Caregiving for Persons Living with Dementia Trainings and Workshops

Positive Approach to Dementia Care
Workshop Series

Catholic Charities Hawaii will be offering the PAC series in the summer of 2020 on Oahu, to be announced in May, 2020. The curriculum was developed by nationally renowned occupational trainer and dementia specialist Teepa Snow.

Dorothy Colby is a Certified Positive Approach to CareTM Trainer and national Mentor, with more than 20 years of professional and personal experience caring for people with dementia. She is Director of Community Engagement for Hale Kuʻike Memory Care Home at Nuʻuanu, Bayside & Pali locations.

Positive Approach to Care seminars, developed by dementia advocate and Occupational Therapist Teepa Snow, provide essential information for families and professional care partners on how to have a positive and meaningful relationship with loved ones living with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia throughout their journey.




Supported in part by grant No. 90ADPI0011-01-00 from the U.S. Administration for Community Living, Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, D.C. 20201. Grantees undertaking projects with government sponsorship are encouraged to express freely their findings and conclusions. Points of view or opinions do not, therefore, necessarily represent official ACL policy. The grant was awarded to Catholic Charities Hawaii for the Alzheimer’s Disease Program Initiative.