Alzheimer's Speaks

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Helping People Live Graciously Alongside Dementia

"Music is a powerful tool and can bring comfort and joy to those living with dementia as well as those caring for them."
Lori La Bey

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Helping People Live Graciously Alongside Dementia

"My parents went on a cruise with our family. Mom had dementia and dad had brain cancer. We had a spectacular time."
Lori La Bey

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Helping People Live Graciously Alongside Dementia

Loretta Woodward Veney knows creating moments of joy with her mother living with dementia, will last a lifetime.

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Helping People Live Graciously Alongside Dementia

"A BIG thank you to Memory Care Communities providing wonderful opportunities to create & capture joyful moments which melts families hearts."
Lori La Bey

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Helping People Live Graciously Alongside Dementia

"Life doesn't stop because dementia knocks on your door. So gather with family and friends. Keep living! "
Lori La Bey

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Helping People Live Graciously Alongside Dementia

"Don’t underestimate the power of music and dance. Even if the steps and movement change, the rhythm is felt, spreading joy, and comfort."
Lori La Bey

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Helping People Live Graciously Alongside Dementia

Marta Spencer understood the importance of capturing moments with her mother. Here they were celebrating her Mom's 87th Birthday.

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Helping People Live Graciously Alongside Dementia

“Laughter truly is the best medicine. Don’t let dementia take that from you. Look for the silliness in life. "
Lori La Bey

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Quote By Larry

"Making as many moments memorable with and for mom, even though it will not be remembered by mom"
Larry Griner

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Find Out How We Can Help You!

Alzheimer’s Speaks is a Minnesota-based advocacy group supporting family caregivers and professionals as well as being a media outlet making an international impact. Our goal is to shift dementia care from crisis to comfort by giving voice to all and raising those voices to enrich lives by sharing critical information, personal stories, resources, products, and tools from people and organizations at all levels around the world.

Below you will find four sections featuring; Free Educational Resources , Contract Services, Marketing Opportunities and of course a bit About Us and why we do what we do. Click below on the "Learn More" button in each section of interest and let Alzheimer’s Speaks support you while we help you shift your dementia journey from crisis to comfort.

In full disclosure with the law, some graphics, links, and posts on Alzheimer's Speaks may direct you to a retailer who sponsors or advertises a program or service; or we could also be an affiliate of theirs. We may earn a commission from them. Thank you for understanding. This helps us continue to bring you free cutting-edge content.

On this page you will find caregiver support for families and professionals: Alzheimer’s Speaks Radio, Dementia Chats™ educational videos, Dementia and the Arts videos showcasing artist living with dementia, Memory Cafés – virtual & in-person gatherings Dementia Quick Tips™ short videos, Becoming Dementia Friendly - tips & examples, Purple Angel Awareness Project, and Dementia Map global resource directory, Blog, Tools, and Community Contributions - poetry & articles.

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Our innovative programs and services provide a wide variety of support to family caregivers, and all levels of staff in organizations. Each can be tailored to meet the organization's needs as well as staff, families, those living with dementia, medical professionals, the general public, or a combination of these groups.

We have several sections for you to explore. There are events and engagements, products and tools, consulting and brainstorming, influencer and sponsorship offerings.

Here you will find a wide variety of options that can be customized for all budgets. Our niche is ideal for businesses serving family caregivers as well as professionals supporting those living with dementia. We provide traditional advertising opportunities, branding on our educational platforms, sponsorship opportunities, products and tools that can be licensed, and influencer packages.

Position your organization above your competition by collaborating with our founder Lori La Bey who has been globally recognized as an innovative thought leader in dementia care.

Learn about our founder, Lori La Bey, and her journey with her mother who lived with dementia for 30 years. Lori changed careers, to support family caregivers and professionals working in the field of dementia. She felt one frustrated caregiver could support another family caregiver by sharing their in the trenches approaches, and over the years she has found this to be an extremely helpful method.

Learn about the gifts Lori discovered on her dementia journey and why she is committed to help family and professional caregivers around the world to shift from crisis to comfort. Explore Alzheimer’s Speaks mission and goals to improve the lives of those diagnosed and those serving them. Find out how you might collaborate and join her efforts too.

Recognitions and Awards

Lori La Bey is a change agent shifting dementia care around the world. Just ask Oprah, Maria Shriver, Sharecare, AARP MN, or The National Institute for Dementia Education who have recognized her cutting-edge approach to shifting global dementia care. Lori's mother lived with dementia for thirty years, so you can be comforted knowing she truly understands the needs of those diagnosed, their families, and the professionals who care for them.

Oprah Winfrey

Lori La Bey was named "Health Hero & Alzheimer's Empath" by O Magazine.

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Maria Shriver

Lori La Bey was named "Architect of Change for Humanity" by Maria Shriver.

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Lori La Bey was named "#1 Influencer Online for Alzheimer's Disease" by Sharecare.

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Lori La Bey was named "50 Over 50" and "Disruptor & Inspiring Leader" by AARP MN and Pollen.

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