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What Does a Montessori Inspired Lifestyle Look Like?

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What Does a Montessori Inspired Lifestyle Look Like?

Tuesday, April 25th, 2017 

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

Tuesday we will have Cameron J. Camp, Ph.D. with us again. He is a noted psychologist specializing in applied research in gerontology. He currently serves as Director of Research and Development for the Center for Applied Research in Dementia, and gives workshops on designing cognitive and behavioral interventions for dementia internationally.

Joining Cameron will be Elizabeth Kaufman is a Regional Director of Life Enrichment with The Goodman Group. With a strong background in Recreation Therapy and Memory Care, Elizabeth currently works with Dr. Camp to bring Montessori-Inspired Lifestyle to several memory care communities.

Contact Information For Cameron J. Camp, Ph.D.,  Director of Research and Development     440-829-4927
Cameron@cen4ard.com    https://www.cen4ard.com  

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Chandler Place contact: Megan Moriarty – 612-788-7321

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Creative Engagement for Those Living with Dementia

Creative Engagement for

Those Living with Dementia

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Thursday we will have Lola Fraknoi the creator of an Art Kit for people with memory loss and a professor of art in the Older Adult Program at the City College of San Francisco.  Lola has over 25 years of experience in the aging field and as the founder and director of Ruth’s Table (a center for multi-generational creative learning) She trained as a professional artist who always finds a way to bring art, music, and creativity of all kinds into the programs she has led.

Contact Information for Lola Fraknoi

Art Kit Website: www.arttimeprograms.com 

My Art Website: www.lolafraknoi.com

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Come Cruise with Alzheimer’s Speaks!

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Re-Imagine Life with Dementia

Re-Imagine Life with Dementia

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Karen Love is the Executive Director of the Dementia Action Alliance, a non-profit, charitable organization working to make dementia symptoms better understood and accommodated as a disability, improving support for individuals and families living with dementia, eradicating stigma and ensuring full inclusion in all matters concerning living with dementia.                               

Robert Bowles is a retired pharmacist and past President of the Georgia Pharmacy Association. In 2012, at the age of 64, he was diagnosed with Dementia with Lewy bodies. Both of Robert’s parents had dementia.

Contact Information for Dementia Action Alliance (DAA):

www.daanow.org,               info@daanow.org

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Families After A Holiday Get Together

Families After A Holiday Get Together

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I fell in love with these “Eggcellent” Emoji Eggs.

Family gatherings can ignite so many different emotions. Throw the concerns over a loved one with a chronic illness like dementia and your head can start spinning.

Which Egg are you feeling like and why?

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Meet Lori La Bey at Maria Shrivers

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Man’s Best Friend Supports a Mother with Dementia

Alzheimer’s Speaks Radio Welcomes

Author, Michael Gordon Bennett

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Thursday we will have Author, Michael Gordon Bennett, of “Rusty’s War: A Battle of the Mind,” which tells the story of his mother’s battle with Alzheimer’s and how she’s come to depend on her dog for support.  Come join in and hear some helpful tips and lessons learned by a caring son.

Contact Information For

Website: www.michaelgordonbennett.com

Email: mcontact@michaelgordonbennett.com

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Today we had an interesting conversation regarding communication.  You will here from those diagnosed and what they think about all the tips given by “Professionals” to communicate with them.  You will gain insights which will help you care better.  Learn how their senses change, how their emotions and behaviors are affect by their surroundings and how that impacts them in their daily living.

Thank You To Our Experts Living With Dementia:

Michael Ellenbogen, Paulan Gordon, Truthful Loving Kindness, Brian LeBlanc, Laurie Scherrer, Mary Howard, Susan Suchan and Harry Urban

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Move4MindsBlogMARIA SHRIVER’S EXCITING EXPERIENCE

FOCUSED ON THE MIND-BODY CONNECTION

One Day. Eight Cities. Millions Impacted.
June 4, 2017
Boston | DallasLos Angeles | Miami | New York
Orange County | San Francisco | Washington DC

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Can’t Make it?   Donate & help her raise funds for research.

Any and all donations are appreciated.

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Dementia & Alzheimer’s Wellbeing Network (DAWN)

Alzheimer’s Speaks Radio Welcomes

Judy Cornish, of the DAWN Method

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Today we are lucky to have Judy Cornish an elder law attorney, author and  founder of the Dementia & Alzheimer’s Wellbeing Network (or DAWN), and the creator of the DAWN Method of dementia care.

Judy believes that if we look at dementia as a psychological condition rather than a disease, a simple pattern of abilities and cognitive losses appears that makes dementia care easier and happier for everyone involved.

Contact Information For

Email:  judy@thedawnmethod.com                    

Website: www.thedawnmethod.com
FaceBook:  https://www.facebook.com/theDAWNmethod/

Twitter:   @theDAWNmethod
Linkedin:  The DAWN Method

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Today we had an interesting conversation regarding communication.  You will here from those diagnosed and what they think about all the tips given by “Professionals” to communicate with them.  You will gain insights which will help you care better.  Learn how their senses change, how their emotions and behaviors are affect by their surroundings and how that impacts them in their daily living.

Thank You To Our Experts Living With Dementia:

Michael Ellenbogen, Paulan Gordon, Truthful Loving Kindness, Brian LeBlanc, Laurie Scherrer, Mary Howard, Susan Suchan and Harry Urban

For Additional Educational Videos Click Below

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Move4MindsBlogMARIA SHRIVER’S EXCITING EXPERIENCE

FOCUSED ON THE MIND-BODY CONNECTION

One Day. Eight Cities. Millions Impacted.
June 4, 2017
Boston | DallasLos Angeles | Miami | New York
Orange County | San Francisco | Washington DC

Join Lori La Bey In Orange County

Can’t Make it?   Donate & help her raise funds for research.

Any and all donations are appreciated.

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Heartfelt Connections with Life Care Services

Heartfelt Connections

with Life Care Services

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Thursday we will have Sam Rinke, Director of Sales and Marketing for Gable Pines.  Sam has been in senior living for 6 years. He says the best part about his job is being able to sit down with families and talk about how Gable Pines can meet their needs and then seeing them so happy with the results of their senior living community.  Learn about Heartfelt Connections Gable Pines is doing different.

Phone: 651-829-3171

Email:  Marketing@gablepines.com

Website:  www.GablePines.com

Facebook:  Gable Pines

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How to Communicate with a Person with Dementia DC_031917_How_to_communicate_with_a_person_with_dementia_SNAP

Today we had an interesting conversation regarding communication.  You will here from those diagnosed and what they think about all the tips given by “Professionals” to communicate with them.  You will gain insights which will help you care better.  Learn how their senses change, how their emotions and behaviors are affect by their surroundings and how that impacts them in their daily living.

Thank You To Our Experts Living With Dementia:

Michael Ellenbogen, Paulan Gordon, Truthful Loving Kindness, Brian LeBlanc, Laurie Scherrer, Mary Howard, Susan Suchan and Harry Urban

For Additional Educational Videos Click Below

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Move4MindsBlogMARIA SHRIVER’S EXCITING EXPERIENCE

FOCUSED ON THE MIND-BODY CONNECTION

One Day. Eight Cities. Millions Impacted.
June 4, 2017
Boston | DallasLos Angeles | Miami | New York
Orange County | San Francisco | Washington DC

Join Lori La Bey In Orange County

Can’t Make it?   Donate & help her raise funds for research.

Any and all donations are appreciated.

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