Activities

Giving thanks for my roommate

In a year filled with changes, many of which were unexpected, SNF resident blogger Kathy Mears reflects on a relationship that has brought her good tidings of great cheer.

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Calendar men and women

A Michigan retirement community is raising money and getting ready for the new year with a classic Hollywood twist.

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Senate passes bill to help locate people with Alzheimer’s

Kevin and Avonte’s Law would renew and expand resources for family members, first responders to find missing loved ones who wander, including those with dementia. 

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Memory care residents comfort victims of Hurricane Harvey

Residents with dementia made toys for children in Texas who were affected by the hurricane. 

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Oh, baby! Doll therapy gets real

Artists create life-like dolls to awaken nurturing instincts in residents who participate in doll therapy.

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Creature comforts

Robotic pets are putting a high-tech spin on the calming power of cuddles--and senior care providers are buying.

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Fur-ever homes for man’s best friend

It’s a doggone heartwarming story of how pet companions can fight depression and reduce isolation.

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Growing new life

Eldergrow is bringing the outdoors inside and sowing joy and purpose for residents. 

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Caregivers, appreciate yourselves

Caregivers need to reserve a bit of time in their busy days to appreciate a crucial senior care assetthemselves.

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A new reality

Virtual reality technology gives seniors life beyond four walls.

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