Training Conference Opens Door for New Communities
Last week twenty-one individuals enthusiastically participated in a training conference on Vitalize 360 hosted by Orchard Cove in Canton, Massachusetts. The two-day event was especially designed to address the unique needs of Continuing Care at Home organizations. Staff from the following organizations participated:
Confident Living, Life Enriching Communities (Ohio)
Connected for Life, North Hill (Massachusetts)
Fellowship Village (New Jersey)
North Hill Lifecare Community (Massachusetts)
Friends LifeCare (Pennsylvania)
Belmont Council on Aging (Massachusetts)
Brewster Place (Kansas)
Confident Living (Life Enriching Communities), Connected for Life (North Hill), Fellowship Senior Living at Home and Fellowship Village are new member organizations and this event provided them with the tools to launch Vitalize 360.
A survey of training event participants yielded some amazingly positive comments:
"Information was highly interesting and valuable to anyone serving older adults."
"The information was presented in a sensible and practical manner by a passionate team of dedicated professionals. Great job! Thank you!"
"I enjoyed each aspect of the training and learned something from each segment. I am looking forward to being a part of Vitalize 360 at Fellowship Village."
"...The sequencing of the sessions was very organized and a solid foundation for rolling out the program. I left the training with all my questions answered and with a firm understanding of how best to begin programming."
"Well organized and enjoyable conference with dynamic speakers who facilitated full engagement of participants."
"The interactive style as well as the diverse backgrounds of the presenters made it extremely informative."
"Enjoyed the training and thought the information will be extremely valuable as we grow our program."
"The presenters were passionate and experienced with the materials that they were presenting. The group complimented each other."
"Thoroughly enjoyed the training. Very pertinent - good timing, as we are launching our at home program. The presentations were well organized and informative."
"The presentation was very well done. The presenters were knowledgeable and enthusiastic! It was apparent that they enjoyed what they were doing and believed in the program's ability to positively impact people's lives!"