Has your community used technology to improve care or operations in the past year? If yes, the 2019 McKnight’s Excellence in Technology Awards program is here to give your organization the opportunity to obtain the recognition it deserves. And a free webinar this week will help you learn about technology while earning a continuing education credit.
Workforce, technology and behavioral health will be the three tracks of the third annual McKnight’s Senior Living Online Expo, set for Thursday, June 20. Attendees can earn up to three continuing education credits by participating in all of the webinars at the free event.
Some simple, easy-to-use and next-generation technology solutions are or will be available soon to help you span the continuum of care with ease.
Nominations are rolling in for the 2019 McKnight’s Excellence in Technology Awards program. Don’t be left out!
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Although the trial will be conducted in a home care setting, one of the people involved told McKnight’s Senior Living that the technology potentially “could add significant value in senior living communities.”
Similarities and differences exist by age group in adults’ social media preferences, according to recently released research by the Pew Research Group.
Virtual reality can identify early Alzheimer’s disease more accurately than cognitive tests currently considered to be the “gold standard,” suggests a new study published in the journal Brain.
Committee members also heard about how technology, such as virtual reality in assisted living, can help maintain health and quality of life for older adults.
Unlike with other types of technology, older adults still “rely heavily” on physicians and other healthcare professionals for information about health and wellness-related technologies, according to a new survey.
PARTNER CONTENT: Enriching the experience of both senior living residents and housing staff is no easy task. The answer, reflect PointClickCare’s Dave Wessinger and Travis Palmquist, is empowering employees with tools that make them more productive and efficient – allowing them to spend more time with residents.
With help from senior living residents and caregivers, researchers are redesigning a robotic pet to offer expanded capabilities. They hope to have a product ready for market next year.
The competition features two tracks — one for senior living, and one for skilled nursing — with six categories each.
PARTNER CONTENT: For senior housing operators, the number one challenge is often recruiting staff. At Argentum in April, Doug Johnson, CEO of Jobalign, explained how the right technology can attract, engage and connect with today’s jobseeker to accelerate the hiring process.
PARTNER CONTENT: Can AI augment caregivers at senior living communities? Taking time off from the show floor at Argentum, Gerald “Jerry” Wilmink, Ph.D., shares how CarePredict’s wearable device is facilitating personalized, proactive caregiving in senior living, resulting in fewer hospitalizations and faster staff response rates.
The list was derived from interviews and hands-on workshops at adult day centers for those living with dementia.
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.