Quality of Life is one of today’s current and relevant “Hot Topics” for the Recreation/Activity Professional. Anthony Vicari, Vice President of NAAP, along with members of the NAAP Regulations Committee, present this research paper for your information. We trust this paper will inspire you to improve the Quality of Life for those residents you serve each day.
Every Community, every facility, and every person, whether it is your activity team or administration team, has varying ideas on what should be in a pet policy. Some communities are very strict with their pet policies, while others do not have any guidelines or restrictions. There are considerations for the pets visiting and living in […]
What is this Course About? Reiki is a hands-on energy healing technique developed in Japan to encourage relaxation and stress relief to promote physical, emotional, and spiritual wellness. During this course, you will learn how to offer Reiki services to older adults in long-term care communities. The course counts as 14 Continuing Education Credits toward […]
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The Eden Alternative developed what are called the seven Domains of Well-being®. CMS actually included the Eden Domains of Well-being in the “new” (2016) regulations. And, of all places, at the Activities tag! F679 Activities. INTENT §483.24(c) To ensure that facilities implement an ongoing resident centered activities program that incorporates the resident’s interests, hobbies and […]
A few months back I gifted myself an early Christmas present by having a cleaning professional come to my home and do a “deep clean”. I have never had outside help with housekeeping before and was unsure of what to expect. Lucky for me, the date we agreed upon was during a business trip of […]
As we age, social connections and friendships become increasingly important for our overall well-being and quality of life. Research has shown that seniors who have strong social connections and a sense of community have better physical and mental health outcomes and are less likely to experience loneliness and isolation. Living in a retirement or senior […]