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Running a senior living home requires a lot patience, innovation, and attention to detail. Though we’d all love for operations to run smoothly and to end each day with nothing but satisfied residents, issues can often arise. Due to communication difficulties with residents or plain oversight, some of these issues may go overlooked. As a…
For seniors who must give up the comfort of their own home for the added support available in a senior living home, the change can lead to social isolation and loneliness, particularly for seniors without a spouse or partner, or those without family that live nearby that can easily visit. To tend to a resident that you can tell experiences loneliness, try these fresh ideas to help them engage socially.
When you work at a nursing home, you’ll quickly notice that some seniors tend to stay to themselves. Transitioning from an independent lifestyle to daily life in a senior living facility or nursing home involves a lot of change, and in the face of something new and foreign some people will naturally retreat.
When you visit your parents or grandparents at a nursing home, knowing exactly what to do can prove tricky. When you have a full afternoon or evening to spend with your loved one, you may want to do something other than catch up or look at recent photos.