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Creating a Warm Welcome In Senior Living

Updated: Nov 5, 2021

Creating a Warm Welcome In Senior Living with Corrie Hermans- Webster, Eversound

Moving your loved one into a senior living community can bring up many mixed emotions- how can we ensure our loved one has a smooth transition into their new home?

Is my loved one meeting new friends? Are they happy? Who are all these new people that we are interacting with each day? Families experience many emotions when moving their loved one into a new community- guilt, relief, fear, happiness- for each family there are a unique set of circumstances that have led them to this place. We are talking about this today with Corrie Hermans -Webster, she has a unique background working in different senior living communities, earning two master's degrees, and is a certified dementia practitioner. Corrie is passionate about accessibility, inclusivity, and making those around her feel happy and fulfilled in their lives. Corrie is on the product team Eversound which is an advanced listening system that is designed to use in senior living communities to enhance your loved ones' ability to hear and feel a part of the community. Thank you for the great interview, Corrie!

Corrie shares about:

  • How families and senior living communities can support smooth transitions for our loved ones

  • We talk about the roles various departments play in a community and how we can effectively communicate our loved one's needs

  • How the Life Enrichment and Activity Departments can aid in fostering relationships and community

  • We discuss the many mixed emotions that we face as we move our loved ones into their next home

  • Tips on overcoming impairments that can make connections challenging

  • How we overcome possible Covid restrictions and safely engage and communicate with our loved ones

Corrie Hermans-Webster is on the product team at Eversound, focusing on their digital content. Originally from Texas and now residing in Berkeley, CA, Corrie had a circuitous route to Eversound. She previously worked in churches and senior living facilities while earning two master's degrees. Corrie is a Certified Dementia Practitioner, and she is passionate about accessibility, inclusiveness, and working to make everyone feel happy and fulfilled in their lives no matter what stage of life they are in.

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