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DAA’s Conference – Practical Solutions For Living Well With Dementia

Tuesday – July 26th, 2022 – 1pm EST, 12pm CST, 11am MST, 10am PST & 7pm London GMT, 8pm South Africa SAST, and on the July 27th at 5am in Australia AEDT

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Our Host, Lori La Bey will be talking with representatives of Dementia Action Alliance, known as DAA, about their upcoming conference being held September 19-21, 2022, at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Union Station in Downtown Indianapolis, Indiana.

Laurie Scherrer was diagnosed with Early Onset Alzheimer’s & FTD at the age of 55 and was able to continue a professional career so she turned her focus towards helping others through their dementia journey. Laurie serves on the Dementia Action Alliance Board of Directors and Advisory Board.  She is a Dementia Mentor, Purple Angel and active in many support groups. She is frequently a cohost of Alzheimer’s Speaks Radio and a panel member for Dementia Chats which highlights voices of dementia and their amazing insights.   She is an international speaker and has been featured in many articles and documentaries including New York Times, AARP, PBC, Dementia 101, South Africa Sunday Times, and the Reading Eagle. 

John-Richard Pagan is living with Lewy Bodies Dementia.  He no longer fears his dementia diagnosis, in large part due to Dementia Action Alliance. Having attended the last conference, held in Atlanta, Georgia, John-Richard’s care partner Diana ended the conference with an unexpected closing as she expressed their growth in understanding, as well as in the desire to be true advocates at living better lives today with a dementia diagnosis.

Cyndy Luzinski is an advanced practice nurse and the founder and executive director of Dementia Together, a nonprofit organization in Northern Colorado which cultivates joy while building stronger connections for those living with dementia, their care partners, and the community.

Listen to the Podcast Below

To Contact Dementia Action Alliance

DAA Website

Conference Link

Laurie Scherrer at Dementia Daze

Cyndy Luzinski at Dementia Together

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When Dementia Takes a Back Seat To Other Health Issues Plus Examples of Misperceptions, Hallucinations, Delusions and Misunderstandings On Dementia Chats™ Today our experts living with dementia give us great examples of situations where dementia can be ignored, or not acknowledged when other health issues pop up. They also give us great examples of the differences between hallucinations, delusions, misunderstandings and misperceptions.

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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

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Reduce Stress, Sleep Better & Lower Your Blood Pressure with BreathLogic on Alzheimer’s Speaks Radio

Thursday – July 14th, 2022 – 1pm EST, 12pm CST, 11am MST, 10am PST & 7pm London GMT, 8pm South Africa SAST, and on the July 15th at 5am in Australia AEDT

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Our Host, Lori La Bey talks with Laurie Ellis-Young  and George Ellis, PsyD who are co-authors of the book: Breath Is LifeTaking In & Letting Go: How to Live Well, Love Well, BE well.  George is a clinical psychologist and Laurie is the founding director of Breathe The Change LLC and cofounder of the non-profit BreathLogic.  They are both impassioned with sharing “Breath Literacy” and have worked with diverse populations on five continents.

To Contact Laurie & George Through BreathLogic

Website   https://www.breathlogic.org

Email

Facebook   https://www.facebook.com/BreathLogic

YouTube    https://www.facebook.com/BreathLogic

Instagram  https://www.instagram.com/breathlogic/

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A BIG THANK YOU to Dr. Lakelyn Hogan Eichenberger with Home Instead who invited me on her live video chat to discuss early diagnosis and why it’s so important. So many people worry about changes in cognition from individuals who are sensing a change in their own lives, to family and friends. This chat will give you some ideas of common changes people question, what could be causing the changes, who to go see if you are concerned, to how to approach the conversation with a loved one, and even how to respond to someone who is telling you they are worried about cognitive changes.

