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“We Are Family” – Living a Beautiful Life with Dementia

A New Dementia Film

Featuring The Butterfly Model

“We Are Family”

Lori La Bey host of Alzheimer’s Speaks Radio is so proud to interview her friends Corinne Maunder and Cathy Greenblat who created this film, “We Are Family.”  The film was shot in Nottingham, England at Landermeads where life is celebrated daily. Dr David Sheard is the creator of the Butterfly Model featured in this film. Corinne is the Director, Producer and Camera Operator and she owns Fire Films.  Cathy is the Executive Producer and Photographer for the film.  These two amazing women have done several exceptional films on dementia care which can be found at this website: SIDE BY SIDE: LOVE AND JOY IN DEMENTIA CARE A MULTIMEDIA PROJECT.

Here is our interview below

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New Dementia Film “We Are Family,” Featuring The Butterfly Model

New Dementia Film Featuring The Butterfly Model

“We Are Family”

I am so proud of my friends Corinne Maunder and Cathy Greenblat who created this film, “We Are Family.”  Dr David Sheard is the creator of the Butterfly Model featured in this film. Corinne is the Director, Producer and Camera Operator and she owns Fire Films.  Cathy is the Executive Producer and Photographer for the film.  These two amazing women have done several exceptional films on dementia care which can be found at this website: SIDE BY SIDE: LOVE AND JOY IN DEMENTIA CARE A MULTIMEDIA PROJECT.

I am looking forward to interviewing all of them on Alzheimer’s Speaks Radio in the near future, so get your questions ready!

Enjoy

The Other Films They Made Below.

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Website: https://www.sidebysidedementia.com/ 


Lori La Bey Shifting Our

Dementia Care Culture 

From Crisis To Comfort

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Exceptional Film Capturing Love In Dementia Care

Filmmakers Capture Love In Dementia Care

Love Lives Here is a new documentary short film that explores how US-based memory care provider Silverado gives life to residents by embracing a core operating philosophy of love and recognizing the value of the human spirit.

The 25 minute film, released on March 14, 2016, is the third installment in the documentary series Side by Side: Love and Joy in Dementia Care, produced and directed by award-winning Australian filmmaker Corinne Maunder and executive produced by American sociologist/photographer Dr Cathy Greenblat.

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“Silverado has a unique approach that sees them getting people to do things that the top neurologists in the world said was impossible, which presented an ideal opportunity to create a thought provoking piece about dementia care,” says Dr Greenblat.

The film was shot at four different Silverado communities in California, and features interviews with associates (staff), residents, family members, and dementia-care experts, along with photographs and video footage of the day-to-day life of residents at Silverado.

Activities featured include painting, swimming, pet care, community outings, Spanish class, tai-chi, singing, dancing, cooking, gardening, digital workshops with iPads, interaction with children, a Christmas party, and more.

“By reducing medications and focusing on a more holistic approach to care, residents can thrive, while maintaining their sense of self and dignity,” says Ms Maunder.

“All of us at Silverado are committed to changing the way the world cares for and perceives people with cognitive decline – a vision we established at our founding 20 years ago. So when we were approached as the inspiration for Love Lives Here, I was both humbled and thrilled by the opportunity to share our knowledge to make a positive impact on more lives,” says Loren Shook, Chairman, CEO and Co-Founder, Silverado. “It was a tremendous honor for us to participate in a project led by such a talented team of filmmakers. If there’s one message I’d like families to take away, it’s that a dementia diagnosis does not mean the end of a meaningful and purposeful life.”

“Life can change, but life doesn’t stop when you move into Silverado,” Laura Printy, Administrator, Silverado, explains in the film.

“To create one community like this is an achievement, but for Silverado to instill and nurture this culture of love across their 30+ memory care communities throughout the United States, is truly something remarkable,” says Dr Greenblat.

Dr Greenblat has been photographing at Silverado communities since 2001 and her books Alive with Alzheimer’s (2004) and ( Love, Loss and Laughter 2012) both feature photos from many of Silverado’s communities. Her photographs have been exhibited in galleries in North America, Europe, Asia, Australia and the Middle East including the World Health Organization, the United Nations and the US National Academy of Sciences.

Ms Maunder, initially inspired by her grandmother’s diagnosis of Alzheimer’s, has produced over two dozen short films and educational videos about dementia since 2013, with more currently in production.

Dr Greenblat says, “The vision for Side by Side is to create a multimedia resource for individuals and organizations to learn about better practice person-centered dementia care.”

The first two films in the series, Finding the Why (Starrett Lodge, Uniting, Australia) and It Takes a Community (Arcare Helensvale, Australia), have enjoyed considerable success and have been used in universities, professional forums and care facilities around the world.

“The beautiful thing about this series of films is that the creative process has been very organic,” says Ms Maunder. “There are no scripts, no marketing departments, no one telling me what messages to push. I’m free to capture and present everything just as I see it, which makes it very authentic. These are real stories about real people.”

Looking For An Incredible Presentation For Your Next Event?

Reach out to Ms. Maunder and Dr. Greenblat.  They both are available to present the film at conferences, training sessions, fundraising programs and other screenings.

For media inquiries please contact Corinne Maunder, Producer, Fire
Films

For inquiries direct to Dr Cathy Greenblat

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For inquiries direct to Silverado contact Beth Abbott, VP Marketing and Communications

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Wonderful Training Film For Dementia – Cathy Greenblat and Her Team Hit Another Home Run!

