Innovative Approaches To Dementia Care With Teepa Snow


As one of America’s leading educators on dementia, Teepa Snow has developed a dementia care philosophy reflective of her education, work experience, medical research, and first hand caregiving experiences.  She is a graduate of Duke University, and received her MS degree from the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill.  As an Occupational Therapist with over 30 years of experience in geriatrics, she has worked as the OT Director in a head injury facility, a clinical specialist in geriatrics for a Veteran’s Administration Medical Center, and a Restorative Care Coordinator for a long term care facility.  Her hands on caregiving experiences include providing direct care in home healthassisted living, long term care, and rehabilitation settings. Teepa also served as the Director of Education and Lead Trainer for the Eastern N.C. Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association, and as a clinical associate professor at UNC’s School of Medicine, Program on Aging.

Teepa’s teaching style integrates facts about the brain and what happens to someone when doing, thinking, reasoning, or processing becomes different or difficult. Her teaching style is unique, entertaining, and energetic, even when watching online. Completing online training is first step in laying a strong foundation for continued learning. Teepa’s training organization, Positive Approach LLC, provides in person training and consulting to healthcare professionals and families with the goal of helping them grow their dementia care awareness, knowledge, and skill in order to improve quality of life for people living with dementia.

Join us for an engaging workshop with Teepa Snow, a renowned authority on aging and dementia.

Teepa Snow

Learn new techniques to care for your loved one with dementia, and how we are working to build a dementia capable community in Napa County!

Teepa is excited to share her Positive Approach to Care Program®.

These approaches will help you notice the skills and abilities your loved one still has and thus able to provide the right support and care to help the person shine.

This is a free community workshop and registration is required.

Tuesday, June 20, 2023. Registration: 7:30-8:30 a.m. Workshop: 8:30-4:30 p.m.

CrossWalk Community Church, 2590 1st Street, Napa


Melissa Gerard or 707-815-6258

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