7th Annual Alzheimer’s Caregivers Conference featuring Teepa Snow

Event Information

When: March 2, 2017
Where: Carl Grant Events Center at Union University

On Thursday, March 2, 2017, West Tennessee Neuroscience & Spine, Senior Services of West Tennessee Healthcare, and the Alzheimer’s Community of West Tennessee will host the seventh annual Alzheimer’s Caregiver Conference at the Carl Grant Events Center at Union University in Jackson. We are excited to welcome back our guest speaker, Teepa Snow, an occupational therapist with over 30 years of practice experience in geriatrics and dementia care. She will provide practical, educational information on a variety of topics pertaining to Alzheimer’s, including the disease, care-giving, coping techniques, and valuable resources.

Attendee Information

We are delighted to bring back our featured speaker for the day, Teepa Snow, who is an occupational therapist with over 30 years of practice experience in geriatrics and dementia care. Even if you have heard her before, you will be in for an exciting day of learning and encouragement. Teepa has an independent practice, works as a dementia care and education specialist, and has clinical appointments with Duke University’s School of Nursing and UNC-Chapel Hill School of Medicine, Program on Aging. She attended Duke University as an undergraduate and then received her master’s degree in Occupational Therapy from the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill. In addition, she has directed an OTA program at Durham Tech and been a clinical specialist in geriatrics at a Veteran’s Administration Medical Center, among many other accomplishments. She is a Fellow of the American Occupational Therapy Association and has received statewide, regional, and national recognition for her expertise in training, geriatrics, dementia care, and care delivery.

Subjects that Teepa will address during the conference include:

  1. Dementia 360-Seeing the Condition from Everyone's Eyes
  2. Why Do They Do That? Understanding symptoms and behaviors in dementia.
  3. Creative and practical tips for getting through the day
  4. Understanding yourself as a caregiver. What do you need to keep going?

Door prizes and a hot buffet lunch, along with snacks and drinks throughout the day, are included in the $25 registration fee.

Union University will be providing 5 hours for CNE"s (Nursing) and 5 hours CEU's for Social Work. Union University, Center for Excellence in Healthcare Practice is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Tennessee Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

I hope that you will make plans to join us! You may register by completing a registration form and returning it no later than February 16, 2017.

Looking forward to seeing you on March 2!

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Sponsorship Information

  1. Become a Partnering Sponsor. (Limited to 4) This includes signage on conference hall stage, Display/vendor table in prominent location (TBD), 4 conference admissions, included in all publicity, promotion, and printed materials for 2017 Alzheimer’s Community of West TN events, 1 1⁄2 hour one on one visit with Teepa in your community/facility/business on Friday, and a full page ad in the conference resource guide.
  2. Become a Program Sponsor. This includes signage in conference entry hall, 2 conference admissions, display/vendor table in Heritage Hall, included in all publicity/promotion/printed materials for 2017 Alzheimer’s Community of West TN events, full page ad in conference resource guide.
  3. Become a Participating Sponsor. This includes 2 Conference admissions, display/vendor table in vendor area, included in signage of thanks displayed in conference foyer, 1⁄4 page ad in conference resource guide
  4. Donate door prizes. You may bring door prizes to the event on the day of the conference. At the end of the conference, we will recognize you and give you the opportunity to draw and present your door prizes from the podium. The names will be drawn from the list of registered attendees.
  5. Encourage your customers, patients, families, staff, and friends to attend the conference. Reservations are required to ensure seating and lunch, and a Registration Form will be sent to you in a few weeks.

Any money received from sponsorships and vendors will help to offset the costs of the conference. We have intentionally priced the conference at the affordable price of $25, which includes a hot buffet lunch, snacks throughout the day, and door prizes. CEUs in nursing and social work will be provided.

To become a sponsor, please complete the Sponsor/Vendor Commitment Form and payment must be received by Friday, February 3. Booth space is limited and locations will be assigned based on the date the Commitment Form and payment are received and on availability of space.

Sponsor Form

Presenting Sponsor

  • West Tennessee Neuroscience and Spine

Partnering Sponsor

  • Comfort Keepers
  • Tennessee Health Management
  • Americare USA

Program Sponsors

  • Home Instead Senior Care
  • Regency Retirement Village
  • Dr. Ron & Jan Boud

Participating Sponsors

  • The Wright Law Firm
  • Brookdale Jackson Oaks
  • NHC Healthcare, NHC Homecare, Caris Healthcare
  • A Place Called Home
  • Alzheimer’s Association
  • Amedisys Home Health Care
  • Senior Solutions Home Care
  • Baptist Senior Care
  • SHIP - Southwest Region Family and Children’s Services
  • Heritage Place of Lexington
  • Lifecare of Bruceton/Hollow Rock
  • Medical Center Home Health
  • Morningside of Jackson
  • Touching Hearts at Home
  • Wesley Foundation Place
  • STAR Center
  • Oak Hills Behavioral
  • Hamilton Telecommunications
  • Southwest Area Agency on Aging and Disability
  • Henderson Health and Rehab
  • Elmcroft Senior Living
  • Rainey, Kizer, Reviere, and Bell
  • The Law Office of Nancy L. Choate, P.C.
  • Homecare by Wesley
  • Baptist Senior Care
  • Work Plus
  • WTH Disease Management
  • Lift Wellness Center
  • Hospice of West Tennessee