Avila Institute Staff
August 29, 2023

Education and Dementia Care Training programs for long-term care staff and caregivers are vital to ensure progress and quality in care for those residents with Dementia and other memory impairments. Dementia isn’t just a challenge for individuals; it’s a call to transform the way we care. Education holds the key to unlocking empathy, patience, and effective

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Education is the Cornerstone of Progress in Dementia Care
Shane Cooney
August 28, 2023

Communities of religious women in many countries around the world are facing the challenge of how Sisters can provide the appropriate care and support for their aging members. Unfortunately, many Religious Congregations have neither the funds nor the support systems in place.  In 2022, the Avila Institute of Gerontology and the Carmelite Sisters for the Aged

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Teaching Religious Sisters Around the World How to Age Well Together
Avila Institute Staff
July 26, 2023

Join us in celebrating 35 years of education for compassionate care as we once again bring you the Avila Institute Annual Long-Term Care Conference in person! This flagship event gathers experts, researchers, practitioners, and stakeholders from the field of long-term care. Over the course of two days, this conference provides a unique platform for attendees

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Registration is Open for our Annual Long-Term Care Conference
Avila Institute Staff
July 8, 2023

The August 2023 NRRO cosponsored webinar Living Longer and Living Better  is scheduled for Tuesday, August 16, 2023 from 1:00-2:00 pm ET. It will be presented by Alfred Norwood, MBA, BS.View/download flyer and registration directions. WEBINAR DESCRIPTION Over the last century, we have almost doubled our lifespan, but not necessarily our health span. Research shows that for

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Register for “Living Longer and Living Better” new informational webinar for Religious Communities
The ParaDocs
May 9, 2023

Are you unable to unwind at the end of a long day? Learn how choosing activities that “down shift” our stress can help us take better care of ourselves.

In Volume 51 of this guest series, psychotherapist Dr. Francis L. Battisti and nutritionist Dr. Helen Battisti explain how doing activities, such as contemplative walks, time with nature, pleasure reading and disconnecting from technology, can calm and focus us.

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The Zone, Vol 138: What are Some Better Ways of Handling Conflictual Conversations?