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The latest news about Photavia and our journey to "Bring LIFE back to LIFE" with "Better Living through Imagery".

November 10, 2022

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
PHOTAVIA announces launch of the Photavia Education Division 

FRANKLIN, WI, November 10, 2022 - Photavia®, creators and producers of short films that engage, entertain, educate, and enhance environments, is pleased to formally announce the formation of its Education Division (PhotaviaED™), to bring the benefits of Photavia to students and teachers K-12, and beyond. The ‘A Moment In Time’ series is highly engaging and interesting, and presented as a valuable addition to the educational process, with a wide variety of categories and historical references that make it a great tool for educators, and student learners of all ages.

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November 1, 2022

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Christine Schultz Named Director of Photavia’s Education Division 

FRANKLIN, WI, November 1, 2022 - Photavia®, creators and producers of short films that engage, entertain, educate, and enhance environments, is pleased to announce Christine Schultz, M. Ed., has joined Photavia as the Director of Education for the recently formed Photavia Education Division (Photavia ED™). The former Compliance Coordinator at Mainstream Development Educational Group, LLC, Christine is a veteran educator who understands both the process and business of education, an understanding vital to bringing the educational aspects of Photavia’s programming benefits to market.

“We are very excited to start working with Christine", Joe Hausch, president, and CEO of Photavia. "Christine has the knowledge and experience across education and business to help make Photavia’s new Education Division successful. But more importantly, she shares our passion for Education. I keep saying that we just can’t get the good news out fast enough. And now, having Christine aboard helps us on our journey to change the world and improve the quality of life for children and their families, by providing new tools to educators.”

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September 7, 2022

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Photavia and Tranquility Lifestyle Solutions Team to Deliver Reminisce with Relevance 

FRANKLIN, WI, UNITED STATES, September 7, 2022 - Tranquility Lifestyle Solutions (TLS), a global provider of customized solutions for the provision of high-quality Home Care for seniors, has formed a distribution alliance with Photavia®, creators and producers of short films that engage, entertain, educate, and enhance environments, to deliver their programming to the senior Home Care market.

"When Photavia and Tranquility Lifestyle Solutions were introduced to each other and discussed potentials, we instantaneously knew that our company products would enhance each other’s respective services, and that the unification of both corporations’ efforts was meant to be. Photavia’s input was deemed to enhance Tranquility’s output, as we work jointly to achieve our common goal of developing services that vastly improve senior wellbeing and senior lifestyles.

With a senior market growing in both population size and longevity, providing specific quantifiable goods and services that are directed towards seniors becomes of paramount importance.

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March 15, 2022

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
PHOTAVIA SPONSOR VIRTUAL SUMMIT DESIGNED TO DISRUPT SENIOR LIVING 

UNITED STATES, March 15, 2022 - Senior Living Foresight, the premier senior living thought-leadership platform, kicks off its 16-hour virtual summit on April 5th. The second annual Evolve summit opens with a conversation about why senior living needs to challenge the status quo. Keynote speakers CEO Jill Vitale-Aussem, dementia specialist Rachael Wonderlin, technology leader Jack York, and communications expert Casey Jackson, will be talking about why it is imperative for staff and leadership of senior living communities to examine and re-evaluate the way they approach their jobs and deliver services to seniors.

 

...The summit is an industry-changing event designed to elevate the importance of resident experience at all levels of senior care. Engaged residents create more joyful interactions, and healthier lives, aiding in longevity.

Evolve 2022 offers 24 short educational sessions and panel discussions from 9:30 AM to 1:30 PM PDT, Tuesdays and Thursdays during the weeks of April 5 and April 12. The companies coming together to support this industry transformation are iN2L, Care Center Stage, Sirona TV, Quiltt, Total Brain Health, Pocketbook Memory and Photavia.

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February 14, 2022

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
PHOTAVIA & SALTBOX TV PARTNER TO BRING INCLUSIVE

MEDIA EXPERIENCES TO OLDER ADULTS NATIONWIDE

Franklin, Wisconsin - February 14, 2022 - PHOTAVIA , creators and producers of short films that engage, entertain, educate, and enhance environments, has partnered with Saltbox TV, a production company and AVOD streaming service for older adults, formerly led by Ed Asner, to

deliver their programming in a contemporary format, bringing new life to iconic moments in photographic history to an expanded audience.

