Category: Technology

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 »

Free Webinar: Using Content Marketing to Drive Profits—Sign Up Today

There’s no denying that consumer expectations have evolved. And in today’s world, where consumers are accessing information in a number of ways, marketing relevant and genuine content to communicate your brand’s message across a variety of mediums is crucial to driving the bottom line. Join Read More »

Senior Living Sees Huge Potential in Resident Brain Data

The American Senior Housing Association (ASHA) has announced a new partnership that aims to use neuroscience to determine whether senior living communities are benefiting their residents.  As part of the initiative, La Jolla, California-based NeuroVigil will monitor the aging brain and collect massive amounts of data from Read More »

Senior Housing Summit Coming to Dallas—Get Your Ticket Today

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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 »

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 »