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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.

Fighting loneliness among older adults

Fighting loneliness among older adults

There's a way to combat social isolation in senior living that is practical, cost effective, transformative and revolutionary.

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.

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.

How wearable tech can enhance senior living

How wearable tech can enhance senior living

Many people already are familiar with fitness wearables. Another technology senior living facilities could consider for residents is mPERS, or mobile personal emergency response system.

Your best shot at keeping liability premiums down

Your best shot at keeping liability premiums down

The average total liability paid claim in assisted living is $221,496. One type of program in particular can help organizations minimize risk and drive down insurance costs.

8 things your assisted living residents don't want to hear

8 things your assisted living residents don't want to hear

Serving and caring for older adults can be incredibly difficult. Good communication, however, can keep person-centeredness at the forefront.

5 ways the Internet of Things will humanize senior care

5 ways the Internet of Things will humanize senior care

Assisted living communities are searching for innovative ways to provide the highest quality of services and care, attract and retain residents and staff and meet regulatory requirements. The Internet of Things is poised to tackle these challenges and revolutionize the industry.

The top five benefits of LED circadian rhythm lighting

The top five benefits of LED circadian rhythm lighting

If you don't have it now, you likely will have circadian rhythm lighting within the next few years.

How to use content marketing to increase occupancy

How to use content marketing to increase occupancy

Millions of Americans could be moving into senior living communities over the next 20 years. Will your community be able to reach this audience and their loved ones with messages that resonate?

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Mock fire, real prep

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