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  • Mobile technology, coupled with a plethora of “apps,” is creating amazing opportunities for residents to connect with the outside world, notes a story in sister publication McKnight's LongTerm Care News. Getting older residents to embrace newer technology can be a challenge, however.
  • An Illinois senior living community was fined $25,000 after an employee admitted to posting a partially nude photo of a resident on social media. The Illinois Department of Public Health cited Illini Restorative Care in September, according to the agency's fourth-quarter report. The facility self-reported the incident to the department after another employee saw the photo online.
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Senior 'stay-cation'

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Residents and friends of Juniper Village at Brookline's Wellspring Memory Care in State College, PA, recently took a virtual trip to the beach.

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