Survey Now

Alzheimer’s Speaks Radio – Shifting dementia care from crisis to comfort around the world one episode at a time by raising all voices and delivering sounds news, not just sound bites since 2011.

Lori La Bey Can Help Your Organization Switch To Virtual Presentations For Staff Trainings, Family Support, Perspective Clients and Support Gatherings.

Accepting Dementia in Your Life

2 FREE SERVICE OFFERS BELOW

For a Complete List of Dementia Chats Videos – Click Here

We would love to here your thoughts and comments on this tip.

See What Others Have Say About Lori La Bey

I want to echo the thanks and appreciation of my colleagues… Your presentations were movingly authentic, fully engaging and wonderfully informative. Thank you for all that you are doing, and all that you’ve done for us!

Carla Koehl, Director of Community RelationsArtis Senior Living of Lexington

 “Feedback from the conference planning committee and our leadership team was extremely positive. Many attendees commented that she was one of the best speakers they had heard.” 

Pat Sylvia, Director of Education & Member Development LeadingAge WA

For More Testimonial

                                            Diana Pierce and Lori La Bey

Downloadable Tips Below

Find A Memory Café In Your Area

Push Dementia Forward – Participate!

Gains Alzheimer's Trail - Premiere on Alzheimer's Speaks YouTube Channel

Read Full Post »

Open Mic – Families Impacted By Covid

Celebrate World’s Alzheimer’s Month – Share Your Story

ThursdaySept 10th, 2020 2pm EST, 1pm CST, 12pm MST, 11am PST & 6pm London, 8pm South Africa and on the 11th at 5am in Australia AET

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Call in and talk with us:  323-870-4602

Lori La Bey invites families who have been forced to deal with the impact of Covid 19 like the rest of us, but in addition have been carrying for families members with dementia. 

Donald & Rita

Some are living in a community setting which has limited families from seeing their loved ones or how and when they can interact with them in order to prevent the spread of Covid.  Others have found they are on their own at home with little to no support to care for their loved one. 

Doris & Loretta

We would love for you to call in and share your stories and ideas to improve our system. 

Mary & Jim

Call in and talk with us:  323-870-4602

Virginia & John

Communities and service providers are welcome to call in as well, with the focus of the conversation being the impact on families and those living with dementia. We would love to hear what you have done and how you are pivoting to meet new regulations.

What have you seen that is working well and what isn’t working and why. 

Alzheimer’s Speaks Radio – Shifting dementia care from crisis to comfort around the world one episode at a time by raising all voices and delivering sounds news, not just sound bites since 2011.

Lori La Bey Can Help Your Organization Switch To Virtual Presentations For Staff Trainings, Family Support, Perspective Clients and Support Gatherings.

Accepting Dementia in Your Life

2 FREE SERVICE OFFERS BELOW

For a Complete List of Dementia Chats Videos – Click Here

We would love to here your thoughts and comments on this tip.

See What Others Have Say About Lori La Bey

I want to echo the thanks and appreciation of my colleagues… Your presentations were movingly authentic, fully engaging and wonderfully informative. Thank you for all that you are doing, and all that you’ve done for us!

Carla Koehl, Director of Community RelationsArtis Senior Living of Lexington

 “Feedback from the conference planning committee and our leadership team was extremely positive. Many attendees commented that she was one of the best speakers they had heard.” 

Pat Sylvia, Director of Education & Member Development LeadingAge WA

For More Testimonial

                                            Diana Pierce and Lori La Bey

Downloadable Tips Below

Find A Memory Café In Your Area

Push Dementia Forward – Participate!

Gains Alzheimer's Trail - Premiere on Alzheimer's Speaks YouTube Channel

Read Full Post »

Take the Survey – Help Explore the Effects of Covid on Caring

Celebrate World’s Alzheimer’s Month – Share Your Story

The A List is committed to learning how you are coping over time and what issues are problematic as the COVID-19 pandemic drags on. Today they are asksing you to take Survey 6 in their COVID-19 What Matters Most series.

This survey asks about a new crop of issues that you may be managing or are problematic as we go into the fall. For example, do you have a safe “bubble” of family and friends you are comfortable gathering with now? What is your opinion on a possible vaccine, and would you want it if available? Are you concerned about voting safely? What other emerging issues concern you?

