Category: Technology

Most Read: New Year, New Opportunities—Top Senior Housing Trends for 2015

In case you missed it, here are the top headlines that grabbed the attention of Senior Housing News readers this week: The Top 10 Senior Housing Trends for 2015—A new year brings new opportunities. Check out the top senior housing industry trends in 2015, from Read More »

How Senior Living Providers Are Making The iPad Digital Leap

How to Launch an iPad Program at Your Community

Residents moving into senior living today are different from the residents who moved in five years ago — and the technology they’re engaged with is evolving at lightning speed. Rolling out an iPad program to meet the needs of both staff and residents is key Read More »

‘Assisted Living’ Trumps All Other Senior Housing Search Terms

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The most common search term for senior living is not, in fact, senior living — or senior housing — but assisted living, a new analysis of search terms used by consumers searching for industry-related housing and care types reveals. Assisted living is a much more common Read More »

Google Bids to Become Next Big EHR Solution

Google (Nasdaq: GOOG), which has been dipping its toes into the aging health care space of late, is now part of a group bidding for the Department of Defense’s (DoD) $11 billion electronic health record (EHR) contract. The tech giant was recently named as a Read More »

Sign up Now: How to Launch an iPad Program in Senior Living

How to Launch an iPad Program at Your Community

More than half the number of older Americans are now online and surfing the web, and they’re using some of the latest technologies to do so. Communities must offer connectivity in order to remain competitive. Join Senior Housing News for a free webinar Wednesday, January 21, Read More »

3 Trends CCRCs Need to Look for in 2015

Continuing care retirement communities (CCRCs) will have to pay attention to three major trends if they want to compete with for-profit providers in 2015, according to a recent LeadingAge QuickCast. The three major trends impacting aging services, not only for CCRCs but the broader senior Read More »

Study: Remote Monitoring at Home Brings Lower Costs and Better Outcomes

The central objective of remote monitoring technologies has always been to help seniors and the chronically ill live safely and independently in their own homes, and at lower costs than hospitals. To that end, a new study quantifies the range of savings that can be Read More »

Free Webinar: How to Launch an iPad Program at Your Senior Living Community

How to Launch an iPad Program at Your Community

More than half the number of older Americans are now online and surfing the web, and they’re using some of the latest technologies to do so. Communities must offer connectivity in order to remain competitive. Join Senior Housing News for a free webinar Wednesday, January 21, Read More »

Influx of Silicon Valley Execs Cashing In on Senior Care Tech

Driven by the aging challenges faced by their parents, a number of tech executives have left positions at prominent Silicon Valley companies, like Google, to create a flurry of new startups and apps dedicated to elder care. And the trend doesn’t appear to be slowing Read More »

New Year, New Senior Housing News

Dear Senior Housing News subscribers, Here at SHN, we would like to thank you for your support during the past year and wish you, your families and businesses a happy holiday season and new year. The entire team at Senior Housing News is proud to Read More »