More than 54 million people provide unpaid care to an aging or disabled loved one. For primary caregivers, the physical and emotional toll can lead to caregiver fatigue and caregiver burnout, especially around the holidays. For caregivers, it is important to practice selfcare. For those being cared for, a much-needed break from the daily routine can be […]
8 STEPS TO FINDING THE RIGHT SENIOR LIVING COMMUNITY
You’ve decided that it is the right time for a Senior Living Community. How do you find the “perfect” Community to fit your lifestyle? First things first, you’ll want to start your research to make sure you learn everything you can in order to make an informed decision. Finding a community that will fulfill […]
10 TIPS ON HOW TO CONNECT WITH YOUR LOVED ONE IN LONG-TERM CARE
By Kimberly Glem, Care Center Life Enrichment Director Kimberly graduated from Saint Leo University with a BA in Psychology and holds several professional certificates including Activity Director Certified from the National Certification Council for Activity Professionals (NCCAP), an Assisted Living Facility Administrator Certificate, and is a PAC Certified Independent Engagement Leader. She is a member […]
Highest rating by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. 5-Stars Once Again!
While St. Mark Village has maintained a FIVE-STAR RATING year after year, many Skilled Nursing Facilities in Pinellas County and across the U.S. are experiencing a recent status change. In April 2019, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) “moved the goal posts” making the Five-Star Rating much more difficult to achieve. In fact, 30% […]