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Mom’s Making Memories – Happy Mother’s Day

There Is Nothing Better Than A Mother’s Love

Form my family to yours, Alzheimer’s Speaks wishes all the Moms in the world a very precious day. We hope you know the impact your love and caring kindness has on so many. No matter if you are a birth mom, an adoptive mom, a step mom, a friend who is nicknamed a second mom or considered mom like; maybe you are a woman supporting a stranger in need with a listening ear, hug, or your words of wisdom, a fur babies mom carrying for our animals, as well as those Mother’s who have passed, you will be forever embedded in our hearts.

KNOW YOU ARE A WOMAN FILLING AN EXTREMELY IMPORTANT ROLE!

Never under estimate the strength you have within, or the impact and influence you have on other’s lives. Know you matter and are appreciated by more people than than you can imagine. Know your loving presence is strongly needed in our world today and tomorrow. Know you are making a difference in not only our young but our elders. Know your caring spirit leads by example and teaches compassion for others. Know your selfless love shows us how to support others and be oh so proud of their successes.

We love you for all you do and stand for. You are the keeper of our children, grandchildren, great grandchildren, neighbors and strangers. Thank you for being a Mother.

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Who Wants To Be Part Of Our Next Dementia & The Arts Educational Panel This Tuesday ay 10th?

Insights from the Artists Themselves

The Recording Starts at: 11am ET, 10am CT, 9am MT, 8am PT, 4pm London GMT,

6:00pm SAST South Africa. If you aren’t in the US, I’m happy to schedule a time that works for you.

Here is a link to our past videos – https://youtube.com/playlist…

Dementia and the Arts is an Educational Panel where all levels of artists and all types are welcome. Our goal is to elevate panelists work and ability to create beauty in many forms. They will share examples of various types of art they participate in, how, and why they started, what they have learned, and what they personally get out of making art. Panelists, do not have to attend all sessions.

As you will see from the sample video above, conversations are comfortable, casual, and fascinating. We have so much to learn from one another. All recordings will be prerecorded and published to Alzheimer’s Speaks YouTube channel with a specific playlist channel for easy access. Each episode will be pushed out on Alzheimer’s Speaks social media channels as well.

Anyone living with dementia interested in participating, please reach out to Lori La Bey via email, or Private message her on FaceBook

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

Dementia Chats is a series of video conversations where we talk with the true experts on dementia, those living with a diagnosis. Lori La Bey, founder of Alzheimer’s Speaks facilitates a conversation and is amazed by every conversation what she learns about life with dementia. She encourages everyone not only to watch these videos, but to include those living with dementia in conversations and to listen closely to their insights. They know dementia better than anyone.

For a Complete List of Dementia Chats Videos – Click Here

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

Upcoming Public Events Lori La Bey Will Be At:

Talk To Lori La Bey About Having A Screening & Talk Back of “A Timeless Love”

Prior Title Name Was “His Neighbor Phil”

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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Find A Memory Café In Your Area

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                                            Diana Pierce and Lori La Bey
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Sleep Deprivation & Sundowning: Is There a Connection?

Thursday – June 10th, 2021 – 2pm EDT, 1pm CDT, 12pm MDT, 11am PDT & 7pm London BST, 8pm South Africa SAST, and on the 11th at 4am in Australia AEST

Our Host, Lori La Bey will be talking with Cathy Braxton who is the Owner, Educator, and Content Creator of www.improv4caregivers.com which was formally Silver Dawn.   Cathy believes in creating thought-provoking educational content. She has unapologetic style, which allows caregivers to dig deep into empathy while providing a safe space for exploration and learning.  Cathy leverages the important foundational rules of improv to communicate and connection with her audience and team members.

Cathy is a Registered Cognitive Behavioral Therapist, and a Certified in the Neurobiology of Sleep through the University of Michigan. Her commentary titled “The Rules of Engagement” has been published in the Peer Reviewed Seniors Housing & Care Journal. She is the co-author of “Start with Yes” and a blogger for The Chicago Tribune. Cathy has been in the aging industry over 20 years managing memory care units, directing activity programs, providing case management and service coordination, and facilitating support groups.

Contact Cathy Braxton

Email:  improv4caregivers@gmail.com

Website: www.improv4caregivers.com

Phone:   630-696-5985

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Dementia Chats is a series of video conversations where we talk with the true experts on dementia, those living with a diagnosis. Lori La Bey, founder of Alzheimer’s Speaks facilitates a conversation and is amazed by every conversation what she learns about life with dementia. She encourages everyone not only to watch these videos, but to include those living with dementia in conversations and to listen closely to their insights. They know dementia better than anyone.

Above: Seed Funding for 3 Challenges $50,000 to $100,000

For a Complete List of Dementia Chats Videos – Click Here

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

Calling All Senior Living Communities – Join The Challenge!

Upcoming Public Events Lori La Bey Will Be At:

Lori La Bey Can Help Your Organization Switch To Virtual Presentations 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

For More Testimonial


Find A Memory Café In Your Area

2 FREE SERVICE OFFERS BELOW

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

                                            Diana Pierce and Lori La Bey

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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.

