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Live Webinar Events - Getting Connected: Understanding Different Dementias

This series, led by Teepa Snow, focuses on gaining awareness and knowledge related to sorting out various forms and types of brain changes that are related to dementia.

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$20.00 per session (includes access to the recording)
All live session are limited to 500 participants.

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Choose from the sessions listed below:

Brain Fitness for All of Us: What’s Out There that Might Help?

November 20, 2017
3-4:30 pm EST

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In this session, we will explore risk reduction strategies and the test thinking on what we can do to keep our brains as fit and healthy as possible, whether we live with dementia or support others who do so. By the end of this session, there should be at least one thing you can choose to do that could help you maintain your brain.

Care Planning that Makes Sense and Works for PLWD

December 18, 2017
10-11:30 am EST

There are at least five different approaches to care support for all of us. When someone is living with dementia, advocacy starts by helping to figure which system of care is best for a person. Part of it is based on who they were and what they wanted for themselves, but other pieces involve what the person is indicating they want at this time, who can provide the support that is desired, what the environment will support, what the possible and probable outcome would be, and the amount of risk the person and support system is willing to take. It 's time to talk about it all. This session is designed to do so.

 

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Recognizing Delirium, Depression, and Dementia – It’s a Messy Puzzle

January 30, 2017
10-11:30 am EST

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Solving puzzles about changes in ability and behavior, whether they are sudden, episodic, or progressive takes a knowledgeable and skilled detective combined with a dedicated team. This session will build awareness and knowledge related to sorting through the messy reality of combinations of delirium, depression (and anxiety), plus dementia when trying to figure out an immediate situation as well as plan for life.

Which Dementia is it? Getting to Know the Various Forms and Types

February 27, 2017
10-11:30 am EST

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With over 100 dementias to pick from, which one or ones are you noticing? This session will highlight some of the more common symptoms that may signal the presence of some specific dementias. The purpose is to provide some structure to help you determine if the symptoms are part of a pattern or something else. It will also identify some simple responses to symptoms that make sense and tend to work.

Vascular Dementia: What Does It Look Like and How to Help

March 27, 2017
10-11:30 am EST

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In this session we will dig into a better understanding of vascular dementia. We will cover common symptoms, common challenges for supporters, beneficial interactive responses, and options to consider for balancing a better quality of life with health concerns.

 

Lewy Body Dementia: What Does It Look Like and How to Help

April 17, 2017
10-11:30 am EDT

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In this session, Lewy Body Dementia will be front and center. We will discuss this most missed and misdiagnosed dementia. Part of the session will help to recognize the possible presence of LBD. The rest of the session will focus on strategies to live wife with this fluctuating mystery guest.
 

Frontal Lobe – Behavioral Variant: What Is It and How to Help

May 22, 2017
10-11:30 am EDT

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When someone is living with Frontal Lobe Dementia, early signs appear to be more related to personality changes, poor judgment, and impulsivity than traditional memory problems. This combined with a younger age for onset can result in legal, financial, and social support issues that make typical places and types of care a BAD match. This session will help us explore the condition and talk through what options might help.

Primary Progressive Aphasia: What Is It and How to Help

June 19, 2017
10-11:30 am EDT

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PPA is all about language, or the lack there of. This session will try to help us appreciate the world when words do not work they way they did or should. We will highlight the difference between various forms of PPA. More importantly, try to figure out how we can effectively connect and communicate when someone is living while losing formal language skills.
 

Frontal-Temporal Dementia: What Is It and How to Help

July 17, 2017
10-11:30 am EDT

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Having looked at frontal lobe and temporal lobe conditions, this session will explore the combination. Traditionally referred to a Picks disease, this combo can create some of the most amygdala driven relationships among people who are involved. In this session we will discuss insider supportive strategies to help everyone involved optimize safety and well-being while still seeing the person on the other side as valuable.

Alzheimers Young Onset: What Is It and How to Help

August 7, 2017
10-11:30 am EDT

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In this session we will focus on the various forms of young onset dementia (first symptoms occur prior to age 65-70). We will discuss some of the unique situations and challenges that exist and explore alternatives that could help.


 

 

Dementia and Developmental Disabilities: What’s Happening

September 25, 2017
10-11:30 am EDT

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We are on the front edge of recognizing a growing and special population of people who are living with dementia. For the first time, people living with developmental disabilities and intellectual disabilities since childhood are living full life spans. As this happens, the number of cases of dementia is on the rise. This session will guide us in recognizing first symptoms, highlight supports and options that will be helpful, and approaches that make a difference.

Other Dementias: Posterior Cortical Atrophy, Alcohol Induced Dementia, etc.

October 30, 2017
10-11:30 am EDT

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And now for the dementias we have not talked about yet. In this session we will discuss some other forms of atypical dementias. We will try to sort through symptoms, challenges, and supportive care strategies or programs that might be helpful or considered.

 

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Teepa Snow’s philosophy and education is reflective of her life-long journey professionally caring for and personally living with various forms of dementia. This person-centered approach evolved to meet the complex and unique needs of individuals using effective and structured technique. Teepa and her company strive to grow appreciation of differences that will lead to better care and support of those living with changing abilities.