Category Archives: culture change

>Senior moments?? Not as bad as we think!

>The expectations of today’s older adults were underscored in a new study of Americans aged 65 and over commissioned by Vi. According to the Vi Next Chapter study, more than four out of five seniors (82%) feel they have “so … Continue reading

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>4 ways for residents to go social!

>About 60% of nursing home residents are visited less than once a year. Many older people never have visitors and spend their days alone and lonely. In addition to the housing and medical role of the senior community, one should … Continue reading

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>Teaching and learning – essential parts of retirement

>What’s great about teaching is that it’s fun, easy to implement and can actually keep you brain healthy. Latest research show that tutoring amongst seniors might dramatically improve their well being:“Ideally, we’d like to see if this mentoring program reduces … Continue reading

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>Email is just too slow

>Every year in august since 1998, Beloit College releases what has become known as the Beloit list:After assessing their new students, the college comes up with a list of facts that show cultural highlights of the new generation.It was initially … Continue reading

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>5 attributes to successful change

>As organizations take on new projects and services, attention needs to be dedicated to the underlying fundamentals of successful changes. When it comes to senior communities and whether this includes a technological component or not, these concepts remain the same … Continue reading

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>Linked Senior at the Pioneer Network – Aug 8-11 2010

>Linked Senior is proud to participate in the Pioneer Network‘s highly anticipated national conference. It is the nation’s largest and most successful conference of its kind. The three-day conference is a showcase for innovative thought and transformative practices in the … Continue reading

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>Active seniors help culture change

>It’s amazing how our preconceived image of Aging make us think that seniors all gather in one place and do nothing for the rest of their life. Culture change is here to help us and has already done a lot. … Continue reading

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>Up and away with Ageism!

> UP is the new Pixar movie that was released last week. It is the story of a 78 year old man who ties thousands of balloons to his house and flies away to the wilds of South America with … Continue reading

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>Activity Directors are heroes

>In the past 50 years, the senior care industry has been evolving from a medicalized institution to a place that people need and want to call their last home. In these environments, seniors crave to live as fully as possible … Continue reading

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>The eighth P

>Steve Gurney’s speech at Vinson Hall on Thursday March 19th 2009 was very compelling and serves as a great platform for discussion for change on how we perceive the role of retirement communities in our society. After planning his move … Continue reading

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