A group of vaudeville performers is hitting the hospital and long-term care circuit to bring familiarity and fun to patients with dementia. The unique program was recently featured in the New York Times.
Atlanta's Lenbrook community teamed up with national high school program Cristo Rey in 2015 to provide work opportunities for students, in exchange for helping pay their tuition.
Nearly two dozen Clemson University students and employees delivered care packages to a nearby veterans nursing home on Saturday — and they brought something younger vets say their older counterparts don't get enough of: recognition.
It's not often that school buses drop off high school students at a nursing home, or that skilled nursing residents get to watch YouTube videos with young people while sharing stories from their past.
For residents of Winner Regional Long-Term Care in Winner, SD, the local high school football team is a big deal. Many residents attended Winner High School and wear Winner Warriors gear on game days.
Last month an employee of a Puerto Rico nursing home appeared in an ABC News interview with a desperate request for anyone who was watching: Don't let our residents die.
An elementary school student from Georgia recently held a game night at her church with a simple goal: To raise $300 for local nursing home residents. In the end, her efforts brought in more than four times that amount.
For 400 volunteers at MorseLife Health System in West Palm Beach, FL, nothing — not even Hurricane Irma — could get in the way of sharing the joy of the High Holidays with homebound Jewish seniors.
The idea of a motorcycle ride to honor nursing home residents who served in the military first came to Colleen Goldman five years ago as a way to grant the wish of a dying resident.
A Connecticut nursing home is honoring one of its former residents with a remodeled room to give individuals with dementia a place to relax.
The husband of a Colorado nursing home resident is on a quest to get her and her fellow residents off of their "12 by 12 patio" and out into nature via scenic golf cart rides.
Residents of a New York rehabilitation center traveled back in time — waaaay back in time — last week at the facility's first-ever Renaissance Faire.
A North Carolina nursing home held a ceremony last week to honor the son of one of its employees, who was aboard a Navy warship in June when it collided with a cargo ship off the coast of Japan.
Nursing home residents in New Jersey have been enjoying fresh flowers this summer that might have otherwise ended up in the garbage, if not for one local teacher.
The newest residents at the Knox County Nursing Home in Knoxville, IL may butt heads from time to time, but that's to be expected — they're a pack of goats.