8:30 a.m.- Welcome
8:40 a.m. - Session One: Why Do They Do That? - Understanding Symptoms and Behaviors in Dementia
9:45 a.m. - Break
10:15 a.m. - Session Two: Using a Positive Physical Approach to Give Care
11:30 a.m. - Lunch
12:30 p.m. - Session Three: Creative and Practical Tips to Getting through the Day
2:30 p.m. - Door Prizes/Dismissal
On Wednesday, February 27, 2019, West Tennessee Neuroscience & Spine, The Foundation, Senior Services of West Tennessee Healthcare, and the Alzheimer’s Community of West Tennessee will host the ninth annual Alzheimer’s Caregiver Conference at the Carl Grant Events Center at Union University in Jackson. We are excited to welcome back our guest speaker, Teepa Snow, an occupational therapist with over 30 years of practice experience in geriatrics and dementia care. She will provide practical, educational information on a variety of topics pertaining to Alzheimer’s, including the disease, care-giving, coping techniques, and valuable resources. The conference will be advertised in media to residents throughout West Tennessee and once again, we expect a large attendance from the area at this event. We would like to extend an invitation to your organization to be involved in a variety of ways.
We are delighted to bring back our featured speaker for the day, Teepa Snow, who is an occupational
therapist with over 30 years of practice experience in geriatrics and dementia care. Even if you have heard
her before, you will be in for an exciting day of learning and encouragement. Teepa has an independent
practice, works as a dementia care and education specialist, and has clinical appointments with Duke
University’s School of Nursing and UNC-Chapel Hill School of Medicine, Program on Aging. She attended Duke
University as an undergraduate and then received her master’s degree in Occupational Therapy from the
University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill. In addition, she has directed an OTA program at Durham Tech and
been a clinical specialist in geriatrics at a Veteran’s Administration Medical Center, among many other
accomplishments. She is a Fellow of the American Occupational Therapy Association and has received
statewide, regional, and national recognition for her expertise in training, geriatrics, dementia care, and
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Payments received from sponsorships and vendors will help to offset the cost of the conference. We have intentionally priced the conference at the affordable price of $25, which includes a hot buffet lunch, snacks throughout the day, and door prizes. CEUs in nursing and social work will be provided.
To become a sponsor, please complete the Sponsor/Vendor Commitment Form (attached) by December 17, 2018; payment must be made by Monday, January 7, 2019, with Logo and Ad. Booth space is limited and locations will be assigned based on the date the Commitment Form and payment are received and on availability of space.
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