Have a Plan in Place to Prepare for the Coronavirus

By this point, people around the world have heard of the coronavirus, or COVID-19. Cruise ships have been denied entry into ports of call, and flights to and from infected countries have been canceled. The stock market is up and down and has lost up to 1,200 points in a single day. Worst of all, […]

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Benefits of Animal-Assisted Therapy for Seniors

Interacting with animals offers people of all ages a variety of physical, mental, and emotional benefits. This is especially true for seniors, particularly if they’re suffering from an illness or injury. Some communities allow residents to bring their own pets, and most offer some kind of visitation therapy. Let’s take a closer look at the […]

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Walking to Stay Fit

The following blog was written by Kim Bradeen, Resident Services Director at Country Meadows Retirement Community in Hershey, PA. Her blog, Walking to Stay Fit, is inspired by her passion for providing the best care for residents and her love of fitness. We hope Kim’s blog inspires you to get your residents up and moving! […]

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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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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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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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