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#ActivitiesStrong Virtual Summit - Shared screen with speaker view
Roma Lee
02:54:05
Thanks for the opportunity, Meaghan!
Heather Allen
02:57:05
I bet it will say, "We believe old people are cool!"
Jennifer DeAngelis
02:57:19
That was my guess too
Malea Mashburn
02:57:22
thought that too lol
Angelina Torrieri
02:57:27
my guess as well
John Catarino
02:57:37
Thank you for presenting
Emily Winter
02:58:34
I just wanted to say thank you so much for hosting this virtual summit today. I hope we can have more of these in the future.
Glenda Burcham-Hilligoss
02:59:25
resident are so depressed
Angelina Torrieri
02:59:38
frustrated and overwhelmed
Heidi Williams
02:59:39
tired
Cory Shondell
02:59:40
hanging in there, 1 day at a time
Maria Leonardo
02:59:41
residents are lonely
Rebecca Barham
02:59:42
Suffering
Hayley Moseley
02:59:42
worried
Michelle Pooler
02:59:43
tired
beccamitts
02:59:43
Anxious
Brienne Cunniff
02:59:44
mentally drained
Mindi Nelson
02:59:45
like the new challenge
Amy Johnson
02:59:45
tired
Gabriela Guebert
02:59:46
stressed
Lauri Morris
02:59:46
I took a vacation... im ok for now
Laura Banko
02:59:47
Sad over the loss of 41 veterans and 6 staff
Maureen Bluemke
02:59:48
stressed
Victoria Banez
02:59:48
lonely
Emily Winter
02:59:49
depressed
Angelina Becerra
02:59:49
Sad, depressed, lost few residents this week
Brenda Evans
02:59:50
Treading water -- but doing better now that we are opening up & can do small group activities
Laurie Shapleigh
02:59:51
missing there families
Jessica Wood
02:59:52
challenged
Rebecca Parrish
02:59:52
Declining - Isolated (We’re Adult Day Services)
craig sadur
02:59:52
Learning and growing
Teresa Bostic
02:59:52
exhausted
Alicia Pokotello
02:59:53
stressed
Kelli-Ann Sands
02:59:53
hanging in
Farrah Spain
02:59:53
stressed, over whelmed
Kathleen Santiago
02:59:55
Doing OK...hanging in
Heidi Williams
02:59:58
Miss my old life
Jane Chagnon
02:59:59
anxious
Mindy Brannon
02:59:59
Ditto to all of the above!
Malea Mashburn
03:00:00
stressed andf worried
Christi Fielder
03:00:02
overwhelmed
Theresa Hart
03:00:02
Tapped out
Deborah Bailey
03:00:07
Missing the energy of volunteers and fmaily
Alicia Gonzales
03:00:08
Learning new opportunities that can help our team.
Leanne Back
03:00:08
tired, feeling like I am not being effected for our clients who are at home.
Joyce Quintrell
03:00:08
hanging in
gwebster
03:00:09
managing
beccamitts
03:00:09
Anxiety is so high
Brienne Cunniff
03:00:11
over this
Lauri Morris
03:00:11
a HUGE HUG to everyone!
Brenda Evans
03:00:11
Residents want to know when it will be over
joan Cullinane
03:00:11
hoping this will change engagement to more personal, happy in this
Monica Green
03:00:12
helpless
Mary Hellman
03:00:13
frustrated
lstrezze
03:00:15
Tired
Hayley Moseley
03:00:15
Thankful we are here
Julie Richardson
03:00:15
stressed, angry, depressed and anxiety
Allison P
03:00:16
Actually irritated.... probably from feeling of overwhelm.
Kimberly Bowser
03:00:17
I am so overwhelmed and over worked. My residents who usually are "fine" are suicidal. I feel like a failure
Shannon Coleman
03:00:18
exhausted and drained
Cory Shondell
03:00:18
blessed to have this position though
Shelly Davis
03:00:18
missing families
Glenda Burcham-Hilligoss
03:00:24
it sad cause I am only one person can't help them
AJ Bowline
03:00:26
anyone else having issues with spund
leo olson
03:00:28
stressed and over it
AJ Bowline
03:00:31
haha. sound
Pamela Harrison
03:00:32
Sad, Missing family members, our entertainers & our Volunteers
Andrea Longe
03:00:32
feel very fortunate I have an amazing team I work with, but concerned about how long I can sustain this pace
Emily Winter
03:00:35
Thank you to everyone for their honesty. Helps to know I'm not alone in those feelings.
