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Protecting Our Elders – Raising Their Voices

Craving by Dr Eilon Caspi

Let Their Voices Be Heard

“With an estimated 80,006 deaths of residents due to COVID in long-term care homes nationwide — approximately 10,000 additional deaths reported since a month ago — and significant family visitation restrictions still in place in many LTC homes across the nation, it seems as though listening to the voice of elders in these care settings is now more important than ever!” Dr. Eilon Caspi

KARE 11 Investigates: Elder neglect alleged in locked down facilities

Maltreatment reports dropped during the pandemic, but some families say loved ones suffered emotional and physical neglect as families were locked out for months. Very , very sad story.

Let Us Know Your Thoughts

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

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.

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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Sarah Ashton on Diagnosis, Disruption, and Finding New Purpose

Thursday – Sept. 3rd, 2020 – 2pm ET, 1pm CT, 12pm MT, 11am PT & 6pm London, 8pm South Africa and on the 28th 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.

Watch Part 1 of the Interview Below

Watch Part 2 of the Interview Below

Click Below To Listen To The Radio Show

Lori La Bey founder of Alzheimer’s Speaks Radio talks with Sarah Ashton was diagnosed with early onset dementia at the age of 57. At that time, Sarah was working as a senior district manager for New South Wales Health in the Mid North Coast. Her position responsibilities included District Management for Accreditation, Risk Management Consumer Advocacy and Legislative Compliance.

Overnight, Sarah lost her job and most of her friends as her diagnosis became known. For the past few years, Sarah has been working as an advocate for Dementia Australia. She also sits on the National Dementia Advisory Council.

Contact Sarah Ashton

Email: SarahAAshton@BigPond.com or sesashton1@yahoo.com

Phone: 61-0468-635-816

FaceBook: Joining the Dots for Dementia

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:

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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Sing-a-Long Video with Barbara Lee From May 14th

Do You Like to Sing, Humm or Dance?

When we do these sessions, participants can see one another but can’t hear each other sing together due to internet timing (delays) which are different for each user. Given there was so much interest we are recording these so people can access them as they want.

The Next Sing-Along, Sing-Alone is May 28th, 2020 -2pm EST, 1pm CST, 12pm MST, 11am PST & 7pm London, 8pm South Africa and on the 6th at 5am in Australia AET

Instructions to Join May 28th Zoom Sing-a-Long Are Below:

Join Zoom Meeting
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89295095391?pwd=WW40T0JhZy91YlhRUGFoZ1o4NUNXQT09

Meeting ID: 892 9509 5391
Password: 489425

Watch Past Sing-a-Longs Anytime on Youtube!

Subscribe to Alzheimer’s Speaks Youtube Channel

Barbara Lee entertains nursing homes, memory care, senior living centers, assisted living and private parties. She loves to engage the whole audience.

Contact Barbara Lee

Website: https://www.musicmemoriesmn.com/

Email: BarbaraLee@MusicMemoriesMN.com 

Phone: 612-227-7087

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 sound information, not just sound bites since 2011.

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

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 #10

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!

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Join Our Sing-A-Long Wtih Barbara Lee Thursday May 14th

Do You Like to Sing, Humm or Dance?

The Next Sing-Along, Sing-Alone is May 14th, 2020 -2pm EST, 1pm CST, 12pm MST, 11am PST & 7pm London, 8pm South Africa and on the 6th at 5am in Australia AET

Instructions to Join Zoom Are Below:

Join Zoom Meeting https://tinyurl.com/ydbzrznz Meeting ID: 824 1819 4417
Password: 603365

When we do these sessions, participants can see one another but can’t hear each other sing together due to internet timing (delays) which are different for each user. Given there was so much interest we are recording these so people can access them as they want.

Here are Two Past Sessions

Watch the Sing-a-longs anytime on Youtube!

Subscribe to Alzheimer’s Speaks Youtube Channel

Barbara Lee entertains nursing homes, memory care, senior living centers, assisted living and private parties. She loves to engage the whole audience.

Contact Barbara Lee

Website: https://www.musicmemoriesmn.com/

Email: BarbaraLee@MusicMemoriesMN.com 

Phone: 612-227-7087

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 sound information, not just sound bites since 2011.

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

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 #10

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 »

Getting Creative Yet Back To Basics With Dementia, Engagement and Covid 19

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 Show

Today’s weekly Covid Special features Barbara Lee Friedman a vocalist and guitarist with Music Memories MN, Cathy Braxton, Author and Co-founder of Dementia Raw living with MCI and Trescia Dunn from Blessences, who is always implementing ways to improve the world. Our host has a fun conversation which will give people a lot of ideas on ways to engage with those with dementia and their families.

