Category: Technology

Senior Living Operators Tread Lightly on Tech’s Digital Divide

Senior living is rife with new technologies for residents and operators alike. But with an abundance of solutions and opportunities for providers to traverse the digital divide, it’s easy to get swallowed in the abyss. Whether it’s a wearable device, remote monitoring or some form Read More »

Google Data Sheds New Light on Senior Living Search Trends

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The adult children of seniors are often the main decision-makers when it comes to a move into senior living, but new data about how they search for senior housing can tell providers a lot about how to market to both these Baby Boomers and their Read More »

Most Read: The Largest Providers in Senior Living

In case you missed them…. here are the top headlines grabbing Senior Housing News readers’ attention this week.   Alliance Residential Launches $1 Billion Senior Living Pipeline—With an established footprint in multifamily development, Alliance is making a major foray into senior housing with a billion-dollar Read More »

Why Senior Living Can’t Ignore Home Health Care Tech

As senior housing providers seek ways to capitalize on Americans’ preferences to age in place, technology will become increasingly important in doing so — and could lead to significant cost savings for providers. In fact, more than two in three seniors prefer to use self-care Read More »

Tech Makes Senior Living a Preferred Player in ACOs

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Technology will not only be a differentiator for the senior living operators who adopt it, but it will also be the catalyst in forging partnerships within Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs). Such was the sentiment among a panel of senior living executives during last Thursday’s Senior Read More »

Outdated Workforce Systems Are Holding Senior Living Back

Senior living providers are encountering serious obstacles in hiring the large number of workers they need, but many also see ways they could improve their systems and processes to achieve better results. More than 600 senior living professionals responded to a recent survey conducted by Read More »

Apple Targets Aging’s Chronic Diseases in New Tech Launch

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No stranger to health-related apps and fitness tracking technology, Apple, Inc. (NASDAQ: APPL) this week announced its newest endeavor in the health care arena. And it’s using the iPhone to gather health metrics and create diagnostics on many ailments of aging such as heart disease Read More »

Why Senior Living is a Prime Target for Hackers

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Just two months into the year and 2015 has already been labeled “The Year of the Healthcare Hack” by cybersecurity experts and national media. But while a massive data breach has yet to target senior living, the industry—like its broader health care peers—is far from Read More »

Senior Housing Summit Draws Near — Tickets Available for Dallas Event

Senior Housing News is proud to announce that we’re taking our annual Summit on the road this year with our first-ever Dallas-based event focused exclusively on senior living operators. Get Your Ticket Now — Space is Limited Please join us March 12 at the Tower Read More »

Emerging Senior Care Tech Holds Huge Promise, Poses Big Risks

Internet-connected devices such as wearable health monitors can greatly enhance senior living communities, but the devices also pose potentially grave privacy and security risks that must be addressed by care providers and other stakeholders, suggests a recently released Federal Trade Commission report. The FTC lays Read More »