CONFERENCE ACTIVITIES

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CONFERENCE & WELLNESS ACTIVITIES
Wellness Appointments with Soothing Touch To Go
Sponsored by  UnitedHealthcare Senior Care Options, RCAP Solutions and Eisenstein Flaherty and Associates. 
This is one of our attendees' favorite annual traditions!  Sign up when you arrive for your 15-minute Reiki, Reflexology, Chair Massage or Chakra Balancing.  Appointments sell out quickly and are offered on Tuesday evening, Wednesday morning and evening and Thursday evening.  Want to try it out without an appointment?  Soothing Touch to Go will have an exhibitor booth on Thursday where they will be offering complimentary 5 minute chair massages.
Scavenger Hunt
Sponsored by NHAPSC
This fun game is done on your own, during your time at the conference and is completely optional.  Information will be in your registration package.  Make sure to finish by the end of the conference for your chance to win one of three Amazon gift cards!  
TECH Tuesday - Tuesday, May 5, 2020, 3:00-7:00 pm
Sponsored by Pangea Foundation & J. Ryan Solutions, Inc.
Bring your tech questions to J. Ryan Solutions at our Tech Tuesday event for help with your phone, laptop or ipad.  Have questions about SfS, FamilyMetrics or AASC Online? Pangea Foundation will also be there to help!
Hotel History Tour - Tuesday, May 5, 2020, 5:00-6:00 pm
Sponsored by NHAPSC
Join the walking tour and step back into the Gilded Age with a stroll through the early 20th Century when the men wore suits with top hats or bowlers and the women dressed in their finest gowns with huge, broad brimmed hats as they paraded along the long Veranda of the Mount Washington Hotel observing the highest mountains of the northeast that surround this grand estate.  Learn the stories of the people who have built, lived and visited here during the last 100 years - in the last of the grand hotels that once filled New Hampshire’s north country.  You may even feel (or perhaps see) the ghosts of the past as you stroll through New England’s largest wooden structure and like those before you, you will never forget the sights and beauty of the Mount Washington Hotel.  In fact, as some have reported, you may never leave this grand place.
Volunteer Session - Tuesday, May 5, 2020, 6:00-6:15 pm
Newcomer & Friends Session - Tuesday, May 5, 2020, 6:30-7:30 pm
Sponsored by Peabody Resident Services & MARSCH
Lead by ACME Teamwork, this fun, interactive session is great for first-time NERSC attendees, those who haven’t been to a conference in a while, or those who simply want to make new friends.  Learn about how to get the most out of this year’s conference all while playing games, meeting new people, and connecting.
 
Fire Pit Jam Session - Tuesday, May 5, 2020, 8:00-9:30 pm
In Memory of Doug Hemmings
Join us on the back lawn as we gather around the fire pits and sing songs, listen to music, reconnect and warm up.  Please feel free to bring a musical instrument to play!
Networking Hour - Wednesday, May 6, 2019, 6:00-7:00 pm
Sponsored by Rhode Island Service Coordinator Collaborative (RISCC) & Connecticut Association for Resident Service Coordinators in Housing (CARSCH)
This fun-filled hour is packed with photo opportunities, raffle items, 80's dance class and more!  This 
Welcome Dinner & Totally 80's Dance Party - Wednesday, May 6, 2020, 7:00-11:00 pm
Sponsored by Senior Whole Health (dinner), HallKeen Management (dance party)
This year’s conference is going back to the 80’s and is bound to be the best party we’ve ever thrown!  Dress up as your
favorite 80’s movie/tv/rockstar or dig out some iconic 80’s fashion that made this decade one of the most memorable.  After dinner bring your dance moves to the floor as the DJ will be playing all of our favorite 80’s songs.

 
Guided Walk - Thursday, May 7, 2020, 6:30-7:30 am
This walk is for all levels; please dress accordingly and wear comfortable shoes.  The walk will be lead by this year’s NERSC
Conference Co-Chairs, Mark Leno and Karen Graveline. Weather permitting.
Aqua Tai Chi (Ai Chi) - Thursday, May 7, 2020, 6:30-7:15 am
Sponsored by Shires Housing

Taught in the indoor pool area at the Omni, Ai Chi will aim to strengthen lower extremities, trunk and back muscles by using water’s resistance to improve muscular strength and endurance. In addition, we incorporate the inherent properties of the principles of Tai Chi and Qi Gong to enhance, develop and expand the mind-body connection.​ This class is for everyone as water’s buoyancy and three dimensional resistance allows people to move in ways that can help best meet their individual fitness needs and prepare their body for daily activities.  

Aqua Tai Chi is practiced in the water because it provides several benefits:

  1. Water supports our body’s weight making exercising easier and more relaxing.

  2. Water provides gentle resistance to movement which eases strain on tender joints and gently develops muscle strength.

  3. Water helps us learn certain healthful breathing techniques

This excerpt was taken from Tai Chi Village please view taichivillage.org or aquacareforme.com for further information

Exhibitor Showcase - Thursday, May 7, 2020, 7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Our Annual Exhibitor Showcase will feature vendors offering products and services that will help you and your residents!  Play the Exhibitor BINGO game for your opportunity to win prizes donated by the exhibitors.
NERSC Ball - Thursday, May 7, 2020, 5:00-6:00 pm
Sponsored by ACME Teamwork
This is a purely fun, non-competitive game of volleyball played with a very large inflated ball!  It doesn’t matter which side of the net you are on, everyone is playing together as a team to see how many times we can get the ball over the net in a row.

 
Karaoke in the Cave - Thursday, May 7, 2020, 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sponsored by Carabetta Management
Hosted by Jamie Ryan of J. Ryan Solutions, Inc.  Get ready to have a blast in the infamous Cave!  This space, once used during the time of prohibition, is like no other.  Come belt out your favorite song or just hang out and listen to your colleagues rock the cave! 
The Breathing Class - Friday, May 8, 2020, 6:30 am-7:30 am
Sponsored by Preservation Management, Inc.
The Breathing Class is active meditation taught by Kate Hanley. Active meditation is dynamic. It requires intentional breathing and determination. Though you are sitting or lying down, it requires that you push yourself like you do at the gym, and you get out it as much as the effort you put in. Active meditation has many of the benefits of hypnosis or a sweat lodge. The beauty of it is the instructions and steps are simple and straightforward. You have no preparation to do, and no homework afterward. After class, you’ll feel “lighter,” and have thought clarity. You will feel extremely relaxed and free of stress.
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