Celebrating National Assisted Living Week During the COVID-19 Pandemic

If you’ve worked in assisted living for a while, you’re probably familiar with National Assisted Living Week (NALW). If you’re new to the industry, you may be wondering what all the fuss is about. In this blog, you’ll find some background, as well as some ideas and recommendations for making this week special. National Assisted […]

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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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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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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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Improve Your Residents’ Lives with Senior Living Technology

While most seniors didn’t grow up in the digital age, technology touches all parts of their everyday lives. Baby Boomers entering assisted living communities might be accustomed to all of the technological gadgets out there that enhance their daily lives, and they’ll expect no less as residents of your community. Technology products for seniors improve […]

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LGBT Assisted Living: Maintaining a Discrimination-Free Community

While discrimination against the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community isn’t a new issue, the senior living industry is currently making strides to ensure each individual is treated and cared for equally, no matter their sexual orientation. Proposed to launch in 2021, the Long-Term Care Equality Index (LEI) will begin evaluating, documenting, and reporting […]

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