Zoomers and Boomers Serving Senior Healthcare
Who do you think of when I reference “Harry?” If you’re a Millennial or a young Gen X you probably thought of Harry Potter. If you’re from Generation Z you probably thought of Harry Styles. Boomers may think of Prince Harry or Harry and the Hendersons, Gen X may think...
Newsworthy in 2022 Healthcare
With 2022 recently coming to an end, there were many stand-out, notable, and newsworthy things that happened in senior healthcare in 2022. Covid vaccines and covid related news and outbreaks are high on the list, along with workforce challenges, changes in the...
The Silver Lining of the Pandemic
Covid-19 had long-term, lasting effects on nursing homes and assisted living facilities. While it had effects on many obvious things, including safety protocols, social distancing problem solving, and many other short-term fixes, it also had many other ripple effects....
What Are We Doing to Help Caregivers Feel Valued?
Caregivers are the backbone and most vital element in short-term and long-term care facilities. Hiring and maintaining compassionate, competent, and well-trained staff is imperative in each skilled nursing, assisted living, and rehabilitation center or facility....
Building the Good for Seniors
Senior care facilities are home to a large percentage of our nation’s older adults. Home goes beyond a roof over their head and a few meals a day. Senior care facilities strive to provide belonging, support, relationships, and purpose to seniors in their care....
Understanding the Perspective of the Resident
In the senior healthcare world, it is crucial to understand the perspective of the resident (or patient). Once a care provider understands the world and experiences of the resident, they can help improve their quality of life. Care providers can strive to understand...
Increasing Occupancy in the Wake of the Pandemic
As the COVID-19 vaccine is more widely available, there has been a "nearly 99 percent decline in new COVID-19 cases among nursing home residents." Seniors and healthcare workers were among the first groups to get vaccinated, and because of this, the clinical crisis is...
The Importance of Culture in Health Care Facilities
Through the last year and a half, as we have fought through Covid-19, the importance of having a positive company culture has been driven home at nursing homes and assisted living facilities. Through the pandemic, areas of "company culture" that needed improvement...
The Importance of Staying Active in Senior Care Facilities
The demographic and background of the seniors currently residing in senior communities are vastly important in providing customized and individualized care. The majority of residents in these communities are of the baby boomer generation. Baby boomers are the...
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