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  • 12 Features That Can Make Your Care Home Sell Faster in 2024

    Adapted from MoneyTalks - Maryalene LaPonsie • April 12, 2024 Homebuyers want these ...

  • Current Market for Residential Assisted Living Facilities

    The market for Residential Care Facilities for the Elderly (RCFEs) and Adult Residential Facilities ...

  • Warning Signs of Pancreatic Cancer and Advances in Treatment

    AARP HEALTH - By Cheryl Platzman Weinstock  - -Published February 04, 2022/Updated November ...

  • The Power of Pre-Approval

    If you’re buying a care home this spring (RCFE, ARF or ALF), today’s housing market can feel like ...

  • New epigenetic ‘clocks’ seek to better identify causes of aging

    JOHN ROSZKOWSKI- FEBRUARY 16, 2024- MCKNIGHT’S DAILY NEWS Massachusetts researchers have developed ...

  • COMMON SENSATIONS PEOPLE FACE AT THE END OF LIFE

    Story by Jennifer Anandanayagam – Health Digest – January 17, 2024  Dying is never ...

  • IS THE SKY FALLING?

    In the assisted living community, there's constant discussion about whether a recession is coming, is ...

  • Special Edition Market Report: The Time Is Now!

    Special Edition Market Report:  The Time is Now!  Despite mortgage rates eclipsing 7%, there ...

  • Loneliness, frailty linked to health problems in older adults..

    Loneliness and frailty can be common among older people — and they can have a negative impact on their ...

  • CDC Shortens Recommended COVID Isolation Period

    CLINICAL DAILY NEWS - MARCH 1, 2024 New guidance issued Friday by the U.S. Centers for Disease ...

  • Building a Harmonious Caregiver “Family”: Nurturing Unity and Resolving Conflicts

    In a care home, the well-being and happiness of residents depend not only on the quality of care but ...

  • Do Men’s and Women’s Brains Really Differ?

    by Laura Daly - Updated September 28, 2022 – AARP Staying Sharp Gender does account for ...

  • LOWER RATES, MORE LISTINGS: WHAT LIES AHEAD FOR HOUSING THIS YEAR

    Every year, market forecasts are put together to help agents get a perspective for what’s ahead. They’re ...

  • The Limber Laughter Chronicles: Helping Mobility-Impaired Residents Embrace Health and Happiness!

    Greetings, administrators, caregivers and enthusiasts of laughter! Today, we embark on a whimsical journey ...

  • Caregiver Assessment Questionnaire

    We've often spoken with administrators about questions they use when interviewing potential caregivers ...

  • Why Are Older Adults More Susceptible to Pneumonia?

    By Marlo Sollitto– AgingCare – January 31, 2024 According to the American Thoracic Society, ...

  • THE ONE “OLD FASHIONED” HOBBY THAT MAY HELP WARD OFF DEMENTIA

    Writing letters could help stave off dementia, a study has found. DAILY TELEGRAPH UK – JANUARY ...

  • Urban light pollution could be speeding up age-related macular degeneration in seniors, study warns.

    BY AARON DORMAN– MCKNIGHT’S TECH NEWS - JANUARY 23, 2024 Many senior living and care providers ...

  • THE PSYCHOLOGY OF PAINT COLORS IN RESIDENTIAL ASSISTED LIVING FACILITIES

    Choosing the right paint colors for senior and adult care facilities is not only a matter of aesthetics, ...

  • Recognizing signs of a stroke

    Strokes are serious medical emergencies that occur when the blood supply to the brain is disrupted, ...

  • Exercise is essential for maintaining physical and mental well-being, regardless of age or mobility.

    Exercise is essential for maintaining physical and mental well-being, regardless of age or mobility. ...

  • Fostering Family Involvement: Enhancing Visitation in Care Facilities

    Visitation plays a vital role in the well-being and happiness of residents in care facilities. However, ...

  • 8 LIFESTYLE CHANGES THAT COULD PREVENT OR DELAY ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE

    BY GEMMA WILCOCK | WOMAN&HOME MAGAZINE UK | DECEMBER 27, 2023 While forgetting where you’ve put ...

