Alzheimer's Speaks Radio - Lori La Bey

Alzheimer's Speaks Radio - Lori La Bey

Alzheimer’s Speaks Radio™ believes in giving voice to those afflicted with the memory loss and their care partners while empowering them to live purpose filled lives. Our goal is to raise awareness, give hope, and share the real everyday life of living with dementia. We look forward to you joining us for great conversation, learning, and laughter as we maneuver this roller coaster called memory loss. About our Host – Lori La Bey: Memory loss has been part of Lori’s life for over 30 years, ever since her Mother starting having problems. Lori’s Mom was in her end stages of Alzheimer’s disease for 4 years and passed away in 2014. This journey has taught her much and has changed her life. Lori is an international force shifting our dementia care culture around the world. She speaks and trains on Alzheimer’s disease, dementia, caregiving, collaboration, culture change and finding your passion. Oprah recognized Lori as a Health Hero in 2018 along with AARP MN who named her one of 5... Show More

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Lori La Bey talks with Maria Brady and Nichole Bontrager of Maria's Place which is a great resource for FREE age appropriate activities for seniors and those with dementia. Maria and NIchole will share why they are so passionate about assisting caregivers engage those they love and care for in a dignified manner and how to manuver their website. Maria would like to acknowledge the continuous support of the residents, our Person in... Read more

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Lori La Bey talks with Dave and Tara Power of MOUNTAINCITY about why they wrote and recorded the beautiful song "Sweet Norma Jean" in honor of Tara's Grandmother.  Joining us on the show will be Cyndy Luzinski the Execuative Director of Dementia-Friendly Communities of Northern Colorado.who featured MOUNTAINCITY at thier first Community-Wide Intergenerational Memory Cafe and Concert in June. MOUNTAINCITY - Dave and Tara Powers We... Read more

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July 11, 2019 56 min

Lori La Bey talks with the Authors of "Fighting for my Life." Jamie Tyrone has a 91% chance of developing Alzheimer's disease and she'll tell us why. She is an advocate to find a cure for Alzheimer’s and she believes in and enrolls in clinical trials herself.  Dr. Marwan Sabbagh is a leading expert in Alzheimer’s diagnosis, treatment and research and the director of Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health in Las Vegas, Ne... Read more

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Lori La Bey talks with Jean Smiley who worked as a Certified Nurse’s Aide on and off throughout the years. In 2010, her Mother was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease and her husband started showing signs of dementia. Since 2012, Jean set out to raise awareness, make a difference helping others understand dementia and what they may face on their journey  She'll share her experience as a CNA, her personal journey with dementia, along... Read more

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Lori La Bey, talks with Ilse Achterberg has been an activity therapist and specialist in Multi-Sensory Environments known as MSE or Snoezelen for over 25 years.  Ilse is the founder of World Wide Snoezelen. Today we will learn what a Snoezelen room is and how they can help those with dementia, autism, ADHD and people with learning and/or multiple physical & mental disabilities. Contact Information: Website - WorldWideSnoezelen.co... Read more

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July 2, 2019 49 min

Lori La Bey, host of Alzheimer's Speaks Radio, talks with Kari Logan, about her journey caring for her father with Alzheimer's disease. Kari shares her struggles and rewards as well as the lessons she learned and resources she found.  Come join us for for an interesting conversation.  Feel free to call in with you comments or questions. Contact Infornation for Kari Logan LinkedIn - linkedin.com/in/kari-logan-4084608 Website –ww... Read more

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Lori La Bey host of Alzheimer's Speaks Radio talks with Lynda Everman and Don Wendorf about a new book they are involved with to help address the spiritual needs of those living with dementia.  The book Dementia-friendly Worship: A Multi-faith Handbook for Chaplains, Clergy and Faith Communities  is the first-of-its-kind handbook which enables congregations and faith communities to better serve those living with dementia.   Join us... Read more

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  Lori La Bey host of Alzheimer's Speaks Radio talks with representatives from AlzAuthors: Jean Lee, Kathryn Harrison, Ann Campanella, Vicki Tapia, Marianne Sciucco and Irene Frances Olson. We will learn about a variety of this groups work which includes 200 plus authors.  They are doing amazing things to  improve life for families and professionals. Website: https://alzauthors.com Contact Information Jean Lee: Alzheimer’s Daug... Read more

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Lori La Bey, host of Alzheimer’s Speaks Radio talks with Leah Bisiani a Registered Nurse in Australia, who also has a master’s in health science and has 35 years’ experience within aged /dementia care, establishing a highly skilled knowledge basis, establishing her as a global leader. Leahis passionatechange maker.   Her primary vision has focused on removing negative cultures and philosophies of care while providing a voice that ... Read more

