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Alzheimer’s Disease International Has Another Exciting Year Ahead!

Alzheimer’s Speaks Radio Talks with

Paola Barbarino, CEO

of Alzheimer’s Disease International

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Lori La Bey, host and founder of Alzheimer’s Speaks Radio talks with Paola Barbarino, CEO of Alzheimer’s Disease International. Paola is in charge of all aspects of ADI’s work and talk openly about their mission and their fantastic work. Learn about the international ADI conference that is being hosted in Chicago in the United States this year in July, Their new film titled “Every 3 Seconds,” The World Alzheimer Report along with World Alzheimer Month?.  I think you will be impressed with all of the free resources and collaboration with 90 different countries.

Contact ADI: 

Website        https://www.alz.co.uk

International Conference in Chicago for 2018         www.adi2018.org 

 

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Tips to Reduce and Remove Unwanted Behaviors in Dementia

Alzheimer’s Speaks Radio with

Trevor Mumby from the U.K.

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Tuesday, April 24th, 2018 –

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

Lori La Bey host of Alzheimer’s Speaks Radio is thrilled to interview Trevor Mumby from the U.K..  The two have tried for several years to get their schedules to mesh and Tuesday, April 24th at 1pm it finally worked out!  Tune in for a fun and uplifting conversation between two passionate advocates changing perceptions of dementia and learn brilliant tips Trevor has to offer to bring joy to those living with dementia, their families as well as professionals.  

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Email Trevor to Get His Books:

Trevor@Mumbys.com

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Contact Trevor Mumby:    

Website:    

Email Trevor to Get His Books:   Trevor@Mumbys.com

Go to www.AlzheimersSpeaks.com for additional resources 

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Challenges of Clinical Trial for Alzheimer’s

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Talks with Dr. Elliot Goldstein on the

Challenges of Clinical Trial for Alzheimer’s

Live Tuesday, April 3rd, 2018 –

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

Today we are going to talk with Dr. Elliot Goldstein, with ProMIS Neurosciences about a highly awaited Phase 3 trial and the challenges in Alzheimer’s drug development.  Dr. Goldstein brings a unique track record in the clinical, regulatory and commercial development of new pharmaceuticals. He spent 14 years on drug development around the world, including being Head of Clinical R&D in the United States. Dr Goldstein has also held positions as Senior VP of Strategic Product Development, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Medical Officer and President and CMO in the pharma industry.

Contact Information:

Website:  www.promisneurosciences.com

Additional information on ProMIS:

https://alzheimersnewstoday.com/2018/01/11/study-shows-promis-alzheimers-therapy-attacks-only-harmful-protein-in-brain/

http://www.bioworld.com/report/BWIS03052018PromisNeurosciences.pdf

 

 

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Great News From UsAgainstAlzheimers.Org

 Great News From UsAgainstAlzheimers.Org

I’m writing to be sure you saw this exciting news about new Alzheimer’s legislation that was introduced in Congress yesterday. The Concentrating on High Value Alzheimer’s Needs to Get to an End [CHANGE] Act, developed by Senators Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), Roger Wicker (R-MS), Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), and Bob Menendez (D-NJ) and Representatives Peter Roskam (R-IL) and Linda Sanchez (D-CA), is a bipartisan bill crafted to help support the millions of families affected by Alzheimer’s. UsAgainstAlzheimer’s has worked closely with the bill’s co-sponsors to conceptualize and develop this legislation.

The CHANGE Act encourages timely and accurate assessment, detection and diagnosis of Alzheimer’s, supports innovative approaches to support family caregivers, and removes regulatory barriers to disease modifying treatments. Read more about this exciting news here.

I encourage you to click here to email your Senators and Representative and ask them to cosponsor the CHANGE ActAnd please feel free to use the below tweets and blurbs for Twitter, Facebook, and any other social media platform you use.

Thank you and we look forward to working with you to advance this critical legislation for the Alzheimer’s community.

 

Want To Help Spread The News

Use the Social Media

Samples Below:

Organizational Handles: 

@UsAgainstAlz

@WomenAgstAlz

@vradenburg3

@UsA2_Latinos

@FaithAgainstAlz

@LEAD_Coalition

Congressional Handles:

@SenCapito

@stabenow

@PeterRoskam

@RepLindaSanchez

@SenatorWicker

@SenatorMenendez

 

 

Hashtag: #CHANGEAlznow

Twitter

It’s time for CHANGE in Alzheimer’s policy. We applaud @SenCapito @stabenow @PeterRoskam @RepLindaSanchez @SenatorWicker @SenatorMenendez for recognizing this. We are one step closer to stopping #alz @usagainstalz #CHANGEAlznow https://goo.gl/k6BwuW

We and @usagainstalz support CHANGE to #stopalz. The CHANGE Act represents a new way of thinking around diagnosis of #Alzheimers and support #caregivers. Thank you to our representatives for pushing this important issue forward. #CHANGEAlznow https://goo.gl/k6BwuW

