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Connected technologies can improve medication adherence, manage risk

Connected technologies can improve medication adherence, manage risk

Senior living communities can play a big role in helping manage their residents' medication adherence and avoid the costly consequences of nonadherence — from both health and financial perspectives — for themselves and residents.

How to increase move-ins via your website and social media

How to increase move-ins via your website and social media

Las Vegas — With research showing that prospective senior living residents or their families already may have completed 60% of the decision-making process involved in a potential move before even contacting a community, website and social media efforts are crucial to operators' success, Nicole Wagner, internet marketing director at Stevens & Tate Marketing, said Tuesday in an educational session at the American Health Care Association / National Center for Assisted Living's 68th Annual Convention & Expo.

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Self-driving taxi service launches at retirement community

Self-driving taxi service launches at retirement community

A Silicon Valley start-up company launched its first self-driving taxi service on Wednesday at a 55+ retirement community in San Jose, CA.

Helping residents, facilities reap benefits of cost-effective health screenings

Helping residents, facilities reap benefits of cost-effective health screenings

Business intelligence and information technology are making health screenings more convenient for older adults, enabling them as well as their care providers to benefit.

Sensors help slow functional decline in assisted living residents: study

Sensors help slow functional decline in assisted living residents: study

Sensors can help assisted living community staff members address illness and slow functional decline in residents by enabling the early detection of issues, according to the results of a newly published study.

Strong, silent type

Strong, silent type

Bold yet unobtrusive resident security solutions go the distance.

$16 million, 5-year study will test artificial intelligence in senior living

$16 million, 5-year study will test artificial intelligence in senior living

IBM and the University of California San Diego on Thursday announced a $16 million, five-year collaboration that will test how artificial intelligence, or AI, can be used to help detect mild cognitive impairment earlier in retirement community residents and other older adults.

Increase resident satisfaction, safety through food service technology

Increase resident satisfaction, safety through food service technology

By investing in dining management and food service automation technology, senior living communities easily can transition to and manage a personalized dining experience for their residents.

Designing for dementia

Designing for dementia

An app that was under development when we first told you about it in June is now available to help make living environments more friendly for those with dementia.

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Mock fire, real prep

Roanoke, VA

A recent fire and disaster response drill at Friendship helped with staff and responder preparedness.