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DWD Awards Wisconsin Fast Forward Grant to Luther Manor

By |2019-10-23T11:36:59+00:00August 9th, 2019|Categories: Blog|

DWD Awards Wisconsin Fast Forward Grant to Luther Manor The grant will support skills development and customized training. Luther Manor is one of ten state employers awarded a Wisconsin Fast Forward Grant for their strategy to address high rates of employee turnover with retention through leadership development. The senior care industry operates with workforce [...]

Talking to Loved Ones About Senior Living

By |2019-11-12T20:21:56+00:00August 5th, 2019|Categories: Blog|

How to Talk to Your Parents or Loved Ones About Senior Living When discussing the move to senior living with your older loved ones, it’s important to be prepared. Your mom or dad will most likely have questions and objections related to the move. It’s a big decision and it is important they are [...]

Age-Related Hearing Loss Treatment

By |2019-09-12T15:04:30+00:00July 22nd, 2019|Categories: Blog|

Age-Related Hearing Loss Treatment Age-related hearing loss can feel alienating and stigmatizing, but the truth is, it is extremely common. In fact, 50% of Americans older than 75 have disabling hearing loss. The good news is, there is help for those who need hearing assistance! If you suspect you or a loved one has age-related [...]

What’s the Difference Between Supportive Living and Assisted Living?

By |2019-09-10T15:32:47+00:00July 8th, 2019|Categories: Blog|

What’s the Difference Between Supportive Living & Assisted Living? Most of us are familiar with the “big three” of senior living communities: Independent Living, Assisted Living and Skilled Nursing. At a high level, here are the differences between each type of community: Independent Living residents are self-directed, manage activities of daily living, maintain their own [...]

How Much Does Senior Living Really Cost?

By |2019-09-05T19:03:03+00:00June 24th, 2019|Categories: Blog|

How Much Does Senior Living Really Cost? As you explore the possibility of senior living, one of the first questions you’ll want to be answered is “how much will it cost?” It’s a good and fair question, but it’s also a bit more complicated than that. Several factors impact what you’ll pay. In this [...]

How Do I Begin the Process of Downsizing & Moving?

By |2019-09-10T15:28:34+00:00June 10th, 2019|Categories: Blog|

How Do I Begin the Process of Downsizing & Moving? Moving is one of the biggest decisions of your life! The emotions and work involved can seem overwhelming, but your new lifestyle will make everything worth the initial hassle. As we get older, it’s only natural to want to declutter and enjoy the simple [...]

Why I Volunteer: More Than Painting Nails

By |2019-12-17T15:56:22+00:00June 3rd, 2019|Categories: Blog|

Why I Volunteer: More Than Painting Nails By Catie Malone, student volunteerWhen I was young, my favorite sleepover activity was painting nails. For my eleventh birthday, a friend gave me twenty Dollar Store nail polishes, and my friends and I had a ball giving each other manicures and pedicures in every color imaginable. We expressed [...]

How A Geriatric Social Worker Can Help You

By |2019-10-23T11:38:07+00:00May 20th, 2019|Categories: Blog|

How A Geriatric Social Worker Can Help You It can be a challenge to navigate aging or caring for your older loved one alone. You most likely have questions about care options, community support programs, coping with the stress of caregiving, and more. The good news is that there are resources out there and [...]

Essential Tax Steps for Elder Caregivers

By |2019-03-11T17:10:34+00:00April 8th, 2019|Categories: Blog|

Essential Tax Steps for Elder Caregivers Tax day is fast approaching! Often, an important part of caring for an aging loved one is helping to handle their finances. And, a big part of finances is tax preparation. You may have a handle on your own finances, but the world of elder care has its [...]