Practicing Person Centered Care With Your Residents

Sometimes, when we have a long “to-do” list, we often focus only on the tasks at hand to try to keep ourselves on schedule. Other times, dealing with emergencies that pop up diverts our attention elsewhere. It can easy to forget why we are doing this work. After all, being efficient and getting things done […]

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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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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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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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