A pilot program at Hebrew Home at Riverdale in New York is using an offbeat idea from a 2004 Adam Sandler movie to help residents with dementia start their days on a positive note—without the use of drugs.
The Meadows of Napa Valley, a LeadingAge member in Napa, CA, is planning a $67 million campus expansion and renovation designed to attract the next generation of retirees.
For Village Shalom residents who may have always wanted to document their life stories but didn’t know where to begin, a new “writing club” now gives them the framework in which to take up the challenge. Led by Rabbi Mark Levin, founding rabbi of Congregation Beth Torah, the group does not actually require any particular writing skill. It simply relies on attendees’ willingness to recall the experiences, memories and anecdotes that color their lives.
Even if the title of this article makes you squirm, a recent collection of news pieces provides a reminder that it’s time to stop avoiding the topic.
LeadingAge members are known for their innovative programming, whether they are finding new ways to deliver care to vulnerable older adults, helping residents maintain their health and independence, or creating out-of-the-ordinary opportunities for simply enjoying life. Here’s the latest news about innovations taking place at The Mercy Community, Hebrew Home at Riverdale, Felician Village, La Loma Village, and Carolina Meadows.