Recent Blog Posts

Thanks for the Memories, Part II

How many of you have old 8mm or VHS family movies, or maybe some other older format movie tapes?  A lot of you, if your family is anything like ours.  Do you remember shooting videos of family events and later gathering around the movie projector or VCR/TV to watch...

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Cleo’s Story

While visiting different LifeShare communities, we often have the opportunity to spend time with residents and listen to their remarkable stories. Recently, I met a veteran who has served in not one, not two, but three different wars (WWII, the Korean War, and the...

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Gratitude and Thanksgiving

“Gratitude” is a feeling …… “thanks-giving” is an action. Have you considered this distinction?  For example, I am grateful for enduring health, friends and family.  For living among the fox, bear, elk and moose. For the forested mountain neighborhood that is more...

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Colors of Gratitude

According to the dictionary, gratitude is the quality of being thankful; the readiness to show appreciation for, and the ability to return kindness. As we approach the upcoming holidays, we are reminded to take time to consider things to be thankful for. The holidays...

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Fall Brings Change

Fall. My favorite season, and a sign that summer is coming to an end as winter nears. When we think of fall we think of change, changing of the leaves, the changing weather, the transition into pants and sweatshirts, and football. For many, fall means “football...

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Fall of the Year

What does autumn, or fall, mean to you?  What memories do you have of this wonderful season that serves as a transition between summer and winter?   When you hear the word “fall”, or see pictures of fall scenes, what comes to mind?  Do you sometimes reminisce about...

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Sales in Healthcare

Throughout the past year, Senior Housing Forum has published many articles on ‘sales tactics’ including marketing strategies and keeping quality sales people, at senior living communities. LifeShare aims to be a one-stop shop that helps enrich the senior living...

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Making Memories With Melodies

“Music, at its essence, is what gives us memories. And the longer a song has existed in our lives, the more memories we have of it.” Stevie Wonder Growing up, when my family had reunions or get-togethers we always had a musical component to them. We loved gathering...

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Travel the World From Your Activity Room

Traveling to see the world in retirement is not a reality for some seniors. Fortunately, technological advancements have made our great big world seem a little smaller. LifeShare’s CommunityShare product can assist communities in taking residents on a virtual trip...

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