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Brain Rules for Aging Well

Alzheimer’s Speaks Radio

Dr John Medina, Author of

Brain Rules for Aging Well

Thursday, January 18th, 2018  2pm EST, 1pm CST, 12pm MST, 11am PST

and 7pm London

Lori La Bey founder and Host of Alzheimer’s Speaks Radio interviews Dr John Medina, author of Brain Rules for Aging Well,”? and other books in his series on brain health.  John is a developmental Molecular Biologist, who has had a lifelong fascination with how the mind reacts to and organizes information. He is a New York Times bestseller.  Come and join the conversation!

Contact Dr. John Medina and Find His Books at:

www.brainrules.net

 

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Deadline March 2nd, 2018

Whether you are simply fascinated by the wonders of the brain or have a personal story to tell about you or a loved one living with brain disease, we want to hear from you! Your story could inspire others and help raise awareness of the need for more funding for research into cures. Submit a video to the 2018 Neuro Film Festival by March 2.

   SUBMIT TODAY

Four Categories…Four Chances to Win!

One Grand Prize winning video from each of the following categories will receive $1,000:

1.            “Why I think Neuroscience Is… Cool”—Tell us why the brain is fascinating (for students ages 13-17 only)

2.            “Why I think Neuroscience Is… Rewarding”—Tell us how discovery opens doors (for college students, medical school students, neurology residents)

3.            “Why I think Neuroscience Is… Essential”—Tell us why research is key (for families, patients, neurologists)

4.            “Why I think Neuroscience Is… Critical”—Tell us why advocacy makes an impact (for advocates, neurologists, neurology professionals, government, patient groups, families)

Visit Neurofilmfestival.com to learn more about the contest, get inspiration for topics within each category, and submit your entry today!

 

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Musical Play Highlights A Mother & Daughters Relationship through Dementia

Alzheimer’s Speaks Radio

My Mother Has 4 Noses Is Back!

Musical Play – One Daughter’s Story of Life with Her Mother Who Has Dementia

Lori La Bey host of Alzheimer’s Speaks Radio interviews Jonatha Brooke, a highly acclaimed singer/songwriter with 4 major label releases, and 9 CDs on her own label, Bad Dog Records.  She has written for film, including Disney’s Peter Pan and Tinkerbell series; TV, including the theme for Joss Whedan’s  Dollhouse; and for other artists – Katy Perry, Madeleine Peyroux, Lizz Wright, Joe Sample.

The interview will focus on Jonatha’s 2014, One-Woman Musical, My Mother Has 4 Noses, which played Off Broadway at the Duke Theater. It was a Critic’s picks in the NY Times, and NY Post and ran for 3 months.  La Bey has personally seen the show several times, with a variety of friends and associates.  Each time, La Bey has been so impressed with the beautiful storyline highlighted through gorgeous music, which allows the audience laugh and cry together, removing the isolation dementia can create.

 Contact Information for Jonatha Brooke

jonathabrooke.com     jungletheater.com       4noses.org

jonathabrooke/facebook.com

  

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Deadline March 2nd, 2018

Whether you are simply fascinated by the wonders of the brain or have a personal story to tell about you or a loved one living with brain disease, we want to hear from you! Your story could inspire others and help raise awareness of the need for more funding for research into cures. Submit a video to the 2018 Neuro Film Festival by March 2.            

   SUBMIT TODAY  

Four Categories…Four Chances to Win!

One Grand Prize winning video from each of the following categories will receive $1,000:

1.            “Why I think Neuroscience Is… Cool”—Tell us why the brain is fascinating (for students ages 13-17 only)

2.            “Why I think Neuroscience Is… Rewarding”—Tell us how discovery opens doors (for college students, medical school students, neurology residents)

3.            “Why I think Neuroscience Is… Essential”—Tell us why research is key (for families, patients, neurologists)

4.            “Why I think Neuroscience Is… Critical”—Tell us why advocacy makes an impact (for advocates, neurologists, neurology professionals, government, patient groups, families)

Visit Neurofilmfestival.com to learn more about the contest, get inspiration for topics within each category, and submit your entry today!

 

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Dementia – A New Tool When Someone Goes Missing

What a Great Tool to Have in Place

When Someone Goes Missing

 

Communication Tips To And From

Those Living with Dementia

From Dementia Chats

Welcome To Dementia Chats where voices of those diagnosed with dementia are heard.  Dementia Chats™ was created with the intention to educate people living with dementia; their care partners both family and friends as well as professionals and advocates. Our Experts are those diagnosed with dementia.

We have been doing this series since July of 2012, – See more

Oprah Picks Her 2018 Health Hero’s.  Lori La Bey founder of Alzheimer’s Speaks is honored to be one of them. Click here for the Article

We are honored by your response to our offering of the

Dementia Friendly Cruise.