Marianne Teixeira
03:00:39
Trying my best and feeling like I'm not doing enough
Lisa Moore
03:00:41
overwhelmed and still scared/worried
bethdell
03:00:43
Life is what you make it!!!!
Melanie Wallen
03:00:50
overwhelmed!!!!!!!!!!
Teresa Bostic
03:00:53
Ready to give up
Cory Shondell
03:01:02
# BLESSED
Bobbie Bell
03:01:02
Not trained for this! :P Reminding myself and coworkers, that THIS TOO SHALL PASS
Maureen Bluemke
03:01:06
starting to feel caregiving burnout
Melanie Wallen
03:01:07
hard to do it all!
Heather Allen
03:01:09
I'm feeling refreshed and ready after this. I had COVID 19. When I returned back to work after 6 weeks, they returned me to the COVID unit. Tomorrow will be my first day back to GEN POP in two months!
Jeri Montag
03:01:12
bored, adult day is not open in Ohio and our families call nearly everyday wondering when we will be open. C/o decline of their senior person while stuck at home.
Lauri Morris
03:01:13
Thank you for the validation of our challenges
bethdell
03:01:19
Hang in there we are all activity strong people!!!!
Brenda Evans
03:01:21
Kimberly -- I had residents feel that way during the weeks they were quarantined to their apartments. So much better now that they can walk around & go outside.
Julie Richardson
03:01:22
Wont give up and will keep my residents going
joan Cullinane
03:01:24
have been reminded to DO LESS!
Emily Winter
03:01:24
Hang in there everyone!
zorahayda de vera
03:01:45
Managing so far
zorahayda de vera
03:02:35
My team is doing a good job supporting each other
Barbara Hiett
03:03:05
We are doing pretty well; the residents consider us family and although they miss their family members, they respond to the 1:1 interactions and for the most part, understand the circumstances. We have 3 full-time activity people besides me & 1 crossover CNA for 46 current residents.
Pat Herberg
03:03:11
Jeri, same here, work at a PACE program, participants all want to come back, but no date in sight yet yo reopen
Brenda Evans
03:04:11
It would be great to have a Social Worker!
Elizabeth
03:05:06
My screen keep's cutting out I missed the bingo word
Alicia Pokotello
03:05:17
the bingo word is old
Kimberly Bowser
03:05:25
it was old I think
Roma Lee
03:05:41
Elizabeth-The word is OLD
Diane Beri
03:05:43
am I the only one who cannot hear now? cutting in and out
Linda Jensen
03:05:45
WOW how life can change, and never be the same again as we once knew it!
zorahayda de vera
03:07:07
Im in Sydney, Australia 1 1/2 years as recreation activity officials er and almost a year as lifestyle coordinator now and were back as the way it used to be with our activities now
zorahayda de vera
03:07:40
Officer not officials:)
Lisa Moore
03:08:02
I keep getting reconnected. I have the Bingo word for seeion #1 (We) and this session (Old) what was session #2? Anyone know?
Alicia Pokotello
03:08:10
believe
Julie Richardson
03:08:42
Our residents are still in their rooms and always saying they feel like they are in prison. We are short staff but were doing everything we can to keep them going and smiling as much as possible. The front porch visits started two weeks ago and that is a start .
Leanne Back
03:08:49
thank you session 2 is Believe
M. Celeste Chase
03:08:59
it has been cutting in and out during a fair portion of the webinar
Lisa Moore
03:09:17
thank you
M. Celeste Chase
03:09:19
it could be on my end??
