MyndVR introduces stand-alone headsets

MyndVR has launched MyndVR 2.0, introducing HTC’s VIVE X’s stand-alone Focus headsets in an effort to provide easy-to-use, all-in-one immersive experiences for senior living residents, activities professionals and caregivers.

Medtelligent introduces ALIS Insights

The product is designed to help operators use data to understand resident care quality, compliance issues, profitability and other business success measures.
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Tech earns its pay

IT is making a big splash when it comes to labor management. From recruiting, to hiringto training to career paths, tech tools are opening up new doors — and there’s more to come.
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OnShift introduces mobile app enhancement

OnShift announced Tuesday another way for employers to offer workers access to earned but unpaid wages as well as a direct deposit option to give earned wages to those without bank accounts.

VoiceFriend adds wellness check module

Boston-based VoiceFriend has released a wellness check module for its voice-activated notification and communications solution for senior living communities.

Amazon announces HIPAA-compliant skills for Alexa, with senior living parent companies in the mix

Alexa, the Amazon virtual assistant increasingly found in senior living communities across the country, now is capable of transmitting and receiving protected health information, Amazon announced Thursday. The company has been working with six organizations — including two parent organizations of senior living and supportive housing providers — as part of an invitation-only program.

Simply Connect launches app for care team

Minneapolis-based Simply Connect has launched an app designed to create efficient and secure ways for care team members to exchange data and coordinate resident care without using a phone or fax machine.

Sentrics acquires SeniorTV

Chicago-based Sentrics (formerly SeniorMetrics) is expanding its suite of services to senior living communities by acquiring Akron, OH-based SeniorTV.

Boomer poll: Senior living tops home for dementia care

Older baby boomers’ top choice of where to live if they were to have dementia is a senior living community, according to the results of a new LeadingAge–NORC poll revealed Monday at the LeadingAge Leadership Summit in Washington, D.C. The finding, according to LeadingAge, was one of several from the research that challenge commonly held views of baby boomer preferences related to aging.
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