Making Money Or Helping People – Do You Have To Choose?

Can I do a RAL home as a business? 20 years ago, when I first heard about assisted living, I learned about the silver tsunami that was coming. Because when you think about it, the baby boomers have been driving our economy for decades and decades. The next move in our economy is in, taking […]

RAL Isn’t Easy, But It’s Worth It

Is owning a Residential Assisted Living home and business a lot of work?  Residential Assisted Living isn’t easy, but it’s worth it. You know, a lot people say “that sounds like a lot of work with all of the paperwork, documentation, licensing and employees” and so on. And you know what? It does take work. […]

3 Signs It May Be Time To Move Into Assisted Living

The main event.  A lot of times when somebody moves into assisted living, it’s because there was an “event”. Maybe they fell, bruised a hip, and the doctors say they have a risk of falling again in the future.  Then they ask the family, “if they do fall again, who’s going to be there in […]

Life Doesn’t End At 70 Years Old

Life doesn’t end at 70 years old! If you have a parent or grandparent who’s getting to that age, life isn’t over. As a matter of fact, there are some things that you can do specifically to help them live a very robust life, a comfortable life, and stay healthy with a long life ahead […]

Is It Time For Assisted Living? – Part 2 What’s Best For Them And You?

How do I know what the best thing to do is?  Chances are, you’re going to have the conversation with the parents about moving into assisted living at some point.  Here is one way to look at this, what’s good for them is good for you. It’s not just about you saying, “I don’t want […]

Rise Up And Take Care Of The Greatest Generation

Should I help take care of the elderly? I know some of you have been inspired to take care of the elderly or you enjoy doing exactly that, and I want to encourage you to continue to do that. There is a real need for caregivers of all types and that is a looming crisis […]

We Are Losing Our Seniors And Their History – One Brain At A Time

What do our seniors have that we are losing?  We’re losing our seniors, one senior at a time, and I don’t just mean physically, but their history, what’s in their mind, their head, their thoughts, and their heart. Grandma’s still here, but someday she won’t be. That experience, that history of where we come from […]

The Must Haves – Looking For An Assisted Living Home

What’s the number one criteria? The number one criteria…. Location, location, location. How close is the house to the family? The resident is going to move in once, but the family will be the ones going to visit them, so it has to be conveniently located.  The Residential Assisted Living model is to use a home […]

Robots & AI in Assisted Living

Robots and Artificial Intelligence. How will that affect Assisted Living? I’m sure a lot of you have heard that AI, or Artificial Intelligence, yes, actual “robots” are coming to private care homes.  They have them in hospitals right now and soon they will even be in assisted living in a residential setting. But imagine, if […]