Legacy Living of Jasper receives dementia certification from the
Dementia is a progressive brain disease that is projected to affect 13.5 million Americans and 1.2 million Canadians by mid-century. Today, more than 5 million Americans are living with the most common form of dementia, Alzheimer’s disease, including an estimated 200,000 under the age of 65. By 2050, up to 16 million will have the disease.
Characterized by memory loss and a cognitive decline that interferes with daily life, dementia progressively weakens a person’s thought processing ability, ultimately causing drastic changes in mood, memory, and behavior. Family members caring for a spouse, parent, or other loved
You know the diagnosis, now what do you do?
Nationally recognized dementia educator and trainer, Teepa Snow, MS, OTR/L, FAOTA
In addition to her work as an occupational therapist and 30 years of experience in geriatrics, Teepa served as the Director of Education and Lead Trainer for
Teepa’s teaching style integrates facts about the brain and what happens to someone when doing, thinking, reasoning or processing becomes difficult. Her teaching style is unique, entertaining, and energetic. She is a sought after speaker for professional organizations across the United States, Canada, and Australia.
Teepa’s Positive ApproachTM to Care (PAC) philosophy and care partnering techniques serve as the foundation for all PAC Dementia Certifications. Each certification category includes instruction in PAC philosophy, foundational knowledge and basic care partnering skills including Positive Physical Approach and Hand Under Hand.
Legacy Living of Jasper, a campus of senior living, is scheduled to open its doors in August of 2019. Located at 1850 W State Road 56 in Jasper, Legacy Living of Jasper will consist of 70 Assisted Living Apartments, 25 Memory Care Apartments, and 18 Independent Living Town Homes. For more information call 812-559-0200 or visit online at www.jasperseniorliving.com