Lunch and Learn

Access Lunch and Learn Continuing Education form.


MEMBERS ONLY – Lunch & Learns will be available on-demand for all NAAP members.  You can view past education sessions directly from our website by accessing the “eLearning” area.  

This Month’s Lunch & Learns:



Tuesday, June 13, 2017 1pm ET, 12noon CT, 11am MT, 10am PT. Topic: Why Activity Professionals are Important – Lisa Ost-Beikmann 

This session will focus on why Activity Professionals play an important role in the long-term care facility.  We will discuss the 24-hour time frame for the resident and the empty hours in their day.


  • To offer morale support and increase motivation for Activity Professionals.
  • To give new ideas to Activity Professionals on how to run their Activity Programs.
  • To allow Activity Professionals the opportunity to share thoughts and ideas.

Tuesday, June 20, 2017 1pm ET, 12noon CT, 11am MT, 10am PT. Topic: Dementia Activities- User-friendly Turnkey Programs – Ginny Rosen

This session will provide an introduction to the HippoCampus Headquarters, review the benefits of activities for individuals with dementia as well as the benefits for the care providers.  This session will provide a description of the Brainy Day Activity Programs and how to develop your own affordable turnkey dementia activity program.


  • Provide an introduction to the benefits of activities for those with dementia.
  • Introduce the audience to a turnkey dementia activity program.
  • Share how you can develop your own dementia activity program.

UPCOMING Lunch & Learns

Tuesday, July 18, 2017 1pm ET, 12noon CT, 11am MT, 10am PT. Topic: Diversity 

The Diverse Elders Coalition, founded in 2010, advocates for policies and programs that improve aging in communities of color, American Indian/Alaska Native communities, and LGBT communities. We stay on the pulse of key policy debates on aging to educate and connect diverse elders and their loved ones to these debates, while also increasing public support for issues that affect our communities.

Presenter: Jenna McDavid, BS, is the National Managing Coordinator for the Diverse Elders Coalition. Jenna is responsible for developing and leading implementation of national strategies related to key coalition priorities, directing coalition response to policies that impact diverse older adults, and managing internal and external coalition communications. Prior to joining the Diverse Elders Coalition, Jenna worked to develop and implement LGBTQ cultural competency training for healthcare and social services providers and administered support groups for LGBTQ cancer survivors. She has a business degree from SUNY Brockport and currently lives in New York City.


Here are some general instructions for Lunch & Learn: These sessions will always take place as follows:  Lunch & Learn on the second Tuesday of the month at 1pm ET, 12noon CT, 11am MT, 10am PT.   You must remain on the session the entire 60 minutes to qualify for the CE’s.  After the session you must complete the Summary Form which can also be found below on this page.  Send (email) it  directly to the NAAP Office.  This summary MUST be a minimum of 100 words on what you learned from the session.  Please be sure to include your signature. After completing this process you can plan to receive your continuing education certificate in approximately 2 weeks.  If it does not arrive or you have any questions, please do not hesitate to email  Reminder that CEs are only given to current NAAP Members.  Non-members have the option of receiving CEUs with payment for live sessions only.

All Lunch & Learns are available for rebroadcast on the eLearning on this website FOR MEMBERS ONLY.   This is one of the many benefits of your NAAP Membership.  You will need your username (generated with membership) and password (you control) and then you can listen and submit your review for CEUs.

During live sessions, if you are not a NAAP member and wish to receive the one (1) hour of continuing education credit you will need to submit $35 via credit card on the form.

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