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15 things to look for when looking for a location for your Assisted Living Home.

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Starting your assisted living business is a huge undertaking and choosing your location is the most important decision. Here are 15 tips on what to look for when choosing the location for your assisted living home. Common use space: You want to make sure the home has enough space for people to congregate when they’re […]

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Hurricane Safety Checklists

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According to the national hurricane survival initiative the most important thing you can do as hurricane season approaches is to get yourself, your family and your home prepared. By starting early, you’ll avoid the rush at home supply stores, grocery stores and other venues typically crowded and often chaotic when hurricane watches and warnings are issued. […]

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New Medicaid waiver payment rates(Maryland)

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Senior Service Maps is a company that helps social workers/families find care providers in  a desired area. Senior care companies like assisted living facilities, Home care agencies and Adult daycare’s list their companies and receive referrals without referral fees. Or for more information about listing your ALF call: 443-315-6152 Listed below is the new Medicaid […]

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5 tips to stay on the “good side” of your Assisted living surveyors

Assisted Living

Read the regulations It is important that you and yours staff thoroughly read state guidelines and regulations. When obtaining a license for an assisted living facility you have to follow the guidelines and regulations for licensing however, many providers once licensed never revisit the regulation and guideline books.  This can prove to be a huge […]

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list of individual Rules and Licensing forms for assisted living facilities in the state of Florida.

Assisted Living

Welcome to Senior Service Maps. We are a company that sends referrals to Assisted Living Facilities with no referral fees. We also offer free support. Below is a list of  individual Rules and Licensing forms for assisted living facilities in the state of Florida. If you are interested in receiving referrals from us please click (here), […]

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PRIVATE NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS MAY BE ELIGIBLE FOR DISASTER AID

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PRIVATE NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS MAY BE ELIGIBLE FOR DISASTER AID REISTERSTOWN, MD—Kenneth Mallette, Director of the Maryland Emergency Management Agency, is urging all private nonprofit organizations who incurred costs from the severe storms and straight-line winds, which impacted Maryland beginning on June 29, 2012, to apply for disaster assistance under the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA’s) […]

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Proposed change to Fee Payment System for Licensed Residential and Day Programs in Maryland

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Here at ssMaps.com we try to pay attention to all regulatory changes and inform our healthcare providers accordingly. Attached is a regulatory notice of proposed action that could affect the Fee Payment System for Licensed Residential and Day Programs. As always if you are an senior care provider and are in need of more clients please […]

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What is SEO and why is it important for your senior care business?

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According to Moz Search engine optimization (SEO) is the practice of increasing the quantity and quality of traffic to your website through organic search engine results. What goes into SEO? To understand what SEO really means, let’s break that sentence down and look at the parts: Quality of traffic. You can attract all the visitors […]

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How Long should you give your loved one to adjust to an assisted living facility.

Assisted Living

Putting your loved one in an assisted living facility can be a stressful ordeal. No matter how much planning you do its always stressful to some degree when they actually move in. going from home to a structured environment like most assisted living facilities could be a huge shock to most seniors. When I enroll […]

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5 Tips to sell your semi-private room in your assisted living facility

Assisted Living

Owning an assisted living facility means your constantly marketing your product. Renting your semi-private rooms is always more difficult than the private rooms or apartments. Its important to make your semi-private rooms as appealing as possible to rent them out. Here are 5 tips to make your semi-private room as appealing as possible.   Provide […]

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How to attract baby boomers to your business

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Baby boomers are adults who were born between the years 1946 and 1964; They make up roughly 20% of America’s population. Baby boomers are longest-living generation in history. They are at the forefront of what’s been called a “longevity economy,” whether they are generating income in the workforce or spending their Social Security checks. According to a […]

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Attract new clients to your senior care business with no referral fees!

