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In this issue: The new CMS Mega Rule, musical memory therapy, infection preventionists, wander management and more.
A man with Parkinson’s disease has started playing piano at the hospital to the delight of patients and surprise of doctors.
How can administrators support activity programming and make their activities directors the best they can be? An Arizona assisted living owner/operator explains the value of encouraging new ideas.
A Minnesota couple, affectionately known as Grandma Rosie and Grandpa Dave, volunteer as foster grandparents at a local Montessori school.
A New York woman has started a collection to help area residents get new or gently used clothes, a simple gesture that reminds us dressing is more than a matter of appearances.
SNF resident blogger Kathleen Mears loves hummus. Rules prevent residents from keeping refrigerated food, so she’s advocated for activities to serve it for three years. Victory has never tasted so good.
Help residents get into the spirit this season by enjoying the festivities and remembering what is really important during the holidays.
Residents of three Florida senior communities go back to school under a new program to inspire life-long learning.
Blogger Kathleen Mears fondly remembers Christmases of years gone by and is learning to make new traditions in the nursing home.
The holiday season is filled with memories, which can be an entryway to connect with people with dementia.
First- and second-graders spent a day singing for nursing home residents and spreading Christmas cheer in Illinois.
SNF resident blogger Kathleen Mears reflects on the change of seasons and why she prefers them despite the dark, bitter cold mornings that make her want to go back to sleep.
Emma Morano, of Italy, celebrated her 117th birthday. She is the oldest person in the world, according to the Guinness World Records.