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Senior Living During COVID-19

We are dedicated to providing your loved one with the safest possible environment during these challenging times so if you have any concerns please don’t hesitate to reach out to us. It’s only natural that you would have questions about what the best course of action is so we hope this will provide useful information.

Should Everyone Over 60 Take The Same Coronavirus Precautions?

Are precautions of the sort the CDC has endorsed really necessary, even in areas where the new coronavirus doesn’t yet appear to be circulating widely? What about disease-free adults in their 60s and 70s? Do they need to worry about going to a restaurant or a friend’s house for dinner? Are all outside activities ill-advised?

Your Senior Loved One and the Coronavirus

The novel coronavirus can infect anyone, but it’s older adults — ages 60 and up — who are more likely to get seriously sick from it. Some tips are applicable to every generation, but there are specific precautions older adults should take to protect their health. We spoke to two geriatricians and pulled guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to assemble what people 60 and up need to know about the novel coronavirus.

Heartwarming Stories From Nurses and Caregivers

Many nurses credit their unyielding optimism and sense of humor with the ability to power through even the toughest trials. Here are a few heartwarming stories from nurses and caregivers around the country. Hopefully it will brighten your day.

Top Issues Facing Senior Citizens Today

While the golden years can be some of the best years of our life, there are always concerns. Senior citizens have challenges to overcome that are universal to all ages as well as some issues that are specific to their age group.

Building Census in Nursing Homes

Building census is surely one of the most important responsibilities of every administrator. The battle for profitability begins and ends with occupancy. It drives the revenue. Serious and chronic census problems, unacceptable numbers of vacancies, do not appear overnight. Specific marketing or sales failures cause them. Your marketing mistakes are self-inflicted wounds. You can’t blame …

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Medicare Changes for 2020

Q: What are the changes to Medicare benefits for 2020?A: There are several changes for Medicare enrollees in 2020:
 Part B premiumsThe standard premium for Medicare Part B increased to $144.60/month in 2020 (up from $135.50/month in 2019).The Social Security cost of living adjustment (COLA) was 1.6 percent for 2020, which increased the average retiree’s …

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In Appreciation Of Old Age: The Positive Aging Movement

The positive aging movement stands as a counterpoint to age-biased beliefs and prejudices. Positive aging theorists explore the origins of ageist attitudes in contemporary culture, debunk common distortions about later life, and advance the idea of growth and fulfillment throughout the lifespan.