Agency Staffing in Nursing Homes: A Growing Trend with Challenges and Opportunities

Nursing homes are facing a severe workforce crisis that has been exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic. According to a recent survey by the American Health Care Association (AHCA), 94% of nursing homes report a shortage of staff and 75% report that staffing shortages have worsened since 2020. To cope with this situation, many nursing homes are relying on agency staffing, which refers [...]

2023-10-12T16:26:34-04:00Blog|0 Comments

Healthcare and AI: The Upside of a Divisive Technology

Artificial intelligence (AI) is a fast-growing trend in healthcare that has the potential to improve health outcomes, reduce costs, and enhance patient experience. AI refers to the use of computer systems or software that can perform tasks that normally require human intelligence, such as reasoning, learning, and decision making. AI can be applied to various aspects of healthcare, such as diagnosis, [...]

2023-09-11T10:08:00-04:00Blog|0 Comments

How can your Diet Boost your Immunity …let’s find out!

How can your Diet Boost your Immunity …let’s find out! While no food offers a guaranteed cure or protection from disease, certain foods may give your immune system a boost to work effectively and efficiently against colds, the flu and other infections. Immunity-boosting foods give your body a fighting chance against illness. Incorporating a variety of nutrient-rich foods helps your immune [...]

2021-03-02T11:44:04-05:00Blog|0 Comments

You got to have Heart…. Healthy Tips for a Healthy Heart!

CDC’s National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion When you choose healthy behaviors, you can lower your heart disease risk while also preventing other serious chronic conditions like type 2 diabetes and some kinds of cancer. 6 Strategies to Live a Heart-Healthy Lifestyle Learn Your Health History Know your risks and talk to your family and doctor about your health [...]

2021-02-07T11:12:28-05:00Blog|0 Comments

5 Life-Changing New Year’s Resolutions for 2021

For years, the most popular New Year's Resolutions revolved around five basic themes: Exercise to get in shape (19.7%) Diet to lose weight (18.3%) Save Money (14.8%) Eat Healthier in general (11.9%) Something for Self-Care (5.5%)  As 2020 comes to a close, most of us are already feeling defeated. We just experienced a year that has brought so much loss. What we could all [...]

2021-01-05T14:26:34-05:00Blog|0 Comments

Happy New Year Greetings from LIVIA…We are here for you!

LIVIA Living would like to wish you and your family all the blessings for a Safe, Healthy, Prosperous New Year !  … letting you know we are here for you! At LIVIA, we understand that some individuals may be unable to care for their aging parents directly. If you are considering transitioning your family member to an independent or assisted living [...]

2021-07-09T10:42:38-04:00Blog|0 Comments

New Year’s Day Traditions from Around the World…..Grapes, Potatoes, Onions ?

New Year’s Day Traditions from Around the World…..Grapes, Potatoes, Onions ? Brazil: Heading to the beach “In Brazil, people usually go to the beach since it's the summer there. Immediately after midnight, you're supposed to jump seven waves while making seven wishes,” says Hudson Bohr, a Brazilian photographer based in NYC. The tradition is rooted in paying homage to Yemanja, the [...]

2020-12-27T10:15:40-05:00Blog|0 Comments

Family Fun: Bake a Treat for Santa this Christmas Eve

Bake a Treat for Santa this Christmas Eve This year try baking a special treat for St. Nick! …. easy, gluten free, fun!           Candy Cane Secret Kiss Cupcakes!!!  1 box (15 oz) Betty Crocker™ Gluten Free or Regular yellow cake mix follow mixing directions on box. Set up 2 cupcake tins (each holding 12 cupcakes) with paper cupcake liners Fill [...]

2020-12-22T13:43:32-05:00Blog|0 Comments

Winter Solstice 2020 & The Rare Christmas Star

Winter Solstice 2020  & The Rare Christmas Star It's the Winter Solstice today. Traditionally Winter Solstice marks the beginning of Christmas and New Year celebrations worldwide. Winter Solstice is that day of the year when we see fewest hours of daylight. After Winter Solstice, days start becoming longer and nights shorter for people in the Northern Hemisphere and it's just the reverse in the [...]

2020-12-20T11:43:43-05:00Blog|0 Comments
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