Programs of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly

2015 Speakers

By popular demand, Keynote speaker TEEPA SNOW

Teepa Snow

Ms. Teepa Snow, MS, OTR/L, FAOTA, Positive Approach LLC, renowned dementia expert, wows the lunch crowd

Teepa inspired and challenged us with her genius, her humanity, and her hands-on, cutting-edge and compassionate approaches to care! Attendees attest that Teepa alone was worth the price of admission.

Teepa is an occupational therapist working as a dementia care and dementia education specialist. She has over 33 years of clinical experience in the field of geriatrics and dementia care, as well as having provided care to family members with dementing illnesses. She has an independent practice as well as a clinical appointments with Duke University's School of Nursing & UNC-CH School of Medicine. She provides interactive and creative educational and practical hands-on training sessions to organizations and providers throughout the US & Canada. She has been actively involved in teaching and clinical research projects throughout her practice career.



Welcome Plenary: Perspectives on PACE featured remarks from

  • Brenda Vatland, Mediture, Platinum Sponsor
  • Karen McNeil-Miller, President, Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust
  • Representative Nelson Dollar, Appropriations Chair, NC House of Representatives
  • Shawn Bloom, National PACE Association


Luncheon Plenary featured remarks from

  • Shawn Bloom, National PACE Association
  • Dr. Robin Cummings, NC DHHS, Director, DMA
  • Judy Baskins, Palmetto Health Services


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Karen McNeil Leher

Karen McNeil-Miller, President
Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust
gives Opening Remarks