Tis the Season

Angie SzumlinskiNews

As we prepare to celebrate the holiday season, wrapping gifts, planning holiday menus, and writing out holiday greeting cards, we are sure to forget something, right? The fast pace of the holidays can and often does impact our mental health and the mental health of our residents and staff. Although this should be a happy time of year, everyone has …

One is a Lonely Number

Angie SzumlinskiHealth, Studies

Many older Americans will be alone this holiday season and are longing for a simpler way to connect with their families, according to a new online Harris Poll of Americans aged 70+. The survey, which reached 221 older adults, was commissioned by Aloe Care Health, the makers of the first voice-activated, comprehensive solution for elder communication and safety. “With the …

Anyone Home?

Angie SzumlinskiHealth

Small gatherings are becoming a growing source of COVID-19 spread, as cases and hospitalizations are on the rise nationwide. “In the public square, we’re seeing a higher degree of vigilance and mitigation steps in many jurisdictions,” said CDC Director Dr. Robert Redfield during a call with the nation’s governors on Tuesday, October 13th. Redfield went on to say “but what …

Podcast: Ep. 3 – Preparing for the Holidays

Peter FeeneyPodcast

The holidays can be especially stressful when loved ones are in a nursing home, long term care, or skilled nursing facilities. For families and facilities, early planning and preparation is the key. Listen to our latest podcasts for tips on how to make things go smoothly.