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One Man’s Fight to Get His Long-Term Care Policy Holder to Payout

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.

Listen to Alzheimer’s Speaks Radio Thursday Dec 24th at 2pm EST, 1pm CST, 12pm MST, 11am PST & 7pm London and on the 25th at 6am in Australia,

Lori La Bey host of Alzheimer’s Speaks Radio talks with John Sweeney who has been married to his wife Virginia for nearly 70 years.  Virginia is living with dementia and John has been an amazing care partner and role model in how his has chosen to care for his bride. Today he will share his experience about his plight and success with Long-Term Care insurance.  He will share tips and techniques that helped him successfully secure payment, even though verbiage and definitions of care services had changed since he bought Virginia’s policy.

All shows are accessible to listen to once they go live,

Virginia Sweeney
This News Clip Features John and Virginia Sweeney Who Are Members of
Arthur’s Memory Cafe

Contact John Sweeney with Questions:

Email:  jrsvhs70@gmail.com

Address:  Cherrywood Pointe – 2680 Lexington Ave #325, Roseville, Mn 55113

Those Living with Dementia Talk Openly About

Holiday Stress Triggers on Dementia Chats

Today Lori La Bey, founder of Alzheimer’s Speaks facilitates a conversation with the true experts on dementia, those living with a diagnosis. Our Topic is Holiday Stress Triggers for those Living with Dementia In this video you will hear those living with dementia speak articulately as they talk about holiday stress triggers, how they adapt to changing situations and environments as well as giving care partners ideas to make the holidays run smooth.

Book Your Next Event, Staff/Management or Family Training for 2020 & 2021 with Lori La Bey today! Consulting and Mentoring also Available.

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

What a Great Holiday Gift for a Family Dealing with Dementia! 

Check out this book helping families deal with a dementia diagnosis. 

You can get a holiday discount too!


The book is called Parental Dementia:   A Guide through all the Difficult Questions by Keith Galas has spent more than 20 years helping families work through all of the questions that keep popping up through the dementia journey. The book even has some great worksheets to help keep your thoughts and needs organized.

Discount Code is: Lori (Save $5.99)

You can purchase the book by going to


What a Great Holiday Gift for a Family Dealing with Dementia!

Juggling Dementia Care &

Finding Balance

Downloadable Tips Below

Find A Memory Café In Your Area

Push Dementia Forward – Participate!

Check Out Research Outcomes
Click Above to Get a Discount

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Educating Patients in the Comfort of Their Homes

Join Alzheimer’s Speaks Radio on

Support for Those Dealing with Dementia

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



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Your Next Conference!

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Hospice – The “H” Word. Let’s Have a Discussion. What Are Your Thoughts?

Alzheimer’s Speaks Radio Talks with

Tina Ketchie Stearns

Listen Below

Or Watch Below

Lori La Bey, host of Alzheimer’s Speaks Radio will have a down to earth conversation with Tina Ketchie Stearns about the “H Word,” Hospice.  They will discuss why the hospice ribbon say “It’s About How You LIVE.”  We think you will find this a very interesting topic and one that has a lot of myths and stigma attached to it.

Contact Tina Ketchie Stearns

Email –  tina@itsabouthowyoulive.com


Phone – 336-655-0200


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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Push Research Forward – Join the A-List

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Quality Aging Survey – Take it Now!

Take The Survey Now and Help Define

What “Quality” Means to You and Your Family!

Open To All In The U.S.

University of Minnesota PhD candidate Heather Davila describes a survey to get input from people age 55+ family members, and professionals who work in the field of aging services about which aspects of “quality” in aging services matter most.

To take the survey go here: www.tinyurl.com/Qagesurvey

Contact: Heather Davila,

Email:  wood0132@umn.edu


Join the Dementia Friendly Cruise –

Before We Set Sail!

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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Using Lavender to Treat 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:

Only twice in my twenty plus years as an Alzheimer’s caregiver has a doctor ever asked whether I was doing okay. Yet my husband would have never made the clinic appointment on time if I had not gotten up extra early to bathe, dress, feed, manage his resistance and drive him there. Now here’s a chance to be heard!

Researchers from the Mayo Clinic want to learn what matters most to you when you go to the doctor with your loved one. They need volunteers for an online focus group who are current or former caregivers for a loved one with dementia.

Click here to learn more about this important Mayo Clinic caregiver study asking what matters to you when you go to the doctor with a loved one.

Study participants will be asked to join an online focus group and answer several questions over a week and a half posted by the moderator. Participants can choose to remain anonymous. Their goal is to help healthcare providers better support and communicate with caregivers by learning:

  • How health care providers can best help caregivers provide optimal care to loved ones while maintaining their own health.
  • How involved caregivers want to be their loved ones’ healthcare.
  • What the ideal “care team” looks like.

Please click here for more information about this important Mayo Clinic caregiver study.

Your opinions are critical to improving the experience for all caregivers when they accompany loved ones to doctor’s appointments. Let’s not miss this opportunity to make doctors tune into what matters to us.

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




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Dementia Destroys Memories – Care Partners Help Preserve Them

I’m looking forward to being back on Blog Talk Radio January 10th, 2017 at 7pm EST, 6pm CST, 5pm MST and 4pm PST . This time I will switch roles and be the guest.



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Safety Anchor – Wandering Protection

Safety Anchor – Wandering Protection

For Those with Dementia

Tuesday August 9th at:

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

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Tuesday, August 9th, we will have Sanjay Chadha, who is with Safety Anchor with us on Alzheimer’s Speaks Radio.  Sanjay is passionate about affordable and comprehensive safety for everybody, everywhere. He has dedicated over 20 years to product design and development creating solutions which makes a difference in peoples lives.

Specials for our listeners:

Sanjay is giving two units away to the first people who contact him.  He is also willing to give 2 units away at a 50% discount and 6 units at 30% discount!  Thank you Sanjay! and Safety Labs.

Contact Information For

For Specials – specials@safetylabs.org

For feedback and comments: sanjay.chadha@safetylabs.org

For Info http://www.safetylabs.org

If you want to talk: 844-800-7233 (SAFE)

Additional Resources Below:



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Join Dementia Chats Tuesday July 12th

Join Dementia Chats

Tuesday July 12th

11am EST, 10am CST, 9am MST, 8am PST and 4pm London

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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, but given we changed platforms in 2016, only those videos are listed below.

Information To Join (Free)

Join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android: https://zoom.us/j/308825861

Or iPhone one-tap (US Toll):  +14086380968,308825861# or +16465588656,308825861#

Or Telephone:
Dial: +1 408 638 0968 (US Toll) or +1 646 558 8656 (US Toll)
Meeting ID: 308 825 861
International numbers available: https://zoom.us/zoomconference?m=G05T7-PBYJXuH245yU5xG2cqWHdt5lib

All sessions are recorded and will be archived

Below is our last webinar

Additional Resource Provided By Alzheimer’s Speaks

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