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Creating Inclusive Spaces: Addressing LGBT+ Discrimination in Retirement CommunitiesCreating Inclusive Spaces: Addressing LGBT+ Discrimination in Retirement Communities
Resident Experience
Creating Inclusive Spaces: Addressing LGBT+ Discrimination in Retirement Communities
Feb 8, 2024
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Holly Mathias
Welbi

There are 2.7 million older adults in the US, and over 350,000 in Canada, who identify as LGBT+. In this blog, we discuss our webinar, Exploring Discrimination of LGBT+ Residents in Senior Living and the theme of inclusivity in senior living communities.

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Dynamic Marketing Ideas to Showcase Vibrant Community LivingDynamic Marketing Ideas to Showcase Vibrant Community Living
Resident Experience
Dynamic Marketing Ideas to Showcase Vibrant Community Living
Jan 4, 2024
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Holly Mathias
Welbi

Elevate your senior living community with innovative marketing strategies centered around comprehensive wellness. From engaging activity calendars to resident success stories, discover how operators can spotlight their community's value across all seven dimensions of wellness.

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Key Takeaways from Transforming Day One: Crafting Memorable Move-Ins in Senior LivingKey Takeaways from Transforming Day One: Crafting Memorable Move-Ins in Senior Living
Resident Experience
Key Takeaways from Transforming Day One: Crafting Memorable Move-Ins in Senior Living
Dec 19, 2023
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Holly Mathias
Welbi

In this blog, we review the main takeaways from our recent webinar on Transforming Day One for Senior Living Move-ins. Read on to see what our panelists had to say and dig into the best practices, emerging trends, and invaluable recommendations to revolutionize your residents' first day.

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Enhancing Senior Living: Elevate Your Life Enrichment Team with TechnologyEnhancing Senior Living: Elevate Your Life Enrichment Team with Technology
Resident Experience
Enhancing Senior Living: Elevate Your Life Enrichment Team with Technology
Sep 5, 2023
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Wendy Riopelle
Welbi

Discover how investing in platforms like Welbi streamlines operations, enhances personalization, and elevates your life enrichment team to create unforgettable experiences for residents.

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Closing the Perception Gap in Senior Living: Why Your Life Enrichment Program is the KeyClosing the Perception Gap in Senior Living: Why Your Life Enrichment Program is the Key
Resident Experience
Closing the Perception Gap in Senior Living: Why Your Life Enrichment Program is the Key
Jul 20, 2023
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Wendy Riopelle
Welbi

Learn about why the perception gap exists in senior living and how your community’s life enrichment program may be the key to closing the gap.

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Key Takeaways from Shaping the Future of Senior Care: Life Enrichment Programming for the Next Generation of ResidentsKey Takeaways from Shaping the Future of Senior Care: Life Enrichment Programming for the Next Generation of Residents
Resident Experience
Key Takeaways from Shaping the Future of Senior Care: Life Enrichment Programming for the Next Generation of Residents
Jul 19, 2023
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Wendy Riopelle
Welbi

In our recent panel webinar, industry leaders came together to share their predictions for what life enrichment will look like in the future of senior living. Here are the highlights from the conversation!

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Break a Sweat: How to Take Your Senior Living Community’s Fitness Program to the Next LevelBreak a Sweat: How to Take Your Senior Living Community’s Fitness Program to the Next Level
Resident Experience
Break a Sweat: How to Take Your Senior Living Community’s Fitness Program to the Next Level
Jun 29, 2023
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Wendy Riopelle
Welbi

In this blog, we’ll discuss how to breathe new life back into your senior living community’s fitness program using Welbi and fitness providers.

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Enhancing Person-Centered Care with the Preferences for Everyday Living Inventory (PELI)Enhancing Person-Centered Care with the Preferences for Everyday Living Inventory (PELI)
Resident Experience
Enhancing Person-Centered Care with the Preferences for Everyday Living Inventory (PELI)
Jun 21, 2023
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Wendy Riopelle
Welbi

Are you looking to enhance person-centered care in your senior living community? In this blog, you’ll learn how PELI can support you in delivering personalized resident experiences.

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Enhancing Resident Engagement: Creating Meaningful Moments in Senior Living Communities with the Help of a Resident Experience PlatformEnhancing Resident Engagement: Creating Meaningful Moments in Senior Living Communities with the Help of a Resident Experience Platform
Resident Experience
Enhancing Resident Engagement: Creating Meaningful Moments in Senior Living Communities with the Help of a Resident Experience Platform
Jun 6, 2023
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Holly Mathias
Welbi

Explore how life enrichment professionals can promote resident engagement to improve their residents’ quality of life.

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How to Become a Power User: Tips & Tricks to Get the Most out of WelbiHow to Become a Power User: Tips & Tricks to Get the Most out of Welbi
Resident Experience
How to Become a Power User: Tips & Tricks to Get the Most out of Welbi
Jun 1, 2023
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Wendy Riopelle
Welbi

Learn how to optimize the use of Welbi with tips and tricks from Revera's Regional Manager of Recreation, Caroline Proulx.

