Linked Senior Releases Groundbreaking Whitepaper on the State of Resident Engagement in Senior Living

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Linked Senior Releases Groundbreaking Whitepaper on the State of Resident Engagement in Senior Living

Posted on February 27, 2020

Linked Senior publishes a new whitepaper about the current state of resident engagement in senior living, including a review of opportunities available for advancing the discipline in the new decade.

The Linked Senior whitepaper outlines obstacles faced by activity professionals today, describes the value of resident engagement and shares how innovative best practices are being implemented and measured by leading senior living providers.

Drawing from years of experience in the industry, unique data sets and an extensive network of relationships within the market, this whitepaper offers a comprehensive and exclusive overview of the state of resident engagement.

Top takeaways from the report include a list of challenges faced by activity professionals working to provide authentic resident engagement, an exploration of how leading providers are working to optimize their engagement strategy and an overview of where the industry is headed. The whitepaper defines a simple yet effective framework for anyone interested in advancing person-centered care and improving the overall experience they provide to the older adults they serve.

Eight leaders in the resident engagement field submitted insights for this whitepaper including, Dr. Susan Levy, Past President of AMDA, the Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine, Vicki de Klerk-Rubin, Executive Director of the Validation Training Institute, Penny Cook, President/CEO of Pioneer Network, Kirsten Jacobs, Director of Dementia Wellness and Education at LeadingAge, Susan Ryan, Senior Director at The Green House Project, Lynne Katzmann, Founder and President of Juniper Communities, Dr. Katy Abbott, Associate Professor of Gerontology, Miami University Scripps Gerontology Center, and Dawn Worsley, Board President, National Certification Council for Activity Professionals.

“Resident engagement is now a respected, valued and competitive field within senior living,” shares Linked Senior CEO & Co-founder, Charles de Vilmorin, “We’re proud of advancing the field by providing tools to staff so they can more effectively collaborate with the residents they serve to help them find purpose each day.”

Linked Senior is an evidence-based resident engagement platform for senior living. The platform optimizes the person-centered experience for residents by empowering staff with digital tools to assess, plan, implement and evaluate engagement for the entire resident population.