Tag Archives: Health

Dogs, Cats, and Mom

We’ve heard the stories of therapy dogs working wonders at hospitals. Besides being a cute diversion, studies show they offer tangible health benefits – see one random article discussing health benefits here. There are pet friendly homes already but not everyone … Continue reading

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People Matter!

An article on Senior Housing News’ website discusses a survey conducted by the Assisted Living Federation of America this month and found a 95% quality of life satisfaction rating among seniors in assisted living communities.  Also, according to the article, workers … Continue reading

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The Spotlight Works!

There is a great example coming from central Illinois that oversight can be effective.  The Maple Ridge Care Center in Lincoln was highlighted in newpaper articles for deficient care; they responded by changing ownership, changing names, and changing their attitude! There may be a few more … Continue reading

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The official launch – continued…

This is the other half of the Living Assisted team.  I’m also excited to finally get this project off the ground.  Four years ago, my grandpa began having “mini strokes” and in short order he had to move from his … Continue reading

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