National Assisted Living Week
Providers are tuning up to kick off the 20th annual National Assisted Living Week, which runs Sept. 7-13. Assisted living communities across the country will hold parties and events celebrating how "The Magic of Music" enhances the lives of residents, staff and volunteers daily.
"Forever Proud" is the theme of this year's National Assisted Living Week, which will highlight patriotism and love of country. The week begins Sunday — the tenth anniversary of the World Trade Center attacks by terrorists — and runs through Saturday, Sept. 17. The weeklong celebration is sponsored by the National Center for Assisted Living, which offers a planning guide and product catalog. NALW was started in 1995 as "an opportunity for residents, families, staff, volunteers and the surrounding community to come together to bestow on the residents a multitude of events and activities that show them how much they are cared for."