Technology

Technology

Technology

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More news for Tuesday, Oct. 8

Managing care of residents with dementia? There’s an app for that … 4 children searched for — and found — missing resident with dementia … Justice Department, AARP, Oak Ridge Boys launch elder fraud awareness campaign
man using computer

Quality winner: Ganzhorn Suites earns Gold in McKnight’s Tech Awards

The Ganzhorn Suites, a highly specialized memory care assisted living community in Powell, OH, aims to set new standards for Alzheimer’s and dementia care. Its proprietary real-time locating system, which is designed to promote both safety and independence, has earned the community a Gold award in the Quality category of the Senior Living track of the 2019 McKnight’s Excellence in Technology Awards.
Travis Harper

Preventing falls and raising awareness

September is nationally recognized as Falls Prevention Awareness Month. During this time, a special focus is placed on raising awareness about ways that seniors — and those who care for them — can prevent falls, the most common accident experienced by older adults. But of course the information highlighted during this time is valuable all year.

ASHA: 6 areas where senior living must improve

The senior living industry must focus on innovation and “much-needed change” if it is to attract more residents and cultivate new revenue streams, according to a new issue brief from the American Seniors Housing Association.
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More news for Thursday, Sept. 5

Seniors with hearing aids less likely to confront dementia, depression and falls … Long-term care insurance groups want federal premium reform, campaign to raise product awareness … Tablet use improves mood for older adults with dementia, caregivers, study finds