Making the Most of Virtual Interviews During the COVID-19 Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed so much about our everyday lives, including how we conduct interviews. While many have switched to virtual interviews, there are several things about this process to consider in order to make sure you are still properly screening candidates. Ensure A Face-to-Face Element Take every step you can to create some […]

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How to Care for Caregivers During a Pandemic

I am pleased to introduce a former SeniorLivingU co-worker, Amber Kustan. Amber is now the Project Coordinator for Country Meadows Retirement Communities. Being on the front lines during the COVID-19 pandemic has given Amber clear insight into the stress and anxiety felt by many direct care workers. She graciously agreed to share the many ideas […]

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The Importance of Communication During the COVID-19 Pandemic

As we continue to battle COVID-19, you may feel like you’re being inundated with information and communications regarding the virus and related guidelines. But are you receiving information from the community that’s responsible for caring for your senior loved one? At this point, responding to COVID-19 is no longer an “if,” but a “when” for […]

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Have a Plan in Place to Prepare for the Coronavirus

By this point, people around the world have heard of the coronavirus, or COVID-19. Cruise ships have been denied entry into ports of call, and flights to and from infected countries have been canceled. The stock market is up and down and has lost up to 1,200 points in a single day. Worst of all, […]

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Helping Your Residents Vote

2020 has arrived, and along with it comes another election year. As an assisted living community administrator, you’ll need to have a plan in place to help your residents exercise their right to vote. Residents living in an assisted living community may see voting as a daunting task. Some might worry about polling places and […]

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Benefits of Animal-Assisted Therapy for Seniors

Interacting with animals offers people of all ages a variety of physical, mental, and emotional benefits. This is especially true for seniors, particularly if they’re suffering from an illness or injury. Some communities allow residents to bring their own pets, and most offer some kind of visitation therapy. Let’s take a closer look at the […]

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