 

“We are very excited to start working with Jerry and Patty, and the Saltbox TV Team” says Joe Hausch, president, and CEO of Photavia. “I keep saying that we just can’t get the good news out fast enough.

Partners like Saltbox TV help us on our journey to change the world and improve the quality of life for seniors and their families. And now, through our wonderful new partnership with Saltbox TV people across the country can experience Photavia on Roku or Amazon Firestick, as well web-enabled devices. Here’s to all of us and Better Living Through Imagery in 2022! Exciting times they are!”

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Our "A Moment In Time" series of V-Clips, two-minute video shorts with original music beds and soothing, educational narratives are being usefully employed in environments where there is an opportunity to provide uplifting, soothing, or simply joyful exposure to art. 

August 24, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
HOW CAN BEHAVIORAL SYNCHRONY FOSTER GREATER COHERENCE IN A SENIOR LIVING COMMUNITY
A white paper by Michael C. Patterson, June 2021   

President/CEO Joe Hausch of PHOTAVIA was very excited to learn about this paper from Michael C. Patterson of Mindramp Consulting that features PHOTAVIA as an example of a concept called "Behavioral Synchrony".

 

"We have been working with the folks at Mindramp and they are such advocates for the power of PHOTAVIA and how it affects the brain," says Hausch. "They have an amazing way of explaining the science behind what we do in a clear and easy-to-understand fashion. We are hopeful his paper can open some new and exciting research opportunities for us in the very near future." 
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Our "A Moment In Time" series of V-Clips, two-minute video shorts with original music beds and soothing, educational narratives are being usefully employed in environments where there is an opportunity to provide uplifting, soothing, or simply joyful exposure to art. 

March 4, 2021
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
PHOTAVIA Ready to Premier New "A Moment in Time" Series Content.   

"Stay tuned!" says President/CEO Joe Hausch of PHOTAVIA as plans for the release of the new content to subscribers of www.PHOTAVIA.TV and to current Senior Living communities that feature this lifelong learning tool in their facilities is announced.

 

"We have been working very hard on completing this new batch of V-Clips© and we are excited to get feedback on these new titles." said Director of Content, Mark Winter. " We have a lot of new content slated for this year including the introduction of PhoTrivia and the "ToolKit" to many more markets." 
 

"March Fo(u)rth was a great day to announce our new content and taking this huge leap forward nearly doubling our existing titles," says Hausch, "many of the new titles will make it on to PHOTAVIA.TV over the next few weeks." 50 new titles will be available to existing and new clients beginning in April.
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Our "A Moment In Time" series of V-Clips, two-minute video shorts with original music beds and soothing, educational narratives are being usefully employed in environments where there is an opportunity to provide uplifting, soothing, or simply joyful exposure to art. 

 

June 17, 2019
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Videotel Digital Helps Photavia Spark Memories With Images That Lift Spirits At All Hours   

SAN DIEGO (PRWEB) June 17, 2019 - Photavia applauds tireless industrial digital signage media player from Videotel Digital for delightful installation projects at events, healthcare facilities, senior living homes, and in transportation and hospitality industries....


“Photavia's clients require that our positive content is played 24/7 to change the environments they're in. To that end, the VP70XD media player has been a workhorse for us in venues like schools, hotels, healthcare, and senior facilities. In one case, the media player has been running nonstop for over two years without a whimper of slowing down! With that remarkable track record, interestingly enough, it’s Videotel’s excellent customer service that’s the standout. From the top down their immediate and thorough attention to detail has been nothing short of spectacular. Their company and their products have been a huge asset to Photavia's growth. I have to say a big thank you for that,” said Mark Winter, the Director of Media Content for Photavia.

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October 1, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
PHOTAVIA Premiers New New Mindful Musical titled "MIRRORS" by Billy Kirchen.

On September 28, 2016, PHOTAVIA worked with Billy to present a "Sneak Preview Presentation" of his musical at The Point in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

MIRRORS was created and composed by Billy Kirchen,
Book by Larry LaGuardia, Lyrics by Jim Chudy

MIRRORS was proudly sponsored by PHOTAVIA
Proceeds from this event went to benefit the Alzheimer’s Association

Learn more about that event at MIRRORS

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