“Connected” by ConnectCareHero

Trent Barrick: “Neurologic music therapist and Musician” Trent talks about his journey as an artist, music therapist, and the healing power of music for older adults.


“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.

Kris Chana — Founder & CEO of Chelsea Place Senior (https://www.chelseaplacecare.com)

Kris is an entrepreneur with over 10 years of experience in senior care.


Summer is here! What better way to celebrate them with a few outdoor activities. Studies have shown that older adults need more vitamin D in their day-to-day life than younger people. Here are five reasons why spending a little time outside can improve your day-to-day life!

Reason 1 boosting vitamin D. Vitamin D is an essential vitamin that our body needs every single day. Now more than ever, you can see a lot of time inside, so spending a few extra hours enjoying the sunshine can benefit your health.

Reason 2 increases energy. Spending time outside can be stimulating for…


June marks the official beginning of the summer season. Summer means beautiful weather and amazing getaways. Summer is a great time to rest and relax but not everyone can always get way for a vacation. It is important to find ways to create “little” getaways and celebrate the summer.

Finding little adventures can be a great way to make the most of your summer. A day trip is a great way to find some well-deserved rest and relaxation. Whether it be a hiking trip to see some beautiful scenery or a “Treat Yourself” themed shopping day, make sure to be…


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

ConnectCareHero

The digital social platform for organizations to combat against social isolation by bringing live immersive activity programming for older adults 65+

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