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In accordance with the Dept of Health, COVID-19 safety restrictions have changed to allow community locations to reopen with limited operations. Therefore, at this time, PACC employees are permitted to begin to provide services out in the community again with their clients, including dining, museums, shopping, parks, gym/fitness centers, movies and theaters, etc., etc. PACC will also continue with Virtual classes, PACCTV Events.

 

For the month of January the following will remain in place for PACC service delivery:

 

- PACC can provide In-home services or take 1 individual into community at a time.
- All COVID-19 Safety precautions apply: Including the wearing of Face Masks, hand sanitizing, social distancing, following all safety guidelines at community locations, and continue with temperature checks/health screening questions before the start of service delivery.
- PACC is not permitted to be in groups with other employees and clients during service delivery. (Except for clients who reside in the same home). PACC employees are not permitted to meet with other employees and clients from other providing agencies during service delivery. NO GROUP activities at this time.
- PACC will not have any Day Service groups, Evening or Weekend group activities at this time.
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Click Here to Download/View The Whole January Calendar in PDF Format
 
 
IMPORTANT!! Please email Jenn(click here) or Amanda(click here) to reserve a spot for a PACCTV Event, Thanks.

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  • Click on the link next to the event you want to access at the time specified
  • Join with your browser or download the browser app
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  • When the session starts, you can access Attendees, Chat, and Mic & Camera settings using the menu bar in the top-right corner.
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Monday 1/18/21
10a-12p Character Masters with Carroll: https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/807951693
Learn to build your character traits with Carroll at Character Masters. We will master different parts of what makes us great friends, family members and citizens of the world. Join in conversation and activities. The only supplies needed are paper, writing and coloring utensils, tape, and a good attitude!

12:30p-1:30p “Let’s create a story!” & Interactive Adventure Reading with Kris: https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/255455549
In our creative writing class, we will write a story together! There will be a different writing style taught during each class. We will put into practice what we have learned by writing together! In the second half of the class we will go on an adventure!! In this class we will be reading an adventure story where YOU choose the twists and turns of the characters!! It will be an exciting journey!!

1:30p-2:30p Acting Games: https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/255455549
We will learn acting skills as we play fun and interactive games with our PACC friends! “ACTION!”

6:00p-7:00p Sports Talk: https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/927474229
Join Nick T as you discuss all things sports!


Tuesday 1/19/21

10a-12p Story Corner with Stacie: https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/194181101
The story today is: Science Experiments that Failed (week 1 of 2)
No Additional Supplies Needed Today

12:30p-2:30p Lunch Time Stories with Carroll: https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/262950501
Grab your lunch and join Carroll for a story. Nothing needed but you and a great listening ear! We will have open discussion following the story. Today we will start “Harry Potter”

2:30p-3:30p Hot Cocoa Chat with Kim and Kris: https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/848168365
Grab your favorite warm drink, and your coziest blanket and join us for a relaxed chat as Kim and Kris guide an open discussion, focusing on expressing emotion, and sharing thoughts & feelings in a safe place. Get comfortable & meet us weekly for Cocoa Chats!

6:30p-7:30p Take A Tour! with Amanda: https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/822447669
Join us weekly as we virtually explore the world around us! Each week we will visit a new place and learn more about some of the coolest, most popular, and famous locations/historical sites/landmarks and attractions both here in the USA and abroad! We will be learning about NYC and Los Angeles!!


Wednesday 1/20/21

10a-12p Healthy Choices & Stretch/Relaxation with Kris: https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/901354709
Class will begin with a 10 min Zumba workout. Please bring water and wear comfortable clothes. We will learn how to make decisions in our lives that increase our health! Let’s learn to live our best lives by incorporating healthy choices!
In our Stretching and Relaxation class, we will learn simple stretches and breathing exercises that you can do at home to relax your muscles and reduce stress and tension. Let’s learn ways to destress together! Please have a mat (if you have one) a towel, a pillow, and water. Wear comfortable clothes. We will stretch in socks or bare feet.

12:30p-2:30p Creative Movement with Michelle: https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/603643741
Light stretching which can be done in any chair, on floor, or standing up. We will use music to move our bodies. We will create shapes with our arms, and clients can mirror Michelle with arm movements and use our hands to follow along and clap to different beats like a drum. We will take a break half way through to discuss current events.

6p-7p Workout and Social Time With Jenn!: https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/829069005
Grab a water bottle and do an 80’s dance workout with Jenn for 30 minutes. After we will have open chat time so we can socialize!


Thursday 1/21/21

10a-12p Community Safety with Kristen and Amanda: https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/796268765
Join us today as we learn about how to make sure we are being safe in our communities! Safety first!

12:30p -2p Cookie Baking with Kim!: https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/788012589

Today we are making: Cherry Cheesecake Pocket Pies!

Ingredients
Simplified, the recipe is:
1 refrigerated, roll-out, pie crust
1 cup canned cherry pie filling
1/4 teaspoon pure almond extract, optional
1/4 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
8 oz. cream cheese, room temperature (not whipped, reduced fat or Neufchatel)
3 Tablespoons sugar
1 to 2 Tablespoons whole milk

2p -3p Sing Along with Kim!: https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/788012589
Join us for a fun evening of dancing and singing along to some of our favorite songs!

3p-4:30p Mixed Media Art with Gen: https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/341752301
Join Gen for a mixed media art class! Today we are doing a Galaxy Painting!

***This project will only be taught with acrylic paint. Participants are welcome to join with other art supplies but might have a challenge coloring over the dark background.

Supplies:

Canvas, Sturdy art paper, piece of cardboard
Paints: Black, Blue, Purple, Pink, Light Green, Yellow, White
Brushes
Optional– Old toothbrush for star effect
Water, Paper plate, paper towels
Today we are making: Cherry Cheesecake Pocket Pies!


Friday 1/22/21

10a-12p Healthy Cooking and Budgeting with Kim: https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/189411845
This class is filled with everything from recipe planning, budgeting, shopping, to cooking and nutrition. You will prepare your own lunch each week!

Today’s Meal: Stir Fry!

Ingredients:

1/2 pound meat— chicken, steak, pork, shrimp or tofu (meat is optional)
4 cups of raw vegetables — such as peppers, onions, broccoli, carrots, sugar snap peas
1-2 tbsp of fresh ginger and/or fresh garlic (I use both)
2 cups uncooked white rice

*Optional* Stir-Fry Sauce (can just use soy sauce instead if you want)
Ingredients

1 cup broth
2 tbsp soy sauce
1 tbsp white or brown sugar
1 tbsp rice wine vinegar

12:30p-2:30p Amanda’s Amazing Activities! Sign Language Day: https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/862399621
Join us as we learn some simple signs and explore a new way to communicate!

7p-8p History N’at with Big Ed! : https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/528624653
Bill Nye ain’t got nothin’ on Big Ed! Let’s make science fun!!