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Technology

New toolkit focuses on falls detection and prevention

The LeadingAge Center for Aging Services Technologies on Thursday introduced its first-ever toolkit devoted to safety technology — specifically, technology to detect or prevent falls — for use in senior living and care environments.
Hillcrest, Gold award in Quality category in the Senior Living track

Hillcrest, Mercy Ridge named Gold winners in McKnight’s Technology Awards

A Montessori dementia care program and the use of technology to communicate with residents and staff are the Gold winners in the Quality and Training categories, respectively, of the Senior Living track of the 2018 McKnight’s Excellence in Technology Awards. Hillcrest Health Services and Mercy Ridge Retirement Community are the winners in these categories.
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Chicago Methodist, Bickford earn Gold in McKnight’s Technology Awards

Communities that use a virtual reality staff training program and a unified nurse call and wander management system are the Gold winners of the Innovator of the Year and Safety categories, respectively, in the Senior Living track of the 2018 McKnight’s Excellence in Technology Awards. Chicago Methodist Senior Services and Bickford Senior Living are the respective winners in these categories.
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FutureCare, Christian Village win Gold in McKnight’s Tech Awards

The use of flash cards that remind people of information vital to their recovery, and the use of an accessible piece of exercise equipment, have led to awards in the Keep It Super Simple and High-Tech / High-Touch categories in the 2018 McKnight’s Excellence in Technology Awards. The winners in these categories are FutureCare Cherrywood and Christian Village Communities, respectively.
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Windsor Healthcare, Charlie’s Place capture Gold in McKnight’s Technology Awards

An internally developed app to foster family engagement, and the use of technology designed to improve resident quality of life, were the focus of Gold Award winners in the Marketing and Activities categories, respectively, in the Senior Living track of the 2018 McKnight’s Excellence Technology Awards. Windsor Healthcare and Charlie’s Place Activity and Respite Center are the winners in these categories.
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Sunrise, Spectrum earn Gold in McKnight’s Technology Awards

Programs that ease the move-in process for residents and staff and that create “legacy messages” for residents have captured Gold Awards in the Transitions and Dignity categories, respectively, in the Senior Living track of the 2018 McKnight’s Excellence in Technology Awards. Sunrise Senior Living and Spectrum Retirement Communities are the winners in these categories.

Eldermark launches contact center and live chat services

Eldermark has launched a new contact center with inbound and outbound call capabilities. The center also supports live chat that integrates with the company’s sales customer relationship management and marketing automation solutions.

Some older adults using Facebook less

Facebook may become a less effective way of reaching prospective senior living residents and their family members if current conditions hold, suggest recently released survey results from the Pew Research Center.
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