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When Dementia Takes a Back Seat To Other Health Issues Plus Examples of Misperceptions, Hallucinations, Delusions and Misunderstandings On Dementia Chats™ Today our experts living with dementia give us great examples of situations where dementia can be ignored, or not acknowledged when other health issues pop up. They also give us great examples of the differences between hallucinations, delusions, misunderstandings and misperceptions.

Watch Additional Videos or Download a PDF to Easily Access Titles & Links

Learn About Becoming A Dementia Chats Experts

Contact Dementia Chats

Contact Lori La Bey

Take A Peak Below At Our FREE Educational Resources Go To Our Website Now

Register for a Live Demo Tour of Dementia Map on Zoom!

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

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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

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Local Passion Turned to Action – DCAN on Alzheimer’s Speaks Radio

Thursday May 5th – 2pm EST, 1pm CST, 12pm MST, 11am PST & 7pm London GMT, 9pm South Africa SAST, and on the May 6th at 6am in Australia AEDT

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Our Host, Lori La Bey talks with Dr. Patrick Zook, who was a family physician for 40 years. In 2019, Dr. Zook took on the public health issue of community dementia care and founded the St. Cloud, MN-based nonprofit, Central Minnesota Dementia Community Action Network known as D-CAN.  D-CAN’s Dementia Resource Center has two paid staff and two volunteer physicians.  Dr Zook has been evaluating clients/care partners either living with dementia symptoms or just worried about their dementia risk since April 2021. D-Can’s mission is to “improve access to quality dementia care in our community.”

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Contact Central Minnesota Dementia Community Action Network (D-CAN)

Website  https://dcan-mn.org/

Email

LinkedIn  https://www.linkedin.com/company/central-mn-dementia-community-action-network/

Phone  320-640-6726 (Main)

Contact Tami Kolbinger to Schedule an Appointment

Phone  320-640-6695  or Email

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Register for a Live Demo Tour of Dementia Map on Zoom!

Dementia and the Arts is an Educational Panel where all levels of artists and all types are welcome. Our goal is to elevate panelists work and ability to create beauty in many forms. They will share examples of various types of art they participate in, how, and why they started, what they have learned, and what they personally get out of making art. Panelists, do not have to attend all sessions.

As you will see from the sample video above, conversations are comfortable, casual, and fascinating. We have so much to learn from one another. All recordings will be prerecorded and published to Alzheimer’s Speaks YouTube channel with a specific playlist channel for easy access. Each episode will be pushed out on Alzheimer’s Speaks social media channels as well.

Anyone living with dementia interested in participating, please reach out to Lori La Bey via email, or Private message her on FaceBook

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Dementia Chats is a series of video conversations where we talk with the true experts on dementia, those living with a diagnosis. Lori La Bey, founder of Alzheimer’s Speaks facilitates a conversation and is amazed by every conversation what she learns about life with dementia. She encourages everyone not only to watch these videos, but to include those living with dementia in conversations and to listen closely to their insights. They know dementia better than anyone.

For a Complete List of Dementia Chats Videos – Click Here

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

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Talk To Lori La Bey About Having A Screening & Talk Back of “A Timeless Love”

Prior Title Name Was “His Neighbor Phil”

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

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Mike Splaine on Participating in Alzheimer’s Research

Thursday April 28th – 2pm EST, 1pm CST, 12pm MST, 11am PST & 7pm London GMT, 9pm South Africa SAST, and on the April 29th at 6am in Australia AEDT

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Our Host, Lori La Bey talks with Mike Splaine who has been working in the field of health and long-term care since 1988. He has a proven track record of helping organizations achieve success in advocacy for health and long-term care issues.

Today we are going to be talking about Research and Clinical Trials.  Mike working to make this process easier and more efficient for families and clinicians.

Mike combines his deep knowledge of policy and program development and management; with his skills in public speaking, community organizing, adult education, media strategy, and public health communications. He also had a career of 20+ years on the public policy and advocacy staff of the Alzheimer’s Association.

