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Meeting The Changing Needs with FamilyMeans

Tuesday – April 7th, 2020 -2pm EST, 1pm CST, 12pm MST, 11am PST & 6pm London, 8pm South Africa and on the 8th at 5am in Australia AET

Lori La Bey, host of Alzheimer’s Speaks Radio talks with Jenny West a Caregiving and Aging Community Educator with FamilyMeans of Stillwater, MN. Today will we learn more about their services and of course how they are adapting to serve in the midst of Covid 19.

Call in to speak with the host (323) 870-4602

Please leave a comment.  We would love to hear from.

Call in to speak with the host (323) 870-4602

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.

All shows on Alzheimer’s Speaks Radio are accessible to listen to at anytime to once they go live – Enjoy.

Contact Information for Jenny West

1875 Northwestern Avenue S., Stillwater, MN 55082

Phone:  651 789-4015

Website: https://www.familymeans.org

Email: jwest@familymeans.org

FaceBook:  FamilyMeans               Twitter:  @Family_Means

YouTube:  www.youtube.com/user/FamilyMeansMN

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

Finding Gratitude During Difficult Times

Click Below To Watch Dementia Quick Tip #9

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

Dementia Chats – Those Living with Dementia Talk Openly

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!

Read Full Post »

Weekly Covid 19 Special – Alzheimer’s Speaks Radio

Click Below to Watch The Video Interview

Lori La Bey, founder of Alzheimer’s Speaks has a conversation with a variety of experts on how the Corona Virus is affecting them and the services they deliver. Cate Lau and Lisa Head are living with a diagnosis of dementia, Pat Trudgeon is the City Manager for Roseville, MN, two Senior Housing Executives Deb Veit and Keith Galas and Gerontologist Eilon Caspi share their insights.

Click Below To Listen To The Show

Please leave a comment.  We would love to hear from.

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.

All shows on Alzheimer’s Speaks Radio are accessible to listen to at anytime to once they go live – Enjoy.

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

Finding Gratitude During Difficult Times

Click Below To Watch Dementia Quick Tip #9

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

Click Below To Watch the Video on Covid 19 & Dementia

Dementia Chats – Those Living with Dementia Talk Openly

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!

Read Full Post »

Dementia: A Journey of Love

Click Below to Watch The Video Interview Which Is Live Now

Thursday – April 2nd , 2020 2pm EST, 1pm CST, 12pm MST, 11am PST & 6pm London, 8pm South Africa and on the April 3rd at 5am in Australia AET

Our host Lori La Bey talks with Sue Ryan, Author and Care Partner to her husband Jack who is living with dementia.  Jack is living in a community which she knows he is being welled cared for which makes this time period with the Covid 19 a bit easier to handle.  Sue will talk about her journey, her book and tips to help others as they walk this path.

FREE Give-A-Way 4 Tips to Help You Positively Navigate the Elephants in the Caregiving Room

Click Below To Listen To The Show

Contact at Sue Ryan:

Website   OurJourneyOfLove.net

Email   Sue@OurJourneyOfLove.net

Phone  239-537-5828

Book   Our Journey of Love, 5 Steps to Navigate Your Caregiving Journey

Facebook  Our Journey Of Love

LinkedIn   https://www.linkedin.com/in/suearmstrongryan/

Please leave a comment.  We would love to hear from.

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.

All shows on Alzheimer’s Speaks Radio are accessible to listen to at anytime to once they go live – Enjoy.

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

Finding Gratitude During Difficult Times

Click Below To Watch Dementia Quick Tip #9

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

Click Below To Watch the Video on Suicide and Right to Die

Dementia Chats – Those Living with Dementia Talk Openly

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!

Read Full Post »

A Voice That Needs To Be Heard – Advocating While Living with Dementia

Click Below to Watch The Video Interview Which Is Live Now

Today Lori La Bey has an honest conversation with Christine Thelker a powerhouse advocating for dementia, which is personal to her, as she has been diagnosed with dementia.  Tune in.

Learn about life with dementia, Christine’s insights to Covid 19 along with the advocacy work sheis doing with Dementia Advocacy Canada and Dementia Alliance International.

Please leave a comment.  We would love to hear from.

