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Four dimensions of planning activities for residents with dementia

Activities represent a key aspect of quality of life. Throughout our life, we pick things that relax us, bring us pleasure, stimulate our curiosity or expand our knowledge. We all select activities based on our interests and abilities.People suffering from dementia have the right to recreational activities. This is as much a moral obligation as […]

Linked Senior at ALFA on April 5th to 7th!

Linked Senior is proud to be exhibiting at the 2011 ALFA CONFERENCE & EXPO at the GAYLORD PALMS RESORT & CONVENTION CENTER, KISSIMMEE, FL from April 5th to 7th 2011!!!Our booth number is 212Please drop by and visit us! Here is a little bit about ALFA: The Assisted Living Federation of America (ALFA) is the […]

How you can help Japan’s older adults – 2

Previous post is completed with this article from CNN Richard Blewitt, CEO of HelpAge International, a global non-profit that helps disadvantaged older people, said Japan’s large older population could be among the hardest hit by the disaster. Many older people have found it hard to cope because of vulnerabilities like mobility, he said. “The sad […]

How you can help Japan’s older adults

Here is a great post from the Future of Aging blog Last week’s devastating earthquake in Japan was especially tragic for the country’s older adults. Japan is widely known as one of the world’s oldest countries. However, as seen on this ILC Profile of Older Japanese, Japan’s older population is not evenly distributed across the […]

The power of vulnerability

Here is a great TED talk from Brene Brown.It looks into the power of vulnerability and how we should embrace our vulnerable we are to take control over our life. When you think about seniors and residents, aren’t they some of the most vulnerable part of our society? This type of discussion helps us understand […]