Volunteers: Part of a Retirement Community’s Most Valuable Senior Living Resources

With millions of seniors residing in retirement communities, help from volunteers has always been welcomed. The COVID-19 pandemic, however, has led to restricting the amount of outside senior living resources like volunteers that could be involved in extracurricular activities on campuses and daily visits with residents. This has left many communities missing the extra helping […]

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Benefits of Technology in Senior Living Facilities

There are many benefits to adding technology in senior living facilities, and it’s important to embrace the positive impacts it can have on your community. In fact, 85% of baby boomers use the internet, and nearly two-thirds of people 74-91 are online. When best utilized, technology improves quality of life for seniors and increases satisfaction […]

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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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