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The Importance of Providing Activities at your Assisted Living Facility

By Alexa Connelly
August 24, 2018

Activities are an essential element of the day to day life of an Assisted Living Facility. People need to be able to learn, interact, laugh and have fun no matter where they reside. While doing things like playing cards and board games may be fine for a rainy day, Adult Residential Care Homes can, while ...

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Memory Care: How to Make Your Residents Feel At Home

By Heather Brown
July 29, 2016

Memory care is growing niche in the adult care industry. According to The National Institute on Aging, Alzheimer’s is the sixth leading cause of death in the elder population.  As an owner or administrator of an adult residential care home, you are already seeing the need for memory care rise.  As the needs of potential ...

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Prepare for Hurricanes

By Heather Brown
July 22, 2016

June 1st marked the first day of hurricane season. If you are an adult residential care home or facility located in a hurricane zone, it is important that you prepare for hurricanes now. Hurricanes bring high winds, a great amount of rainfall, and wreak havoc on the communities they hit. Areas prone to high hurricane ...

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3 Keys to Successfully Relocating a Resident

By Heather Brown
July 15, 2016

Adult residential care home owners have a great responsibility in providing quality care to the residents in their home. Residential care settings offer different types of care from independent living to assistance with daily living tasks.  During their time in the home, the residents quickly become extended members of the provider’s family. Developing family-type bonds ...

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Understand Your Property Insurance Options

By Heather Brown
July 08, 2016

Small adult residential care homes or facilities are often found in residential houses. Many adult care home owners have the belief that a homeowner’s insurance policy is adequate coverage.  This assumption is not accurate. Many owners do not realize this until they try to file a property insurance claim and it is denied! Why?  Homeowner’s ...

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Does Gender Matter in Senior Care

By Heather Brown
July 15, 2015

Differences in gender have certainly been prevalent in the world of senior care, and considering that women outnumber men 7 to 1 in a typical assisted care living facility, it shows that gender does matter. Put simply, men have often been an afterthought when it comes to senior living. Reasons abound, including the fact that men – on ...

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Best Practices for Managing Confidential Client and Customer Information

By Heather Brown
January 01, 2015

■ Maintain a careful inventory of your company’s computers and any other equipment on which customer information may be stored. • Take steps to ensure the secure transmission of customer information. For example: ■ When you transmit credit card information or other sensitive financial data, use a Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) or other secure connection, ...