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Thursday July 2nd, 2020

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Today Lori La Bey talks with her good friends Norman (Norrms) McNamara and Jane Moore who are partners in spreading awareness around the world through the Purple Angel which has several initiatives we will learn about as well as learning how their ambassadors around the world are making a huge impact.  Watch, listen and learn how you too can be part of this powerful global movement.  There is no cost to get involved, and you will be amzed at the impact you can make. 

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Help Spread The Global Symbol For All Dementias – The Purple Angel Documentary

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Today at 1pm on KTLK AM1130 Radio Host Siri Freeh will interview Lori La Bey founder of Alzheimer’s Speaks and an International Ambassador for the Purple Angel Project.  Listen and learn about tips and techniques to engage those with dementia.  Lori will discuss her personal 30 year journey with her mother’s memory loss as well as initiatives around the world to improve memory care.

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The Purple Angel Project & NAPA

The Purple Angel Project & NAPA

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The New Global Symbol for Dementia

Finally a symbol for dementia that can be recognized around the world, with no language barriers!

We need as many people as possible to send a letter of support to NAPA (National Alzheimer’s Project Act) asking them to get behind and support the Purple Angel symbol which is the new global symbol for dementia.  No longer is it acceptable for countries, organizations or individuals to be divided on this issue.  The disease touches far too many people, both those diagnosed as well as their family, friends and co-workers.  It is in the worlds best interest to join forces and use one symbol to describe and help raise awareness for the various types of dementia:  Alzheimer’s disease, Lewy Body Dementia, Frontotemporal Dementia, Vascular Dementia and all the others.

SEND NAPA AN EMAIL SUPPORTING THE PURPLE ANGEL

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Note in the subject line “PLEASE SUPPORT THE PURPLE ANGEL PROJECT”

If you are not familiar with the Global Purple Angel her is a bit of information about why it was designed and who started this movement. The goal of the symbol is very simple:

  • To raise awareness and education of all types of dementias.
  • To show support for those dealing with all types of dementias; both those diagnosed as well as those that care for them.
  • To remove the fear, isolation and stigmas associated with the disease.
  • To become a global symbol for dementia that has no language barriers.
  • To have the “Global Purple Angel” become as well known and accepted as the “Pink Ribbon” for breast cancer, allowing people to live with dignity.
  • To provide an economical way to work in collaboration.

This purple angel symbol can be used by anyone who is raising awareness of dementia anywhere in the world. The symbol has been developed by people with dementia and carers, and is not connected to any established organization.

The purple angel symbolizes a guardian over those living with dementia, as well as their families and friends, but also as a helper to all those working so hard to raise awareness of dementia around the world.

Jane Moore, a carer from Camelford, and Norrms McNamara, who has dementia and was a driving force behind the creation of the first dementia friendly community in the UK, produced the original design. Lynette Richards and Jeff Talbot produced the global version. They own the designs, but have given permission for the symbol to be used freely by anyone who is raising awareness of dementia, as long as they get feedback about how it is used.

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