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May 4th, 2022 6pm ET

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Contact Mike Splaine

Phone  443.741.1696 Ext 703

Email Jennifer Vasconcellos, Assistant Director

Visit Dementia Map to go to Recruitment Partners

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Dementia and the Arts is an Educational Panel where all levels of artists and all types are welcome. Our goal is to elevate panelists work and ability to create beauty in many forms. They will share examples of various types of art they participate in, how, and why they started, what they have learned, and what they personally get out of making art. Panelists, do not have to attend all sessions.

As you will see from the sample video above, conversations are comfortable, casual, and fascinating. We have so much to learn from one another. All recordings will be prerecorded and published to Alzheimer’s Speaks YouTube channel with a specific playlist channel for easy access. Each episode will be pushed out on Alzheimer’s Speaks social media channels as well.

Anyone living with dementia interested in participating, please reach out to Lori La Bey via email, or Private message her on FaceBook

Subscribe to Alzheimer’s Speaks YouTube To Receive All Our Videos

Dementia Chats is a series of video conversations where we talk with the true experts on dementia, those living with a diagnosis. Lori La Bey, founder of Alzheimer’s Speaks facilitates a conversation and is amazed by every conversation what she learns about life with dementia. She encourages everyone not only to watch these videos, but to include those living with dementia in conversations and to listen closely to their insights. They know dementia better than anyone.

For a Complete List of Dementia Chats Videos – Click Here

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

Upcoming Public Events Lori La Bey Will Be At:

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

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Find A Memory Café In Your Area

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                                            Diana Pierce and Lori La Bey

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Symbiosia: A New Housing Concept on Alzheimer’s Speaks Radio

Tuesday – Oct 12th, 2021 –2pm EDT, 1pm CDT, 12pm MDT, 11am PDT & 7pm London BST, 8pm South Africa SAST, and on the 13th at 4am in Australia AEST

Today we are talking with Esther Wiskerke who is the visionary and founder of Symbiosia, which is a new concept in community living. Esther has over 14 years experience in managing a dementia service that specialized in meeting the needs of people who experience complex Behavioral Psychological Symptoms through non-pharmaceutical means.

Esther has a MSc in Advanced Care in Dementia, and her care home related research was published.  She is a care home and corporate trainer on a variety of topics, and is a member of the International Think Tank on Dementia, Sexuality, and Human Rights.

Driven by her unconventional walk of life and extensive professional experience, one night, Esther just decided to make a change and Symbiosia was born.  

In addition to Esther, we are so lucky to have, five colleagues who support her project so we can get their insights and perspectives.

Jas Bassi, has experienced first-hand how dementia took over her mom and how she as a daughter quickly had to step up, and step in with everything she had!

Diane Bray, is the Dean at Solent University who Esther is working with to establish a partnership to further develop her concept by engaging with students and colleagues.

Stuart McArthur, represents Robert McAlpine, who is UK’s leading civil engineering company supporting the development of their Proof of Concept.

Marc Sansom, supports the project utilizing his vast Global Knowledge Exchange network and has given Esther the opportunity to speak at SALUS’ conference coming up Oct. 11-14th which we will here a bit more about later.

Geoff Southern,  represents the IBI Group and is giving Symbiosia

‘a visual’ by leading the architectural design.

Website:  https://linktr.ee/Symbiosia

Website:  https://healthycitydesign2019.salus.global/conference-show/healthy-city-design-2019

Contact Lori La Bey  with questions, branding needs or visit www.AlzheimersSpeaks.com

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ARTS & DEMENTIA EDUCATIONAL PANEL: Insights from the Artists

After receiving multiple requests to formally continue to highlight the artwork of those living with dementia, The Arts & Dementia Educational Panel will formally launch this November. All levels of artists and all types of art are welcome. Our goal is to elevate panelists work and ability to create beauty in many forms. They will share examples of various types of art they participate in, how, and why they started, what they have learned, and what they personally get out of making art. Panelists, do not have to attend all sessions.

