The Caregiver of the Year Award honors individuals in older adult services who demonstrate exceptional commitment to older adults and enrich the quality of life of those in their care. Wasuge was selected for the prestigious award out of a field of more than 60,000 professional caregivers in LeadingAge Minnesota’s membership.
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Cassia Senior Health & Living facilities, Lake Ridge and Park View Care Centers have an overall five-star rating from the Centers of Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), according to the latest reports published by the federal agency.
The first part of this presentation will explore the impact of caregiving on mental health and general wellbeing based on recent research. The second part will focus on how to improve caregiver self-care and wellbeing. Assessments, intervention strategies, and resources will be recommended for use by professionals who interact with caregivers.
This presentation was an informative webinar discussing the Enneagram, an ancient personality inventory tool that describes nine distinct ways of thinking, acting and viewing the world. It creates paths to self-reflection, growth and improved relationships…
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.
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.
Cassia began administering coronavirus vaccines to residents and staff in December 2020 through our own A&E Pharmacy. In March, we completed the third round of clinics at our skilled nursing and independent/assisted living locations. To…
As the pandemic progresses and the vaccine offers promise for better days, scammers are doing what they always do―using the headlines to steal money and personal information from anyone they can victimize. Some new scams focus on the vaccine and pandemic, while others that seem like the “oldest tricks in the book” have new power in our ongoing crisis. The steps for us to guard against financial loss for ourselves and loved ones remain the same, but may require new vigilance while we face the pandemic’s challenges.
Cassia presents a FREE 5-part webinar series on various topics related to the pandemic. Whether it’s the latest medical information, new and improved scams awareness, caregiver self-care, opportunities for high quality online social and intellectual engagement, or inspiration on how to stay joyfully alive and kickin’, you will come away from this series with new tools for today and tomorrow.