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What is Fit Mind’s Subscription Program?
During this time of chaos, we still want to be a constant in Senior Living Communities. It is our mission to provide easy to use cognitive activities in a time where your loved ones need it more than ever.
Our digital turn-key lesson plans are accessible online. Our subscription group content enables you and your staff to offer residents mental fitness programming designed to engage people with different levels of memory loss and dementia. Research shows that cognitive stimulation therapy improves quality of life and may help slow the loss of cognitive function in people with dementia.
Schedule a 15 Minute Demo
Get lesson plan information, activity planning help, and an overall idea of all the options you will have when you subscribe to Fit Minds programming.
Why this program could benefit your Community:
It provides engaging mental fitness activities that foster 1. social relationships 2. enhance self-esteem 3. improve sleep 4. help reduce anxiety and depression
“Regular use of CST encourages individuals to higher levels of mental activity thereby reducing their risk of developing dementia.”
-Gates & Valenzuela, 2010
“CST can be used to stabilize or even improve the cognitive functioning of individuals suffering from mild Alzheimer’s disease.”
-Bottino et al, 2005; Matsuda et al 2010
What’s A Typical Mental Fitness Session Like?
Interesting content makes it easy for senior living professionals to mentally engage residents in a novel, interactive way that encourages and supports them — regardless of their degree of memory loss.
- Language and music: The high-level cognitive function involved in reading, writing and communicating
- Visual/spatial orientation: Understanding how objects relate to one’s physical body and being able to distinguish between similar objects
- Memory: Being able to recall previously learned information
- Critical thinking: The ability to reason and analyze
- Computation: Simple and more advanced exercises involving numbers
Schedule a 15 Minute Demo
If you’re looking for engaging group brain exercises and mental fitness activity content for seniors,
Please contact us at Fit Minds. Offering your residents this kind of group mental engagement not only benefits them can but helps set your community apart from others as well by offering cognitive stimulation.
Fit Minds Wonderful Training
“Wonderful training – super helpful and easy to take and implement.”
Fit Minds always treats their clients with respect and works with them to improve their cognition and improve quality of life.
“I’ve had the opportunity to see Fit Minds programs in action from the very start, I was impressed with the difference the Fit Minds programs made in the lives of my residents when I was the general manager at Portobello Manor. I remember with one family in particular, the improvement of her memory and the ability to interact with her kids had a huge impact on the family relationships.”
Fit Minds Confident
“I became motivated and more confident about engaging in cognitive activities. I started to read again! I came to understand that simply doing crossword puzzles was not enough to keep my brain healthy.”
“Love the product. Our Residents Just moved in yesterday. We are just in the beginning process we are a brand-new building. I’m looking forward to using this in our memory care neighborhood and I know our engagement staff is looking forward to using this in our assisted-living.”
“Fit Minds coaches care deeply about supporting seniors to retain their cognitive functioning and quality of life. I have met many of them and they are smart, professional and caring. I truly wish I knew about them for my parents.”
Michele German, Florida Certified Fit Minds Coach
“I support two Fit Minds clients with very different levels of cognitive impairment by successfully tackling various Fit Minds activities, my independent living client is gaining self-confidence as well as demonstrating improved memory and verbal skills. My client in memory care displays focus and determination when completing activities.”
I was getting married in a few months and I had serious concerns about my mom not being able to attend because of her lack of connection to the world outside of her own head. The progress my mom made while working with Janet and her staff was so unbelievably pronounced in that short period of time, that my mom not only came to our wedding, she is in every picture smiling and having the time of her life. My gratitude for how FitMinds changed the last year of my mom’s life is more than I can ever repay. Thank you for my mom , Janet and all the staff who worked with her. Much love to you all!
The face-to-face interaction
“The face-to-face interaction, whether in a group or one on one session is what works! You are stimulating their minds. When Howie and I do our one-on-one sessions, we also talk about things we have in common for language discussion. We form a relationship above and beyond the exercises. It’s great stimulation.”
Fit Minds Positive Impact
“I have been in the industry for 25 years and have seen a lot of programming. Fit Minds stands head and shoulders above the rest. This is a complete solution that allows us to adapt to our clients’ individual needs and is easily executed by our staff. I saw first-hand the positive impact that the program had on my residents.”
“I have known Janet and Peg for about a year now, and have used Fit Minds for the group program in 2 Memory Care communities. I have witnessed interactions and participation from residents who I never even thought understood, It is truly a priceless opportunity for senior living, and especially for those with dementia. And on top of all of that, everyone at Fit Minds are incredibly talented and humble individuals who I have the upmost respect for. Cheers to you, Fit Minds! I recommend this program for anyone in the senior living industry, you can thank me later!”
