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....

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 Staying Active in Senior Care Facilities

The demographic and background of the seniors currently residing in post-acute and long-term care facilities is vastly important in providing customized and individualized care. The majority of residents and patients in these facilities are of the baby boomer...