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JOIN SENIOR HELPERS AND NATIONALLY RECOGNIZED ALZHEIMER'S AND DEMENTIA EDUCATOR TEEPA SNOW AT HER APRIL 30, 2014 PRESENTATION

JOIN SENIORS HELPERS TO HEAR UNITED STATES ALZHEIMER’S DEMENTIA
EDUCATOR TEEPA SNOW AT HER APRIL 30, 2014 PRESENTATION

Nationally Recognized Educator Teepa Snow Will Provide the Latest Dementia Care           
                                                   Information

    Healthcare providers and families will hear the latest Alzheimer’s/Dementia care
information on Wednesday, April 30, 2014 at the Niles Senior Center, 999 Civic Center Drive, in
Niles. Nationally recognized Alzheimer’s and Dementia Educator Teepa Snow, MS, OTR/L,
FAOTA will be presenting a workshop for healthcare professionals and a presentation for family
caregivers. These programs are sponsored by the Senior Helpers offices covering the Chicago
area.
    The Professional Workshop: Strategies for Improving Dementia & Outcomes is being
presented from 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. Whether you attended last year or not, Teepa will be providing
new information that will help you learn the latest strategies and techniques so you can improve
communications and relationships with your clients and help them live as successfully as
possible with dementia. Three CEUs are available. The cost is $25 for professionals who require
CEUs and $10 for other professionals. Registration and breakfast begins at 8 a.m. Register at
www.regonline.com/strategiesforimprovementnilesil
         The Family Presentation: Life Changing Ideas for Families Struggling with
Alzheimer’s/Dementia is a free program that focuses on ideas from the Senior Gems Dementia
Education Program. “Teepa will present family caregivers with the latest strategies, techniques
and tools to help manage dementia, improve interactions and reduce conflict and stress,” says
Abbie Tucker, M.A. senior advocate and client services director, certified senior advisor (CSA),
qualified dementia care provider (QDCP) and co-owner of the Northbrook-based Senior Helpers
office serving the north and northwest Chicagoland area.
        Registration for the family caregiver presentation begins at 5 p..m., with the program set for
6 p.m.-7:30 p.m. Snacks and beverages will be provided You can register for the program by
calling either 847-563-2343 or registering at www.regonline.com/lifechangingideasnilesil
        “The dementia care seminar will provide essential information on how to have a positive
and meaningful relationship with loved ones with Alzheimer’s and dementia throughout their
journey,” says Bob Tucker, qualified dementia care provider (QDCP), co-owner of Senior
Helpers Northbrook office. Teepa travels across the United States to share her knowledge so
there can be a better understanding between a dementia patient, the family members, caregivers
and the professionals involved in their care.”
               Many people in the healthcare field look upon Teepa Snow as an inspiration. She is an
advocate for those living with dementia, and has made it her personal mission to help families
with overwhelming issues. “After listening to Teepa, professionals and family caregivers have a
better understanding of how people with dementia see the world around them,” adds Abbie
Tucker.   
    Last year, this program sold out so please register to reserve your seat. If you are unable
to attend but would like to learn more about The Senior Gems Dementia Care and Education
Program, please call 847-564-7500. You may also email Bob Tucker at
rtucker@seniorhelpers.com or visit their website at www.seniorhelpers.com.

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