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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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Long-Term Care Flu Vaccine Toolkit Released by HHS and CDC

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.

Learn from the Happiest People on Earth

In this Slideshare, find out what LeadingAge member WesleyLife is doing to ensure whole person wellness for their entire community.

Finding Inspiration in Korean Dance and Laban Movement

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.

Study: Stroke Rates Declining

Stroke rates and death from strokes are falling, according to a new study in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA).

Employee Wellness: New Report Offers Recommendations

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 now available!