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Dementia and the Five Star rating system

Nursing homes are seeing a lot of changes related to compliance and dementia this year. Starting with the change in five star ratings that now incorporates dementia related quality measures, more change is on its way that might increase risk … Continue reading

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Engagement to support motivation & purpose in dementia

“I used to enjoy painting, but I often lack motivation. If I start, I usually keep going and am happy doing it. It takes a lot to get me started though.” (George) Lack of motivation and apathy are frequent problems … Continue reading

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Senior care clinical expert, Steven Littlehale, joins Linked Senior’s board of advisors

WASHINGTON DC, JUNE, 1, 2015: – Linked Senior, the leading web based dementia engagement platform for the senior care market, announced today the addition of Mr. Steven Littlehale to its Board of Advisors. Steven currently serves as Executive Vice President … Continue reading

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Linked Senior Receives 2015 LINK Elite Supplier Award

Washington DC, May 4th, 2015 – Linked Senior is proud to announce that it has earned the “Elite Supplier” distinction for the 2015 LINK Conference. This award is given to suppliers who participated in last year’s conference and ranked as … Continue reading

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Case Study: Mercy Nursing Facility at OLV, a Catholic Health System Nursing Home & Linked Senior

Case Study: Mercy Nursing Facility at OLV, a Catholic Health System Nursing Home & Linked Senior Fall Prevention using person centered dementia engagement - Learn how this community is using person centered dementia engagement as part of their fall prevention initiatives.  

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4 empirical components of QOL in dementia engagement

The goal of dementia engagement & programming is to achieve the maximum highest quality of life for people living with cognitive impairments. The challenge in dementia care often lies in finding evidence based interventions or programs that target specific and … Continue reading

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Linked Senior CEO Interviewed on CNBC

Charles de Vilmorin, Linked Senior CEO and co-founder. De Vilmorin’s grandmother suffered from Alzheimer’s and was left alone all day in her nursing home in France. “The conditions are even worse in the U.S.,” he said. De Vilmorin, age 36, … Continue reading

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3 tips for consistency in dementia engagement

One of the biggest challenges in dementia care is the unpredictable nature of the disease. The journey itself has a path difficult to predict and it is often accompanied with behaviors, expressions and needs that are hard to plan for. … Continue reading

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3 guidelines to maximize late stage dementia engagement success

“You matter because you are you and you matter to the last moment of your life. We will do all we can to help you, not only to die peacefully, but to live until you die”.  — Dame Cicely Saunders It … Continue reading

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Linked Senior completes PointClickCare certification for integrated dementia engagement

Washington DC, February 17th 2015: – Linked Senior, the leading web based dementia engagement platform for the senior care market, announced today the integration of their service with PointClickCare, the leading electronic health record (EHR) software platform for the senior … Continue reading

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