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Nana Forgot My Name – A New Children’s Book on Dementia

Alzheimer’s Speaks Radio Speaks with

Author Sara Bell on Her Children’s Book

“Nana Forgot My Name”

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Nana Forgot My Name

A New Children’s Book on Dementia

Author Sara Bell discusses her caregiving journey with her Grandmother who has dementia radio host Lori La Bey, on Alzheimer’s Speaks Radio.  Sara blogs about her experiences and recently completed a children’s book to help kids make sense of the disease.  The book is called “Nana Forgot My Name.”  

You can reach Sara Bell:

Blog: www.mynanaskeeper.com

Social Media: @saraannbell, @mynanaskpr

Email:  sara@eventplanningsupport.com




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 “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 Washington

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Making Care Fun and Memorable with Music

Alzheimer’s Speaks Radio Talks with

Roy Tal, Founder of 2gether

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If you have a dementia story, product or tool to share please reach out to us. 

All voices are welcome on Alzheimer’s Speaks Radio.


Today Lori La Bey, host of Alzheimer’s Speaks Radio will talk with Roy Tal, from Tel Aviv, who is doing amazing work to improve the lives of those living with dementia.  Roy is a 34 year old with a big heart who was touched by dementia in his own family.  Listen in on how Roy took that experience to improve the lives of others.   He is a social entrepreneur & music graduate co-founder of Imagine an NPO that empowers special needs musicians. He is also the founder and CEO of 2gether  which will be the focus of our conversation today.

 

Contact Roy Tal of 2gether:

Website:   www.2gether.fun

Email:   roy@2gether.fun

Video:   https://youtu.be/g2oHwQ9hRnA

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Today our Dementia Chats Experts, those diagnosed and living with cognitive impairment, discuss what they would like to see their communities provide them to show they are truly a “Dementia Friendly Business or Communities.”  You will find great tips for businesses and communities to consider.

Our experts today are: Michael Ellenbogen, Laurie Scherrer, Bob Savage and Truthful Loving Kindness. Lori La Bey, founder of Alzheimer’s Speaks facilitates the conversation. Lori can be reached at or visit Alzheimer’s Speaks website.

Voices of Those Diagnosed with Dementia

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. We have been doing this series since July of 2012.

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 “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 Washington

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An LGBT Love Story – A Love Story is a Love Story is a Love Story

Alzheimer’s Speaks Radio Talks with

Michael Horvich Who Cared For His Husband

Tuesday – Sept. 11th, 2018 at

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

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Today on the show Lori La Bey talks with Michael Horvich who beautifully shares his love story with his husband Gregory who developed dementia.  Michael will set the stage of their long-term relationship and how they dealt with Alzheimer’s disease and held onto their love for one another throughout the journey.  The LTGB community (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender)is one of many communities being underserved around the world.  Although great stride have been made and progress has started, more needs to be done for all dealing with dementia.  If you have a dementia story , product or tool to share please reach out to me.  All voices are welcome.

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Contact Information for Michael Horvich:

Website:  http://www.horvich.com

Michael’s Bloghttp://mhorvichcares.blogspot.com

15 Minute Documentary on Michael & Gregory:  http://www.horvich.com/Site/DOCUMENTARY.html

Michael Writes Blog: http://mhorvich.blogspot.com

Michael’s Collection of Poetry:  https://tinyurl.com/y9q5r7s5

Additional Resources:

The Alzheimer’s Association: Info for LGBT

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Today our Dementia Chats Experts, those diagnosed and living with cognitive impairment, discuss what they would like to see their communities provide them to show they are truly a “Dementia Friendly Business or Communities.”  You will find great tips for businesses and communities to consider.

Our experts today are: Michael Ellenbogen, Laurie Scherrer, Bob Savage and Truthful Loving Kindness. Lori La Bey, founder of Alzheimer’s Speaks facilitates the conversation. Lori can be reached at or visit Alzheimer’s Speaks website.

Voices of Those Diagnosed with Dementia

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. We have been doing this series since July of 2012.

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 “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 Washington

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Cure vs Care… What Are Your Thoughts on Promises Made?

Cure vs Care…

What Are Your Thoughts on

Promises Made?

