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We know that it can be tough, finding care for a loved one, or taking care of them yourself. So we offer our end users a blog with information on care giving, choosing a community, senior living and care news and just for fun!

An Alzheimer’s Guide, Your Image of Nursing Care & Assisted Living, Activities for People with Dementia & How to Solve Your Dilemma

A 2019 Guide to Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia   Improving the Image of Nursing Care & Assisted Living   Activities For People With Dementia   How Seniors Can Solve Common Aging-in-Community Dilemmas

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Improving the Senior Resident Experience

For many Seniors the transition into a Senior Living Community can be a scary and daunting endeavor.  Of course it is.  Most of these individuals have spent sometimes upwards of 40-50 years in the same house.  They spent years watching their grandchildren run and play in the same backyard that...

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Tips for Caregivers Who Want To Be the Best They Can Be

If you are a caregiver or planning to be a caregiver in the near future, you should know that one of the most critical things you can do is make a conscious effort to stay productive. Continually work on yourself and don’t fall into a slump or routine that may...

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What Are Medicaid Waivers

by: Matthew Boyle As we age, our ability to perform day-to-day tasks weakens, in fact, some individuals require the help of an assisted living facility or caregiver in order to perform these daily functions. Unfortunately, the cost of assisted living, nursing homes, and caregivers can add up and in some...

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How Pedometers Can Encourage Exercise in Your Senior Residents

Walking is one of the simplest and easiest ways to stay active, and with a low risk for injury, it’s a great option for seniors looking to improve their physical health. But how much should one walk to really see a significant difference in their health? While the number does...

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You Need a CRM, Using Data, Developing Intergenerational Programs, Resident Pictures & Changes in Home Care

4 Reasons All Sales Rep Need a CRM Webinar: The CEO/CFO Toolbox 4 ‘pivotal’ phases of developing and operating intergenerational programs Blah Resident Photos Can Kill Your Marketing ‘There’s So Much We Can Do When It Comes to Home Care’

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Writing Content, Natural Disasters, New AL Technology, Waiting and Blurred Lines

Who Should Write Your Online Content – Sales or Marketing? Natural Disasters: Communication Keys for Senior Living How new technology will change the game for assisted living I Won’t Wait for Mick Jagger, Why Should I Wait for You? Blurring Lines Between Home Care and Senior Living

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Collaboration to Create an Inclusive Community

As the senior population continues to grow, the senior care industry is becoming increasingly more competitive. While assisted living and memory care communities continue to reach capacity, adult day programs offer a different type of care. A safe, structured environment during the day while younger caregivers go to work or...

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ADLs/ IADLs: What Are They, How do You Measure Them, & Why Might Storytelling Help Those Who are ADL-Deficient?

ADL is a popular acronym for “Activities of Daily Living.” This term refers to two specific skill sets generally learned over the course of one’s life, but which may again desert the learner in old age or following a trauma such as a stroke. What are ADLs/ IADLs? Two mnemonic...

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The Care Plan Conference: Making Your Voice Heard

Most caregivers with a loved one residing in a skilled nursing facility (SNF) will be asked to participate in a “care plan conference,” or a “quarterly care conference” at one time or another. Family members frequently attend these meetings at the request of the assisted living or skilled nursing facilities...

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