Mindful aging: Promoting mental wellness in long-term care
Jun 22, 2023
According to research published in Medical Care Research and Review, it is estimated that 65% to 91% of nursing home residents are affected by a mental health disorder. Furthermore, studies tell us that...
Don’t spring a wellness leak
May 18, 2023
In a valiant attempt to achieve maximum personal and professional potential, and in support of her difficult job recruiting long-term care staff, a colleague of mine chooses one word every year on which...
Intrinsic capacity assessments promote healthy aging: study
Mar 29, 2023
Focusing on older adults’ mental and physical capacities could be more effective than disease management in promoting healthy aging, investigators contend.
Emotional energy and the nitty-gritty of leadership
Feb 02, 2022
Emotional energy is an area I would really like to learn more about in 2022. Maybe we can explore this area together. For years I’ve been coaching and reminding my teammates to consider how they use...
ICAA proposes post-pandemic wellness model for the active aging industry
Apr 27, 2021
A new wellness model will help providers, clients and residents rise above the loss and fear experienced during the pandemic and reclaim their lives and businesses, according to the International Council...
7 employee wellness ideas for the holidays (and beyond)
Eleanor Feldman Barbera, Ph.D.
Dec 08, 2015
After a staff training on reducing burnout in long-term care last week, a look through the evaluation forms was illuminating. A significant number of attendees — mostly nursing aides, nurses, and environmental...
A&D Medical makes wellness app available
Jul 14, 2015
A&D Medical has created an Android version of A&D Connect, its WellnessConnected® app.
Rally Health launches platform
Feb 03, 2015
Rally Health is launching a product that lets consumers look at their personal health data, leverage incentives and receive coaching.
Strategic partnerships provide essential resources for seniors
Oct 11, 2013
Senior care providers dedicated to meeting the needs of this population must adjust to assure easy access to needed resources and services. One approach is the development of partnerships between senior...
Re-examining obesity in long-term care
Aug 01, 2013
John O’Connor’s blog this week explored the issue of obesity in long-term care facilities,and raised a subtle point around assumptions about people who are obese. Whether they are a coworker...