Technology Developments

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.

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.

CCRC launches interactive map, virtual tour

CCRC launches interactive map, virtual tour

In an effort to provide convenience and respond to the increasing technologic capabilities of residents, prospective residents and their families, a Florida continuing care retirement / life plan community has launched a new interactive map and virtual tours on its website.

GreatCall acquires Healthsense

GreatCall acquires Healthsense

GreatCall has acquired Healthsense, a provider of passive remote monitoring services for the senior care continuum.

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You've Got Leads, ALIS by Medtelligent announce platform integration

You've Got Leads and ALIS by Medtelligent announced a strategic integration between their senior living platforms on Tuesday.

It's all about the data

It's all about the data

What's changing every facet of senior living? In a word: data.

PointClickCare named Best in KLAS

Cloud-based software platform PointClickCare has been named the Best in KLAS winner for long-term care for 2015/2016 by KLAS Research.

Five Star implementing EHRs across communities

Five Star recently fully implemented an electronic health record system in an Arizona continuing care retirement / life plan community on the way to implementing the technology in all of its CCRCs, assisted living and memory care communities.

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April 27

Rookie of the year

Commack, NY

Gurwin Jewish resident Rudal "Rudy" Ahlen, 101, has been cheering for the New York Mets since they began, but she's never been to a game. That may change soon, however.

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