Cory Shondell
03:09:35
Thoughts on window visits for dementia patients? Helpful or potentially harmful? Residents may not grasp the concept of their family only coming to the window and yet not coming into the facility to not hug their loved one
M. Celeste Chase
03:09:36
ty for mentioning that
Jessica Wood
03:09:39
this is the first session that I'm having trouble with connection as well. Kristen has been frozen for a little while now
Maureen Bluemke
03:09:40
it has been cutting off on me as well
Pat Bauer
03:09:59
cutting out multiple times a minute
Meaghan McMahon
03:11:07
May need to log off and log back in if you are having video or audio issues
Lisa Moore
03:11:19
our window visits in MC were not well received ~ they could not understand why their loved ones couldn't come in!
Cory Shondell
03:12:05
Thank you for your response Lisa. This was my concern as well. Just wondering how other's are doing with window visits with demetia residents
joan Cullinane
03:12:15
purposeful living - not just diversion. listening to needs
Sara Min
03:12:35
I seemed to have missed session 1 word. I've been logged in the entire time. Anyone please help me?
Teresa Bostic
03:13:00
We
Zuleyma Montoya
03:13:01
"WE"
Pat Bauer
03:13:03
very frustrated. want their family to come in. got aggravated
Sara Min
03:13:10
thanks
thame330372
03:13:10
We have window visits and use a phone on speaker to hear each other. We only do it for a few residents who's family request a visit.
Brenda Evans
03:13:11
My friend with dementia had been living with her family until Covid shut down all of the community activities and she deteriorated quickly. She is now in a nursing home with no family visits. The window visits just confused her and raised her anxiety. Today is her birthday and I can't visit. So hard.
dmonroe
03:13:15
bingo
Julie Richardson
03:13:15
We started using our phones with the window visit and face time on it to help them feel closer. That seemed to help them accept the window visits. Now its the front porch that is becomming harder due to why cant we hug or touch them.
kajacoma
03:13:58
It's tricky to ask what they want to do because you can't do most things.
Zuleyma Montoya
03:14:08
Where can I get a bingo card?
thame330372
03:14:11
Our residents are memory care only, and truly don't understand facetime or duo, altho we still do the video calls.
Kimberly Bowser
03:14:34
That is where our job comes in. You have to try and amend things to work with them and their abilities.
joan Cullinane
03:14:41
yes! ageism and ableism are very important to challenge. Ask people what they want and then brainstorm how to get as close to it as possible.
thame330372
03:14:42
I find asking dementia residents if they want to..., or what they want to do, they can't answer, or will say no.
Lisa Moore
03:15:17
We started outdoor visits with very strict protocol for them. They're going ok in MC ~ they (our residents) still don't understand they "why's" Why cant I sit by them? Why can't I hug her?
M. Celeste Chase
03:15:23
If you can give them two acceptable choices from which they can decide to do - it would help them feel a bit more in control of what is going on in these crazy times
tracy.lumsden
03:15:52
Once I turned 50, I found it difficult to get an interview. My brother (an atty and used to own his own title company) noticed it as well!! Ageism definitely exists
Pamela Hultquist
03:16:28
Zuleyma you can download your card at https://activitiesstrong.com/virtual-summit/
M. Celeste Chase
03:16:40
you can go to the window to wave hello or you can talk on the telephone to say hello
Kimberly Bowser
03:16:43
As the youngest member of the management team, I have faced "passive ageism" and have recognized it in the way some people speak to our residents. It's always very frustrating to see and experience
joan Cullinane
03:17:34
yes how can we help people who do not have guardians assert their desire to leave facility?
Zuleyma Montoya
03:18:17
@Pamela - Thank You :)
M. Celeste Chase
03:18:59
yes - there is always a question of whether they have presence of mind to understand the ramifications - nursing would have to make that call ( or PCP)
Linda Jensen
03:19:43
LOVE that quote!
Brienne Cunniff
03:19:43
this is what is what is happening to our residents now. Because of covid and restrictions on structured groups and social distancing has deeply affected our residents quality of life
kristy.conway
03:22:19
What was the code word for this session? I was assisting a resident and missed it.
Cory Shondell
03:22:39
" OLD"
kristy.conway
03:22:50
Thank you!
Nancy Weisen
03:22:55
I was just wondering where everyone went?
