Every day, our company has discussions with providers who are shifting their mindset and deciding to invest in the value of resident engagement. Nothing is more exciting to us than to collaborate with frontline teams and their organizations once they’ve made this commitment to improving the quality of life of their residents and staff. … Read more
The Validation method motivates older adults with cognitive decline to communicate more, relieve stress, and enhance dignity and happiness in their final stage of life. … Read more
Using digital technology, the staff members were able to personalize resident programming and assess in real-time any changes in resident ability or preferences. After only one year with the new strategy, the community increased the number of engagement programs offered by 145%!… Read more
Jennifer Brush, MA, CCC/SLP, is an award-winning Dementia Educator, author and consultant. Passionate about enriching the lives of people with dementia, Jennifer is on a mission to put the focus of care on the person’s preferences, interests and abilities. She has combined Dr. Montessori’s philosophy of learning and living with what we know about aging and dementia care best practices. It is not a technique, task or intervention. It’s a way of living one’s life to the fullest extent possible. In this presentation you’ll learn how to incorporate simple, low cost evidenced based design guidelines into your community to help residents thrive.
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