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Learn How One Death Doula Is Supporting The Whole Family

Nicole Matarazzo, Death Doula – Supporting Dignity at the End of Life

Alzheimer’s Speaks Radio shifting dementia care from crisis to comfort around the world one episode at a time by raising all voices and delivering sounds news, not just sound bites.

Tuesday – Feb. 18th, 2020 at 2pm EST, 1pm CST, 12pm MST, 11am PST & 7pm London and on the 18th at 6am in Australia

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Alzheimer’s Speaks Radio – shifting dementia care from crisis to comfort around the world one episode at a time by raising all voices and delivering sounds news, not just sound bites since 2011.

Today our host, Lori La Bey talks with Nicole Matarazzo who is a Death Doula.  NIcole will explain to us the types of services one can expect if they decide to engage the services of a death doula.  We will be discussing End of Life Plans (EOL) and why they are so important to have.  Come learn and feel free to call in with your questions.

Call in with your questions or comments (323) 870-4602

All shows on Alzheimer’s Speaks Radio are accessible to listen to at anytime to once they go live – Enjoy.

Contact Nicole Matarazzo

Website:   www.endoflifepathways.com

Email:  nmatarazzo4@gmail.com

Phone: 860-965-7548

Tips Lori La Bey Wished Someone Gave Here Early on in Her Journey with Her Mother

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Our topic is confusion when dealing with dementia. Our experts living with dementia give us wonderful real life examples of how and when confusion occurs in their lives and how they dealing with it. They talk about routines, anxiety, depression, executive function, cognitive crutches and so much more. Families, professionals along with others living with dementia will find this video very informative. Please feel free to share with others and subscribe to Alzheimer’s Speaks Youtube channel.

Dementia Chats – Those Living with Dementia Talk Openly

Upcoming Public Event Lori La Bey Will Be At

Book Your Next Event, Staff/Management or Family Training for 2020 & 2021 with Lori La Bey today! Consulting and Mentoring also Available.

See What Others Have Say About Lori La Bey

I want to echo the thanks and appreciation of my colleagues… Your presentations were movingly authentic, fully engaging and wonderfully informative. Thank you for all that you are doing, and all that you’ve done for us!

Carla Koehl, Director of Community RelationsArtis Senior Living of Lexington

 “Feedback from the conference planning committee and our leadership team was extremely positive. Many attendees commented that she was one of the best speakers they had heard.” 

Pat Sylvia, Director of Education & Member Development LeadingAge WA

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This Is Great Gift Idea For A Family Dealing With Dementia

Parental Dementia – A guide through all the difficult questions. Author Keith Galas, is an Executive Director with 20 years’ experience and has helped families with all their difficult questions. Every chapter in the book covers a question he gets most from families.

Parental Dementia – A guide through all the difficult questions is available through Amazon, Walmart and Barnes and Noble, but if you go to www.parentaldementia.com  all Alzheimer’s Speaks listeners can get a discount by using the code word, Lori.

Available in eBook now as well

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Finding Balance

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Hospice – The “H” Word. Let’s Have a Discussion. What Are Your Thoughts?

Alzheimer’s Speaks Radio Talks with

Tina Ketchie Stearns

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Lori La Bey, host of Alzheimer’s Speaks Radio will have a down to earth conversation with Tina Ketchie Stearns about the “H Word,” Hospice.  They will discuss why the hospice ribbon say “It’s About How You LIVE.”  We think you will find this a very interesting topic and one that has a lot of myths and stigma attached to it.

Contact Tina Ketchie Stearns

Email –  tina@itsabouthowyoulive.com

Websitehttps://www.itsabouthowyoulive.com/

Phone – 336-655-0200

 

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See what LeadingAge has to say

about Lori La Bey

 “Feedback from the conference planning committee and our leadership team was extremely positive. Many attendees commented that she was one of the best speakers they had heard.” 

Pat Sylvia, Director of Education & Member Development LeadingAge Washington

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Whats Does Father’s Day Feel and Look Like From Heaven?

What Does Father’s Day

Feel and Look Like

From Heaven?

By Lori La Bey, Founder of Alzheimer’s Speaks

Dear Dad,

You have been gone now for 15 years and my heart still sinks at the thought of the loss of you.  This Father’s Day was even harder as I was up at the lake, preparing your beautiful home for sale. As packed and organized things this weekend I thought… What Does Father’s Day Feel and Look Like From Heaven?

Do you feel my loss?

Do you feel how much I love you?

Do you know how much you meant to me and still do?

Do you realize all you taught me?

Do you see the tears run down my face?

Do hear me sniffling as I talk to you wanting so badly your advice or a comforting hug?

Do you watch me struggle?

Do you see me succeed?

Do you smile when I am joyful?

Do you miss me as much as I miss you?

Do I make you proud?

Does your soul ache to be together at times, like mine does?

Do you experience emotions like we have here on earth?

