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Making Family Visits Easier

Thursday – June 17th, 2021 – 2pm EDT, 1pm CDT, 12pm MDT, 11am PDT & 7pm London BST, 8pm South Africa SAST, and on the 18th at 4am in Australia AEST

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Our Host, Lori La Bey will be talking with Layne Mayer and Katherine Magee the co-creators of VISIT, a subscription activity kit.  They have packaged thoughtful games, activities, and guidance to help families and friends create positive interaction with loved ones living with Alzheimer’s and dementia.

Call in to ask questions or make comments regarding our conversation.

(323) 870-4602

Contact The Visit Kit:

Website:  https://thevisitkit.com/

Facebook,  Twitter, Instagram & LinkedIn:   @thevisitkit

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Dementia Chats is a series of video conversations where we talk with the true experts on dementia, those living with a diagnosis. Lori La Bey, founder of Alzheimer’s Speaks facilitates a conversation and is amazed by every conversation what she learns about life with dementia. She encourages everyone not only to watch these videos, but to include those living with dementia in conversations and to listen closely to their insights. They know dementia better than anyone.

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For a Complete List of Dementia Chats Videos – Click Here

Register for a Live Demo Tour of Dementia Map on Zoom!

Upcoming Public Events Lori La Bey Will Be At:

Lori La Bey Can Help Your Organization Switch To Virtual Presentations For Staff Trainings, Family Support, Perspective Clients and Support Gatherings.

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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Find A Memory Café In Your Area

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Grateful For Bob Savage Sharing His Journey Living with Dementia

Live Thursday – Nov 26th, 2020 -2pm EST, 1pm CST, 12pm MST, 11am PST & 6pm London, 8pm South Africa and on the 30th at 5am in Australia AET

Watch Bob Savage Tell His Story of Living with Dementia

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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.

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of Dementia Map Global Resource Directory with Lori La Bey

Due to the great response we are getting to Dementia Map, we are making it easier for people to learn more about all the features of the site. We have set up group sessions for individuals and organizations to attend and learn more about how to maximize your exposure through Dementia Map.

Learn how and why this directory is critical to those living with dementia, their family & friends, as well as professionals in the industry.

Register for a Live Demo Tour of Dementia Map on Zoom!

Today Lori La Bey, founder of Dementia Chats and Alzheimer’s Speaks facilitates a conversation with the true experts, those living with a diagnosis of dementia. Lori has always understood the importance of listening to those living with an illness and she wants to share their voices with you.

The Impact of a Change in Diagnosis

Accepting Dementia in Your Life

For a Complete List of Dementia Chats Videos – Click Here

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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Lori La Bey Can Help Your Organization Switch To Virtual Presentations For Staff Trainings, Family Support, Perspective Clients and Support Gatherings.

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                                            Diana Pierce and Lori La Bey

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Find A Memory Café In Your Area

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Honest, Hopeful and Brilliant Insights on Living with Dementia with Valerie Schache

Thursday – Oct 15th, 2020 2pm EST, 1pm CST, 12pm MST, 11am PST & 6pm London, 8pm South Africa and on the 16th at 5am in Australia AET

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Lori La Bey talks with Valerie G Schache who is 68, and a feisty community physio farmer who was diagnosed with dementia at the age of 63. The two have a very interesting conversation about being diagnosed, treatment acceptance and awareness and so much more. You will enjoy the conversation and insight Valerie provides to those of us trying to understand the impact of dementia on one’s life and how we can improve support and services.

Bonus Conversation on End of Life Below

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.

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Contact Valerie G Schache:

Facebook: Val’s Journey Dementia  https://www.facebook.com/groups/valsjourneywithatypicaldementia

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RESEARCH SURVEY Caregiver Burnout & Dementia

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Lori La Bey Can Help Your Organization Switch To Virtual Presentations For Staff Trainings, Family Support, Perspective Clients and Support Gatherings.

Accepting Dementia in Your Life

2 FREE SERVICE OFFERS BELOW

For a Complete List of Dementia Chats Videos – Click Here

We would love to here your thoughts and comments on this tip.

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

For More Testimonial

                                            Diana Pierce and Lori La Bey

Downloadable Tips Below

Find A Memory Café In Your Area

Push Dementia Forward – Participate!

Gains Alzheimer's Trail - Premiere on Alzheimer's Speaks YouTube Channel

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Sarah Ashton – Part 2 of Her Dementia Story

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.

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In Case You Missed Part 1

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Lori La Bey founder of Alzheimer’s Speaks Radio talks with Sarah Ashton was diagnosed with early onset dementia at the age of 57. At that time, Sarah was working as a senior district manager for New South Wales Health in the Mid North Coast. Her position responsibilities included District Management for Accreditation, Risk Management Consumer Advocacy and Legislative Compliance.

Overnight, Sarah lost her job and most of her friends as her diagnosis became known. For the past few years, Sarah has been working as an advocate for Dementia Australia. She also sits on the National Dementia Advisory Council.

