How do you measure up?

How do you measure up?

Time to up your game Elders are becoming choosy — or we’re finally listening is perhaps a better description.  They – and more importantly their kids (baby boomers) know what they want!  What care communities are they choosing? What do communities and their staff offer that the community down the road or in the next […]

On the road again…..

On the road again…..

Here we are…. on the road again!  Traveling (actually by plane) to San Antonio, TX for the American Health Care Association conference and expo. (we’ll be in booth 541) We love to get out and about to meet people, and share the wonderful info and updates on our specialty spa and bathing systems. MasterCare has […]

Change is good — really

Change is good — really

Resistance is: “any force that stops or slows motion.” Change is: “Make or become a different substance entirely; transform” 3 Levels of Resistance I don’t GET it I don’t LIKE it I don’t like YOU Gee, thanks… That’s probably one of the biggest reasons change is SO hard — it’s the resistance of yourself or […]

No more labels!

No more labels!

I’m a part of a group that is a spinoff of our LTC state advocacy agency.  We call ourselves members of the “Leadership Academy“.  Like other similar groups we participate in nursing home / assisted living home conferences, culture change workshops, elder care community site visits and read a lot about leading change within our own […]

Attaining the Summit

Attaining the Summit

The Smell Test The days of institutional looking and, let’s face it – smelling “old folks homes” are all but gone.  (Personally, I really hope they are all gone!) Did you visit one of those as a kid? Either by coercion or my own accord; I’d stop in for an afternoon to visit an elderly (and […]