Recommended resources for learning and living well with memory loss
People to know:
“Erin Bonitto is a sought-after speaker, educator and dementia communication coach. The founder of Gemini Consulting, Erin is renowned as the innovator of Life Enrichment Systems for Dementia, a dementia education, programming and skill coaching framework.” – gemini-consulting.org
Check out a few of Erin’s talks on the left.
“Author and nationwide speaker, Jolene Brackey, will help you through the everyday battles of Alzheimer’s with practical wisdom, encouragement, and humor.”
Check out Jolene’s website: https://www.enhancedmoments.com
Kate Swaffer is committed to meaningful dialogue with a wide range of stakeholders about the critical issues impacting a person living with a diagnosis of dementia and their families and close friends. Kate lives with a younger onset dementia, diagnosed at the age of 49.
Check out Kate’s organization here https://www.dementiaallianceinternational.org
Dementia Action Alliance: Words Matter
An internationally-recognized expert in the mechanisms of neurodegenerative diseases, Dr. Dale Bredesen’s career has been guided by a simple idea: that Alzheimer’s as we know it is not just preventable, but reversible. Thanks to a dedicated pursuit of finding the science that makes this a reality, his idea has placed Dr. Bredesen at the vanguard of neurological research, and led to the discoveries that today underlie the ReCode Report.” – ahnphealth.com
“Lori La Bey is a passionate and inspiring keynote speaker and the founder of Alzheimer’s Speaks, a Minnesota based advocacy group and media outlet making an international impact by providing education and supportfor those dealing with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementia’s. Her own mother struggled with dementia for over 30 years. Her radio show is also believed to be the first program dedicated to dementia in the world,along with the first webinar series called, “Dementia ChatsTM,” whose experts are those diagnosed with the disease.” (alzheimersspeaks.com)
Teepa Snow and her Positive Approach to Care (PAC) team strive to teach practical skills to care partners in order to provide more individualized care for those living with dementia. Many excellent videos available free on her website or on YouTube.
Glen Campbell’s wife’s website
This is Dementia: Our life with FTD Blog
Aromatherapy Training and Consultation Services (Certified) – Jodi Baglien. Website: www.JodiBaglien.com Phone – 612-802-9483 (Osseo, MN)