M. Celeste Chase
03:22:58
old
Deanna Alexa
03:23:51
OLD
Meaghan McMahon
03:24:22
You may need to log off and log back in Rhonda
tracy.lumsden
03:24:22
Our residents really miss the communal dining and the IL/AL interaction that takes place there.
Dina Giannet
03:24:42
Unfortunately, significant ageism exists among staff, often implicit -- based on ignorance, lack of training, and non-accountability. This ageism is correlated with depersonalization, infantilization, abuse and neglect, and demands that administration keep anti-ageism values reinforced among all staff.
Deb Brown
03:26:11
How does the "Bingo" game work, anyway? I came on at 10:15 and missed it, and also missed the 1st "Code Word"
Kimberly Bowser
03:26:14
I LOVE that. I would love to do something like that! Hopefully I'll be able to do this with our residents here
zorahayda de vera
03:26:51
1st code: WE
zorahayda de vera
03:27:01
2nd code:BELIEVE
zorahayda de vera
03:27:11
3RD CODE :OLD
Alicia Pokotello
03:27:20
We also created a 'message from me' series and let the residents think of a personalized message, we took a pixture and sent it to their families. That was a huge hit
Alicia Pokotello
03:27:24
picture
Cory Shondell
03:27:45
That is a tough situation. I'm not a big fan personally of telling residents to stay in their rooms d/t covid. I would personally hate someone coming in my house and telling me i have to stay in my bedroom
Dawn Pilker
03:27:49
Ours is more of a Cultural difference. We do have staff from other countries that use terms like momma and grandma and such for the older generation. whereas in SD we are trained that we use the residents name for respect and to always address them by their names. The care and compassion are there it's just a difference that is there in health care.
Jennifer DeAngelis
03:27:51
@deb, some of the bingo squares say "1st session code word" when you hear the code word you cross off that square, etc.
Cory Shondell
03:28:08
That is a tough situation. I'm not a big fan personally of telling residents to stay in their rooms d/t covid. I would personally hate someone coming in my house and telling me i have to stay in my bedroom
tracy.lumsden
03:28:18
I simply used a whiteboard to send messages to families via texting.
Deb Brown
03:28:42
@corahaydadevera thank you
Brienne Cunniff
03:28:43
why is racism being brought up this is adding fuel to the fire. Our residents don't even know what is going on
Cathy Lieblich
03:28:44
Wonderful, Kenya!
Nancy Richards
03:28:47
opportunities for resident expression, matter
sandy vandike
03:28:49
can we get copies of the chat
sandy vandike
03:29:10
I have to go to my moms dr appt
M. Celeste Chase
03:29:52
You have to remember that these residents are adults so telling them to stay in their rooms can cause resentment and or depression - it's a trick to get them engaged in something that happens only in their rooms to redirect
JoAnne McAfee
03:30:14
Residents watch TV whats going on in the world!
Kimberly Bowser
03:30:38
I have such a hard time because I live in the second whitest state in the union and my residents don't really feel this a deeply as others do and frequently speak out against the BLM movement. It's so contrasting with my personal views and what I know and see is happening. It's such a tricky balance to give my residents a chance to learn when they want it without pushing these ideals on them.
Deb Brown
03:31:00
Thank you Kenya!
M. Celeste Chase
03:31:11
so true Kimberly
joan Cullinane
03:31:11
I want to bring up racism and rallies because meaningful purposeful activity and keeping active in the community is important. But I am discouraged by admins about stirring things up. Like even pride day is considered "political" not a given. Donut day is fine!!!
Brenda Evans
03:31:18
Some of my residents lived during segregation and shared stories. Our discussion included how things have changed -- or not.
Andrea Longe
03:31:24
I work for a CCRC and during this pandemic we have offered a weekly Zoom meeting with our Health Center leadership team and invited resident's family to attend. We started off with firm agenda but through time we have allowed it to evolve into a community meeting, a question an answer sessions for families with the appropriate disciplines. Throughout the process the families and our leadership staff have developed closer relationships and together we have been able to allow more personalized care. Staff are the eyes to the family that are not able to be present. It's important that we have trust and I believe we have been able to accomplish that through offering a consistent meeting and being present.
