Design is Key in Technology Adoption Among Seniors

Posted by Annie Keough on April 26, 2021

Seniors want to learn about and adapt to new technology, but confusing and inaccessible user interfaces can discourage them from trying.

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Topics: Seniors Wellness Wellbeing Communication Technology wellness design aging


Wellness Practices

Posted by Annie Keough on February 17, 2021

 

A study by the Center for Disease Control showed that an estimated 20% of seniors aged 55 or older experience some form of mental health concern. The most common mental health issues include severe cognitive impairment, anxiety, and mood disorders such as depression or bipolar disorder.

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Topics: Seniors Wellness Wellbeing Resident Engagement senior wellness journaling senior care purposeful life software


Your Role in Retirement Planning: Guiding Prospective Senior Living Residents

Posted by Brad Breeding on March 6, 2020

 

If you are a member of the sales and marketing team at your [independent living or life plan] retirement community, did you know that you are in the retirement planning business? You may not think so because, for most people, the phrase “retirement planning” translates to “financial planning." But I would encourage you to broaden your scope of what retirement planning includes.

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Topics: Senior Living Seniors Financial Wellness Life Plan senior wellness aging wellzesta marketing senior care retirement mylifesite


What Do Seniors Want Your Retirement Community to Be?

Posted by Jeremiah Treacy on February 25, 2020

 

“What’s old is new again,” or so the saying goes. With senior living or retirement communities, whichever term you prefer, the model is shifting ever so slightly depending on what your community is, or what you offer the senior today. It may even depend on where your senior community is located; after all, geography can often play a part in the senior community profile.

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Topics: Senior Living Seniors life plan community senior wellness wellzesta continuing care retirement



The Value of Finding Your Life Purpose

Posted by Patricia Faust, MGS on February 12, 2020

 

“The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why.” Mark Twain

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Topics: Seniors senior wellness brain health mindfulness senior care brain function purposeful life purpose


Benefits of Working with a Senior Care Manager

 

The phone rings - it’s the hospital on the other line. Your mother fell and is injured. They also mention they believe she may have had a stroke. You leave your job and head to the hospital. If you aren’t close by, maybe you head to the airport or embark on a long drive. All of a sudden, you are in the middle of a situation you weren’t prepared for. The hospital staff is asking you what you want to do with your mom. She can’t live alone for awhile, or maybe ever again. Where do you want her to go? Where should she go for rehabilitation therapy? You have no idea where to start.

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Topics: Seniors senior wellness aging eldercare senior care continuing care at home care manager healthcare