RT to support CHANGE in #Alzheimers! @PeterRoskam and @RepLindaSanchez have taken the lead in supporting policy to overcome barriers in Alzheimer’s disease. We stand with @usagainstalz to #CHANGEAlznow! https://goo.gl/k6BwuW

@SenCapito, @stabenow, @PeterRoskam, @RepLindaSanchez, @SenatorWicker, @SenatorMenendez are helping CHANGE the approach to #Alzheimers. TY for being part of the ‘us’ in @UsAgainstAlz https://goo.gl/k6BwuW #CHANGEAlznow

It will take CHANGE to #stopalz. Thanks to our representatives, we are transforming the approach to diagnosis, care, and a cure in #Alzheimers. Let’s collectively work to #CHANGEAlznow @usagainstalz https://goo.gl/k6BwuW

CHANGE is in the air on Capitol Hill! TY @SenCapito, @stabenow, @PeterRoskam, @RepLindaSanchez, @SenatorWicker, @SenatorMenendez for your dedication to #CHANGEAlznow @usagainstalz https://goo.gl/k6BwuW

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The only way we’ll stop Alzheimer’s is by fighting this disease on every front. That’s why we’re proud to support the CHANGE Act, introduced in Congress this week. This groundbreaking legislation encourages timely diagnosis, promotes innovative approaches to supporting family care partners and removes regulatory barriers to disease-modifying treatments. Read more here: https://www.usagainstalzheimers.org/press/usagainstalzheimers-endorses-change-act

This week, the CHANGE Act was introduced in Congress. This legislation will help individuals with Alzheimer’s receive timely and accurate assessment, detection and diagnosis. Furthermore, the bill supports innovative approaches to support family caregivers, and removes regulatory barriers to disease-modifying treatments. Together, we can turn this bill into reality! Let your Senators and Representatives know that you support CHANGE by signing the petition here: https://actions.usagainstalzheimers.org/p/dia/action4/common/public/?action_KEY=21470&email= caitlin.pratt@annelewisllc.com&ask=15&amounts=15,25,50,100,250,500&track=20180207-nd

We fully support the Concentrating on High-Value Alzheimer’s Needs to Get to an End (CHANGE) Act. This bill will transform the approach to diagnosis, care, and cure of Alzheimer’s, and benefit millions of families. We are spreading the word on this important issue and educating the public about the legislation. Learn more about the bill and join the conversation here: https://goo.gl/k6BwuW. The more voices that join in, the faster we can achieve change – and stop Alzheimer’s.

 

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Straight from the UK – Relationship-Centered Care with Damian Murphy

Alzheimer’s Speaks Radio

Damian Murphy from the UK Join Us 

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Lori La Bey, host of Alzheimer’s Speaks Radio is honored to interview Damian Murphy, who created the Getting Along© relationship-centred programme. Damian also co-facilitates the York ‘Minds and Voices’ DEEP group a group of peers living with dementia forming part of a growing UK network of dementia voices.

Additional UK Resources

 Blog: https://dementiafriendly.wordpress.com/

 UK Network of Dementia Voices (DEEP  – used to stand for Dementia Engagement and Empowerment Project)  http://dementiavoices.org.uk/

The Dementia Diaries Project – a fabulous site for  people living with dementia to leave raw, real and immediate reports of experiences, opinions anecdotes by simple phone message. It’s proving to be a fantastic medium and is so simple. Over Twitter we recruit volunteers to transcribe entries and do some ourselves. Have a look at: https://dementiadiaries.org/

Contact Information for Damian Murphy    

Mobile: 07927 405 854                             Email: damian@innovationsindementia.org.uk

Website: www.innovationsindementia.org.uk                   Twitter: @elhijodevera  

  

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Open Mic Kicks Off the New Year on Alzheimer’s Speaks Radio Tuesday

Cheers to a Remarkable New Year!

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As They Kick Off the New Year with

Open Mic!

 Tuesday, January 2nd, at 2pm EST, 1pm CST,12pm MST,11am PST and 7pm London

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Alzheimer’s Speaks Radio loves hearing from their audience.  Call in and join the conversation and tell us what you are doing to shift our dementia care, or what needs you are seeing in the industry and ideas you have to make improvements.

Talk to Host Lori La Bey at (323) 870-4602

 

I can’t put into words how humbled and honored I am to be named one of fourteen people, picked by Oprah and her team as a 2018, “Health Hero.” Being mentioned twice in one year in the “O” magazine is just down right amazing.

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Neurologist – Dr. Daniel Potts on Dementia and Compassion

Happy Holidays from

Alzheimer’s Speaks Radio

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Neurologist – Dr. Daniel Potts on Dementia and Compassion

Tuesday, December 26th at 2pm EST, 1pm CST,12pm MST,11am PST and 7pm London

 

 

 

I can’t put into words how humbled and honored I am to be named one of fourteen people, picked by Oprah and her team as a 2018, “Health Hero.” Being mentioned twice in one year in the “O” magazine is just down right amazing.

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We are honored by your response to our offering of the Dementia Friendly Cruise.

There will be much to share in the near future!

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