Anyone living with dementia interested in participating, please reach out to Lori La Bey via email, or Private message her on FaceBook

We Will Meet Quarterly on The 2nd Tuesdays

  • November 9th, 2021
  • February 8th, 2022
  • May 10th, 2022
  • August 9th, 2022
  • November 8th, 2022

We Start Recording at: 11am ET, 10am CT, 9am MT, 8am PT, 4pm London, 5:00pm SAST South Africa, and on the following day at 1:00pm AEST Australia

Below is an Example of What the ARTS & DEMENTIA PANEL Will Explore & Share

As you will see from the sample video above, conversations are comfortable, casual, and fascinating. We have so much to learn from one another. All recordings will be prerecorded and published to Alzheimer’s Speaks YouTube channel with a specific playlist channel for easy access. Each episode will be pushed out on Alzheimer’s Speaks social media channels as well.

Anyone living with dementia interested in participating in the ARTS & DEMENTIA EDUCATIONAL PANEL please reach out to:

Lori La Bey via email, or on FaceBook

Dementia Chats is a series of video conversations where we talk with the true experts on dementia, those living with a diagnosis. Lori La Bey, founder of Alzheimer’s Speaks facilitates a conversation and is amazed by every conversation what she learns about life with dementia. She encourages everyone not only to watch these videos, but to include those living with dementia in conversations and to listen closely to their insights. They know dementia better than anyone.

For a Complete List of Dementia Chats Videos – Click Here

Register for a Live Demo Tour of Dementia Map on Zoom!

Upcoming Public Events Lori La Bey Will Be At:

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

Plymouth International Virtual Dementia Conference

Day 1: Wednesday 27 October | 13:00–16:30Day

2: Wednesday 3 November | 13:00–16:30Day

3: Wednesday 10 November | 13:00–16:30

More Information to Come

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

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Find A Memory Café In Your Area

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How Dementia Affects the Asian American and Pacific Islander Communities

Thursday – July 22nd, 2021 – 2pm EDT, 1pm CDT, 12pm MDT, 11am PDT & 7pm London BST, 8pm South Africa SAST, and on the 25th at 4am in Australia AEST

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Our Host, Lori La Bey will be talking with two representatives of the 360 Clinic, a mobile medical provider making healthcare more accessible to all. Vince Tien is the Co-Founder and CEO and is also a proud Board Member of Alzheimer’s Orange County.

Dr Dung Trinh is a keynote speaker, bestselling author, and health educator who holds leadership roles with different organizations in the community including Chief Medical Officer (CMO) of 360 Clinic. 

Call in and ask a question or make a comment (323) 870-4602

Contact the 360 Clinic:  

Website:  https://360clinic.md/

Website:  https://www.alzoc.org/

Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/360clinicmd/

Instagram:  https://www.instagram.com/360clinicmd/?hl=en

Vince Tien’s LinkedIn:  https://www.linkedin.com/in/vincetien/

Dr. Dung Trinh’s LinkedIn:  https://www.linkedin.com/in/dung-trinh-md-43548a9/

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Be Our Next Guest. Email us at Alzheimer’s Speaks Radio

Dementia Chats is a series of video conversations where we talk with the true experts on dementia, those living with a diagnosis. Lori La Bey, founder of Alzheimer’s Speaks facilitates a conversation and is amazed by every conversation what she learns about life with dementia. She encourages everyone not only to watch these videos, but to include those living with dementia in conversations and to listen closely to their insights. They know dementia better than anyone.

For a Complete List of Dementia Chats Videos – Click Here

Register for a Live Demo Tour of Dementia Map on Zoom!

