HIPAA Compliance: What You Need to Know About Patient Privacy

It’s everywhere. From the MyFitnessPal data breach to the public upset stemming from Facebook’s privacy scandal, 2018 is no stranger to leaked personal information. Now, more than ever, people are concerned about the way companies are storing their personal records — and the healthcare industry is no exception. Thankfully, HIPAA has set a standard to […]

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Fun Activities for Seniors: Summer Group Outings You Need to Try

When it comes to organizing your senior living social calendar, finding new, unique, and meaningful activities for your residents can be a challenge. As the warm weather sticks around, why not use it to your advantage? Many fun activities for seniors, such as trips to the beach, are simple to organize and don’t require much […]

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Medical Marijuana Uses & Benefits For Assisted Living Seniors

What is Medical Marijuana? Medical marijuana, also known as medical cannabis, is a type of treatment for various medical symptoms that occur due to a range of illnesses and conditions. Medical marijuana uses pure, unprocessed marijuana plants and extracts to ease patients’ symptoms for 4 to 12 hours at a time. The active chemicals within […]

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Ways to Prevent Elder Financial Abuse and Fraud

Your long-time resident, Charlotte, is a woman in her mid-80s. For the past decade, she has settled into your community, become friends with other residents, and joined the many stimulating activities you offer. She has always flourished within the community, but lately, she has been keeping to herself. Staff and other residents have mentioned they’ve […]

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A Crisis Management Plan for Assisted Living

When your assisted living community is in the midst of a crisis, that is not the time to realize that you don’t have a crisis management plan in place. If you made it this far without a formal plan for crisis communication for your assisted living community, it’s time to get to work! There are […]

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How to Prevent Bed Bug Infestations In Senior Care

Bed bugs are not a pleasant topic but one that can be important among senior living communities. Although they were nearly eradicated for decades, many factors have contributed to a growing number of bed bug infestations since the early 2000s. And, because bed bugs thrive in close living environments, how to prevent bed bug infestations […]

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