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Attract new clients to your senior care business with no referral fees with Senior Service Maps! Senior Service Maps is a revolutionary site that helps families/social workers find the appropriate care for seniors. With Senior Service Maps senior care providers receive referrals at an unprecedented low rate of $24.95 per month, and you can cancel […]

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Protecting Senior Citizens & Their Money from Scammers

Senior Care

Every year millions of senior citizen are negatively impacted by financial scams aimed at the elderly. Knowing that these scammers are out there is half the battle. Knowing how to protect yourself and loved ones is crucial. The following are tips to keep everyone safe. Be Aware that Scammers Could Be Your Loved Ones Surprisingly, […]

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10 Things Most Important When Caring for Seniors

Senior Care

Senior living communities organize their day focused on the welfare of elderly residents. Daily activities are meant to improve the quality of life of seniors: providing regular meals and attending to activities of daily living (ADL) in a supportive, safe environment. As you prioritize your senior care activities, focus on those that truly matter to […]

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What to Expect from your Staff in a Home Care Agency

What to Expect from your Staff in a Home Care Agency

Home Care

In the home care industry, staff are categorized as either non-medical or medical (skilled care) workers. Non-medical home care agencies have achieved rapid growth meeting the demands of the elderly. For investors, it is important to understand this delivery model designed for elder care, the scope of services you (and your staff) can offer, and […]

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10 Senior Friendly Summer Activities

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Soaking up the sunshine, taking a walk on a warm evening, and going for a splash in the swimming pool are all activities that make summertime enjoyable. Luckily, there’s no age limit for enjoying the season! Read on to discover some of the best senior friendly activities for the elderly to take in all that […]

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Sample Adult Medical Daycare Personal Goals Form

Adult Daycare

Welcome to Senior Service Maps. We are a company that sends referrals to Adult Medical Day Cares  with no referral fees. We also offer free support. Below is a copy of  a Sample Adult Medical Daycare Personal Goals Form; We strongly encourage you to let your attorney review this before you use it. If you […]

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Sample Adult Medical Daycare Service Plan

Adult Daycare

Welcome to Senior Service Maps. We are a company that sends referrals to Adult Medical Day Cares  with no referral fees. We also offer free support. Below is a copy of  a Sample Adult Medical Daycare Service Plan; We strongly encourage you to let your attorney review this before you use it. If you are […]

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Sample Adult Medical Daycare Service Plan signature Record Form

Adult Daycare

Welcome to Senior Service Maps. We are a company that sends referrals to Adult Medical Day Cares  with no referral fees. We also offer free support. Below is a copy of  a Sample Adult Medical Daycare Service Plan signature Record Form; We strongly encourage you to let your attorney review this before you use it. If […]

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Sample Adult Medical Daycare Problem List Form

Assisted Living

Welcome to Senior Service Maps. We are a company that sends referrals to Adult Medical Day Cares  with no referral fees. We also offer free support. Below is a copy of  a Sample Adult Medical Daycare Problem List Form; We strongly encourage you to let your attorney review this before you use it. If you are […]

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Sample Adult Medical Daycare ADCAPS Form

Adult Daycare

Welcome to Senior Service Maps. We are a company that sends referrals to Adult Medical Day Cares  with no referral fees. We also offer free support. Below is a copy of  a Sample Adult Medical Daycare ADCAPS Form; We strongly encourage you to let your attorney review this before you use it. If you are […]

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Sample Assisted Living Controlled Medication Record​

Assisted Living

Welcome to Senior Service Maps. We are a company that sends referrals to Assisted Living facilities with no referral fees. We also offer free support. Below is a link to  a Sample Assisted living Controlled Medication Record​ ; We strongly encourage you to let your attorney review this before you use it. If you are […]

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Sample Assisted Living Sample Weekly Care Notes

Assisted Living

Welcome to Senior Service Maps. We are a company that sends referrals to Assisted Living facilities with no referral fees. We also offer free support. Below is a link to  a Sample Assisted living Sample Weekly Care Notes; We strongly encourage you to let your attorney review this before you use it. If you are […]

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Sample Assisted Living Uniform Disclosure Statement Form

Assisted Living

Welcome to Senior Service Maps. We are a company that sends referrals to Assisted Living facilities with no referral fees. We also offer free support. Below is a link to a Sample Assisted Living Uniform Disclosure Statement Form; We strongly encourage you to let your attorney review this before you use it. If you are interested […]

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Sample Assisted Living Level of Care Scoring Guide

Assisted Living

Welcome to Senior Service Maps. We are a company that sends referrals to Assisted Living facilities with no referral fees. We also offer free support. Below is a link to a Sample Assisted Living Level of Care Scoring Guide; We strongly encourage you to let your attorney review this before you use it. If you are […]

