Live chat with expert: Lori La Bey

Live Chat with expert: Lori La Bay

Every three seconds someone in the world develops dementia and another person becomes a family caregiver or care partner. The days of an unpaid caregiver are long and often thankless. Join Lori La Bey, founder of Alzheimer’s Speaks to learn more about her personal caregiving experience while caring for her mother with Alzheimer’s. Lori will share what she learned throughout the caregiving journey to manage the stress and emotions of caregiving and how she’s transitioned her experience to advocacy to help other caregivers thrive.

About the expert

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Lori La Bey
Lori La Bey is the founder of Alzheimer’s Speaks, advocacy group and media outlet making an international impact by providing education and support for those dealing with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. Her own mother struggled with dementia for over 30 years and Lori was her primary caregiver. Her advocacy efforts have led her to create and provide a variety of free resources to connect families and communities to change how caregiving is perceived, received and delivered. She speaks and trains on Alzheimer’s disease, dementia, caregiving, collaboration, culture change and finding your passion. Oprah recognized Lori as a Health Hero in 2018 along with AARP MN who named her one of 50 over 50 Inspiring Leaders. In 2016, Maria Shriver honored Lori as an "Architect of Change for Humanity." She was also recognized by Sharecare and Dr. Oz as "The Number One Influencer Online for Alzheimer's."

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