The PAC Week in Review for Week Ending April 20, 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 20, 2019 Happy Sunday to All! For our community members of the Jewish faith, I … Read More

What’s Happening at PAC this Week: April 22-28

  Where’s Teepa – In-Person and On-Line? Teepa will be on-line for lots of meetings, webinars, and even a radio interview this week. She will also be in Pennsylvania and Missouri for conferences sessions. One webinar on Monday afternoon, the 22nd, at 4-5:30 ET will address Grief and Loss being expressed by phrases like “Have you seen my mother?” or … Read More

What’s Happening at PAC this Week: April 15-21

  Where’s Teepa? On Monday, the 15th, Teepa will be busy with all sorts of connections and meetings in NC. On Tuesday, the 16th, she will take early morning flight to Detroit and join the Trainer Cert in Grand Rapids for a visit during their Day 2 activities On Wednesday, the 17th, Senior Helpers will be sponsoring two ½ day … Read More

“Have You Seen My Mother?” – Dealing with Sadness and Loss

Are you caring for a person living with dementia (PLwD)? Do you find yourself puzzled at times and unsure what to do when the person asks for someone who might no longer be alive? As a care partner, you have to recognize that when your person is searching for a loved one from the past, they are likely experiencing real … Read More

What’s Happening at PAC this Week: April 8-14

Teepa’s Travel: Tuesday – Teepa presents at Rolling Green Village in Greenville, SC to their families and interested parties Thursday Teepa will be the Keynote Speaker at the Southern Gerontological Society in Panama City, FL. Hope to see you there! Friday – Teepa is presenting at the Pennsylvania Assisted Living Association Conference in Lancaster, PA – Will you be there? … Read More

What’s Happening at PAC this Week: April 1-7

  4/1 Monday – Teepa will be presenting in Illinois at the LeadingAge Illinois Annual Conference – Are you attending? 4/2 Tuesday – Teepa will be presenting at the Iowa Assisted Living Association Conference in Johnston, Iowa – They still have registration open. 4/3 Wednesday – Teepa is providing a private training to a group in Orlando, Florida. 4/4 Thursday … Read More

What’s Happening at PAC this Week

On Monday and Tuesday we have a Trainer Certification Course running in Las Vegas! – its too late to join this offering, but take a look at future options On Monday we have two webinars: Free and open to any hands-on care partner – On-Line Support Network Gathering – Topic: I’m Worried, Am I Getting Dementia? Engagement Series Webinar #2 … Read More

How to Respond When Someone Asks the Same Question Over and Over Again

When a person who is living with dementia repeats the same question over and over again, it is normal for care partners to struggle to remain calm and not get frustrated. Being asked the same thing repeatedly can and will be unnerving for most. To help you understand why a person living with dementia (PLwD) might be doing this and … Read More