Dawn Pilker
03:31:32
Brienne unfortunately the generation of some of our residents hasn't changed how they talk about some of our wonderful staff of different colors and cultures. There are some residents who need redirected when being derogatory.
M. Celeste Chase
03:32:18
that derogatory behavior is deeply instilled in some o fthe population...
joan Cullinane
03:32:30
I guess I can see asking people what they think about the news and what they would like to do about it is a ramp
M. Celeste Chase
03:32:33
old dogs do not always care to learn new tricks
AJ Bowline
03:33:04
I guess being from California we really don’t see too much of the racism here with residents. they are very accepting of all people. we are very culturally diverse throughout the state and especially here in the Bay Area.
Evelyn Mosed
03:33:20
Yes mask has been hard for many
Evelyn Mosed
03:33:29
Including myself
M. Celeste Chase
03:33:44
the news can overstimulate - can cause anxiety - can be confusing....has to be monitored to some degree
Alicia Pokotello
03:33:59
to combat the fear with the masks, I asked all of the staff to send me a picture of themselves and I laminated it and then we clip it to our PPE. It can be sanitized and it has helped a lot.
M. Celeste Chase
03:34:23
like the veterans that have problems watching war movies... tough
Cathy Lieblich
03:34:23
Great idea, Alicia!
sarah leslie
03:34:25
agree m Celeste
Theresa Hart
03:34:31
It is hard for our young staff to deal with the racism of our old residents who grew up thinking it was okay to treat others based on superficial aspects.
Evelyn Mosed
03:34:41
Due to the distancing we are starting to have some behaviors which can be understandable due to the isolation
Ross Baird
03:34:42
It has been a true challenge for our staff to continue to encourage residents to stay compliant with masks.
M. Celeste Chase
03:35:08
draw faces on your mask - happy faces
joan Cullinane
03:35:19
We have a very diverse culture, many native peoples and people from fishing cultures like island nations but we notice that some residents use derogatory words and even staff of color are in lower paid positions.
Brenda Evans
03:35:32
At a previous job, I was allowed to do "current events' as long as it wasn't "controversial"- but almost everything is controversial. Here in the West, water rights, oil drilling, wildlife, conservation, etc. We could read "happy" stories about local businesses and the horoscope (which would be controversial to some religious groups!)
Evelyn Mosed
03:35:36
Do tell how you are getting the to wear the mask in a locked unit
Jennifer DeAngelis
03:35:38
yes. the masks have been difficult. we are recently covid free. So, now the residents are saying "I had it already! I don't need to wear it anymore!" They don't really understand what the mask is for.
Dawn Pilker
03:35:44
I haven't been sending them back to their rooms. I just go get their mask if they forgot it and help them put it on. Most of our wonderers are our dementia residents.
Marianne Teixeira
03:35:46
I think the hardest part for me is not being able to hug and be physically close with residents.
Linda Jensen
03:35:53
And the patients and staff by me in So. Cal getting weekly testing, definitely challenging to handle!
Julie Pasterski
03:36:25
Julie Pasterski yes wearing a mask is hard for some resident
Teresa Bostic
03:36:38
Person-centeredness is impossible in a facility that will not allow staff to work in the Activity Department. Because we are also Nursing assistants, we are being pulled to work on the floors as extra help and management does not understand the importance of having staff doing activities and visiting with people right now, especially when they are not able to see their families and their friends.
Angelina Torrieri
03:36:43
since our ADHC is still closed, our people are declining rapidly. more meds are needed for anxiety, w/o PT and OT they are decline physically. without activities, they are becoming more withdrawn and isolated
Linda Jensen
03:36:47
@Julie ~ yes, especially where I am where people have traches
Summer Lane
03:36:56
we have done some mask with a happy face or cat face that the residents choose. that has helped with a small amount of them
Victoria Banez
03:37:27
I lost the video--can't see or hear anything
Kimberly Bowser
03:37:36
I have one resident that I have to speak with every. single. day. multiple times a day and explain to them why we are wearing masks, why we have to have scheduled visits, that we are struggling with it too
M. Celeste Chase
03:37:40
regulations do state that activity related functions is a responsibility of ALL disciplines
Michelle Pooler
03:37:43
Intake of current events and news is person centered like anything else. We have to consider each individual's interest and need for news, etc. We have to be careful about how and when we monitor the intake, and with who. I've worked in a memory-care space that wanted no news at all around and that's no okay.
