Wellness means different things to different people. It now extends beyond physical fitness to include emotional, spiritual, intellectual, occupational, social, and environmental factors no matter the individual’s generation or abilities. Additionally, wellness programs are now seen as a deciding factor in seniors choosing a particular community.
1. “Wellness” is replacing “care” as the guiding concept for community operations.
2. It is critical to convey a healthy atmosphere of wellness and active living.
3. Wellness in senior living is evolving to enrich the lives of current residents and attract new ones. Connecting with the greater community is key to making it work.