Paige Cerulli

Paige Cerulli is a contributing writer to i Advance Senior Care.

Senior Living Community Finds Connections and Support from Cadet Volunteers

Finding new ways to provide residents with companionship and support can be challenging for many senior care communities. But the Kempton... Read More »

The Evolving Senior Care Industry: How to Address Senior Housing Shortages

As Baby Boomers age and enter retirement, the United States’ aging population is quickly growing. This senior population increase results... Read More »

New Study Reveals Virtual Reality Can Enhance Emotional Well-Being and Engagement in Seniors

A study by Stanford University’s Virtual Human Interaction Lab in collaboration with Mynd Immersive and AT&T G5 Healthcare reveals ho... Read More »

How Senior Care Communities Can Protect Residents Against Wildfire Smoke

Every summer and fall, wildfires stretch across the western United States and Canada, sending carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide, and partic... Read More »

How Senior Care Communities Can Keep Residents Connected with Nature

In our previous article, we highlighted a study that reveals that nature may have a significant impact on overall and mental health for s... Read More »

The Importance of Nature for Senior Well-Being

Reconnecting with nature has long been regarded as refreshing and even healing. Now, a new study reveals potential benefits of living nea... Read More »

How to Reduce the Physical Demands of Caregivers, Prevent Falls, and Make Mealtimes Easier and Safer for Seniors and Caregivers

You’ll get critical info on: How traditional dining room chairs lead to potential injuries for caregivers and residents When reside... Read More »

Minnesota’s New Assisted Living Report Card Helps Families Find the Right Care

Those searching for assisted living in Minnesota now have a new tool. In late January, the state’s new Assisted Living Report Card ... Read More »

How Senior Care Communities Are Using Intergenerational Programming to Build Connections

When Oak Trace Senior Living hosted its second annual Lego celebration, residents, their friends and families, and staff all came togethe... Read More »

How the New Independent Contractor Rule Could Impact the Senior Care Gig Economy

In January 2024, the U.S. Department of Labor (USDOL) announced a final rule on classifying workers as employees or independent contracto... Read More »

What Assisted Living Communities Can Do to Prevent Resident Elopements

Assisted living and dementia care facilities were recently thrust into the spotlight when The Washington Post published an article highli... Read More »

What to Look for When Buying Disinfection Solutions for Senior Care Settings

Wheelchairs, commodes, carts, and more are used daily in senior care communities, posing an ongoing cleaning and disinfection challenge. ... Read More »

Study Finds Link Between Cumulative Loneliness and Mortality

Loneliness has been well-established not only as a public health concern, but also as a significant and common risk in senior care settin... Read More »

How Senior Care Communities Can Use Their Websites and Social Media to Build Trust

Senior care communities face some unique marketing challenges compared to other industries. One of those top challenges is how to build a... Read More »

Protecting Seniors in Your Care: The Hidden Dangers of Mold and Mildew

Slips and falls are often highlighted as top risks in senior care community bathrooms. But one often overlooked threat is the presence of... Read More »

Less is More: The Benefits of Consolidating Agency Partners 

Agency partners play a key role in senior care community operations. Agency partners can help communities navigate short- and long-term s... Read More »

Don’t Stop Dreamin’ Turns Nursing Home Residents’ Dreams Into Reality

Fly in a helicopter or hot air balloon. See George Strait or the Rolling Stones in concert. Attend a Washington Wild Things, Steelers, or... Read More »

COVID-19 Outbreaks Still a Threat for Senior Care Communities

The past few years have been trying for the senior care industry, although COVID-19 vaccinations and testing advancements have helped cre... Read More »

LeadingAge Seeks to Train Frontline Staff to Support Residents

LeadingAge Maryland has announced a new two-year project, Scaling What Works. Designed to help maintenance staff and property managers at... Read More »

How Senior Care Communities Can Develop a Fall Recovery Plan for Resident and Staff Safety

Falls are a significant risk in senior care communities, with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reporting that more th... Read More »

New Revelations About Living Arrangement Trends of Persons Living with Dementia

A new research letter explores the trends in living arrangements of persons living with dementia, particularly in light of the pandemic. ... Read More »

White Papers Shed Light on Move-In Process Shortcomings

Navigating the resident move-in experience can be challenging, but it’s also essential that senior care communities get it right. The mov... Read More »

Mental Health a Widespread and Ongoing Issue in Health Workers

The COVID-19 pandemic had a tremendous impact on health workers’ mental health, but a new report released by the Centers for Disease Cont... Read More »

How One Senior Living Community Is Leveraging Technology to Support Resident Activity

The surge of technology use during the COVID-19 pandemic resulted in many technological advancements benefitting senior care communities.... Read More »

Dialysis Den Brings Convenience and Care to VHS Coliseum Nursing and Rehabilitation Center Residents

For nursing home residents, traveling off site to dialysis appointments can be problematic. In such a situation, residents may spend hour... Read More »

How One Senior Care Facility Creates a Safer Workplace for Staff

When Canterbury Woods Williamsville and Canterbury Woods Gates Circle won a 2023 MEMIC Award for Excellence in Safety, it marked the succ... Read More »

Study Examines How Nursing Homes Responded to Staffing Shortages

The impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on nursing homes, their residents, and staff drew attention to the staffing shortages the industry h... Read More »

Barclay Friends Takes a Unique and Creative Approach to Recruiting CNAs

Certified Nursing Assistants (CNAs) play a crucial role in delivering personalized and compassionate care to elderly residents. Adequate ... Read More »

How Senior Care Communities Make Holidays Special

Holidays give us a chance to celebrate with family and friends, and holidays like Thanksgiving and Christmas can be bright spots in a lon... Read More »

Disaster Preparedness Strategies for Senior Care Communities

Senior care communities spend a great deal of energy focused on resident safety, but one key element of resident safety that is often ove... Read More »