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How to Use Light Therapy to Positively Impact Mood and Sleep

By Tangram Insurance Services
May 03, 2022

 The amount of sunshine we get throughout the day has a significant impact on both our sleep patterns and our overall mood. Specifically, in the late fall and winter months, seasonal affective disorder has a strong impact on our day-to-day activities. For many, spending more time outside and exercising more often is a good start. ...

How to Talk to Residents and Their Loved Ones About Death and Suffering

By Tangram Insurance Services
April 19, 2022

Death is inevitable. That doesn’t make it less frightening. Many older adults grapple with fears of death and suffering. Family members may also be worried about loved ones. These are very valid, very sensitive concerns, and it’s important for personal care home and assisted living facility staff to know how to broach these issues. Fears ...

Managing the Next COVID Variant

By Tangram Insurance Services
March 17, 2022

First came COVID-19. Then came the Delta variant, followed by the Omicron variant. We don’t know what the next big variants will be, but we can assume that they will exist. The pandemic isn’t over yet, and leaders at personal assisted living communities need to be ready.   The Next Variant Might Not Be Mild ...

How to Manage the Progression of Resident Care Needs

By Tangram Insurance Services
February 28, 2022

Providing the right level of care is essential. When a resident stays at your assisted living facility for months or years, the level of care that’s needed may change. Although this is to be expected, it can be a sensitive issue for residents and their families, so it’s important to manage the situation carefully and ...