Posts Tagged ‘unconditional love’

Honoring Those Who Gave Unconditionally For The Rest Of Us

May we never forget those that so bravely served our country.

We are Thrilled Dementia Map has Been Shortlisted for the 2021 UK Health Radio Awards. What an honor!




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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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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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Join Alzheimer’s Speaks Radio – Open Mic & A Son’s Journey

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Open Mic & A Son’s Journey with His Mother

Tuesday July 22nd


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The first hour of the show we will have OPEN MIC.  Any questions or comments pertaining to dementia and caregiving are welcome.  I’m especially interested in your thoughts about some recent articles be written and getting attention which might have a negative affect on the dementia cause.

The show starts at 11am EST, 10am CST, 9am MST, 8am PST and 4pm London. 

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Compelled by unconditional love for his mother, a Stephen Hoag chronicles the tender, dramatic and humorous events that are part of the journey of caring for a parent with Alzheimer’s/dementia.

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Our second hour we will discuss “A Son’s Handbook” is the ten-year journey of a son as he cared for his mother with Alzheimer’s disease and dementia. Compelled by the love for his mother, author Stephen W. Hoag provides a tender, dramatic and often humorous account of the unforgettable years he shared with his mother as they faced the difficulties associated with her disease. His chronicled anecdotes and articulated moments will bring comfort to family members and care givers who must complete the daily tasks and overcome the obstacles accompanying the care of those afflicted with this illness.

There are approximately five million Americans who suffer from Alzheimer’s and dementia and the vast majority of these people rely on family members for their care.  There is no vaccine or procedure that will cure this disease that first takes the mind and then takes the body. Our only weapon against its is love. To be sure, one of the greatest manifestations and demonstrations of love that a person may experience in life is the caring for a parent with dementia.

Each experience described in this personal account led Stephen Hoag to write a “Son’s Rule” at the end of each chapter, a fitting approach to being forever positive and insightful in moments of great challenge.  You can reach Stephen Hoag at DRSWH@apl.com

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A Play You Must See – My Mother Has Four Noses

Are  You Dealing  With Someone

With Memory Loss?

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This Is A Play You Must See!

A Story of Dementia, Caregiving and

Unconditional Love

At the Guthrie’s Dowling Studio

December 16th and 17th shows start at 7:30pm


This one woman show by Jonatha Brookes, an award winning singer and song writer is so beautifully written and performed there should be a warning label with it, “Empty your bladder and bring Kleenex” because you will be brought to tears and lifted with joy as your belly aches from laughing.  You are going to adore her music and the magic in her messaging!

purchase_your_tickets_now_graphic_Jonatha’s mom did have four noses, and at least as many names. She was a published poet, a clown, a Christian Scientist and her eccentric personality shines throughout the play. In addition, she had Alzheimer’s disease. But in her final years, she raised her theatrics to a new level.

Together Jonatha and her mother share their passion for words and music.   Their unwavering sense of humor is the glue to their oh so special relationship. To this day, I can still hear Jonatha’s mother call out, “Boolie,” (Jonatha’s nic name) and my heart melts as I feel the warmth of their love portrayed in this play.

On December 17th, 2013,

A Bonus “Talk Back” session following the play which is an interactive discussion with the audience and key professionals in the in the industry. 

I hope you can join us!

This powerful one-woman musical show features acclaimed singer/songwriter Jonatha Brooke. It features ten new songs to complement the performance and  tells a very unusual love story of a mother and daughter.

My Mother Has Four Noses has played to sold out houses at:

Playwrights’ Center, MN,

the Warner Theater in Torrington, CT, and

World Café Live for the Philadelphia Fringe Festival.

Don’t Miss Your Chance to See It Here In Minnesota!

purchase_your_tickets_now_graphic_“I Hope To  See You There I’ll Be There Both Evenings.”

~ Lori La Bey

Hear from Jonatha herself about making an album, book and full production of her play ‘My Mother Has Four Noses’!

Check out some of Jonatha’s songs

Here is a link to an article the Jon Bream a journalist with the Star Tribune did back in August on Jonatha and the play.

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