Upcoming Public Events Lori La Bey Will Be At:

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

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


Find A Memory Café In Your Area

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

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Feuding Families Becoming Peaceful Partners

Thursday – May 13th, 2021 –2pm EDT, 1pm CDT, 12pm MDT, 11am PDT & 7pm London BST, 8pm South Africa SAST, and on the 14th at 4am in Australia AEST

Call in and Join the Conversation at 323-870-4602

Lori La Bey will be talking with Katharina W. Dress, who is an Adult Family and Elder Care Mediator and Conflict Coach. She is the founder of “Aging in Harmony,” and helps older adults and their families and caregivers to navigate difficult conversations about the challenges of aging.

Call in and Join the Conversation at 323-870-4602

Contact Katharina W. Dress :

Mediator / Facilitator / Conflict Coach / Trainer
Helping Feuding Families Become Peaceful Partners –
In-Person, by Phone, or Online via Zoom

Website:   www.aginginharmony.com

Email:  katharina@aginginharmony.com

Phone:  510-356-7830

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“Stress, Dementia & Gratitude.”

Dementia Chats is a series of video conversations where we talk with the true experts on dementia, those living with a diagnosis. Lori La Bey, founder of Alzheimer’s Speaks facilitates a conversation and is amazed by every conversation what she learns about life with dementia. She encourages everyone not only to watch these videos, but to include those living with dementia in conversations and to listen closely to their insights. They know dementia better than anyone.

Register for a Live Demo Tour of Dementia Map on Zoom!

Due to the great response we are getting to Dementia Map, we are making it easier for people to learn more about all the features of the site. We have set up group sessions for individuals and organizations to attend and learn more about how to maximize your exposure through Dementia Map.

Learn how and why this directory is critical to those living with dementia, their family & friends, as well as professionals in the industry.

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

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


Find A Memory Café In Your Area

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

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50+ Shades of Dementia with Norms Mc Namara on Alzheimer’s Speaks Radio

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.

Watch the Video Interview Below

The Radio Show Goes Live – Thursday – Nov, 21st 2019 2pm EST, 1pm CST, 12pm MST, 11am PST & 7pm London and on Nov. 22nd at 6am in Australia

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Alzheimer’s Speaks Radio Host, Lori La Bey is excited to share her interview with Norrms Mc Namara, a long-time friend and man living with dementia.  Norrms  has done extraordinary work promoting dementia awareness and education around globally.  His collaborative efforts, creative mind set and willingness to share ideas and concepts with others has help bring the world together to fight the battle of dementia   Today he shares information about his new book, 50+ Shades of Dementia, which is a book of poems about living with dementia.

In Case I Forget by Norrms Mc Namara

In case I forget when glancing at you,
The one who makes me complete,
Dementia may have won with my mind,
But my heart it will never Defeat,

In case I forget the children we`ve raised,
Or the hundreds of stories I’ve told,
Shed not a tear “For blessed are we,
Who forget one day we are old,

In case I forget to tell you how much,
You’re cherished and treasured each day,
My best friend beside me to brighten the path,
And carry me all of the way,

I may greet you someday, with questioning eyes,
As a stranger with whom I’ve just met,
Still, I love you my darling, with all of my heart,
Please Remember…… In case I forget

Contact Norrms Mc Namara at:

Website:  www.purpleangel-global.com

Purchase 50+ Shades of Dementia:   https://www.amazon.co.uk/50-SHADES-DEMENTIA-Dementia-dementia/dp/1089449224

FaceBook:   Norm Mac

Have You Seen My Independence? by Norrms Mc Namara

Have you seen my Independence?
I can’t find it so?
I used to be right here with me,
But now I do not know?

One day there I was,
As confident as can be,
The next always surrounded,
And never only me

Oh, how I long,
To walk the meadows grass,
To sit down on a bench alone, 
And watch the seagulls pass

To get my morning paper,
To read along the way,
With nobody else, that’s right, just me!
Oh Lord, for just one day

I love my family dearly,
And they are always there,
But they must get fed up too,
Of sharing all this care,

I was so incredibly Independent
And you all will know,
Have YOU SEEN my independence?
Oh dear, where did it go ??

