Tag: person centered

The eighth P

>Steve Gurney’s speech at Vinson Hall on Thursday March 19th 2009 was very compelling and serves as a great platform for discussion for change on how we perceive the role of retirement communities in our society. After planning his move and spending a week at the Paul Spring senior Community in Alexandria, VA, Steve came […]

Pioneer Network in Culture Change

“Culture change” is the common name given to the national movement for the transformation of older adult services, based on person-directed values and practices where the voices of elders and those working with them are considered and respected. Core person-directed values are choice, dignityrespect, self-determination and purposeful living. Culture change transformation supports the creation of […]

Culture Change: The Green House Project

Linked Senior thrives to enhance the life in residential long term care through entertainment. We are deeply passionate about culture change and support initiatives that increase the quality of life of our elders. A very good example of an innovative model for residential long-term care is the Green House project. The Green House concept is […]

Senior Communities Under Pressure To Provide Better Activities

Throughout the 20th century, the role and aspect of the senior community in the US has evolved from being a place for impoverished citizens to find their final rest, to the extension of a hospital, to a place for seniors to live their lives with different level of assistance. In the last decades, there has […]

Linked Senior blog debut

This is the first entry to our blog where we will be talking about life in senior facilities, technology and us, Linked Senior Linked Senior’s vision is a world in which the life of the elderly in senior communities is enhanced through better access to entertainment. Based in DC, we work with expert in different […]