Contact Sarah Ashton

Email: SarahAAshton@BigPond.com or sesashton1@yahoo.com

Phone: 61-0468-635-816

FaceBook: Joining the Dots for Dementia

Support Alzheimer’s Speaks work by Downloading the Song “Clarion Call” by the Mark Arneson Band featuring Mia Dorr on your favorite msuic APP.

Lori La Bey Can Help Your Organization Switch To Virtual Presentations For Staff Trainings, Family Support, Perspective Clients and Support Gatherings.

Accepting Dementia in Your Life

2 FREE SERVICE OFFERS BELOW

For a Complete List of Dementia Chats Videos – Click Here

We would love to here your thoughts and comments on this tip.

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

For More Testimonial

                                            Diana Pierce and Lori La Bey

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Find A Memory Café In Your Area

Push Dementia Forward – Participate!

Gains Alzheimer's Trail - Premiere on Alzheimer's Speaks YouTube Channel

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Sarah Ashton on Diagnosis, Disruption, and Finding New Purpose

Thursday – Sept. 3rd, 2020 – 2pm ET, 1pm CT, 12pm MT, 11am PT & 6pm London, 8pm South Africa and on the 28th at 5am in Australia AET

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.

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Watch Part 2 of the Interview Below

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Lori La Bey founder of Alzheimer’s Speaks Radio talks with Sarah Ashton was diagnosed with early onset dementia at the age of 57. At that time, Sarah was working as a senior district manager for New South Wales Health in the Mid North Coast. Her position responsibilities included District Management for Accreditation, Risk Management Consumer Advocacy and Legislative Compliance.

Overnight, Sarah lost her job and most of her friends as her diagnosis became known. For the past few years, Sarah has been working as an advocate for Dementia Australia. She also sits on the National Dementia Advisory Council.

Contact Sarah Ashton

Email: SarahAAshton@BigPond.com or sesashton1@yahoo.com

Phone: 61-0468-635-816

FaceBook: Joining the Dots for Dementia

Support Alzheimer’s Speaks work by Downloading the Song “Clarion Call” by the Mark Arneson Band featuring Mia Dorr on your favorite msuic APP.

You or a loved one may be eligible for the study if you:

Lori La Bey Can Help Your Organization Switch To Virtual Presentations For Staff Trainings, Family Support, Perspective Clients and Support Gatherings.

Accepting Dementia in Your Life

2 FREE SERVICE OFFERS BELOW

For a Complete List of Dementia Chats Videos – Click Here

We would love to here your thoughts and comments on this tip.

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

For More Testimonial

                                            Diana Pierce and Lori La Bey

Downloadable Tips Below

Find A Memory Café In Your Area

Push Dementia Forward – Participate!

Gains Alzheimer's Trail - Premiere on Alzheimer's Speaks YouTube Channel

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Living a Grateful Life even when Diagnosed with Dementia

Tuesday – Aug. 11th, 2020 – 2pm ET, 1pm CT, 12pm MT, 11am PT & 6pm London, 8pm South Africa and on the 12th at 5am in Australia AET

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.

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Lori La Bey talks with Christine Thelker has been a guest of Alzheimer’s speaks Radio before and we are thrilled to have her back!  Christine has been living with Dementia since the age of 55.  Today we discuss her book “For This I Am Grateful” and she shows us you can live well with a dementia.

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Contact  Christine Thelker  

FaceBook:  Chrissy’s Journey        

Email

Purchase:

For This I Am Grateful          

Amazon          

Barnes & Noble

Support Alzheimer’s Speaks work by Downloading the Song “Clarion Call” by the Mark Arneson Band featuring Mia Dorr on your favorite msuic APP.

You or a loved one may be eligible for the study if you:

  • Are 55 to 80 years old
  • Have been diagnosed with mild to moderate Alzheimer’s disease
  • Have a caregiver or family member who will attend study visits, report on daily activities and oversee medication use

Lori La Bey Can Help Your Organization Switch To Virtual Presentations For Staff Trainings, Family Support, Perspective Clients and Support Gatherings.

Accepting Dementia in Your Life

2 FREE SERVICE OFFERS BELOW

For a Complete List of Dementia Chats Videos Click Here

We would love to here your thoughts and comments on this tip.

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

For More Testimonial

                                            Diana Pierce and Lori La Bey

Downloadable Tips Below

Find A Memory Café In Your Area

Push Dementia Forward – Participate!

Gains Alzheimer's Trail - Premiere on Alzheimer's Speaks YouTube Channel

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A Voice That Needs To Be Heard – Advocating While Living with Dementia

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Today Lori La Bey has an honest conversation with Christine Thelker a powerhouse advocating for dementia, which is personal to her, as she has been diagnosed with dementia.  Tune in.

Learn about life with dementia, Christine’s insights to Covid 19 along with the advocacy work sheis doing with Dementia Advocacy Canada and Dementia Alliance International.

Please leave a comment.  We would love to hear from.

Get Great Insights and

Feel Empowered

Tuesday – March 31st, 2020 2pm EST, 1pm CST, 12pm MST, 11am PST & 6pm London, 8pm South Africa and on the April 1st at 5am in Australia AET

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Contact Christine Thelker:          

Dementia Alliance International          

Email           

Join DAI           

Dementia Advocacy Canada

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.