This is a very interesting podcast from HealthNewsReview a leading watchdog organization dedicated to balanced health care-related journalism.  They discusses the problematic promise of a cure for Alzheimer’s disease. It features many of our friends here on Alzheimer’s Speaks:  Eilon Caspi, Bob Savage, Peter Whitehouse, Mary Radnofsky and Judy Berry to mention a few.

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Today our Dementia Chats Experts, those diagnosed and living with cognitive impairment, discuss what they would like to see their communities provide them to show they are truly a “Dementia Friendly Business or Communities.”  You will find great tips for businesses and communities to consider.

Our experts today are: Michael Ellenbogen, Laurie Scherrer, Bob Savage and Truthful Loving Kindness. Lori La Bey, founder of Alzheimer’s Speaks facilitates the conversation. Lori can be reached at or visit Alzheimer’s Speaks website.

Voices of Those Diagnosed with Dementia

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. We have been doing this series since July of 2012.

For More Dementia Chats Videos




Looking for a Keynoter, Consultant or Trainer?

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 Washington

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Attacking Alzheimer’s Disease One Molecule at a Time – Amprion

Alzheimer’s Speaks Radio Talks with

Amprion CEO and Co-Founder

Russell M. Lebovitz

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Amprion – Attacking Alzheimer’s Disease One Molecule at a Time

Today our host, Lori La Bey interviews Russell M. Lebovitz, CEO and Co-Founder of Amprion.  They discuss Amprion’s vision to revolutionize the diagnosis for Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and other neurodegenerative diseases along with how they are paving a breakthrough pathway to reinvent drug development and discovery for these elusive, incurable diseases. These are incredible times we are living in with so much potential to improve lives of those living with dementia.  Although, a cure is not in hand, it feels good to know there are companies like Amprion with researchers who are realistic and energized about their work.  I look forward to watching this group closely as they forge forward.

Contact Amprion

Website:   https://www.amprionme.com

Video:  https://youtu.be/cvBBTXMVh8o

Email:    https://www.amprionme.com/contact


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Today our Dementia Chats Experts, those diagnosed and living with cognitive impairment, discuss what they would like to see their communities provide them to show they are truly a “Dementia Friendly Business or Communities.”  You will find great tips for businesses and communities to consider.

 

Our experts today are: Michael Ellenbogen, Laurie Scherrer, Bob Savage and Truthful Loving Kindness. Lori La Bey, founder of Alzheimer’s Speaks facilitates the conversation. Lori can be reached at or visit Alzheimer’s Speaks website.

Voices of Those Diagnosed with Dementia

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. We have been doing this series since July of 2012.

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Looking for a Keynoter, Consultant or Trainer?

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 Washington

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Texas State University Offers Dementia and Aging Studies

Alzheimer’s Speaks Radio Guest is

Dr. Chris Johnson, Clinical Professor of Sociology at Texas State University

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Lori La Bey, host of Alzheimer’s Speaks Radio talks with Dr. Chris Johnson, Clinical Professor of Sociology at Texas State University. Dr. Johnson developed the new 33-hour M.S. course, Dementia and Aging Studies which is an online degree program. Dr. Johnson received his PhD is from Iowa State University in Sociology with a focus on Aging and Social Psychology. He also was the Director of Gerontology at University of Louisiana for 27 years. Feel free to call in while we are live if you have any questions regarding the program.

Contact Dr. Chris Johnson via:

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

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

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Today our Dementia Chats Experts, those diagnosed and living with cognitive impairment, discuss what they would like to see their communities provide them to show they are truly a “Dementia Friendly Business or Communities.”  You will find great tips for businesses and communities to consider.

Our experts today are: Michael Ellenbogen, Laurie Scherrer, Bob Savage and Truthful Loving Kindness. Lori La Bey, founder of Alzheimer’s Speaks facilitates the conversation. Lori can be reached at or visit Alzheimer’s Speaks website.

Voices of Those Diagnosed with Dementia

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. We have been doing this series since 2012.

For More Dementia Chats Videos 



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Looking for a Keynoter, Consultant or Trainer?

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 Washington

For More Testimonials


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What Matters Most: Cognitive Self Assessment


 

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