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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Walking to Stay Fit

The following blog was written by Kim Bradeen, Resident Services Director at Country Meadows Retirement Community in Hershey, PA. Her blog, Walking to Stay Fit, is inspired by her passion for providing the best care for residents and her love of fitness. We hope Kim’s blog inspires you to get your residents up and moving! […]

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Tips for Staying Healthy During Flu Season at Your Retirement Community

There are times when information regarding resident and coworker health is important enough to share again. In February 2018, SeniorLivingU published a blog on infection control practices during flu season. We are republishing this blog, but with updated flu statistics. You’ll also find a flu pandemic guide that you can print and hang in a […]

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Staffing Your Senior Living Community: Three Online Tools to Try

The following blog was written by Lauren Schuman, Digital Communications Director at Country Meadows Retirement Communities. In our technology-driven world, employers often leverage online tools to find employees because they can be useful and economical. The three sites companies rely on the most are LinkedIn, Indeed, and Glassdoor. These sites vary in price and capabilities […]

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