Category: Technology

Top Predictions for Nonprofit Senior Living

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Nonprofit senior living providers experienced a 2015 marked by an aggressive push for affiliations, and the year ahead will likely follow suit. Technology adoption, repositionings and staff recruitment and retention will play an increasingly important role in the sector, as well, according to predictions from Read More »

Editor’s Picks: The Leadership Series

This week, our readers got the first taste of our newest initiative: The Leadership Series, featuring in-depth interviews with top CEOs and other leaders in the industry. The wide-ranging discussions include their personal leadership philosophies, their ideas about how to cultivate future leaders, and where Read More »

Senior Care Tech Presents $279 Billion Opportunity

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Technology is at the forefront of senior living solutions, from next generation remote health monitoring apps to wearables that can detect and predict falls among seniors.The need for these innovative solutions are expected to boom over the next few years, with the total market opportunity Read More »

NIC Forecasts Sunny Year for Senior Housing—In Most Markets

An improving economy has resulted in a stronger senior housing industry and likely will drive demand in 2016, though as construction continues to ramp up, oversupply concerns in certain markets remain very real. That’s according to the latest data from the National Investment Center for Read More »

White House: ‘Age Wave’ Can Make Country Stronger

The White House is pushing for more public and private sector collaboration to address the coming “age wave” that’s set to hit the senior living industry. That’s one idea recently released in the final report from the sixth Conference on Aging that was hosted by the Read More »

How New Tech Could Help Senior Housing’s Isolation Problem

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Though some tech-savvy seniors can be found on Facebook, joining a modern-day social network may seem out of reach for a large number of older adults—especially those who are unfamiliar with or resistant to technology. Now, some tech innovators and forward-thinking senior housing providers are taking Read More »

Separating the Best from the Rest in Senior Care Tech Startups

Silicon Valley innovators now have their sights set on the country’s aging population, and senior living providers have a quickly growing array of options if they want to pilot new tech products. But technology products developed specifically for senior living companies might be exactly the ones that providers should avoid. Read More »

Senior Housing Investments & Transactions: ESI, Sienna Senior Living

ESI Arranges Sale of Indiana Skilled Nursing and Memory Care Facility  Shady Nook Care Center, a 37,332-square-foot skilled nursing and memory care facility in Dearborn County, Indiana, has sold to an undisclosed local buyer who will continue to operate the facility as currently established. Evans Senior Read More »

Where is the Steve Jobs of Senior Care Tech?

Senior care tech has been booming, but the success of cutting-edge startups doesn’t necessarily mean their devices are being widely used. Relatively few seniors and caregivers are actively engaging with technology, perhaps indicating the need for more innovative tech solutions and better marketing strategies, according Read More »

Q&A: How to Make Home Health and Senior Living Seamless

As an organization that will soon offer senior living, skilled nursing, home health and hospice care across a continuum of care and three communities, Wesley Homes understands the need to be ready for shifting health system dynamics. The Des Moines, Washington-based organization currently has two Read More »