Now is the time to seize on this opportunity to rebuild our field! Use the REIS assessment to assess your community and better acknowledge, educate and empower each of your activity and life enrichment professionals.
The global pandemic has offered the field of resident engagement an opportunity to start fresh when it comes to activities in senior living communities. Now is the time to acknowledge what the 3 Bs represent and remember that the key to meaningful engagement is making the time to get to know each resident. … Read more
Now is the time to acknowledge, educate and empower activity and life enrichment professionals so they can care for themselves and in turn meaningfully engage residents so that they can live with purpose each day.… Read more
Reflecting on the lives of our residents and the discussions I’ve had with providers since the beginning of COVID-19, I find that our industry is stepping up to meet this challenge in ways that are breathtaking in their bravery, creativity and resilience. We are gifted with one of the best and most passionate workforces in the world, who love older adults, and we have a real mission to honor and help older adults live with purpose.… Read more
As the new decade begins, it is time to move from the old standard of activities to one of authentic and measurable resident engagement. This type of engagement is only possible when all departments within an organization commit to understanding the needs and preferences of each resident and then offering them engagement opportunities that bring meaning and purpose to their lives.… Read more