Welcome to LTLTI

Welcome to the Long Term Living Training Institute of Pennsylvania.  Our organization is dedicated to providing the highest quality training and development programs for professionals working within the various fields of human services.  Please feel free to take a look around to learn more about our organization and the educational opportunities we provide.

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News & Announcements

  1. 2014 Supporting Individual Choice Conference

    Please save the date for the 2014 Supporting Individual Choice Conference on December 3-5, 2014 at the Hershey Lodge and Convention Center.  This conference provides professionals with the tools to better serve older adults in their own homes.  This year’s conference program also provides the opportunity to network, re-energize, identify resources, and gain expertise in providing more effective, consumer-focused service; support cohesiveness among professionals in the aging field and foster an understanding of common purpose; and to guide programs in effectively managing risk and achieving a balance of safety, health, and choice.

    This conference allows you to get the most for your training dollars because staff can obtain CEUs as well as some of the 20 hours of required annual service coordination training.  The conference is appropriate for:  Aging Care Managers, Service coordinators, NHT Coordinators, Assessors, Registered Nurses, Family Caregiver Support Program Staff, Senior Center Managers and Staff, and also Adult Day Center Managers and Staff.

  2. National Voter Registration Act (NVRA) Course

    Brand new to the LMS!  The National Voter Registration Act (NVRA) of 1993 requires that eligible citizens be given the chance to register to vote when they receive services from specific agencies.  AAAs are identified as one of the agencies that must comply with the NVRA law.

    The Pennsylvania Department of State requires that NVRA procedures training occur every 6 months. Online NVRA training will now be available in the LMS twice a year to comply with the Department of State regulations.  Log into your LMS training account to review this course.

  3. Caregiver Webinar Series

    ASA announces the 2014 edition of the Family Caregiver Support Series of web seminars, presented in collaboration with Home Instead Senior Care.  This webinar series features a variety of topics that will help professional and family caregivers navigate the many issues that arise while caring for an older adult.  The webinars are FREE to attend, and continuing education credit is available at no cost.  Pre-registration is required to attend the live webinars.  To view complete webinar descriptions and register, go to www.asaging.org/web-seminars.

    December 3 – Solving Communication Issues Within Families

  4. Motivational Quote

    “A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step”
    - Confucius

  5. PCMI Announces 2 New eLearning Programs

    Working with Hoarding Behaviors
    Beat the Odds - Senior Problem Gambling

    Cost effective, powerful, and timely training is now available for two topics for which there has been limited training in the past.  Here are just a few features of these programs:

    • Based on sound, real world, and practice driven approaches;
    • Designed to be completed in short time segments, allowing flexibility in when and how the programs are completed;
    • Interactive in nature with activities to reinforce key concepts and learning;
    • Competency based with quizzes and a final examination.

    To learn more about the program goals, content, and cost, please visit our special announcement page on our website by clicking here.

     

  6. Options Counseling Training is now available!!

    The PA Link to Aging developed this online training program to augment the skills of those who provide information, referral and education services to people and families with long term care needs who want to understand the full range of options and opportunities.   Sign into the LMS now to take this new course!

  7. Interview with Brian Duke, Secretary – Department of Aging

    Comcast Newsmakers interviews, Brian Duke, Secretary, Department of Aging. He discusses Pennsylvania’s Plan: Finding Best Practices for an Aging State and his ‘Age and Live Well’ plan for Pennsylvania’s aging population.

    Log into the Learning Managment System and select the General training category within the Resource Archives area. Please contact us at 717 541-4214 if you have any questions.

  8. Healthy Steps for Older Adults Train-The-Trainer Online Course

    The Pennsylvania Department of Aging is offering a Train-the-Trainer online course as both a pre-requisite to the Healthy Steps Master Trainer Certification and as a resource and refresher course for current HSOA trainers.  This online course contains a complete videotape series related to the popular Healthy Steps program.  They provide refresher lessons for trainers on over seventy exercises taught in the Healthy Steps for Older Adults and Healthy Steps in Motion classes.  These videos provide certified Healthy Steps trainers a range of exercises and stretches that help prevent falls, a leading cause of injury among older adults.

    Enter our Learning Management System to take this course!

  9. Assisted Living Frequently Asked Questions: New document on the PDA/OLTL website

    The PA Department of Aging and Office of Long Term Living have published another assisted living residence frequently asked questions document.

    These questions were posted to the Department during the recent Assisted Living Administrator Orientation Course.  Please refer to the web link to view the questions and responses.

    Click here to access Assisted Living page on PA Dept of Aging Website

    From this web page select ‘Frequently Asked Questions’ to view the new document.  Any questions on assisted living licensure should be directed to 717-772-2570.