Interview with Lori LaBey

Interview with Lori LaBey

I recently spoke with Lori La Bey on her talk radio show, Alzheimer’s Speaks Radio. Lori is the Founder of Alzheimer’s Speaks and a passionate Alzheimer’s advocate who continuously searches for ways to shift our dementia care culture from crisis to comfort. Lori has...
Choice and Rose-Colored Glasses

Choice and Rose-Colored Glasses

It was a very cold February evening in Chicago, IL. I was driving home from a memorial service for one of my best friends, Amy*, who had passed away after a very brave and short battle with lung cancer. I was one of more than 3,000 who attended her memorial service....
Creating the Care Giver’s Affirmation

Creating the Care Giver’s Affirmation

An affirmation is a statement of something that is true, to publicly show your support for an opinion or idea. When I wrote my book, Our Journey of Love, 5 Steps to Navigate YOUR Care Giving Journey, I wrote an affirmation at the beginning of each chapter. It states...
Yes, But in the Moment They Do

Yes, But in the Moment They Do

I was talking with someone recently about the upcoming Fourth of July holiday. Her father is in memory care with a type of Dementia.  As we shared our plans, I began explaining the variety of fun things I had planned for Jack for the holiday celebration. She...
Be a C.A.R.E. Prodigy

Be a C.A.R.E. Prodigy

Who is a C.A.R.E. prodigy and why do we want to be one? We are C.A.R.E. prodigies when we have learned our uniquely greatest talents and abilities (the definition of prodigy). We use them to live with confidence and clarity. We use them to positively manage the care...