5 Takeaways from the LeadingAge GA/SC Annual Conference

Posted by Evangeline Wilds on April 3, 2019

Last week, I drove down to beautiful Hilton Head, South Carolina to represent Wellzesta as an exhibitor at the LeadingAge GA/SC Annual Conference on Aging.  In addition to the time I spent at our booth, I was able to attend a few seminars as well. Here are five takeaways from my time at the conference:

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Topics: Wellness Technology leadingage cybersecurity conference


How we use artificial intelligence at Wellzesta

Posted by John M. Robinson MD, PhD on March 12, 2019

Artificial intelligence can benefit seniors’ health & wellness - here’s how.

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Topics: Senior Living Seniors Wellness artificial intelligence machine learning data science predictive analytics


The power of dance

Posted by Evangeline Wilds on March 6, 2019

For seniors, dancing is about more than just “shaking the blues away” — it’s a tool for fighting mental decline and maintaining a healthy brain.

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Topics: Senior Living Seniors Emotional Wellness Dance Physical Wellness


5 communication mistakes you're probably making - if you're still using paper

Posted by Kyle Robinson, MA on March 6, 2019

Find out how your communication could go from good to great by ditching the printer, saving some trees, and updating in real-time.

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Topics: Senior Living Seniors Communication Technology Digital Environmental Wellness


Why emotional wellness matters

Posted by Evangeline Wilds on March 6, 2019

Striving for the health of your residents is something you do every day. But are you doing enough to ensure their emotional wellness?

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Topics: Seniors Wellness Wellbeing Resident Engagement Life Plan Emotional Wellness


Benefits of team well-being

Posted by Evangeline Wilds on March 6, 2019

In the midst of your community’s busy schedule, your staff members need chances to pause and refocus on their own whole-person wellness. Use our easy tips to infuse the day-to-day with refreshment, encouragement, and better health for everyone.

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Topics: Senior Living Wellness Wellbeing Team Employees Refresh Renew


Beyond activities: wellness-inspired classes and events

Posted by Kyle Robinson, MA on February 11, 2019

 In senior living we must move beyond the 3 B’s — Bingo, Bible study, Birthdays. There’s nothing necessarily wrong with any of those — in fact, they all should be celebrated. Yet, today’s resident / member wants something increasingly personalized, exciting, and stimulating.

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Topics: Senior Living Wellness Wellbeing Resident Engagement Life Plan


What we did with a $2M research budget

Posted by John M. Robinson MD, PhD on February 11, 2019

This week my research group from South Dakota State University published a research article in the Biophysical Journal. The article describes the function of a tiny molecular switch in your heart. The switch instructs the heart muscle when to relax (fill with blood) and contract (eject blood). The name of the switch is Troponin.

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Topics: Science Biophysics Research Muscles


Money matters: focusing on financial wellness

Posted by Evangeline Wilds on February 11, 2019

Even though your residents are retired, there are still ways that you can help them strengthen their financial wellness and make good choices with their money. Here are some tips for how to incorporate financial wellness into your community’s wellness programming.

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Topics: Senior Living Seniors Money Wellness Financial Wellness