Preventing Dementia Wandering in Seniors with Alzheimer’s

Wandering senior residents is a common, but tough, problem to manage. More than 5 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s and six in ten people with dementia will wander. Individuals diagnosed with dementia may become disoriented, even in familiar places. Dementia wandering has the potential to be dangerous, but there are strategies and preventative measures […]

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Healthcare Recruitment: Tips for An Easy Interview Process

It’s no secret the employees within an assisted living community are often the crucial difference between a successful facility and one that struggles to find its identity. While having superstar employees enables you to provide exceptional customer service to your residents, hiring staff members who are not the right “fit” destabilizes the workforce by increasing […]

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Take the LEAD in Assisted Living Customer Service

In an assisted living community, customer service is centered around providing care and showing respect to your customers: your residents and their families. Good customer service is easy to administer when your customers are happy, but your customer service skills will often be put to the test. There will be times when you must handle […]

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When To Be Concerned About Memory Loss

Memory can be a tricky matter and can play games with us at the worst times. Have you ever blanked on the name of the person standing right in front of you? Have you had trouble recalling a crucial fact in the story you were telling? These minor memory mishaps can happen to anyone at […]

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Suffering from Lack of Sleep As We Age

As an adult, we need the same amount of sleep whether we are in our 20s or our 80s. You may, however, notice that residents’ sleep patterns differ from your own. They may rise very early in the morning, leading you to believe they need less sleep. In reality, they may be suffering from a […]

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Infection Control Practices for Flu Season

The height of seasonal influenza (flu) is typically October through February. With such a potentially long outbreak period, it is important to refresh your knowledge of infection control practices to ensure you remain healthy during flu season. Working in a long-term care facility, your casual interactions put you in close contact with residents, co-workers, and […]

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