‘Reflexive’ Telehealth Adoption Evolves As Senior Living Providers Learn Lessons

Covid-19 opened the telehealth floodgates in senior living and all signs point to the technology being here to stay. Providers found telehealth platforms to be an important tool in their clinical programs. As the industry gradually brings the pandemic to heel, determining how and where to utilize telehealth in a “new normal” will require deliberation […]

Atria’s Tech Strategy Evolves With New CTO, Launch of Subsidiary Glennis Solutions

Atria Senior Living has named a new top technology executive, shortly after launching Glennis Solutions as a subsidiary company providing tech offerings that are purpose-built for senior living. These moves set the stage for how the Louisville, Kentucky-based provider will approach technology in the years to come, CEO John Moore told Senior Housing News. Having […]

‘A Lot of Groups Are Suffering’: Inside Asbury’s Tech Strategy and ThriveWell’s Launch

When the Covid-19 pandemic struck the United States last year, senior living providers across the country began to rely on technology to accomplish everything from connecting residents with loved ones to facilitating virtual tours and telehealth. But not every provider was able to pivot smoothly to more tech-enabled operations, after years of chronic underinvestment in […]

Holiday CEO: After Years of Workforce Improvement, We Now Aim To Elevate Resident Experience

After years of focusing on workforce initiatives and restructuring relationships with capital partners — and while still battling through the Covid-19 pandemic — Holiday Retirement’s leaders now have their sights firmly set on improving the resident experience. “For an industry that talks a lot about our employees and residents, we don’t make a lot of […]

How Senior Living Providers Are Investing in Tech in the Age of Covid-19

Covid-19 has placed a premium on technology, but bringing a community up to the times requires much more than plugging in a router. With the advent of telehealth and remote conferencing, senior living staff and residents are doing more with their devices than ever before. Where internet access was once seen as an amenity, it […]

Amazon Hires Senior Living Veteran Baik for Alexa Smart Properties Team

Amazon (Nasdaq: AMZN) has hired Ginna Baik as senior business development manager for senior living. With the hire, Amazon brings on board someone with deep experience in senior living to help drive the Alexa Smart Properties business, focused on deploying Alexa-enabled voice technology at scale. “I have been focused on senior living and technology for […]

Amazon’s Latest Moves Toward Senior Care Disruption

Three news items recently focused my attention on perhaps the biggest potential disruptor of senior living in the coming years: Amazon (Nasdaq: AMZN).  Here’s what the Seattle-based company has been up to lately: With regard to occupancy, top operational executives see two emerging trends that give them hope for the future: the growing rate of […]