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Join Dementia Chats Webinar Today at 3pm EST It’s FREE!

Join Dementia Chats Webinar

Today at 3pm EST, 2pm CST, 1pm MST, 12pm PST

It’s Fun And Free

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Tuesday Nov. 25th, 2014

1pm EST, 2pm CST, 1pm MST, 12pm PST

Here are our Experts

harry_urbanHarry Urban, Founder of “Forget Me Not,” a closed support group on Facebook for those with dementia, their care partners, professionals and advocates.

 

Driving Steve PonathSteve Ponath, was diagnosed with EOAD in 2011. He has become an advocate for those who can’t speak out about the disease. It’s time to bring awareness to everyone of what this disease does to not only the patient, but to the caregiver’s and loved ones who are on this journey with us.

dena_dotsonDena Dotson, was diagnosed with Lewy Body with probable Alzheimer’s at age 47 2011. She is working hard to decrease the stigma attached with dementia.

mICHAEL_ELLENBOGEN_SPEAKINGMichael Ellenbogen, is 54 years old. His career was in Information Technology, where he was a high level manager. Michael was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Disease at the age of 49. He is no longer able to work. Michael now spend my time trying to increase awareness of this disease, and work to increase funding for research. He just finished writing his book outlining my experience with Alzheimer’s.

Robert Bowles Pharma PicRoberts Bowles, sold his pharmacy in December 2010, Robert lost his purpose in life. Eighteen months later, he was diagnosed with Lewy body dementia. One year after his diagnosis, I found my purpose in life again….that of dementia awareness and transparently journalizing and sharing my experience, strength and hope seeking to help both persons with dementia and their care partners.

Robert’s mother and father both had dementia

Dementia Chats Hosts

lori_with_radioLori La Bey, Founder of Alzheimer’s Speaks is also the creator and host of Dementia Chats. She facilitates the group and asks our experts living with dementia questions and pull participants into the conversation to get their questions answered and their comments heard. Lori is a professional speaker and trainer on dementia and caregiving.   Her mother has struggled with dementia for over 30 years and she is now in her end stages of the disease.

Eilon Caspi picEilon Caspi, is a PhD, Gerontologist and Dementia Behavior Specialist. He runs The Center for Prevention of Resident-to-Resident Aggression in Dementia.   Eilon will be assisting Lori in managing the webinars as well as monitoring participants conversations so we make sure we stay interactive and on top of all conversations. Eilon can also be reached via another website. Eilon can also be reached via another website.
Check Out This Great Holiday Music!

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Join Dementia Chats The FREE Webinar Where You Can Ask Your Questions To People Living With Dementia

Dementia Chats

A FREE Educational

Webinar

Where You Can Ask Your Questions

And Gain Insights From

People Living With Dementia.

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102814DC_Harry_Michael_RobertA Powerful Conversation on Advocacy, Politics & Policy for Dementia and more.

 Our Experts

harry_urbanHarry Urban , Founder of “Forget Me Not,” a closed support group on Facebook for those with dementia, their care partners, professionals and advocates.

 

 

 

 

Michael Ellenbogen newest pic 102813Michael Ellenbogen, is 54 years old. His career was in Information Technology, where he was a high level manager. Michael was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Disease at the age of 49. He is no longer able to work. Michael now spend my time trying to increase awareness of this disease, and work to increase funding for research. He just finished writing his book outlining my experience with Alzheimer’s.

 

dena_dotsonDena Dotson, was diagnosed with Lewy Body with probable Alzheimer’s at age 47 2011. She is working hard to decrease the stigma attached with dementia.

 

 

Driving Steve PonathSteve Ponath, was diagnosed with EOAD in 2011. He has become an advocate for those who can’t speak out about the disease. It’s time to bring awareness to everyone of what this disease does to not only the patient, but to the caregiver’s and loved ones who are on this journey with us.

 

 

Robert Bowles joined us today as one of our experts and added so much to the conversation.  Thank you Robert!

