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Senior living robot choice will depend on goal, study finds

Senior living robot choice will depend on goal, study finds

Bookmark this article for the future, when you're looking for a robot to assist staff and residents. Newly published research indicates that the type of robot senior living communities should select will depend on whether the technology will be assisting with everyday tasks or providing companionship.

Tablet computers help manage agitation in people with dementia: study

Tablet computers help manage agitation in people with dementia: study

Tablet computers are safe and potentially effective in managing agitation among people with dementia, according to the results of a small pilot study in press by the American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry.

7 tech trends to watch in senior living in 2017

7 tech trends to watch in senior living in 2017

Better and more efficient care, improved resident experiences and enhanced staff engagement are just some of the benefits that technology can offer senior living operators. Here are some of technology-related trends to watch for in 2017.

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CCRC launches interactive map, virtual tour

CCRC launches interactive map, virtual tour

In an effort to provide convenience and respond to the increasing technologic capabilities of residents, prospective residents and their families, a Florida continuing care retirement / life plan community has launched a new interactive map and virtual tours on its website.

5 big issues in senior living in 2016

Looking back on our coverage of the senior living industry and the issues that affected it in 2016, several common themes emerge. Five are detailed in this year-end review.

Your favorite columns of 2016

An examination of analytics reveals which business challenges were top topics of interest for McKnight's Senior Living website visitors, newsletter readers and social media followers and friends in 2016. Here's a chance to revisit our most popular columns of the year or to read them for the first time.

You've Got Leads, ALIS by Medtelligent announce platform integration

You've Got Leads and ALIS by Medtelligent announced a strategic integration between their senior living platforms on Tuesday.

GreatCall acquires Healthsense

GreatCall acquires Healthsense

GreatCall has acquired Healthsense, a provider of passive remote monitoring services for the senior care continuum.

The most common types of technology used in senior living

Electronic health records systems are the most common type of technology used by the not-for-profit senior living communities included in the 2016 LeadingAge Ziegler 150 report. See what other technologies made the list, and how single-site providers differ from multisite ones.

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Merry marriage

Tyrone, PA

It was a first for the Colonial Courtyard at Tyrone — a wedding held on site.

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