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Hit Another Home run!

“It Takes A Community”

If you are looking for a great example of person centered care,

you have found it with Cathy’s film series.

It Takes A Community, was filmed at Arcare Helensvale, in Queensland, Australia is one of a series of short films directed by Corinne Maunder of Fire Films that presents a fresh perspective on aged care.  This moving film looks at Arcare Helensvale’s unique relationship-centred approach to celebrating and supporting old age.  Strategy and Innovation Manager, Daniella Greenwood examples their philosophy and you to I’m sure will be touched at a heart level when she speaks as I was. Soo Borson, MD, Geriatric Psychiatrist and Dementia Specialist  also discussing the two major parts to Arcares success.

If you missed the the first film in the series, ‘Finding the Why: Enabling Active Participation in Life in Aged Care’, produced with Sociologist/Photographer Professor Cathy Greenblat, was created earlier in 2014. This film features the work of Colin McDonnell, Care Service Manager of Starrett Lodge of the Uniting Aged Care Organization.

Together, these films and more, will form part of Cathy’s upcoming project, ‘Side by Side: Love and Joy in Long Term Dementia Care‘. This project aims to highlight some of the major steps forward in long term residential dementia care, in selected aged care communities around the world, that are actively choosing to approach aged care in a forward-thinking and inspirational manner to empower residents.  Everyone deserves to live an enabled life, no matter what their circumstances.  It is up to all of us to actively participate in in a positive fashion, not only our own life but the lives of others.

For more information on Side by Side, please contact Cathy Grennblat via her website, Love Loss And Laughter.

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For information about collaborating with Corinne on a filmmaking project of your own, please visit the Fire Films.

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Alzheimer’s Speaks Radio Tuesday – UnitingCare In Australia Talks Dementia

Alzheimer’s Speaks Radio Tuesday –

Back By Demand – Shifting Dementia Care –

Unitingcare Ageing’s at Starrett Lodge

June 24th 11am EST, 10am CST, 9am MST, 8am PST, 4pm London

061214_ASR_banner_coin_corinne_AUThis show was prerecorded, so you won’t be able to call in and join the conversation today.

Today will be talking with Colin McDonnell, Care Services Manager at Unitingcare Ageing’s at Starrett Lodge NSW Australia. Colin has had a long career in aged care with a particular interest in person centered care, especially with people living with dementia. His work is incredible and Colin has received multiple awards. People around the world are taking notice of his work.

Corinne Maunder is a producer at Fire Films and will join Colin in our conversation. Corinne has a production company she founded in 2003, which specializes in medical, health and wellbeing video production. Corrine has worked with Cathy Greenblat (and Starrett Lodge to develop exceptional footage to inspire and engage people to shift our dementia care culture.

Check out the film which describes and gives examples of their dementia care culture.

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Ideas & Collaboration From Australia on Dementia

Mark Your Calendars For A Special Addition

On Alzheimer’s Speaks Radio June 16th, 2014

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5pm EST, 4pm CST, 3pm MST, 2pm PST, 10pm London on June 16th

and 7am Australia time June 17th

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Our guest today will be Colin McDonnell, Care Services Manager at Unitingcare Ageing’s at Starrett Lodge NSW Australia . Colin has had a long career in aged care with a particular interest in person centered care, especially with people living with dementia. His work is incredible and Colin has received multiple awards. People around the world are taking notice of his work.

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Corinne Maunder is a producer at Fire Films and will join Colin in our conversation. Corinne has a production company she founded in 2003, which specializes in medical, health and wellbeing video production. Corrine has worked with Cathy Greenblats and Starrett Lodge to develop exceptional footage to inspire and engage people to shift our dementia care culture.

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Join the conversation and listen to what Colin and Corrine have to learned and what are willing to share with us today!

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This Film Shares The Global Message

Of Dementia… Giving Hope To Live Lives Fully!

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On this site you will find wonderful information about this film festival finalist.

As an entry in the inaugural Reel Health International Health Short Film Festival, the film explores the messages behind the photos that are currently on a six month tour in Australia.  Corinne Maunder, Producer, Fire Films Australia, said the Love, Loss and Laughter exhibition presented an ideal opportunity to create a meaningful piece about dementia.

“The project made me appreciate even more, the time that I have with my grandmother and my mother and aunt’s unswerving dedication as carers,” Ms Maunder said.

“This film will help to share the message globally that people with dementia remain, first and foremost, human beings and should not be defined by their condition,” said Ita Buttrose, Alzheimer’s Australia National President and 2013 Australian of the Year.

Almost 100 photographs of people living with dementia are included in the exhibition. The images offer a unique, compassionate and positive portrayal of people living with dementia.

cathy_greenblatAmerican sociologist and social photographer, Cathy Greenblat took the photographs in the United States, France, India, Japan, the Dominican Republic, Canada, Monaco and more recently, in Australia. The exhibition has already touched the hearts of thousands of people as it has traveled throughout the America, Asia and Europe. A book of the same title was published in 2012 by Globe Pequot Press, USA.

“I am thrilled with the film. Corinne has captured the essence of what I am trying to convey through the exhibit and the book – fostering awareness and reducing the stigma.” Ms Greenblat said.

For more information about the current exhibition in Australia visit exhibition.fightdementia.org.au

To find out more about the photographs and book of Love, Loss and Laughter: Seeing Dementia Differently visit www.lovelossandlaughter.com

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