Find Your CourAGE.

Posted by Kyle Robinson, MA on May 14, 2019

COURAGE - its origin comes from the French word for "heart," so, just as the heart gives our body life and vitality, courage is actually the virtue that brings together all of our other values.

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Topics: Senior Living Seniors life plan community health & wellness aging wellzesta courage inspiration


Are You Wellness-Ready?

Posted by Kelly Stranburg on May 3, 2019

In senior living, especially in recent years, we associate wellness with exercise programs, life enrichment programs, and social events. But what is wellness, really? And is your organization or community truly “wellness ready”?

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Topics: Senior Living Wellbeing life plan community senior wellness health & wellness wellness design ccrc


Meeting Mike: Using Data to Better Understand Seniors

Posted by John M. Robinson MD, PhD on April 18, 2019

One of the most rewarding parts of my job as the scientific director at the Wellzesta Health Research Institute is the ability to take an interest in the lives of seniors. Last Sunday afternoon, I was "just browsing" on the Wellzesta Life sites used by one of our partner Life Plan Communities. The onboarding team at Wellzesta gets to meet each resident; I am usually not so fortunate. Mostly, I get to meet the residents digitally through the Connect feature.

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Topics: Senior Living Seniors Wellness artificial intelligence data science


StrongBand from Wellzesta: the operating system for senior living

Posted by John M. Robinson MD, PhD on April 5, 2019

Wellzesta's StrongBand medical grade operating system offers security, reliability, and partnership opportunity.

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Topics: Senior Living Technology cybersecurity telehealth backbone operating system


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


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


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