Charles de Vilmorin, Author at McKnight's Long Term Care News

Charles de Vilmorin

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Dementia unlocked

“A musician must make music, an artist must paint, a poet must write, if he is to be ultimately at peace with himself. What a man can be, he must be.” — Abraham Maslow Abraham Maslow, best known for creating the hierarchy of needs theory,  understood that we are born with passions and interests that…

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Dementia is not the problem

When a major client and mentor tells you that you are wrong, it can be a humbling experience. When I considered redefining our company’s focus as a “dementia-engagement platform” instead of a “resident-engagement platform,” one client’s response was very strong. Ultimately he said it didn’t make sense to add the word “dementia” to the focus.…

Measure what matters

Although entrepreneurs and investors are quickly entering the senior care industry as they see opportunities grow as the population rapidly ages, many claim that technology innovations alone will be the defining feature of what makes an older adult choose a particular housing option.

Overcoming obstacles to optimizing engagement

Last fall, Linked Senior collected information from activity directors across the country to determine what they love most about their work and what challenges they face day-to-day, especially when it comes to their ability to meaningfully engage the residents in their care. More than 300 people responded to the survey and shared some eye-opening insights:

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