Preparing for the Baby Boomers: 3 keys to retaining millenial care staff

Millenials are estimated to account for 75% of the U.S. workforce by 2025. Fortunately for employers, they might be the most studied generation in history. This means research already exists on what millenials find important when it comes to the workplace. A Brookings study showed that Millennials put an emphasis on corporate social responsibility, teamwork,…

5 Physical Group Activities for Senior Residents

Activity Directors for senior day centers, senior housing associations, and residential care facilities alike can implement these activities into their care plan. This list focuses on providing various levels of physical and cognitive stimulation. Therefore, these activities are easily modifiable to suit the needs of your residents. Throw & Tell On each panel of a…

Have You Tried These Alternative & Complementary Therapies for Dementia?

Currently, there is no known cure for Alzheimer’s disease and few medications to treat it. As for the medications that do exist, effectiveness is quite varied. As a result, many care partners are seeking complementary or alternative therapies to treat their loved one’s symptoms and behaviors. In Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia, these…

Senior Living: Enhance cybersecurity for your care home in 2019

Care providers are increasingly concerned about cybersecurity. A recent study conducted by the Center for Connected Medicine reported that 87% of survey participants were planning to increase spending on hacking prevention in the next fiscal year. Additionally, cybersecurity was listed as one of the top three biggest concerns for health IT in 2019. Using care…