Wellness and Engagement
Over the past few years, it has become
increasingly evident that LeadingAge members are striving to incorporate
wellness into their communities and programming. It is our hope that the content
in this section provides members with information, resources and a holistic
perspective about wellness-related issues. Be sure to check out our:
To join the LeadingAge wellness and life enrichment listserv, visit My.LeadingAge.org.
It's flu season! And, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) National Vaccine Program Office (NVPO) has developed a first-of-its-kind influenza vaccination toolkit for long-term care employers. The toolkit provides resources and information to promote flu vaccination among those that work in long-term care.
In this Slideshare, find out what LeadingAge member WesleyLife is doing to ensure whole person wellness for their entire community.
In July, Whitney Center hosted a Korean Dance and Laban Movement event in collaboration with East Rock Institute, a nonprofit research and education organization dedicated to the enhancement and deepening of cultural understanding between eastern and western societies through research and teaching. The event included a Korean dance demonstration followed by a presentation by Dr. Hyunju Lee.
Stroke rates and death from strokes are falling, according to a new study in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA).
LeadingAge, the Mather LifeWays Institute on Aging, and the American Seniors Housing Association
conducted an in-depth national survey of the seniors housing sector to
understand the scope, nature, and impact of employee wellness programs
across the continuum of healthcare service organizations. Thanks to the
help of members like you, the comprehensive results of that survey are