The 4R’s: Recruiting, Retention, Referrals and Regulations are truly the pillars of Senior Care. As we examine each “R”, I will do my best to give you practical insights. Some ideas that you can ponder and others ideas that you implement right away. As you may know, my background was in hospitality, hotel management,… Read more »
At the request of Mass-ALA, Governor Baker has issued a proclamation designating the week of September 11 – 17 as National Assisted Living Week. Attached is a copy of the resolution which you can display in your residence. How is your community celebrating? Look at how these residences celebrate National Assisted Living Week each year,… Read more »
This week marked an interesting turning point in the history of our culture’s relationship to death and dying. For nearly 39 million people, options at the end of life have expanded to include legally, without the stigma of “suicide” being attached, taking a prescription to end one’s own life.
Someone asked me at a presentation recently, “I know our training requirements have doubled in the past year. What I don’t know is why.” Some questions I get are pretty tough. This one wasn’t. Regulations are increasing because consumers want more. They want the person providing care to their family member to have more… Read more »
The California legislature, in part responding to recent media expose’s in assisted living will be considering – and likely passing – a wide range of new regulations for assisted living communities in California.