[White Paper] Smart Home Strategies for Senior Care

Smart home technology is making inroads into homes across the world to make life more convenient — whether that means turning on a light via voice command or allowing a user to turn an appliance on or off remotely by smartphone. But in senior living, these elements do more than provide convenience; they can provide […]

Amazon Announces HIPAA-Compliant Alexa Skills, Opening Possibilities for Senior Living

The HIPAA era for Amazon’s Alexa has arrived, opening new possibilities for how senior living providers and residents might utilize the voice technology. Amazon (Nasdaq: AMZN) launched Alexa’s secure medical skill kit Thursday. Through the new kit, select entities are allowed to build Alexa skills that securely send and receive protected patient health information. So […]

Announcing Preliminary Speakers For BUILD

Innovators, disruptors and industry players are redefining senior living development — planting their stakes to carve out the next phase and reshape the future. Senior Housing News presents BUILD, a full-day conference showcasing thought leaders driving the next generation of senior housing development. The event on May 8th in Chicago will have presentations, panel discussions […]

Join Us For BUILD – The Future of Senior Housing

Senior Housing News is pleased to present BUILD: a brand new event taking placing on May 8, 2019 in Chicago, Illinois. This full-day event will bring together operators, builders, investors, capital providers, developers, architects and interior designers involved in the construction and design of senior living communities. BUILD is a must-attend for anyone who plans to […]

Smart Home Technology Becomes a Must-Have in Senior Living

From voice-activated technologies like Amazon’s Alexa and Google Home, to sensors that can track movement, to smart lights and thermostats, to wearable devices that monitor health indicators, the pieces are now in place to create comprehensive “smart home” environments in senior living — and doing so is a must, if companies want to be well-positioned […]

Tech Beat: CareWorx Raises $17 Million, CDW Healthcare Wins ASA Award

CareWorx Raises $17 Million in New Funding Round CareWorx, an Ottawa, Canada-based provider of senior care technology solutions, has closed a $17 million round of funding from Kayne Partners, the growth private equity group of alternative investment firm Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors. The technology firm plans to use the new investment to grow in the senior […]

Wearables, Voice Assistants Nearly Ready for Primetime in Senior Living

Wearable technology, voice-activated assistants and “smart” devices are on the verge of dominating the senior living landscape, and providers must be prepared to navigate the risks and opportunities that lie therein. These cutting-edge technologies are promising, but providers are still determining how to implement them most effectively, according to executives with some of the largest providers in the nation, […]

Why Telemedicine is the Future in Senior Housing

The 21st Century Senior Living Community is a series brought to you by CDW, a provider of technology solutions and services focused exclusively on serving the healthcare marketplace. The series takes a clear-eyed look at how leading providers and their partners are creating the next generation of senior living communities by raising the bar on […]