Additional Technology Articles

Before the fall

Before the fall

Smart practices and high-tech solutions help minimize the risks.

Tech: Only just begun

Tech: Only just begun

Virtually every aspect of senior living is now being affected by tech innovation — and it appears things are just getting started.

Location technology: Helping a senior living community improve resident care and staff efficiency

Location technology: Helping a senior living community improve resident care and staff efficiency

Several years ago, Samaritan Village began evaluating new technology to further improve its care for residents while providing additional peace of mind.

Kisco expands use of K4Connect technology platform to 16 communities

Kisco expands use of K4Connect technology platform to 16 communities

Kisco Senior Living will deploy K4Connect's flagship product, K4Community, in 16 of its communities across 13 cities in California, Florida, North Carolina and Virginia, the company announced Monday.

App aims to improve communication, care coordination

App aims to improve communication, care coordination

A personal experience with a relative with dementia inspired high school student Logan Wells and his family to develop an app to help improve communication and the coordination of care among professional and family caregivers.

Leveraging advances in tech is key to enhancing senior living

Leveraging advances in tech is key to enhancing senior living

For the millions of older adults in our country, it's an exciting time to embrace the tech solutions that are creating affordable and necessary resources that haven't been previously available.

Vikus acquired by HealthcareSource

Chattanooga, TN-based Vikus Corp. has been acquired by HealthcareSource, a Woburn, MA-based provider of talent management solutions for the healthcare industry, the companies announced Tuesday.

Universities study robots to help senior living residents

Universities study robots to help senior living residents

Independent living and assisted living communities are serving as testing grounds as researchers try to develop robots that humans can trust and respond to as companions and caregivers. Researchers hope the efforts meet resident needs and help operators address labor challenges.

IP video cameras in assisted living communities

IP video cameras in assisted living communities

Cameras are one way to keep residents, patients and staff safe from theft, violence or, in the case of memory care units, the dangerous wandering of residents off facility grounds. Here are a few features you'll want to know about.

Residents serve as ultimate focus group for next-generation technology

Residents serve as ultimate focus group for next-generation technology

Although companies seemingly introduce new tools and technology every day, some of the most promising ideas are springing from the minds of enterprising young college students. Our residents recently discovered this firsthand.

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Dec. 6

Students of life

Milwaukee

Ovation Chai Point is providing room and board, as well as an open studio, to a University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee art student as part of a university program that benefits everyone involved.