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Teepa Talk: Alzheimer’s Association Greater Michigan Chapter and Wayne State Institute of Gerontology, Livonia, MI

November 14 @ 7:30 am - 4:30 pm EST

8th Annual Fall Conference: A Meaningful Life with Alzheimers Disease

JOIN US FOR A DAY WITH TEEPA SNOW

As one of America’s leading educators on dementia, Teepa Snow’s philosophy is reflective of her education, work experience, the latest medical research and firsthand caregiving interactions. Working as a registered occupational therapist for over 30 years, her wealth of experience has led her to develop Positive Approach® to Care techniques and training models that now are used by families and professionals working or living with dementia or other brain changes throughout the world.

At our 8th Annual Fall Conference, Teepa will lead four sessions that explore how to promote positive and meaningful interactions with people living with dementia by adapting the way we typically communicate:

• Pain and Dementia: How to Recognize and Intervene When Pain Is a Possibility will help professionals provide more effective and accurate assessments of pain status and possible medical emergencies when dementia is present.

• Holidays or Other Major Life Events When Dementia is Involved will help family members, staff, friends, faith communities and community agencies better understand the impact of dementia on the person and their family during
celebrations, holiday festivities and family gatherings and special events.

• Driving Issues – Signs that Say It’s Time to Stop and How to Help will help attendees better understand the issues related to dementia and driving.

• Making Moments of Joy will help caregivers recognize and appreciate their role in creating days filled with moments of joy and meaningful activities when caring for someone with dementia.

Attendees will receive 6 continuing education credits for certain disciplines, contact Donna MacDonald at donnamacdonald@wayne.edu or 313.664.2605 for more information regarding continuing education.

REGISTRATION COST:

$85 Professionals

$75 Early Bird Rate ends Friday, October 25 at 5 p.m.

$50 Seniors (62+) & Healthcare Students

$30 Family Caregivers & Individuals with Early-Stage Memory Loss

QUESTIONS? Contact Jean Barnas, Alzheimer’s Association, Program Services Manager at jbarnas@alz.org | 248.996.1033

Sponsored in part by Schoolcraft College

Details

Date:
November 14
Time:
7:30 am - 4:30 pm
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Venue

Schoolcraft College VistaTech Center
18600 Haggerty Road
Livonia, MI 48152 United States
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Phone:
734-462-4610
Website:
http://www.schoolcraft.edu/vistatech