Category Archives: Events & Actvities

211 DAY: Resourcing & Capacity Summit for Community Transformation

Berks Elder Network Meeting – February 8, 2023

Fellow Senior Advocates,  
You are invited to attend the February 8th BEN Meeting. Holisticare Hospice will be our host.    

The RSVP deadline is Friday February 3rd and RSVP’s go directly to Allison Heller, Program Director AllisonHeller@holisticarehospice.org.   Host address: 1150 Berkshire Blvd, Suite 209 (2nd floor) Wyomissing, PA 19610   Masks are required   Speaker: Holisticare’s Pauline Broberg-Lewin AARL Method; Making Music with the Dying.   Breakfast & refreshments at 8am. Meeting starts at 8:15 AM
Jennifer Teller, Owner & CEO Comfort Keepers jenniferteller@comfortkeepers.com 610-678-8000 referrals 484-824-1084 Direct
Comfort Keepers ComfortKeepers.com/BerksCounty-PAFacebook 

Lenten Breakfast – Lebanon County Christian Ministries

PA Link Lebanon County Partner Meeting 2-3-23 at 8:30 am




Join our “Spotlight presenters” from The Arc of Lancaster Lebanon Maureen Westcott, Executive Director and Amy Fisher, Advocacy and Family Support

Via zoom on Feb. 3, 2023 at 8:30.

We will be inviting partners from Lebanon and Lancaster to participate.
They will provide an overview on The Arc of Lancaster Lebanon and a presentation for Life Course Tools.The Arc’s Facing Forward Program works with families of transition aged students (14-21) using the Charting the LifeCourse Framework to develop a vision for what a good life looks like and identify the path to get there by discussing goal setting, employment, independent living, waiver funding, natural and paid supports, social security, guardianship, financial planning, safety and security, and discussions among families about their successes and challenges. 
Nicki Habecker is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Topic: PA Link ADRC Lebanon County Monthly Partner Meeting

Time: Feb 3, 2023 08:30 AM Eastern Time (US and Canada)    

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Wellness on Wheels

Penn Cares – Dementia Live Experience

Have You Gone Through
This Simulation Experience Yet?
Registration is Limited! Register Now! Have you ever been through our Dementia Live Simulation Experience? Dementia Live™ is experiential learning that simulates cognitive and sensory impairment, giving participants a real-life simulation of what it must be like to live with dementia. Try it!
This is a brief introduction to Dementia Live® featuring clips from various training sessions, conferences, and personal testimonials. 
Dementia Live Experience

PennCares Hanover Office

733 Cherry Tree Court
Hanover, PA 17331

 Time:
2:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. &
2:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Sessions are ½ hour segments 

Please arrive 15 minutes prior to your time slot to complete paperwork 
 Description: In this high-impact Dementia Live experience, you will be immersed into life with dementia, resulting in a deeper understanding of what it’s like to live with a cognitive impairment and sensory change.  You will be empowered to build new bridges of communication.  Dementia Live is experiential learning that simulates cognitive and sensory impairment, giving participants a real-life simulation of what it must be like to live with dementia.  Through the hands-on learning experience participants gain greater awareness and understanding of the constant struggles affecting persons with dementia as they go about their daily lives. 

Target audience: This session is for professionals working in the aging care systems, family members or community- based groups and Alzheimer’s Support Groups. 

Safety Precautions: The Dementia Live Experience is not appropriate for individuals who appear to have a cognitive impairment, are intoxicated, have anxiety, poor balance, seizures, are pregnant, have impaired mobility that requires use of cane or walker, or are severely impaired with hearing or vision loss.Saturday
January
21“Because it’s frightening to care for someone you don’t understand.” REGISTER NOW
If your agency, organization or retirement community would like to host a Dementia Live (DL) simulation training, OR train your own staff within your organization, please contact Deborah Allen at dallen@penncares.org
or 717-632-5552, Ext. 4101.
 For a full list of upcoming trainings,
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211 Day Summit – Register Today!

