Celebrate Your Team by Providing Retirement Community Staff Training

On August 23rd, 2021, the health industry celebrated Health Unit Coordinators Day. While people in health and human services have always been appreciated, that praise skyrocketed during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic thanks to their heroic and selfless actions. And as retirement community staff training providers, we particularly appreciate the lengths that senior living […]

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The Importance of Providing Senior Living Resources to Address Mental Health for Caregivers and Residents Post-Pandemic

Health was on the forefront of everyone’s minds across the country last year amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. But while physical health was being monitored closely, mental health proved to be a secondary issue to pay attention to – with particular concern in retirement community residents and health care workers. From the stress of potentially contracting […]

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Senior Care Training to Improve Your Community

Working in a care-oriented environment, like assisted living or in a retirement community, can be incredibly rewarding – but it’s not always as easy as your team may make it look. Building a sense of community and providing the top-notch care that residents deserve takes patience, an ability to adapt to changing best practices, and […]

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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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