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Singing and Celebrating Dementia Side By Side

Alzheimer’s Speaks Radio on Thursday, Jan 17th, 2019 at:

2pm EST, 1pm CST, 12pm MST, 11am PST and 7pm London time.

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Lori La Bey, founder of Alzheimer’s Speaks Radio chats with Simon McDermott, the son of Teddy, who goes by the nickname “The Songaminute Man.”  Teddy was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s in 2013. This father and son teams carpool karaoke videos went viral across the globe raising over £150,000 for the Alzheimer’s Society. Learn how music reunited a son and father and affect people around the globe.  Simon and Ted even won the Pride of Britain Award for raising dementia awareness. 

Contact Simon McDermott

FaceBook:   www.facebook.com/songaminute

Website:  www.songaminuteman.com

YouTube:  https://www.youtube.com/TheSongaminuteMan

Twitter: @songaminute

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Personal Messaging & Music to Improve the Lives of Those With Dementia

Alzheimer’s Speaks Radio Speaks 

Improving Quality of Life for Those Living with Dementia

with Memesto and Alzheimer’s Music Connect

Airs Tuesday, August 28th, 2018 

2pm EST, 1pm CST, 12pm MST, 11am PST and 7pm London

Lori La Bey, host and founder of Alzheimer’s Speaks Radio will talk with Zach Gordon, a RN and inventor of the Memesto Program and Ron Gregory, the founder of Alzheimer’s Music Connect.  We will discuss both men’s businesses which are improving life for those living with a variety of forms of dementia.  Find out how these tools can assist your loved one and or your clients.

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from the Alzheimer’s Speaks Facebook Page

Contact Memesto

    Website:   www.memesto.com

     Email:  zach.gordon@memesto.com

     Phone:  (269) 759-8235

Contact Alzheimer’s Music Connect

      Website: www.alzheimersmusicconnect.com

      Products are also available on Amazon

 





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3 Board Certified Music Therapists Share Their Amazing New Book

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Three Board Certified Music Therapists join us to discuss

their new book “Music, Memory and Meaning.”

Tuesday, December 19th at 2pm EST, 1pm CST,12pm MST,11am PST and 7pm London

Dementia – Music, Memory and Meaning

Our radio host, Lori La Bey of Alzheimer’s Speaks will be interviewing three board certified music therapists: Tara Jenkins, Meredith Hamons and Cathy Befi-Hensel; who are the authors of the new amazing book “Music, Memory and Meaning.”

Join the conversation by calling in (323) 870-4602, or use the chat box to talk with us.

Contact Our Guests:

You can purchase our book on Amazon. 

If you have questions, feedback, or would like to stay connected with “Music, Memory, and Meaning” and our upcoming events connect with us on Facebook. 

If you are local to the Austin, TX area and are interested in music therapy services contact us.

Phone: 512-422-9694

I can’t put into words how humbled and honored I am to be named one of fourteen people, picked by Oprah and her team as a 2018, “Health Hero.” Being mentioned twice in one year in the “O” magazine is just down right amazing.

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There will be much to share in the near future!

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Chair Yoga For Dementia

Chair Yoga For Dementia

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Stacie Dooreck was born vegetarian with a yogic upbringing and teaching yoga since 1994. She is author of SunLight Chair Yoga: yoga for everyone! books and DVD and created the SunLight Chair Yoga: yoga for everyone! teacher trainings. Stacie teaches for assisted-living homes, companies, libraries and community centers in Bay Area CA and teaches her chair yoga teacher trainings at various ashrams.

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Email: info@sunlightyoga.com

Tel: 415.68.YOGA.8 (415.689.6428)

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Today we had an interesting conversation regarding communication.  You will here from those diagnosed and what they think about all the tips given by “Professionals” to communicate with them.  You will gain insights which will help you care better.  Learn how their senses change, how their emotions and behaviors are affect by their surroundings and how that impacts them in their daily living.

Thank You To Our Experts Living With Dementia:

Michael Ellenbogen, Paulan Gordon, Truthful Loving Kindness, Brian LeBlanc, Laurie Scherrer, Mary Howard, Susan Suchan and Harry Urban

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Libraries Offer Memory Minders: A Kit for Caregivers!

Now available at

Ramsey County Library in Roseville and Shoreview:

Memory Minders: A Kit for Caregivers!

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 Memory Minders are specially created for caregivers

caring for people experiencing memory loss

MMkits_2The materials in these kits are specifically selected to spark memories, create conversation and provide positive and engaging interactions between people with Alzheimer’s and Dementia and their care partners. The kits are divided into high, middle and low activity levels.

Each Memory Minder kit is unique and features an interactive activity for use with those with memory loss (such as a puzzle, bingo, games or conversation cards), a book with colorful illustrations created for individuals with memory loss, a cd with music to soothe and spark memory, and A Caregiver’s Guide to Dementia by Laura Gitlin, which explores the use of activities and other techniques to prevent, reduce and otherwise manage the behavioral symptoms of dementia.

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The Memory Minder Kits are available at the Ramsey County Library in Roseville and Shoreview, and be checked out for three weeks. The kits are renewable and requestable via the library’s catalog at www.rclreads.org.

These kits were created out of a unique partnership between:

Ramsey County Library, Roseville Alzheimer’s & Demential Community Action Team, and sponsorships by Cherrywood Pointe, Lyngblomsten, Sunrise Senior Living, New Perspectives Senior Living, and the Friends of Ramsey County Library.

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Ramsey County Library – Shoreview

4560 Victoria St. N.

Shoreview, MN 55126

651-724-6006

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Musician’s Record 4 Songs on Dementia & Caregiving

Dementia/Alzheimer’s Awareness Songs

bakhus_4_songs_coverBakhus Saba, a caregiver himself for his mother with dementia and his musicians Friends co-wrote 4 Songs to help advocate for Dementia/Alzheimer’s. They are now available on CD Baby -4 Artist’s come together to bring awareness to Dementia/Alzheimer’s through music. John Law sings (The Laws) Still a Child a song on how difficult it is to place a loved one in Long term care. You Are Here Karen Morand sings a song about Younger Onset. Joan Charette sings Love is the Cure a song about couples facing the challenges of Alzheimer’s, and David Light Sings Stay for a Little While bringing out the message how visits by Children to loved ones living with Dementia is so important in their daily lives.

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Music to Our Ears – Dementia Care

Music to Our Ears –

Those Diagnosed with Dementia Care and Those That Care For them

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Tuesday, April 12th, 2016 – Click Above

2:00pm EST, 1:00pm CST, 12:00pm MST, 11:00am PST and 7:00pm London Time

Today I’m thrilled to have Tryn Rose Seley back with us. There is so much chatter about dementia and music these days so we will ask Tryn Rose, about her thoughts on music.  Does music really add to quality of life, or is it just extra and frill that we can do without?  We will also find out some of Tryn’s favorite music sources.

Contact Tryn Rose Seley:

Tryn Rose Seley, Author, “15 Minutes of Fame/Empowering Caregivers of Those with Alzheimer’s”

caregiverheart.com / link to PDF or Kindle version on amazon.com 

App Designer and Author: “Alzheimer’s Story Starters” for Android on appszoom.com – Free

Search “Story Starters” for the ‘blue books’ icon

facebook.com/caregiverheart

https://twitter.com/trynrose

www.linkedin.com/in/trynrose

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