Language reveals so much about the stereotypes of aging. Intending to express care and concern, professionals sometimes stumble into a pattern of speech called Elderspeak.
A look back at the last year with Alive & Kickin, a Minneapolis-based Senior Services Arts Organization. Michael Matthew Ferrell & Jason James Hansen will share how their Senior Rock & Roll performing group is transforming the challenges of COVID into new opportunities and fighting senior isolation.
Director of Social Services Shannon Clem has worked at Cassia’s Apple Valley Health and Rehabilitation for two years. Colleagues and supervisors say Shannon is an excellent advocate for the residents and is always focused on determining how to meet their needs.
It’s been said “lent is a time of giving something up”. Some folks decided to “give up” steak, chicken or coffee; Some have given up McDonalds, Facebook or Netflix. Some have given up cell phones, Facebook, or texting. Some have given up the ‘snooze’ button, or even control of the TV remote!
There is a lot of misinformation about the COVID-19 vaccines. Cassia joins Minnesota Association of Geriatrics Inspired Clinicians (MAGIC) in providing you with science based information, so you can make an informed decision for you and your family. Watch this series of one-minute videos that answer questions about the vaccine.