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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

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                                            Diana Pierce and Lori La Bey

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Find A Memory Café In Your Area

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Tonights What’s Next with Diana Pierce – Rescheduled for April

Mark Your Calendars

Rescheduled for April 18th, 2019

Here’s another preview of my What’s Next? With Diana Pierce for Feb. 14th- Lori La Bey joins me. She has been called a “Health Hero,” by Oprah. She is the founder of Alzheimer’s Speaks. We’ll talk about what Lori calls, “a deeper unconditional love that is afforded people during times of loss and illness if they choose to look for it.”

What’s Next? With Diana Pierce

See what LeadingAge has to say about Lori La Bey

 “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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Alzheimer's Speaks Radio with Dr Jessica Zwerling.

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Nana Forgot My Name – A New Children’s Book on Dementia

Alzheimer’s Speaks Radio Speaks with

Author Sara Bell on Her Children’s Book

“Nana Forgot My Name”

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Nana Forgot My Name

A New Children’s Book on Dementia

Author Sara Bell discusses her caregiving journey with her Grandmother who has dementia radio host Lori La Bey, on Alzheimer’s Speaks Radio.  Sara blogs about her experiences and recently completed a children’s book to help kids make sense of the disease.  The book is called “Nana Forgot My Name.”  

You can reach Sara Bell:

Blog: www.mynanaskeeper.com

Social Media: @saraannbell, @mynanaskpr

Email:  sara@eventplanningsupport.com




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See what LeadingAge has to say about Lori La Bey

 “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 Washington

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Educating Patients in the Comfort of Their Homes

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Support for Those Dealing with Dementia

Tuesday July 17th, 2018

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

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Host of Alzheimer’s Speaks Radio, Lori La Bey, talks with Erin Broughton, Project Manager at Medicine X a new digital and educational initiative, whose mission is to bridge the gap in patient education.  They do this by creating digestible medical content, accessible to all patients in the privacy of their home. Come and join the conversation!

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Medicine X logoFor More Information Contact MEDICINE X

Email – contact@medicinex.com

Facebook – www.facebook.com/medicinex

Websitewww.medicinex.com

 
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Misconceptions of Dementia & Housing Options

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Misconceptions of Dementia &

Housing Options

Tuesday – July 3rd, 2018

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

Call in to talk with us 323-870-4602

Lori La Bey, host of Alzheimer’s Speaks interviews Catherine L. Owens, a nationally recognized Senior Living Industry Expert and Author of Be Your Own Hero: Senior Living Decisions Simplified, a book she wrote with the hope of addressing the myths and stigmas surrounding senior living,  Catherine is also the Executive Director for the Alzheimer’s Association, Greater Idaho Chapter and hopes to create more awareness of the impact of Alzheimer’s disease on our national.  Call in and join the conversation!


Contact Information for Catherine Owens

For information on her book and training:

www.catherinelowens.com


alz.org or call the 24/7 help line 800-272-3900

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Dementia Friendly Books – What a Great Idea!

Alzheimer’s Speaks Radio

Talks with Founders of

Reading 2 Connect on Their

Dementia Friendly Books

Thursday June 14th, 2018 at 2pm EST, 1pm CST, 12pm MST, 11am PST and 7pm London

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On Thursday, June 14th, Lori La Bey Host of Alzheimer’s Speaks Radio will talk with Susan Ostrowski, a speech pathologist and Peter S. Dixon an internist who are the co-founders of Reading2Connect where they have designed books specifically for those diagnosed with dementia. Come join the conversion and learn more!

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Contact: Reading2Connect

Website:  www.reading2connect.com 

Email:  reading2connect@gmail.com 

Phone:  860-235-4348

Mail:  Reading2Connect – 192 Westbrook Rd Essex, CT 06426

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June 9th, 2018 – Over 200 people packed the room to hear Cyndy Luzinski and

Lori La Bey speak on living graciously with dementia.

Dementia-Friendly Communities of Northern Colorado is a local nonprofit organization which provides life enrichment opportunities (including memory cafes), care partner support, and dementia-friendly business education. We exist so that no one walking the dementia journey has to walk alone.

Website:  http://dementiafriendlycommunitiesnoco.org/

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The Struggles & Gifts of Long-Distance Caregiving

Alzheimer’s Speaks Radio with

Author, Lisa Hirsch on the

Struggles & Joys of Long-Distance Caregiving

Tuesday June 12th, 2018 at 2pm EST, 1pm CST, 12pm MST, 11am PST and 7pm London

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Author Lisa Hirsch joins Alzheimer’s Speaks Radio Host, Lori La Bey to discuss long-distance caregiving.  Like many care partners, Lisa’s mother was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. The two will discuss Lisa’s 14-year journey with her Mother and how illness transformed their relationship. Lisa’s love and admiration for her Mother grew each day as she listened and watched her Mother become her hero.

Contact Info Lisa Hirsch

Her International blog with over 250,000 viewers:  http://mommyhero.blogspot.com/

 

Lisa’s 2 Books are available on Amazon Worldwide in Kindle, Paperback & Audio:

https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_noss?url=search-alias%3Daps&field-keywords=lisa+hirsch  

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June 9th, 2018 – Over 200 people packed the room to hear Cyndy Luzinski and

Lori La Bey speak on living graciously with dementia.

Dementia-Friendly Communities of Northern Colorado is a local nonprofit organization which provides life enrichment opportunities (including memory cafes), care partner support, and dementia-friendly business education. We exist so that no one walking the dementia journey has to walk alone.

Website:  http://dementiafriendlycommunitiesnoco.org/

 

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