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Stanley now offers Accushield sign-in system through portfolio

Stanley now offers Accushield sign-in system through portfolio

Stanley Healthcare will offer the Accushield touchscreen visitor sign-in system, designed for senior living communities, as part of its portfolio of solutions, the company announced Tuesday.

Netsmart introduces EHR platform for senior living

Netsmart has introduced a new cloud-based electronic health record platform, called myUnity, that is designed to help integrate senior living communities and at-home care providers into the overall healthcare system to improve health outcomes and increase their value as referral partners.

Pharmacists can play key roles in improving health outcomes for at-risk seniors

Pharmacists can play key roles in improving health outcomes for at-risk seniors

Pharmacists have three evolving roles as a result of the drive toward value-based care.

Eversound expands into all Highgate Senior Living communities

Issaquah, WA-based Highgate Senior Living has partnered with Boston-based Eversound to offer the company's audio technology system in its nine independent living, assisted living and memory care communities.

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'Misuse' and 'physical' data breaches are most common in senior living, report says

'Misuse' and 'physical' data breaches are most common in senior living, report says

The most common types of data breaches in nursing and residential care facilities are related to misuse or paper copies of records, according to a new report. The good news is that there are steps the industry can take to lessen the chances of a breach occurring, a cyber security expert tells McKnight's Senior Living.

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Tech company announces 5-state rollout, Apple tie-in, Lyft partnership

Tech company announces 5-state rollout, Apple tie-in, Lyft partnership

Belgium-based start-up Cubigo formally has expanded into the United States, bringing its cloud-based platform to the U.S. senior living industry, becoming a new Apple mobility partner and forming a partnership with Lyft, Cubigo announced Thursday.

Virtual reality is more than entertainment for senior living residents

Virtual reality is more than entertainment for senior living residents

Virtual reality may hold the promise of delivering therapeutic benefits that possibly could reduce symptoms of diseases experienced by older adults, such as Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and macular degeneration, as well as increase residents' sense of well-being and happiness.

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April 18

Spreading thanks

Houston and North Greenbush, NY 

Residents of Brazos Towers at Bayou Manor, a senior living community in Houston, recently held a virtual "gratitude party" for residents of Eastwyck Village of North Greenbush, NY, to thank them for their assistance after Hurricane Harvey.