Author: Jesse Stafford

When seniors show signs of extreme confusion, frustration, and emotional distress, caregivers need to know how to handle such sensitive situations. These are often symptoms of dementia. Understanding their needs and patterns of behavior sheds light on how to care for dementia care residents....

Water…one of the building blocks of life. Everything we do is made possible by water. The organs and complex systems in our body can’t work without it. Even minor dehydration can have a significant impact on our body’s function. Maintaining proper fluid levels helps optimize...

Retaining quality staff is a significant issue for assisted living homeowners and managers. Staff retention requires several tools and strategies that must be implemented and monitored regularly. Homeowners win with staff retention strategies which provide several positive results: caregivers have less stress and are more...

Making the decision to place a parent in an assisted living home is a daunting one, filled with emotion, uncertainty and often skepticism. If there are additional barriers in the admissions process to compound the difficulty, your RAL business could be losing out on more...

Being the boss is never easy. Managing people, especially in a setting like residential assisted living, can be challenging. But what exactly do your employees think about you? And how can you make sure that you are fully supporting your team so that they can...

Join change agents from around the world and explore hot topics, such as intergenerational projects, empowering team members, the intersection between regulations and person-directed care, effective change leadership, end-of-life care, and the list goes on and on...

Max is going to teach you how to stand out in your market and keep from pouring marketing dollars down the drain. If you are ready to have the best families forming a line to live in your properties, then you will not want to...

Feeling a bit low after the fading gleam of the holidays is a natural response, but when a depressive state remains for weeks it is a sign of something more serious. While continual cold and shortened daylight can lead some to feel the effects of...

Pain can be a wonderful thing…in the right situation. It is our body’s way of alerting us to injury and letting us know something needs to change in order for us to heal. Unfortunately, chronic pain, with little relief and no apparent end in sight...