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Poem: A Caregiver’s Frustration

A Caregiver’s Frustration

by C. Thomson

I’m filled with despair for what you’ve become,

Because what you’ve become is not my old mum.

You’re no longer there if I hurt; if I weep,

You no longer care if woe robs me of sleep,

I do little things, all the ‘this’ and the ‘thats’,

The washing, the cooking and feeding the cats.

I don’t want reward, I don’t do them for such,

What I desire (and I’m not asking much),

Is a smile a day, just to know that you care,

Just to tell me my mother is still inside there.

Instead there is silence, slammed doors, and a fight,

Anger, frustration, not a smile in sight.

I know in my heart that you’re not to blame;

Dementia is awful, it ruins your brain.

Please know I forgive you. I love you. I do.

My only hope is you still love me too.

Join the WAVE! It’s Simple & Powerful

Coming November 10th!

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

Accepting Dementia in Your Life

2 FREE SERVICE OFFERS BELOW

For a Complete List of Dementia Chats Videos – Click Here

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

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

                                            Diana Pierce and Lori La Bey

Downloadable Tips Below

Find A Memory Café In Your Area

Push Dementia Forward – Participate!

Gains Alzheimer's Trail - Premiere on Alzheimer's Speaks YouTube Channel

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Join Lori – Try Painting for Yourself & Your Brain Health!

Paint a new picture for yourself, while caring for your brain. Did you know that learning something new can help your brain health? Take this quiz from MDVIP to learn more about reducing risk. https://bit.ly/3hKJ8ci #ad

I’m Trying Something New. How About You?

RESEARCH SURVEY Caregiver Burnout & Dementia

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

Accepting Dementia in Your Life

2 FREE SERVICE OFFERS BELOW

For a Complete List of Dementia Chats Videos – Click Here

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

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

                                            Diana Pierce and Lori La Bey

Downloadable Tips Below

Find A Memory Café In Your Area

Push Dementia Forward – Participate!

Gains Alzheimer's Trail - Premiere on Alzheimer's Speaks YouTube Channel

Read Full Post »

Brain Health & Breathing – Simple & Helpful!

Just breathe for brain health. There are preventive steps people can take to reduce their risk for dementia and Alzheimer’s and protect their brain as they age.  I encourage you to take the quiz from MDVIP https://bit.ly/3hKJ8ci.#ad

Download Lori’s Breathing Technique

RESEARCH SURVEY Caregiver Burnout & Dementia

Take The Survey Now

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

Accepting Dementia in Your Life

2 FREE SERVICE OFFERS BELOW

For a Complete List of Dementia Chats Videos – Click Here

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

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

                                            Diana Pierce and Lori La Bey

Downloadable Tips Below

Find A Memory Café In Your Area

Push Dementia Forward – Participate!

Gains Alzheimer's Trail - Premiere on Alzheimer's Speaks YouTube Channel

Read Full Post »

Building a Smart Living Planning – Helping Families Work Together

Tune In Thursday – Oct 1st, 2020 – 2pm EST, 1pm CST, 12pm MST, 11am PST & 6pm London, 8pm South Africa and on the 2nd at 5am in Australia AET

Lori La Bey talks with Catherine Hodder, an estate planning attorney who lucky for us turned author. On this show we will discuss her new book coming soon, “Estate Planning for the Sandwich Generation: How to Help Your Parents and Protect Your Kids” but tips she will share with our audience. 

Take this opportunity to call in and talk with us 323-870-4602

Below is an Example of “My Family Binder”

Available on Catherine’s Website

Contact Catherine Hodder

Website           

Facebook:  sandgenlife         

Twitter: @sandgenlife             

Pinterest:  sandgenlife 

Instagram:  sendgenlife 

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 since 2011.

RESEARCH SURVEY Caregiver Burnout & Dementia


Chantell Horn, is a student studying for the Graduate Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety Management at Southern Institute of Technology, New Zealand. She is currently completing her dissertation which would enable her to look at the reality of burnout among dementia caregivers and the effects on them.

Take The Survey Now

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

Accepting Dementia in Your Life

2 FREE SERVICE OFFERS BELOW

For a Complete List of Dementia Chats Videos – Click Here

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

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

                                            Diana Pierce and Lori La Bey

Downloadable Tips Below

Find A Memory Café In Your Area

Push Dementia Forward – Participate!

Gains Alzheimer's Trail - Premiere on Alzheimer's Speaks YouTube Channel

Read Full Post »

Open Mic Alzheimer’s Speaks Radio – How Are You Improving Dementia Care?

TuesdaySept. 22nd, 2020 2pm EST, 1pm CST, 12pm MST, 11am PST & 6pm London, 8pm South Africa and on the 23rd at 5am in Australia AET

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 since 2011.

