Lori La Bey – www.AlzheimersSpeaks.com – The #1 influencer online for Alzheimer’s
Lori La Bey is the founder of Alzheimer’s Speaks, a Minnesota based advocacy group making an international impact providing education and support for those dealing with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. Her own mother struggled with dementia for over 30 years. La Bey was honored by Maria Shriver as an “Architect of Change” and named the “#1 Influencer Online for Alzheimer’s” by Sharecare and Dr. Oz.
La Bey is driven to provide a variety of free resources to connect family, friends, professionals, advocates and those just interested in learning how to live positive and purpose filled lives with dementia. Her goal is to develop and provide unique delivery systems that have 24/7 access. Here are a few examples of La Bey’s platforms: Alzheimer’s Speaks Radio is believed to be the first program dedicated to dementia in the world, Dementia ChatsTM is a webinar series whose experts are diagnosed with the dementia. La Bey’s passion has pushed several additional initiatives forward like: Dementia Friendly Communities, Memory Café’s, the Dementia Caregivers Re-Entry program, the Hollywood film “His Neighbor Phil” highlighting a wide range of emotions and approaches families struggle with, as well as great depths of joys when dealing with dementia. Her new project is a Dementia Friendly Symposium and Cruise for those with early memory loss and their families and friends setting sail November of 2017.