Interesting comparison of Assisted Living Facilities and Skilled Care Facilities in how they provide care and who they provide care to.

Interesting comparison of Assisted Living Facilities and Skilled Care Facilities in how they provide care and who they provide care to.

Most long term care facilities have some residents who are ‘loners’ or ‘introverts’; they enjoy being in their bedrooms and do not often pursue interaction with others.

Most long term care facilities have some residents who are ‘loners’ or ‘introverts’; they enjoy being in their bedrooms and do not often pursue interaction with others.

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Sharing and recollecting memories with seniors in long term care helps them to affirm who they are and maintain self worth.

Sharing and recollecting memories with seniors in long term care helps them to affirm who they are and maintain self worth.

Laughing doesn't just lighten your load mentally, it actually induces physical changes in your body. Laughter has been clinically proven to strengthen your immu

Laughing doesn't just lighten your load mentally, it actually induces physical changes in your body. Laughter has been clinically proven to strengthen your immu

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This activity board is designed to be used in a long term care unit with Alzheimer's or other dementia residents. It is really neat! They are expensive. If you can make one yourself please do and donate it to a facility near you!

This activity board is designed to be used in a long term care unit with Alzheimer's or other dementia residents. It is really neat! They are expensive. If you can make one yourself please do and donate it to a facility near you!

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Sometimes it can be difficult to motivate residents in nursing homes to attend and participate in scheduled activities. It is important that you identify any barriers - whether perceived or real - that might be preventing residents from getting involved.

Sometimes it can be difficult to motivate residents in nursing homes to attend and participate in scheduled activities. It is important that you identify any barriers - whether perceived or real - that might be preventing residents from getting involved.

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Music has been proven to be very beneficial for the elderly in long term care, particularly those living with dementia or Alzheimer's Disease. Here are some wonderful free playlists of famous songs from the 40s, 50s

Music has been proven to be very beneficial for the elderly in long term care, particularly those living with dementia or Alzheimer's Disease. Here are some wonderful free playlists of famous songs from the 40s, 50s

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70% of people who reach the age of 65 will need long-term care at some point in their lives, but is long term care insurance right for your financial situation? It's expensive, and a savings and investment strategy might be better for you. In-home care is another option. Take a look at the information in this graphic to help make your decision.

70% of people who reach the age of 65 will need long-term care at some point in their lives, but is long term care insurance right for your financial situation? It's expensive, and a savings and investment strategy might be better for you. In-home care is another option. Take a look at the information in this graphic to help make your decision.

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