Alzheimer’s World Summit – Speakers

Welcome to our speakers lineup for the summit of 2021

Dr. Dale Bredeson

Dr. Dale Bredeson

Dale Bredesen, MD is the author of The End of Alzheimer’s -the first program to prevent and reverse cognitive decline and the First Survivors of Alzheimer’s: How Patients Recovered Life and Hope in Their Own Words and a leading world authority on research to prevent and reverse Alzheimer’s Disease.

Michael Morgan

Michael Morgan

ROBERT KEITH WALLACE is a pioneering researcher on the physiology of consciousness. His work has inspired hundreds of studies on the benefits of meditation and mind-body medicine.

Christina Keys

Christina Keys

Co-Founder and President of Loving Them Forward a non profit in Clark County Washington the provides resources, support, education, a caregivers hotline and events for caregivers and the seniors and loved ones they care for.  We do this by bringing together a...

Dan Riordan

Dan Riordan

An accomplished Senior Executive with over 30 years of success building and growing several technology and HR related companies across emerging segments. Dan is well known with our clients as strategic partner in creating, designing and implementing solutions to tough...

Michael Stanwyck

Michael Stanwyck

Michael started the Whole Life Challenge over 10 years ago. Since then more than 150,000 people have taken the Challenge, making simple but effective changes to their diet and lifestyle, losing millions of pounds, reducing or coming off of prescription medications for...

Tad Wanveer

Tad Wanveer

Quotes and references regarding Tad Wanveer’s presentation on the Glymphatic System. The brain produces more waste than any other organ, generating its own weight in potentially toxic proteins and biological waste each year (Ray LA 2019). Essentially all...

Keith Wallace

Keith Wallace

ROBERT KEITH WALLACE is a pioneering researcher on the physiology of consciousness. His work has inspired hundreds of studies on the benefits of meditation and mind-body medicine. Dr. Wallace’s findings have been published in Science, American Journal of Physiology, and Scientific American.

Michael Collins

Michael Collins

Michael Collins has been completely sugar-free for over 30 years. He is past Chairman of the Board of a Food Addiction Institute and current board member, a 501(c) non-profit, that helps raise awareness about processed food and sugar worldwide and is the...

Tim Hutton

Tim Hutton

Tim Hutton is a Licensed Massage Practitioner in the state of Washington and has been in private practice at the Natural Health Clinic in Bellingham, WA, doing CranioSacral Therapy, since 1994.  He is certified in CranioSacral Therapy at the Diplomate level...

Nikki Kenward

Nikki Kenward

Nikki Kenward is an Upledger CranioSacral Therapist in private practice for 25 years, an International Healthcare Educator, an author, a poet, and a Theatre Director.  Nikki has written a new curriculum for the Upledger Institute to help therapists work on the...

Kerry D’Ambrogio

Kerry D’Ambrogio

Dr Kerry D’Ambrogio, DOM, AP, PT, DO-MTP, is a physical therapist, osteopath, and board-certified acupuncture physician.  He is the author of Positional Release Therapy (Mosby) and his published articles have been featured in physical,...

Joy Lucinda

Joy Lucinda

I have been working professionally with persons with dementia, chronic and terminal illness, caregiver stress and grief for 29 years. I have taught more than 1500 health care professionals about using alternative and holistic strategies to enhance quality of life for...

Michael Mastro

Michael Mastro

For over 40 years, Michael has used Vastu and Jyotish for clients like Microsoft and many Ayurvedic centers worldwide to support healthy and productive offices and homes. He is the director of American Institute of Vastu. He co-authored the award-winning bookThe Way...

Alarik Arenander

Alarik Arenander

Aging and Alzheimer’s and related disorders are primarily an expression of “Disconnect” of brain networks. A simple, research-based technology is available that creates global brain coherence that significantly increases brain network connectivity and orderly dynamics...

Trish Humenansky-Laub

Trish Humenansky-Laub

After managing the daily and medical care, and being a hands-on caregiver, for her parents through their end of life, Trish Laub decided to share what she learned that allowed her dad to continue living a meaningful life while living with Alzheimer’s. Based on her...

Susie Singer Carter

Susie Singer Carter

When Susie Singer Carter’s mom started repeating herself and getting lost while driving, that sent up red flags. Susie was worried that her mom had cognitive issues, so she took her to the doctor. A test confirmed that her mom had mild cognitive impairment. “That was...

