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Solution helps track applicants, onboard

Applicant Tracker, a new applicant tracking and onboarding solution within SmartLinx Solutions' WorkLinx product suite, is now available, the company announced.

Social media complements face-to-face interactions for residents

Social media complements face-to-face interactions for residents

Recent research has found that Facebook interaction among older adults is doing more than just helping them while away the time.

Virtual reality system for assisted living, memory care wins prize

Virtual reality system for assisted living, memory care wins prize

A startup aimed at using virtual reality systems to benefit assisted living and memory care residents recently won the $25,000 grand prize at a pitch competition at MIT. Two senior living organizations already are involved in testing the technology.

Why I made it my mission to improve the admissions paperwork process

Why I made it my mission to improve the admissions paperwork process

When I moved my mother into a memory care community four years ago, the emotional toll was almost unbearable. As it turns out, I now am in a position to address one of the issues I encountered.

Hearing loss incidence will almost double by 2060, study predicts

Hearing loss incidence will almost double by 2060, study predicts

Hearing loss has been tied to accelerated cognitive decline, poorer physical functioning and higher healthcare costs, and now a new study concludes that the number of Americans who have hearing loss may almost double in the coming decades. Results of a separate new study may support widespread screening for adults, its authors say.

Choosing the right technology to assist aging in place

Choosing the right technology to assist aging in place

Wearable mobile personal safety technology, connected tech such as motion sensors, and smart home technology can help older adults remain independent for as long as possible.

Yes, thieves are coming for your data

Yes, thieves are coming for your data

Think your senior living community is exempt from data theft? Think again.

Streamlining communication for optimal care provision

Streamlining communication for optimal care provision

For an aging population that depends on various healthcare professionals for assistance and guidance, collaboration among care team members is essential.

Agreement puts tablet devices into hands of home care clients in assisted living, elsewhere

Assisted living residents and individuals living in their homes who are clients of a New York home healthcare agency will be receiving Bluetooth-enabled tablet devices that can transmit their vital signs to their clinicians and also enable videoconferencing.

Entrepreneur tests walker as temporary senior living resident

Entrepreneur tests walker as temporary senior living resident

The founder and CEO of a durable medical equipment manufacturer and distributor specializing in mobility aids is spending several days as a resident of a senior living community to test the usefulness of a new stand-assist device.

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Poet's Walk San Antonio had an early St. Patrick's Day celebration on Wednesday.

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