Many people enjoy the seasons of solitude, whether being engrossed in a book, walking through the woods, or listening to music. However, being alone and feeling lonely are two separate realities. Loneliness is a struggle for many seniors in assisted living, even though they are...

Caring for seniors that are suffering from dementia can be difficult. Assisted living residents can become upset easily, oftentimes taking out their anger on those who care for them. It’s important to realize that they aren’t acting out to be difficult, but because they’re dealing...

Limited mobility is an issue that many seniors in assisted living face, along with it comes considerable mental and physical consequences. Some risk factors among older adults with limited mobility include depression, memory loss, and diminished cognitive skills. If a loved one has lost some...

The presentation was inspirational because each obstacle they met was something that everyone in the room could feel. Each person in the audience was struck with the same question: “How did they get through that?”...

We, as a national association, are focused on creating opportunities for information sharing among our members to help reveal the coming trends of the industry, and helping our members prepare for that future....

The assisted living industry is a competitive one that requires RAL owners to seek excellence. One way that you can help your RAL business and distinguish yourself from the rest is to create a home tour experience for prospective residents that shows off the...

Fifty million people across the world are struggling with dementia. And although doctors and scientists are still unsure exactly what causes this condition, there are many factors that can be addressed to reduce the risk and severity of this disease. Residential assisted living has the...

Everyone can appreciate the feeling you get when you hear your favorite song. Music has the power to take us back in time, and to evoke memories and feelings from the past. Hearing a song you love can offer comfort and cheer during times of...

With a rapidly growing senior population, fluctuating vacancy rates, and large senior facility expansion what is in store for the residential assisted living industry? We aim to provide the individual RAL home owner the data and resources to stand out in this competitive and rewarding...