Click Below To Listen To The Radio Show

Join Alzheimer’s Speaks Radio today on Open Mic as we shift dementia care from crisis to comfort around the world one episode at a time.  We love raising all voices and delivering sounds news, not just sound bites!  So, we invite you to call in and tell us how you are improving dementia care. We just ask all parties hold to having a respectful conversation.

Celebrate World’s Alzheimer’s Month With Us & Share Your Story

Join the Conversation 

Call In and Talk with us: 

323-870-4602

Share your personal dementia or caregiving story. Tell us about your service, product or tool you have which can help others dealing with dementia.  Have you written a book, penned or produced a song or film?  If so, we want to hear from you.  Maybe you are working on a research project or have a trial you are promoting.  Please call in and share your work with us.

Join the Conversation 

Call In and Talk with us: 

323-870-4602

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

Accepting Dementia in Your Life

2 FREE SERVICE OFFERS BELOW

For a Complete List of Dementia Chats Videos – Click Here

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

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

                                            Diana Pierce and Lori La Bey

Downloadable Tips Below

Find A Memory Café In Your Area

Push Dementia Forward – Participate!

Gains Alzheimer's Trail - Premiere on Alzheimer's Speaks YouTube Channel

Read Full Post »

The FOOTBAR® Walker: Building Strength & Independence While Supporting Care Partners Health Too!

Thursday – Aug. 13th, 2020 – 2pm ET, 1pm CT, 12pm MT, 11am PT & 6pm London, 8pm South Africa and on the 14th at 5am in Australia AET

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 since 2011.

Click Below To Watch The Interview

Lori La Bey talks with the founders of the FOOTBAR® Walker, Gary and Nancy Morris who created this magnificent walker for their friends Peggy and George White, who were struggling to continue to be healthy and active.  The affects for both the person needing the walker and their care partner were incredible!  We will hear from Peggy who swears everyone using or needing a walker should have access to this fantastic tool, the FOOTBAR® Walker.  It not only helped her husband but help maintain her own health.  Listen and learn more!

Literally Changing Lives by Leveraging The FOOTBAR® Walker  

Click Below To Listen To The Radio Show

Contact The FOOTBAR® Walker  

Website: www.thefootbarwalker.com 

Phone:  731-924-4444              

Free shipping to 48 continuous States

During COVID19 the Factory and Showroom Will Be Open By Appointment Only   

Support Alzheimer’s Speaks work by Downloading the Song “Clarion Call” by the Mark Arneson Band featuring Mia Dorr on your favorite msuic APP.

You or a loved one may be eligible for the study if you:

  • Are 55 to 80 years old
  • Have been diagnosed with mild to moderate Alzheimer’s disease
  • Have a caregiver or family member who will attend study visits, report on daily activities and oversee medication use

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

Accepting Dementia in Your Life

2 FREE SERVICE OFFERS BELOW

For a Complete List of Dementia Chats Videos Click Here

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

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

                                            Diana Pierce and Lori La Bey

Downloadable Tips Below

Find A Memory Café In Your Area

Push Dementia Forward – Participate!

Gains Alzheimer's Trail - Premiere on Alzheimer's Speaks YouTube Channel

Read Full Post »

Living a Grateful Life even when Diagnosed with Dementia

Tuesday – Aug. 11th, 2020 – 2pm ET, 1pm CT, 12pm MT, 11am PT & 6pm London, 8pm South Africa and on the 12th at 5am in Australia AET

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 since 2011.

Click Below To Watch The Interview

Lori La Bey talks with Christine Thelker has been a guest of Alzheimer’s speaks Radio before and we are thrilled to have her back!  Christine has been living with Dementia since the age of 55.  Today we discuss her book “For This I Am Grateful” and she shows us you can live well with a dementia.

Click Below To Listen To The Radio Show

Contact  Christine Thelker  

FaceBook:  Chrissy’s Journey        

Email

Purchase:

For This I Am Grateful          

Amazon          

Barnes & Noble

Support Alzheimer’s Speaks work by Downloading the Song “Clarion Call” by the Mark Arneson Band featuring Mia Dorr on your favorite msuic APP.

You or a loved one may be eligible for the study if you:

  • Are 55 to 80 years old
  • Have been diagnosed with mild to moderate Alzheimer’s disease
  • Have a caregiver or family member who will attend study visits, report on daily activities and oversee medication use

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

Accepting Dementia in Your Life

2 FREE SERVICE OFFERS BELOW

For a Complete List of Dementia Chats Videos Click Here

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

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

                                            Diana Pierce and Lori La Bey

Downloadable Tips Below

Find A Memory Café In Your Area

Push Dementia Forward – Participate!

Gains Alzheimer's Trail - Premiere on Alzheimer's Speaks YouTube Channel

Read Full Post »

I Love You Always… One Families Story with Dementia on Alzheimer’s Speaks Radio

Tuesday – Aug. 4th, 2020 – 2pm ET, 1pm CT, 12pm MT, 11am PT & 6pm London, 8pm South Africa and on the 29th at 5am in Australia AET

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 since 2011.

