New York Repeals Nursing Home Immunity; Further Protects Seniors from Nursing Home Abuse

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has signed into law a bill that revokes nursing home liability immunity. This repeal comes after more than 15,000 residents and staff of New York State’s nursing homes, assisted living and other long-term care facilities have died of Covid-19. This legislation is a silent recognition of prior missteps taken by New York’s lawmakers. In a knee jerk reaction to the

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Music Therapy for Seniors: Nostalgia as a Stress Reducer

The Older Americans Act of 1992 listed music therapy as “the use of musical or rhythmic interventions specifically selected by a music therapist to accomplish the restoration, maintenance, or improvement of social or emotional functioning, mental processing, or physical health of an older individual.” Ever since we opened our music therapy and meditations series playlist on youtube, we’ve received numerous questions about the true benefits.

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The Best Senior Living Marketing Strategies

Digital marketing in the senior care space has quickly become an absolute necessity for the modern senior care facility.  It really doesn’t matter if you are a well know care facility banking on the name recognition of a brand, an independent care home or a geriatric care manager who helps place individuals in your local city…marketing your services online should be a well defined expense

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Lifestyles changes that can help prevent Dementia

We here at SeniorCareHelper are always on the lookout for great information that can help serve our user community. We recently ran across this great Tedx presentation by Max Lugavere at the Venice Beach TedX event from a few years back. It is still quite pertinent and has some great info about how to make some lifestyle changes that can help avoid Dementia. Enjoy. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f0WCb23KPEw

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7 Steps to Successful Marketing for Senior Care

As we all know, Baby Boomers are changing the landscape of senior living.  They and their families are making choices that involve the need for assisted living, nursing homes or independent living.  So in other words, Boomers are now the driving force in creating incredible marketplace opportunities.  The recent boom of senior care options (facilities & care homes) and geriatric care managers is proof of

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How to use the SeniorCareHelper Directory to market your Senior Care Facility

SeniorCareHelper.com is the only completely transparent online national directory for Senior Care resources.  Our listings are verified annually and include Senior Care facilities (of every type), board & care homes and Geriatric Care Managers. What do we mean by transparent? SeniorCareHelper was built with one purpose: To disrupt the call-center based business plan of other senior care directory sites like aplaceformom.com or care.com.  Directories like

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Top 10 Medical Emergency Alert Devices for Seniors

If you have an elderly parent, you know how difficult it is to successfully monitor their safety especially if they are not living with you.  There is the constant possibility of falls and medical emergencies.  Sure you might be able to call in and check on them on occasion, but emergencies don’t usually happen in convenient moments.  We wanted to help distinguish an almost necessary

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What exactly did Gov. Andrew Cuomo do to undermine nursing homes in New York?

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo What he did… To put it simply, Gov. Andrew Cuomo misrepresented the total number of deaths that were happening in New York area nursing homes during the early months of the pandemic.  He chose to only count the deaths that were happening to nursing home residents as general population.  In other words, if a resident of a nursing home happened

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Waco area Senior Care residents are struggling with strong winter storm

WACO,TX – The recent winter storm that has devastated many parts of Texas has been more than difficult for those that have nowhere to go. Multiple neighborhoods are still without power in Northern Texas and residents of senior care facilities in particular are struggling to keep warm. If anyone has extra blankets, hand warmers, portable space heaters, flashlights, or batteries and are able to safely

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LGBTQ-Friendly Senior Care Facility: Everything You Need to Know

The time eventually comes in most people’s lives where they have to consider moving to a senior care facility. This can be an extremely difficult process, especially for LGBTQ seniors.  Throughout various research conducted, the conclusion is that senior facilities are not that welcoming of people who are LGBTQ. To combat this, many senior care facilities implement discrimination laws, but they have proven to not

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