Enhance Your Family and Social Lives By Focusing on Spirituality and Religion

As children, we experienced the wonders of this time of year with thoughts of Santa, Christmas trees, snow, gifts, and even days off of school. However, age often brings with it a diminished excitement for the holidays. Jobs and the demands and expectations of family can cause stress and a desire for the whole thing […]

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How to Pay for Healthcare and Assisted Living Costs

Whether you’ve lived in a retirement community for years or are choosing a community for the first time, you may be concerned about paying for senior care. Assisted living can be very expensive, and costs continue to rise as Baby Boomers reach retirement age. Luckily, there are many options when it comes to financing assisted […]

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Embracing Cultural Diversity at Your Assisted Living Community

America’s aging population continues to increase in numbers and in cultural diversity. With the influx of Baby Boomers of all races and nationalities, senior living communities must learn to embrace and accept the different customs associated with this population of seniors. By 2060, it is estimated that 57% of seniors in America will be Caucasian, […]

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How to Provide Compassionate End-of-Life Care

End-of-life can be a very difficult time for the individual, their caregivers, and their family. As administrators, it’s our job to make our residents’ final days as comfortable as possible. We can do this in many ways, including providing palliative and hospice care and meeting all of our seniors’ end-of-life needs. Keep reading to learn […]

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Addressing Alcohol and Opioid Addiction in Your Community

Opioid and alcohol addiction aren’t confined to home medicine or liquor cabinets. Age also doesn’t prevent this concerning health issue. In fact, the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) found that alcohol and prescription drug abuse affects up to 17% of adults over the age of 60. So, what does addiction look like […]

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Sexual Abuse & Harassment in Assisted Living: How to Protect Your Residents

Understanding and dealing with inappropriate sexual behavior — whether between staff and residents or between residents — is extremely important. This behavior must be dealt with quickly and in a manner that restores feelings of safety to the offended party. Many seniors don’t report sexual harassment, and those who do are often ignored. But as […]

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