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What is Home Care?

What do we mean by "home care?"  Well, it's pretty simple really.  Home care simply means that an individual has ...
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Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation

As caregivers one of your biggest responsibilities is to protect your residents from abuse, neglect or exploitation.  Sometimes we may not ...
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Resident Agreements

Most assisted living facilities have what are called resident or admission agreements.  These agreements are a written document that outline the ...
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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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