Our Host and Facilitators

Lori La Bey Founder of Alzheimer's Speaks

Lori La Bey founder of Alzheimer’s Speaks and Dementia Chats. Lori’s mother lived with dementia over 30 years. The journey changed Lori’s life forever. Her goal is to connect people to practical resources that add value in their lives.

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Co-facilatator Eilon Caspi is a behavioral specialist in the area of dementia and brings a wide range of knowledge to the webinar.

 

 

 

For Additional Resource Provided by Alzheimer’s Speaks

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Check Out This New CD by Alzheimer’s Music Connect

Using Cutting Edge Technology To Engage those with Dementia

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Join Dementia Chats FREE Webinar Tuesday, July 8th

Join Dementia Chats FREE Webinar

Tuesday, July 8th

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3pm EST, 2pm CST, 1pm MST, 12pm PST and 8pm London

Its FREE, FUN & EDUCATIONAL!

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Today Steve Orfield, of Orfield Laboratories, will join our experts living with dementia to discuss on the impact of noise on people diagnosed with dementia and the ways to address it.

Orfield Laboratories, Inc. is a multi-disciplinary laboratory serving North American and international clients. Providing services in Acoustics Vibration, Vision, Lighting, Architecture and Market Research. Orfield is unrivaled in the extensive use of objective and subjective methods, offering design, research and testing services and solutions for corporate and architectural clients since 1971.

We would love to hear your thoughts and questions. I hope you can join us!

Our Experts Actually Have Dementia

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Harry Urban , Founder of “Forget Me Not,” a closed support group on Facebook for those with dementia, their care partners, professionals and advocates.

 

 

Driving Steve Ponath

Steve Ponath, was diagnosed with EOAD in 2011. He has become an advocate for those who can’t speak out about the disease. It’s time to bring awareness to everyone of what this disease does to not only the patient, but to the caregiver’s and loved ones who are on this journey with us.

 

 

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Dena Dotson, was diagnosed with Lewy Body with probable Alzheimer’s at age 47 2011. She is working hard to decrease the stigma attached with dementia.

 

Michael Ellenbogen newest pic 102813

Michael Ellenbogen, is 54 years old. His career was in Information Technology, where he was a high level manager. Michael was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Disease at the age of 49. He is no longer able to work. Michael now spend my time trying to increase awareness of this disease, and work to increase funding for research. He just finished writing his book outlining my experience with Alzheimer’s.

Dementia Chats Hosts

Lori La Bey founder of Alzheimer's Speaks

 

Lori La Bey, Founder of Alzheimer’s Speaks is also the creator and host of Dementia Chats. She facilitates the group and asks our experts living with dementia questions and pull participants into the conversation to get their questions answered and their comments heard. Lori is a professional speaker and trainer on dementia and caregiving. Her mother struggled with dementia for over 30 years.

 

 

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Elion Caspi, has a website called Aggression Between Residents with Dementia He will be assisting Lori in managing the webinars as well as monitoring participants conversations so we make sure we stay interactive and on top of all conversations.

 

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Dementia Chats Webinar on Driving with Dementia

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Driving with Dementia

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Note this is a prerecorded session this time and so you will not be able to actively participate in the discussion.

For more Information ad Resources on Dementia and Caregiving

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Click Here to go to the Radio Show

The show starts at:

11am EST, 10am CST, 9am MST, 8am PST and 4pm London time.

Please note all shows are archived for  your convenience too!

Today our experts living with dementia will be Harry Urban, Dena Dotson and Rick Phelps.  This is a special time of year and it is always so wonderful to learn new tricks and tips from one another on what we should consider when planning an event.  From traveling, to in your own home, to size of gathering, what to offer for food and beverage, to where to sit what to buy for a gift and how to have a great conversation.

Join the conversation by

calling in(714) 364-4757

push 1 to let me know you want to talk with us.

or

Use the Chat Box

harry UrbanHarry Urban an Advocate Living with Dementia and

Founder of Forget Me Notdena_dotsonDena Dotson

an Advocate Living with Dementia

Rick_phelps_no_captionRick Phelps an Advocate Living with Dementia and

Founder of Memory People on Facebook

For additional resources and information check out Alzheimer’s Speaks Website.

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