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Evangelical Homes of Michigan Adopts Dakim BrainFitness System, Becoming State's First Senior Facility With Brain Training Machine
Date:1/21/2009

#1 Program for Helping Seniors Fight Dementia & Memory Loss

DETROIT, Jan. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Evangelical Homes of Michigan announced today that it is the first senior living provider in the state of Michigan to adopt the Dakim BrainFitness System as part of its wellness programming for residents. The fully automated system supplies a constantly changing menu of challenging activities that are scientifically designed to maintain brain health as well as combat the onset and effects of dementia and Alzheimer's disease.

Evangelical Homes of Michigan (EHM) selected the Dakim system over competing products because of its senior-friendly design, enjoyable multimedia activities, ability to be used by most seniors without caregiver assistance, and - critically - its status as the only solution built for long-term use considered key in using mental stimulation to fight dementia. These factors have led to Dakim's adoption by over 200 senior living communities around the country, making it the #1 program of its kind.

"Senior living facilities have an obligation to do everything they can to maximize their residents' quality of life, and a big part of that involves providing mental stimulation to help keep brains agile," said Joanne Stutesman, administrator of data and information systems for EHM. "Dakim has taken an innovative 'let's have fun' approach that encourages consistent use, and we believe it will make a big difference in keeping our residents happy, productive, and mentally fit."

"Evangelical Homes of Michigan is among the new wave of senior living communities that are recognizing the importance of providing a systematic brain fitness program for their residents. The challenge is to find a program that will keep seniors engaged without placing a burden on care providers themselves," said Dan Michel, Dakim founder and CEO. "This adoption again demonstrates that D
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