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Adaptive Publications Providing Social, Cultural, and Spiritual Engagement Lori La Bey talks with a variety of founders who are providing a variety of adaptive reading publications. This is a fabulous show that can be life-enriching for not just those living with dementia but for all older eyes! I think you will be amazed at all the resources we di…
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Talking Tech Options To Live Well With Dementia Lori La Bey talks with Abbie Richie who hosts Tech Tuesdays on Foresight TV and Tech Talks on CBS Channel 5. She is a TEDx speaker, a member of the AARP’s AgeTech Collaborative, and the director of corporate communications for The Smarter Service. Tips For Picking and Customizing Technology To Meet Yo…
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25 Years of Supporting Families and Caregivers Our host, Lori La Bey talks with a wonderful panel about the Normandale Center for Healing & Wholeness who give us insights from various perspectives. We are lucky to have with us Jennifer Monroe, Executive Director, Becky Zinn-Caulfield, Caregiver Specialist, Leaf who is 93-years-old and who was recen…
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Building Love & Joy into Caregiving with LEGO BRICKS! Lori La Bey talks with Loretta Woodward Veney who is an inspirational speaker and certified LEGO® Serious Play® facilitator who offers a wealth of information, encouragement, and humor to her audiences. Loretta is the author of Being My Mom’s Mom, Refreshment for the Caregiver’s Spirit, and Colo…
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Discovering A Cash Resource Often Overlooked When Chronic Illness Hits Lori La Bey talks with Joyce Bidwell who assists seniors in selling their life Insurance policy for a lump sum cash settlement to a large pool of policy buyers and investors, assuring the highest offers in the marketplace. Learn: How HIV influenced death benefits for Life Insura…
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Open Mic on Alzheimer's Speaks discusses the need for more support for people diagnosed with a form of dementia when they are hospitalized. Plus how there are now wonderful publications supporting those living with dementia who still enjoy reading. Join us as we talk with Micheal Ellenbogen who is living with dementia and Nikki Jardin the Co-founde…
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Thanacare: Advanced Care Planning Registry for All Lori La Bey talks with Dr. Michael Madison has been a practicing interventional neuroradiologist in the Twin Cities of Minnesota for the last 25 years. His career and personal life heavily influence his passion for improving care at the end of life. Dr Madison is the Co-Founder, President, and Chie…
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Doing Dementia Differently, A Non-Traditional Approach to Memory Care Lori La Bey talks with Zach Parlier the Administrator at English Rose, where they have been providing Memory Care, Assisted Living, and In-Home Care in the Minneapolis metro area in Minnesota for 25+ years. Zach has been a dementia educator for the past 7 years and is eager to sp…
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Bringing Out the Best in Care Community Staff Members Lori La Bey talks with Tryn Rose Seley, an award-winning author, first original AlzAuthors member, and provider of Mindful Art sessions for people living with dementia and their care partners. Learn: To look at how you view people who care. To evaluate the philosophies of the corporation, the ad…
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Ginger Shares Share Her Life Living With Dementia Lori La Bey talks with Ginger Speech an 86-year-old woman who had to retire as a speech-language pathologist due to encroaching dementia symptoms ten years ago. At one point, Ginger ended up in hospice, but recovered and came home. Her mission now is to advocate for research and cure for neurodegene…
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Witness Music Become Magical Lori La Bey talks with David Schofman, Co-Founder & CEO of Coro Health, which is a leading authority in the intersection of music, neuroscience, and healthcare. Under his visionary leadership, Coro Health has gained national attention for its clinical-backed interventions that have been proven to reduce symptoms such as…
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Lori La Bey talks with Darlene Fuchs, writer and author behind “GET IN THE BOAT”: A Memoir of Love, Loss, And The Dance with Dementia. Drawing from the emotional unfiltered journals of her father, Richard Sonnichsen, Darlene takes readers on a deeply personal journey through the challenges of caregiving, offering an intimate view of a husband navig…
