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Why we work in Seniors Housing (part 2)

I have had the joy of working with Seniors for the past 15 years.  I take great pride in making a difference in their lives through dining. We all have traditions, recipes, and ideas of what makes a great meal.  I enjoy the stories behind each and every patron that dines with us. The importance…
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Atlas Senior Living Regional Director Marcus Covar featured in Caring.com article

Did you know that more than five million Americans are estimated to be living with Alzheimer’s? This disease is the nation’s sixth leading cause of death, and is expected to affect as many as 16 million people by 2050. As the number of people facing Alzheimer’s continues to rise, so too does the need for…
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Five Trends in Senior Housing

With the Baby Boomer generation reaching retirement age, expectations are changing for senior housing. Long gone are the days of dull, one-size-fits-all living quarters for senior residents. Today’s seniors are more active and connected than ever, and they demand independent, energetic lifestyles well into retirement age. Below are the five major trends we are seeing…
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Motivation to push forward and to always do your best

“Great moments are born from great opportunity. And that’s what you have here tonight, boys. That’s what you’ve earned here, tonight. One game. If we played ’em ten times, they might win nine. But not this game. Not tonight. Tonight, we skate with ’em. Tonight, we stay with ’em, and we shut them down because…
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12 Habits Of Genuine People

By: Dr. Travis Bradberry, Author of #1 bestselling book, Emotional Intelligence 2.0, and president of TalentSmart, world’s leading provider of emotional intelligence. Emotional intelligence (EQ) is critical to your performance at work. TalentSmart has tested the EQ of more than a million people and found that it explains 58% of success in all types of jobs. Suffice…
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THE POEM OF A CRABBY OLD MAN!

By: Dan Frith The story goes that this poem was found among the personal belongings of an elderly man who died in a nursing home. The resident did not have any close relatives or family and this poem was found by nurses as they boxed up his personal belongings. What do you see nurses? What do…
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14 Habits Of Exceptionally Likable People

By: Richard Feloni Personal branding through social media may help you build your professional network, but there will never be a replacement for a charismatic personality.  Napoleon Hill, author of “Think and Grow Rich” — one of the top-selling books of all time — wrote about the habits of the most likable people in his…
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10 Habits of Highly Successful Small Business Owners

The HartfordView By Kelly Spors The unfortunate reality is that a lot of businesses fail. What differentiates those that fail from those that become raging successes? Certain traits and habits help business owners beat the odds and build highly successful companies. Here’s a look at the top 10: 1. They dream big. Successful business owners are dreamers.…
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16 Things I Would Want If I Got Dementia

A heartfelt wish list from a dementia care worker By Rachael Wonderlin Part of the Transforming Life as We Age Special Report (This article appeared previously on AlzheimersReadingRoom.com.) When you work in dementia care, people tend to ask you a lot of questions. Probably one of the most common questions that I hear is, “Are you…
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Five Signs You’re Working For A Truly Great Manager

The role of management has changed quite a bit over the past few years. Few people realize it, but the role of management was originally created to maintain the status quo and enforce rules and protocols. Managers were supposed to push employees and extract everything they could from them. Management never cared about engagement, empowerment,…
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