Residential assisted living will get through this current pandemic as will the rest of our communities. The question is, what are we learning and how are we making the most of a difficult situation? Many are confident that RAL will come out of this more robust and resolute in the commitment to high quality care and protection of seniors, but how are we maintaining human connection?
Webinar is June 18th @ 5 pm PST Studies show that 97% of consumers go online to find a local business or service and 90% of searchers have not made their mind up about a brand before starting their search. In today’s competitive senior living environment, can those who need your care find you? Do …
With the uncertainties surrounding COVID-19, combined with a massive communications infrastructure involving social media, news outlets, and news-adjacent content, countless myths have surfaced regarding the coronavirus. The CDC has published advice for the public regarding false claims and answers the questions that many are asking.
Many discoveries are born out of incredibly difficult circumstances, and in these trying times people are looking everywhere for answers to protect against the novel coronavirus. Ultraviolet C (UVC) light has been proven effective in neutralizing viruses, but what about with COVID-19? Keeping your residents and communities safe is a priority, but could this technology help, and is it even safe?
Our life experiences and memories make up a large part of who we are. Seniors in assisted living can benefit greatly from the positive feelings gained from sharing pleasant memories. There are plenty of ways to help seniors reminisce, which can lead to decreased stress, reduced agitation and boost mood.
COVID-19, quarantine, social distancing and self-isolation are our reality for the time being. With so many sources of information out there regarding this pandemic, it can be overwhelming, so we just wanted to take a moment to highlight some more of the CDC recommendations for assisted living and senior care homes.
Are we doing a good enough job of taking care of our seniors, especially when they have multimorbidities including dementia? There is evidence that suggests we are not. Jan Dougherty offers a webinar recording to explore this issue as it relates to EMS professionals and what can be done to protect these vulnerable assisted living residents.
This quick and easy-to-read article could help you turn a pandemic nightmare into a staffing opportunity. You’ve heard the cliché, “When life gives you lemons, make lemonade.” Is your glass half full or half empty? Business is all about perspective – and if you maintain a positive approach, you’ll be able to discover the potential upside …