Monthly Archives: January 2012

Cognitive Benefits of Small Groups with Dementia

Many studies have been conducted recently through The Cochrane Collaboration under the discussion topic of the benefits of group activities and their ability to improve the mental function in mild to moderate cases of dementia. British researchers examined data from...

3 tips for greater consistency and a better resident experience

According to Wikipedia, Consistency is The achievement of a level of performance that does not vary greatly in quality over time. When it comes to retirement communities, performance is usually understood as the  experience felt by the customer, the resident. ...

The Theme for the 2012 National Assisted Living Week is: Art for the Ages

The National Center for Assisted Living (NCAL) just announced that the theme for the 2012 National Assisted Living Week has been finalized: Art for the Ages. You can now save the date and start planning today: September 9 – 15,...

Gallup Survey Shows Social Seniors Are Happier

The Gallop survey indicated that seniors who spend much of their time socializing are more likely than their others to report a high level of happiness. The more time Americans spend socially with family and friends, the more likely they are...