Medicare Training 101: What Administrators Need To Know

Let’s face it — Medicare is complicated. Between the terms for Medicare eligibility, the multiple Medicare coverage options, and the new changes concerning Medicare insurance cards, understanding all the healthcare options can be difficult. It can be even harder to explain healthcare options to new hires, residents, and resident family members. The good news is […]

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Advance Directive Planning: Senior Care Administrator Guide

When it comes to long-term care facilities, advance directive planning allows seniors to have a say in their own future medical treatment. It’s vital that senior care administrators know what advance directives are, why they’re needed, and how to use them in their own communities. By taking the time for advance directive planning, facilities can […]

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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, society 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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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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Support Caregiver Wellbeing and Show Appreciation

Senior care is a demanding profession. In recent years, the turnover rate reached its highest point at 60%, with the main reason for leaving being low wages. But, caregivers are in this line of work for a reason. These individuals are truly compassionate and kindhearted people who come to work every day to care for […]

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