SAIDO: A Timeline
From 2001 to today.
Below is a brief outline of the growth of SAIDO in the United States.
Developed in Japan by Dr. Ryuta Kawashima and Kumon Institute of Education, field tested at Eijuan Nursing Homes.
Eliza Jennings conducts first U.S. trial.
Eliza Jennings receives license to distribute SAIDO across the U.S.
First partner communities in the U.S. launch SAIDO.
First SAIDO Learning Center opens at Eliza Jennings Renaissance Community.
Good Shepherd Home becomes first Model Home community in the US, opens SAIDO Learning Center.
Covenant Living acquires license to distribute SAIDO across the U.S.
Waterford Place becomes a Model Home community.
Grant provides funds for SAIDO Learning in Washington Senior Living Communities.