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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The Importance of Mock Inspections within Senior Living Communities

One highly effective way to ensure senior living communities are running properly on a consistent basis is to perform a series of mock inspections. In addition to preparing for actual inspections, a lot can be uncovered when taking a critical eye to your daily routines. And while studying new methods of care or reading about […]

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Get to Know SeniorLivingU

Working in the senior living industry demands a lot of dedication and heart. It also requires proper training. But succeeding as a true leader requires a mentality that learning never stops, and that there’s always more that can be done to provide a quality senior living experience. SeniorLivingU was created out of this desire to […]

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Staffing Your Senior Living Community: Three Online Tools to Try

The following blog was written by Lauren Schuman, Digital Communications Director at Country Meadows Retirement Communities. In our technology-driven world, employers often leverage online tools to find employees because they can be useful and economical. The three sites companies rely on the most are LinkedIn, Indeed, and Glassdoor. These sites vary in price and capabilities […]

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Assisted Living Employment Issues: Tackling Staff Turnover & Retention

Being part of a caregiving team is something that anyone with experience in the field would view as a privilege. You get to help older adults stay independent, active, and purposeful, and you provide the help they need with their most intimate day-to-day tasks. You form close relationships with staff and residents, and the work […]

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Online Caregiver Training: Why You Should Consider Senior Living eLearnings

When it comes to educating your staff, you want the absolute best for them so they can offer superior care and service to your residents. But have you ever considered the platform and technique in which those education resources are provided? Books, LMS, lectures, eLearnings — all of these words are associated with education. Book and lectures […]

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