PAC Conference: Dementia is a State of Mind

Seniors Helping Seniors was thrilled to be an emerald sponsor at Teepa Snow’s First Annual Positive Approach® to Care conference in Raleigh-Durham, NC. Teepa Snow is one of the world’s leading educators on dementia care and in 2005 she founded the company Positive Approach® to Care (PAC) which provides dementia care training around the world. This two-day conference was kicked off with an inaugural presentation of the play “A Gems Journey”. The play walks you through the journey of dementia. You watch the common challenges play out in a traditional family and then see the difference in quality of life when the characters use PAC. The two-day conference that followed was filled with powerful education from Teepa Snow and the PAC Team about person-centered approach to care evolved to meet the complex and unique needs of individuals using effective and structured techniques. We are excited to share our knowledge with our caregivers on better understanding the behaviors and symptoms of people with dementia while building and improving their caregiving skills.

If you or an aging loved-one need help caring for someone with Dementia and the challenges it brings, please call and talk to the caring staff at Seniors Helping Seniors of North and East Raleigh, 919-761-5346.

Seniors Helping Seniors owners: Joanne Beckman, Eric Oltman, Kathy Uveges
Teepa’s closing: “Our New State of Mind Regarding Dementia and the Culture of Support and Care”
Teepa’s opening keynote address: Current State of Dementia
The play: A Gems Journey
The play: A Gems Journey



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