2022 WRAP Conference
The 44th Annual WRAP Conference will be held September 21-23, 2022 at the Hotel Marshfield in Marshfield, Wisconsin. Mark your calendars now! More information will be coming out mid July but for now…. get in the spirit with our theme:
Back on Track in ’22! All Aboard!
Here is the POSTER for you to print, post in your office and pass on to your colleagues!
2021 WRAP Conference:
WRAP’s 43rdAnnual WRAP Conference “Be The Beacon” is a mere memory! Albeit, a good one! We are please to say 73 attendees were present for our conference which ran Wednesday, September 22 and Thursday, September 23, 2021 at Hotel Marshfield in Marshfield, Wisconsin. Things looked a little different with general sessions and attendees spread out in the Grand Ballroom…. but it was great to be together!
We will leave the Brochure and the post up for you to have access to.
WRAP Conference 2021-Be The Beacon Brochure
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Welcome to our Virtual Vendor Showcase! In following protocols for such times as this, we did not have in person vending. Instead, we invited our Vendors to come alongside Virtually! Check them out and consider supporting their business!
Songs of Faith – and 100’s more Activity Resources on SALE.
Save $$$ and stock up while supplies last during this big Retirement End-Of-Inventory Sale.
Words Books 1 and 2: $3.50 NOW $2 ea. (*4 more songs in Words & CD 2)
CD’s 1 and 2: $15 NOW $6 ea.
Melody Edition: $9.95 NOW $7 ea.
Accompaniment Edition: $16.95 NOW $9 ea.
86-90* Hymns/Gospel Songs. Used by Protestants and Catholics.
Lower keys. Large Print. Scripture Readings. Guitar Chords. Choir and Piano. Good tempos for senior adults.
See pages, songs, and feedback at www.MusicByWoodsong.com
Call/text Dawn Wooderson at 303-506-4897 anytime. Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Famileo is an amazing program – leader in Europe – that helps families communicate with their older relatives living in communities via a printed family magazine. Families & older adults LOVE the program, as well as activity professionals for whom it’s a great conversation piece with their residents
How does it work?
Every week, families post their pictures & stories in the Famileo mobile application. Every Sunday, Famileo edits the magazines ready to be distributed to their loved ones living in communities. Each family gazette is personal and brings lots of smiles
Today, already 100+ American Senior Communities enjoy Famileo across the US. Why not yours?
Visit their website at Famileo.com
For a video showing how Famileo work, click HERE.
To contact the USA Country Manager Julia Le Brun, email email@example.com or call 929-207-2703
In Shape Golf- a putting game– make a game winning putt with residents!!
ABOUT HEALTHCARE INTERACTIVE
Founded in 1997, Healthcare Interactive® (HCI) is an edtech company headquartered in the Twin Cities and dedicated to providing the highest quality caregiver training for Alzheimer’s disease, dementia, and other brain disorders. The company’s CARES® online, video-based dementia care training, certification, and credentialing is widely published in academic literature and the only online dementia care training to be formally recognized by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). CARES teaches caregivers a different way to provide care to those with dementia, improving their relations and results. CARES programs are tailored to professional caregivers, organizations, and families. www.hcinteractive.com.
For more information, email Taylor McCall.
StrongerU Senior Fitness empowers recreation, activity, and wellness professionals working in retirement communities and skilled nursing facilities, to deliver high quality senior fitness experiences. StrongerU offers an online instructor course and 30-minutes of brand, new class content monthly in a rotation of four formats: Cardio, Strength, Stretch, and Balance. StrongerU Senior Fitness is the first education company of its kind globally.
Visit www.strongeruseniorfitness.com to see why recreation and activity professionals are giving this course an average score of 9/10 and why the most commonly awarded score is a 10/10.
WRAP members save 10% on enrollment in the StrongerU Senior Fitness Instructor Course using promo code WRAP2021.
AGE-u-cate® Training Institute delivers evidence-informed, high-impact caregiver education and meaningful life enrichment programs, improving the quality of life for older adults. Training is delivered in long term care communities, hospitals, in-home, hospice, and community-based organizations and universities.
- Dementia Live® – dementia simulation experience
- Compassionate Touch® – meeting the needs of those with dementia through skilled touch and compassionate presence
- REVEAL Aging Workforce Training Courses – one-hour, device friendly, quality of life training
- Flashback™, – Life Engagement activity
- Reading2Connect® – reading materials for those with cognitive impairment
- Ageless Grace® – brain fitness through movement
Our website: ageucate.com
NCCAP was created by the National Association of Activity Professionals in 1987 as the official credential of the Activity Profession. Ever since, NCCAP certification has been accepted by CMS for meeting the highest standard of engagement and person-centered care. NCCAP certification ensures you have the knowledge and skills to deliver life-enriching activity programs that enhance physical, cognitive and psychosocial well-being. Join more than 150,000 NCCAP trained and certified individuals enhancing the quality of life!
See more on NCCAP.ORG.
National Association of Activity Professionals (NAAP)
NAAP is the National organization and is supported by WRAP. Here are some of the member benefits:
- Free CE’s for live online education opportunities twice per month
- Free CEs with unlimited access to NAAP’s eLearning Library
- Discounts to NAAP Conferences and Products from Partners
- Weekly eBlast keep you abreast of national trends, regulation updates and hot topics
- NAAP Toolbox: printable in-services, resource article, innovative activity ideas and planning, activity forms.
Cost: $75 per year for your membership.
Sign up online at NAAP.info
Given the continually evolving nature of COVID-19, the WRAP Annual Conference which was scheduled for September 23-25, 2020 in Marshfield, WI was canceled. A one-day Virtual Conference on Sept 24, 2020 was presented. The day started with the Annual Membership meeting, followed by four sessions and ended with the Installation of the 2020/2021 WRAP Officers. If you are interested in seeing the flyer from that day, Here it is.
We will leave up past Conference schedules, brochure and poster in case you would like to refer to it.
We will leave up the brochure for you to get an idea of what our conferences look like. We hope to see you in Manitowoc in 2021!
Download the Brochure here: WRAP Conference Brochure 2017
Here is the 2017 WRAP Conference poster
About our conferences: Each September, WRAP hosts its annual conference where an activity professional serving any type of facility within the senior population will find a wealth of education opportunities as well as networking with other activity professional from all over the state. Here are some of the highlights of each conference:
- Up to 13 hours of continuing education hours approved by APNCC and NCCAP
- Awards Banquet
- Vendors with the latest products
- Cultural Arts Presentation
- Networking with other activity professionals from the state