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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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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