Dr. Cody Kriegel

Dr. Cody Kriegel

Dr. Cody Kriegel is an Integrative Biological Dentist and Naturopath from Iowa. With expertise in integrative concepts and ceramic implantology, Dr. Kriegel utilizes biological dentistry to meet the needs of his patients in health, functionality, and aesthetics. He is...

Bill Cohen

Bill Cohen

My loving and talented mother, Sheila, lost her home to Hurricane Katrina. Then, she lost her health, ability to create beautiful art and, ultimately, her life due to Alzheimer’s. For almost 10 years, I was her primary caregiver and advocate, not just her elder son....

Jennifer Fink

Jennifer Fink

While caring for her mom, Jennifer realized that family caregivers need an on-demand way to access information and inspiration from other caregivers. Not finding what she needed, Jennifer created the popular Fading Memories podcast. She likes to refer to the Fading...

Debra Poneman

Debra Poneman

I’ve spoken on 5 continents and on-line to hundreds of thousands of people. Appeared in print throughout the country and on TV networks including ABC, NBC, FOX and CNN and on news and talk shows from coast to coast including Good Morning New England, Chicago Today and...

Lauren Mahakian

Lauren Mahakian

Lauren Mahakian is a Certified Dementia Practitioner, Facilitator and Educator for the Alzheimer’s Association -Los Angeles chapter, and the Founder and CEO of Family Connect Memory Care. She has a nationwide following of families that love and want to care for their...

Judy Cornish

Judy Cornish

Judy Cornish is an attorney licensed in Idaho and a member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA). Before becoming a lawyer, Ms. Cornish worked in vocational rehabilitation with people who have brain injuries and as a Qualified Mental Health Associate...

Gerda Saunders

Gerda Saunders

Gerda Saunders emigrated to the United States from South Africa in 1984. From 2001-2011, she served as associate director of the Gender Studies Program at the University of Utah and also taught in the program. After being diagnosed with early-onset dementia in 2010,...

Sherianna Boyle

Sherianna Boyle

Sherianna Boyle is on a mission to get our world feeling again. Her motto, your emotions matter, processing them matters more. Sherianna’s core book, Emotional Detox offers an innovative system for learning how to process your emotions (without...

Karyn Shanks

Karyn Shanks

Karyn Shanks MD is a physician-healer-teacher-author who lives and practices in Iowa City. Her work is inspired by the science of Directable Human Potential—epigenetics, neuroplasticity, core Functional Medicine systems biology, and transformational psychology—and the...

Greg O’Brien

Greg O’Brien

O’Brien was diagnosed several years ago with Alzheimer’s after a series of brain scans and clinical tests, and after serious head traumas that doctors say unmasked a disease in the making. Alzheimer’s—a disease that can take 20-to-25 years to run its serpentine...

Marianne Sciucco

Marianne Sciucco

Marianne Sciucco is a co-founder and manager of AlzAuthors, the global community of authors writing about Alzheimer’s and dementia from personal experience. To date, AlzAuthors supports almost 300 authors and their resources, carefully vetting books and blogs to...

Marci Shimoff

Marci Shimoff

Marci Shimoff is a #1 New York Times bestselling author, a world-renowned transformational teacher and an expert on happiness, success,  and unconditional love. Her books include the international bestsellers Happy for No...

Anat Baniel

Anat Baniel

Anat Baniel, founder of Anat Baniel Method®NeuroMovement® is in the forefront of movement and neuroplasticity transformational applications in daily life and in therapy. She is the author of bestselling Move Into Life-The 9 essentials for Lifelong vitality and Kids...

Nelson Dellis

Nelson Dellis

My grandmother passed away from Alzheimer’s disease in 2009. Since then, I have trained my memory to become the 4x USA Memory Champion and a grandmaster of memory. I teach others how to unlock the potential of their memories. I believe I have advice and knowledge on...

Jeffrey Smith

Jeffrey Smith

Jeffrey M. Smith’s meticulous research has made him a world authority on the health dangers of genetically modified organisms (GMOs).  Jeffrey is founder of The Institute for Responsible Technology, author of the bestselling book, Seeds of Deception, and...