There comes a moment when older adults realize their aging-related limitations and start making decisions about transitioning to senior living. Here's an inside look at what we advise our clients — your prospective residents — at our financial services firm.
Better and more efficient care, improved resident experiences and enhanced staff engagement are just some of the benefits that technology can offer senior living operators. Here are some of technology-related trends to watch for in 2017.
The holidays often are a time when adult children return home to reconnect and check in on the status of older family members. You can help them by sharing warning signs of declining health and assisting in conversations related to changes a senior might need to make.
Older adults and their families should know how to spot scams and avoid becoming victims of identity theft and fraud. And as someone working in senior living, you're in a position to spread the word.
As older adults increasingly seek to age in place, those of us in the industry who are dedicated to their care have increased responsibility.
Knowing residents' life stories is critical for staff members who care for those with Alzheimer's disease or other memory or communication challenges.
A great deal of attention has been placed on recruitment and getting people in the front door, but it seems that greater emphasis should be focused on employee retention and closing the back door, so to speak.
The Veterans Aid and Attendance Pension helps low-income veterans and their spouses with senior living and care expenses. Eligibility requirements are anticipated to change in the coming year, however.
As the number of seniors entering senior communities continues to grow, an ever-increasing need exists to provide quality and consistent training for caregivers to ensure that they are equipped to provide the best care and services possible.
By keeping food safe in your community, you can avoid illness and damage to your community's reputation as well as increase resident satisfaction and business growth. First, however, you must educate employees and instill a respect for preparation using best practices.