MassCAP Events and News


Wednesday, March 11, 2014,  8:00 am - 5:00 pm  St. Patrick's Manor, Framingham - MassCAP is pleased to offer the: Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia Care Seminar

Wednesday, April 9, 2014 - 9:00 am - 3:00pm - Kindred Transitional Care & Rehab - Eagle Pond, South Dennis, MA

                              9:00am - 9:30 Registration                              9:30am - 10:00am Business Meeting

Session 1  10:00am to 12:00pm

Piece by Piece: Dementia Care "Puzzle Solving: No Missing Pieces presented by Roberta Moran, ADC, AP-BC, CDP

This workshop provides a step by step clarification of the guidelines & legalities important to dementia care units - and for all the care of our frail, elderly residents.  Attendees will examine new regulations and blend together with longstanding practices and activities.  The managing Activity Professional will learn ways to motivate, encourage and train staff, in collaboration with all departments and make lifestyle improvements for residents in varied settings.

12:00pm - 1:00 pm Lunch

Session 2  1:00pm to 3:00pm

Social/Professional Networking - What's the Benefit? presented by Rosey Beckford, MEd, ADC

This workshop will discuss the benefits of using LinkdIn and Facebook and making them work for you in your busy, everyday lives.  Participants will learn how to sign up and open basic Facebook and LinkedIn accounts on their smart phones, tablets or laptops.  These networking tools provide opportunities for growth in your profession, can connect you to your family and friends and keep you abreast of local news and events.

Registration forms will be mailed/e-mailed to all MassCAP members.  Non-members, please call MassCAP or CLICK HERE to download a Workshop Flyer and Registration Form

Wednesday, June 25, 2014, Carmel Terrace, Framingham, MA 8:00am - 1:00pm

Evening Workshops - There will NOT be any evening sessions this year!



  • Thursday & Friday, – October 16 & 17th  Radisson Hotel at Plymouth Harbor, Plymouth, MA
  • Registration forms will be mailed/e-mailed to all MassCAP members or you may CLICK HERE to download the flyer and registration form.
  • Annual Awards: The MassCAP annual awards are presented at the convention each year.  Categories are: MassCAP Activity Professional of the Year, Volunteer of the Year and the MassCAP Award of Excellence.  Please CLICK HERE to download the awards criteria and nomination form.
    We are looking for vendors for our annual conference.  If you would like to be a vendor or would like more information please contact Carla Pepka, MassCAP Vice President at or 617-663-7051

Events Contact

Program Chairperson: Laura Friis, BS, ADC, AP-BC, CDP Atria Draper Place 25 Hopedale Street Hopedale, MA 01747Phone: 508-482-5995 x 213
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