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Technology Adoption Tips for Resident Safety

Posted by Valerie Stephen

September 15, 2018 8:00:00 AM EDT

It is essential to your resident safety that the seniors in your senior living community adapt to accessible technology. Newer technology may be intimidating for older generations to begin using, but a lot of it is also be very beneficial.

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Topics: Resident Wellness, Technology

Proactive and Reactive Fall Prevention

Posted by Valerie Stephen

August 1, 2018 8:00:00 AM EDT

It is important to us that the seniors in our lives are safe and healthy. One of the most significant threats to older adults is the risk of falling. We cannot eradicate all risks, but there are steps we can take towards fall prevention. Personal and professional assistance can help older loved ones to decrease their risk of falls. A significant factor in fall prevention is proactivity in keeping everyone safe.

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Topics: Caregiving, Fall Prevention

Retaining the Right Employees Through Reward

Posted by Valerie Stephen

July 15, 2018 8:00:00 AM EDT

In our previous blog, Helpful Tips to Improve Employee Retention In Senior Livingwe discuss how one of the most essential factors of a successful senior living community, is indeed employee retention. Retaining employees allows them to build relationships with residents and staff. These relationships are the foundation for genuine care - crucial for senior living! It is also vitally important to retain the right employees. One of the best ways to ensure you are retaining the right employees is to monitor employee activity, and then reward!

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Topics: employee, Check-in, STRATOS

A Caregiver’s Role in Slip & Fall Prevention

Posted by Valerie Stephen

July 1, 2018 8:00:00 AM EDT

The idea of total fall prevention is a little far-fetched. No one can prevent all slip & falls. However, if you are a caregiver, you can help reduce falls for seniors! The role of caregiving is often filled by a family member, spouse, or service provider. If you fit into any of these categories, then you know all too well that it can be both rewarding and exhausting.

You can actively protect the ones you care for by preventing falls. There is, however, a fine line between being helpful and enabling. The first step in proactive fall reduction is often overlooked.

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Topics: Silversphere, Fall Prevention

Working in the Silversphere Atmosphere

Posted by Valerie Stephen

May 15, 2018 8:00:00 AM EDT

Imagine waking up to see the waves hugging the sand, the sun shining, and a hint of salty, sun-kissed dunes in the air. I think that really sets the tone of our Silversphere home! The Silversphere headquarters is located in beautiful Daytona Beach, Florida. The warehouse for manufacturing our emergency call systems and pendants is located a few blocks away from the corporate offices, keeping most of our employees in hangout radius!

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Topics: Silversphere

Natural Ways to Boost Immune Systems for Seniors

Posted by Valerie Stephen

April 1, 2018 8:00:00 AM EDT

Even though the high point of flu season may be over, here at Silversphere, we know it is always important to be proactive about your health. That is why we wanted to share with you some natural ways to boost the immune system for seniors.  

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Topics: Healthy Aging, Elderly Care, Reduce Stress

Social Interactions and the Benefits for Seniors

Posted by Valerie Stephen

March 15, 2018 7:30:00 AM EDT

Ensuring that seniors stay social is extremely healthful in a myriad of ways. In a previous post, we disclosed some of the benefits associated with social interaction. These benefits include an improved sense of purpose and belonging, enhanced physical and emotional health, a boost for memory and cognitive functions. We know that it is essential for seniors to avoid isolation but it can be somewhat of a challenge. The following is a list of ways to keep your loved one social. 

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Topics: Senior Living, Social Interaction

Top Technology Trends in Senior Living for 2018

Posted by Valerie Stephen

March 1, 2018 9:30:00 AM EST

Technology is constantly evolving, and it is essential to stay up to date with the top trends in senior living for 2018. At Silversphere we provide technology that helps in delivering resident safety and security, real-time information, staff efficiency, and risk reduction. We offer services such as customizable emergency call systems, 24-hour personal technical support, constant information gathering for security, and muc­­­­­h more. The top technology trends in senior living for 2018 revolve around wearables, devices and applications, telemedicine, voice activation, and overall integration.

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Topics: Assisted Living, Technology, nurse call system, Emergency Call System

Volunteer with a Senior Living Community Today!

Posted by Valerie Stephen

February 12, 2018 8:20:00 AM EST

There are numerous benefits to volunteering with seniors, as in a previous post we mentioned how providing help can improve the life of residents, staff, and even your life. You can improve the lives of the residents by providing needed assistance, emotional support, and by lending an ear. You can improve the lives of the staff by taking duties off their plate and, in turn, relieving stress. You can better your own life by volunteering in a community and achieving a gratifying experience, that can boost self-esteem. These factors can create happiness for everyone involved, and there are still other benefits that can derive from the joys of volunteering at a senior living community.

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Topics: Volunteering

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