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Helping Daughters and Granddaughters Prevent Dementia Lori La Bey talks with Donna de Villiers who is a Dementia Prevention Consultant. She helps daughters and granddaughters of people living with Dementia prevent the disease by balancing hormones, building beautiful brain health habits, and tweaking lifestyles. With 2/3 of Dementia cases being wom…
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Join Alzheimer's Speaks Radio today on Open Mic as we shift dementia care from crisis to comfort around the world one episode at a time. We love raising all voices and delivering sound news, not just sound bites! People sharing their dementia or caregiving stories. Talking about services, products, tools, and events that can help others dealing wit…
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Lori La Bey talks with David Schofman, Co-Founder & CEO of Coro Health, which is a leading authority in the intersection of music, neuroscience, and healthcare. Under his visionary leadership, Coro Health has gained national attention for its clinical-backed interventions that have been proven to reduce symptoms such as agitation and depression in …
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Lori La Bey talks with Tim MacLeod, the Director of the Healthcare Systems Preparedness workstream of the Davos Alzheimer’s Collaborative (DAC). The mission of the systems preparedness program is to facilitate the implementation of national, regional, and global commitments to provide access to future innovations in treatment, diagnosis, and care. …
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Lori La Bey talks with one of the top Senior Care Influencers and I’m so proud to say I’m lucky enough to partner with him on one of his many ventures, with our podcast Conscious Caregiving with L & L. Lance is a Writer, Author, Influencer, and Healthcare professional with over 18 years in the healthcare industry. He is a senior case manager at Enr…
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Lori La Bey talks with the staff and a traveler of Road Scholar which is the nonprofit world leader in educational travel for older adults. Kelsey Knoedler Perri is the Public Relations Director at Road Scholar, where she has worked in various roles on the communications team since 2016. She has also been on seven Road Scholar programs, including h…
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Dementia and Menopause – What Are The Similarities & How Can Menopause Complicate A Diagnosis? Lori La Bey talks with Stephanie Shaw a health & wellness speaker, course creator, and the host of the highly popular podcast "Hello, Hot Flash." With a natural gift for educating others, Stephanie has transformed her journey of overcoming a challenging t…
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Lori La Bey talks with John E. Lewis, Ph. D., the Founder and President of Dr Lewis Nutrition and past Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. He has been the principal investigator of over 30 different studies in his research career, evaluating the effects of…
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Together For Sharon - A Parkinson’s Legacy Project Spreading Awareness Lori La Bey talks with Dr. George Ackerman who is from Brooklyn, N.Y. and now resides in Florida. He works in the fields of law, police, and education. George lost his mother, Sharon Riff Ackerman on 1/1/2020 due to Parkinson’s Disease. George wanted to honor his mother and cont…
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How To Develop A Plan To “Age Successfully” For Yourself Or With Your Parents Lori La Bey talks with Star Bradbury is a former Florida licensed administrator and Executive Director for both an Assisted Living and Memory Care facility, Star has a broad understanding of the variety of options and choices families face. Her 18 years working with a nat…
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Open Mic Allows You To Share Your Story, Service, Product, or Tool on Alzheimer’s Speaks Open Mic Alzheimer's Speaks Open Mic helps us shift dementia care from crisis to comfort around the world one episode at a time. We love raising all voices and delivering sound news, not just sound bites! So, we invite you to call in and tell us how you are imp…
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Being a Memory Holder Lori La Bey talks with Francesca Lynn Arnoldy who is a community doula, educator, and published researcher as well as the author of numerous books. Her writing focuses on mortality, grief, and healthy preparedness. She regularly presents on life-and-death topics with the hopes of encouraging people to support one another throu…
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Brain Health Mentors-Reducing Risks and Improving Brain Health Lori La Bey talks with Heather Elwell who is the founder of Brain Health Mentors. She has drawn on her experience as a speech-language pathologist and certified health and wellness coach. Heather developed a program that helps mentor people in lifestyle modifications that can help reduc…
