Category: Cassia in the News
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.
Helping residents stay in touch with their loved ones and personal passions during a pandemic means taking a creative approach with technology.
She’s seven. He’s seventy three. She loves art and so does he—and though she is shy and he has struggled with depression, they have found, in the midst of a global pandemic, a connection that…
Wright County Journal published an article about this topic. A PDF of the article is available at this link. Park View Care Center staff members launched a Caregiver Support Services program recently, funded by significant…