National dementia advocate and educator to speak at FHSU

03/01/18 lds local, western Kansas

HAYS, Kan. – Registration for three educational sessions on dementia by nationally recognized expert Teepa Snow are now open to health professionals and the public.

Fort Hays State University’s College of Health and Behavioral Sciences and the Alzheimer’s Association have joined to bring Snow to FHSU on Thursday, March 29. Each session will be in the Memorial Union’s Fort Hays Ballroom on the FHSU campus.

Snow, a leading advocate and educator for those living with dementia, is one of America’s leading educators on dementia with over 30 years of experience.

Session 1: Cost $10

8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. – “Dementia 360: Seeing it From All Directions.”

Session 2: Cost $10

10:30 a.m. to noon – “Learning the Difference between Confrontational & Supportive Communications.”

Session 3: Cost $20

1 p.m. to 4 p.m. – “Making Moment of Joy – It’s What You Choose to Do as a Caregiver.”

A certificate of completion and light snacks and drinks will be provided for each session.

Registration is required for each session. To register or for more information about the speaker and sessions, visit

If needing assistance with registration, contact the Alzheimer’s Association at 1-800-272-3900.

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