Pat Herberg
03:38:12
Angelina, same here in Michigan
M. Celeste Chase
03:38:28
video still ok here
Carrie Schuller
03:39:01
How do we help the other disciplines acknowledge that activities are the responsibility of everyone? Saying the regulation is there is one thing, but how do you put it into practice?
Stephanie Hensle
03:39:02
we do the pic of our "real" faces outside of work pics
Brenda Evans
03:39:06
Some residents watch TV News 24/7 - since it's their TV, they have the right to watch whatever they choose. However, it makes it difficult to reduce their anxiety and fear.
Theresa Hart
03:39:15
I have to announce myself in certain rooms so they can hear my voice before they see me in full garb.
Stephanie Hensle
03:39:16
it was quite appreciated
joan Cullinane
03:39:30
Brenda, I think this is ageism. We can ask people what they want to talk about. We have had people tell us halloween is evil but we still do it. So how can talking about racism be wrong or gay rights? Everyone doesn't have to participate.
tracy.lumsden
03:39:31
The residents miss seeing our whole face and especially our smiles. It is difficult for them to hear what we say due to the masks.
John Catarino
03:39:37
Residents here sympathize with us having to wear all the PPE
Melanie Wallen
03:39:41
I do not think that other departments GENERALLY (not all) get the importance of Activities for the residents in normal times. Yet now being more time consuming and repetitive is making it more and more difficult for the whole comunity "buy in"
M. Celeste Chase
03:39:48
when the surveyor find a defincency in that area - admins will start taking notice
Jane Chagnon
03:39:48
My mask has a cat face with the tongue sticking out. The residents love it and when I forget to wash it and have to wear my other boring one, they ask me where it is. Lol
Theresa Hart
03:39:55
Our residents want to wear masks too. They are scared.
Evelyn Mosed
03:40:10
Youtube has some many entertainment sources, concerts, singalongs
Teresa Bostic
03:40:12
I agree Melanie
Zuleyma Montoya
03:40:50
We need learn to work with COVID not against it. We need to brainstorm ideas on how we can continue to give our residents the quality of life they deserve!
Joyce Quintrell
03:40:54
our participants really don't "get" masks at all, they wear them on their chins, on their head anywhere except on their face
Melanie Wallen
03:41:04
SO true about the "ding" deficiencies will trigger! Either way it will be out fault! I wonder if surveyors realize these are uncharted territories!!!!
M. Celeste Chase
03:41:06
I do agree - getting other depts. on the same page is a huge challenge.
Evelyn Mosed
03:41:13
We do not have in house TV channel so next best this is to social distance as best as I can and watch a concert via YouTube or Apple TV
kajacoma
03:41:25
Staff and residents have to wear masks and no cute cloth ones are allowed.
Jeri Montag
03:41:29
Our people were very interested in the debate about medical marijuana here in Ohio.
John Catarino
03:41:31
Having a dedicated channel on the TV would be great for spiritual sessions and specific music or movies
kajacoma
03:41:34
per the health department
Nikki Williams
03:41:35
@Brienne Cunniff unfortunately racism is never talked about with the Alzheimer’s. I’ve seen predjudice resident. Why not talk about racism? It’s EVERYWHERE!
Carmela Mulroe
03:42:06
Zoom is a great tool for activities- it get's better as you get used to it. The residents LOVE seeing each other.
Carmela Mulroe
03:42:34
WE just finished our play on Zoom today. We have a mini resident council meeting on Thursday.
Julie Richardson
03:42:38
We made an ice cream truck and a food truck to go room to room to deliver snacks. We decorate the carts up and take the crafts to their rooms. We don't have virtual feed in the building so we have to do many room visits a day. Fun to watch the smiles when the ice cream truck music starts playing from there door ways.
