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3 social media hacks to help your senior living center create an online community

3 social media hacks to help your senior living center create an online community

As competition in the senior living industry intensifies, a strong social media presence may provide a competitive advantage. Here are three ways to create an online community around your brand.

'Smart' senior living system implemented at five Spring Arbor communities

'Smart' senior living system implemented at five Spring Arbor communities

A technology platform newly implemented after a pilot project enables staff members to monitor care, hospitality and operational efficiency, but some of its main benefits relate to resident socialization and health, according to HHHunt's Spring Arbor.

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51% of tweets about dementia contain stigma: study

51% of tweets about dementia contain stigma: study

Fifty-one percent of tweets by private users of Twitter accounts contain comments that are stigmatizing when they mention dementia or the people who have it, according to a recently published study.

The value of in-room audio

The value of in-room audio

By installing an advanced emergency call system with in-room audio, senior living community owners can help residents maintain a sense of dignity while ensuring their safety.

Virtual approaches could aid staffing, health: report

Seniors housing and care organizations may be able to address some of their staffing challenges, while helping residents improve their health, through virtual healthcare technology, suggests a new report from Accenture.

Stanley emergency call platform now has mobile app

Stanley emergency call platform now has mobile app

A mobile application for the Arial Emergency Call platform now is available, Stanley Healthcare has announced.

New app tracks Parkinson's symptoms

New app tracks Parkinson's symptoms

A new smartphone app could help improve treatment for people with Parkinson's disease because it enables individuals and their physicians to track the development of systems between medical appointments, according to its inventors.

Shaping up

Shaping up

Transformative technology is changing the look and feel of senior living in the United States. The real beneficiaries are residents.

Calendar app could help with mild dementia issues

Calendar app could help with mild dementia issues

Smartphone apps such as Google Calendar may be able to help some people who have mild dementia, suggests a case study recently published in the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease.

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New Jersey newlyweds

Pompton Plains, NJ

Edie Dombal and Rich Cirelli both volunteer at Cedar Crest retirement community's TV studio, and now they have something else in common: each other.

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