12 Days of Christmas, BNI-style

’tis that time of year …

Fire & Heart: Enterprising Individuals with Compassion

A little something we worked up for a networking presentation:

On the twelfth day of Christmas, my network shared with me…

Twelve Starts of Care
Eleven New Connections
Ten Happy Clients
Nine Flamenco Dances
Eight Marketers-a-Marketing
Seven Assisted Living Placements
Six Friends Referring
Five New Franchisees
Four Rehab Intros
Three Meet the ‘Zors
Two Personal Clones, and 
A membership in BNI

Merry Christmas!

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Well-planned Transition to Emergency Assistance

For those of you wondering. “What if we live in a state far away from Mom and Dad?”

We have a helped a number of families in that situation. Since we have the local knowledge, you can depend on us to help with sorting out the short list of communities that best meet your needs, then scheduling tours for you when you are in town, and helping with the transition through our broad network of service providers in the community (elder law attorneys, real estate agents, senior move managers, etc.).

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Someone asked the other day, “How long does it usually take to help a family find the right community?”  We had just finished discussing a situation where Michele took a call on a Sunday afternoon and had arrangements made for a Monday transfer between communities.  That is a record that will stand for quite some time!  Certainly, this is a unique case and one that is far outside the “usual;” but, it does illustrate the value of working with someone, person to person, who has a detailed knowledge of the market and the connections to make something like that happen.

To get back to the question, placements can be broken down in three broad categories:

  • Emergencybell_curve_3d
  • Normal Discharge
  • Long-term plan in place

We will talk about each of these in future posts, but here is an overview of each:

Emergency placements usually occur if the senior does not have family…

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Thanksgiving Thought

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“When you find yourself in the position to help someone, be happy and feel blessed because God is answering that person’s prayer through you. Remember: Our purpose on earth is not to get lost in the dark but to be a light to others, so that they may find their way through us”.

By Alberto Casing

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