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International Acclaimed Dementia Expert, Teepa Snow, Coming to Palm Desert Presented by Alzheimers Coachella Valley and the Auen Foundation

Sunday, Dec. 15, 1-4 p.m. UCR Palm Desert Campus

Alzheimers Coachella Valley (ACV) announced today that Teepa Snow, an internationally acclaimed dementia care trainer and consultant, will speak at the University of California Riverside, Palm Desert Campus on Sunday, Dec. 15, 1 to 4 p.m. Snow will present “How to Communicate with Someone Living with Dementia.”

Reduced price tickets are $50 per person for general seating, and a limited number of complimentary tickets and scholarships are available through the presenting sponsorship of The Auen Foundation, which is dedicated to enhancing the overall quality of life of the aging population. Additional tiered sponsorships are available with vendor and VIP opportunities to meet Snow before the presentation. Continuing education credits are available for healthcare professionals. For more information about attendance and sponsorships, contact ACV at (760) 776-3100 or visit www.cvalzheimers.org.

“We are excited to partner with The Auen Foundation as the Presenting Sponsor and other community partners to bring Teepa Snow to the desert,” said Dom Calvano, ACV board president. “This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to hear such an important expert in the field of dementia care and support, and to learn from her first-hand.”

Snow is a leading trainer and consultant providing support and care that places the person living with dementia in a pivotal role when determining what is needed. Snow’s goal is to help communities, agencies, organizations, professionals, families and individuals develop the awareness, knowledge and skills needed to better support and care for someone living with the brain changes of dementia. She is the owner and CEO of Positive Approach, LLC, with more than 40 employees and independent contractors across the United States and Canada.

An occupational therapist with 40 years of clinical practice, Snow’s approach is changing how many view neurodegenerative conditions and dementias, and how care is delivered throughout the U.S., Canada, Wales and across the United Kingdom.

About The Auen Foundation

Established in 1992, the Auen Foundation is dedicated to enhancing the overall quality of life of the aging population and raising awareness of the precious-end-of-life stage. The Foundation supports charitable programs and services aimed at meeting the social needs of mature adults and their families. For more information about the Auen Foundation, go to www.auenfoundation.org.

About Alzheimers Coachella Valley

Alzheimers Coachella Valley is a community based 501 (c ) ( 3 ) nonprofit providing support and services for Coachella Valley residents living with cognitive impairment, their families and care partners. All funds raised here remain local to fill the need for professional and peer-led programs. ACV is not affiliated with any national organizations.

2019 Desert Health Nonprofit of the Year, Alzheimers Coachella Valley is located in the Berger Foundation Charitable Center, 42600 Cook Street, Ste. 134, Palm Desert, CA 92211. For information, call (760) 776-3100 or visit www.cvalzheimers.org.

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