About Us


Founded in 1979, IAPA consists of activity professionals, administrators, volunteer coordinators, social service designees and CNA’s working within skilled nursing centers, rehab centers, assisted living facilities, retirement community adult day centers, senior centers, supportive living facilities, hospitals, Alzheimer/special care units, hospice services, psych facilities, DD/MR facilities and sheltered care facilities.


IAPA is dedicated to enriching the education and professionalism of those working in activities to enhance the quality of life for individuals residing in a variety of care settings in Illinois.


We believe in compassionate care, outstanding service and the power to enhance lives through excellence in leisure programming. For those we serve it is our goal to provide: Fulfillment; Socialization; Physical Activity; Pleasure; Quality Events; Active Participation; Mental, Physical and Emotional Stimulation; Conversation; Companionship and Much More.