Joyce Quintrell
03:42:45
i have my first zoom concert this friday, fingers crossed.
tracy.lumsden
03:43:00
We can only run You Tube in our theatre and not in individual rooms. Our theater will seat about 6 due to social distancing. Not sure why but this is what I was told. I'd love to be able to have a closed circuit TV and offer the free virtual concerts and museum tours!
Pamela Hultquist
03:43:23
@Heather please email me the chat notes also thank you. pamhultquist@gmail.com
Carmela Mulroe
03:43:23
At Joyce Quintrell- do the residents play in the concert?
M. Celeste Chase
03:43:27
Alzheimer's population are unable to rationalize at some point. - so you will lose an agruement for sure and be hard pressed to get them to ratinalize your viewpoint about their behavior
Alicia Gonzales
03:43:29
Oh that sounds exciting Joyce I hope it goes well!
Stephanie Hensle
03:43:41
we are just starting to be allowed outside now ;-(
Evelyn Mosed
03:43:48
Sounds like if your employees at a community that has a forward think concept and installed in house TV channels, etc. things can be a bit easier to continue with some of the games that was played within a group setting but many community are way behind the technology space
suzanne hewitt
03:44:05
`Please email the notes Suzanne.hewitt@empres.com
tracy.lumsden
03:44:19
We used to have it and then changed cable providers.
John Catarino
03:44:43
The volunteers here have been wonderful sending us greeting cards to give out
Dawn Pilker
03:45:15
Our volunteers came and drew pictures on all the residents windows.
Joyce Quintrell
03:45:21
we are a adult day, the concert is a volunteer singer who played for us in the past i am going to spread out the 20+ participants in two large areas with two tvs playing the concert
Mindi Nelson
03:45:35
we have volunteers doing online zoom conerts or learning opportunities
Brenda Evans
03:45:40
For those who are doing Zoom activities - Does every resident have a computer in their room?
Joyce Quintrell
03:45:54
i can go to 3 tvs if i need to
Mindi Nelson
03:45:59
we have 1 ipad at each of our homes
Carrie Schuller
03:46:11
Where would one find out where different masks are approved by your local department of health? We have to wear surgical masks and face shields. I would love to be able to present a clear mask idea to our administration.
joan Cullinane
03:46:23
Brenda, I agree with 24 hour news increasing anxiety because it is passive. it is like being attacked instead of being interactive and being able to do something about life.
Julie Pasterski
03:46:34
yes cards and letter from the community helps
Karon McDonald
03:46:55
We've had baby lambs brought in recently!
Jane Chagnon
03:47:18
We have 6 iPads and families sign up with LE staff. we are a larger community so do need to limit time as so many want to see their loved ones, which is understandable.
Anne Basting
03:47:19
All the TimeSlips postcards (downloadable) are available free on https://www.timeslips.org/resources
Joyce Quintrell
03:47:20
we are going to try a military presentation from a volunteer on Monday on zoom and again, fingers crossed
HTruebenbach
03:47:27
we had horses go and do window visits to residents. they really enjoyed this:)
tracy.lumsden
03:47:28
I have hired performers who play guitar or sax and walk around the outside of the building and stop at each area-outside porches, courtyard. The CNA's and Nurses go around and open the AL residents windows who face the areas where the musician stops and plays
Evelyn Mosed
03:47:35
Love it
Deb Brown
03:48:04
Where is that list?
Cathy Lieblich
03:49:18
Thank you for an excellent presentation, Kirsten and Kenya!
Stephanie Hensle
03:49:25
i was going to have a horse visit and since the residents wouldn't be able to touch them, I thought it wouldn't be as satisfying for the, residents
Nanci Newberry
03:49:38
You can google "clear masks" and see what's available. I saw on TV a local school district is making them for teachers to use in the upcoming school year.
Angelina Torrieri
03:49:41
thank you
Carrie Schuller
03:49:46
Is there a way we could get the list for family involvement?
joan Cullinane
03:49:49
ann knott - as far as activities being billable, when we aknowledge dementia care as a mental health care issue then we will get some guidelines how to bill for Medicaid. Not for parties, unless the residents run it, make snacks, entertain. I billed for this for years in mental health building strengths, engaging strengths. Using music as therapy and art as therapy is well documented but degrees are required. My degree is ma counseling psychology dramatherapy
Jean Garver
03:49:59
The broadway actress Laura Benanti hosts #sunshineconcerts for seniors - I believe they’re live and specially made for residents.
