Specialists in Dementia Care meet at AFA Conference in NYC – 9/12/14.

Teepa Snow, MS, OTR/L, FAOTA is an occupational therapist currently
working as a dementia care and dementia education specialist. She has an
independent practice. She has clinical appointments with Duke University’s
School of Nursing and UNC-Chapel Hill’s School of Medicine. She works
closely with several assisted living and retirement communities, hospice and
day service programs, & dementia specialty service providers throughout the
US to improve and optimize programs and services to people with dementia and
their families. Teepa has just finished a training video for the Alzheimer’s
Foundation of America and we look forward to its release.

Teepa lead a session on the professional track “Why do they do what they
do?” And one for family caregivers ” Family dynamics Changing Resistance to
care to Participation in Care.” 

Gail Sonnesso, a Qualified Dementia Care Specialist will be providing QDCP
training in Dare County on Saturday October 4th at the Dare County Center.
One important  component of the training is a video featuring Teepa. Professionals
including Social workers, nurses, recreation therapists, Physical therapists
as well as community friends and family caregivers will benefit as they
increase their knowledge of Best Practices in Care for people with cognitive

For more information, call Gail Sonnesso at 252-480-3354 or visit our website
www.thegemcenter.org for more information and the registration form .