After a Stroke: Recovering, Relearning, and Regaining Independence

Each year, more than 700,000 people in the U.S. suffer a stroke, and about one-third of that number lose their lives. Strokes are the fifth-leading cause of death in the nation and the third-leading cause of disability. Also known as “brain attacks,” strokes occur when the blood to the brain becomes blocked. Brain cells begin to die, and abilities controlled …

Senior Dining: Turning the Tables

Historically, meal service in the senior living industry has fallen short. Fresh, great-tasting, made-from-scratch cuisine – coupled with a five-star resident dining experience – has been the exception, not the rule. But today paints a different picture. An industry transformation is in the works, with a focus on offering maximum nutrition, mealtime flexibility, and a memorable social experience. Changing the …

Skilled Nursing Patients Benefit from Proactive Engagement Strategies

With the shift to value-based care and improved cost efficiencies, there has been a decrease in the utilization of skilled nursing services. Stonegate Senior Living is embracing this change in care delivery and offering programs aimed at differentiating itself from local competition. For the last three years, Stonegate has partnered with Dallas-based Care Navigation Services to develop and operationalize proactive …

Funding Care for Seniors Who Are Unable to Care for Themselves

By Eddie Parades Senior Vice President, Governmental Relations StoneGate Senior Living  On March 24, the proposed American Health Care Act collapsed in Washington, D.C. and we at StoneGate Senior Living and other long-term care providers consider that a win! The Medicaid component of the legislation was extremely detrimental and concerning as one of the largest proposed change to Medicaid in …