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Misconceptions of Dementia & Housing Options

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Misconceptions of Dementia &

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Tuesday – July 3rd, 2018

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

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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!


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CaringKind on Comfort Matters®

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Feb 23rd, 2017 – Thursday

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Thursday, Jed A. Levine the Executive Vice President and Director of Programs and Services at CaringKind will join us, along with my Co-Host Harry Urban, who is living with dementia.  CaringKind was formerly known as the Alzheimer’s Association, New York City Chapter.  CaringKind has been New York City’s leading expert in Alzheimer’s and dementia care for more than three decades.

Jed has been at the organization for 27 years. He holds a Masters degree in Applied Human Development with a specialization in Gerontology and Community Recreation Services from Columbia University’s Teachers College, and he is trained as a Creative Arts Therapist.

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24-hour Helpline: (646) 744-2900

helpline@caringkindnyc.org

http://www.caringkindnyc.org/palliativecare

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Triumphs, Struggles & Passions Living With Dementia

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Triumphs, Struggles & Passions Living With Dementia

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This Thursday, we are lucky to have Jeff Borghoff with us.  Jeff was diagnosed  in March of 2016 at the age of 51 with Early-Stage (or younger onset) Alzheimer’s Disease.   Since than he has been working with great fervor with the National Alzheimer’s Association as a member of the National Early-Stage Advisory Group and with the Alzheimer’s Association Greater NJ Chapter.  Today we will talk to Jeff and learn about his struggles triumphs and passions.

Contact Information For Jeff Borghoff

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jeff.borghoff@borghoff.com 

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Alzheimer’s Association Walk – Does It Work For Those Living with Dementia?

Alzheimer’s Association:

Walk, Structure, Support, Funding – Thoughts from Those Living with Dementia

Sept. 13th, 2016, We discussed with our panel of experts diagnosed with dementia their thoughts on the Alzheimer’s Walk.  How the walk is structured, what supports are in place for those living with dementia that attend, what is the purpose, of the walk and how funds are used.
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Our Expert Panel Today, Each Living with Dementia Are:
Michael Ellenbogen
Truthful Loving Kindness
Craig Hanke
Laurie Scherrer
Susan Suchan

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Lori La Bey, founder of http://www.AlzheimerSpeaks.com

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Wisconsin Leading the Pack Nationally with it’s Cutting Edge Dementia Campaign

Wisconsin Does It Again!

Leading the pack nationally with it’s cutting edge dementia campaign.

I can’t wait to see the the full film!

This documentary has been initiated by and is about the State of Wisconsin and the redesign efforts being done by the Department of Health Services to better support people with dementia in our communities.  It features a tremendous variety of topics.

  • The Dementia Care Specialists who are employed by Counties and how they support caregivers, people with dementia and their local efforts to collaborate to establish dementia friendly community initiatives.
  • The Jefferson County Aging and Disability Resource Center (ADRC), and the role ADRCs have in the redesign
  • Perspectives from local caregivers and people with dementia
  • Local dementia friendly businesses and 2 Dementia Friendly Community organizations – The Fox Valley Memory Project and the Watertown Dementia Awareness Coalition
  • Collaborative partners in the redesign including the Alzheimer’s Association, Alzheimer’s and Dementia Alliance of Wisconsin, and the Helen Bader Foundation
  • Physician from a memory diagnostic clinic
  • The Wisconsin Alzheimer’s Institute discussing national research being done at the University of Wisconsin-Madison

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Sky Factory Offers Relaxation & Comfort

In A Variety Of Environments

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Join us today, Friday at: 2:00pm EST, 1:00pm CST, 12:00pm MST, 11:00am PST 

and 7:00pm London Time

Today we have Ray Ward from the Sky Factory, who will share this fabulous technology which creates a relaxing environment most anywhere.  Here from Deb Bland with Polar Ridge to her thoughts as a Marketing Director of an Assisted Living and Memory Care Community.

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rayw@skyfactory.com

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