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Join Us For Gratitude and the Gift of Giving With Dr. Marion Somers

Listen Live or Listen at Your Convenience Thursday – November 10th, 2022 – 2pm EST, 1pm CST, 12pm MST, 11am PST & 7pm London GMT, 9pm South Africa SAST, and on the 11th at 6am in Australia AEDT

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Dr. Marion Somers joins Lori La Bey on Alzheimer’s Speaks Radio today.  She is recognized as a visionary and thought leader in the field of elder field of elder care.  She has over 40 years of experience as a geriatric care manager, caregiver, author, speaker, and teacher of all things elder and eldercare.  I’m honored to have Marion join us today to share her expertise.

After decades of working directly with seniors and their caregivers, Dr. Marion launched a public effort to provide practical tools, solutions, and advice to those struggling to care for our aging population. She has helped millions of Americans through her book, “Elder Care Made Easier: Doctor Marion’s 10 Steps to Help You Care for an Aging Loved One.”

Purchase Dr Marion’s Book Below

Contact Dr. Marion Somers

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Instagram  @dr_marionsomers

Let Your Ideas be Heard Around the World!

Email Lori La Bey, host of Alzheimer’s Speaks Radio if you would like to participate in the show or submit your thoughts and ideas for others to hear.

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The time has come for comfortable, informative conversations to hit the airwaves highlighting dementia care! We are thrilled to announce “Dementia Divas – Caregiving & The Arts.” Click the graphic above to check out the trailer featuring Teepa Snow, Dr. Macie Smith and Lori La Bey.

Dementia Divas coming soon on SaltBox TV, a free online streaming service.

Watch Additional Videos or Download a PDF to Easily Access Titles & Links

Learn About Becoming A Dementia Chats Experts

Contact Dementia Chats

Take A Peak Below At Our FREE Educational Resources Go To Our Website Now

Register for a Live Demo Tour of Dementia Map on Zoom!

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

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

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Pioneers Improving Dementia Care – Koelsch Communities & Innovation Lab

Listen Live or Listen at Your Convenience Tuesday – November 8th, 2022 – 2pm EST, 1pm CST, 12pm MST, 11am PST & 7pm London GMT, 9pm South Africa SAST, and on the 9th at 6am in Australia AEDT

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Our Host, Lori La Bey talks with Benjamin Surmi the Director of Education and Culture at Koelsch Communities, which is a third-generation family business that operates specialized memory care, assisted and independent living communities across eight states.  They are located in  Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Illinois, Montana, Texas and Washington.

Koelsch’s Innovation Lab pioneers best-practice techniques and technologies from around the world, all seeking a higher quality of life and better health outcomes for seniors. The Innovation Lab includes emerging technologies such:

o   A new audio headset that leapfrogs the long-standing problems of hearing aids (a huge problem for those living with memory issues);

o   A “de-digitizing” technology that enables seniors to enjoy family photos without the confusion of electronic devices;

o   An AI tool mimicking the voices of family members;

o   And various innovative brain health and communications techniques that have led to extraordinary memory and senior care breakthroughs. 

Developed in France and largely unknown in the U.S., “Humanitude” is a special set of techniques for treating those living with memory issues – and it has demonstrated an ability to significantly improve quality of life. As a pioneer of the “Humanitude” practices, Benjamin is an impassioned advocate of these simple, principled, compassionate practices that anyone can use. His stories of Koelsch’s pilot innovation projects are uplifting and encouraging, especially to individual caregivers and those concerned about eventually living with dementia and other memory challenges.

We are live today so call in and join the conversation! (323) 870-4602

Contact Benjamin Surmi and Koelsch Communities

Website 

Facebook @KoelschCommunitiesLLC 

LinkedIn – Koelsch Communities

LinkedIn – Benjamin Surmi

Let Your Ideas be Heard Around the World!

Email Lori La Bey, host of Alzheimer’s Speaks Radio if you would like to participate in the show or submit your thoughts and ideas for others to hear.

For Information on Alzheimer’s Speaks Radio, Playlists, & More Click Here

All Radio Shows are Archived

The time has come for comfortable, informative conversations to hit the airwaves highlighting dementia care! We are thrilled to announce “Dementia Divas – Caregiving & The Arts.” Click the graphic above to check out the trailer featuring Teepa Snow, Dr. Macie Smith and Lori La Bey.

Dementia Divas coming soon on SaltBox TV, a free online streaming service.