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June 18, 2019 54 min

Alzheimer's Speaks Radio host, Lori La Bey, talks with Gary Skole, owner of AlzBetter, a company dedicated to providing education and care management services to families affected by dementia. Learn how AlzBetter uses technology along with dementia coaching to help families. Find out exactly how a dementia coach can help you. Feel free to call in with your questions or comments at (323) 870-4602. Contact Gary Skole with AlzBetter ... Read more

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Lori La Bey speaks with two franchise owners of BeeHive Homes in her home state of Minnesota.  Join the conversation and learn more about this model of care for those with dementia.  find out why the BeeHive model is different and what it has to offer families. Joe and Ioana Childs have a BeeHive home in Maple Grove, while Jing Huang and Jin Fang are opening a BeeHive home in Lakeville, Minnesota. BeeHive Homes of Maple Grove    ... Read more

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Lori La Bey talks with Dr. Fayron Epps who has over 18 years of nursing experience. She currently serves as an Assistant Professor at Georgia State University Byrdine F. Lewis College of Nursing and Health Professions and as an affiliate faculty with the Gerontology Institute and Partnership for Urban Health Research.  Also joining them is Retired Army Colonel, Camilla White who has been the primary caregiver for her mother since 2... Read more

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Today Lori La Bey is going to talk with Author, Elvis Gardin, about the dynamics between a mother with Alzheimer’s disease and a son trying to protect and help her live the best life in her elderly years and at the end of life.  You will hear their story of love, courage and battles and triumphs. Elvis has written a book about their journey and how it challenges even the best care partners intentions.  Their story will make you cr... Read more

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Lori La Bey talks with one of her favorite Dementia Professionals in the world today. Cyndy Luzinski is a strong advocate for change who truly walks her talk.  She is an advanced practice nurse, certified dementia practitioner, and the founder and executive director of the nonprofit organization to build and sustain "Dementia-Friendly Communities of Northern Colorado."     Cyndy is personable, creative and a wealth of information ... Read more

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Lori La Bey talks with Author, Sue Anne W. Kirkham about her journey assisting her father and stepmother as they struggled with declining health and the onset of dementia.  Her book "Loving Zelda: A Stepdaughter's Caregiving Journal" is an exceptional read with great insights. Learn Sue Anne's biggest takeaways, surprising moments and what she would do differently if she had an opportunity for a redo.  Contact Information for Sue ... Read more

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Today Lori La Bey host of Alzheimer's Speaks Radio discusses the first Alzheimer's Research Trial where more than 40 academic and private clinics across the country come together to enroll hundreds of people living with mild to moderate Alzheimer's disease.  Lori will be talking with Dr. Qureshi who is the executive director, of Neurology, at Biohaven pharmaceuticals and Dr. Leger a neurologist specializing in Alzheimer’s disease a... Read more

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Host Lori La Bey talks with Lakelyn Hogan a Gerontologist and Caregiver Advocate for Home Instead Senior Care. They will discuss what Home Instead is doing to address the needs of those diagnosed with dementia and those that care for them.  We will learn how they are positioning themselves as a global leader in the industry and why they feel this is such an important issue to address.  Learn about several resources you won't want t... Read more

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Lori La Bey talks with Pietro Michelucci a cognitive scientist who directs the Human Computation Institute, which is a research center that develops crowd-powered systems to tackle big societal problems like Alzheimer's disease. Pietro coordinated the Stall Catchers Megathon last month to accelerate Alzheimer’s disease research, which allows anyone to help analyze real Alzheimer's data. Today they will discuss the outcomes from the... Read more

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May 9, 2019 21 min

Lori La Bey talks with Rianna Patterson, the Founder of Dominica Dementia Foundation, which specializes in assisting those living with a form of Dementia and to provide support to them, their families and care partners. Learn what they are doing to make a difference. Contact at Rianna Patterson on: Facebook  https://www.facebook.com/DominicaDementiaFoundation Website:  www.DominicaDementiaFoundation.org Email: dominicadementiaf... Read more

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May 7, 2019 54 min

Lori La Bey talks with advocate and volunteer Paula Biever.  She will share why she got involved volunteering with the Lewy Body Dementia Association, what she has learned and how to connect people to more information and support on Lewy Body Dementia.  Join us for the conversation.  Call in with questions or comments.     (323) 870-4602 Contact Information Lewy Body Dementia Association          https://www.lbda.org Lewy Body ... Read more

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