Nationally Renowned Dementia Care Expert to Offer Caregiving Tips Through First-of-its-kind Live Performance
December 01, 2017 // Franchising.com // Yountville, CA - Senior Helpers®, one of the nation’s premier providers of personalized in-home senior care, today announced it will be an official sponsor of The Alzheimer’s Association’s ninth annual education conference in Napa Valley. Putting a new spin on the annual conference this year, Teepa Snow, nationally renowned dementia care expert, will be performing in a play designed to educate families, caregivers and professionals about the stages of dementia. She, along with other professionals, will act out the different stages in an individual’s journey with memory loss.
“Through this day of innovative learning, our goal is help families, community members and caregivers better understand memory loss,” said Robert Nations, owner of Senior Helpers North Bay. “Teepa and supporting actors will depict the different stages of dementia, while offering techniques on how to modify support, care and the environment in order to optimize care for those living with the devastating diagnosis.”
There will be a cost of $40 per person for the all-day event including a continental breakfast and lunch. Attendees can elect to earn six continuing education units (CEUs) for an additional fee of $35.00.
Founded in 2001, Senior Helpers operates with a vision to be the leading home care company in each community it serves. Its caregivers are fully trained and certified to offer the highest level of companion and personal care possible, as well as specialized training in dementia care and Parkinson’s care. The company’s Senior Gems® Alzheimer’s and dementia care program is based on GEMS techniques, strategies, and overall approach to care which was created and developed by Teepa Snow, Positive Approach, LLC www.teepasnow.com. Local residents also benefit from the company’s Parkinson’s Care Program, a specialized training and certification program created in conjunction with leading experts from the National Parkinson Foundation’s Center of Excellence.
For more information about Senior Helpers, please visit www.seniorhelpers.com.For more information about the event or to register visit www.tinyurl.com/teepanapa.2017, or call (707) 573-1210.
Senior Helpers is a premier in-home senior care provider in the U.S. with 311 franchised businesses operating across the globe. Founded in 2001 with a vision to help seniors who wish to remain in their homes despite age-related illnesses and mobility challenges, Senior Helpers has now cared for tens of thousands of seniors with a pledge to provide “care and comfort at a moment’s notice.” Senior Helpers offers a wide range of personal care and companion services, including trained Alzheimer’s, dementia and Parkinson’s care, to assist seniors who wish to live independently. Learn more by visiting http://www.seniorhelpers.com.
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