Reserve your spot for 211 Day!Join us in-person for a day of knowledge sharing, learning and relationship building on Friday, February 10th from 9am to 5pm at the Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences (850 Greenfield Rd., Lancaster)
REGISTER HERE
We are excited to welcome U.S. Senator Bob Casey in person this year to speak about legislation he has sponsored championing 211 and providing the transformative resources needed to meet the great social service challenges of our time through better referral communication. We will also be revealing a major digital transformation whose pilot has been supported byThe High Foundation, which will now scale up due to the senator’s support. Event details are still being finalized, but the day’s agenda will be as follows:
211 Day Summit
8:30-9:15 – Registration Open, breakfast available
9:15-9:30 – Welcome Remarks by Kevin Ressler, President & CEO of United Way of Lancaster County
9:30-10:00 – Welcome Remarks and Overview by Patricia Espinosa-Vargas, PA 211 East Director
10:00-10:45 – 1st Workshop Session
10:45-11:00 – Break 
11:00-11:45 – 2nd Workshop Session
11:45-12:00 – Break
12:00-1:00 – Lunch and Keynote Speaker 
12:00-12:15 – Grabbing lunch and getting seated
12:15-12:30 – U.S. Senator Bob Casey, Keynote Speaker
12:30-12:35 – Kevin Ressler offers thank you
12:35-1:00 – Demonstration of Closed Loop System (with Q&A)1:00-1:15 – Break
1:15-2:15 – 3rd Workshop Session
2:15-2:45 – Closing Remarks and Networking
Level Up & Launch Announcement
3:00 – Begin Level Up & Launch event, food/drinks served
3:15-3:25 – Explanation Remarks by Kevin Ressler
3:25-3:45 – Video Presentation
3:45-4:00 – Panel Q&A about Level Up & Launch grants
4:00-5:00 – Networking 
PROPOSALS STILL ACCEPTED FOR 211 DAY WORKSHOPS!
We are inviting our local community organizations to facilitate workshops in the focal areas of economic mobility, education, health and wellness, and capacity building. An honorarium will be paid to workshop presenters.Join the workshop presenters below, with more to come:Age-Friendly Lancaster CityCentral Pennsylvania Food BankCommunities in Schools of PennsylvaniaCommunity Action Partnership of Lancaster CountyHunger-Free Lancaster CoalitionLancaster County Housing & Redevelopment AuthoritiesLancaster Works, LLCRivera-Santos ConsultingPennieUnited Way of Lancaster CountyYWCA LancasterWorkshop proposals are due by Friday, January 20, 2023.
APPLY HERE
UNITED WAY OF LANCASTER COUNTY’S2023 LEVEL UP & LAUNCH GRANTS ANNOUNCEMENT
Stick around as we announce United Way of Lancaster County’s Level Up and Launch Grants for 2023 following the 211 Day Summit!The announcement, which will begin at 3pmwill feature live entertainment, time for networking, and hors d’oeuvres.Level Up and Launch Grants invest in innovative and scalable projects that address systemic challenges and advance the education, economic mobility, and health & wellbeing of the Lancaster community.
LEARN MORE ABOUT OUR MATCH GRANTS
Registration Fees——————————————————————————————————————*LIMITED TIME: Thanks to the location sponsorship from Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health, the first 100 registered attendees will receive free admission. When registering, attendees should use the promo code “THANKSLGH” at checkout.——————————————————————————————————————Half Day Ticket – $25 (either 211 Day or Level Up & Launch – 211 Day includes breakfast and lunch, Level Up & Launch includes live entertainment and hors d’oeuvres) Full Day Ticket – $50 (includes both 211 Day and Level Up & Launch), includes breakfast, lunch, live entertainment and hors d’oeuvresIf the registration cost presents a challenge, you can make avolunteer service commitment of two hours or more to a local nonprofit organization to cover your registration. Please contact jjanisewski@uwlanc.org to find out more.
REGISTER HERE
Please contact aashraf@uwlanc.org with any further questions.We look forward to seeing you at 211 Day!

Lebanon County, The Cottage Open House!

Lebanon County Open House for The Cottage

Developing a Strong IEP Training