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A Q&A on Assisted Living

Lakecia Harper, our Healthcare Administrator, recently participated in a twitter chat on Assisted Living. Hosted by OurParents.com, the #ElderCareChat focused on what it’s like to visit, volunteer, and advocate in assisted living, among other things. Many thanks to OurParents.com for allowing Blakeford to be a part of the chat. [<a href=”//storify.com/OurParents/all-about-assisted-living” target=”_blank”>View the story “All …READ MORE

How to Create a Wellness Philosophy for Your Community

Most of us have heard these terms thrown around in the aging services field when it comes to wellness – “whole person”, “holistic lifestyle”, and “person-centered care”. It is easy to use these terms in glossy marketing brochures or on a website, but how much of this are we really accomplishing within our communities? DISCOVERY …READ MORE

Remembering 9/11 Fifteen Years Later

Fifteen years ago this September 11, many of us sat transfixed by the events unfolding on our televisions. Emotions ran the gamut – shock, disbelief, anger, horror, sadness, confusion, and grief. And like many events that have shaped our world, it’s easy to remember where you were on 9/11. Here are just a few memories …READ MORE

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