Category Archives: residents

>Four dimensions of planning activities for residents with dementia

>Activities represent a key aspect of quality of life. Throughout our life, we pick things that relax us, bring us pleasure, stimulate our curiosity or expand our knowledge. We all select activities based on our interests and abilities.People suffering from … Continue reading

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>Good news for residents!! Satifaction is recorded

>A recent study published on November 9th 2010 by the National Center for Assisted Living (NCAL) shows that Assisted Living communities are tracking and monitoring employee and residents satisfaction. This study is the first of its kind and also shows … 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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>Tools of Engagement: 4 ways to put residents in charge

>Communities that are successfully enhancing their residents’ activity and life enrichment program often point to a simple strategy: ask them what they want to do. Today’s seniors and people retiring in the coming future seem to be more eager to … Continue reading

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>These Resident, these Heroes

>Sometimes people forget that retirement communities are normal social spaces where interactions happen all the time. There are exchanges between residents, with caregivers, the families and the outside world.The social landscape of a community has the same characteristics of any … Continue reading

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