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While sitting down watching a football game with my grandfather I turned to him and asked him a question. Grandpa, What is one of your best memories growing up? He turned to me looking at me quite seriously and said reflectively “my best memory of my childhood was my...read more
If management can’t execute the simple task of overseeing the physical maintenance of their community, how can you trust them to take care of your loved one’s well-being? All of these questions sound excessive, but you will be surprised upon touring communities, how...read more
Make no mistake that the assisted living industry is big business. Huge corporations spend millions of dollars researching how to get a prospective resident’s power of attorney to choose one of their communities. Similar to the M&M store on the Las Vegas strip...read more
It’s the holiday season, so dipity do and dupity dop. The holidays can be a stressful time and the most wonderful time of the year. If your family is preparing for a loved one’s first holiday at their new assisted living home, there are a few tips that families should...read more
Helping a loved one transition from their cherished home into an assisted living community can be a challenging experience to say the least. Companies are building communities all over the valley in anticipation of the “Baby Boomer” generation eventually...read more
Assisted living communities provide comfort and peace of mind. Their activities programs offer great social and physical health benefits. Residents that participate in daily activities will sleep better at night, avoiding the potential risk of falls. Many residents...read more
With the cost of assisted living care through the roof, many families choose to take care of their elderly loved ones in their own homes for as long as possible. It is a demanding task that takes a lot of family support. Most families are unaware that a majority of...read more
Make no mistake; laundry is a huge issue in every assisted living. Items will be lost, misplaced, bleached, torn etc… That is a simple fact that you must come to terms with. All assisted living communities try their best. Every garment must be labeled and every...read more
As a long time manager of a number of assisted living and memory care communities, I am always curious to grab a community newsletter whenever I enter a facility. Nine times out of ten, I am expectedly disappointed. There is no gray area with community newsletters....read more
Everyone looks forward to the weather warming up so they can venture outside. Assisted living communities are no different. Whether you are going to feed ducks in the park or getting a hot dog at a baseball game, it important to make a checklist of necessary...read more