Staying active in activities like the arts “keeps us using our brains to learn new things…”and staves off memory loss and dementia.
Active seniors are happier and healthier longer which is why the
Keeping your brain healthy actually can be a fine art
Since she moved to Florida, said Mary O’Neill, 91, “painting keeps me happy and fills the empty frames” in her Port St. Lucie home. It also keeps mild cognitive impairment (MCI) at bay, said a study from Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn. Unlike memory loss that typically comes with age, MCI can lead t… …read more
We’re all jazzed about next week’s summit in San Francisco. Our CEO Asif Khan will be co-facilitating a roundtable with fellow start-up entrepreneurs to work towards technological solutions within the senior space. Congrats on the sell-out
The #A2Summit has officially SOLD OUT!! Looking forward to seeing all of our sponsors, presenters and attendees for a great day on Monday and Tuesday! …read more
We know firsthand that seniors and technology are a beautiful partnership. Founder & CEO Asif Khan was quoted in a MarketWatch article exploring the changing role of technology and social media in seniors lives.
Asif said that “Everyone gets so caught up in the clinical aspects of growing old, and not so many people think older people need to have purpose and meaning,” and we agree wholeheartedly.
This demographic could be a gold mine for social media
Using social media to fight isolation may offer big payoffs for retirees and their caregivers. …read more
Road trips never stop being fun, add in a trip down memory lane with your buddies and you’re in for one heck of a good time! What an awesome idea Enlivant Senior Living!
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When asked “If you could go anywhere today where would you go?”, the ladies of Greene Place chose the Bee Pub in Bee, Nebraska for fish & chips. Just 5 miles north of Seward, this little pub was a favorite gathering spot for these ladies for many years. This road trip made their day! …read more
We think this collaboration between ALFA and Sargent Art is inspiring. Click through to read about the positive effect art has on seniors, enhancing creativity, communication, spirit and health. Congratulations to the winners! http://bit.ly/Yc3Rha #ART #Aging #ALFA #ALFA2015
Congratulations from Sargent Art to the winners of the 2015 ALFA and Sargent Art Senior Living Art Showcase!Winners! You are awarded an assortment of art supplies from Sargent Art to be enjoyed by the residents of your communities at an Art Party!You will receive your art supplies very soon.Rags to Riches ~ Genesis Health Care ~ Victoria Commons ~ Assisted Living ~ With the recent passing of our Administrators mother the residents decided to make this quilt using a blouse of her mothers. They also used shirts/blouses of other residents who also passed away. This is a way of remembering the Beautiful Life they lived ~ Catherine L, Betty D., Toni V., James R., Carmella S., Shirley H., Lillian.Jenni ~ Brookdale Senior Living Solutions ~ Brookdale Colonial Heights ~ In Jenni we see a woman entangled in driftwood with the free flowing ocean …read more
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