4 Vital Activity Categories for People Living with Dementia

by Teepa Snow, MS, OTR/L, FAOTA One of the most challenging aspects of supporting someone who is living with dementia is to develop daily routines and activities that are interesting, meaningful, do-able, and valued by the person who is experiencing so many changes due to the condition. Helping to ensure there are a mix of activities to meet social, physical, … Read More

Australia – Here we Come!!!!

Be on the look out, mates! Heat up the billy! Come August 11th, Teepa will be in the Land Down Under! Who’s along for the trip? Dick Snow, my husband of over 40 years, and Courtney, our International PAC Services Lead. What am I doing? Well, I am kicking off my trip with a landing in Sydney to get through … Read More

11 Signs of Frontotemporal Dementias or Pick’s Disease

Frontotemporal Dementia (FTD), formerly referred to as Pick’s Disease, is an umbrella term for a variety of disorders that cause the frontal and temporal lobes of the brain to shrink. Since these areas are responsible for a person’s behavior, personality, and language, people affected with FTD can undergo dramatic behavioral changes that negatively affect themselves and their loved ones. Since … Read More

The PAC Week in Review for Week Ending June 1, 2019

Ever wonder what it takes to make PAC happen?  Please see the note below that Teepa shares out with the PAC Team every Sunday to get the full picture! Click here to download this as a PDF. The PAC Week in Review Week ending June 1, 2019 Good Morning All, For the second day in a row, North Carolina has … Read More

The PAC Week in Review for Week Ending May 25, 2019

Ever wonder what it takes to make PAC happen?  Please see the note below that Teepa shares out with the PAC Team every Sunday to get the full picture! Click here to download this as a PDF. The PAC Week in Review Week ending May 25, 2019 Hey Team! The good news for this week starts with the following: And … Read More

The PAC Week in Review for Week Ending May 18, 2019

Ever wonder what it takes to make PAC happen?  Please see the note below that Teepa shares out with the PAC Team every Sunday to get the full picture! Click here to download this as a PDF. The PAC Week in Review Week ending May 18, 2019 What’s the Good News This Week? Our team has had some Good News-Bad News sorts of … Read More

What’s Happening at PAC this Week: May 13 – 18

  PAC Happenings for May 13-May 18 and more… What is Teepa Up to Now? Teepa is speaking at the Michigan Assisted Living Association Conference on May 13th in Lansing, Michigan. Click here for more information on this Pre-Conference full day training. On Tuesday, she is in Hutchinson, MN for a program sponsored by the Senior Providers of McLeod County. … Read More

The PAC Week in Review for Week Ending May 11, 2019

Ever wonder what it takes to make PAC happen?  Please see the note below that Teepa shares out with the PAC Team every Sunday to get the full picture! Click here to download this as a PDF. The PAC Week in Review Week ending May 4, 2019 Hey Team: Another busy week for PAC and another road warrior week for … Read More

The PAC Week in Review for Week Ending May 4, 2019

Ever wonder what it takes to make PAC happen?  Please see the note below that Teepa shares out with the PAC Team every Sunday to get the full picture! Click here to download this as a PDF. The PAC Week in Review Week ending May 4, 2019 Hey Team: Another busy week for PAC and another road warrior week for … Read More

The PAC Week in Review for Week Ending April 27, 2019

Ever wonder what it takes to make PAC happen?  Please see the note below that Teepa shares out with the PAC Team every Sunday to get the full picture! Click here to download this as a PDF. The PAC Week in Review Week ending April 27, 2019 Another week – Spring has sprung! Pollen count is high and thunderstorms are … Read More