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How to Improve the Resident Experience in Skilled Nursing Facilities How to Improve the Resident Experience in Skilled Nursing Facilities
Resident Experience
How to Improve the Resident Experience in Skilled Nursing Facilities
May 10, 2023
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Holly Mathias
Welbi

Resident experience software can be a powerful tool for improving the quality of care in our skilled nursing facilities. Read on to discover some of the key benefits.

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How to Leverage Welbi for WellnessHow to Leverage Welbi for Wellness
Resident Experience
How to Leverage Welbi for Wellness
Mar 16, 2023
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Wendy Riopelle
Welbi

It's important to focus on the wellness of the older adult population, especially those living in long-term care and skilled nursing facilities. Here are some ways in which Welbi can support wellness.

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How to Improve Resident Experiences by Using Dashboards in Your Senior Living CommunityHow to Improve Resident Experiences by Using Dashboards in Your Senior Living Community
Resident Experience
How to Improve Resident Experiences by Using Dashboards in Your Senior Living Community
Feb 13, 2023
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Wendy Riopelle
Welbi

In this blog, we explain the difference between two common ways of collecting program metrics: reports and dashboards.

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How to Encourage Residents in Your Senior Living Community to ExerciseHow to Encourage Residents in Your Senior Living Community to Exercise
Resident Experience
How to Encourage Residents in Your Senior Living Community to Exercise
Aug 22, 2022
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Wendy Riopelle
Welbi

Adults aged 65+ should be exercising 30 minutes per day, 5 days a week. Here are ways that you can encourage residents to attend and actively participate in your community’s exercise programs.

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How Exercise Promotes Overall Well-Being for LTC ResidentsHow Exercise Promotes Overall Well-Being for LTC Residents
Resident Experience
How Exercise Promotes Overall Well-Being for LTC Residents
Aug 3, 2022
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Wendy Riopelle
Welbi

Older adults are one group that has much to gain from physical activity, especially for those living in long-term care. Did you know that exercise encourages intellectual, social, and emotional health?

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5 Strategies Recreation Managers Can Use to Avoid Burnout5 Strategies Recreation Managers Can Use to Avoid Burnout
Resident Experience
5 Strategies Recreation Managers Can Use to Avoid Burnout
Apr 22, 2022
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Wendy Riopelle
Welbi

Recreation Managers are continually underfunded, overworked, under appreciated, and undervalued - leading to stress, fatigue, and ultimately burnout. Check out these 5 strategies to cope with burnout.

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Why Senior Living Communities Must Know About the 7 Dimensions of WellnessWhy Senior Living Communities Must Know About the 7 Dimensions of Wellness
Resident Experience
Why Senior Living Communities Must Know About the 7 Dimensions of Wellness
Apr 14, 2022
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Welbi

How can your wellness program meet the ever-growing demands of boomers, the wealthiest and most active generation ever?

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10 Benefits of Recreation for Older Adults10 Benefits of Recreation for Older Adults
Resident Experience
10 Benefits of Recreation for Older Adults
Nov 18, 2021
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Wendy Riopelle
Welbi

Activity professionals see the amazing difference that recreation makes in the lives of their residents first-hand. Here are our top 10 ways that recreation benefits older adults, as told to us by our Welbi Heroes!

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5 Tips to Stay Flexible as an Activity Director5 Tips to Stay Flexible as an Activity Director
Resident Experience
5 Tips to Stay Flexible as an Activity Director
Aug 16, 2021
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Wendy Riopelle
Welbi

For activity directors, dealing with change is part of the daily workload. These 5 tips will help you practice flexibility in the workplace.

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3 Steps to Improving Your Resident Experience3 Steps to Improving Your Resident Experience
Resident Experience
3 Steps to Improving Your Resident Experience
Jul 22, 2021
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Wendy Riopelle
Welbi

Wellness is subjective, but you need objective data to make informed decisions to improve your resident experience. Follow these three steps!

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5 Ways to Save Time as an Activity Director5 Ways to Save Time as an Activity Director
Resident Experience
5 Ways to Save Time as an Activity Director
Jul 19, 2021
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Wendy Riopelle
Welbi

When you’re juggling multiple roles and stacks of paperwork, it can feel like there’s just not enough time to do it all. We’ve come up with a list of 5 ways to save time!

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 How to Increase Resident Engagement in your Senior Living Community How to Increase Resident Engagement in your Senior Living Community
Resident Experience
How to Increase Resident Engagement in your Senior Living Community
Jun 9, 2021
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Wendy Riopelle
Welbi

With ever-changing resident needs, staying on top of changes in engagement will ensure that you protect your residents from the dangers of social isolation.

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The Six Components of an Excellent Senior Living Wellness ProgramThe Six Components of an Excellent Senior Living Wellness Program
Resident Experience
The Six Components of an Excellent Senior Living Wellness Program
May 31, 2021
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Welbi

When senior living community operators used to think of wellness, the fitness centre or community pool would come to mind. These days, a wellness program is more.

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