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The value of what you do …. Activity Director

Activity Director

The value of what you do …. by M. Celeste Chase, ACC, CDP Activity Directors Network Not everyone is cut out for a career in the healthcare field. Those that pursue this career path come to the educational table with innate characteristics some of which can’t be learned or earned but rather are an intrinsic […]

Six Leadership Communication Skills: What Leaders Need to Lead

Source: Six Leadership Communication Skills: What Leaders Need to Lead Image by: Mas. A symbolic representation of two people communicating.   One can’t lead if you can’t communicate. And while all the 12 major verbal skills are important, these six leadership communication skill-sets are essential in being an effective leader. Effective leaders realize early in life that […]

Sensory cart technology helps people living with dementia

Sensory cart technology helps people living with dementiaDeveloped by Experia, the Sensory Cart has a number of features designed to help those suffering with dementia to relax; the cart also helps de-escalate stressful and upsetting situations experienced by those suffering with different forms of the disease.Offering a number of benefits to the user, the Cart houses […]

How I Motivate Seniors to Move, Laugh and Smile

by Guest Writer & Author  Renee Gibbons I walk into the Senior Assisted Living Facility every Saturday morning with a rolling suitcase filled with my motivational movement bag of tricks. At least 10 seniors, some in wheelchairs, are already waiting for me. Others are hurrying in (okay maybe not hurrying in) to take their seats.  They […]