The Importance of Infection Control Training for Nurses in the Wake of COVID-19

Infection control has long been an important aspect of training in the nursing community. COVID-19, however, raised the stakes on just how prepared nurses need to be in the workplace. Over the course of the last 18 months, avoiding infection was at the forefront of everyone’s live. It also reiterated the importance of effective infection […]

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Volunteers: Part of a Retirement Community’s Most Valuable Senior Living Resources

With millions of seniors residing in retirement communities, help from volunteers has always been welcomed. The COVID-19 pandemic, however, has led to restricting the amount of outside senior living resources like volunteers that could be involved in extracurricular activities on campuses and daily visits with residents. This has left many communities missing the extra helping […]

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COVID and Senior Living Communities – One Year Later

As we pass the one year mark of the initial lockdown COVID-19 caused across the country, senior living communities are starting to see a return to normalcy. And for loved ones of seniors, this comes with a great sense of relief. Now, SeniorLivingU is reflecting on what senior living communities have done to improve the […]

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The Importance of Mock Inspections within Senior Living Communities

One highly effective way to ensure senior living communities are running properly on a consistent basis is to perform a series of mock inspections. In addition to preparing for actual inspections, a lot can be uncovered when taking a critical eye to your daily routines. And while studying new methods of care or reading about […]

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Get to Know SeniorLivingU

Working in the senior living industry demands a lot of dedication and heart. It also requires proper training. But succeeding as a true leader requires a mentality that learning never stops, and that there’s always more that can be done to provide a quality senior living experience. SeniorLivingU was created out of this desire to […]

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Dementia and the Holidays

While many of your residents suffer from feelings of loss and sadness during the holidays, these emotions for those with dementia can be even more complex. The holidays for people with dementia do not often come with the same feelings that they do for you and I. Even if the person once loved the holidays, […]

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