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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...

When people know you work in the residential assisted living business, you likely get asked lots of questions about it. The more knowledge you are able to share, the more people and their families and friends will come to you for answers....

Stress and anxiety are part of life. But what about when it interferes with a person’s ability to just get through the day, and what about when that person is a senior in an assisted living home? The transition from an independent lifestyle to one...

What are the seven types of senior abuse that can be found in a residential assisted living facility? This blog will educate you on the seven types of abuse and how to recognize them....

Throughout our lives we are continuously looking for ways to stay mobile and engaged with the world around us. This can become quite a difficult thing for seniors with chronic conditions and mobility issues. Here are a few more ways that you can help the...

Alzheimer’s disease and similar types of dementia are on the rise. Approximately 6 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s disease, but that is anticipated to rise to 16 million in the next 3 decades. While these complex cognitive disorders are daunting to consider, learning about...

In order to be the most effective in taking care of others, you need to take care of yourself. Far too many caregivers, both in the family home and residential assisted living setting are neglecting their own wellness...

Most of us nowadays know someone who has been affected by Alzheimer’s disease, the most common cause of dementia. The loss of memory and cognitive abilities, as well as altered speech and perception, can be a tremendously difficult reality to have to face. Yet, there...

The term “Homeowners Association” can incite strong feelings in some people. Whether seeking to do a simple addition or remodel job or operating a group home for elderly or recovery residents, HOAs can be a frustrating element to navigate. As with most things, knowledge is...

Humanity has never been more connected than it is today. Yet, even as technology has continued to bring us together, ever-increasing isolation and loneliness have grown along with it. Most of us probably realize that addressing loneliness requires more than simply being around others, but...