Christi R. Harrington, daughter of mother diagnosed with dementia
“My family and I are grateful to have wonderful coaches work with Mom on a weekly basis. We especially enjoy the reports that show us her engagement with various subjects and love to see how the Fit Minds staff always put a smile on her face. Thank you, Michele and Janet, for genuinely caring about Mom.”
I have been in the senior living
“I have been in the senior living industry for more than twenty years and was also a Program Specialist and Client Advocacy for the Florida Gulf Coast Alzheimer’s Association. Fit Minds works! I love it!”
“The Fitminds program has been amazing for the residents at our community. Janet Knupp and her team take the time to develop active learning projects. Our residents who are independent living love the challenges, and we have noticed improvements with the residents who have some memory issues; especially in confidence building, socialization, and short term recall. I recommend anyone try Fit Minds!”
“Fit Minds’ coaches have been supporting Inspired Living at Tampa for years. We were one of the first communities in Florida to realize the value of cognitive stimulation! We have seen positive results for all of the residents who receive one-on-one Personal Trainer for the Mind sessions. We love that the one-on-one sessions are specific to each resident’s cognitive abilities. Fit Minds’ coaches are professional and have formed meaningful relationships with our residents as well. We loved the results we were seeing so much that we invited Fit Minds to also offer group cognitive stimulation sessions! We invite the public to come see one!”
“Our residents are LOVING Fit Minds! We are using it twice each week for both assisted living and for memory care. We have so much fun during each session; in memory care our groups just keep getting bigger! Thanks to Fit Minds, we are learning more about the cognitive abilities and inabilities of our residents.”
I cried tears of joy…
“I cried tears of joy when I saw my mom interacting with her granddaughters… This was the first time she acted like a grandma in two years.”
Fit Minds Opportunity
“People with mild / moderate dementia of all types should be given the opportunity to participate in a structured group cognitive stimulation programme. This should be delivered irrespective of any anti-dementia drug received by the person with dementia.”
“Hourly sitters or group activities are not an antidote, as they rarely offer true personal engagement. As a result, I jumped at the opportunity to try Fit Minds. My brother observed a coaching session one day, astounded at the capabilities brought out that he thought were long gone… ”
My mom thrived…
“My mom thrived with Fit Minds. She was able to do things we thought she had lost forever.”
“Fit Minds is an amazing program that delivers real results that matter – both for the client, the family, physicians overseeing the client’s care, etc. I work in the healthcare field and have seen firsthand the life-changing impact that this program has on people. I can’t say enough great things about it. If you are on the fence about whether or not to give it a try – just do it, and see for yourself.”
Susan Nelson, Florida Certified Coach
“Fit Minds is committed to ensuring that we, as coaches, are continuously prepared to successfully provide the highest-level cognitive coaching for our seniors. Starting with the online certification program, progressing into hands-on training and continuing with timely personal support when needed, we have the tools to achieve results for our clients and their families.”
Vicki Nelson, daughter of mother diagnosed with dementia
“Mom has been working with FitMinds for over a year now and we could not be happier. Her coach, Michele, has done far more than just working on improving or maintaining her cognitive skills, but through FitMinds has established a loving and caring friendship with her. I have such peace knowing that FitMinds is checking in with mom a couple of times a week.”
“Both coaches recently made the time to be significantly present for my mother’s birthday, and that speaks volumes. Her face lit up when she saw them arrive, as they are now an integral part of her world.”
“It’s evident to me that Fit Minds is committed to serving seniors 1-on-1. It is amazing to see how engaged seniors with dementia can be with cognitive stimulation. Brain health is just as important as physical health.”
Christel Augusta, Certified Cognitive Coach
“Both Independent living and Assisted living residents have benefited from the FitMinds Group Sessions. It is amazing to see how engaged they are and how each one progressively tackles more complex activities. What a privilege it is work with individuals and families who value their brain fitness health!”
“Our residents thoroughly enjoy both the group and individual sessions provided by Fit Minds. Not only are the activities fun and engaging but also therapeutic ultimately reaping cognitive benefit. Thank you to Janet and her amazing team!!”
“Fit Minds is a truly unique and valuable program. They have been working with my mother for over a year. My mother has dementia, but they are able to bring life back in cognitive areas that are fading too fast. Some days they are even able to get mom to read again. Most of all they connect and engage with her on a personal level, a priceless gift. Janet, Amy, Susan, are amazing. A great opportunity for any senior, not just those with dementia.”
“Technology in any form can be overwhelming especially in a skilled nursing facility. However, Kerri and Janet are so supportive. They are quick to respond to questions via email or phone call. They will come to your facility as often as you need them to assist with anything from setting up the computers, to training staff and facilitating programs and assisting staff to facilitate programs.”
“We have been using Fit Minds in our Memory Care community and it has been very well received by the residents and their families. It’s fun and stimulating for them and keeps them curious and involved.”
Fit Minds Rewards
“The biggest reward of working with seniors in building relationships of trust and watching them improve their cognitive abilities.”