Posts Tagged: staff appreciation

How Technology Can Help Seniors Age in Place

Integrating technology into the lives of seniors is a top trend in senior living communities. Why? From social media to helpful gadgets, recent advances in technology can help them stay active, stay safe, and stay in touch with loved ones. Here are seniors and technology tips that can help an older adult in your life take advantage of today’s tech. Tech literacy for seniors has never been a more important priority as shutdowns, lockdowns, and social distancing protocols continue to keep us all us spending more time in our homes. From grandparents on Facebook to helpful gadgets for the elderly, today’s technological advances can help older adults stay connected with family and friends, strengthen fitness and cognition, access information and services, and age in place safely for longer periods of time. If there is a loved one in your life who has resisted using computers or mobile devices, using...


A Message from Kathy Callnan, CEO: The Cedars Heroes

April 16, 2020 The Cedars Heroes I googled “Who are our Heroes?” recently, and as you might expect, the images that appeared were of men and women in capes, and comic book characters. Yesterday’s Superman or Wonder Woman is today’s healthcare worker, and the villain we fight is no longer an evil alien from another planet, but a faceless virus. These are unprecedented times. The women and men on the front lines are today’s super-heroes. Capes have been replaced with masks, gloves, and gowns, and their super-powers are love, compassion, and commitment. I want to thank all of you at The Cedars who come to work each day. Thank you for putting the needs of others before your own. Thank you for working tirelessly each day, only to rest and repeat every day that follows. There is so much that we do not know – how long this pandemic...