Zinnia TV is a lifeline for us. Both our in-person and virtual volunteers rely heavily on Zinnia TV.
It’s really good for calming people down so they stop feeling lost. The entire dining hall goes from high stress to this wonderful moment of silence when Zinnia TV starts playing.
What a blessing and a gift this TV station is.
Zinnia TV has brought more joy to my aunt in an innovative way.
I know Zinnia TV works to keep people engaged. I can reliably put it on and run out of the room.
We know we can count on Zinnia TV to be the antidote to sadness.
My wife is much more engaged by Zinnia TV as her dementia has progressed. You guys just nailed it. You’ve figured out what it takes to keep her engaged.
I am just so thankful this exists, it is incredibly important for us.
Zinnia TV helps our residents be more engaged in their lives and their day and what is going on around them.
For people facing cognitive challenges, standard TV programming can trigger confusion, distress, and daytime sleeping. Exploring a meaningful topic on Zinnia TV can soothe, delight, and reinforce a person’s sense of identity.
Zinnia TV videos help sooth agitation and anxiety by helping people stay connected to who they are, who they were, and what they love.
Made by artists, our videos are crafted to be beautiful, slow paced, easy to see and easy to process. They draw people in with a subtle internal logic that moves through time and place without the burden of plot or dialogue.
Caregivers report that our videos help increase their connection with the people they support by providing insight into their interests and hobbies, inspiring discussion, and easing transitions between locations and activities.
Our growing library of enrichment videos include trivia games, sing-alongs, read-alongs, conversation starters, and support for daily life tasks: all designed to inspire discussion, laughter, and connection.
SPT can be an effective tool for soothing agitation and providing support when family members can’t be present. Our Friendly Greetings videos are interspersed with comforting, uplifting messages that help alleviate loneliness.