Monthly Archives: January 2011

>Wish Granting – 5 tips to make them come true

> Wish granting and answering residents‘ personal requests is in the heart of any caregiver, wellness or activity director and community staff. They are often assimilated to the idea of the bucket list. Although that concept brought enough attention to...

>Today AAHSA Becomes LeadingAge

>Here is an announcement from Leading Age, formerly AAHSA: Starting today, our association will officially be known as LeadingAge. LeadingAge reinforces our commitment as not-for-profit organizations not only to providing services and care, but also to leading the charge for...

>Senior moments?? Not as bad as we think!

>The expectations of today’s older adults were underscored in a new study of Americans aged 65 and over commissioned by Vi. According to the Vi Next Chapter study, more than four out of five seniors (82%) feel they have “so...

>Museums making arts accessible to people with dementia

>Due to the number of people affected by Alzheimer’s disease, the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) decided to develop programming for this particular audience, thereby further enhancing MoMA’s programming for older adults.These programs give those living with the degenerative disease...

>Silvers Summit @ the CES 2011

>The CES (Consumer Electronic Show) in Las Vegas is the technology-related trade show held each January in Las Vegas, Nevada. Not open to the public, the show typically hosts previews of products and new product announcements. Some view it as...