The statistic was part of the “2018 Internet Crime Report” released Monday by the FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center.
An increasing percentage of Americans aged 65 or more years have been spending time sitting at computers, despite public health messages that such inactivity increases the risk of diabetes, heart disease, certain cancers and other illnesses, according to the results of a study released Tuesday.
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.
Researchers say they are encouraged by preliminary results of a study demonstrating that virtual reality can help people with Parkinson’s disease improve their balance.
CarePredict uses a community’s existing Wi-Fi to collect data, trigger alerts and enable communication between residents and caregivers.
The new mobile app is designed to help senior living operators track and manage the delivery and documentation of care services, medication and billing.
The product is designed to help operators use data to understand resident care quality, compliance issues, profitability and other business success measures.
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.
Sentrics has acquired Silversphere, the company announced Thursday.
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.
Last week in a blog post, Bill Gates shared some exciting ways that Alzheimer’s disease might be diagnosed in the future.
Boston-based VoiceFriend has released a wellness check module for its voice-activated notification and communications solution for senior living communities.
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.
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.
Chicago-based Sentrics (formerly SeniorMetrics) is expanding its suite of services to senior living communities by acquiring Akron, OH-based SeniorTV.
Eldersburg, MD-based Integrace is testing technology meant to help independent living residents assess and reduce their risks of falling.
Preliminary results of studies on the effectiveness of 3-D presentations at senior living communities in the United States and Canada are promising.
Elmcroft Senior Living is helping researchers determine whether a robot-guided video game can help slow dementia progression by encouraging older adults to exercise and socialize. The technology also may provide an answer to caregiver shortages.
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.
Virtual reality could be an effective form of rehabilitation for long-term dizziness caused by vision changes, which can affect balance and mobility, according to the results of a new study.