Movies and Music: 4 Ways To Turn Your Programming Into An Interactive Event.

Improving Wellness

Every once in a while you come across people and companies that are just as excited about this wonderful group of people, the senior living industry and making a difference in the lives of others. This is one of those companies, We both share a vision of improving wellness in all areas of aging for our seniors. Lori Yauch, M.A., CCC-SLP, is not only the founder of, but she is also an author of two books, Movies and Music: A Guide to Turning The Classic Movie Musical Into An Interactive Event, and Movies and Music: A Clinician’s Guide to the Classic Movie Musical and Group Activity. She has presented at the 2016 Florida Speech and Hearing Association (FLASHA), Convention (Let’s Get Engaged: Using Multi-media in Reminiscence Therapy).

She has worked in a variety of settings from schools to hospitals to sub-acute rehab and long-term care centers. Her knowledge of patient populations ranges from pediatric to geriatric with emphasis on geriatric for the last 20 years. Her expertise includes cognitive-linguistic treatment, dementia management, dysphagia, and supervision of student clinicians and Clinical Fellows.

She attended Michigan State University for her undergraduate work in Audiology and Speech Sciences. She completed her Master’s Degree at Eastern Michigan University in Speech-Language Pathology.

Her gift is the joy, innovation, and care she brings to her work, her patients, and her belief in each person’s right to reach his or her highest potential, while having fun along the way.

All of this knowledge brings us to these great resources. can come alongside your activity programming in 4 ways:

  1. “Movies and Music:A Guide to Turning the Classic Movie Musical into an Interactive Event. This guidebook offers tools to stimulate memories and conversation through the interactive viewing of classic movie musicals”. As a Life Enrichment Director, having tools that provide engagement and stimulate conversation and memories are so helpful! “Movies and Music provides a fun and engaging activity for everyone.”
  2. A Family and Care Giver Guidebook: This personalized memory book is filled with photos, biographical information, and interesting facts surrounding your loved one, who is facing memory changes or physical challenges. It is a portable tool, that will help caregivers understand current self-care skills and physical abilities, provide comfort, and allow family and friends to provide emotional support, through reminiscing.”
  3. A Personal History: This book spans the life and growth of your family with photos and stories in one perfect-bound volume. A keepsake of lasting memories for everyone!
  4. Self-Improvement Class: Offering insight “in memory enhancement and social communication to maximize abilities, promote a sense of well-being and autonomy, within a familiar environment.”

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