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Tony Shares His Story About Caring For His Partner Cat Lori La Bey talks with Anthony Copeland-Parker, who shares his journey with his partner Catherine. They have both been endurance athletes. When Cat received a dementia diagnosis, nothing changed. Today, Tony will share with us about their journey, and his book about their love story called Runn…
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Ginger Shares Her Dementia Experience With Us Lori La Bey talks with Ginger Speech an 86-year-old woman who had to retire as a speech-language pathologist due to encroaching dementia symptoms ten years ago. At one point, Ginger ended up in hospice, but recovered and came home. Her mission now is to advocate for research and cure for neurodegenerati…
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Lori La Bey talks with Laura Herman a Dementia Care Professional, Writer, and Consultant, and Patty Sherin, an Author and Entrepreneur. Laura has spent years working with older adults with dementia, their care partners, and family members in every capacity from frontline caregivers to memory care administrators. Laura started ABC Dementia to help o…
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Learn About Trauma-Informed Montessori Dementia Care - It's Not Just Dementia Lori La Bey talks with Rev. Katie Norris who is a Montessori for Aging (AMI) and Dementia Practitioner and primary author of "Creative Connections in Dementia Care." She started in dementia care 14 years ago and has taught families, churches, nursing care facilities, and …
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Our Host, Lori La Bey talks with Kevin Dill who has been diagnosed with Lewy Body Dementia since 2019. He is a proud Military Veteran, retired Police Officer, and Director of Veterans Affairs. Kevin gives us all kinds of wonderful insights as to what it is like to live with Ley Body Dementia, both for himself and his family. Copy and paste the URL …
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This show was prerecorded on December 19th and had a wonderful group of people show up and share their insights and resources regarding dementia. We had the following people contribute to the show. Marilyn Raichle - with Maude's Awards but who also shared some insights on dementia care. https://maudesawards.org/ Craig Hanke - Lives with dementia an…
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Finding The Right Eldercare Is Hard. CareBrains Makes It Easy! Lori La Bey talks with CareBrains founders Ting Shih and Jodi Lyons. Jodi Lyons holds the title of Chief of Care at CareBrains. She is also, an eldercare expert who helps older adults and those with special needs find the care they need throughout the country. An ardent patient advocate…
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Let’s Talk Dementia Lori La Bey talks with Pete Hill who is the host of The ‘D’ Word on UK Health Radio the UK’s only weekly internet radio show that has Dementia as its focus. He started the show in 2019 and recently broadcast its 200th edition. Learn: Why Pete started his radio show The ‘D’ Word in the UK. How Pete mixes Music and Dementia Awaren…
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today on Alzheimer's Speaks Lori La Bey talks with: Lori Yauch, M.A., CCC-SLP, a Speech-Language Pathologist in Southwest Florida. In a 32-year career, she has spent 22 years in dementia care as a clinician and author. Her website, meaningfulmemorymaker.com, showcases personalized books and videos that allow families and caregivers to connect with …
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Common Mistakes Families Make In Caring For A Loved One With Dementia Tracy Cram Perkins talks with our host Lori La Bey. Tracy is a four-time dementia caregiving survivor and the author of Dementia Home Care, How to Prepare Before, During, and After, and the host of the Dementia Home Care Show on USA Global TV. Learn How To Create Dementia Friendl…
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Lori La Bey talks with Lizette Cloete who is an occupational therapist specializing in dementia caregiving and has developed an innovative, online community that provides education, coaching, and community for the family caregivers of people living with dementia so that you can communicate well, maintaining your precious relationships. Learn About:…
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Lori La Bey talks with Emily Critchley who has a first-class BA in Creative Writing and an MA with distinction in Creative Writing, and she lives in Hertfordshire where she works as a librarian. In the UK, she has been nominated for the Carnegie Medal, long listed for the Branford Boase, and was a book of the week in the Sunday Times, and One Puzzl…
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Lori La Bey talks with Mary Lou Falcone, known internationally as a classical music publicist/strategist. She has also been a performer and educator, who now is an author and advocate of Lewy body dementia awareness, having just published her first book: I DIDN’T SEE IT COMING- Scenes of Love, Loss and Lewy Body Dementia. Learn: How was Mary Lou to…
