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Overcoming cellular reception problems in senior living communities

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.

Tips to help you manage COVID-19 vaccine communication online

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…
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Top 2021 senior living challenges: Clinical risk management upgrades, systemic understaffing issues

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…
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The meaning of smart aging for older adults and care providers

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…

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