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5 ideas for assisted living outdoor visits during COVID

After months of being separated from our aging loved ones that reside in retirement communities, visit restrictions are being eased in many states. One or two family members or other loved ones are permitted to schedule outdoor visits with residents. Visitors are asked to follow the usual health safety protocols including temperature checks, symptoms questionnaires, […]

Staying connected with loved ones during COVID-19 through technology

Do you want to talk to your loved-one face to face on a regular basis and feel frustrated that you can’t?  Would you like to be able to participate when the doctor sees your loved one, or talk to the staff when they are in your loved-one’s room?  Luckily, there are now some very simple […]

Assisted Living Visits: Time for Dinner

Mealtime at an assisted living facility can be an eye-opener to families and friends of senior residents. The short story is that menus, supply of fresh fruits and vegetables, and healthy food options are improving. Sharing a meal with your loved one at their community can be enjoyable or stressful. Here are a few suggestions […]