  • Unlocking the ROÍ Potential: Strategies for Maximizing Returns in Assisted Living Facility Investment

    1. Thorough Market Research: Before purchasing a residential assisted living facility, conduct comprehensive ...

  • Exploring the Pros and Cons of Gender-Specific Care Homes

    When operating a care home, one consideration that arises is whether to have all male or all female ...

  • Understanding the Restrictions on Serving Homegrown Produce in California Assisted Living Facilities

    As a Assisted Living Facility administrator or owner in California, you may have encountered restrictions ...

  • The Caregiver Conundrum: Nurturing Heroes in a World of Coffee, Chow Mein, and Bullseyes!

    Welcome, dear readers, to a world where superheroes wear scrubs and compassion is their superpower. ...

  • The Limber Laughter Chronicles: Helping Mobility-Impaired Residents Embrace Health and Happiness!

    Greetings, administrators, caregivers and enthusiasts of laughter! Today, we embark on a whimsical journey ...

  • The Lack of Privacy in Residential Care Facilities: A Concern for Residents

    Privacy is a fundamental aspect of our lives, allowing us to maintain our dignity and personal space. ...

  • Psst: Here’s what you need to do to ensure you have a chance at super aging.

    By Sari Harrar, AARP - Published November 10, 2023 Lucky genes don’t fully explain super ...

  • Finding Love in an RCFE or ARF: Embracing Sweetness and Innocence

    Today, we want to talk about something truly heartwarming and uplifting – finding love in the most ...

  • Buying vs Leasing

    To Buy or To Lease: A Guide for RCFE and ARF Owners Should I buy or lease an RCFE or ARF?  What ...

  • Happy Halloween!

    Halloween will be here soon, so try your best to have no fear and enjoy the night! Best wishes ...

  • Do you own an assisted living facility? Find out how much it’s worth today!

    Whether you run a RCFE, ARF or ALF, you might be curious about the value of your property in the current ...

  • PERFECT SLEEPING TEMPERATURE FOR SENIORS

    MATHER INSTITUTE – OCTOBER 2023 A new study has found the perfect sleeping temperature for older adults. ...

  • Combatting Senior Loneliness: The Remarkable Cognitive Engagement through Chat GPT

    Social isolation and loneliness are pressing issues among older adults, particularly among those with ...

  • Dementia risk varies based on race, ethnicity — and so should prevention efforts, study says.

    MCKNIGHT’S LONG TERM CARE DAILY NEWS KRISTEN FISCHER OCTOBER 12, 2023 Some people in minority ethnic ...

  • It’s a Bird! It’s a Plane! Oh Wait—It’s a SuperAger

    MATHER INSTITUTE – OCTOBER 2023 As we age, cognitive abilities, including memory, typically decline. ...

  • Q: I own a 6-bed RCFE in Riverside County.  Don’t plan on buying or selling at the current time. How can RCFE Resource help me now? 

     The RCFE Resource team prides itself on providing useful advice and actionable steps to help care ...

  • Deaths caused by falls are on the rise among US seniors, long-term study finds.

    McKNIGHT’S DAILY NEWS - By ALICIA LASEKMAY 10, 2023 Deaths caused by falls have risen among senior ...

  • Activities for Assisted Living Care Homes

    A Care Facility should offer a variety of activities to its residents to promote socialization, engagement, ...

  • Q: What is the ideal level of staffing for a 6-bed RCFE?

    he appropriate staffing level for a 6-bed Residential Care Facility for the Elderly (RCFE) can vary ...

  • Home Inspection

    A general home inspection is an essential part of a buyer's due diligence when purchasing or leasing ...

  • Getting residents

    As an owner of a Residential Care Facility for the Elderly (RCFE), it can be challenging to attract ...

  • CDC: Everyone over 6 months should get new COVID-19 vaccine

    KRISTEN FISCHER SEPTEMBER 13, 2023 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Tuesday recommended that ...

