Lancaster Activities Directors Association

may 3, 2019

8:00 AM ~ 4:00 PM


Location: TBD

Presenters: TBD

February 13, 2019

12:00 ~ 2:30 PM

LADA Meeting

Location: St. Anne's Retirement Community, 3952 Columbia Ave., West Hempfield Township, PA 17512

Presentation: The Sunshine Class

Presenter: Michael Smith, Present Awareness Teacher

Contact: Hope Long,, 717-285-6193
Lunch provided

april 10, 2019

12:00 ~ 2:30 PM

LADA Meeting

Location: Lancashire Terrace, 6 Terrace Drive, Lancaster, PA 17601

Presentation: Music Therapy: What It Is ... What It Isn't! 

Presenter: Tess Heller, Music Therapist

Contact: Beth E. Truman,, 717-569-7033

Lunch provided


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January 9, 2019

12:00 ~ 2:30 PM

LADA Meeting

Location: Pleasant View Retirement Community, 544 N. Penryn Rd., Manheim, PA 17545

Presentation: Teepa Snow's Dementia Training: Changing Attitudes Through Building Awareness, Knowledge and Skill

Presenter: Melody Karick, PAC Coach

Contact: Teresa Good,, 717-664-6272

Lunch provided

November 14, 2018

12:00 ~ 2:30 PM

LADA Meeting

Location: Fairmount Homes, 333 Wheatridge Dr., Ephrata, PA 17522
Presentation: NCCAP Symposium Recap
Presenter: Amanda Vatter, Past LADA President
Contact: Deb Fitzwater,, 717-354-1818
Lunch provided

September 12, 2018

12:00 ~ 2:30 pm

LADA Meeting

Location: Lancaster County Parks, 1 Natures Way, Lancaster, PA 17602

Presentation: Connecting with Nature

Presenter: Mary Ann Schlegel

Contact: Jackie Holzel,, 717-341-0620

Bring your own lunch; wear sneakers/hiking shoes for a short walk, weather permitting

October 17, 2018 (Note: 3rd Wednesday due to PAPA Conference)

12:00 ~ 2:30 PM

LADA Meeting

Location: Landis Homes, 1001 E. Oregon Rd., Lititz, PA 17543

Presentation: Time: Tyrant or Treasure?

Presenter: Kathleen King, Life Coach

 Contact: Michele Stipe,, 717-569-3271

Lunch provided


LADA will offer a maximum of $1,000 in scholarships per year. Please follow the criteria listed in the application to apply.​


Each meeting we feature a speaker.  Learn more about topics that concern the elderly, as well as our jobs as activities professionals.  At each meeting you can earn 1.5 CE’s.  Network!  Share!  Learn!  Grow with us!

Monthly Meetings

  • Generally held on the second Wednesday of the month, September through May.
  • Presentation is for 1.5 CE's
  • 12:00 Luncheon
  • 12:30 Organization Meeting
  • ​1:00-2:30 Education Presentation​

Lancaster Activities Directors Association offers various educational and networking events throughout the year.


March 13, 2019

12:00 ~ 2:30 PM

LADA MeetinG

Location: Conestoga View Nursing & Rehabilitation, 900 E. King St., Lancaster, PA 17602

Presentation: Intentional and Transformational Leadership

Presenter: Amy J. Malay, Life Coach

Contact: Kristin Everhard,, 717-299-7871

Lunch provided