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Join Dementia Chats This Afternoon! It’s a FREE Webinar

A Recorded Conversation With Those Diagnosed

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It’s FREE & Easy!   CLICK HERE to watch the webinar

We discussed how to live better with dementia. What can others do to help. We discussed the Memory Impairment cards many use; as well as some different dementia initiatives both grassroots and medical models.

Meet Our Team

Our Experts Actually Have Dementia

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Harry Urban , Founder of “Forget Me Not,” a closed support group on Facebook for those with dementia, their care partners, professionals and advocates.

 

 

 

Driving Steve Ponath

 

Steve 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.

 

 

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Dena 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.

Dementia Chats Hosts

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Lori 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.

 

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Elion Caspi, has a website called Aggression Between Residents with Dementia He 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.

 

 

For more information on dementia

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Dementia Chats – FREE Webinar Today 3pm EST

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Dementia Chats Webinar

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Today we talked about the Purple Angel symbol and movement, the NAPA meeting and Dementia Friendly Communities and what they are.

Voices of Those Diagnosed

with Dementia

Dementia 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.

Next Live Session To Be Tuesday May 13th, 2014

All sessions are recorded and archived below.

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

The 2nd & 4th Tuesdays each Month

Our Experts Actually Have Dementia

harry Urban

Harry Urban , Founder of “Forget Me Not,” a closed support group on Facebook for those with dementia, their care partners, professionals and advocates.

 

 

Driving Steve Ponath

Steve 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.

 

 

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Dena 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.Michael just finished writing his book outlining my experience with Alzheimer’s.

For other Resources on Dementia and Caregiving

Check Out our Website Below

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Dementia Chats Recorded Episode from April 22nd

Recorded Dementia Chats Episode from April 22nd

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This was a great conversation with the Partnership in Dementia Care PiDC Alliance who was conducting a survey on how to improve dementia care in the future.  Listen in or feel free to contact them with your comments to the following questions.

1.            What do you need to live well with dementia?

2.            What do you need in your community to live well with dementia?

3.            As you move forward in your dementia journey, what will you need to live well with dementia?

4.            What would an ideal care experience look like for you?

or contact

Sian Lockwood
Knowledge Translation Specialist
Partnerships in Dementia Care (PiDC) Alliance
University of Waterloo, LHS 1618C
Waterloo, ON, Canada N2L 3G1

519-888-4567 ext 35280
www.uwaterloo.ca/pidc

For more resources on dementia and caregiving

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Join Dementia Chats FREE Webinar on Tuesday the 22nd

Join 

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FREE Educational Webinar

on Tuesday April 22nd

3-m EST, 2pmCST, 1pm MST, 12pm PST and 8pm Lodon

Learn more about Dementia Chats Here

I know about the Dementia Chats and just want to join you! 

Click HERE To Enter!

Come and talk with our experts who have been diagnosed with dementia.

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For additional resources on Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias and how to care for those diagnosed, check out our website below.

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Click Below For The Recorded Session

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Today we discussed:

The Easter holiday coming up.

What has changed since the diagnosis of dementia for celebrating the holidays?

Getting in home services?  How does that work?

Technology – how do you handle all the changes?

Support groups – Are they helpful?  does family have their own groups?

For Additional Resources on Dementia

and Caregiving

Check Out Alzheimer’s Speaks website below

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Join the FREE Dementia Chats Webinar

Tuesday April 8th

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Click Above for more details and past

recorded sessions.

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

8pm London time

Enter as a guest.  No password is needed.

Come with your questions and prepare to share your thoughts with others.  It’s amazing what we learn from those living with dementia.

For information and resources on Dementia and Caregiving check out Alzheimer’s Speaks website below.

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Join Dementia Chats Tuesday – FREE Webinar –

Ask Those With Dementia Your Questions

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NO PASSWORD IS NEEDED

We start at 3pm EST, 2pm CST, 1pm MST, 12pm PST and 8pm London time

Please note there has been an upgrade to the system so it may ask you to click to update your software, which is free and only takes a few seconds.

For past sessions you can CLICK HERE

 

For additional information on dementia and caregiving go to our website below.

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