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Barbarians at the firewall

Barbarians at the firewall

Not to sound like an alarmist, but the chances of a cyberattack have never been greater.

Fidget spinners show promise in addressing dementia symptoms

Fidget spinners show promise in addressing dementia symptoms

An Ohio senior living community is finding that fidget spinners and cubes seem to produce a calming effect in those with Alzheimer's disease and dementia.

Also in the news for Monday, Aug. 14

These new gadgets could be game-changers for senior living ... She's 98. He's 94. They met at the gym and just got married ... How tech can ease the trials of getting old ... Gym-going seniors are benefiting from more than exercise

eBriggs digital forms now have assisted living option

Briggs Healthcare now will offer eBriggs digital forms for assisted living software systems.

Outdated security

Outdated security

Technology is changing many aspects of senior living security. New products and services are making it easier than ever to keep residents safe.

Brand Integrity releases new mobile app

Brand Integrity has launched a new mobile app that will supplement its current platform, which is meant to help companies with tasks related to reducing turnover and improving bottom-line costs.

Partnership creates integrated pharmacy solution

Medication Management Partners will integrate its assisted living pharmacy with PointClickCare's senior care software platform through a new partnership.

Residents, staff reap rewards from retirement community's smartphone app

Residents, staff reap rewards from retirement community's smartphone app

Leaders at a New York retirement community say their new smartphone app is bringing convenience to residents and enabling staff members to spend more time with them.

Elmcroft introduces new medication management system

Elmcroft Senior Living has introduced a proprietary medication management system into more than half of its senior living communities, with plans to use it in all of its communities in the future. Belmont Village Senior Living uses the same system.

More news for Monday, July 24

Baby boomers and their elders make up outsize share of consumer spending ... The octogenarians who love Amazon's Alexa ... Venture capitalists want tech for people over 50

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Aug. 16

'Pet therapy on steroids'

Chesterfield, MI

It was "pet therapy on steroids" when a special visitor recently roamed the halls of The Village of East Harbor, according to Administrator Carolyn Martin.