The 11th Annual Caregivers Conference

Family members and caregivers are invited to explore Alzheimer's unique care giving issues while learning coping skills and enjoying a time of rejuvenation.
All events are free of charge.

WHEN
AUGUST 3, 2017

WHERE
DAYTON UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

The 11th Annual Caregivers Conference

Family members and caregivers are invited to explore Alzheimer's unique care giving issues while learning coping skills and enjoying a time of rejuvenation.
All events are free of charge.

WHEN
AUGUST 3, 2017

WHERE
DAYTON UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

Who We Are

Alzheimer’s Care Coalition is a nonprofit organization providing support and care for those with Alzheimer’s disease or another form of Dementia. We are family members, caregivers, interested persons, and professionals. The organization is organized for the purpose of providing services, education and support to individuals, families, caregivers and professionals who are impacted by Alzheimer’s Disease and other related dementias in the 8 counties of Benton, Carroll, Clinton, Fountain, Montgomery, Tippecanoe, Warren and White.

Membership

 To learn more about how to become a member, visit our membership page.

Counties We Serve

From Tippecanoe to White County, Alzheimer’s Care Coalition serves a total of seven counties throughout the state of Indiana.

Caregiver’s Resources

We offer valuable resources for individuals living with, and/or caring for a loved one. From books to CDs and DVDs, we have all of the tools you need.

THIS YEAR'S SPEAKER

Today’s Voice for Dementia, Teepa Snow is one of the world’s leading advocates and educators for anyone living with dementia.

Teepa’s philosophy is reflective of her education, work experience, medical research, and first hand caregiving experiences. Her advocacy efforts led her to the development of the GEMS® dementia classification model and the Positive Approach® to Care training strategies.

An Occupational Therapist by trade, she graduated from Duke University and has an MS degree from the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill. Teepa has over 35 years of clinical experience in the field of geriatrics and dementia care, as well as having provided care to family members with dementing illnesses. Currently, she has an independent practice as well as clinical appointments with Duke University's School of Nursing & UNC-CH School of Medicine. She provides interactive and creative educational and practical hands-on training sessions to organizations and providers throughout the US, Canada, Australia and the UK. She has been actively involved in teaching and clinical research projects throughout her practice career. Teepa has impacted hundreds of organizations worldwide with her education, now sold in over 30 countries, Teepa’s personal mission is to help others better understand how it feels to be living with dementia. She utilizes her gifts of role play to demonstrate behavioral states and stages of dementia. This results in greater understanding for her audiences.

Her company, Positive Approach, LLC, was founded in 2006 and offers person centered training opportunities in the United States, Canada, Australia and the UK. If you visit www.teepasnow.com, you’ll find educational video clips, DVDs, books, information on individual certifications, online support groups, newsletter subscriptions, and onsite training. And you can sign up for the free Dementia Journal which goes out every month.

 
Educational content provided by Positive Approach is used with permission and based on the GEMS® and the techniques, strategies and overall approach to care created and developed by Positive Approach, LLC. www.teepasnow.com
GEMS® and POSITIVE APPROACH® registered are trademarks of Positive Approach, LLC.

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Conference Schedule

August 3, 2017

8am – 9amRegistration/Breakfast/Vendor Time
9am – 9:15amWelcoming Remarks & Introductions
 Keynote Speaker
Teepa Snow
9:15am – 10:15amThe Journey of Dementia
10:15am – 10:45amVendors and Break Time
10:45pm – 12:00pmThe Journey of Dementia, continued
12:00pm – 1:00pmLunch & Break for all attendees
1:00pm – 1:15pmAnnouncements for afternoon
1:15pm – 2:30pmThe Journey of Dementia, continued
2:30pm – 3:30pmCreating Moments of Joy
3:30pmQ&A & Door Prizes

 

Conference Schedule

August 3, 2017

8am – 9amRegistration/Breakfast/Vendor Time
9am – 9:15amWelcoming Remarks & Introductions
 Keynote Speaker
Teepa Snow
9:15am – 10:15amThe Journey of Dementia
10:15am – 10:45amVendors and Break Time
10:45pm – 12:00pmThe Journey of Dementia, continued
12:00pm – 1:00pmLunch & Break for all attendees
1:00pm – 1:15pmAnnouncements for afternoon
1:15pm – 2:30pmThe Journey of Dementia, continued
2:30pm – 3:30pmCreating Moments of Joy
3:30pmQ&A & Door Prizes

 

Messages from Previous Conference Attendees

"Thank you for this wonderful informative session. Please keep these sessions coming – we need them so much!"
"Amazing job! Well organized and put together. Everything was informative and the speakers were great and personable. They really took time to make sure everyone’s questions were answered."
"This is my 3rd time here and I very much appreciate this once a year celebration."

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