Fears of loneliness and isolation may be preventing some older adults from using online technology, according to newly published research in the journal Communications of the ACM.
The United States needs a new paradigm for caring for older generations, including a new approach to senior living.
Benchmark Senior Living will harness data, artificial intelligence and predictive analytics in an effort to tackle the senior living industry's biggest challenge, worker recruiting and retention, the company announced Thursday.
Perhaps not surprisingly, adults aged 70 or more years are more likely to have older technology, such as desktop computers and regular phones, than those aged 50 to 69, according to a survey recently conducted by the AARP. The results contain a few surprises, however.
Tech tools increasingly are becoming visible in the senior living space — yet in many ways, the field finds itself playing catch up.
Social isolation has been shown to increase the risk for a variety of poor health outcomes in people of all ages. The good news is that tech can help. Here are best practices gleaned from senior living operators.
A proactive, always-evolving sales enablement process will go a long way in differentiating your community and services while helping you achieve your core business and care goals.
When it comes to senior living, technology arguably is the most disruptive force in play. And within the technology sphere, no tool is making a bigger impact than analytics.
Gadgets that help prevent injuries were more prevalent than ever at CES 2018.
Document storage systems are becoming imperative in senior care, particularly as the industry changes in terms of legislation, privatization and direct care measures.
Bloomington, MN-based MatrixCare has ranked highest on the Best in KLAS list of long-term care software companies for the second consecutive year.
Silicon Valley start-up company Voyage announced Wednesday that it has launched the second test of its self-driving taxi service at a 55+ retirement community.
As senior health tech adapts to increase direct benefits to older adults, caregivers can jumpstart the process in three ways.
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Episcopal Senior Communities has chosen to use the Vocera Communications System its six continuing care retirement communities, which are located in the San Francisco area, the technology company announced Monday.
A new partnership between K4Connect and TheWorxHub by Dude Solutions aims to help senior living communities streamline the management of resident maintenance requests to improve operational efficiencies and resident satisfaction, K4Connect said Thursday.
Here are eight top tech trends for senior living operators to be on the lookout for in 2018.
Settlements with Life Care Centers of America and eClinicalWorks marked two of the largest healthcare fraud-related recoveries by the federal government in the fiscal year ending Sept. 30, the Justice Department recently announced.
An examination of analytics reveals which business challenges were top topics of interest for McKnight's Senior Living website visitors, newsletter readers and social media followers and friends in 2017. Here's a chance to revisit our most popular columns of the year or to read them for the first time.
Many senior living organizations are in the midst of making unprecedented investments in information technology. Many of the improvements would replace paper records and improve billings in an effort to boost the bottom line.
Smart practices and high-tech solutions help minimize the risks.
Virtually every aspect of senior living is now being affected by tech innovation — and it appears things are just getting started.
Several years ago, Samaritan Village began evaluating new technology to further improve its care for residents while providing additional peace of mind.
Kisco Senior Living will deploy K4Connect's flagship product, K4Community, in 16 of its communities across 13 cities in California, Florida, North Carolina and Virginia, the company announced Monday.
A personal experience with a relative with dementia inspired high school student Logan Wells and his family to develop an app to help improve communication and the coordination of care among professional and family caregivers.
For the millions of older adults in our country, it's an exciting time to embrace the tech solutions that are creating affordable and necessary resources that haven't been previously available.
Chattanooga, TN-based Vikus Corp. has been acquired by HealthcareSource, a Woburn, MA-based provider of talent management solutions for the healthcare industry, the companies announced Tuesday.
Independent living and assisted living communities are serving as testing grounds as researchers try to develop robots that humans can trust and respond to as companions and caregivers. Researchers hope the efforts meet resident needs and help operators address labor challenges.
Cameras are one way to keep residents, patients and staff safe from theft, violence or, in the case of memory care units, the dangerous wandering of residents off facility grounds. Here are a few features you'll want to know about.
Although companies seemingly introduce new tools and technology every day, some of the most promising ideas are springing from the minds of enterprising young college students. Our residents recently discovered this firsthand.