Get Great Insights and

Feel Empowered

Tuesday – March 31st, 2020 2pm EST, 1pm CST, 12pm MST, 11am PST & 6pm London, 8pm South Africa and on the April 1st at 5am in Australia AET

Click Below To Listen To The Show

Contact Christine Thelker:          

Dementia Alliance International          

Email           

Join DAI           

Dementia Advocacy Canada

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.

All shows on Alzheimer’s Speaks Radio are accessible to listen to at anytime to once they go live – Enjoy.

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

Finding Gratitude During Difficult Times

Click Below To Watch Dementia Quick Tip #9

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

Click Below To Watch the Video on Suicide and Right to Die

Dementia Chats – Those Living with Dementia Talk Openly

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!

Read Full Post »

Corona Virus – The Impact on Dementia Care Services

The Coronavirus has impacted all of our lives and continues to shift and change daily. I have decided to do a weekly zoom show focusing on the Covid 19 which will highlight how individuals, companies and cities are adapting to our “New Normal.” If you are interested in being a formal guest on one of these shows please reach out to me. I invite you to join the conversation. For right now I am looking at doing these on Friday at 2pm ET, 1pm CT, 12pm MT, 11am PT & 6pm London, 8pm South Africa and on the 20th at 5am in Australia AET

Click Below yo Watch the Video Interviiew

Today we will be talking with five fabulous movers and shakers in the senior market. Each will share with us how their companies are adapting their services to continue to meet the needs of those dealing with or diagnosed with dementia.

Are guests are: Sarah Brown is the Executive Director, of Empira, Alexandra Amato is the Director of Community Relations of Artis Senior Living, Kelly Nygard is the Director of Marketing for Live 2 B Healthy and Loretta Woodward Veney Author and Speaker.  Below are resources our guests shared and their contact information.

How Is The Corona Virus Affecting You And Those You Care For With Dementia? Listen in as people talk about their feelings, fears, plans and ideas!

Click the Graphic Below to listen the Radio Show Below

Please leave a comment.  We would love to hear from.

Here Are Some Of The Resources Mentioned In The Interview

Contact Information For Our Guests:

Alexandra Amato, Director of Community Relations of Artis Senior Living

www.Artisseniorliving.com

AAmato@artismgmt.com

Sarah Brown, Executive Director of Empira,  RN, LNHA

http://empira.org/

SBrown@empira.org

Kelly Nygard, Marketing Director of Live 2 B Healthy

www.live2bhealthy.com

kellyn@live2bhealthy.com

Loretta Woodward Veney, Speaker

https://lorettaveney.com

lwveney@lorettaveney.com

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.

All shows on Alzheimer’s Speaks Radio are accessible to listen to at anytime to once they go live – Enjoy.

I will continue to work hard behind the scenes to console many scared souls around the world and connect them to support services and social groups gathering that adhere to social distancing and shut down guides. Lori La Bey, Founder of Alzheimer’s Speaks

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

Click Below To Watch Dementia Quick Tip #9

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

Click Below To Watch the Video on Suicide and Right to Die

Dementia Chats – Those Living with Dementia Talk Openly

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

This Is Great Gift Idea For A Family Dealing With Dementia

Parental Dementia – A guide through all the difficult questions. Author Keith Galas, is an Executive Director with 20 years’ experience and has helped families with all their difficult questions. Every chapter in the book covers a question he gets most from families.

Parental Dementia – A guide through all the difficult questions is available through Amazon, Walmart and Barnes and Noble, but if you go to www.parentaldementia.com  all Alzheimer’s Speaks listeners can get a discount by using the code word, Lori.

Available in eBook now as well

Downloadable Tips Below

Find A Memory Café In Your Area

Push Dementia Forward – Participate!

Read Full Post »

Finding Joy in The Midst of The Coronavirus

What’s Your #ToenailStory

Hi everyone, I’m Lori La Bey, Founder of Alzheimer’s Speaks. The Coronavirus has most of us spinning in worry and fear of what is going to happen next. I have been working hard behind the scenes to console many scared souls around the world and arranging some new supportive avenues for this strange time we are living in which I will be announcing soon. I thought sharing a personal story to show an example of what fills my heart and gives me joy during this difficult time might be helpful. I hope you enjoy the short video below.

Click Below To Watch The Video

Share with us where and how you find joy in a chaotic time.

