Harnessing the Power of Technology to Stay in Touch

When mobility restrictions and health concerns curb one’s love of traveling and exploring new places, harnessing the power of technology to stay in touch can mean the difference between isolation and engagement. As children, grandchildren and other family members and friends spread their wings and move away, older individuals often feel out of touch and…

They Are Truly Extraordinary

An interesting conversation happened last week at the Waverly headquarters of NIT. A group of our clinicians was gathered together for our quarterly empowerment meetings when one of our marketing people asked if they would be willing to share a case study. These clinicians, who work with kids, adults, and seniors every day, helping each…

The World Wide Scavenger Hunt

Providing fun, engaging activities for residents is always a top priority for community managers. Find activities that can bring residents together, provide interaction, and excitement are especially enticing. At a recent conference of Senior Living Administrators, a story was shared about a ‘scavenger hunt’ put on by the activities director at an assisted living facility…

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month.   We are all familiar with the doctors’ advice for screenings, mammograms, and self exams that we’ve been hearing since we were young adults. And we’ve all read the news articles or seen the TV interviews explaining the link between a specific inherited mutation of the BRCA 1 and…