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WALA’s 20th Annual Spring Conference – Creating a Dementia Friendly Culture

WALA’s 20th Annual Spring Conferencewala MakingMemoriesLogoCreating a Dementia Friendly Culture

There is still time to REGISTER!

I hope you can join us!

 Wednesday, March 18, 2015

12:30 – 4:30 p.m.

Everyone Is Welcome To Attend!

Creating a Dementia Friendly Culture – One Community At a Time: A Panel Presentation

Every person with dementia has the right to live well in their community and everyone- from governments and communities to businesses and individuals – has a role to play in making this a reality. It is now the time for action to improve the lives of people living with this condition. Creating a Dementia Friendly Community focuses on improving inclusion and quality of life for people with dementia through a high level of public awareness and understanding of dementia.

Dementia Friendly Communities are popping up in every corner of Wisconsin – each with unique characteristics that tap into local interests and talents. While this is a larger cultural issue, learn why assisted living providers are seeing increased census through participation. During this session, panel experts will discuss the barriers people with dementia face in their community and provide you with detailed methods on running a DFC from a global, national, state, and local perspective.

Sponsored by Senior Living University

Meet & Greet Reception – 6:00 – 7:30 p.m.

Let’s play “Memory”! This meet-and-greet will put you in front of more industry leaders and decision makers in one night than you would normally be able to connect within a month. Attendees will not only have the chance to reconnect with colleagues and make new connections, but will also participate in a networking game of “Memory” for a chance at a prize!

Networking reception sponsored by Wipfli LLP

Cash bar service sponsored by M3 Insurance

Download a registration form or register at the WALA Store!

For more information on Dementia and Caregiving

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Look & Listen – It’s Been A Long Time Coming, But Change Is Happening!

It’s Been A Long Time Coming

But Change In Dementia Care Is Happening!

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 Look, Listen and You Will Find Conversations Happening,

Along with Strong Collaborations Forming

Lori La Bey Founder of Alzheimer's Speaks

Lori La Bey Founder of Alzheimer’s Speaks

Here are just a couple of the things I’m involved in this coming week!

There will be a lot of exciting things coming out of Wisconsin this year on becoming Dementia Friendly, because the state is now on board. Check out information on the WALA Event as well.

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I have the privilege of meeting with the Australian team shaking up the world of Dementia Care. I can’t wait to share what I learn.  Here is their video if you so how missed it.

For More Information Visit www.UnitedCareAgeing.org.au

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Also I will be on this weeks Common Sense Caregiving Discussion which Gary Joseph LeBlanc has.  Other guests will be Norm’s Mc Namara, Founder of the global movement The Purple Angel Project and so much more, along with Harry Urban, founder of the  “Forget Me Not” group on Facebook. I will post our discussion once it goes live.  

For More resources on Dementia and Caregiving Check out our website below.

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