The Radio Show Goes Live: Monday – May 4th, 2020 -2pm EST, 1pm CST, 12pm MST, 11am PST & 7pm London, 8pm South Africa and on the 6th at 5am in Australia AET

Click the Graphic Below to Listen the Radio Show

Contact Information for our Panelists:

Catherine Braxton:

Website – www.dementiaraw.net

Email: SilverDawnInfo@Gmail.com

Barbara Lee:

Website – https://www.musicmemoriesmn.com

Email: BarbaraLee@MusicMemoriesMN.com

Phone: 612-227-7087

Trescia Dunn:

Blog – www.Blessences.com

Email: Trescia@Blessences.com

Contact our Host, Lori La Bey with Questions or Branding Needs

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

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

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

Contact Lori La Bey

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

NEXT SING-A-LONG APRIL 30TH

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 »

Adapting Services During Covid 19 – April 27th

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.

Click Above to Watch the Show

Today Lori La Bey, talks with Ian Sherriff from the UK, Gus Noble in Illinois and Dorinda Krueger in Minnesota about how the Corona Virus has effected their services and how they are responding to meet the needs of those living with dementia or caring for them.

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

Click Below to Listen the Radio Show

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 sound information, not just sound bites since 2011.

Contact Information for Our Panel

Ian Sherriff

Email: ian.sherriff@plymouth.ac.uk

Dorinda Krueger

Website: www.savageseniorliving.com

Email: dkruege4@fairview.org

Gus Noble

Website: www.caledoniaseniorliving.org

Email: GusNoble@CaledoniaSeniorLiving.org

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

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

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

Our Next Sing-A-Long with Barbara Lee will be Thursday April 30th 2pm ET, 1pm CT, 12pm MT, 11am PT, 7pm London. Watch for more information to come.

NEXT SING-A-LONG APRIL 30TH

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 »

Covid 19 Special on Alzheimer’s Speaks April 19th, 2020

Today Lori La Bey, host of Alzheimer’s Speaks Radio talks with three panelists making a positive impact while pivoting services to meet the needs in today’s market. Our panelists are:

Click Above to Watch the Show

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

Andrea M. Bazolin is the Founder of Ever Human who helps individuals and companies tackle their technology needs no matter what level they are at.

Cyndy Hunt Luzinski is the founder and Executive Director of Dementia Friendly Communities of Northern Colorado providing services to those living with dementia, their family care partners and professionals looking to improve their services and retain their staff.

George Graziani is the inventor of the Contact Tracing App COVID-19 Contacts which is a critical APP these days to help people track who they have been around.

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

Click Below to Listen the Radio Show

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 sound information, not just sound bites since 2011.

Contact Information for panelists

Andrea M. Bazoin

Website: www.everhuman.io

Email: Andreab@everhuman.io

Cyndy Hunt Luzinski

Email: Cyndy@dfcnoco.org

Website:  www.DFCNoCO.org

George Graziani

Website: www.Covid-19contacts.com

Email: George.Graziani@gmail.com

Contact Information for Our Panelists

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

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

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 »

Tips To Organize Personal Information

Click Above to Watch the Show

Lori La Bey, host of Alzheimer’s Speaks Radio talks with Kay H. Bransford who after caring for two parents with dementia wrote an Amazon best-seller.  Her company, MemoryBanc’s educates families, caregivers, and retirees on why getting personal information organized is important to the well-being of every adult. Listen and learn why.

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

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

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.

Thursday – April 9th, 2020 -2pm EST, 1pm CST, 12pm MST, 11am PST & 6pm London, 8pm South Africa and on the 10th at 5am in Australia AET

Click Below to Listen to the Radio Show

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Contact Kay H. Bransford

Website:   www.MemoryBanc.com

Email: Kay@MemoryBanc.com

Phone:  703.436.2827

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 »

Dementia Chats on Covid 19

Click Below To Watch the Video on Covid 19 & Dementia

Today Lori La Bey, founder of Alzheimer’s Speaks created Dementia Chats to raise the voices of those living with dementia. She and Eilon Caspi facilitate the conversation with the true experts, those living with a diagnosis of dementia. Enjoy the insights and education those living with dementia give us regarding living in isolation. Those with dementia have been doing it for years and say they haven’t had to adjust much now, but they remember who difficult it was when they were first diagnosed when people pulled away from them.

Click Above To Listen To Alzheimer’s Speaks Radio

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 Watch The Video Interview

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.

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 »

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