Teepa Snow – World Renowned Dementia Expert on Shifting Care Approach

In Aging, Features22, GameChangers22, Health by Mary Kurek

Teepa is unlike anyone you’ve ever met. She commands a stage with a passion for educating caregivers on a new way to manage patients with dementia.

Teepa Snow is an occupational therapist with 40 years of rich and varied clinical and academic experience. She presents with extraordinary expertise and humor to audiences large and small throughout the world. Her company, Positive Approach® to Care (PAC) provides on-line and in-person services, training, and products to professionals, family members, the lay public, and people living with brain changes internationally. Her GEMS® State Model for understanding progression and change in ability, combined with her PAC Skills, form practical and effective strategies and techniques for individuals and agencies seeking to optimize care and support for those living with dementia and their care partners. These user-friendly approaches provide guidance and leadership to national efforts to promote best practices. PAC is collaboratively working to change the culture of dementia care, one mind at a time in over 30 countries worldwide.

Meet Teepa Snow in this interview with Frontrunners Innovate Publisher, Mary Kurek. (25-minute video)

More on Teepa:  As the Education Director of Eastern North Carolina’s Alzheimer’s Association, Teepa has helped to create the nation’s award-winning DVD entitled Accepting the Challenge: Providing the Best Care for People with Dementia. Through her work developing Positive Approach to Care, there are many more resources and options for support and help, both online and in person.

Teepa’s company, Positive Approach, LLC, was founded in 2006 and offers person-centered training opportunities in the United States, Canada, Australia, and the UK.

Visit www.teepasnow.com for educational video clips, DVDs, books, information on individual certifications, online support groups, newsletter subscriptions, and onsite training. You can also sign up for the free Dementia Journal which goes out every month.

Teepa’s Contact:

Website: www.teepasnow.com

Facebook:  Teepa Snow  https://www.facebook.com/teepasnow.dementiaexpert/

Twitter: @teepasnow    https://mobile.twitter.com/teepasnow/with_replies

LinkedIn: Positive Approach to Dementia Care   https://www.linkedin.com/company/positive-approach-llc/

You Tube: Teepa Snow’s Positive Approach to Care   https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCSXrEX7LkWOmfTaV6u1C7wQ