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Dakim BrainFitness Receives First Company-Wide Adoption in Wisconsin at All Seven AmericanWay Senior Living Homes
Date:9/16/2009

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Sept. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Dakim Inc. announced today that AmericanWay, a senior living provider with seven homes on four campuses, has become the first provider in Wisconsin to adopt the Dakim(R) BrainFitness(TM) System company-wide to provide daily cognitive stimulation to community residents. Dakim's entertaining touch screen-based system is specifically designed to help seniors maintain their brain health and fight the threat of dementia.

AmericanWay began using the Dakim system at its Harbor Suites community in Madison in May, and recently installed additional units at its remaining single-family ranch-style homes for dementia and frail elderly care in Portage and Randolph, Wisconsin. The company also plans to offer use of the system to local seniors who need dementia support, providing a community service as well as giving AmericanWay a recruitment tool for area residents who may need assisted living in the future.

The Dakim system is now used by 300 communities in the U.S., making it the #1 choice for dedicated cognitive stimulation among senior living providers. Users include independent retirement, assisted living and skilled nursing communities, adult day care centers and senior centers.

"We are always looking for strategies to enhance our residents' quality of life. Dakim's brain fitness technology is proving to be a major contribution to that effort," said Janis Nowak, president of AmericanWay and incoming president of the Wisconsin Assisted Living Association (WALA). "We have people at our Madison community who are on the Dakim system several times a day, and their faces light up when they sit down to play."

"Brain fitness is becoming a cornerstone of wellness programming for senior care providers," said Dakim CEO Dan Michel. "AmericanWay's commitment to providing residents in all of their communities with daily cogniti
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