Dementia and the Holidays

While many of your residents suffer from feelings of loss and sadness during the holidays, these emotions for those with dementia can be even more complex. The holidays for people with dementia do not often come with the same feelings that they do for you and I. Even if the person once loved the holidays, […]

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Talent Acquisition for Senior Living During the Holidays

Although staffing can be difficult all year long, it can be especially difficult around the holidays. Few people are looking to start a job around the holidays that requires you to work holidays, and as a result, things can get even harder heading into the holiday season. This blog will discuss talent acquisition for senior […]

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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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Making the Most of Virtual Interviews During the COVID-19 Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed so much about our everyday lives, including how we conduct interviews. While many have switched to virtual interviews, there are several things about this process to consider in order to make sure you are still properly screening candidates. Ensure A Face-to-Face Element Take every step you can to create some […]

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How to Care for Caregivers During a Pandemic

I am pleased to introduce a former SeniorLivingU co-worker, Amber Kustan. Amber is now the Project Coordinator for Country Meadows Retirement Communities. Being on the front lines during the COVID-19 pandemic has given Amber clear insight into the stress and anxiety felt by many direct care workers. She graciously agreed to share the many ideas […]

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