June 01, 2018 - McKnight's Senior Living

Print Issue: June 01, 2018

2018 Technology Supplement

2018 IT Supplement updated 062518 Inside: Here’s where the data breaches can be found Focus more efforts on telehealth, feds are told Can robots serve as trustworthy companions? Newcomer Orangeworm is targeting providers Want to avoid ransomware attacks? Prepare 2018 technology breakthroughs Using tech to keep residents engaged Using the EHR to unlock the next…

Just getting started

Just getting started

Senior living is a low-tech field no more. From the front door to the front office, technology is making its presence known — and there’s a lot more to come.

Scrub-a-dub-dub

Scrub-a-dub-dub

Bathing can be a pleasing, even therapeutic activity for senior living residents. Private baths have become more prevalent, yet the centralized bathing area continues to serve an essential purpose.

Combo platter

Combo platter

Prospective residents will turn to the competition if a community looks and feels dated, disjointed or otherwise uninviting. But operators need furniture that can withstand heavy use. Is it an impossible combination? Not any more.

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA)

Despite headlines, GAO report does not portend major changes for assisted living, industry leaders say

Some assisted living community operators understandably were concerned in February after the Government Accountability Office released a report about federal oversight of assisted living services offered to Medicaid beneficiaries. Those who look beyond the comments of lawmakers and senior advocates, however, will see that the industry is not the target of the report.

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