Lori La Bey Untangles How  She Built a Media Platform  for Caregivers

Untangling Alzheimer’s & Dementia, an AlzAuthors Podcast

Lori La Bey Untangles How She Built a Media Platform for Caregivers

March 28, 2022

Lori La Bey Untangles How She Built a Media Platform for Caregivers

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About Lori La Bey

Lori La Bey is known as an international visionary when it comes to dementia care. Just ask Oprah, Maria Shriver, or Dr. Oz who have all recognized her for her work. Prior to becoming the founder of an international advocacy group and media outlet for dementia, she cared for her own mother who lived with the condition for 30 years. Confounded by the lack of resources available to caregivers, she decided there had to be a better way, and launched Alzheimer’s Speaks, providing a variety of platforms to connect people to services, products, and tools.

Lori’s goal is to raise the voices of all whose lives are touched by dementia. Her platform includes the Alzheimer’s Speaks Radio show, Dementia Chats, and Dementia Arts, and she is the co-founder of Dementia Map, a global directory that provides caregivers with resources to build their own roadmaps. She is a keynote speaker, trainer, and consultant, and is considered a Maria Shriver Architect of Change. Follow Lori as she shifts dementia care from crisis to comfort around the world.

In this episode, we discuss what she learned through decades of caregiving, how she built her amazing global platform, the choice we all face when confronted with a dementia diagnosis, and the benefit of looking at dementia through the lens of safe, happy, and pain-free.

Read Lori’s AlzAuthors Post:

Lori LaBey, Founder of Alzheimer’s Speaks, Helps AlzAuthors Celebrate 100 Posts

Read the rest of Lori’s essay “A Caregiver’s Nightmare: Mirror Image” in Life Choices: Putting the Pieces Together

Free Download: Alzheimer’s Speaks Communication Tips PDF

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