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

Lori La Bey Can Help Your Organization Switch To Virtual Presentations For Staff Trainings, Family Support, Perspective Clients and Support Gatherings.

Finding Gratitude During Difficult Times

Click Below To Watch Dementia Quick Tip #9

We would love to here your thoughts and comments on this tip.

Click Below To Watch the Video on Suicide and Right to Die

Dementia Chats – Those Living with Dementia Talk Openly

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

For More Testimonial

                                            Diana Pierce and Lori La Bey

Downloadable Tips Below

Find A Memory Café In Your Area

Push Dementia Forward – Participate!

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Living with 2 Sets of the APOE4 Gene – How Kelly is Embracing the Life She Was Given

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.

Click Below To Watch the Interview with Kelly Bone

Kelly Bone on Alzheimer’s Speaks Radio Talking About Her Life with Dementia.

Today Lori La Bey, host of Alzheimer’s Speaks Radio talks with Kelly Bone who is 58 years old and was diagnosed with Early Onset Alzheimer’s a year ago. Kelly’s family has a history of Alzheimer’s/dementia, plus through genetic testing she found she has two APOE4 genes. This is a conversation you don’t want to miss. Kelly is extremely open about her life and she still looks at her life as a cup 1/2 full, not 1/2 empty. She is a true inspiration as she lives her life as if she is dying.

Kelly’s Show Airs Thursday – Feb. 27th, 2020 at 2pm EST, 1pm CST, 12pm MST, 11am PST & 7pm London and on the 26th at 6am in Australia

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

Contact Kelly Bone:

Kelly’s Blog

Kelly’s Blog: https://kellysalzheimerasblog.net

Email: KellyBailk@yahoo.com

Kelly’s Tagline
All DemQTips Can Be Found On Alzheimer’s Speaks Youtube Channel

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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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                                            Diana Pierce and Lori La Bey

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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Dementia – Finding Comfort

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.

The Show Goes Live – Tuesday – Oct. 29th 2019 2pm EST, 1pm CST, 12pm MST, 11am PST & 7pm London and on the 31st at 6am in Australia

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Today Lori La Bey, host of Alzheimer’s Speaks Radio talks with Trish Laub’s whose care for her parents, one with Alzheimer’s disease shaped her into an expert through lived experiences. Trish learned more than she probably wanted to know on living with Alzheimer’s, dignified care, and end of life. She has a great book series you can check out below on her journey and experience caring for her parents. Join our live conversation Tuesday Oct 29th by utilizing the chat box or call in with your questions or comments at (323) 870-4602. We love to hear from our listeners!

Listen in. I know you will be glad you did!

Check Out Trish Laub’s Book Series

Contact Information on Trish Laub

Website:  www.trishlaub.com

Email: info@trishlaub.com

Upcoming Public Events with Lori La Bey

Coming to Reading & Lexington MA – Nov. 13th & 14th

Coming to Anniston, AL – Nov. 21st

Learn More or Schedule Your Next Event with Lori La Bey https://www.alzheimersspeaks.com/contact-us

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 WA

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World Dementia Council Requests Your Help

Complete Survey By Oct. 30th, 2019

                                            Diana Pierce and Lori La Bey

What Questions Do You Have For Those Living With Dementia?

Let Us Know and We Will Do a Chat on The Topic!

Juggling Dementia Care &

Finding Balance

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The Dominica Dementia Foundation

Tune in Thursday May 9th, 2019 at 2pm EST, 1pm CST, 12pm MST, 11am PST, 7pm London & in Australia on May 7th at 6am

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Lori La Bey host of Alzheimer’s Speaks Radio talks with Rianna Patterson is the Founder of the Dominica Dementia Foundation which specializes in assisting those living with a form of dementia. They provide support to those diagnosed and their family members and care partners.

Contact at Rianna Patterson at:

Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/DominicaDementiaFoundation

Website:  www.DominicaDementiaFoundation.org

Email: dominicadementiafoundation@gmail.com

Phone: +1 (767) 245-8372

Fight Alzheimer’s Together

Diana Pierce of “What’s Next with Diana Pierce” talks with Lori La Bey , CEO of Alzheimer’s Speaks helping us reframe our expectations to replace fear with HOPE!

Diana Pierce and Lori La Bey

Push Dementia Forward – Participate!


Digital Dementia Summit is online and FREE from May 20-26, 2019

Click Above to Register

Schedule Your Next Event with Lori La Bey https://www.alzheimersspeaks.com/contact-us

Upcoming Public Events with Lori La Bey

Friday, May 10th – 10:30am – 12:30pm

Film Screening & Talk Back

“A Timeless Love”

Gable Pines at Vadnais Heights      651-829-3171

1260 East Co. Rd. E, Vadnais Heights, MN 55110

Friday, May 17th  – 10:30am – 12:30pm

Educational Program 

“Shifting from Crisis to Comfort”

Gable Pines at Vadnais Heights      651-829-3171

1260 East Co. Rd. E, Vadnais Heights, MN 55110

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 WA

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Video Interviews with Those Living with Dementia

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