Making and Keeping Your Commitment

Once the decision has been made to place your loved one into a care home it's vital that the decision is ...
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National Assisted Living Facility Accreditation (NALFA)

The ACA is the accrediting entity for assisted living facilities in the U.S.   If  you are looking to improve your status, ...
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Give the Gift of Caregiver Certification

You know, every year when Christmas rolls around we are barraged with commercials about “what to buy” for our loved ...
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It's That Time of Year Again

Every year about this time many people grow sentimental about the holidays.  The holidays make it especially tough on caregivers ...
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What do Employers Look for in an Assisted Living Manager?

Employers looking to hire an assisted living manager look for individuals who are able to lead, train and motivate staff.  ...
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The Struggle to Remain Young

Whether you want to live longer or just hold onto a bit of your youth as you age, here we ...
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Surviving as a Caregiver: Be Compassionate, Be Tough

For many caregivers it's tough out their trying to make ends meet.   On top of making ends meet anyone in the ...
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Resident Skin Care

One of the more important jobs that you will perform in the assisted living environment includes the prevention and treatment ...
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How to Become a Caregiver

Here at the American Caregiver Association we often get asked how an individual can acquire additional training or certification beyond ...
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Theft in the Assisted Living Home

One of the subjects that rarely comes up (if at all) when you talk about the care home environment is ...
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