  • Container Gardening Delights: Easy and Beautiful Options for Your RCFE and ARF Backyards!

    Dear RCFE and ARF owners, We are absolutely thrilled to share some delightful container gardening options ...

  • Unleashing the Inner Child: Ideal Toys, Games, and Activities for Memory-Impaired Seniors

    As we age, our memories may start to fade, but that doesn't mean we can't have fun and engage in stimulating ...

  • The Power of Niche RCFEs: Advantages, Considerations, and Ethical Implications

    Residential Care Facilities for the Elderly (RCFEs) play a vital role in providing specialized care ...

  • S Corp 101: What You Need to Know for Your Residential Care BusinessS Corp 101: What You Need to

    If you are planning to purchase a residential care business in California, you might be wondering what ...

  • What are 10 things seniors do that young people don’t?

    That's an interesting question. Here are some possible things seniors do that young people don't: Leaving ...

  • Will there be a Real Estate Crash?

    The California real estate market has been a topic of concern for many investors and business owners, ...

  • Termite Damage

    It's difficult to say how many Residential Care Facilities for the Elderly (RCFEs) and Adult Residential ...

  • The Smart Approach to RCFE Licensing: Use a Consultant!

    When it comes to finding a good application consultant to help with the licensing application for a ...

  • RCFE Marketing 101: How to Get More Leads and Clients Without Spending a Dime on Referrals RCFE Marketing 101: How to Get More Leads

    As an owner of a Residential Care Facility for the Elderly (RCFE), it can be challenging to attract ...

  • How to Maximize the Value of Your RCFE or ARF in a Hot Real Estate MarketHow to Maximize the Value of Your

    When it comes to marketing a Residential Care Facility for the Elderly (RCFE) or an Adult Residential ...

  • RCFE Residents at Risk: What Happens When They Can’t Pay for Their Care?RCFE Residents at Risk: What Happens

    When a private pay resident in a Residential Care Facility for the Elderly (RCFE) runs out of money ...

  • Don’t Miss the Chance to Sell Your RCFE or ARF at a High Price!Don’t Miss the Chance to Sell

    For owners of Residential Care Facilities for the Elderly (RCFEs) and Adult Residential Facilities (ARFs), ...

  • Is the California Real Estate Bubble About to Burst? What You Need to Know Is the California Real Estate Bubble

    The California real estate market has been a topic of concern for many investors and business owners, ...

  • 10 THINGS TO CONSIDER WHEN DECIDING ON A PET POLICY

    When deciding on a pet policy for a Residential Care Facility for the Elderly (RCFE) or Adult Residential ...

  • RCFE in California: A Smart Investment or a Risky Venture?

    Residential Care Facilities for the Elderly (RCFEs) are becoming increasingly popular in California ...

  • What Does A Recession Mean For Mortgage Rates?

    The increase in mortgage rates over the past year has been an unwelcome surprise for many would-be RCFE ...

  • Why Today’s Housing Market Is Not About to Crash

    There’s been some concern lately that the housing market is headed for a crash. This is true for the ...

  • Positive outlook on aging can help older adults recover memory: study

    MCKNIGHTS CLINICAL DAILY BY KIMBERLY BONVISSUTO APRIL 19, 2023 Older adults with cognitive impairment ...

  • Clinicians view telehealth as ‘dangerous’ option for seniors

    From McKnight’s Long-term Care News Jan/Feb 2023 By Amy Novotney Despite the growing telehealth use, ...

  • A Buying Opportunity

    Prospective care home buyers are perplexed at today’scompetition to purchase, which will only amplify ...

  • Is It a Ministroke? Know the Warning Signs of a TIA

    The short-lived symptoms can lead to serious complications and shouldn't be ignored By Rachel Nania, ...

  • Why Today’s Housing Market Isn’t Headed for a Crash 

    Excerpted from Keeping Current Matters February 28, 2023 67% of Americans say a housing market ...

