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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Vitalize 360 is a coaching and assessment process that uses art and science to promote optimal wellness for successful aging. The program combines an award-winning, innovative, person-directed approach to wellness coaching with the power of information derived from a scientifically-grounded assessment system.
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.