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:
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An expert says proper preparation for every office visit is critical to getting the care you deserve.
Therapeutic recreation is an up and coming technique appearing in some retirement communities, assisted living, and skilled nursing centers. Music, pet and art interventions are just a few methods of therapeutic recreation that can be used to positively impact the health and wellness of seniors living in these settings. By participating in programs like these, seniors can improve both their physical and cognitive abilities by rehabilitating and restoring functionality.
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.