Category Archives: Health

Why Residents Should Call the Shots in Senior Living


Who decides what you have for lunch? You do. Who decides when you make a phone call? You do. What about what kind of sheets you sleep on? You guessed it—that’s you, too. These questions may seem silly, probably because you take it for granted that you have control over every aspect of your life….

Roberts’ Top 10 Blogs From 2016


‘Tis the season for annual reviews, look back glances at the trends, greatest hits and misses, and of course top 10 lists. They’re ubiquitous this time of year and we love a good tradition. And a good list. First, a little background: our agency blog post has been going strong for about 4+ years. It’s a panel post…

3 Ways Technology Keeps Seniors Connected


As a country, we are in the midst of a period of change with the largest segments of the population gracefully aging. America’s seniors largely fall into what is referred to as the Silent Generation or those born during the period of the 1920s through the mid-1940s. This group expects high quality of care and…

True Story: I’m Addicted to Likes


I hadn’t touched a Cosmo magazine since I was 22 years old. But, I was on a plane en route to a bachelorette party in NYC and it just seemed, well, fitting for the moment. As I flipped through the pages (to my surprise) I came across an interesting article about Likes. It talked about…

How To Be Newsworthy: 4 Tips for Health, Wealth & B2B


Unless you are a Kardashian, a Jenner, a political controversy or an environmental disaster, being newsworthy probably doesn’t come naturally to you and your business. Especially in the worlds of healthcare, financial services and business-to-business … things can seem pretty dry. But fear not! While you may not have juicy details to leak (I’d argue…

Posture Supports Productivity: Here Are 5+5 Tips to Help


I took some time off during the recent holidays, and being away from the office for a bit made me more aware of habits I have sitting and standing at my desk (yes, I’m one of them. I love my Varidesk.). It also reminded me of this article from over a year ago talking about…

Start the New Year Right: “I Will Remember to Take My HBP Medication”


It‘s a new year, a new beginning, a time when hope shines light on all the things we want to change in our lives. Whether that means spending more time with family, cutting back your sugar intake, working out more, swearing less (or more), trying new things—whatever it is—it usually aligns with a pretty significant…

Head-to-toe wearable tech: Can you turn yourself into a healthy robot?


Okay, not quite a robot. But that’s not far off. Tech companies are pushing the limits of what we wear, and it’s changing the way we live, especially when it comes to our health. A friend of mine is an early adopter of the Apple Watch. And now he’s always checking how many calories he’s…

Seven Ways Music Can Help Maintain a Healthy Brain


We’ve all experienced the feeling. You’re in your car with the radio on, maybe driving home from work, when an old song comes on. You are immediately transported back in time to when the song was popular, or when it was most important in your life. This is because music is strongly linked to our…

Breakthrough Strategy Creates a 20% Decrease in Distracted Driving for ROC


Distracted driving is such a major topic these days. You hear the dangers talked about, campaigned against, ticketed for, and even brought to trial, but it wasn’t always that way. I got my driver’s license when I was 17 (2003) and already had a cell phone (Verizon LG VX8100 color flip phone, it was awesome)….