alzheimers

A Call To Action for World Alzheimer’s Day

by Rajiv Mehta.

Last December I joined fifty colleagues from around the world for a Salzburg Global Seminar on Changing Minds: Innovations in Dementia Care and Dementia-Friendly Communities. I wrote about that extraordinary experience here: Sharing Knowledge & Building Collaborations: Dementia in the Alps. Today, on World Alzheimer’s Day, we publish A Call To Action for innovative, transformative,…

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A Communication Specialist “Connects the Dots” & Establishes Alzheimer’s Nonprofit

by Rajiv Mehta.

(T-shirt translated: “Do not underestimate memory loss”) Caring Conversation — DY Suharya DY Suharya is the Founder of Alzheimer’s Indonesia and the Regional Director of Alzheimer’s Disease International Asia Pacific. She has more than 20 years’ experience in public health, public/private partnerships, and communications. DY is an Ashoka Fellow and a Salzburg Global Fellow. DY…

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An Actor Becomes a Caregiver in the Production of a Lifetime

by Rajiv Mehta.

Caring Conversation — Ron Simons Ron Simons is an award winning Broadway and film producer and actor, and the founder/CEO of Simonsays Entertainment. Ron and Raj have been friends for over 30 years. As such, they’ve talked about just about everything, from jobs to kids to homemaking and back again. But this time, Raj wanted…

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A Global Consultant Finds Her Purpose While Caregiving

by Rajiv Mehta.

Caring Conversation — Catherine Lelong Catherine Lelong is a brand and marketing strategy consultant involved with a handful of Bay Area-based nonprofits. She is a founding member of the Latino Giving Circle San Francisco, at the Latino Community Foundation; chairs the board at the What If? Foundation; and is a board member of the Family…

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Sharing Knowledge & Building Collaborations: Dementia in the Alps

by Rajiv Mehta.

Fifty extraordinary and passionate people from around the world met for five days in Salzburg, Austria to discuss “Changing Minds: Innovations in Dementia Care and Dementia-Friendly Communities”. The event was organized by the Salzburg Global Seminar, and held at the fabulous Schloss Leopoldskron. I was delighted to be invited to join a group of world…

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