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Your Vote Is Needed For The Film “Finding the Why” for Dementia – It’s up for a People’s Choice Telly Award!

Your Vote Is Needed

This brilliant short film, “Finding the Why” is up for a People’s Choice Telly Award and we need to get the most votes to win. Please CLICK HERE to vote.  Make sure to register and log in order for your vote to count.

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Pass the link to this page on to your

friends, groups, circles, tribes and colleagues…

Thank you for your assistance. 

This is a beautiful short film having big impact around the world.

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Join Dementia Chats Free Educational Webinar Tuesday March 24th 3pm EST

Join Dementia Chats Free Educational Webinar

Click_below__4_more_info_on_DCCopy of DC_HQ_062714_bannerpurpleTuesday March 24th

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

and 8pm London Time

Meet our Experts living with dementia

    Harry Urban                   Robert Bowles          Michael Ellenbogen

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     Steve Ponath               Paulan Gordon                  Dena Dotson

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Come with your questions, comments and insights to share.

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Dementia Chats Educational Webinar Recorded Session – March 10th 2015

Dementia Chats Educational Webinar

Recorded Session – March 10th, 2015

031015_DC_snap_dena_robert_Paulan_robert_eilon click_above_watch_recorded_webinarToday we discussed our healthcare system with our experts living with the diagnosis of dementia.  How do we get doctors and medical professionals to get educated and knowledgeable not only about dementia specific to their specialty, but to  find out and provide supportive services to assist those dealing with the disease.  Many great examples were given and strategies were discussed in this hour long session.

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Dementia Chats – Recorded Session From

Tuesday Feb. 10th, 2010

FREE Educational Insights on Dementia While Building Community

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Today we discussed the movie “Still Alice” and our disappointment in the movie industry not having this movie in the theaters. We encourage everyone to call their local theaters to request the film be shown at their theaters. Michael shared a bit about the G7 meetings and what Japan is doing with the clock test for dementia. Harry talked about Untied Against Dementia. Both of our experts gave great tips on how to help someone with dementia when out in the community.

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Join Dementia Chats – Offering FREE Educational Insights on Dementia While Building Community

Join Dementia Chats –

Tuesday Feb. 10th, 2010

FREE Educational Insights on Dementia While Building Community

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We start at 3pm EST, 2pm CST, 1pm MST, 12pm PST and 5pm London time

DC_ENTER_WEBINAR_click_here_to_enter_webinarBring your questions and thoughts to discuss with our experts who are living with dementia. 

Meet Harry Urban and Robert Bowles our experts who will join us. 

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Talk With Those Diagnosed With Dementia On

Dementia Chats Tuesday Jan. 27th, 2015

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The Webinar Goes Live At:

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

All Webinars Are FREE And Archived For Viewing Later As Well.

Bring your questions or comments on any topic pertaining to dementia or care partnering.  Our experts living with dementia are always open to sharing their insights to improve our dementia care culture.

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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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Dementia: Keeping Safe In Todays World – Project Life Saver

Keeping Safe In Todays World –

Project Life Saver

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For World Alzheimer’s Month Alzheimer’s Speaks Radio has done several additional programs, but todays show will be a full two hour show dedicated to “Keeping Safe in Todays World.  We will be highlighting Project Life Saver and how it can be utilized to live safely.

project lifesaver logoOur Guests Today Include:

project lifesafer gene suanders photoChief Executive Officer and Founder of Project Lifesaver International,

Gene Saunders

Mara Botonis Head ShotAuthor Mara Botonis of “When Caring Takes Courage”

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rick phelps with samRick Phelps, diagnosed with dementia and founder of “Memory People”

& Author of “While I still Can”

MP final logoharry_urban Harry Urban, diagnosed with dementia and founder of “Forget Me Not” on Facebook

forget_me_not_logo_finall_030613Michael Ellenbogen, diagnosed with dementia and national advocate & Author of “From The Corner Office To Alzheimer’s”

michael_ellenbogen_videoEveryone is welcome to join the conversation on this very important topic. You can use the chat box or call in live to communicate with us.

We would also appreciate your efforts to share this episode with family, friends and colleagues on FaceBook, Google Circles, LinkedIn, Twitter and more.

For additional information on dementia and caregiving check out

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Learn About The New Dementia Mentors Program on Alzheimer’s Speaks Radio

Learn About The Newly Launched

Dementia Mentors Program &

Food, Nutrition and Aging

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We go live on Tuesday at 11am EST, 10am CST 9am MST, 8am PST and 4pm London time.

Tuesday we will have talk with some of the foundering members of Dementia Mentors: Gary Joseph LeBlanc, Richard Taylor, Michael Neuvirth and Harry Urban. Dementia Mentors was built to help those newly diagnosed understand their life is not over, by connecting them with a mentor who has been living successfully with the disease himself. This is a fantastic program and resourceful website which will help people around the world.

Call in and join the conversation (714) 364-4757

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Our second guest will be Alzheimer’s Research and Prevention Foundation (ARPF) Scientific Advisory Council Member, Karen Koffler, M.D., will speak on Food and Nutrition. Dr. Koffler is the Medical Director of Canyon Ranch Miami Beach and will be answering questions like “what effects does food have on us as we age?

Call in and join the conversation (714) 364-4757

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or email them at: info@alzheimersprevention.org
or call at: 1-888-908-5766

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or email Dr Koffler at kkoffler@canyonranch.com

or call at:  305 514-7216

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