Watch Additional Videos or Download a PDF to Easily Access Titles & Links

Learn About Becoming A Dementia Chats Experts

Contact Dementia Chats

Take A Peak Below At Our FREE Educational Resources Go To Our Website Now

Register for a Live Demo Tour of Dementia Map on Zoom!

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

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

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The Youth Movement Against Alzheimer’s – Empowering Generations to Change

Listen Live or Listen at Your Convenience Thursday – November 3rd, 2022 – 2pm EST, 1pm CST, 12pm MST, 11am PST & 7pm London GMT, 9pm South Africa SAST, and on the 4th at 6am in Australia AEDT

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Our Host, Lori La Bey talks with Nihal Satyadev serves as the Chairman and Co-Founder of The Youth Movement Against Alzheimer’s known as YMAA.  They are the national leader providing opportunities for college and high school students to advocate, research, and provide care for those battling dementia.

Nihal is a published researcher with primary interests in dementia and machine learning. Nihal is currently attends the University of Medicine and Health Sciences and is a member of the Duke Global Neurosurgery & Neurology research team. He holds a Masters in Public Health from George Washington University and a BA in Computer Science from the University of Redlands.

We are live today so call in and join the conversation! (323) 870-4602

Contact The Youth Movement Against Alzheimer’s

Website 

Email

Facebook

Instagram

Twitter 

Contact Nihal Satyadev

Twitter & Instagram  @nihalsatyadev

Let Your Ideas be Heard Around the World!

Email Lori La Bey, host of Alzheimer’s Speaks Radio if you would like to participate in the show or submit your thoughts and ideas for others to hear.

For Information on Alzheimer’s Speaks Radio, Playlists, & More Click Here

All Radio Shows are Archived

The time has come for comfortable, informative conversations to hit the airwaves highlighting dementia care! We are thrilled to announce “Dementia Divas – Caregiving & The Arts.” Click the graphic above to check out the trailer featuring Teepa Snow, Dr. Macie Smith and Lori La Bey.

Dementia Divas coming soon on SaltBox TV, a free online streaming service.

Watch Additional Videos or Download a PDF to Easily Access Titles & Links

Learn About Becoming A Dementia Chats Experts

Contact Dementia Chats

Take A Peak Below At Our FREE Educational Resources Go To Our Website Now

Register for a Live Demo Tour of Dementia Map on Zoom!

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

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

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Empowering Children Touched by Lewy Body Dementia

Grandpa & Lewy – A Children’s Book

Lori La Bey host of Alzheimer’s Speaks radio will talk with Jennifer Randazzo.  She is the author of Grandpa & Lewy: A Story of Hope and Empowerment for Children Touched by Lewy Body Dementia. After watching her own father battle Lewy body dementia Jennifer was determined to raise awareness and provide a resource that her family never had.  Join Lori as she learns about Jennifer’s story.  By sharing experiences, resources, and tools we make the journey of dementia easier for everyone.

Contact Jennifer Randazzo 

Website

Email

Instagram 

Facebook

Pinterest

Twitter @JRandazzoAuthor

Linkedin @Jennifer Randazzo 

Let Your Ideas be Heard Around the World!

Email Lori La Bey, host of Alzheimer’s Speaks Radio if you would like to participate in the show or submit your thoughts and ideas for others to hear.

For Information on Alzheimer’s Speaks Radio, Playlists, & More Click Here

All Radio Shows are Archived

The time has come for comfortable, informative conversations to hit the airwaves highlighting dementia care! We are thrilled to announce “Dementia Divas – Caregiving & The Arts.” Click the graphic above to check out the trailer featuring Teepa Snow, Dr. Macie Smith and Lori La Bey.

Dementia Divas coming soon on SaltBox TV, a free online streaming service.

Watch Additional Videos or Download a PDF to Easily Access Titles & Links

Learn About Becoming A Dementia Chats Experts

Contact Dementia Chats

Take A Peak Below At Our FREE Educational Resources Go To Our Website Now

Register for a Live Demo Tour of Dementia Map on Zoom!

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

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

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Drum Roll Please… Creating Comfortable Conversations About Dementia Care

The time has come for comfortable, informative conversations to hit the airwaves highlighting dementia care! We are thrilled to announce “Dementia Divas – Caregiving & The Arts.” Click the graphic above to check out the trailer featuring Teepa Snow, Dr. Macie Smith and Lori La Bey.

Dementia Divas coming soon on SaltBox TV, a free online streaming service.

