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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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Improving quality of life is goal of senior living tech initiative

Improving quality of life is goal of senior living tech initiative

At a Minnesota senior living community, smartwatches and other communication tools will provide caregivers, residents and their family members with real-time health and wellness information while simultaneously enabling the remote tracking of biometric and behavioral data.

A blended approach

A blended approach

As demand escalates for memory support services in the senior living sector, operators are finding that effective engagement combines high touch and high tech.

Defying convention

Defying convention

Conventional wisdom holds that tech innovations are slow to take hold in senior living. Conventional wisdom is wrong.

PointClickCare puts IPO on hold, closes $85 million round of financing

PointClickCare puts IPO on hold, closes $85 million round of financing

PointClickCare has put plans for an initial public offering on hold, instead closing an $85 million round of financing. The company said it plans to use the funds to accelerate its focus on delivering solutions to its customers and end markets.

MatrixCare wins Best in KLAS award

MatrixCare wins Best in KLAS award

Bloomington, MN-based long-term/post-acute care technology provider MatrixCare has been awarded the 2017 Best in KLAS Award in the long-term care software category, reportedly receiving the highest score ever in the category.

OnShift introduces employee engagement software

OnShift introduces employee engagement software

Human capital management software company OnShift has introduced its new OnShift Engage cloud-based software, designed to help increase staff satisfaction and employee engagement to improve organizational performance.

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Feb. 10

Snow fun

Princeton, NJ

Residents of Brandywine Living at Princeton in New Jersey ranging in age from 88 to 94 had a little outside fun after a snowstorm blasted the Northeast on Feb. 9.

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