MassCAP Events and News


Wednesday, March 11, 2015 - St. Patrick's Manor - Framingham 8:00am - 5:00pm

Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia Care Seminar

Wednesday, April 15, 2015 - Kindred Transitional Care & Rehab - Eagle Pond, South Dennis, MA

9:00am - 3:00pm  For a registration flyer click here

Anyone Can "Do" Activities, Right? 

by Anne Cabral, LSW, AC-BC, MEd, CDP, CADDCT

The participant will be able to identify the regulations surrounding activities and define the function and goals of the Activity Department.  The participant will be able to articulate how to design standards of practice and expectations for an activity department.  The participant will be able to design an education platform for members of the activity department in order to establish expectations and standards.

You are a Healing Presence  

by Sister Patricia Cushing, CSJ, ThM, MCMTP

To give encouragement to Activity Directors regarding the importance of their skills and presence to the clients they serve.  This seminar will show understanding in spirituality and the importance of it in our lives and in our work.  Clarifying the difference between religious practice and spirituality needs.  This lecture will incorporate music, meditation techniques and information regarding how to become more centered in what the Activity Director does as a healing presence through the form of the activities departments.

Wednesday, June 17, 2015 - Atria Draper Place - Hopedale 

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



  • Thursday & Friday, – October 15 & 16th  The Cape Codder, Hyannis, MA
  • Registration forms will be mailed/e-mailed to all MassCAP members or you may CLICK HERE to download the flyer and registration form.

              Please note: You must pre-register for the convention - NO WALK-IN's will be accepted

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: Catherine Sabatini, ADC 

Phone: 508-397-0537

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