Take the Survey

You will also notice some of the same questions we’ve asked before. This means we can learn how you and other A-LISTERS are doing over time. Thank you for your trust, your time, and support.

Meryl Comer
A-LIST Founder and 24-year AD Caregiver

Please Feel Free To Share The Survey With Others

Join Alzheimer’s Speaks Radio to share your personal Covid Story of Caring for those Dementia on Thursday Sept 10th at 2pm ET, 1pm CT, 12pm MT and 11am PT.

Click the graphic below for more information.

Alzheimer’s Speaks Radio – Shifting dementia care from crisis to comfort around the world one episode at a time by raising all voices and delivering sounds news, not just sound bites since 2011.

Lori La Bey Can Help Your Organization Switch To Virtual Presentations For Staff Trainings, Family Support, Perspective Clients and Support Gatherings.

Accepting Dementia in Your Life

2 FREE SERVICE OFFERS BELOW

For a Complete List of Dementia Chats Videos – Click Here

We would love to here your thoughts and comments on this tip.

See What Others Have Say About Lori La Bey

I want to echo the thanks and appreciation of my colleagues… Your presentations were movingly authentic, fully engaging and wonderfully informative. Thank you for all that you are doing, and all that you’ve done for us!

Carla Koehl, Director of Community RelationsArtis Senior Living of Lexington

 “Feedback from the conference planning committee and our leadership team was extremely positive. Many attendees commented that she was one of the best speakers they had heard.” 

Pat Sylvia, Director of Education & Member Development LeadingAge WA

For More Testimonial

                                            Diana Pierce and Lori La Bey

Downloadable Tips Below

Find A Memory Café In Your Area

Push Dementia Forward – Participate!

Gains Alzheimer's Trail - Premiere on Alzheimer's Speaks YouTube Channel

Read Full Post »

Book: Love Doesn’t Care If You Forget

Celebrate World’s Alzheimer’s Month – Share Your Story

TuesdayAug 8th, 2020 2pm EST, 1pm CST, 12pm MST, 11am PST & 6pm London, 8pm South Africa and on the 9th at 5am in Australia AET

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Lori La Bey talks with Brianne Grebil, author ofLove Doesn’t Care If You Forget.” Join our conversation on finding deep love and eternal hope through the struggles of Alzheimer’s disease. Being able to reach that point on your journey with dementia changes everything.  Learn how Brianne got there and how she wants to help you find that place of peace too.  Get ready to curl up, listen and learn!

Call in and talk with us – 323-870-4602

Contact Brianne Grebil   

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Purchase book at Website or Amazon 

Alzheimer’s Speaks Radio – Shifting dementia care from crisis to comfort around the world one episode at a time by raising all voices and delivering sounds news, not just sound bites since 2011.

Lori La Bey Can Help Your Organization Switch To Virtual Presentations For Staff Trainings, Family Support, Perspective Clients and Support Gatherings.

Accepting Dementia in Your Life

2 FREE SERVICE OFFERS BELOW

For a Complete List of Dementia Chats Videos – Click Here

We would love to here your thoughts and comments on this tip.

See What Others Have Say About Lori La Bey

I want to echo the thanks and appreciation of my colleagues… Your presentations were movingly authentic, fully engaging and wonderfully informative. Thank you for all that you are doing, and all that you’ve done for us!

Carla Koehl, Director of Community RelationsArtis Senior Living of Lexington

 “Feedback from the conference planning committee and our leadership team was extremely positive. Many attendees commented that she was one of the best speakers they had heard.” 

Pat Sylvia, Director of Education & Member Development LeadingAge WA

For More Testimonial

                                            Diana Pierce and Lori La Bey

Downloadable Tips Below

Find A Memory Café In Your Area

Push Dementia Forward – Participate!

Gains Alzheimer's Trail - Premiere on Alzheimer's Speaks YouTube Channel

Read Full Post »

Dr Sabbagh on New Treatments for Alzheimer’s Disease

Tuesday – Sept. 1st, 2020 – 2pm ET, 1pm CT, 12pm MT, 11am PT & 6pm London, 8pm South Africa and on the 28th at 5am in Australia AET

Alzheimer’s Speaks Radio – Shifting dementia care from crisis to comfort around the world one episode at a time by raising all voices and delivering sounds news, not just sound bites since 2011.

