How to Spot the Warning Signs of Elder Abuse

How to Spot the Warning Signs of Elder Abuse

by Rachel Abitan  •  June 13, 2019
Though it’s hard to think about, our older generations are often the most vulnerable. Many are put into the care of others whose job it is to take care of them when family and friends may no longer be able to. A sad fact is that many older adults suffer abuse at the hands of those that care for them. This is backed up by the thousands of search results you can find by simply typing a simple search for “elder abuse” into Google. It’s an unfortunate reality that leaves many wondering how the...
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Stay Healthy With These Proactive Aging Tips

Stay Healthy With These Proactive Aging Tips

by Kyla Dewar  •  May 14, 2019
Aging is inevitable, but that doesn’t mean it should be something to dread. Though getting older can be a scary thought for some, taking the right steps while you age can make your experience a positive one. If your back starts aching or your vision gets a little blurred, chalking it up to aging is not always the best medicine. The best way to prevent common issues as you edge into your senior years is to know what to expect and be prepared. According to a report from the World Health O...
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Why Is Senior Housing So Expensive? And What Can We Do About It?

by Martha Scully  •  June 20, 2018
One of the most common complaints I hear about senior housing today is this: it’s too expensive. As part of a company that invests in private-pay senior housing facilities, I hear this complaint often. With monthly rents ranging between $1,500 and $6,000 per month, it’s clear today’s senior housing rents may present a significant burden to aging Americans and their families. Still, what I’d like to focus on in this article is not affordability but cost. While it may seem like an issue of ...
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What to consider before selecting an elder care provider?

by Martha Scully  •  June 13, 2018
According to the National Council on Ageing, more than 92% of seniors usually suffer from one chronic disease and 77% of them even suffer from two. The deteriorating health problems such as heart disease, stroke, cancer, diabetes in elders are totally taking the toll! Isn’t it scary? It indicates that our old parents who loved us with all their heart for the entire life need our attention. Along with the development of medical science, they definitely need utmost care. However, unfortunatel...
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Starting A Mentorship Program In Your Facility

by Martha Scully  •  June 08, 2018
The healthcare worker shortage is at the forefront of the issues plaguing the healthcare industry, so it’s no surprise that many physicians, nurses and other health professionals are looking for ways to recruit, retain, and educate the new generation of healthcare workers. While it’s important to focus on your hiring process, job advertising, and company culture, there’s another often forgot about way to promote an environment that will create a close bond between your staff. Starting a mento...
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Three Common Misconceptions About Travel Nursing

by Martha Scully  •  May 08, 2018
Lots of uncertainty can follow when decided on a new experience, such as a profession that involves travel. Most people grow weary of the unknown, especially when it involves their career or livelihood. Still, for every travel nursing horror story you’ve probably heard there’s a handful of amazing professional experiences to be had in this field! In fact, there are more than 25,000 travel nurses actively working in the U.S. So, it’s probably not the worst gig you can find — we’d even wager it...
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Financial Planning Tips for Seniors

by Martha Scully  •  May 01, 2018
Getting older often presents a new set of changes and challenges in the lives of those affected. You’ve most likely spent most of your adult life living near your financial means, saving for the day you might retire. But now that you’ve reached this pinnacle age, you might be asking yourself if you should make any changes to the way you handle money. The answer boils down to how much you have managed to save over your lifetime, as well as how much you have invested, what types of investments...
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