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Charles de Vilmorin

Charles de Vilmorin

Charles de Vilmorin is the CEO and co-founder of Linked Senior.

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It’s time to be #HolidayStrong

The leaves have started to change, and each passing day brings us closer to the holiday season. Every year, we eagerly anticipate this time as an opportunity to be physically close to family and friends, to share meals and connect meaningfully with those who are the most important to us. But with COVID-19 in our lives,…

Measuring resident engagement with the Resident Engagement Index Score (REIS) assessment tool

The pursuit of purpose is a basic human right. Older adults in senior living and long-term care communities deserve  to experience meaningful engagement every day. As the COVID-19 pandemic has unfolded in the past six months, the community lockdowns and physical distancing measures have increased social isolation resulting in a devastating impact on the physical,…

I love bingo

What would you do if you had to engage a very large number of residents with diverse preferences and abilities to ensure maximum well-being on an almost nonexistent budget? The answer would be to find an extremely accessible activity that can be done with little support at a low cost with high cognitive and social…

Meaningful engagement requires staff to practice self-care

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to unfold, most senior living providers are reporting that their residents are experiencing both cognitive and physical declines due to a lack of consistent and meaningful engagement. Frontline staff members are struggling to provide engagement more than ever before and need support. They now have little outside help with resident…

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The #ActivitiesStrong initiative

Helping older adults find purpose every day is more important than ever in this new world of physical distancing that we are living in. It is heartening to see how frontline staff have shown passion, creativity and resilience during this COVID-19 pandemic in order to continue providing meaningful engagement for every resident. Our workforce is…

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We are #ActivitiesStrong

My brother lives in Shanghai, China with his wife and 6-year old son. As COVID-19 unfolded they were lucky to escape the crisis to France in order to live with our parents. A few weeks later, though, the exact same situation happened in France and in other countries in Europe. He witnessed not once, but…

Commit to authentic long-term care resident engagement in 2020

Although New Year’s resolutions are sometimes quickly set aside, there is value in setting goals for ourselves. This is especially important in the resident engagement discipline where we have been struggling to implement measurable goals and monitoring progress toward them. This has been changing recently as we see more and more long-term care providers trying…

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