Posts Tagged ‘Driving and Alzheimers’

Dementia Chats Recording on Wandering & Driving

Dementia Chats Recording –

August 12th, 2014

081214_DC_snapshot_michael_harry_eilon_loriClick Above to Watch

Today we discussed the topic of wandering.  What does this word mean do our experts living with the disease even like the word and agree with the subjective definition.  What about other words? How would they define a crisis situation vs. a care partners view and why is it important to understand the difference. We also got into driving once again.

I personally, have never not walked away from a session of Dementia Chats without learning something new or changing my perception on a topic.  I truly find this fascinating discussions. I hope you can join us for the next live Dementia Chats on August 26th, at the same time each 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month – 3pm EST, 2pm CST, 1pm MST< 12pm PST and 8pm London time.

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Driving and Dementia A Special On Alzheimer’s Speaks Radio

Driving and Dementia

A Two Hour Special

 Aired Live On Tuesday July 23rd, 2013

Go there now to listen to Recorded Program


This is one of the most difficult and frustrating topics to address when it comes to dementia.

This program was designed to allow us to hear from a variety of voices: from those with dementia to Doctors, Insurance Professionals, State Patrol, trainers and caregivers.

Together we can begin to break through the myths and stigmas and help people design a practical and fair method to assist them when tackling this issue.

Our Experts Are:

driving_dr_weismanDr. David Weisman Neurologist a works with clinical trials in stroke, Alzheimer’s disease, multiple sclerosis, and Parkinson’s disease.




Drivingi MattGurwellMatt Gurwell is the founder & CEO of Keeping Us Safe and had worked for many years as a State Patrol

info@keepingussafe.org    www.keepingussafe.org



Driving_JD_Howard_J. D. Howard, Executive Director

Insurance Consumer Advocate Network





Jack Schatz, is a Care Partner for his wife with dementia. He kept her behind the wheel as long as possible and he will tell us why he felt this was important.



Michael Ellenbogen, Steve Ponath, Kathy Murray, Mary Bailey and Terry Berry are all living with the disease and spoke from their various experiences with the disease.

Driving Kathy Murray_v2Driving  Mary Bailey

michael_ellenbogen_croppedDriving Steve Ponath

We Also Continued The Driving And Dementia Conversation On


Click on the Video Below to Watch The Recorded Webinar


For More Resources Click below on the Alzheimer’s Speaks Website


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