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AlzAuthors – Changing Dementia Care Through the Written Word

Tuesday May 3rd – 2pm EST, 1pm CST, 12pm MST, 11am PST & 7pm London GMT, 9pm South Africa SAST, and on the May 4th at 6am in Australia AEDT

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Our Host, Lori La Bey will be talking with three cofounders of AlzAuthors.  Their organization has done a fantastic job coordinating over 300 authors who have written on dementia from many angles, and they are still growing. Today, Jean Lee, Vicki Tapia, and Marianne Sciucco will tell us what all they’ve been up to that past two years during Covid, as well as their future plans, as they continue to expand their footprint and provide support to families and professionals alike.

Contact AlzAuthors – www.AlzAuthors.com

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Dementia and the Arts is an Educational Panel where all levels of artists and all types are welcome. Our goal is to elevate panelists work and ability to create beauty in many forms. They will share examples of various types of art they participate in, how, and why they started, what they have learned, and what they personally get out of making art. Panelists, do not have to attend all sessions.

As you will see from the sample video above, conversations are comfortable, casual, and fascinating. We have so much to learn from one another. All recordings will be prerecorded and published to Alzheimer’s Speaks YouTube channel with a specific playlist channel for easy access. Each episode will be pushed out on Alzheimer’s Speaks social media channels as well.

Anyone living with dementia interested in participating, please reach out to Lori La Bey via email, or Private message her on FaceBook

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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.

For a Complete List of Dementia Chats Videos – Click Here

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

Upcoming Public Events Lori La Bey Will Be At:

Talk To Lori La Bey About Having A Screening & Talk Back of “A Timeless Love”

Prior Title Name Was “His Neighbor Phil”

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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The AlzAuthors Share Their Stories

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Visits with Five women From the AlzAuthors

Today we are lucky to have five women; Jean Lee, Ann Campanella, Kathryn Harrison, Marianne Sciucco and Vicki Tapia; who are part of the AlzAuthors, each will share their unique story with us and why they decided to join forces to assist others dealing with dementia.

Contact Info:

Jean Lee

Email:  jean@alzheimersdaughter.com

Twitter:  @JeanLee18

Blog – Alzheimer’s Daughter:   http://jeanllee.blogspot.com

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

Ann Campanella

Website:  www.anncampanella.com

Blog:  https://fieldsofgrace22.wordpress.com/

Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/anncampanella.author/

Twitter: @authorAnnC

Instagram: @horses_2nd_time_around

Kathryn Harrison

Website: weedsinnanasgarden.com

Email: kharrison@flipturnpublishing.com

Twitter: KathHarrisonArt

 

Marianne Sciucco

Email:  mariannesciucco@gmail.com

Vicki Tapia

Email: vicki.tapia@gmail.com

Facebook: facebook.com/SomebodyStoleMyIron

Twitter: @vicleetap

Dementia Cruise of Compassion & Camaraderie

We are honored by your response to our offering of the Dementia Friendly Symposium and Cruise and we are encouraging people to book their cabins before we are sold out!

For more details on the symposium and cruise go to https://alzheimersspeaks.com/cruise-with-us

Click here for the Symposium Program

Kathy Shoaf the travel agent handling the symposium and cruise can be reached at: 219-608-2002 or email her at Kathy.Shoaf@CruisePlanners.com

 

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Arthur’s Residential Care has sponsored and supported the Memory Cafe Concept from the beginning I brought it to the United States.  The minute I suggested they become involved in launching one they jumped with both feet in the water and have never looked back. ACR not only graciously gave us space for meetings, but provided treats and additional facilitators as our one group expanded to three.  They have been so progressive in staff dementia training and creating moments of joy for both their residents and their families; which I must admit brings a smile to my face and a warmth to my heat every time.  I am so blessed to witness their work.  Kudos Arthur’s Residential Care!

Lori La Bey, founder of Alzheimer’s Speaks

 

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University of Minnesota PhD candidate Heather Davila describes a survey to get input from people age 55+ family members, and professionals who work in the field of aging services about which aspects of “quality” in aging services matter most.

To take the survey go here: www.tinyurl.com/Qagesurvey

Contact: Heather Davila,

Email:  wood0132@umn.edu

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Push Research Forward. Join the A-List

An Important message from our friend Meryl Comer:

We want what you want when it comes to figuring out solutions to the challenges we all face on our personal Alzheimer’s journeys. Take the critical issue of recruitment for clinical trials. How do you figure out whether you or a loved one is eligible, or if there is even a trial or study close to home? These simple online tools from two trusted A-List partners will help you get started, so just click below to get started.


Roobrik: click here to take a free, 4-minute assessment to learn more about clinical research and decide whether participating in a research study is right for you. You will be asked a series of questions to help you understand how factors such as age and health can affect which studies you might be eligible for, and what exactly is involved in clinical studies.

Antidote: click here when you are ready to look for a clinical trial. You will be asked a series of questions to determine which trials may be right for you.

Please give us feedback on your experience and look out for the next round of decision tree tools on issues like “Is It Still Smart To Drive” and “Is Homecare Right For You.”

Meryl Comer, A-List Team Member & 20-year Alzheimer’s care partner

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Welcome to Alzheimer’s Speaks Radio where we listen to all voices at all levels regarding Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias.

paula_scott_and_dadToday we are pleased to have Paula Spencer Scott, Author of Surviving Alzheimer’s: Practical tips and soul-saving wisdom for caregivers.

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Surviving Alzheimer’s is available via Amazon.com

      Paula can be reached at either website: survivingalzheimersbook.com or paulaspencerscott.com

vicki tapia picAuthor Vicki Tapia  author of “Somebody Stole My Iron,” will also be with us the second half of the program to discuss her journey with    dementia.

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Email Vicki  or go to her website

You can also contact her publisher via Email, Website  or phone at 806.673.3901. Books can be purchased as paperback or eBooks via our website and on Amazon.

 

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