Residential Living Association

Statement of Purpose

  • The Association shall serve to represent the residents of the cottages and apartments in matters related to The Village at Utz Terrace.
  • The Residential Living Association shall serve as a means by which dialogue shall be maintained between the residents of the cottages and apartments and administration.
  • The Residential Living Association shall serve as a support group for its members as needed.

Bylaws

Committees

Residential Living

Building and Grounds
The Building and Grounds Committee discusses building and grounds issues and looks for solutions as well as discusses current and upcoming projects. The goal is to get the information back to the residents. Contact Teresa Plank at or Dan Golliday at to join.
3rd Wednesday of the month
10:30 am – 11:30 am

Resident Council
The Resident Council is made up of residents who are voted into the position. The council represents independent living residents and their concerns.
2nd Tuesday of the month
10:30 am

Garden Group
Residents are sent a memo asking if they are interested in a garden plot at The Village at Utz Terrace. The group meets at the beginning of the season and anyone who has a garden plot is welcome to join. Contact Teresa Plank, at for more information or to join.

Food Committee
Residents receive a letter in November about open positions on the Food Committee. Residents who express interest in the committee are selected at random. The group helps dining with ideas and suggestions to move the program forward. General Manager of Dining contact.
Last Wednesday of the month
Time & Location announced to members

Residential Living Life Enrichment Committee
The Life Enrichment Committee meets quarterly and helps in planning the residential living activities for the years as well as critiques current activities. This committee is ongoing and is open to any residential living resident.

Romeos’ (Men’s Group) Committee
The Romeos’ Committee meets quarterly and helps in planning the residential living activities for the men for the year as well as critiques current men’s group activities. This committee is ongoing and is open to any residential living male residents to attend.

Juliets’ (Women’s Group) Committee
The Juliets’ Committee meets quarterly and helps in planning the residential living activities for the women for the year as well as critiques current women’s group activities. This committee is ongoing and is open to any residential living woman resident to attend.

Library Committee
The Library Committee meets as needed. Members filter the library books coming into the library, sort the books and weed out slow movers. The committee provides monthly lists of new arrivals for the community newsletter. This committee is ongoing. The Life Enrichment Leader acts as support system for this standalone group.

Personal Care

Resident Council Meeting
Committee meetings are listed on the calendar and the Life Enrichment Director gives verbal invites/announcements.

Food Committee Meeting
Committee meetings are listed on the calendar and the Life Enrichment Director gives verbal invites/announcements.

Skilled Care & Rehabilitation

Resident Council Meeting
The Resident Council meeting is open to all skilled care residents. This meeting allows residents to have input, feedback and discussion about perceptions, concerns and praises about daily life in The Village at Utz Terrace Skilled Care Center. It also provides team members the opportunity to communicate and educate residents about information, changes and upcoming events.
First Thursday of every month

Food Committee Meeting
The Food Committee meeting is open to all residents in skilled care. Residents can voice concerns and suggestions for menus and dining experiences. Additionally, dining services is able to communicate messages of interests including holiday menus, nutrition information, upcoming events and changes in dining services.
First Thursday of every month

 

Council Members

  • Gordon Benson
  • Bill Crosson
  • Cecilia Dembroski
  • Mary Margaret Hewes
  • Judy Holman
  • Sandy Langknecht
  • Charlie Price

Schedule

Residential Living

The Residential Living Association meets the second Tuesday of every month at 10:30 a.m. Please note that the council is currently meeting through Zoom. For the Zoom meeting login information, please contact Teresa Plank, administrative assistant, at 717.637.0633, ext. 60000 or [email protected].

Personal Care

Resident Council meeting is an informative meeting of the latest community news. All department managers and/or a department representative attend the meeting to update the residents on current department news. Residents are welcome to voice their joys, comments, concerns and ask questions of the department managers.

Please contact the following personnel, if you have questions regarding Resident Council meetings:

Shelly Wigley
Personal Care Administrator
[email protected]
717.646.2415

Kris Martin
Personal Care Activities Director
[email protected]
717.646.2431