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...

April is Gardening Month -Time To Get Busy!

Nothing says springtime more than the new sprouts and shoots of a garden. April just happens to be National Garden Month, so gather up those plants and get your hands in the dirt! Many gardeners have spent the winter months dreaming and planning this year’s crop....