Category Archives: CEO’s Blog

Beneath the Surface

Yesterday my husband presented me with a surprise gift—a bathroom scale! You may think that sounds like a strange gift but it really was not, it was a thoughtful present…

Like A Kid Again

It is such a difficult time for all of us who care passionately about Israel, who are filled with anxiety about what is taking place, who grieve for the lives…

When the student is ready

How often have we all used the phrase, “When the student is ready, the teacher will appear.”  It does seem to be true in many cases. But I suspect that…

Breathe

On my desk is a small jar of water with colored glitter gathered on the bottom of it.  It’s a great “fidget” focus, because you can shake it and watch…

Too Seriously

I have often been told that I take things “too seriously” and I suspect that is true.  I have always been the one peering behind the corners, questioning what could…

In the Kitchen

What happens when an older adult needs more help and care? Sometimes we bring help into the home, sometimes we move the elder in with family and sometimes the individual…

Passion

I have often been known to say that attitude is not everything, it is the only thing.  That is, in one single sentence, my approach to hiring and working with…

Being A Friend

For many of us, being hard on ourselves is a pattern of behavior we’ve developed over the course of time.  We are self-critical, we are judgmental and we find ourselves…

You Can’t

In our world of older adult services, it is far too frequent to hear the litany of “you can’t” or “they can’t.”  We “can’t” give an elder with dementia access…

Why Not?

We’ve been recruiting our elders and staff for a mission to Israel in the fall of 2023. It’s the third time that we’ll have taken a group of older adults…

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