As I sit at home in self isolation, due to my travels last week, before everything started shutting down, I got to thinking.  I like most, want to stay informed, but keep a sense of balance.  So many people are grappling to maintain a sense of control over their lives. 

I believe the gift of wisdom from living through many tough and blessed moments teaches us to let go of that we can’t control. For me, three life changing moments stand out: my father’s cancer, my mother’s dementia and my divorce. Each one of us have our own moments in time both big and small that impact us.

What are yours?

My situations have taught me to forge ahead in a conscious manner, getting clear on what I wanted from each situation.  It was these “out of control times” that brought me back to the basics. I figured out the more I adjusted my needs and wants to be simple, the calmer I felt. The stress melted away.

By focusing on being safe, happy and content, I become more grateful, more present, and more appreciative of small things like this picture of my toenails.

As Maya Angelou said,  “I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did,  but people will never forget how you made them feel.”

Please Make A Comment And Share Your Thoughts

Listen To Our Panel Discussion On The Coronavirus

How Is The Corona Virus Affecting You And Those You Care For With Dementia? Listen in as people talk about their feelings, fears, plans and ideas!

Please leave a comment.  We would love to hear from.

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.

All shows on Alzheimer’s Speaks Radio are accessible to listen to at anytime to once they go live – Enjoy.

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

Click Below To Watch Dementia Quick Tip #9

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

Click Below To Watch the Video on Suicide and Right to Die

Dementia Chats – Those Living with Dementia Talk Openly

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

This Is Great Gift Idea For A Family Dealing With Dementia

Parental Dementia – A guide through all the difficult questions. Author Keith Galas, is an Executive Director with 20 years’ experience and has helped families with all their difficult questions. Every chapter in the book covers a question he gets most from families.

Parental Dementia – A guide through all the difficult questions is available through Amazon, Walmart and Barnes and Noble, but if you go to www.parentaldementia.com  all Alzheimer’s Speaks listeners can get a discount by using the code word, Lori.

Available in eBook now as well

Downloadable Tips Below

Find A Memory Café In Your Area

Push Dementia Forward – Participate!

Read Full Post »

Kate Swaffer From DAI Joins Us On Alzheimer's Speaks Radio

Thursday – March 19th, 2020  – 2pm EST, 1pm CST, 12pm MST, 11am PST & 6pm London, 8pm South Africa and on the 20th at 5am in Australia AET

Watch the Video Conversation Below

 Lori La Bey talks with Kate Swaffer over in Australia.  Kate is the current Chair, CEO, and is a Co-founding member of Dementia Alliance International known as DAI.  Their organization is formed of people living with a diagnosis of dementia and their goal is to represent, support, educate and lift the voices of others living with a form of dementia, along with the wider dementia community. 

Find out how Kate is dealing with the Coronavirus.

Learn what Dementia Alliance International DAI Does and Why.

Get Insights From Kate on Stigma and Isolation

Advocating for Human Rights & Disability Rights

Listen To The Audio Interview Below

Contact Kate Swaffer With Dementia Alliance International:

Email:  info@infodai.org

Membership:  www.joindai.org

Website:  https://www.dementiaallianceinternational.org

Website:  www.KateSwaffer.com

Please leave a comment.  We would love to hear from.

Listen To Our Panel Discussion On The Coronavirus

How Is The Corona Virus Affecting You And Those You Care For With Dementia? Listen in as people talk about their feelings, fears, plans and ideas!

Please leave a comment.  We would love to hear from.

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.

All shows on Alzheimer’s Speaks Radio are accessible to listen to at anytime to once they go live – Enjoy.

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

Click Below To Watch Dementia Quick Tip #9

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

Click Below To Watch the Video on Suicide and Right to Die

Dementia Chats – Those Living with Dementia Talk Openly

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

This Is Great Gift Idea For A Family Dealing With Dementia

Parental Dementia – A guide through all the difficult questions. Author Keith Galas, is an Executive Director with 20 years’ experience and has helped families with all their difficult questions. Every chapter in the book covers a question he gets most from families.

Parental Dementia – A guide through all the difficult questions is available through Amazon, Walmart and Barnes and Noble, but if you go to www.parentaldementia.com  all Alzheimer’s Speaks listeners can get a discount by using the code word, Lori.

Available in eBook now as well

Downloadable Tips Below

Find A Memory Café In Your Area

Push Dementia Forward – Participate!

Read Full Post »

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