McKnight’s Long-Term Care News
by Kimberly Marselas
School’s out for summer, but Sarina Helmer and Arlene Schmid will always be able to look back on the time they spent together.
Helmer spent part of her senior year of high school putting together a living yearbook of sorts, an app-assisted video of Schmid’s life detailing everything from her days in the Girl Scouts to her life at EHM Senior Solutions’ Brecon Village in Saline, MI.
The two were paired at the start of the school year through an effort aimed at bridging the technology and age divides. Over 60 days, students were expected to learn about dementia, interact with their residents and package their life stories using It’s Never 2 Late’s FOCUS platform.