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Assisted Living Manager’s Assessment

Assisted Living

Welcome to Senior Service Maps. We are a company that sends referrals to Assisted Living facilities with no referral fees. We also offer free support. Below is a link to a Sample Assisted Living Manager’s Assessment; We strongly encourage you to let your attorney review this before you use it. If you are interested in receiving […]

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Sample Assisted Living Health Care Practitioner Physical Assessment​​

Assisted Living

Welcome to Senior Service Maps. We are a company that sends referrals to Assisted Living facilities with no referral fees. We also offer free support. Below is a link to a Health Care Practitioner Physical Assessment​​ ; We strongly encourage you to let your attorney review this before you use it. If you are interested […]

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Sample Assisted Living Emergency Preparedness Forms

Assisted Living

Welcome to Senior Service Maps. We are a company that sends referrals to Assisted Living facilities with no referral fees. We also offer free support. Below is a link to a Sample Assisted living Emergency Preparedness Forms; We strongly encourage you to let your attorney review this before you use it. If you are interested […]

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Sample Assisted living Wound Assessment Form

Assisted Living

Welcome to Senior Service Maps. We are a company that sends referrals to Assisted Living facilities with no referral fees. We also offer free support. Below is a link to  a Sample Assisted living Wound Assessment Form  ; We strongly encourage you to let your attorney review this before you use it. If you are […]

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Sample Assisted living 45 Day Assessment

Assisted Living

Welcome to Senior Service Maps. We are a company that sends referrals to Assisted Living facilities with no referral fees. We also offer free support. Below is a link to  a Sample Assisted living 45 Day Assessment ; We strongly encourage you to let your attorney review this before you use it. If you are […]

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WARNING SIGNS TO WATCH OUT FOR WHEN VISITING YOUR LOVED ONE’S ASSISTED LIVING FACILITY

Warning Signs to Watch Out for When Visiting Your Loved One’s Assisted Living Facility

Assisted Living

  Finding an assisted living facility for your elderly loved one can be quite challenging. You only want the best senior care provider there is for the price you and your family can afford.  But despite the weeks and even months of painstaking research, consultations, and site visits before you finally decided on a facility, […]

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How to Avoid High Blood Pressure in Seniors

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High blood pressure or Hypertension is an avoidable health condition that is prevalent among the elderly. A common misconception is that hypertension is a natural part of aging. This is not true. Hypertension is linked to lifestyle factors that include a poor diet and overuse of prescription drugs, like pain medications. As adults live longer, […]

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How to Properly Take Care of Dentures

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Taking Care of Dentures By Dr. Mohamed Abdel Hamid BDS , MFDS RCSEd , Member AACD What Are Dentures ? The word Denture is a term commonly used instead of Dental prosthesis. It represents the artificial replacement of a missing or lost tooth. It can be a fixed prosthesis (which is more commonly referred to […]

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Holidays with Family in Assisted Living

Assisted Living

From Mother’s Day to New Year’s Day, celebrating a special holiday with a family member in Assisted Living can be challenging. Many of us have family traditions that include gathering together under one roof for a meal and good times. So when it comes to making the day special and including family members in assisted […]

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Avoiding Bed Bugs at Your Assisted Living Facility

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Nothing can hurt your business faster than the discovery of bed bugs in your assisted living facility. When these tiny pests infiltrate businesses they can be very difficult to remove. Unfortunately, because they are so prevalent – especially in certain parts of the country – there’s a pretty good chance you will have to deal […]

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Meal Planning Solutions–Assisted Living Facility

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Over the years, assisted living facilities have received an increasing number of requests from seniors for meals prescribed by their physicians and nutritionists. Meal planning is one of the most sensitive areas to coordinate in residential care homes. For residents, quality food takes priority over most amenities. Many seniors will refuse to stay at a […]

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Senior Wellbeing $1000 Scholarship

Senior Wellbeing $1000 Scholarship

Senior Wellbeing $1000 Scholarship (PLEASE FORWARD TO ELIGIBLE STUDENTS) Students are to write an essay on a topic that they believe is important to the geriatric or senior care industry. We will post the essay to our website and promote it to our list of over 5,000 senior care professionals. The author with the highest rating […]

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Protecting Seniors from Scams

