IgeaCare Installs Pocket Paging System In Arizona Assisted Living Community

IgeaCare Solutions, a Canadian based technology provider, announced that it has installed its solution at Cypress Court in Mesa, Arizona. The facility will use pocket paging, an apoloDS reporting system, IgeaTrak call recording and door monitoring tools allowing caregivers to be aware of resident needs at all times.  Administrators at Cypress Court identified a need […]

Lifespace Communities Selects StaffKnex Software for Nurse Scheduling and Employee Communications

StaffKnex, developers of web-based nurse scheduling and employee communication software, recently announced it was selected by Lifespace Communities, a not-for-profit offering independent senior living communities, to use its software at all Lifespace Communities . StaffKnex offers labor cost management solutions specifically designed for the long term care industry through its intuitive scheduling and communications software. […]

Review Of Senior Technology Products & Silvers Summit @ CES 2010….

Complete gadget overload…between the lights of Las Vegas and the toys at the Consumer Electronics Show(CES) this weekend was sensory overload, even for a technophile like myself.  Sexy products and gadgets? Yes.  Practical?  Some yes, some no.  The primary focus of CES is to generate interest in products for a younger generation with large amounts […]

Golden Living Kick-Starts Post-Acute Health IT With Microsoft HealthVault and Amalga UIS Connection

Golden Living and Microsoft Corp. announced recently that the companies will collaborate to give caregivers single-point access to the diverse healthcare information necessary for providing ongoing care after patients leave the hospital and to give patients and their families better tools for managing patients’ health.  Golden Living is the first post-acute care organization to adopt […]

Dakim BrainFitness Announces New Touchscreen System for Stroke/TBI Rehabilitation

Last month, Dakim, Inc., announced a new touchscreen-based alternative for stroke and traumatic brain injury (TBI) rehabilitation that provides a rigorous workout in an entertaining interactive format.  The system was originally developed to help maintain brain health and combat dementia symptoms in the elderly and is used in more than 300 senior living communities to […]

Google Search Ranks As Top Web Destination For 65+ Population

Even though the 65 and older crowd make up less than 10 percent of current web users, their numbers are growing quickly.  Over the last five years the number of seniors actively using the Internet has increased by more than 55 percent, from 11.3 million active users in November 2004 to 17.5 million in November […]

Wireless MedCARE Raises Capital For LTC Technology Product

Wireless MedCARE, LLC recently announced that the company has raised $535,000 in equity and debt offerings since October 2008 to develop the VivaTRAK™ Activity Monitoring system for use in long-term care facilities. Wireless MedCARE (WMC) was created in 2006 to address common quality of care and efficiency problems in skilled nursing sector of healthcare delivery. […]