The information families want to know about retirement homes

Neha AminPlanning for RetirementNovember 15, 2016
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Approximately 68% of Pearl's Choice users are looking to move into a retirement home within 1-3 months or the near future. Retirement homes: keep reading to find out what information seniors and their families are looking for at decision time.

3 most-appreciated characteristics of retirement home staff

Neha AminPlanning for RetirementNovember 15, 2016
While many seniors are looking to experience fulfillment through the amenities and features a home offers, it is in fact the staff that far exceed their expectations. According to Pearl's Choice analytics, over 95% of the reviews received particularly comment on the staff. Keep reading to find out what seniors appreciate most about retirement home staff.

The value of online reviews for retirement homes

Neha AminPlanning for RetirementNovember 15, 2016
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Nearly 9 in 10 users have read online reviews or tried to find one to determine the quality of your residence. While a five-star rating reflects overall quality, reviews provide a channel for residents to tell you exactly what their experience is like - they can leave feedback, report concerns, and make specific feature requests. Today, more and more people...

Hotline Social: Pearl's Choice raises funds and spirits for the Distress Centre

Neha AminSenior Lifestyle October 19, 2016
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Over 100 people attended the 1st ever Hotline Social event on October 13, 2016 in support of the Distress Centres, particularly the Caller Reassurance Program, a support service forseniors living in isolation. The event, which took place at the Artscape Sandbox, was a night to remember!

Tips for helping your parent move to a new place

Bojana NedicPlanning for RetirementSeptember 20, 2016
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When it comes time for mom and/or dad to move into a retirement community, you'll probably be called on for help. Here are some tips to make moving as smooth as possible.