Senior Care

Scammers are everywhere and they prey on targets of opportunity. Unfortunately, the unsuspecting and often naive senior citizen is the one most often targeted and vulnerable. Due to their cognitive problems and impaired judgment, isolation and sometimes loneliness, seniors are often dangerously trusting. The good news is that seniors who are aware of the latest […]

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How to Find a Quality Assisted Living Facility near You

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We owe it to our loved ones to afford them great care in their sunset years. Parents, for instance, sacrificed 18 years of their lives to give us a great start at life. It is only fair that we pay it back when they grow older and can’t live alone without assistance. When looking for […]

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How to Fill Beds through Regular Tours of Your Assisted Living Facility

Assisted Living

A common complaint among senior living providers is how to fill empty beds. Vacant beds compete with payroll as the biggest expense at assisted living facilities. Many assisted living residences withstand rates that run 10% – 20% in an extremely competitive industry. The main reason why facilities can’t fill beds quickly is that they have […]

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10 Senior-friendly Exercises to Consider for your Aging Loved Ones

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Regular exercise benefits us immensely.  Having regular physical activity boost immune function, improves circulation, prevents chronic illnesses, improves mood, and minimizes our risk for injury. But is it safe for the elderly to have a fitness regimen? The answer is a resounding yes. They should have moderate physical activity to remain healthy and reduce health […]

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Transitioning from Homecare to Nursing Home

Home Care

Despite your best efforts to keep your senior mom or dad at home and maintaining their independence, sometimes, such as after a fall, stroke or major illness, it becomes absolutely necessary to transition them to a nursing home for further care. Anyone who has ever had to move their parents to a nursing home knows […]

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10 Key Services that are Provided at an Assisted Living Facility

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At assisted living facilities, senior citizens can enjoy a suite of services designed to uphold quality of life. In choosing a facility, seniors expect access to 24-hour personal care, nutrition services, social contact, security, and specialized support services while maintaining their independence. Knowing this, residential care providers do well to offer key services that cater […]

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10 Ways to Help Pay for Assisted Living

Assisted Living

There’s no doubt that caring for a senior’s assisted living expenses can be quite taxing on the senior as well as their family. Arranging for ways to pay for senior living care can be emotionally exhausting as well as financially taxing. Senior care costs are constantly rising, which can make the cost of monthly assisted […]

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5 Practical Tips for Growing your Senior Care Business

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It is a fact that the global senior care industry has consistently shown exponential growth these past few years. And with an ever-increasing elderly population worldwide, there is a huge demand for senior care services designed to improve the lives of senior citizens. Taking advantage of a rapidly expanding market, many entrepreneurs, allied medical professionals, […]

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How to hire staff for your assisted living facility or home care agency.

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From the time you open the doors to your Assisted Living Facility or Home Care Agency, and throughout the growth of your business, hiring an outstanding staff should be a top priority. It’s important to remember that not only will you want to start out with an amazing staff, but the process of hiring and […]

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10 Tips to Keep Your Assisted Living Facility Up-To-Date

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Every assisted living facility benefits from upgrading its services in the wake of intense competition in the market. For assisted living home owners, staying relevant requires a watchful eye on current trends and implementing strategies that clearly enhance the vision of the business. These 10 tips to keep your facility up-to-date are important elements to […]

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How to Avoid Depression in Seniors

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Approximately 25% of all seniors aged 65 and older suffer from some form of depression, with more than half of the elderly dealing with emotional distress. For those of us with loved ones over 65, these kinds of statistics can be shocking, and beg the question, why is there so much depression?  Unfortunately, depression is […]

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Why Seniors Should Have Engaging Activities in Assisted Living Facilities

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In order to live life to the fullest and remain healthy, seniors must engage in activities that encourage socialization, learning, and independence.  This is the reason why assisted living facilities should have a carefully planned activities program so that residents can take part in different kinds of activities that promote physical, mental, emotional, spiritual, and […]

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Why Skip Using a Referral Agency when Looking for Assisted Living Facility

Assisted Living

The approach to guiding elderly citizens into an assisted living facility begins with the understanding of their nature, medical history and the state of their health. A thorough interaction with them in person is the key to knowing what they need and how they should be cared for. With many elder care referral agencies popping […]

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