ATLANTA, Aug. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Optima Healthcare Solutions, a leading provider of cloud-based software for post-acute care providers, today announced its partnership with Second Wind Dreams, an international nonprofit that helps aging seniors realize lifelong dreams. Through this partnership, Optima will provide funding and volunteers to help Second Wind Dreams positively impact residents in long-term care facilities.
"Optima and Second Wind Dreams have a common mission to improve the experience of aging, which makes our partnership a natural fit," said Josh Pickus, CEO of Optima. "We have been looking for an organization that is equally passionate about tangibly making seniors' lives better, and we are thrilled to have found that in Second Wind Dreams. We look forward to making beautiful dreams come true together."
In partnering with Second Wind Dreams, Optima will fund dream events for some very special long-term care residents. These dreams can range from reuniting seniors with their loved ones to getting them back on the dance floor or giving them the opportunity to spend a day in their favorite place in the world. As part of Optima's commitment to helping seniors realize their dreams, the company's employees will volunteer at long-term care facilities, where they will provide care packages and in-person support and companionship to residents and have the chance to uncover their wishes and fulfill their dreams.
"Optima is setting the example for everyone by committing resources and volunteers to keep the dreams of our greatest national treasure, our elders, alive," said P.K. Be ville, Founder & CEO of Second Wind Dreams. "We are honored that Optima is now a part of our mission to change the perception of aging from one of societal neglect to a place of prominence."
Optima is beginning the program in the Atlanta area and plans to expand it to its Florida and Utah locations.
Optima Healthcare Solutions is a leading provider of cloud-based software for post-acute care providers, including contract therapy companies, skilled nursing facilities, outpatient clinics, home health agencies and hospice organizations. More than 10,000 sites of service entrust Optima to deliver software that improves patient care and enhances business performance. For more information, visit optimahcs.com.
About Second Wind Dreams
Second Wind Dreams is an international, nonprofit organization committed to changing the perception of aging through the fulfillment of dreams and educational programs that help caregivers understand the physical and mental challenges facing those with Dementia. Founded in 1997 by award-winning geriatric specialist P.K. Beville, M.S., the Atlanta-based organization is recognized as the first in the nation to focus on enhancing the quality of life for elders and changing society's perception of seniors by making dreams come true. Affiliated with more than 1,000 elder care communities in the United States and Canada, Second Wind Dreams has made thousands of dreams come true for seniors living in the United States, UK, Canada, Israel and other countries around the world. Experienced by over 2 million people worldwide, its innovative educational program, known as the Virtual Dementia Tour®, is a scientifically proven method of training designed to build sensitivity and awareness in individuals caring for those with Dementia. For more information about Second Wind Dreams visit www.secondwind.org, Facebook and Twitter.
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