Attention NAAP members: In the month of December only, ROS Therapy Systems is offering it’s HCC (Home Care Certification) training course for a low rate of $35. If you would like to take advantage of this great deal, contact ROS Therapy Systems directly at www.rostherapysystems.com and sign up today.
Why do we say people “should get out of their room”? Who am I to say that you, or anyone, should get out of their room/house? Although this is well intended in long-term care living, I learned when I got married to drop the word should. Most of us don’t love being “should-ed.” I hate […]
Welcome to Our Series Hey everyone, I’m kicking off a special five-part journey together, designed just for you, the heart and soul behind our long-term care communities. Remember in my last article we dove into all the research about how vital companionship is for our older adults? For anyone for that matter. Well, now it’s […]
You can’t go outside without a coat, its 20 degrees out. Sit back down, you can’t walk with a broken hip. You can’t have a knife they are sharp you might cut yourself. You can’t walk by yourself, you might fall. You can’t get up yet it’s only 3:30 in the morning. You can’t wear […]
How do we advocate for ourselves? It starts with self-care. Self-care is an intentional and proactive practice. It should help you grow as a person and as a professional. The practice of self-care will lead us to a better version of ourselves which allows us to care for ourselves and for others better. Daily routines, […]
Happy New Year! It’s still January and what a great time to examine any new year goals or commitments or resolutions you have as well as those around you. Explore these varied words and concepts. Ask each to consider resolutions, goals, commitments, action steps, baby steps, etc. Ask each which resonates with them. Would they […]
In January, winter rolls in in full force bringing challenges for our residents in senior living. The fading festive season often leaves a void, and as January unfolds, the winter blues can cast a shadow over residents dealing with the unique hurdles of aging. Let’s talk about ways to infuse warmth and connection into […]