If you are experiencing dropped calls on your cellphone or can’t get a cell signal inside certain areas of your senior living community, it probably is not your cellular service provider’s fault. Other factors typically cause indoor cellular coverage issues. But the good news is that these challenges can be easily and cost-effectively overcome with the right technology solution.
In these tough times, caregivers and patients living with central nervous system conditions are adapting in novel ways. So can we.
A COVID vaccination program is one way to protect everyone’s interests, but careful footwork is required.
A growing number of software solutions are built specifically for long-term care and can help communities in a few different ways, all of which can positively affect census rates.
It’s time for suppliers to take a look at what we’re doing to ease the transition between pre-pandemic and the new normal we are now facing. Let’s take inventory of our roles and responsibilities to help this industry that has served us for so many years.
Want to respond faster to maintenance requests at your senior living community? There’s a lot you can do to optimize your workflow, but the real trick is in beating them to the punch in the first place.
When data are promptly and accurately entered to maintain data integrity, the data then must be analyzed to provide operators with the vital intelligence they need to make critical decisions to stabilize and grow the success of the business.
Even as lockdowns are lifted and some senior living communities resume modified family visits and social programming, the pandemic isn’t over. Many older adults still will feel more comfortable limiting their interactions. That’s where technology can help.
It seems as if no matter the issue nowadays, tech is part of the answer. Although it might keep us annoyingly glued to our phones and have its downsides, it can be a powerful force for good as well.
Data from Sensight Surveys show that many senior living communities across the United States and Canada are perceived to have done an excellent job keeping residents safe during the pandemic.
After a year of hardship, senior living communities have reason to hope for better days ahead: the distribution of a COVID-19 vaccine. As widely reported, long-term care providers are among the first to receive vaccines that started being distributed through CVS Health and Walgreens on Dec. 21. The announcement of vaccine approval, however, is coming…
Senior living still is an attractive space, one that can only get better as we show that we came out of the pandemic stronger than we were going into it.
The COVID-19 vaccine started to roll out across the United States in mid-December with assisted living and nursing home staff members and residents, as well as other healthcare workers, first in line for inoculations. For the long-term care industry, however, the recovery will be a hard-fought effort. The industry was under substantial pressure even before…
The fight against social isolation among older adults is not new for senior living community leaders and employees. These residents, however, now are at even more risk of experiencing social isolation and loneliness, which can have negative health outcomes ranging from dementia to stroke to even coronary heart disease.
You can take steps that will equip you to deal with a lot of the short-term pressure — and also put your organization in a much better position from a risk perspective over the long term.
I believe senior living communities can keep residents healthier longer when they limit clinical risk for residents by establishing a continence care program.
Senior living communities have been affected dramatically during the global pandemic, changing how we learn about and perceive them. Fortunately, digital tools allow these brands to maintain a positive consumer experience as we all adjust to life during the pandemic.
Video calls have gained traction during the pandemic. When our communities start to open, visitation rules begin to relax, and families and friends can get together again, will we keep in place these video chat calls that have been embraced? We must. Here are three reasons why.
Aging adults have several options to choose from when they need support in their everyday lives, among them home healthcare, assisted living and continuing care retirement communities. For many, one question looms large: where can I age safely without sacrificing my independence? The good news is that technology design now can help those who care…
The immediate necessity of telehealth due to the pandemic will diminish soon, we hope, but continued investment and use will be critical to enabling older adults to have healthcare come to them rather than them being shipped out for their healthcare, often against their, and their families’, wishes.