Beyond Memory Care: A Dementia Well-Being Approach
May 18 Speaker Lineup
Al Power, MD
Dr. Power is an internationally known geriatrician, author, and educator. His second book Dementia Beyond Disease: Enhancing Well-Being was released in June 2014. His debut book, Dementia Beyond Drugs: Changing the Culture of Care won a 2010 Book of the Year Award from the American Journal of Nursing, a Merit Award from the 2011 National Mature Media Awards, and was listed as a “must-have” title in Doody’s Core Titles list for 2013. It was re-released in a second edition in October 2016.
Anne Ellet, MSN, NP
Founder & Executive Director , Memory Care Support
Ellett is a certified nurse practitioner and founder of Memory Care Support, a resource dedicated to providing support and resources for people living with dementia and their family caregivers. She is author of GHP's Best Life dementia care approach and former senior vice president of health services for Silverado Senior Living.
After being misdiagnosed with younger onset Alzheimer's more than six years ago, Belleville was found to have Lewy body Dementia. Since then, he has worked tirelessly to advocate for himself and others to advance the reality that people with dementia have a voice and are able to learn new things. He seeks to educate people about dementia and eradicate the stigmas associated with it.
Lori La Bey
Founder, Alzheimer's Speaks
La Bey is a passionate advocate who searches for ways to shift our dementia care culture from crisis to comfort. She was recognized by Sharecare and Dr. Oz. as the #1 Influencer Online for Alzheimer's. As a professional speaker and daughter of a mother with dementia for over 30 years, she gets it! As host of Alzheimer’s Speaks Radio and the webinar series Dementia Chats™, La Bey connects people to best practices and facilitates conversations regarding needs for dementia care worldwide.
Angela Norman, DNP
Director, Centers on Aging, Donald W. Reynolds Institute in Aging
Dr. Norman been in the nursing profession for more than two decades practicing as a geriatric nurse practitioner for a majority of those years. She uses her expertise to train health care professionals, first responders, and families to better care for those with dementia. Dr. Norman shares her personal experiences and the knowledge she has gained from extensive study and training to provide seminars that present up-to-date information and a holistic approach to caregiving.