NORCs – Retirement Living Option with Benefits for Many Seniors

NORCs are becoming more common as our population and communities age. But what are they? What do they mean to our senior loved ones in their retirement years? Or to us as their family caregivers? Read on… Naturally Occurring Retirement Communities (NORCs) are developing across the US as residents of apartment buildings, complexes and entire subdivisions decide … Read moreNORCs – Retirement Living Option with Benefits for Many Seniors

Celebrating Senior Living & Caring – National Nursing Home Week

Each year, care communities celebrate long term care facilities and professionals who provide care to older adults with week long activities in their facilities. This is a great opportunity to learn that the many advances in person-centered care have made caring for seniors different than we may believe — they are not our grandma’s nursing homes anymore! Nursing … Read moreCelebrating Senior Living & Caring – National Nursing Home Week

Nursing Home Residents’ Bill of Rights — Helping Us Protect Our Seniors

The number of seniors who have transitioned from home or hospital to a nursing home has begun to dwindle slightly as more are able to age in place, but their numbers remain strong. As of 2014, according to the CDC, there were 1.7 million licensed nursing home beds and 1.4 million nursing home residents. Is your … Read moreNursing Home Residents’ Bill of Rights — Helping Us Protect Our Seniors