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Texas State University Offers Dementia and Aging Studies

Alzheimer’s Speaks Radio Guest is

Dr. Chris Johnson, Clinical Professor of Sociology at Texas State University

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Lori La Bey, host of Alzheimer’s Speaks Radio talks with Dr. Chris Johnson, Clinical Professor of Sociology at Texas State University. Dr. Johnson developed the new 33-hour M.S. course, Dementia and Aging Studies which is an online degree program. Dr. Johnson received his PhD is from Iowa State University in Sociology with a focus on Aging and Social Psychology. He also was the Director of Gerontology at University of Louisiana for 27 years. Feel free to call in while we are live if you have any questions regarding the program.

Contact Dr. Chris Johnson via:

http://www.gradcollege.txstate.edu/programs/msda.html

http://www.soci.txstate.edu/Graduate-Degree/msda.html

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Today our Dementia Chats Experts, those diagnosed and living with cognitive impairment, discuss what they would like to see their communities provide them to show they are truly a “Dementia Friendly Business or Communities.”  You will find great tips for businesses and communities to consider.

Our experts today are: Michael Ellenbogen, Laurie Scherrer, Bob Savage and Truthful Loving Kindness. Lori La Bey, founder of Alzheimer’s Speaks facilitates the conversation. Lori can be reached at or visit Alzheimer’s Speaks website.

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. We have been doing this series since 2012.

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New M.S. in Dementia and Aging Studies – Texas State University

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Thursday July 10th, 2018

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

Today Lori La Bey, host of Alzheimer’s Speaks Radio will talk with Dr. Chris Johnson, Clinical Professor of Sociology at Texas State University who developed the new 33 hour M.S. in Dementia and Aging Studies, which is available online. They will discuss why this program is unique and so badly needed in the United States.  They will look at dementia as a disability with abilities, dementia citizenship and why Person-Centered Care is a myth in America.

Contact Dr. Chris Johnson:

http://www.gradcollege.txstate.edu/programs/msda.html

http://www.soci.txstate.edu/Graduate-Degree/msda.html





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