Snapfon Releases New Mobile For Senior Market

Snapfon™, a division of VisiKey® LLC, recently announced the release of its new mobile/cellular telephone aimed at the senior citizen marketplace.  Dubbed the “Snapfon™ ez ONE”, the device has large text and large keys with an easy to read display this phone simply makes all aspects of calling easier, and is still a small, attractive, […]

Microsoft Virtual Senior Center Project Connects Homebound Seniors In New York City

Microsoft Corp., the city of New York and Selfhelp Community Services Inc. recently unveiled their Virtual Senior Center, a public-private partnership and demonstration project that is showing how cities can use technology to revitalize senior centers and enhance the lives of homebound seniors. The Virtual Senior Center uses computer, video and Internet technology to create […]

MainStreet MD Launches Tracking Application For Seniors On Cloud Computing Platform

MainStreet Monitoring Devices, Inc. and SensorLogic™ recently announced the release of two new products, CareTracker and CareAlert.  The MainStreet’s CareTracker provides the ability for caregivers to monitor an individual’s location by accessing the CareTracker website online from a computer or smart phone — part of the flexibility, manageability, and extensibility of applications interfacing with SensorLogic’s […]

RemeberItNow Launches Medication Reminder & Health Records Service

RememberItNow! LLC recently announced the launch its eHealth service that assists with medication reminders and maintaining personal health records.  RememberItNow! sends SMS text messages or email reminders for medications and events to the user’s cell phone and those messages can be customized with special instructions, adjusted for time zones, and can be turned on or […]

Study Aims To Detect Onset of Dementia with Embedded Sensors

Carnegie Mellon University researchers in the Quality of Life Technology Center (QoLTC) recently announced a study that will embed wireless sensors in the residences of about 50 older adults who live alone to see if they can detect subtle changes in everyday activities that indicate the onset of dementia or physical infirmities. The project hopes […]

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Are you a Kindle (Amazon E-book Reader) fan?   If you don’t have one and love to read books, we highly recommend purchasing one for yourself or adding it to your Christmas wish list.  Better yet, you can access Senior Housing News on your kindle for the whopping price of $1.99 per month.  Guess what?  We’re […]

You’ve Got You’ve Got Leads Online Senior Housing CRM Announces New Inventory and Occupancy Module

A Place for Mom recently announced the addition of an inventory and occupancy module to the company’s online lead management system You’ve Got Leads.  You’ve Got Leads is an online CRM for the senior housing industry that helps companies better manage relationships with prospective residents. The new module will enable the YGL user to track […]

GE Healthcare Appoints Direct Supply as National Distributor for GE QuietCare

GE Healthcare recently announced that it has entered into a distribution agreement for its Home Health technology, GE QuietCare(R), with Direct Supply Inc., a provider of eldercare equipment, eCommerce and service solutions to senior living facilities. Direct Supply will distribute and co-market GE QuietCare across the United States. Direct Supply has extensive and long-standing relationships […]