Understanding Dementia Care: Essentials for Your Journey Together - Nashville

Madison, Tennessee
Thursday, June 07, 2012

Teepa Snow is a dementia care and dementia education specialist with over 30 years of experience in geriatrics. As a certified Occupational Therapist, Teepa has a unique medical perspective on how the brain controls our body and our behaviors, giving her the ability to explain how dementia affects a person’s actions. She provides training and education for conferences, state healthcare provider organizations, professional association meetings, and caregiver programs and organizations. 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. 

For more information about Teepa Snow, visit www.teepasnow.com.

Building a Positive Approach to Dementia Care

Senior Helpers and Teepa Snow have joined forces on a revolutionary program called the Senior Gems™ to help caregivers and families care for their elderly loved ones battling this devastating disease. Teepa’s Gems classification system (based on the Allen Cognitive Disability Theory) allows us to understand which stage of dementia the person is experiencing so we can create the best plan and select the best caregiver for that individual. Caregivers who are trained using her approach can help change resistance and refusals into participation and successful interactions.

For more information about the Senior Gems™, visit our website at www.seniorhelpers.com


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