Alzheimer’s Caregiver Conference

Alzheimer's Caregiver Conference 2015

March 18, 2015
8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
The Carl Grant Events Center at Union University
47 Grant Center Drive, Jackson, TN  38305

Caregivers are invited to an event designed to provide helpful information about Alzheimer’s disease, care-giving, coping, and valuable resources.  Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. Door prizes and a hot buffet lunch are included in the $25 registration. Contact hours (4.5 hours) will be awarded by Union University, Center for Excellence in Healthcare Practice, an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Tennessee Nurses Association. Also, for social workers, this training is approved for 4.0 contact hours by Union University, School of Social Work.

Featured Speaker:  Teepa Snow

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Teepa Snow is an occupational therapist working as a dementia care and dementia education specialist.  She has over 30 years of clinical experience in the field of geriatrics and dementia care. As one of America’s leading educators on dementia and Alzheimer’s, Teepa has developed a dementia care philosophy reflective of her education, work experience, medical research and first-hand caregiving experience. She is a graduate of Duke University and received her MS degree from the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill. She has made it her personal mission to help families and professionals better understand how it feels to be living with the challenges of Alzheimer’s and seeks to change and improve life for everyone involved.

Subjects that Teepa will address during the conference include:
“Understanding the Basics of Alzheimer’s”
“Recognizing the Stages of Alzheimer’s” 
“Making Moments of Joy”