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Our host, Lori La Bey talks with Dr. Marwan Sabbagh about upcoming potential treatments for Alzheimer’s. Dr. Sabbagh is a board-certified geriatric neurologist who has dedicated his career to finding a cure for Alzheimer’s. He is a leading investigator for many prominent national Alzheimer’s prevention and treatment trials and has published more than 300 peer-reviewed articles.  Dr Sabbagh is the Chair for Camille and Larry Ruvo Brain Health, as well as the Director of the Cleveland Clinic Ruvo Center for Brain Health.

Call In & Talk With Us:  323-870-4602

Contact Dr. Marwan Sabbagh:  

Website

Phone:  702-483-6000

Support Alzheimer’s Speaks work by Downloading the Song “Clarion Call” by the Mark Arneson Band featuring Mia Dorr on your favorite msuic APP.

You or a loved one may be eligible for the study if you:

  • Are 55 to 80 years old
  • Have been diagnosed with mild to moderate Alzheimer’s disease
  • Have a caregiver or family member who will attend study visits, report on daily activities and oversee medication use

Lori La Bey Can Help Your Organization Switch To Virtual Presentations For Staff Trainings, Family Support, Perspective Clients and Support Gatherings.

Accepting Dementia in Your Life

2 FREE SERVICE OFFERS BELOW

For a Complete List of Dementia Chats Videos – Click Here

We would love to here your thoughts and comments on this tip.

See What Others Have Say About Lori La Bey

I want to echo the thanks and appreciation of my colleagues… Your presentations were movingly authentic, fully engaging and wonderfully informative. Thank you for all that you are doing, and all that you’ve done for us!

Carla Koehl, Director of Community RelationsArtis Senior Living of Lexington

 “Feedback from the conference planning committee and our leadership team was extremely positive. Many attendees commented that she was one of the best speakers they had heard.” 

Pat Sylvia, Director of Education & Member Development LeadingAge WA

For More Testimonial

                                            Diana Pierce and Lori La Bey

Downloadable Tips Below

Find A Memory Café In Your Area

Push Dementia Forward – Participate!

Gains Alzheimer's Trail - Premiere on Alzheimer's Speaks YouTube Channel

Read Full Post »

Norms McNamara & Jane Moore Extraordinary Dementia Advocates

Pushed by Passion Making an Amazing Impact

Alzheimer’s Speaks Radio – Shifting dementia care from crisis to comfort around the world one episode at a time by raising all voices and delivering sounds news, not just sound bites since 2011.

Watch the Video Interview

Thursday July 2nd, 2020

2pm ET, 1pm CT, 12pm MT, 11am PT & 7pm London, 8pm South Africa and on the 26th at 5am in Australia AET

Today Lori La Bey talks with her good friends Norman (Norrms) McNamara and Jane Moore who are partners in spreading awareness around the world through the Purple Angel which has several initiatives we will learn about as well as learning how their ambassadors around the world are making a huge impact.  Watch, listen and learn how you too can be part of this powerful global movement.  There is no cost to get involved, and you will be amzed at the impact you can make. 

Listen to the Radio Interview

The Global Purple Angel Awareness Campaign        Purple Angel Song       US Purple Angel Project

World Rocks Against Dementia      

Order Norm’s books here

Support Alzheimer’s Speaks work by Downloading the Song “Clarion Call” by the Mark Arneson Band featuring Mia Dorr on your favorite msuic APP.

You or a loved one may be eligible for the study if you:

  • Are 55 to 80 years old
  • Have been diagnosed with mild to moderate Alzheimer’s disease
  • Have a caregiver or family member who will attend study visits, report on daily activities and oversee medication use

July 15th – Join Lori La Bey for

Artis Senior Living Memory Cafe

July 16th – Join Lori La Bey

& Artis Senior Living

July 23rd – Join Lori La Bey

& Artis Senior Living

Lori La Bey Can Help Your Organization Switch To Virtual Presentations For Staff Trainings, Family Support, Perspective Clients and Support Gatherings.

