Entries by theralacademy

Understanding the Difference Between ADL & IADL in Assisted Living?

Activities of Daily Living (ADL) and Instrumental Activities of Daily Living (IADL) are helpful classifications for caregivers and physicians to evaluate the independence and autonomy of seniors. We all want to live independently. This remains true in assisted living communities. Understanding seniors and their abilities can help caregivers provide the right environment for them to thrive.

The Cost of Caring for Others

Opening an assisted living home and/or being a caregiver for seniors is not always easy and it comes with many challenges. Whether you have been in this business for a long time or are brand-new, the cost of caring for others is real and it comes in many forms. Knowing how to recognize and address these issues is key to help prepare you for success.

Is This a Market Disruptor or a Market Extender?

The Senior Housing Forum wrote an article titled “Is This a Market Disruptor? Or a Market Extender?” by Susan Saldibar. The article featured Gene Guarino’s RAL Academy training program. This follow-up summarizes a complete review of Saldibar’s article. The entire assisted living market is tuned into what the RAL Academy is doing. This proven investment model offers something unique and beneficial for anyone getting into the assisted living industry.

RALAcademy Students Hitting Home Runs

“Positioning is everything.” Don was looking for an investment opportunity and began preparing before he was even sure what it would be. He attended the 3-Day Fast Track course at the RAL Academy, got inspired and learned the strategy for entering the residential assisted living market.