Activities

Community Building Through Gaming

A trip to the virtual casino may provide lonely seniors with a real sense of community. Online "social gaming" can represent an opportunity for your facility to provide additional engagement and social opportunities to your residents. Read More »

Lifelong Learning for Better Resident Health and Engagement

Provide a variety of opportunities for your residents to continue learning well into their later years. Read More »

Making the Holidays Brighter

Integrating families and the wider community can make a potentially lonely time brighter for residents. Read More »

Treating Depression and Loneliness in SNFs and LTC Facilities

More than just feeling blue, these conditions can threaten the health of your residents.

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Pet Therapy and Elder Care: A Winning Combination

Frequent contact with pets has been shown to improve cognitive abilities, enhance mood, and boost feelings of interest and enthusiasm. Read More »

Involving the Wider Community

It’s not always easy, but bringing the outside world to your residents can benefit everyone involved.

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2018 resolutions worth keeping

A California senior living provider asks residents their goals for the year ahead.

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Pet therapy is for the birds

Senior living providers are learning a bird in the hand is worth a lot to seniors who suffer from loneliness.

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’Tis the season

SNF resident blogger Kathy Mears reminisces of holidays past spent at nursing homes, a reminder that this may be the most difficult time of year for some residents. 

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Assisted living activities: From blankets to beer, variety is key

Bingo and movie night aren’t enough to keep most residents engaged and happy. Activity professional Susan Rauch shares unconventional ideas for expanding your activities offerings.

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