Understanding Dementia Care: Essentials for Your Journey Together - Kansas City, MO

Raytown, Missouri
Friday, November 02, 2012
Join us for a special family-centered seminar on
Friday, November 2, 2012
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
First Baptist Church of Raytown
Raytown, MO









Join Senior Helpers, the Alzheimer's Foundation of America, and Teepa Snow for a seminar that will provide essential information on how to have a positive and meaningful relationship with loved ones with Alzheimer’s and dementia throughout their journey. This session is helpful for care providers, family members, and anyone who is trying to cope with the changes that happen with dementia by providing basic information and communication skills to improve interactions and ultimately create more meaningful moments together. 

This seminar will be presented by Teepa Snow, a dementia care and dementia education specialist with over 30 years of experience in geriatrics. Teepa works closely with facilities and dementia specialty service providers throughout the country to improve and optimize programs and services to people with dementia and their families. 

During this family-centered seminar, attendees will gain a better understanding of dementia and its common symptoms, behaviors, and stages. Families and caregivers will learn strategies to reduce conflict, improve interactions, and work together with loved ones. Teepa will introduce the Senior Gems® approach, which provides the right environmental support, care assistance, and daily activities for each stage of the disease. The focus will be on helping attendees recognize and appreciate preserved skills and the value of using what remains.




The seminar will be held at: 

First Baptist Church of Raytown
10500 West 350 Highway
Raytown, MO 64138

Parking is available on the north side of the church closest to the ROC Cafe entrance. Please use this entrance for the seminar.





8:00 am - 12:30 pm and 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm  
AFA Quilt to Remember on Display

The AFA Quilt to Remember is the first national dementia-related quilt of its kind. This emotional work of art is composed of creative and heartfelt quilt squares that pay tribute to individuals with Alzheimer’s disease or a related dementia, caregivers, and healthcare professionals so that others can recognize the reality and enormity of this disease.

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Registration

Pick up your name badge and receive your complementary DVD, Your Guide to Supporting Family Members with Dementia, featuring Teepa Snow.

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Meet & Greet

Meet & Greet
(Location)
Enjoy light refreshments and have a chance to meet with our featured presenter, Teepa Snow and the Executive Vice President of the Alzheimer's Foundation of America, Carol Steinberg.  You will also be able to talk to area providers of supplies and services that can help you in your care for your loved one.

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm  
Essentials for Your Journey Together

Join Senior Helpers, Alzheimer's Foundation of America, and Teepa Snow for a seminar that will provide essential information on how to have a positive and meaningful relationship with loved ones with Alzheimer's and dementia throughout their journey. This session will provide basic information and communication skills to improve interactions and ultimately create more meaningful moments.




We would like to thank the following local business for sponsoring this event. Please visit our sponsor area before and after the seminar to learn how these providers can assist you and your family.

                            
 


 

Contact Information


  • (816) 455-9300
    mmoran@seniorhelpers.com

    Senior Helpers of Kansas City North
    851 NW 45th Street
    Suite #207
    Gladstone, MO  64116
    (816) 455-9300

    Senior Helpers of Overland Park
    7450 W 130th Street
    Suite #170
    Overland Park, KS 66213
    (913) 851-4800

    Senior Helpers of Lees Summit
    517 SE 2nd Street
    Suite B
    Lee's Summit, MO 64063
    (816) 272-5741

    www.seniorhelpers.com


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