For further information regarding this training, please contact:

Staff Members - Liz Weaver
(207) 396-6578
lweaver@smaaa.org

Volunteers - Carol Rancourt
(207) 396-6547
crancourt@smaaa.org

Biographies

Teepa Snow
teepa snowTeepa Snow, MS (Master of Science), OTR/L (Occupational Therapist, Registered and Licensed), FAOTA (Fellow of the American Occupational Therapy Association, is one of America’s leading educators on dementia. An internationally recognized resource for training and understanding dementia, she was Educational Director of the Eastern NC Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association for many years, and is a major contributor and author of hands-on training programs.


Liz Weaver

liz weaverLiz Weaver, MS, LSW is the Project Manager for the Alzheimer’s Disease Initiative, a three-year federal grant awarded by the Administration on Community Living to Southern Maine Agency on Aging. She was previously the Agewell Coordinator for self-management programs at SMAA including A Matter of Balance, Living Well for Better Health, Chronic Pain Self-Management and Tai Chi for Health and Fall Prevention. She also served as a hospital liaison for the Community Care Transitions Program.

In addition to her work at SMAA, Liz has worked for over thirty years as a social worker, educator and program administrator in a variety of aging-related settings including community-based health promotion,  long term care, and the Alzheimer’s Association, Maine Chapter.

You can contact Liz at lweaver@smaaa.org or (207) 396-6578


Peter Baker

peter bakerPeter Baker, LMSW is the Manager of Helpline Services for the Alzheimer’s Association, Maine Chapter. Peter is a Masters Level Social Worker who has been working in dementia care since 2006. He has worked in a variety of capacities in long-term care centers in Maine including Social Services Director, Dementia Program Director and Executive Director. As the Manager of Helpline Services, Peter is responsible for assisting people with dementia and their families in answering questions about the disease, finding resources in their community, planning for their future, and getting emotional support as often as they need it.

You can contact Peter at pbaker@alz.org or (207) 772-0115
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