This week’s Founder’s Thoughts is a quote from Russell Wilson, “If we start being honest about our pain, our anger, and our shortcomings instead of pretending they don’t exist, then maybe we’ll leave the world a better place than we found it.”

Being honest about how we are really doing is the first step towards healthy living. It is okay to not be perfect or to not be in our best state of mind. Accepting where we are in our mental health journeys is how we start to heal.

Being honest about how we are doing and where we are…


Check out Episode 3 of Connected!

This episode we talk about Healthy Living with JP Helgens from HappyGram!

“Connected” by ConnectCareHero

“Bridging the gap in senior living through enriching conversations” Connected is a digital show is dedicated to informing, educating and influencing the future of social engagement services for older adults in senior living. Each month, we provide industry professionals, namely operators, gerontologists, providers, caregivers, entertainers, therapists, geriatricians, and developers with the space to share their journey, impact, and lessons learned in caring for the aging population.

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This week’s Founder’s Thought quote is, “Mental health…is not a destination, but a process. It’s about how you drive, not where you’re going.” from Noam Shpancer, PhD.

Anyone who has dealt with any issue knows that healing takes time. Both physical and mental health are not a one stop trip. There is no way to reach the pinnacle of health and then rest there for forever. there is no pinnacle. Physical and Mental health and well being are an ongoing journey.

We must look after our health and well being at all times. We need to learn how to take…


Mental Health and Aging with Eric Cooley

“Bridging the gap in senior living through enriching conversations”

Connected is a digital show is dedicated to informing, educating, and influencing the future of social engagement services for older adults in senior living. Each month, we provide industry professionals, namely operators, gerontologists, providers, caregivers, entertainers, therapists, geriatricians, and developers with the space to share their journey, impact, and lessons learned in caring for the aging population.


May is Mental Health Awareness Month, so this month we want to take some time to take note of this important month. Mental health isn’t always talked about or highlighted but we want to make sure that people know that they are not alone. Each week this month on our Instagram and Twitter we want to highlight quotes and tips about mental health.

This weeks Founders Thoughts Quote was, “Healing takes time, and asking for help is a courageous step” from Mariska Hargitay. Whatever you have been through can take a toll on you and healing isn’t always a fast…


The Value of Connectedness in Senior Living

“Bridging the gap in senior living through enriching conversations”

Connected is a digital show is dedicated to informing, educating, and influencing the future of social engagement services for older adults in senior living. Each month, we provide industry professionals, namely operators, gerontologists, providers, caregivers, entertainers, therapists, geriatricians, and developers with the space to share their journey, impact, and lessons learned in caring for the aging population.

Jean Llams: CEO & Founder of Care Navigators, Inc. www.care-navigators.com


A good night’s sleep is so important for your mental and physical health. It is your body’s reset button and it prepares you for whatever is coming your way. Getting good sleep can be hard. Adults should hit the hay for six to eight hours every night. Anything less over a long period can seriously affect your health. Sleep deprivation and fatigue are no joke, so it is important to do all that we can to get the proper amount of sleep to help fuel our bodies. …


The idea that the older generations don’t always see eye to eye with the younger generations is not a new concept. This type of thinking has been going on for years. These same arguments are going on today between Generation Z and the Baby Boomers. Many of the disagreements between these two generations stem from a simple misunderstanding of the other’s stance.

Misconceptions about Technology

It is a common misconception among Gen Z that Baby Boomers are “illiterate” when it comes to technology. This statement is quite untrue. While Boomers may not be as quick to adopt new technological tools…


COVID-19 has made it very difficult to stay in contact with our loved ones, especially our loved ones living in senior care facilities. We miss seeing them and they miss seeing us. We need to be thinking of creative ways to stay in contact with our loved ones during this time of isolation. Here are 5 easy ways to reconnect with your friends and family living in senior care.

1. Facetime, Skype, & Zoom

Organizations and individuals alike have ramped up their usage of video chatting services like FaceTime, Skype, and Zoom during this socially distanced and isolated time. …


Social isolation is an ever-growing problem within senior care facilities and organizations. This issue has only been worsened by the COVID-19 pandemic and the loss of social interaction that older adults have experienced. Promoting engagement and interaction is extremely important for both the mental and physical health of our older adults. Here are five simple ways that you can promote engagement within your senior care organization.

1. Unwind by Utilizing Music Therapy

Live music and music therapy can have a massive impact on the engagement and interaction of your older adult population. …

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