February 2022 Newsletter

February 1, 2022

Hi there,

In this issue, we're bringing you more great resources to help you improve your resident experience. With this month's content, you'll:

  • Learn how LTC leaders are addressing the staff shortage
  • Get inspiration for Saint Patrick's Day activities
  • Understand the health risks of loneliness for older adults
  • See the latest survey results on national assisted living rates

We're always here to support you in your journey to improve the lives of older adults!


Featured Article

Making the Case for Recreation — How APANS is Addressing the Staff Shortage Crisis in LTC

How is your community responding to the industry-wide staffing shortage? At APANS Health Services, Joe Anne Holloway and Laura Scott are investing in recreation from the top-down to offer a better resident experience than ever. Here's how they did it.

Get their strategies →


Activity Ideas

10 Senior Community Activity Ideas: St. Patrick's Day!

Are you feeling lucky? Start your St. Patrick's Day activity planning with all the rainbows, leprechauns, and green you can handle!

Get inspired →


Featured Article

Why Loneliness is as Dangerous as Smoking 15 Cigarettes a Day for Older Adults

Loneliness kills. For older adults, loneliness and isolation can be as damaging to their health as smoking, obesity, or alcoholism.

Learn more →


Today in Senior Living

New Survey Results — Assisted Living Rates Increased by 4.65% in 2021

The latest Cost of Care Survey from Genworth Financial found that annual median assisted living rates increased nationally by 4.65% in 2021 as operators grappled with pandemic-related expenses.

Get the full results →


Welbi Spotlight

Murder Mystery at Amica Whitby

Residents at Amica Whitby were recently invited to 'Thomas Gunn's Speakeasy' for a murder mystery event. The recreation team dressed up in all their best 1920s finery for the party — but who among them was the killer?

See more from Amica →
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