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MatrixCare acquires SigmaCare

MatrixCare acquires SigmaCare

MatrixCare has acquired SigmaCare, a Manhattan-based electronic health record vendor serving the senior living and long-term and post-acute care markets, the companies announced Tuesday.

More news for Monday, June 19

Senior living community names resident with dementia 'Employee of the Month' ... Senior living sculpture will celebrate generations ... Residents may lose entry fees in assisted living community receivership ... Two years later: Marshall Square property sold, development ahead ... Sixth graders collaborate with senior living residents to design assistive devices

A new affordable housing option?

A new affordable housing option?

Dr. Bill Thomas has a new project for affordable seniors housing: tiny houses that could be used as accessory dwelling units ("granny pods") or clustered into so-called pocket neighborhoods.

Light system, shoe insert win falls prevention contest

Light system, shoe insert win falls prevention contest

An automated light system and a shoe insert won top prizes at a recent event designed to find new ways to prevent falls among older adults.

Coming soon to your community: cyberattacks

Coming soon to your community: cyberattacks

Senior living operators and other health providers are under increased risk for cyberattacks that could threaten residents, several lawmakers suggested at a recent House hearing

More news for Friday, June 9

Telehealth gains acceptance ... But challenges remain ... Judge: Deadbeat state must pay Medicaid providers

Six traits to look for when investing in senior living technology

Six traits to look for when investing in senior living technology

It's a challenge to support the growing healthcare needs of a large population with more chronic illnesses while recognizing and respecting their desires for independence. Technology can help.

App will assess dementia-friendliness of senior living communities

App will assess dementia-friendliness of senior living communities

An app designed to help make senior living communities and other settings more suitable for older adults and those with dementia should be ready for download by Sept. 21, World Alzheimer's Day, according to its developers.

EHR vendor to pay $155 million to settle False Claims Act case

EHR vendor to pay $155 million to settle False Claims Act case

Electronic health records vendor eClinicalWorks and some of its employees will pay a total of $155 million to resolve a False Claims Act lawsuit alleging that they misrepresented the capabilities of the company's software and paid more than $392,000 in kickbacks to customers in exchange for promoting its product, the Justice Department announced Wednesday.

The website features most important to prospective residents

The website features most important to prospective residents

As a retirement community's online presence becomes increasingly important, research reveals the number one piece of information that adults aged 75 to 84 seek on a community's website as well as other features of interest.

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June 21

A flash mob to remember

Indianapolis

Indianapolis International Airport visitors recently were surprised by a flash mob organized by American Senior Communities to raise awareness and funds for the Alzheimer's Association during June, which is Alzheimer's and Brain Awareness Month.