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5 Ways to Support Seniors’ Mental Health

According to the CDC, it is estimated that 20 percent of people age 55 years or older experience some type of mental health concern, with anxiety, severe cognitive impairment, and mood disorders the most common. Whether a senior has a lifelong or new condition, supporting residents with mental health concerns is essential to optimizing their health and well-being. Learn about the five ways to help elderly residents facing these challenges.

HEART MATTERS: Take Health to Heart

As one’s age increases, so does the risk of a heart condition, which can lead to serious and even disabling consequences in seniors like heart attacks and strokes. Fortunately, there are steps residents can take to reduce their risk of problems, like maintaining a healthy weight, being physically active, and eating a good diet. Learn…

Protecting Workers’ Financial Health During COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic not only poses risks to workers’ physical and psychological well-being but their fiscal health as well. With investments plunging, home values pushed lower, rising unemployment rates, and other notable changes in the economy, the threats to employees’ finances continue to mount. Learn opportunities for communities to help ease employees’ financial worries during…

Combat Workplace Violence During the Pandemic

Even prior to COVID-19, cases of workplace violence were on the rise. From threats and intimidation to assault and shootings, violence has been a growing concern among employers in all industries. And workers in healthcare settings face significant risks.

10 Tips for Healthy Eating

A healthy diet is essential to a senior’s well-being whether or not they suffer from an illness or disease. Poor nutrition continues to be a serious problem that affects nearly one in two seniors, and all too often, seniors are lacking important nutrients to stay healthy. Trending options in community dining services Ten ways to…

COVID-19 and Continuity of Care with Telehealth

Telemedicine has been revolutionizing the way care gets delivered. And during the COVID-19 pandemic, it has been essential to keeping residents healthy when they are most at risk. Find out how your program can encourage adoption now and going forward to improve the lives of those in your facility. 5 Telehealth Drivers During COVID-19 How…

Managing Information During COVID-19

During a national emergency like COVID-19, news and information are essential to providing a sense of control, reducing uncertainty, and promoting safety in your community. Yet too much has the potential to be damaging, causing anxiety among staff, residents, and caregivers. Finding just the right balance of what to share is important to avoiding overload.

2020 Forecast for Senior Living Choices

Preferences for senior housing in the year(s) to come are changing. While most elderly want to age at home, nearly an equal number would choose an assisted living community if their health falters. But just what are potential residents looking for? Find out the top trends shaping the future of the industry and how communities…

Helping Staff Cope During COVID-19

The unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic has caused a range of reactions, top among them fear and anxiety. While everyone responds differently to stressful situations, there are steps communities can take to help staff cope during this difficult time. Learn how you can help your employees take care of themselves in the midst of the outbreak. Top…

Six Steps to End Polypharmacy

The typical assisted living resident takes 9 to 10 medications simultaneously, including over-the-counter medications. And when residents rely on multiple pharmacies to source their medications, a lack of coordination can result in redundancies, duplication, and overlap, putting their health and safety at risk. In this guide, you will learn the drivers behind polypharmacy and how…