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Firework Safety at Assisted Living Facilities

By brian barrick
June 26, 2012

Senior citizens love the fireworks displays on Independence Day just as much as the kids. It is a sign of celebration for our independence.  If you are planning to have a fireworks display at your Assisted Living Facility consider following these IMPORTANT safety tips: Launch the fireworks far away from your facility with no flammable ...

Exercise Routines for Seniors

By brian barrick
June 25, 2012

Have you heard exercise is essential for seniors, but you don’t know where to start with your residents? You’re not alone. Many older adults feel discouraged by physical exercise, such as chronic health conditions or fear of injury or falls. If your residents have never exercised before, they may not know where to begin. Here ...


By brian barrick
June 18, 2012

Some residence may be able to look back in time and reminisce about them singing on a stage, just enjoying them and imagining them being celebrity singers when they grow up. Even though that may not have happened, you can make them feel like a celebrity by having a sing-a-long time.  You can buy the ...

Trivia Night

By brian barrick
June 11, 2012

What is the capitol of Louisiana? Answer: Baton Rouge. Everyone needs there dose of brain teasers and trivia is a great and fun way to get your residents brain running. You could find questions on health, 1940’s and 50’s, or on the state that your Assisted Living Facility resides in. To get your resident’s excited ...

Our June 2012 Newsletter

By brian barrick
June 07, 2012

Our June 2012 Newsletter Read about proper discharge documentation, fire safety, and fun in the sun!...

Understanding Homeowners Insurance for your Adult Family Home

By brian barrick
June 06, 2012

Knowing the difference between homeowners insurance and business insurance is very important when opening an in-home business. In the event of theft or a fire, your home valuables will most likely be covered under your home insurance but anything business related could be gone for good. This scenario applies if you operate an adult care ...


By brian barrick
June 05, 2012

Do you have employees that participate in your health plan? Is so, are you complying with your obligations under COBRA (Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act) when you lose an employee? Remember that the ex-employees only qualify for COBRA if they participated in your health plan while they were employees. Next you must notify employees about ...

Cake Decorating Classes

By brian barrick
June 04, 2012

There’s nothing life creating a beautiful masterpiece and then slicing into it. That is exactly what happens with cake decorating classes. Residents will enjoy this activity because it is different and it let’s their creative side come out. To hold a cake decorating class at your Assisted Living Facility you will need pre-made cakes (you ...