University of Southern Indiana

MAIA Pre-Conference

Host Teepa Snow at Your Care Setting!
For the first time ever, USI will be providing an exclusive sponsorship opportunity to have a leading dementia care expert present an onsite, one-hour educational program at an Evansville-area care setting on Wednesday, August 9, 2017.

Teepa Snow is returning to the University of Southern Indiana to present a Pre-Conference Workshop for direct care providers who care for persons with dementia and/or Alzheimer’s disease. This workshop will be held from 9 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. on August 9. Following the workshop, Teepa will visit the workshop corporate sponsor’s care setting, from 3:30 – 4:30 p.m.

Teepa’s philosophy is based on years of medical research and her background in occupational therapy. Her presentations give participants a hands-on opportunity to try out new caregiving skills in a safe, engaging environment.

More details are in the sponsor registration flyer/form (download the PDF at right). The exclusive corporate sponsorship will be awarded on a first come, first serve basis. If you have questions about the sponsorship, please contact Katie Ehlman at 812-461-5332 or

The Pre-Conference Workshop is part of the annual Mid-America Institute on Aging and Wellness, presented by USI and SWIRCA & More.

About the Pre-Conference Workshop
Wednesday, August 9, 2017
9 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
Carter Hall
University of Southern Indiana

This fourth annual pre-conference workshop is designed especially for 
direct care providers who work with or care for persons with memory disorders, dementia, and/or Alzheimer's disease. 
Certified nursing assistants, activities and dietary staff, housekeepers, social workers, nurses, long term care personnel, and home health care providers will find it useful and relevant.

Cost: Workshop registration is $30 per person or $120 for direct care team of five.

The purpose of this workshop is to prepare direct care providers to implement effective caring strategies for persons with dementia.

By the end of this workshop, learners will be able to:

  • Define the stages of dementia and parts of the brain involved
  • Describe common behaviors that are symptoms of dementia
  • Describe the value of recognizing the presence of dementia
  • Identify appropriate provider expectations, behaviors and environmental supports

Registration to attend the Pre-Conference Workshop will open in January of 2017. Stop back to this website for registration information.

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