Accepting Dementia in Your Life

Watch the Video Below

For a Complete List of Dementia Chats Videos Click Here

2 FREE SERVICE OFFERS BELOW

We would love to here your thoughts and comments on this tip.

Do You Like to Sing, Humm or Dance?

See What Others Have Say About Lori La Bey

I want to echo the thanks and appreciation of my colleagues… Your presentations were movingly authentic, fully engaging and wonderfully informative. Thank you for all that you are doing, and all that you’ve done for us!

Carla Koehl, Director of Community RelationsArtis Senior Living of Lexington

 “Feedback from the conference planning committee and our leadership team was extremely positive. Many attendees commented that she was one of the best speakers they had heard.” 

Pat Sylvia, Director of Education & Member Development LeadingAge WA

For More Testimonial

                                            Diana Pierce and Lori La Bey

Downloadable Tips Below

Find A Memory Café In Your Area

Push Dementia Forward – Participate!

Gains Alzheimer's Trail - Premiere on Alzheimer's Speaks YouTube Channel

Read Full Post »

Join the Watch Party & Learn About The GAIN Alzheimer’s Trial!

Alzheimer’s Speaks Radio – Shifting dementia care from crisis to comfort around the world one episode at a time by raising all voices and delivering sounds news, not just sound bites since 2011.

Watch Party on YouTube!

Thursday June 30th, 2020 –

2pm ET, 1pm CT, 12pm MT, 11am PT & 7pm London, 8pm South Africa and on the 26th at 5am in Australia AET

Click Below To Listen To Show

The host of Alzheimer’s Speaks Radio, Lori La Bey, will be talking with the Chief Medical Officer at Cortexyme, Dr. Michael Detke.  Cortexyme is a bio tech company that is developing therapies targeting bacteria P. gingivalis, commonly associated with gum disease, that can infect the brain and cause Alzheimer’s disease.  Dr. Detke is a board-certified psychiatrist and has been involved in clinical drug research and development for more than 20 years, having trained in psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. 

You or a loved one may be eligible for the study if you:

  • Are 55 to 80 years old
  • Have been diagnosed with mild to moderate Alzheimer’s disease
  • Have a caregiver or family member who will attend study visits, report on daily activities and oversee medication use

Learn more about the GAIN Alzheimer’s Trial and locations in your area

Support Alzheimer’s Speaks work by Downloading the Song “Clarion Call” by the Mark Arneson Band featuring Mia Dorr on your favorite msuic APP.

July 15th – Join Lori La Bey for

Artis Senior Living Memory Cafe

July 16th – Join Lori La Bey

& Artis Senior Living

July 23rd – Join Lori La Bey

& Artis Senior Living

Lori La Bey Can Help Your Organization Switch To Virtual Presentations For Staff Trainings, Family Support, Perspective Clients and Support Gatherings.

Accepting Dementia in Your Life

Watch the Video Below

For a Complete List of Dementia Chats Videos Click Here

2 FREE SERVICE OFFERS BELOW

We would love to here your thoughts and comments on this tip.

Do You Like to Sing, Humm or Dance?

See What Others Have Say About Lori La Bey

I want to echo the thanks and appreciation of my colleagues… Your presentations were movingly authentic, fully engaging and wonderfully informative. Thank you for all that you are doing, and all that you’ve done for us!

Carla Koehl, Director of Community RelationsArtis Senior Living of Lexington

 “Feedback from the conference planning committee and our leadership team was extremely positive. Many attendees commented that she was one of the best speakers they had heard.” 

Pat Sylvia, Director of Education & Member Development LeadingAge WA

For More Testimonial

                                            Diana Pierce and Lori La Bey

Downloadable Tips Below

Find A Memory Café In Your Area

Push Dementia Forward – Participate!

Gains Alzheimer's Trail - Premiere on Alzheimer's Speaks YouTube Channel

Read Full Post »

Exciting Alzheimer’s Trial Available!

Alzheimer’s Speaks Radio – Shifting dementia care from crisis to comfort around the world one episode at a time by raising all voices and delivering sounds news, not just sound bites since 2011.