Click Below To Go To The Show Page

Call in and Talk with us (323) 870-4602

Lori La Bey is going to have a fascinating conversation with Author, Speaker and Family Care Partner – LaBena Fleming.  They will discuss being a family caregiver which both have great experience with.  I have no doubt you will walk away with A LOT of GREAT TIPS, RESOURCES, LESSONS LEARNED and I’m sure some great stories too!  

Call in and Talk with us (323) 870-4602

Contact LaBena Fleming 

Website:  https://labenafleming.com

Buy the Book:  https://tinyurl.com/yxcfjo82

Contact: https://labenafleming.com/contact-us

Facebook:  https://facebook.com/AuthorLaBena

Twitter:  https://twitter.com/LabenaF

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

LinkedIn:  https://www.linkedin.com/in/labena-fleming-dementia-dtr

Support Alzheimer’s Speaks work by Downloading the Song “Clarion Call” by the Mark Arneson Band featuring Mia Dorr on your favorite msuic APP.

You or a loved one may be eligible for the study if you:

  • Are 55 to 80 years old
  • Have been diagnosed with mild to moderate Alzheimer’s disease
  • Have a caregiver or family member who will attend study visits, report on daily activities and oversee medication use

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

Accepting Dementia in Your Life

2 FREE SERVICE OFFERS BELOW

For a Complete List of Dementia Chats Videos Click Here

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

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

                                            Diana Pierce and Lori La Bey

Downloadable Tips Below

Find A Memory Café In Your Area

Push Dementia Forward – Participate!

Gains Alzheimer's Trail - Premiere on Alzheimer's Speaks YouTube Channel

Read Full Post »

Staying Compliant in Trying Times

Thursday – July 23rd, 2020 – 2pm EST, 1pm CST, 12pm MST, 11am PST & 6pm London, 8pm South Africa and on the 24th at 5am in Australia AET

Click Below To Go To The Show Page

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 since 2011.

Today Lori La Bey host of Alzheimer’s Speaks Radio, talks with Lexi Morrison about MedPro and how they help keep senior communities, pharmacies, and clinics compliant, while also are able to assist families through the maze of complicated billing systems that keep us all confused.

Call in and Talk with us (323) 870-4602

Contact Lexi Morrison

Email:  lexi@medprosc.com          

Website:  www.medprosc.com

Support Alzheimer’s Speaks work by Downloading the Song “Clarion Call” by the Mark Arneson Band featuring Mia Dorr on your favorite msuic APP.

You or a loved one may be eligible for the study if you:

  • Are 55 to 80 years old
  • Have been diagnosed with mild to moderate Alzheimer’s disease
  • Have a caregiver or family member who will attend study visits, report on daily activities and oversee medication use

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

Accepting Dementia in Your Life

2 FREE SERVICE OFFERS BELOW

For a Complete List of Dementia Chats Videos Click Here

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

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

                                            Diana Pierce and Lori La Bey

Downloadable Tips Below

Find A Memory Café In Your Area

Push Dementia Forward – Participate!

Gains Alzheimer's Trail - Premiere on Alzheimer's Speaks YouTube Channel

Read Full Post »

Learn About Harry’s Haven Memory Care and MPTF

Tuesday – July 21st, 2020 – 2pm EST, 1pm CST, 12pm MST, 11am PST & 6pm London, 8pm South Africa and on the 22nd at 5am in Australia AET

Click Below To Go To The Show Page

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 since 2011.

Today Lori La Bey talks with Linda Healy the Director of Geriatric Services and Palliative Care. And Jessica Caughey the Director of Campus and Community Based Social Services with the Motion Picture and Television Fund.  We will learn about Harry’s Haven a new community serving those in the entertainment industry with dementia, along with other services they have and how Covid 19 has affected them.   

Contact Information      

Website:  https://mptf.com           

Email:  linda.healy@mptf.com            

Email:  jessica.caughey@mptf.com

Join Alzheimer’s Speaks & Artis Senior Living

July 23rd – Join Lori La Bey

Support Alzheimer’s Speaks work by Downloading the Song “Clarion Call” by the Mark Arneson Band featuring Mia Dorr on your favorite msuic APP.

You or a loved one may be eligible for the study if you:

  • Are 55 to 80 years old
  • Have been diagnosed with mild to moderate Alzheimer’s disease
  • Have a caregiver or family member who will attend study visits, report on daily activities and oversee medication use

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

Accepting Dementia in Your Life

2 FREE SERVICE OFFERS BELOW

For a Complete List of Dementia Chats Videos Click Here

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

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

                                            Diana Pierce and Lori La Bey

Downloadable Tips Below

Find A Memory Café In Your Area

Push Dementia Forward – Participate!

Gains Alzheimer's Trail - Premiere on Alzheimer's Speaks YouTube Channel

Read Full Post »

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