As I’ve been meeting with nursing homes and assisted living communities during this COVID pandemic, my hat is off to the leaders who have stepped forward to guide their staff and residents to safe ground. I see them creatively resourcing PPE, collaborating with community health officials, communicating with families, and actively involved in training on […]
Anne Ellet, N.P., M.S.N., the founder of Memory Care Support, will participate in a live webinar on Linked Senior on Tuesday, April 28 titled, “Meaning in the Time of COVID: Providing Meaningful Engagements for People Living with Dementia while Isolation, Quarantine and Fear Abound.” This webinar acknowledges the extraordinary time we are living in, while […]
This beautiful photo was sent to me by Karen Pass, Exec. Director at Peachtree Villa Memory Care in Suwanee, GA. https://www.peachtreevillaatsuwanee.com/ It shows so much love in this time of required distance. Normally, in stressful times, we move towards each other, spend more time together, offer bigger hugs, more physical support. Instead, we must be […]
What do we know? Cases of 2019 novel coronavirus (also known as COVID-19 or 2019-nCoV), are now in the United States. Despite this, per the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the immediate health risk from COVID-19 to the general American public is considered low at this time. This virus is expected to spread – the CDC is […]
This is a link to a webinar I hosted for Linked Senior, entitled “A New Approach to Support People Living with Dementia.” Click the link to view:https://bit.ly/2w7lGnT
Providing quality care for your residents in your Memory Care program is not an easy task. We ask our direct care staff to come to work every day and provide compassionate care in sometimes challenging circumstances. In this time of low unemployment, many care workers are opting for other work opportunities. In a recent McKnight’s Senior Living article, […]
Memory Care in Assisted Living has proliferated in recent years in response to the market demographics. When you built your Assisted Living with the Memory Care, chances are that you didn’t have much competition nearby. Today families seeking memory care have multiple choices within close proximity and occupancy rates have declined. Is Memory Care overbuilt, […]
What If We Changed Our Perspective?