Footprints – Training & eTracking Solutions Blog

Daily Things of Daylight: What Are They?

Posted by Jess Sexton on Thu, Sep 19, 2019

For people with developmental disabilities and for those who are elderly, daily tasks aren’t as easy (or possible at all) to accomplish. To assist these individuals, it’s important to understand what assisting really is and how you can help individuals live an as-independent-as-possible lifestyle.

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Tags: DDA, DDS, caring for the elderly, assisted living

Better Sleep for Seniors: A Guide

Posted by Lydia Chan on Tue, Sep 17, 2019

As we get older, it can be difficult to get good rest due to physical ailments, mental health issues, or lifestyle changes. Many seniors are early to bed and early to rise, but they don’t always feel particularly rested in the morning, and instead feel sluggish and irritable. Getting a good night’s sleep is important at any age, but for seniors it’s absolutely necessary for continued health.

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Tags: caring for the elderly, assisted living, professional development

How to Remove & Better Prevent Bed Bug Infestations

Posted by Jess Sexton on Thu, Jul 18, 2019

Bed bugs can infest any home. There is no sure-fire way to stop them from getting inside, but there are some precautions you can take to reduce the risk. But keep in mind that since bed bugs hide so well and reproduce so quickly, it can be challenging to eliminate them with only one initial treatment.

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Tags: caring for the elderly, assisted living, employee training

It's Bed Bug Season!

Posted by Jess Sexton on Tue, Jul 16, 2019

Bed bug activity peaks when people do more travelling. If you’re going on vacation soon, make sure you don’t bring these parasites back as a souvenir!

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Tags: caring for the elderly, assisted living, employee training