There will be much to share in the near future!

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Dementia & Dignified Choices

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Building Solid Relationships

with Dignified Choices

Thursday, December 21st at 2pm EST, 1pm CST,12pm MST,11am PST and 7pm London

Lori La Bey, the host of Alzheimer’s Speaks Radio is excited to interview Joshua J. Freitas, who is an award-winning memory care program developer, researcher, and author. They will be discussing Joshua’s new book “The Dementia Concept”

Please feel free to join us by calling in at (323) 870-4602 or using the chat box.

Contact Joshua J. Freitas by:

Email:  jfreitas “at” certusseniorliving.com                   Website

 

 

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

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

There will be much to share in the near future!

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Lori La Bey of Alzheimer’s Speaks Honored as One of Oprah’s “Health Hero’s”

A Big Thank You to Oprah and Her Team

I can’t put into words how humbled and honored I am to be named one of fourteen people, picked by Oprah and her team as a 2018, “Health Hero.” Being mentioned twice in one year in the “O” magazine is just down right amazing.  Last time, it was for the Memory Cafe’s.  This time, for Alzheimer’s Speaks Radio and Dementia Chats educational video interviews with people who are living with a diagnosis of dementia.

I want everyone involved with the radio show and/or Dementia Chats to know I share this recognition with them.  Everything Alzheimer’s Speaks does is about raising voice and collaboration for the betterment of the worlds dementia care.  So if you have been a guest on Alzheimer’s Speaks Radio,  an expert on Dementia Chats, someone who has joined the conversation by calling in, using the chat box, emailing, texting, using twitter, responding to or sharing a blog post, please know none of this would be possible without you.  From the bottom of my heart I “THANK YOU!”

For this article, they sent me to a 4 hour photo shot… what an experience!  I have a new appreciation for models, photographers and make up artists.  I need to also thank Chad Holder the Photographer and Terra Hinrichs the Hair and Makeup Artist.  What a great team to work with.

Below is the article which featured my work, but please check out the full article with the other thirteen Health Hero’s.

Click here for the article.

 

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

There will be much to share in the near future!

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Dementia: Empathy, Vulnerability and Acceptance

Alzheimer’s Speaks Radio 

Empathy, Vulnerability and Acceptance

Tuesday Dec. 12th, 2017, Host Lori La Bey is joined by Scott Taylor as he discusses how dementia changed his life.  He will share lessons learned through his journey along side his Mother’s illness.  We hope Scott will have time to share a bit about his new book “Jacob and the Cloak” too. 

Contact Scott Taylor Through

Website for Scott’s Book: www.jacobandthecloak.com

Scott’s Art Company: www.colorpoptulsa.com

Check Out Dementia Friendly Travel

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The 24-Hour Rule: Living with Alzheimer’s

The 24-Hour Rule: Living with Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer’s Speaks Radio

Thursday, December 7th, 2017

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

Today, Lori La Bey’s guest on Alzheimer’s Speaks Radio is an amazing woman with not only a wonderful heart but vision to help change the world.

In 2012, at age 56, Cheryl Levin-Folio’s husband, Michael, was diagnosed with Early-Onset Alzheimer’s. Three years later, she retired to become his full-time, primary caregiver. Cheryl is now on a mission to help eradicate dementia, raise awareness, and help others like her negotiate the often treacherous path of care taking. She and her husband Michael face the disease with a positive attitude and proactive strategies for living with the Alzheimer’s.

In the absence of finding a book to inspire Cheryl, she decided to keep a notebook of tips and strategies she picked up along the way. The result is her book The 24-Hour Rule: Living with Alzheimer’s.

Contact Cheryl Levin-Folio 

clevin03@yahoo.com                   847-525-7104

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

More details to follow!

 

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We’ve all wrestled with a guilt trip – aging parents or a sick spouse who fear that we will not respect their wishes to stay at home. Statistics reaffirm that seventy-five percent of families try to do just that, despite the physical and emotional challenges of 24/7 dementia care. Often families turn to outside professional home care support.

Please take our A-LIST needs assessment survey and let us know your opinions on paid nursing support.

Decisions about care are deeply personal for those living with dementia and their families. I know from experience that there are no easy answers. Whether you are living with dementia, are a current or past caregiver, or just concerned about your memory, please take this survey and let us know what matters to you when it comes to professional home care.

24/7 care is often central to the Alzheimer’s experience. Every one of us facing this challenge – patients and care partners alike – strives to honor and help our loved ones live well with dementia. Home care providers and policy makers want to know what matters most to the A-LIST.

 

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