Partnering with Experts in Eldercare
Aegis Living partners with experts in the fields of healthy aging, caregiving and Alzheimer’s and dementia care. Some of our valued partners include:
Teepa Snow, MS, OTR/L, FAOTA
Teepa Snow is an occupational therapist currently working as a dementia care and education specialist. She has clinical appointments with Duke University’s School of Nursing and UNC-Chapel Hill’s School of Medicine. She provides educational and training sessions to organizations and providers throughout the U.S. She also lectures for gerontology and health professional programs at colleges and universities across the country. She works closely with several assisted living and retirement communities, hospice, day service programs and dementia specialty service providers to improve and optimize programs to people with dementia and their families. Teepa has over 28 years of experience in geriatrics.
Teepa is a Fellow of the American Occupational Therapy Association, and has received local, statewide, and national recognition for her expertise in geriatrics, dementia care and staff training. She has developed two training videos, published many articles, and presents locally, regionally, and nationally on a variety of topics on aging. She has received awards for her clinical and teaching skills from a wide variety of organizations.
Order Featured DVD
Order Your Copy of “Why Do They Do That – Understanding Symptoms and Behaviors of Alzheimer’s and Dementia.” It is presented by Teepa Snow and hosted by Aegis of Redmond.
Teepa’s style of educating can be described as “lively and entertaining.” She is a charismatic educator who brings compassion and years of caregiving experience to all of her sessions.
“Why Do They Do That” is a training tool for anyone in the caregiving profession, caring for a loved one or interacting with those living with Alzheimer’s or dementia. You will learn more than you ever expected after watching this two-hour session.
10% of your cost will be donated to the Alzheimer’s Association and The Potato Soup Foundation.
Contact Jennifer Hall at (888) 252-3447 with any questions.
Dr. James Leverenz is a professor in the departments of Neurology and Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the University of Washington. He has been an investigator in the University of Washington Alzheimer’s Center for over 15 years and he now directs the Education and Outreach Core for that center. He also now directs the clinical research program for the Pacific Northwest Udall Center, which has a focus on the cognitive aspects of Parkinson’s disease. His research has focused on the clinical and pathological characteristics of a variety of diseases and disorders associated with dementia, including Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, dementia with Lewy bodies, Down syndrome, and frontotemporal dementia.
David Troxel, MPH
David Troxel has become nationally and internationally known for his writing and teaching in the fields of Alzheimer’s disease and long-term care.
He has co-authored four influential books (most notably, “The Best Friends Approach to Alzheimer’s Care”) on Alzheimer’s care, as well as numerous articles relating to Alzheimer’s disease care and staff development and training. His latest book on activities was published in 2004.
David received his Master’s Degree in Public Health from UMDNJ, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School (formerly Rutgers Medical School) in 1986. David served as Executive Director of the Santa Barbara Alzheimer’s Association from 1994 to 2004. He is a past Executive Board member of the American Public Health Association and past member of the Ethics Advisory Panel for the Alzheimer’s Association. He currently lives in Sacramento, California, and works as a writer, speaker and long-term care consultant.