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Where did person-directed care go?

As we mark the one-year anniversary of life-altering changes brought about by COVID-19, I think about those aspects of life that left me, and those that have arrived. What has left me?  Air travel, eating in a restaurant, sitting in a coffee shop, seeing my family; hugging my son. What’s come into my life? Masks,…

From ‘failure to thrive’ to living with purpose

Finding purpose is a basic human right regardless of our place in society, background or age. As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to unfold and disrupt the senior living industry, it is our duty as industry leaders  to ensure that residents in communities are able to find meaning every day through person-centered engagement. Activity professionals make…

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