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Problems and Solutions in Your Facility

By Heather Brown
September 23, 2015

Every assisted living facility has its share of problems. Some of the worst of these are abuse, neglect and isolation. When you can solve these problems, your assisted living facility will have a far better risk profile and will operate more cost effectively. More importantly, your residents will be happier. Keeping Abuse From Happening Abuse ...

How to Find Benefits for the Elderly

By Heather Brown
September 14, 2015

There are different benefits for the elderly that you can find and many of them are reachable online. If you don’t get the help of the government or an organization, it can be expensive to take care of your elderly relatives. There are various government programs that can help you to get the proper care ...

Setting Long Term Care Planning in Motion

By Heather Brown
September 11, 2015

If you have been putting off setting long term care plans for yourself or your loved ones, now is the time.  Studies show that most people wait until there is a crisis to begin this type of planning, and as we all know, at that point, it is nearly too late. Long term care plans ...

Steps to Holding a Family Meeting about Your Long Term Care

By Heather Brown
September 09, 2015

According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), about 70% of people turning age 65 will need long term care services at some point in their lives. With this staggering statistic, it is imperative that you begin to have conversations NOW about your health care wishes. Who should meet? In planning for ...

Federal and State Regulations in Assisted Living

By Heather Brown
September 07, 2015

Long-term care and assisted living facilities are regulated by both the federal and state governments, though regulations and licensing requirements can vary from state to state. These sometimes subtle differences contribute to the wide range of senior housing models in different states. But each facility and agency has to meet certain standards, and here’s a ...

Long Term Care: What is Changing?

By Heather Brown
September 04, 2015

Changes are coming concerning long term care in this country. The large population of Baby-Boomers born between 1946 and 1963 are beginning to anticipate later-life care. Many have witnessed their own parent’s face financial devastation as they needed long-term care, but failed to plan accordingly.  Witnessing their parents’ forfeit their assets, becoming dependent on Medicaid, has shined a ...

Charity Miles: A New Fundraising App

By Heather Brown
September 02, 2015

Donating to charities is a way to help organizations grow, succeed, and help others in need. One of the ways you can help, stay healthy, and help earn funds for charity or a special cause such as Alzheimer’s disease is by using a new fundraising app called, “Charity Miles.” What is Charity Miles? Charity Miles helps ...