Thinking of becoming a pet-friendly assisted living facility?
Pet-friendly assisted living facilities are among the top options recommended for seniors, thanks to many positive benefits. The positive impact of pet therapy, community pets, and other animal programs in nursing homes includes improved physical, mental, and social health for the seniors. Here are steps your facility can take today to foster a great environment for all your elderly residents.
Intergenerational programs encourage kids to spend quality time with older generations, with fun, hands-on activities.
These engaging visits with seniors in assisted living are the foundation of a mutually beneficial relationship promoting learning and growth for both parties. There are endless ways to implement effective intergenerational programs and activities to enhance the lives of the residents at your senior care facility.
Finding a community that meets your expectations or fits your loved one’s lifestyle means taking the first step to get informed.
When the time comes to choose a retirement home for your loved one, you want nothing but the best. There are many options for senior care these days, each providing different advantages for people who value different things. Talking to your loved ones about what they want is an excellent first step. Discussing the options presented here is a good way to start the conversation.
If you work in an assisted living facility, review these five qualities to determine how well your facility stacks up.
Seeking out a quality assisted living facility for a loved one can be an overwhelming process. Whether the loved one requires additional care for safety or medical reasons, when the time comes, choosing the right facility can be difficult. Figuring out where to even start can be daunting. The more information that can be pulled together will ensure an informed decision. These five elements make up an assisted living checklist that will ease the process of deciding on the right facility to meet the family’s needs. Alternately, if you work in an assisted living facility, it’s equally important to be familiar with these five qualities and how well your facility stacks up.
Congratulations! How do you keep things rolling forward once the novelty wears off?
When the time comes to decide whether or not you or a loved one should move into a senior living facility, having all the facts can make a big difference. A lot of myths surround senior living facilities—and fear of the unknown can cause a lot of anxiety. Making a decision between senior living, assisted living or in-home care should be a decision made with as much information as possible. Researching ahead of time most definitely helps. The first steps involve busting some of the myths that surround senior living facilities.
There are many things to consider when choosing a future for your loved ones. Take the time to do some research!
The traditional idea of elderly persons moving into nursing homes toward the end of their lives is fading fast. Seniors live longer these days and they want more options for how to spend their twilight years. Nursing homes have evolved into assisted care facilities, while in-home care has made a comeback thanks to specialized training and advances in technology. Choosing the best option for yourself or your loved ones requires taking some time to ask questions, to talk about difficult things, and to consider your options.
How do we keep up with senior living trends to meet the demands for housing in the growing senior community?
Over 75 million people were born during the Baby Boom—the post World War II generation that stretches from 1946 through 1964. Many Baby Boomers are already starting to look into their options for assisted healthcare, and many more will be within the next decade. More potential customers means that healthcare centers that act now can prepare to capitalize on the rise in eligible customers. A recent study suggests that, very soon, demand for senior housing will severely exceed the supply.
The more you know about the different types of senior health care, the better focus you will have on what you can provide.
With more people living longer, the options for senior health care expand every day. Seniors entering the marketplace look to strike a balance between maintaining the lifestyle that they want with the care and medical attention they need. Proactive care centers are exploring their options to stay on the cutting edge of senior service. Care centers need to evolve to stay successful. You can reach out to more seniors who might benefit from your help by delivering a wide variety of services for your clients.
Helping your staff advance their knowledge and skill through technology improves the quality of life for your residents.
Your staff keeps your business running at top speed. This network of caretakers, medical practitioners and support staff are a well-oiled machine. Every machine needs maintenance and upgrades, especially one that serves people faithfully. Your nursing home or assisted living center thrives on employees who love their jobs. The best way to show your appreciation and support is to give them the best tools available in the marketplace. Technology makes everybody’s job easier, and new healthcare technologies are paving the way for care staff. By building in technological support from the bottom up, your nursing home or assisted living center will put itself head and shoulders above the rest.