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Alzheimer’s Music Fest Expands in Fun Ways

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Thursday July 19th, 2018

2pm EST, 1pm CST, 12pm MST, 11am PST, 7pm London

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Lori La Bey, host of Alzheimer’s Speaks Radio chats with Vince Zangaro, founder of Alzheimer’s Music Fest regarding its expanded vision and his journey with his father who was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease over 10 years ago at the age of 62.  Vince was only 29 at the time and little did he know his world would completely change.

I was honored to be part of the Alzheimer’s Music Fest several years ago and had the chance to meet Vince and see this amazing man in action.

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Contact Alzheimer’s Music Fest

Websites: 

http://alzheimersmusicfest.org/

https://www.ticketfly.com/purchase/mobile/index/1700142

Facebook: 

https://www.facebook.com/AlzheimersMusicFest/

Email:  

Vince Zangaro vincezangaro@gmail.com

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Educating Patients in the Comfort of Their Homes

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Tuesday July 17th, 2018

2pm EST, 1pm CST, 12pm MST, 11am PST, 7pm London

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Host of Alzheimer’s Speaks Radio, Lori La Bey, talks with Erin Broughton, Project Manager at Medicine X a new digital and educational initiative, whose mission is to bridge the gap in patient education.  They do this by creating digestible medical content, accessible to all patients in the privacy of their home. Come and join the conversation!

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Medicine X logoFor More Information Contact MEDICINE X

Email – contact@medicinex.com

Facebook – www.facebook.com/medicinex

Websitewww.medicinex.com

 
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Improv Techniques with Cathy Braxton & Tami Neumann of Dementia Raw

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with  Cathy Braxton & Tami Neumann

Dementia Raw of

Silver Dawn Training Institute

Thursday July 12th, 2018

2pm EST, 1pm CST, 12pm MST, 11am PST, 7pm London

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Caring for persons with dementia brings a unique set of challenges.  Silver Dawn Training Institute equips professionals and loved ones with a new way to communicate with these individuals: introspective improv. 

Their approach is unscripted, unconventional and unapologetic. They deal with real-life scenarios and consider your – and your patients’ – vantage points. Their training is based on the company founders’ experience in long-term care.

Cathy Braxton is the Chief Education Officer of Silver Dawn Training Institute.  Tami Neumann is the Chief Operations Officer and they co-created the Dementia RAW Method,  Collectively they have over 40 years of experience in the long-term care/aging industry.

Come learn and laugh with us as we discuss new ways to live graciously along side dementia.

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New M.S. in Dementia and Aging Studies – Texas State University

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Texas State University


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Thursday July 10th, 2018

2pm EST, 1pm CST, 12pm MST, 11am PST, 7pm London

Today Lori La Bey, host of Alzheimer’s Speaks Radio will talk with Dr. Chris Johnson, Clinical Professor of Sociology at Texas State University who developed the new 33 hour M.S. in Dementia and Aging Studies, which is available online. They will discuss why this program is unique and so badly needed in the United States.  They will look at dementia as a disability with abilities, dementia citizenship and why Person-Centered Care is a myth in America.

Contact Dr. Chris Johnson:

http://www.gradcollege.txstate.edu/programs/msda.html

http://www.soci.txstate.edu/Graduate-Degree/msda.html





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Dr. William Walsh Questions What We’ve Been Told About Dementia

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Dr. William Walsh Questions

What We’ve Been Told

About Dementia

Thursday July 5th, 2018

2pm EST, 1pm CST, 12pm MST, 11am PST, 7pm London

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Lori La Bey, host of Alzheimer’s Speaks Radio will interview Dr. William Walsh, who has retired from his practice specializing in allergies and our immune systems.  He has written several books and today they will discuss his book “Retaining the Mind – How the Foods We Eat Affect Our Brains.”  Find out how “Sugar, MSG and Citrus” can have a negative effect on our bodies. We will also talk with one of Dr. Walsh’s past patients, Pam Solstad, to hear her thoughts about Dr. Walsh’s theories about food and common conditions.

Contact Dr. William Walsh:

    Website:  http://www.drwwalsh.com     

    Email:       acallergy@gmail.com    

Phone:     651-587-5600

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Dementia: Stigma, Education & Adapting to Life on Dementia Chats

Dementia Chats 

Where voices of those diagnosed are heard.

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.

Today’s video covers the stigma attached to all types of dementia, the need for education and how people diagnosed and caring for someone with dementia adapt to their new normal.  I know you will find their insights powerful. 

You will hear from the following Experts Living with Dementia:

Harry Urban

Paulan Gordon

Laurie Scherrer

Bob Savage

Michael Ellenbogen

Mary Radnofsky

Facilitated by:

Lori La Bey, Founder of Alzheimer’s Speaks

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That is why we make them!

The Dementia Chats Series started in July of 2012,  – Watch other videos at:

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Misconceptions of Dementia & Housing Options

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Misconceptions of Dementia &

Housing Options

Tuesday – July 3rd, 2018

2pm EST, 1pm CST, 12pm MST, 11am PST, 7pm London

Call in to talk with us 323-870-4602

Lori La Bey, host of Alzheimer’s Speaks interviews Catherine L. Owens, a nationally recognized Senior Living Industry Expert and Author of Be Your Own Hero: Senior Living Decisions Simplified, a book she wrote with the hope of addressing the myths and stigmas surrounding senior living,  Catherine is also the Executive Director for the Alzheimer’s Association, Greater Idaho Chapter and hopes to create more awareness of the impact of Alzheimer’s disease on our national.  Call in and join the conversation!


Contact Information for Catherine Owens

For information on her book and training:

www.catherinelowens.com


alz.org or call the 24/7 help line 800-272-3900

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