Alzheimer’s Speaks Radio host, Lori La Bey will talks with Elion Caspi of Dementia Behavior Consulting and Cyndy Luzinski of Dementia Together about how can we and how should we support advocates living with dementia as their symptoms progress.  How do we create a transition plan?  When should a succession plan be discussed, developed, and implemented?  Does anyone currently have a plan in place?  If so, what does it look like?

Our goal with this program is to expose this topic first without putting anyone on the spot. We will do a follow up conversation inviting everyone to join us – Those living with dementia, families, and organizations large and small who would like to participate.

Alzheimer’s Speaks Radio will be holding an open forum in the future and we would love for you to join that conversation.

Let Your ideas be heard around the world!

Email Lori La Bey, founder of Alzheimer’s Speaks and host of Alzheimer’s Speaks Radio if you would like to participate in the show or submit your thoughts and ideas for others to hear.  Email Lori at Radio@AlzheimersSpeaks.com

For Information on Alzheimer’s Speaks Radio, Playlists, & More Click Here

All Radio Shows are Archived

Watch Additional Videos or Download a PDF to Easily Access Titles & Links

Learn About Becoming A Dementia Chats Experts

Contact Dementia Chats

Take A Peak Below At Our FREE Educational Resources Go To Our Website Now

Register for a Live Demo Tour of Dementia Map on Zoom!

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

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

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Composure – Improves Mood, Mindset, & Sleep For Those Living With Dementia

Listen Live or Listen at Your Convenience Tuesday – September 27th, 2022 – 2pm EST, 1pm CST, 12pm MST, 11am PST & 7pm London GMT, 9pm South Africa SAST, and on the 28th at 6am in Australia AEDT

Our Host, Lori La Bey will be talking with Jeff McSpadden who is a composer, musician, producer, and technologist with over 25 years working in the music and television industry creating original music for clients such as HBO, NBC, ABC, AMC and Mercedes-Benz. Jeff is currently the co-founder and CEO at Composure, an evidence-based well-being platform that uses on-demand, personalized soundscapes as a non-pharmacological intervention to improve mood, mindset and sleep for older adults living with dementia.

We Are live Today So Call In

(323) 870-4602

Contact Information

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Email

Facebook

Twitter

LinkedIn Company

LinkedIn Personal

All Are Welcome!

For Information on Alzheimer’s Speaks Radio, Playlists, & More Click Here

All Radio Shows are Archived

Watch Additional Videos or Download a PDF to Easily Access Titles & Links

Learn About Becoming A Dementia Chats Experts

Contact Dementia Chats

Take A Peak Below At Our FREE Educational Resources Go To Our Website Now

Register for a Live Demo Tour of Dementia Map on Zoom!

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

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

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OPEN MIC on Alzheimer’s Speaks Radio – What’s On Your Mind?

Thursday – Sept 22nd, 2022 –2pm EST, 1pm CST, 12pm MST, 11am PST & 7pm London GMT, 9pm South Africa SAST, and on the 23rd, at 6am in Australia AEDT

We invite you to call in and tell us your story. 

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.  Our host Lori La Bey loves raising all voices and delivering sounds news, not just sound bites! 

Call In And Talk With Us (323) 870-4602

Share your personal dementia or caregiving stories. 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?  Maybe you are working on a research project or have a trial you are promoting.  Please call in and share your work with us.  We want to hear from you. 

(323) 870-4602

All Are Welcome!

For Information on Alzheimer’s Speaks Radio, Playlists, & More Click Here

All Radio Shows are Archived

Take A Peak Below At Our FREE Educational Resources Go To Our Website Now

Watch Additional Videos or Download a PDF to Easily Access Titles & Links

Learn About Becoming A Dementia Chats Experts

Contact Dementia Chats

Register for a Live Demo Tour of Dementia Map on Zoom!

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

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

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THE SPECAL® METHOD – A Simple Concept Changing Understanding & Interaction

Thursday – Sept 1st, 2022 –2pm EST, 1pm CST, 12pm MST, 11am PST & 7pm London GMT, 9pm South Africa SAST, and on the 2nd, at 6am in Australia AEDT

Watch the Video Interview Below

Our Host, Lori La Bey will be talking with Cyndy Hunt Luzinski is an advanced practice nurse and the first accredited SPECAL® (pronounced “speckle”) practitioner in North America, credentialed by the Contented Dementia Trust in England.  Cyndy’s nursing background ranges from critical care to community case management.  In honor of her dad, she founded and currently serves as executive director of Dementia Together, a nonprofit organization in Northern Colorado which offers education, enrichment, and hope, while cultivating joy and building stronger connections for people living with dementia, their care partners, and the community. 