Brenda Evans
03:50:15
During the shut down, our volunteers stayed home. Now they're back at work. I'm working to get our musicians to play outside with the warmer weather.
Linda Jensen
03:50:59
@Brenda ~ where do you live/work to be able to have volunteers in? Can't by me in So. Cal
Joyce Quintrell
03:51:07
i have idea when i can have volunteers, musicians etc.
Theresa Hart
03:51:45
I was able to get our favorite entertainer to Zoom in. He played a song for each elder.
Farrah Spain
03:51:56
we can not even have outside family visits yet :(
Alicia Gonzales
03:52:02
We can’t have any entertainers....Tried asking about allowing them to do it outside and was told no.
Angela Proszek
03:52:49
I would like to receive the chat thread, it's compelling but distracting me from the live conversation. Please include me in the group to receive the email.. Angela.proszek@providence.org
kristy.conway
03:53:45
Please include my email in the chat thread as well. It is full of great ideas!
Evelyn Mosed
03:53:46
@AngelaProszek just close the chat
Joyce Quintrell
03:53:49
i would LOVE to receive the chat thread, please include me too, thanks!
Sally Jenkins
03:53:52
me too sallyjenkins280@gmail.com
tracy.lumsden
03:54:15
tlum4jbpe@gmail.com please! Thank you!
Brenda Evans
03:54:16
Our volunteers can not be in the building, but can be outside. Several weeks ago a volunteer played music over her phone and through our speaker. The design of our building meant that we did her 1/2 hour program 3 times.
Penny Rupeka
03:54:17
I agree prupeka@psl.org
Maria Leonardo
03:54:23
Can we be on the list for the Chat transcript, if there is such a thing, mleonardo@avivaseniorlife.org
Sara Balfour
03:54:24
me too sbalfour@staloisius.com
Janet Runyon
03:54:25
hopefully we all get it!
kristy.conway
03:54:30
Please include my email in the chat thread as well. It is full of great ideas!Kristy.conway@primroseretirement.com
Deborah Bailey
03:54:31
@Heather - please email me the chat notes. Thanks!
Carrie Schuller
03:54:36
I would really appreciate the chat thread, cschuller61@gmail.com
Alicia Gonzales
03:54:45
agonzales1@grhc.org for chat notes thanks
Heather Allen
03:54:50
If you would like a copy of the chat dialogue, please email me at heatherallen@gcltc.com. I will only send it to you if you email me directly. Thank you
Jane Chagnon
03:54:50
Chat thread: jchagnon@preshomes.org
joan Cullinane
03:54:56
yes great question. Segregating people with mental health problems and physical disability from the community is a matter of convenience for caregivers and culture of shame regarding differences Safety is the only importance in the medical model. How do we balance this? Give the elders a voice. They have lived through much worse than this I guarantee!
Anne Basting
03:55:02
Fantastic presentation Kirsten and Kenya!
Deborah Bailey
03:55:10
@Heather - email me the chat notes please aerographics.south@gmail.com
tracy.lumsden
03:55:15
our residents say they have lived through so much but have never experienced anything like this.
Carolyn Hoff
03:55:17
I would also appreciate a copy, choff@brookhavenoh.org
John Catarino
03:55:21
Thank you for the presentation
Joyce Quintrell
03:55:29
thank you Ladies!
Laurie Shapleigh
03:55:35
thank you for your presentation!!!!
Paige Doumenis
03:55:37
Thank You! Very helpful!
Maureen Bluemke
03:55:43
Thank you for the informative presentation
Kathleen Santiago
03:55:47
Thank you ladies!
Heather Tallent
03:55:47
Thank you!!
joan Cullinane
03:55:48
I remind people of polio and small pox epidemics. they can do this!
Sara Min
03:55:50
Thank you
Marlene Feliciano
03:55:53
Thank you both!
Linda Jensen
03:56:05
@Heather ~ I will. It will be a long one.