24th Annual Education Conference on Alzheimer’s Disease

Alzheimer’s Services of the Capital Area Presents

24th Annual Education Conference on
Alzheimer’s Disease:

“Finding the Inspiration to Thrive”

The Belle of Baton Rouge
March, 29, 2017

 


DATE: Wednesday, March 29, 2017

TIME: 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM Onsite registration begins at 7:30 am.

REGISTRATION: Pre-registration preferred. Onsite/late registration will be an additional $25.00 for health professionals, family Caregivers, and students.

FEE SCHEDULE: Healthcare Professional-$125.00, Family Caregiver-$40.00
Continuing Education Credit (CEU) offered for healthcare professionals.

PRESENTATIONS TOPICS:

  1. Why Do They Do That? Understanding Symptoms and Behaviors in
    Dementia
  2. Sexuality and Intimacy – It’s Time to Talk About It
  3. Learning the Art of Being an Advocate & Partner – Not an Adversary or a Boss AND Not Giving Up.
  4. Helping When Someone Has Young Onset Dementia

PRESENTER BIOGRAPHY

Teepa Snow
Today’s Voice for Dementia, Teepa Snow is one of the world’s leading advocates and educators for anyone living with dementia. Teepa’s philosophy is reflective of her education, work experience, medical research, and first hand caregiving experiences. Her advocacy efforts led her to the development of the GEMS® dementia classification model and the Positive Approach® to Care training strategies.

An Occupational Therapist by trade, she graduated from Duke University and has an MS degree from the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill. Teepa has over 35 years of clinical experience in the field of geriatrics and dementia care, as well as having provided care to family members with dementing illnesses. Currently, she has an independent practice as well as a clinical appointments with Duke University’s School of Nursing & UNC-CH School of Medicine. She provides interactive and creative educational and practical hands-on training sessions to organizations and providers throughout the US, Canada, Australia and the UK. She has been actively involved in teaching and clinical research projects throughout her practice career. Teepa has impacted hundreds of organizations worldwide with her education, now sold in over 30 countries.

Teepa’s personal mission is to help others better understand how it feels to be living with dementia. She utilizes her gifts of role play to demonstrate behavioral states and stages of dementia. This results in greater understanding for her audiences.

Her company, Positive Approach, LLC, was founded in 2006 and offers person centered training opportunities in the United States, Canada, Australia and the UK.

Registration includes a breakfast, lunch, all conference materials, and access to exhibits. Registration as a Healthcare Professional will include certification of Continuing Education. For more information about the conference or for Sponsorship/Exhibit Opportunities, contact: Kristi Mellion, (225) 334-7494 or (800) 548-1211. Email: coordinator@alzbr.org

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