Monthly Archives: June 2010

>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...

>Social Media for Communities

>In addition to direct benefits to residents, which we’ll cover shortly, social media can bring a very interesting mix for retirement communities on an image & marketing aspect. Word of mouth is a powerful influence. When we have direct contact...

>Music Processing Seems Unaffected By Alzheimer’s

>Information that is “musically encoded” appears to boost short-term memory in individuals with Alzheimer’s disease. According to a study in the Neuropsychologia journal, researchers presented the lyrics of 40 children’s songs to 13 individuals with Alzheimer’s disease as well as...