How Hit Video Game Fortnite Informs Thrive’s New Tech Push

An initiative to roll out voice-enabled smart technology in all of Thrive Senior Living’s communities is taking some inspiration from one of the biggest recent phenomenons in video gaming: Fortnite. Specifically, much as Fortnite’s developers continually adapt the game based on player input, Thrive’s technology is enabling the senior living provider to better customize its […]

New Report: The Senior Living Smart Home Revolution

The world is smart. Smart watches. Smart phones. Smart homes. Smart consumers. As the smart tech revolution grows, senior living operators are increasingly incorporating this technology on a device-by-device basis to improve specific aspects of the care and living experience. These items include fall detection systems, thermostats, lights and even calendars. What’s coming next is […]

Lessons From SingFit’s Rollout to 260 Sunrise Communities

For many senior living tech firms, the holy grail is landing a big national operator as a customer and rolling out across the portfolio. But this is usually easier said than done for even the most innovative companies, as it requires a lot of patience and skill and a dash of luck. And yet, there […]

Sunrise Senior Living Emerges from ‘Tech Desert,’ Cogir Invests in AI

Forward thinking senior living operators recognize the potential for tech to improve customer satisfaction, move-ins, employee retention and have a positive impact on value propositions. Two companies, Sunrise Senior Living and Cogir Real Estate, shared their experiences bringing tech into their operations platforms, with positive results, and outlined upcoming plans during a panel discussion on […]

$750 Million MatrixCare Acquisition Brings ResMed into Senior Housing

ResMed (NYSE: RMD) is acquiring MatrixCare, the Minneapolis-based health care software platform that specializes in senior housing and care, in a $750 million deal. The transaction, announced Monday, allows San Diego-based ResMed to expand its out-of-hospital Software as a Service (SaaS) portfolio beyond home health and hospice and into skilled nursing and senior care, while […]

K4Connect Raises $12 Million to Continue Aggressive Growth

K4Connect, a Raleigh, North Carolina-based tech firm serving over 13,000 senior living residents across the country on its K4Community platform, announced it raised $12 million in Series B funding. The funding will allow K4Connect to continue an aggressive growth pattern, CEO and co-founder Scott Moody told Senior Housing News. “We are not interested in steady growth,” […]

NIC Announces New Actual Rates Certification Program

The National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care (NIC) fall conference in Chicago is underway and the senior housing investment advocacy group released news Wednesday in announcing a new software partner certification for seniors housing actual rates  — the monthly rates residents pay when living in a senior housing community, as compared to the property’s […]