Category: Technology

NIC Preps for New Era of Senior Housing Data

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As the senior housing industry continues to grow in sophistication, the technology that tracks it must also evolve to bring more transparency to the market. For more than two decades, the National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care (NIC) has been the go-to source Read More »

10 Cities Where Tech Threatens Assisted Living Move-Ins

With the emergence of new technology services, seniors are living more independent lives in their own homes, and senior living providers should take notice. At least, that’s according to a new ranking from real estate company Redfin, which found tech-enabled services could be reducing the need Read More »

Editor’s Take: Telehealth is Dead, and I Couldn’t Be Happier

Does no one care about telehealth? That question has been on my mind for a while now, and it all goes back to one of my favorite daily activities: checking our Senior Housing News and Home Health Care News website stats, to see which articles are Read More »

4 Ways Artificial Intelligence is Changing Senior Living

The senior living industry in general has been criticized for its lack of tech savvy and ability to implement solutions that are widely available in other sectors. But some tech providers are implementing new solutions that aim to remove that stigma completely.  One of those Read More »

Philips is Spearheading Senior Care’s Newest Tech Hub

Multinational tech giant Philips is at the center of a new research hub that aims to develop services and solutions focused senior care technology. And the company has enlisted a slew of collaborators, including in senior living, to further this initiative. Announced during the White Read More »

Care.com, Peapod and the Future of Aging Technology

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From giants like Google and Apple to Uber and other burgeoning startups, tech companies are lining up to cash in on a swelling senior population that’s increasingly living longer and requesting more services to help them age in place. However, seniors’ tech demand often seems much Read More »

Uber, Senior Living Team Up to ‘Drive’ Resident Mobility

A relatively new transportation innovation, San Francisco-based Uber first drove into the senior care space in October when it launched its uberASSIST offering. This brought the company’s signature service — which allows people to call for rides and pay automatically via smartphone — to seniors. Now, the Read More »

Here Are the Top 10 Venture Firms Betting Big on Senior Health

Source: StartUp Health Insights 2015 Midyear Report

Corporate and strategic investors continue to sink large sums into technology startups addressing seniors’ health, but there still is massive opportunity for growth in this sector. The rise of these technologies has major implications for senior housing providers, as some startups hold promise for improving Read More »

Big Senior Living Players, Tech Whizzes Unite at MATTER

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On the 12th floor of Chicago’s historic Merchandise Mart, you will find the sleek new digs of MATTER. The surroundings, in which tech entrepreneurs tap on laptops and chat about the progress of their ventures, may seem more Silicon Valley than senior living. But MATTER Read More »

Provider Shares ‘Roadmap’ for Senior Living Tech Overhauls

A prominent senior living provider in New Jersey has succeeded in an ambitious technology upgrade, thanks in large part to a detailed “roadmap” that other operators now can use as a template. That’s because the project at the Francis E. Parker Memorial Home is one Read More »