Are you peaceful and content where you are?

Is heaven really as wonderful as they say?

Do watch down on me or have your flown away?

I hope you know what a wonderful Dad you were to me.  So Dad, what does Father’s Day look like and feel like from heaven?

Your loving daughter,

Lori

 

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Sky Factory Offers Relaxation & Comfort

In A Variety Of Environments

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Join us today, Friday at: 2:00pm EST, 1:00pm CST, 12:00pm MST, 11:00am PST 

and 7:00pm London Time

Today we have Ray Ward from the Sky Factory, who will share this fabulous technology which creates a relaxing environment most anywhere.  Here from Deb Bland with Polar Ridge to her thoughts as a Marketing Director of an Assisted Living and Memory Care Community.

Reach Ray Ward Below:

rayw@skyfactory.com

641-919-5529(m)

641-472-1747 ext 211

Alzheimer’s Speaks Resource Website

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Important Announcement – Dementia Chats Webinars Changes Time

Important Announcement 

Dementia Chats Webinars Changes Time

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The 2nd and 4th Tuesday of Each Month NOW AT:

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

Click Here To Directly Enter The Webinar

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For More Resources and Information on Dementia and Caregiving

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Alzheimer’s Speaks Radio – Join Us to Discuss Dementia/Care Farms Plus The Author Of “Don’t Leave Yet”

Alzheimer’s Speaks Radio -Tuesday June 23rd, 2015

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

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Join Us to Discuss Dementia/Care Farms Plus The Author Of “Don’t Leave Yet”

Welcome to Alzheimer’s Speaks Radio.  We are thrilled you are going to join us. Please know on all of our shows we love to hear from our listeners. So feel free to call in or use the chat box to talk to us.

Today we have Maarten Fischer a Dutch Native who moved to Montana and will explain the concept of Dementia/Care Farms. Maarten has been involved in “Multifunctional Agriculture,” including “Care Farms.” In the Netherlands they are the largest sources of day programs with over 1500 farms empowering  30.000 clients on an annually.   Contact Maarten via:  Website or call  406-752-3697

Also joining the conversation will be Eilon Caspi Ph.D., Gerontologist & Dementia Behavior Specialist. Check his Website or his blog

Our second guest will be Constance Hanstedt author of “Don’t Leave Yet, How My Mother’s Alzheimer’s Opened My Heart,” which was named a finalist in the National Indie Excellence Awards for memoir. Contact Constance

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For More Resources on Dementia and Caregiving go to Alzheimer’s Speaks.

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Join Us For Dementia Chats Tuesday

Join Us For Dementia Chats Tuesday

DC_HQ_062714_solidyellow2 color photosDementia Chats™ was created with the intention to educate people living with dementia; their care partners both family and friends as well as professionals and advocates. Our Experts are those diagnosed with dementia.

Tuesday June 9th, 2015 – 3pm EST, 2pm CST, 1pm MST, 12pm PST and 8am London Time

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To Learn More About Dementia Chats or to Watch Past Webinars

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SAGE Memory Test You Can Do Yourself

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Self-Administered Gerocognitive Exam

“What we found was that this SAGE, self-administered test correlated very well with the very detailed cognitive testing,” said Dr. Douglas Scharre of Wexner Medical Center at Ohio State University.  Click here for the full article on CBS New York. This is an interesting article and you can download for different versions of the test for FREE!.  Click here to get the downloads.

Mod Alzheimer’s patients may qualify for these research studies

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Carolyn Rosenblatt Author of

“The Family Guide to Aging Parents”

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on Alzheimer’s Speaks Radio Tuesday

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

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Tuesday we will be lucky to have Carolyn Rosenblatt, author of “The Family Guide to Aging Parents: Answers to Your Legal, Financial and Healthcare Questions.”  She has over 45 years of experience in nursing and her legal practice.

Carolyn Rosenbllatt husband Mikol DavieDr. Davis is a clinical psychologist with over 40 years of experience in mental health.  He has helped hundreds of individuals, families and couples deal with relationship issues. He has a particular interest in elders and the issues of aging as it affects families.  He evaluates elders for capacity for decision-making and is skilled in assessing and diagnosing financial capacity in those with cognitive impairment.

Alzheimer’s Speaks Radio loves raising everyone’s voice regarding Dementia and Caregiving, so feel free to join us live by calling in to talk with us or using the chat box to communicate with us. What questions do you have for our guest?

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www.AgingParents.com or            Carolyn Rosenblatt logo AgingParentsCom HiContrast

www.AgingInvestor.com 

Phone: 415 459-0413

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Recording of Today’s Dementia Chats

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Click Above to Watch The Session From May 12th, 2015

Today we had a great discussion about new ideas and getting them implemented, allowing the voice of those with dementia to be fully heard and not censored, great videos on sign language for those with dementia by www.DementiaDaze.com, and tips for eating and greeting those with dementia. Lots of great information shared today.

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