Thursday June 25th, 2020 –

2pm ET, 1pm CT, 12pm MT, 11am PT & 7pm London, 8pm South Africa and on the 26th at 5am in Australia AET

Click Below To Listen To Show

Lori La Bey, the host of Alzheimer’s Speaks Radio will be talking with the Chief Medical Officer at Cortexyme, Dr. Michael Detke.  Cortexyme is a bio tech company that is developing therapies targeting bacteria P. gingivalis, commonly associated with gum disease, that can infect the brain and cause Alzheimer’s disease.  Dr. Detke is a board-certified psychiatrist and has been involved in clinical drug research and development for more than 20 years, having trained in psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. 

Learn more about the GAIN Alzheimer’s Trial and locations in your area

Support Alzheimer’s Speaks work by Downloading the Song “Clarion Call” by the Mark Arneson Band featuring Mia Dorr on your favorite msuic APP.

July 16th – Join Lori La Bey

& Artis Senior Living

Lori La Bey Can Help Your Organization Switch To Virtual Presentations For Staff Trainings, Family Support, Perspective Clients and Support Gatherings.

Accepting Dementia in Your Life

Watch the Video Below

For a Complete List of Dementia Chats Videos Click Here

2 FREE SERVICE OFFERS BELOW

We would love to here your thoughts and comments on this tip.

Do You Like to Sing, Humm or Dance?

See What Others Have Say About Lori La Bey

I want to echo the thanks and appreciation of my colleagues… Your presentations were movingly authentic, fully engaging and wonderfully informative. Thank you for all that you are doing, and all that you’ve done for us!

Carla Koehl, Director of Community RelationsArtis Senior Living of Lexington

 “Feedback from the conference planning committee and our leadership team was extremely positive. Many attendees commented that she was one of the best speakers they had heard.” 

Pat Sylvia, Director of Education & Member Development LeadingAge WA

For More Testimonial

                                            Diana Pierce and Lori La Bey

Downloadable Tips Below

Find A Memory Café In Your Area

Push Dementia Forward – Participate!

Read Full Post »

Improving Quality of Care & Life

Alzheimer’s Speaks Radio – Shifting dementia care from crisis to comfort around the world one episode at a time by raising all voices and delivering sounds news, not just sound bites since 2011.

Tuesday June 23rd, 2020 –

2pm ET, 1pm CT, 12pm MT, 11am PT & 7pm London

Click Below To Listen To Show

Lori La Bey, host of Alzheimer’s Speaks Radio talks with Phyllis Ayman, who is a speech/language pathologist, speaker, author, and trainer.  Her focus is on improving dignity, quality of care and quality of life for the 1.4 million people who live in our nation’s nursing homes.  She is devoted to providing families with valuable information so they can make informed care choices and become effective advocates for those they love. 

Contact Phyllis Ayman –       

Website:

 www.phyllisaymanassociates.com

Email:  

phyllis@voiceforeldercare.com     

Blog:  

www.phylliseldercare.info/blog 

Support Alzheimer’s Speaks work by Downloading the Song “Clarion Call” by the Mark Arneson Band featuring Mia Dorr on your favorite msuic APP.

July 16th – Join Lori La Bey

& Artis Senior Living

Lori La Bey Can Help Your Organization Switch To Virtual Presentations For Staff Trainings, Family Support, Perspective Clients and Support Gatherings.

Accepting Dementia in Your Life

Watch the Video Below

For a Complete List of Dementia Chats Videos Click Here

2 FREE SERVICE OFFERS BELOW

We would love to here your thoughts and comments on this tip.

Do You Like to Sing, Humm or Dance?

See What Others Have Say About Lori La Bey

I want to echo the thanks and appreciation of my colleagues… Your presentations were movingly authentic, fully engaging and wonderfully informative. Thank you for all that you are doing, and all that you’ve done for us!

Carla Koehl, Director of Community RelationsArtis Senior Living of Lexington

 “Feedback from the conference planning committee and our leadership team was extremely positive. Many attendees commented that she was one of the best speakers they had heard.” 

Pat Sylvia, Director of Education & Member Development LeadingAge WA

For More Testimonial

                                            Diana Pierce and Lori La Bey

Downloadable Tips Below

Find A Memory Café In Your Area

Push Dementia Forward – Participate!

Read Full Post »

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