February 01, 2017 - McKnight's Senior Living

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Transition game

Transition game

For many residents, getting into and out of bathtubs can be fraught with danger. Fortunately, advancements in product design and workplace solutions make the transition less problematic.

A blended approach

A blended approach

As demand escalates for memory support services in the senior living sector, operators are finding that effective engagement combines high touch and high tech.

Defying convention

Defying convention

Conventional wisdom holds that tech innovations are slow to take hold in senior living. Conventional wisdom is wrong.

How do I increase move-ins?

Referrals from existing residents are a leading source of leads and move-ins. That’s because seniors trust and listen to their peers. Here’s one way to do it.

Beyond growing pains

Beyond growing pains

Brookdale had big plans: To become the first senior living operator with a national brand. But a troubled purchase and other headaches keep getting in the way.

A prototype HomeMate robot was used in the experiment.

Senior living robot choice will depend on goal, study finds

Bookmark this article for the future, when you’re looking for a robot to assist staff and residents. Newly published research indicates that the type of robot senior living communities should select will depend on whether the technology will be assisting with everyday tasks or providing companionship.

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