  • Rates Pave Path for Housing 

    It is all about rates in the housing market, from the number of care homeowners willing to sell ...

  • Anosognosia: When Dementia Patients Can’t Recognize Their Impairment

    By Ashley Huntsberry-Lett  | Updated August 2, 2022 | Published in AgingCare Are dementia ...

  • Will COVID Vaccines Be Given Every Year, Like Flu Shots? 

    The FDA is considering a new booster schedule, but vaccine experts say more information is needed. By Rachel ...

  • These 17 Medications May Cause Double Vision or Harm Your Eyes

    GOOD RX JANUARY 12 2023 NEWSLETTER Written by Nishika Reddy, MD | Reviewed by Patricia Pinto-Garcia, ...

  • 7 Habits to Reduce Your Risk of Stroke

    Genetics working against you? Certain lifestyle changes may still make a stroke less likely; research ...

  • Do Statins Cause Dementia? Experts Review

    Excerpted from article by GOOD RX Written by Jennifer Arnouville, DO, FAAFP | Reviewed by Katie ...

  • 3 Reasons Dementia Cases Could Triple by 2050

    An aging population plus trends in obesity and chronic disease drive predictions of spike by Michele ...

  • Warning Signs of Glaucoma

    Only an eye exam can pick up most early signs by Kim Painter, AARP, October 20, 2022 The facts ...

  • 4 Surprising Benefits of the Flu Shot

    The vaccine can protect you from influenza, and it may have some other perks as well by Beth Howard, AARP, ...

  • Pre-Approval Is a Critical First Step on Your Care Home Buying Journey

    If you’re planning to buy an RCFE or ARF this year, one of the first steps on your journey is ...

  • Should You Still Buy a Care Home with the Latest News About Inflation?

    While the Federal Reserve is working hard to bring down inflation, the latest data ...

  • Celebrate Your Caregivers!

    With high turnover and an overall caregiver crisis, it’s more important now than ever to increase ...

  • The Real Secret to Selling Your RCFE in Today’s Market

    If recent headlines about the housing market cooling and buyer demand moderating have you worried you’ve ...

  • What’s Actually Happening with Care Home Prices Today?

    One of the biggest questions people are asking right now is: what's happening with care home prices? ...

  • Buyers: You May Face Less Competition as Bidding Wars Ease

    One of the top stories in recent real estate headlines was the intensity and frequency of bidding wars. ...

  • Experts Increase 2022 Home Price Projections

    If you’re wondering if home prices (including care home prices for RCFEs and ARFs) are going ...

  • 3 Tips for Buying a Care Home Today

    If you put off your care home search at any point over the past two years, you may want to consider ...

  • What Does the Rest of the Year Hold for Care Home Prices?

    Whether you’re a potential care home buyer or seller, or both, you probably want to know: will ...

  • Selling Your Care Home? Your Asking Price Matters More Now Than Ever

    There’s no doubt about the fact that the housing market is slowing from the frenzy we saw over ...

  • Things To Avoid After Applying for an RCFE Home Loan

    Once you’ve applied for a mortgage to buy an RCFE, there are some key things to keep in mind. While ...

  • It’s a Good Time To Sell

    In today’s sellers’ market, many care home owners are weighing their options and trying to decide ...

  • Why Selling Your Care Home with a Real Estate Professional Is Essential

    Selling your care home is no simple task. And when you sell on your own – known as a FSBO (or For ...

  • Are You READY For The Summer RCFE Market?

    As the health crisis started making its way throughout our country earlier this spring, RCFE sellers ...

  • Will RCFE Home Values Appreciate or Depreciate in 2020?

    With the housing market staggered to some degree by the health crisis the country is currently facing, ...

  • Buyer demand reached a bottom a couple of weeks ago, and now it is on the rise.

    After seven weeks of staying at home, everybody is figuring out ways to make life feel a bit more normal ...

  • How to Test-Drive a Neighborhood for Your New RCFE While Sheltering in Place

    Some Highlights Staying at home in quarantine doesn’t mean your search for a new RCFE needs to ...

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