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Meaningful Music Engagement for Individuals Living with Dementia Lori La Bey talks with Alexis Baker, a board-certified music therapist of 10 years and owner of Bridgetown Music Therapy, which she founded in 2017. She is passionate about using music to make a difference in the lives of older adults, especially those living with dementia. Learn: Wha…
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The New Role of Blood Tests in Helping to Diagnose Alzheimer’s Disease Lori La Bey talks with Dr. Braunstein the CEO and president of C₂N Diagnostics, a specialty diagnostics company with a vision to bring Clarity Through Innovation®. The company’s Precivity™ tests are innovative new blood tests intended for use in patients with cognitive impairmen…
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Lori La Bey talks with the team at Rakhma Homes, which are small group homes providing care to those living with dementia. Their unique model of care is worth listening to today on how and why their care model is different and what the benefits are to those they serve and their families. Lori will be talking with Rakhma staff, family, and friends w…
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Lori La Bey talks with Frank Amato, CEO and President, SYNAPS Dx, which offers DISCERN™, the first highly accurate, minimally invasive test supporting a clinician’s definitive diagnosis of AD versus other forms of dementia, even in people recently diagnosed with dementia. DISCERN is commercialized under the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendment…
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Trualta: Healthcare Training and Support for Family Caregivers Lori La Bey talks with Jonathan Davis the founder and CEO of Trualta the leading online training and support platform for family caregivers. Trualta offers self-paced training, live classes, and virtual support groups to thousands of family caregivers so that they are more confident and…
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Me Time Monday – How Caregivers Can Find Balance and Joy Lori La Bey talks with Sherri Snelling who is a corporate gerontologist, “Authorpreneur” and founder/CEO of Caregiving Club. Her company is a strategic consulting and educational content creation firm that specializes in caregiver wellness, well-home design, and brain health/Alzheimer’s. Sher…
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Wine, Women, and Dementia: The Documentary Lori La Bey talks with the cast and crew of the documentary: Wine, Women, and Dementia which highlights caring journeys throughout the country. You Will Learn: Why people felt it was important to share their stories and how it helped them as well. To use humor as a coping mechanism. Why some people are com…
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Benefits of Virtual Speech Therapy for Individuals with Alzheimer’s Disease Lori La Bey talks with Avivit Ben-Aharon, the Founder and Clinical Director at Great Speech, Inc., a virtual speech therapy company founded in 2014. She is recognized as a trailblazer for nationwide virtual access to speech therapy, allowing anyone who is committed to impro…
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Social Media ACTIVITY BOXES AND SPECIALTY ITEMS FOR DEMENTIA PATIENTS FOR EVERY LOCATION AND OCCASION Lori La Bey talks with Mary Anne Roberto and Debbie Axel, the co-founders of Always Home Connected. Mary Anne Roberto is a dedicated CNA and a Certified Positive Approach To Care Consultant (Teepa Snow), specializing in dementia care. Her goal is t…
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Lori La Bey talks with Dayna Steele’s with us and we are going to discuss The Woman in the Mirror podcast and play are adaptations of Dayna's best-selling book, “Surviving Alzheimer’s With Friends, Facebook and a Really Big Glass of Wine.” Dayna candidly chronicled her mother’s journey with Alzheimer’s on social media with unfiltered observations a…
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Lori La Bey welcomes back Sharon L. Rogers, the CEO of AmyriAD Therapeutics. Sharon was previously chief of research at Eisai, where she played a leading role in developing Aricept, the top-selling Alzheimer's medication on the market. Learn: Who is really funding early-stage trials? What is the difference between Pharma and Social Therapies? Do we…
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Lori La Bey talks with Teresa Thompson, a speech-language pathologist and Senior Clinical Educator for Lingraphica. She has experience working with adults with a variety of diagnoses in acute care, outpatient, skilled nursing, and home health settings. Learn: What is a Speech and Language Pathologist and how can they help someone living with dement…
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