The Longest Day: Finding a Brighter Future for Alzheimer’s

The summer solstice on June 20 marks the longest day of the year following the longest year of a lifetime for many. While all had our challenges, it was especially difficult for those caring for a loved one living with Alzheimer’s.

Discover How To Drive Occupancy and Extend Length of Stay at SafelyYou’s Summit Spring 2021

With occupancy rates at all-time lows due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the fall detection and prevention experts at SafelyYou are hosting a free virtual Summit, OPEN: “The Future of Fall Prevention,” which will feature an important panel discussion about how to retain residents, extend the length of stay and increase move-ins.  Taking place on May …

Learn How To Reduce Risk and Improve Clinical Outcomes at SafelyYou’s Summit Spring 2021

Reducing Risk and Improving Clinical Outcomes with SafelyYou

On Wednesday, May 19, senior living leaders from across the country will be coming together for SafelyYou’s first Summit, OPEN: “The Future of Fall Prevention.”  As the country begins to reopen after a year like no other, SafelyYou’s fall detection and prevention experts thought it only fitting to open its very first virtual summit free …

Register Now for SafelyYou’s First-Ever Summit

Register Now for SafelyYou’s First-Ever Summit

The fall detection and prevention experts at SafelyYou are hosting “OPEN: The Future of Fall Prevention,” SafelyYou’s first summit on Wednesday, May 19th. This virtual event is free of charge and is open to anyone who wants to make a difference in senior living.  This is the perfect opportunity to hear how top senior living …

How to Retain Residents and Increase Length of Stay in Senior Housing

How to Retain Residents and Increase Length of Stay in Senior Housing

Senior housing occupancy reached a record low of 78.8% in the first quarter of 2021, according to new NIC MAP® data. Since many communities are currently struggling, it is the perfect time to take a closer look at Carlton Senior Living, which is beating the odds and extending residents’ length of stay by 2X because …

Introducing Fall Champion Hero, Cynthia Waldron!

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SafelyYou is proud to introduce you to Cynthia Waldron, Caregiver and Med Tech at Merrill Gardens at Santa Maria in Santa Maria, CA. Cynthia was selected as our latest Fall CHampion Hero from a pool of incredible nominations. “Cynthia is the most diligent when falls occur. She participates and is always interested in doing what is right for …

Wearables and Bed Alarms: A First Step to Address Falls

Wearables and Bed Alarms: A First Step to Address Falls

Falls pose a serious health risk for residents living in senior housing communities. The good news is that falls are preventable. We’ve examined several important elements to get an effective fall prevention program up and running, and now I want to take a closer look at the important role of wearables and other devices.  Beyond …

Mobility Aids Increase Fall Risk

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It’s not uncommon for residents who live in senior living communities to feel unsteady on their feet, so they use mobility aids, such as canes, walkers and wheelchairs. However, it is important to get a suitable device and use it correctly. Otherwise instead of providing help, the device can hinder movements and jeopardize a resident’s …

Learn How to Lead a Fall Huddle; Submit Challenging Case to Expert Panel

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Falling will always be an issue for memory care residents. In fact, SafelyYou’s community data reveals that 70% of falls occur in a resident’s bedroom and 80-90% of falls are unwitnessed. It is important for care staff to participate in post-fall huddle programs to help reduce repeat falls. SafelyYou is hosting a webinar to help …

Dementia and Falling Out of Bed

Dementia and falling out of bed

Tips for Preventing People Living with Dementia from Falling Out of Bed People who are living with dementia are prone to falling out of bed. In fact, 28% of severe falls in memory care communities happen when a resident is rolling out of bed or transferring to or from a bed. There are a number …