The REI Blog

The State of Resident Engagement in 2019

The best way to overcome obstacles in resident engagement is to provide Activity Professionals with the time, tools, and budget they need to succeed.

Overcoming Obstacles to Optimizing Engagement

The defining feature of a successful long-term care or senior living community should be that it provides all residents, no matter their abilities or preferences, abundant opportunities to live a joyful and purposeful life each day.

High Engagement Associated with Positive Health Outcomes

Through their research, Linked Senior has highlighted how residents that are engaged based on their current needs and preferences experience better health outcomes than those who are not engaged in that way.

Unlock the ‘CEO’ Potential

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]In senior care, Activity Directors are often underpaid, overworked, lacking respect from colleagues and asked to document their work each day using cumbersome paper-based strategies. A national Linked Senior survey of more than 300 Activity Directors uncovered that more than half of survey participants indicated that documentation is the most challenging part of their work […]

There is a New CEO in Town

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]That is, the Chief Engagement Officer. Engagement is a buzzword in the senior care market these days – but the focus is on successfully engaging members of the workforce and community business partners rather than a commitment to first optimizing engagement for the people we serve: the older adults, our residents. Resident engagement is not […]

Are your residents getting the drug or the VIP treatment?

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]We live in a world that values the personalized experience above all. From your Amazon shopping home page, to your smart car and television, to the line at the grocery store, the experience is deeply personal. You are greeted by your name, offered things based on past behaviors and in turn, you expect things to […]