Cyndy is a leading voice in dementia-friendly community initiatives. She facilitates care partner support groups, and works with her Dementia Together team to provide dementia-friendly education and more than 300 in-person and online memory cafes every year.  She advocates for community collaboration to make “living well with dementia” the expectation, not the exception.  

Listen to the Podcast Below

Contact Cyndy Hunt Luzinski

Email

Website

Instagram & Facebook     DementiaTogetherNoCo

For Information on Alzheimer’s Speaks Radio, Playlists, & More Click Here

All Radio Shows are Archived

Watch Additional Videos or Download a PDF to Easily Access Titles & Links

Learn About Becoming A Dementia Chats Experts

Contact Dementia Chats

Take A Peak Below At Our FREE Educational Resources Go To Our Website Now

Register for a Live Demo Tour of Dementia Map on Zoom!

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

Upcoming Public Events Lori La Bey

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

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CONNECTIVITIES – HELPING YOU MAKE CREATIVE CONSCIOUS CONNECTIONS​

Thursday – Aug 18th, 2022 –2pm EST, 1pm CST, 12pm MST, 11am PST & 7pm London GMT, 9pm South Africa SAST, and on the 19th, at 6am in Australia AEDT

Watch the Interview Below

Our Host, Lori La Bey will be talking with Mandy Shoemaker & Michala Gibson who are the Co-Founders of Connectivities and Prairie Elder Care.  They have also written a book together and are Co-Authors of the book “Now is Found”.  Both ladies are thought leaders in the dementia industry.

Listen to the Podcast Below

Contact Connectivities

Website

Facebook and LinkedIn @Connectivities

TikTok, Instagram, & Twitter @ConnectivitiesBox   

“Now is Found”, can be purchased at www.PrairieElderCare.com

For Information on Alzheimer’s Speaks Radio, Playlists, & More Click Here

All Radio Shows are Archived

Watch Additional Videos or Download a PDF to Easily Access Titles & Links

Learn About Becoming A Dementia Chats Experts

Contact Dementia Chats

Take A Peak Below At Our FREE Educational Resources Go To Our Website Now

Register for a Live Demo Tour of Dementia Map on Zoom!

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

Upcoming Public Events Lori La Bey

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

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The Alzheimer’s Research Project Is Changing Thoughts on Theories of Prevention, Reduction and Cure for Dementia

Tuesday – Aug 16th, 2022 –2pm EST, 1pm CST, 12pm MST, 11am PST & 7pm London GMT, 9pm South Africa SAST, and on the 17th, at 6am in Australia AEDT

We are live today so call in and join the conversation.  Ask your questions or make a comment at (323) 870-4602

Listen to the Podcast Below

Our Host, Lori La Bey will be talking with Patty Carlson, a Professional Film Score Composer and Concert Pianist, but what connects Patty to dementia is that she is the Author and US Patent holder of “The Numeric Language of Music” program. Patty is also the Research Analyst, Music and the Brain Director of the Alzheimer’s Research Project.

Joining us will be Gerri Timm who worked at Morning Glory Home Care for 9 years where she assisted the owner in establishing a non-franchise Home Care Agency. Her responsibilities including business development, marketing, recruitment and retention, program development, meeting revenue goals. In 2002, Gerri joined Visiting Angels Home Care where she worked 10 years again assisting the owner in startup and achievement of largest revenue producing agency within a leading National Home Care Franchise. Gerri has also been certified as a Validation Practitioner.

We are live today so call in and join the conversation.  Ask your questions or make a comment at (323) 870-4602

Contact Alzheimer’s Research Project

Website

Email Patty Carlson

History on the Numeric Language of Music program  

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All Radio Shows are Archived

When Dementia Takes a Back Seat To Other Health Issues Plus Examples of Misperceptions, Hallucinations, Delusions and Misunderstandings On Dementia Chats™

Today our experts living with dementia give us great examples of situations where dementia can be ignored, or not acknowledged when other health issues pop up. They also give us great examples of the differences between hallucinations, delusions, misunderstandings and misperceptions.

Watch Additional Videos or Download a PDF to Easily Access Titles & Links

Learn About Becoming A Dementia Chats Experts

Contact Dementia Chats

Take A Peak Below At Our FREE Educational Resources Go To Our Website Now

Register for a Live Demo Tour of Dementia Map on Zoom!

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

Upcoming Public Events Lori La Bey

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

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