National Activity Professional's Day 2023

Friday, January 27, 2023 from 7:30 AM to 3:30 PM

Colorado Activity Professionals’ Association


National Activity Professionals’ Day Workshop

Sponsored in part by

Vivage Management

Friday, January 27, 2023


Vivage Management

12136 W. Bayaud Ave., Suite 200   Lakewood, CO 80228


I-25 to exit 209 6th Ave going West

Left on Simms St. Continue onto Union Blvd

Right on W Cedar Dr

Right on Urban which becomes Bayaud Ave

Destination on the left


HAMPTON INN  $99 includes breakfast

137 Union Blvd., Lakewood, CO 80228

303-969-9900 “CAPA 2023” Block Code CAP

HAMPTON INN  $99 includes breakfast

137 Union Blvd., Lakewood, CO 80228

303-969-9900 “CAPA 2023” Block Code CAP





Friday, January 27, 2023


7:30am – 8:30am

Registration & Check-in


8:30am – 8:45am

Welcome & Announcements


8:45am – 10:15am

“Wake Up the Fun”

Keith Horowitz


10:15am – 10:30am BREAK


10:30am – 12noon

“Effective Communications Strategies…”

Tom Clark


12noon – 12:15pm

Photo outside


12:15pm – 12:45pm

Lunch Provided


12:45pm – 1:15pm

Live Auction


1:15pm – 1:30pm BREAK


1:30pm – 3:00pm

“Let’s Dance Activities”

Hollis Taylor & Bright Hawk


3:00pm – 3:15pm BREAK


3:15pm – 4:45pm

“Re-lighting the Fire”

Sarah Snyder

Session DescriptionS



“Wake Up The Fun!”

 Keith Horowitz

Learn some unique views of the world with perspectives on everyday living.  Join in with trivia from the mid-20th century.  Laugh as audience members answer strange interview questions!


“Effective Communications Strategies/ Understanding & Responding to Dementia Related Behaviors”

Tom Clark

Learn to decode behavioral messages, identify

common behavior triggers and learn strategies that will effectively help to communicate and intervene with some of the most common behavioral challenges associated with Alzheimer’s and Dementia.


“Let’s Dance Activities – Transforming Entertainment in Memory Care, Long-term Care & Assisted Living Communities”

Hollis Taylor & Bright Hawk

Let’s Dance Activities demonstrates new techniques that can be applied to Activity programs in order to manifest deeper connections and joyful movements resulting in restorative entertainment for your communities.


“Re-lighting the Fire”

  Sarah Snyder ADC

Re-lighting the Fire is an engaging and interactive session ~ it is an open and inclusive conversation with many learning opportunities, topics include: what got you here, out-of-the-box activity ideas, how you market your activity program, emotional intelligence and how the activity department affects the community as a whole.



Registration Fee: CAPA members-$60 – Non-members-$85.


Join CAPA by going to and click on “forms”.

Deadline for registration is January 17th. Space permitting, registration will be accepted at the door; however, lunch will NOT be provided.

Make checks payable to CAPA and mail to: Ginger Clark, 4902 Herndon Cir, Colorado Springs, CO 80920. If you have questions, contact Ginger @ 719-661-7855 or email



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 *** If you wish to pay by Credit Card, go to  under “Events” then “NAP Day.” ***


Event Location

Vivage Management • 12136 W. Bayaud Ave., Suite200 • Lakewood, CO 80228 • US

Contact Information

Contact: Ginger Clark