Helping Residents, Family & Caregivers Deal with Grief

In an assisted living facility, the grieving process can affect so many individuals, from the residents and family members to the administration and caregiver staff. Helping Residents Deal with Grief Whether it’s a spouse, family member, or friend, your residents will face loss in their life and it’s important for caregivers to be there to […]

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Active Seniors: Body & Benefits For Residents

We all are witness to the changes our bodies go through as we get older. Our metabolism slows down, our eye sight gets a little weaker, or our joints ache a little more. The aging process take its toll on us in many ways, including a loss of muscle mass and decrease in bone density. […]

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Stubbornness in Seniors: How to Deal with Uncooperative Residents

We all have our bad days, when little things bother us more than normal and smiles are harder to come by.  Everyone may experience a day that’s not as bright as others, including your residents.  An occasional grumpy day, where a resident is more unpleasant or stubborn than usual, is just a matter of life.  […]

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Benefits of Healthcare Training for Employees and Residents

Whether it’s mandatory or voluntary training, keeping your assisted living staff up-to-date with healthcare training will benefit both your employees and your residents. Benefits to the Employee Assisted living employees are often cross-trained to perform many different functions. Not only do they perform their day-to-day duties but they also take on a number of roles […]

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Helping Residents Coping with Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia

It is currently estimated that 5.1 million people age 65 or older have Alzheimer’s disease. This number is expected to increase by 40% (7.1 million) by 2025 and triple (13.8 million) by 2050. These staggering facts mean that the residents in your care, now and in the future, are more likely to be battling this […]

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Your Role in Helping With the Transition to Assisted Living

When a senior needs to make the transition to assisted living it can be a trying time for the individual and their family.  When faced with reality of moving into a senior community, many residents grapple with not only the stress of moving, but also with a variety of emotions including sadness over losing their […]

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