Additional Technology Articles

VoiceFriend is now Amazon Alexa-enabled

Senior living communities and skilled nursing facilities that use the VoiceFriend automated notification technology now can communicate information and notices to residents, family members and staff via voice-activated Amazon Alexa devices.

McKnight's Technology Awards now accepting entries

McKnight's Technology Awards now accepting entries

This year's competition has been expanded to include two tracks with a combined total of 20 categories. The deadline to enter is July 20.

Exercise may worsen cognitive impairment in those with dementia, study finds

Exercise may worsen cognitive impairment in those with dementia, study finds

Moderate to high-intensity exercise does not slow and in fact may hasten cognitive decline in older adults who have dementia, according to the results of a study published Wednesday in The BMJ. The findings contradict the results of some earlier studies.

K4Connect, HHHunt partnership brings smart tech to two more Spring Arbor communities

K4Connect has broadened its partnership with HHHunt's senior living division, which owns and manages Spring Arbor assisted living communities throughout the Mid-Atlantic, to bring K4Community to two additional Spring Arbor communities in Maryland.

Senior living staff, residents vital to technology development

Senior living staff, residents vital to technology development

Senior living community staff members and residents can be crucial to the development and refinement of technology meant to benefit them. Who better to listen to than those who will use something every day?

SmartLinx rebrands with new logo, redesigned website

Edison, NJ-based workforce management technology company SmartLinx recently completed a rebranding project that includes a new logo and the relaunch of its website.

MatrixCare partners with Attendance on Demand to provide time and labor management solutions

MatrixCare's TimeTracker, a cloud-based solution from Attendance on Demand, is designed to manage labor costs and regulatory requirements for senior living communities and other customers.

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.

HealthcareSource offers two new technologies to help address HR issues

Boston-based software provider HealthcareSource recently debuted two new features, built-in SMS text messaging and an automatic OIG check feature, as part of its Senior Living Talent Suite.

CarePredict to showcase AI-powered technology platform at Argentum

CarePredict to showcase AI-powered technology platform at Argentum

CarePredict will showcase its artificial intelligence-powered elder care technology platform in booth 203 at the Argentum Senior Living Conference & Expo in San Diego.

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May 16

$3 million milestone

Parkville, FL 

Oak Crest recently passed the $3 million mark in the amount of scholarship funds the community has awarded to employees over the past 22 years.