Paige Cerulli

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

Increasing Census in Senior Care: 4 Customer Experience Strategies

With occupancy rates in senior care down significantly due to the pandemic, many care providers are working to climb back their census. Read More »

Understanding Depression Among Seniors

A recent survey found that nearly two-thirds of Americans age 65 and older who experience depression will not seek treatment. Read More »

Fighting COVID-19-Related Loneliness in Senior Care Communities During the Winter

While many facilities were previously able to facilitate outdoor activities and visits, cold weather has put a stop to those activities in many areas. Read More »

Perspectives: Will People Return to Senior Care Facilities After the Pandemic? (Part I)

Will more families opt to keep loved ones at home, rather than relying on senior care facilities? What would this mean for the industry? Read More »

Key Findings About Nursing Home Resident Experiences During the Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has altered not only how nursing homes function, but also how residents experience life. Read More »

Fighting Senior Loneliness With Laughter

A certified Laughter Yoga Leader is bringing laughter yoga (virtually) to residents in senior care settings. Read More »

Best Practices When Implementing Virtual Tours

Not only are virtual tours ideal during this time, they also offer many benefits that can continue on after the pandemic has ended. Read More »

Addressing Common Technology Security Issues in Senior Care Settings

Identifying and solving vulnerabilities can help a facility protect resident privacy and safety and ensure continuous operations. Read More »

Dementia Care During COVID-19

Implementing PPE and social distancing protocols while caring for residents with dementia brings an additional set of challenges. Read More »

What Senior Care Facilities Need to Know About COVID-19 Liability

In addition to numerous other challenges, the pandemic brings significant legal complications that facilities need to be aware of. Read More »

How Virtual Reality Is Keeping Seniors Entertained and Engaged During the Pandemic

Social distancing protocols require finding alternative ways to keep residents socially connected and engaged. Read More »

How Senior Care Facilities Can Improve Respirator Fit Testing for Better Staff and Resident Safety

Quantitative fit tests directly measure the quality of a respirator’s fit and supply data to the user. Read More »

Strategies to Attract Quality Caregivers During the Pandemic

Attracting quality caregivers can be challenging generally, but the pandemic has made hiring top-quality help even more difficult for senior care facilities. Read More »

Identifying COVID-19 Solutions for Senior Care Facilities

Our panel of experts identified some important strategies for combatting COVID-19 at senior living facilities. Read More »

Strategies to Combat Pandemic Fatigue in Senior Care Facility Staff

The COVID-19 pandemic has created significant, ongoing stress for senior care facility staff, leading to pandemic fatigue. Read More »

How To Prepare for the COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout

The FDA recommendation of the Pfizer/BioNTech and Moderna vaccines brings the senior care industry closer to protecting residents and staff. Read More »

Best Practices in Handling Negative Feedback During the Pandemic

Emotions are running high, but it’s essential that facilities establish a deliberate plan to best handle negative feedback right now. Read More »

New Evidence on the MMR Vaccine’s Effectiveness Against COVID-19

We’re pleased to share new evidence of the MMR vaccine’s effectiveness against COVID-19. Read More »

Understanding the Challenges Facing Direct Care Workers

Supporting your staff starts with a thorough understanding of their needs and pain points. Read More »

The Importance of Preparing for Flu Season in 2020

Given the added risks presented by COVID-19, flu control measures are more important than ever this year. Read More »

The Benefits of Paying Direct Care Workers a Higher Wage

Increasing direct care worker pay could potentially help reduce staff shortages. Read More »

How Technology Tools Help Senior Care Facilities Navigate the Pandemic

Technology has recently taken on new and significant roles in older adult care settings. Read More »

Strategies to Help Residents Cope with Loss During the Pandemic

Learn how facilities and caregivers can play an important role in helping to support residents during COVID-19. Read More »

Safely Welcoming Visitors to Senior Care Facilities

Allowing visitors back is full of new challenges. Here are some strategies to keep in mind. Read More »

Steps Facilities Can Take to Ensure Residents Get the Chance to Vote

With Tuesday, November 3rd quickly approaching, facilities need to take action now to maximize resident voting participation. Read More »

Cottages Provide the Answer to Family Visits at Senior Care Center

Learn how one facility found an innovative way to make visits safe and feasible during COVID-19. Read More »

Discovery Senior Living’s SHINE Memory Care Program Takes a Scientific Approach to Dementia

The SHINE program takes a unique approach to memory care, and it was recently recognized by the Alzheimer’s Association for its work. Read More »

An Experimental Drug Seeks to Stop COVID-19 Outbreaks in Nursing Homes

A new clinical trial assesses the safety and effectiveness of LY-CoV555, an antibody against SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. Read More »

Marketing Strategy Changes for the Pandemic

It's vital that your facility’s marketing team pivots to stay effective during COVID-19. Read More »

Senior Living Residents Put Extra Pandemic Time to Good Use Sewing Dresses for Girls in Africa

Seniors' hard work resulted in the creation of over 350 face masks and 76 dresses for charity. Read More »