Thank you for joining Alzheimer’s Speaks Radio.  We hope you subscribe and share this episode with your family, friends, clients and colleagues.

Upcoming Public Events with Lori La Bey

Coming to Anniston, AL – Nov. 21st

Learn More or Schedule Your Next Event with Lori La Bey https://www.alzheimersspeaks.com/contact-us

See what Others have to 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

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Giving Hope – Because It Matters

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.

The Radio Show Goes Live – Tuesday – Nov, 19th 2019 2pm EST, 1pm CST, 12pm MST, 11am PST & 7pm London and on Nov. 20th at 6am in Australia

Host Lori La Bey talks with Maryann Makekau on how she is making a difference in others lives by giving them hope.  Come and join the conversation as we offer a safe respectful forum. Use the chat box or call in  (323) 870-4602.  

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Thank you for joining Alzheimer’s Speaks Radio.  We hope you subscribe and share this episode with your family, friends, clients and colleagues.

Contact at Maryann Makekau:

Website:  https://www.facebook.com/becausehopematters

Email:  contact@becausehopematters.com

Phone:  850-582-3496

Purchase Book:  https://www.becausehopematters.com/product/when-your-grandma-forgets

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Upcoming Public Events with Lori La Bey

Coming to Anniston, AL – Nov. 21st

Learn More or Schedule Your Next Event with Lori La Bey https://www.alzheimersspeaks.com/contact-us

See what Others have to 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

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Finding Balance

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Dementia Stakeholders to Gather in Atlanta in October

Click Below To Listen Thursday – Sept. 5th, 2019 – 2pm EST, 1pm CST, 12pm MST, 11am PST & 7pm London and Sept 6th at 6am Australia. All Shows are Archived for Ease of Access.

Watch The Video Interview Below

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Alzheimer’s Speaks Radio Host Lori La Bey, interviews Anne and Steve McSweeney, with CEU Creations who are coordinating an amazing event In Atlanta October 4th, featuring Keynote Speaker Eloy Van Hal – Hodeweyk Dementia Village, Scott Tarde – Glenner Town Square and Actress Carolyn Cook who will be performing a one act play on dementia. Listen in to make sure you don’t miss this extraordinary opportunity to hear from those who have designed new models of care for dementia.

CEU”s for the October 4th Event are Available as follows:

  • Social Work (GSCSW – 6 Clock Hours)
  • Case Managers  (CCMC – 6 Contact Hours)
  • RN (CA Board of Registered Nursing – 6 Contact Hours)
  • LPC (Core: 6 NBCC Hours)

Attendance or applied credit certificate available for other credentials

Check Out These Wonderful Videos of

Two Exceptional Programs Being Featured

CCN’s feature on the Dementia Village
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Nightline’s Coverage of Town Square
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Also joining Steve and Anne McSweeney will be:

Phyllis Joseph,
Supervisor in Care Management, at Piedmont Atlanta Hospital GA
MaryLea Boatwright Quinn, Advocacy and Public Policy for the Alzheimer’s Association – GA Chapter
Cindy Nelson
Attorney and Founder of Nelson Elder Care Law in Woodstock, Georgia.  

Contact CEU Creations:    

Website:  www.ceucreationsinc.com      

Email:  anne@ceucreationsinc.com

Facebook: CEU Creations 

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What Questions Do You Have For Those Living With Dementia?

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Juggling Dementia Care &

Finding Balance

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UPCOMING PUBLIC EVENTS WITH LORI LA BEY:

Coming to Woodbury, MN – Sept 25th and 26th

Coming to Toms River, NJ – Oct 8th and 9th

Coming to Elmhurst, IL – Oct 16th & 17th

More Information to Come

Schedule Your Next Event with Lori La Bey https://www.alzheimersspeaks.com/contact-us

Diana Pierce and Lori La Bey

See what LeadingAge has to say about Lori La Bey

 “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

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