Alzheimer's Speaks

Dementia Chats™

Raising Voices of Those Living with Dementia

Educational, Enlightening, and Hopeful - Videos to Live Better

Dementia Chats™ was created in 2012, with the intention to educate people living with dementia, their care partners including family, friends, professionals, and advocates.

Dementia Chats™ panelists are the true experts.  They are those diagnosed with some form of dementia.  Our panelist vary from video to video depending on their personal schedules and new voices are always welcomed to join us.

Lori La Bey, the founder of Alzheimer’s Speaks facilitates Dementia Chats.  Lori learned how essential it was to listen to those diagnosed.  She found they have great insights and creative ideas to care.  They show us how to be inclusive in a new ways, which allows those with dementia to continue to feel dignified and purposeful.

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Upcoming Dementia Chats Sessions

Lori learned so much from her own Mother’s thirty year journey with dementia.  Her Mother was and continues to be the inspiration for all of the initiatives Alzheimer’s Speaks provides.

Here's a Sampling of Dementia Chats Videos

How Dementia Impacts Other Conditions

How Weather and Astrology Effect Their Life Living with Dementia

Dementia and the Arts Nov 2021 part 1 of 2

Was the New Alzheimer’s Drug Aduhelm A Good Decision?

Denial By A Person with Dementia Symptoms

How to Communicate with People with Dementia

Initial Dementia Diagnosis & Doctor’s Roles

Living with Dementia – Stigma, Education & Adapting

Holiday Stress Triggers for those Living with Dementia

Do Experts & Care Partners Really Know What A Person With Dementia Wants?

The Benefits of Arts & Dementia As Told by Those Living with Dementia – 1st in a Series

Preparing & Adapting to Change

Accepting Dementia in Your Life

Coping with The New Normal 

Examples of When & How confusion Impacts Those Living with Dementia

The Impact of Pain when Living with Dementia

The Impact of Humor and Laughter when Living with Dementia

Depression, Grief, Sadness and Dementia

Moving & Construction When Living With Dementia

Technology and Apps – Help or Hinder?

Changing Process of Decision Making & When to Stop Driving

Stress, Dementia, & Gratitude 

Why do people challenge a dementia diagnosis?

Dementia Advocacy, Roles, Duties, Terms & Succession Plans

Changing Process of Decision Making & When to Stop Driving

Due to changes in technology in 2016, we lost our prior videos, but have plenty for you to view and are always creating more.

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