Excellence in Assisted Living: ALFA Adds New Award Categories

A Taste of the Future: The Next Generation Dining Menu. Turning Around Caregiver Turnover. Honoring the Life of a Resident Following His or Her Death. These are three out of 13 new categories that the Assisted Living Federation of America (ALFA) ...

 
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Assisted Living Communities Awarded for Outstanding Service

Earlier this spring, the Assisted Living Federation of America (ALFA) distributed their annual Best of the Best Awards to the assisted living communities that demonstrated outstanding service to residents and their families, as well as superior staff management.

Award winners ...

 
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Update of Top 100 Senior Blogs & Sites

Last March, we offered a list of our favorite websites for boomers and seniors. Since its release, the blog post has generated 83 comments, most coming from site visitors who were grateful for the extensive compilation.

We also received quite a ...

 
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Living with Dementia: UK’s Design Council Challenge Underway

The UK-based Alzheimer’s Society recently shared guidelines for a new challenge set by the Design Council: Living Well with Dementia. Partnering with the Department of Health, the Council looks forward to innovative submissions that “will help improve the lives ...

 
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New Internet Radio Station Just for Boomers

Tune in, music lovers: there’s a new internet radio station in town.

Launched by AARP, this free service is designed for boomers. Programmed by Concord Music Group (known for producing works by the likes of Paul Simon and Ray ...

 
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Meet the Home Care Team

People choose home care for many different reasons. Consequently, there are several types of home care services available, but these typically fall into two categories: medical and non-medical.

Wound care, lab testing, patient education, physical/occupational/speech therapy, catheter care, ...

 
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