7 Habits of Highly Effective Activity Coordinators

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The role of Activity Coordinators is often misunderstood. Many hold the perception that this job is all fun and games. Sure, the job itself is rewarding and enjoyable. However, there is much more to the position than having a laugh and coming up with ideas. Activity Coordinators juggle diverse and far-reaching responsibilities. They create activities…

Six Strategies for Combatting Social Isolation in the Elderly

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Social isolation is something that communities across the world are attempting to combat through senior programming and resources. As people age, their loved ones pass away and health conditions arise that can lead to various social and physical barriers. While this is a natural part of ageing, it often leaves older adults lacking social support…

Alexa for Seniors: A Dementia-Friendly Tool

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Households across the world have been adopting Amazon’s Echo (aka Alexa) into their homes. However, Alexa has proved herself useful enough that this trend is extending beyond the single household. Since the Amazon Echo became HIPAA-compliant earlier this year, using Alexa for seniors has become more popular in elderly care communities. This is arguably a…