Alzheimer’s Caregiver Conference

Alzheimer's Caregiver Conference 2014

April 9 & 10, 2014
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 educate and encourage. Registration begins both days at 7:30 a.m. Door prizes and a hot buffet lunch are included in the $20 registration. Contact hours (4.75 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 4.5 contact hours by Union University, School of Social Work.

Featured Speaker: Teepna Snow

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. 

Day 1 Sessions

  • “Seeing Dementia From the Other Side of the Mirror: Appreciating What Is Happening for the Person with Dementia So We Can Reduce Stress, Meet Needs and Foster Positive Care Outcomes”
  • “Building Positive Caregiving Skills When Helping People Living with Dementia”

Day 2 Sessions

  • ”Trying to Provide Best Quality Care throughout the Journey of Dementia: Understanding Progression and How to Modify Support, Care and Environments”
  • “Filling the Day with Meaning and Balancing the Day to Create Life Worth Living from Beginning Symptoms to End of Life”

Registration is now closed.