An Amazon Alexa-enabled device helped foil an attempted theft from a resident’s room at a Florida assisted living community, according to police.
A newly launched program backed by an investment and incubation company created by Melinda Gates has been launched to help startup technology companies focused on caregiving solutions to address the unmet needs of those providing or receiving elder care.
Like never before, senior living and care organizations are facing a time of great uncertainty. These trends will have significant bearing within the senior living space.
Here’s a look at some of the news that occupied many minds in senior living over the past year.
With the growing older adult population and continued interest in technology, we’ll see several technology trends arise in 2020.
Many senior living operators see caregiving robots as a betterment tool for care and staffing. But will their integration fuel relationship concerns and moral hazards?
If your goal is conversion, then website design must be a priority.
Interoperability enables computer systems or software to exchange and make use of information, allowing senior living owners and operators to leverage their systems more effectively, improving both efficiency and safety.
Some senior living residents and other users of Amazon’s Alexa virtual assistant are now able to review prescriptions and set medication reminders by using their pharmacy prescription information, as well as request prescription refills by voice command, using a new feature announced last week.
Hackers recently targeted at least two vendors that provide data to the senior living sector.
From the perspective of a family caregiver of someone living with dementia, here are some senior living technologies that communities can use to improve their operations.
Touchtown has released a new activity management feature of its Community Apps product designed to streamline event registration, the organization announced Wednesday,
Things have changes, and senior living communities can’t continue to do things the way they have always done them.
The Department of Health and Human Services is opening an inquiry into a partnership between Ascension and Google to “seek to learn more information about this mass collection of individuals’ medical records to ensure that HIPAA protections were fully implemented,” the Wall Street Journal reported Tuesday.
Safety monitoring technologies and electronic documentation technologies are among the most widely adopted technologies at the largest not-for-profit multi-site senior living and care organizations surveyed for the 2019 LeadingAge Ziegler 200.
A retirement community resident recently became part of history as one of the first people in the United States to receive a medical prescription by drone under a program approved by the Federal Aviation Administration.
Consumer use of telehealth remains low, but for those who have used it, satisfaction with the experience ranks among the highest of any consumer category studied by J.D. Power, the insights and data company said Monday in releasing the results of its first-ever U.S. Telehealth Satisfaction Study.
How communities are balancing residents’ security and privacy needs.
The complete list of winners in the Senior Living track of the 2019 McKnight’s Technology Awards.
Devotion to technological innovation helped The Moments, a 32-suite memory care community care in Lakeville, MN, win the top prize in the category of Innovator of the Year in the Senior Living track of the 2019 McKnight’s Excellence in Technology Awards.