How Senior Housing on the East Coast Prepared for the Bomb Cyclone

When a headline-grabbing winter storm hit the East Coast early Thursday, senior housing providers were ready. The hype leading up to Thursday’s so-called “bomb cyclone” was “crazy,” Lynne Katzmann, founder and president of Juniper Communities, told Senior Housing News. Still, leadership at the Bloomfield, New Jersey-based senior housing provider felt adequately prepared to face the […]

NY Times: Policies Lacking on Sex in Senior Living

More than half of men and 40% of women older than 60 remain sexually active, a statistic driving conversations among some senior living communities about consensual sex, who is capable of consent and how to balance residents’ privacy with that of other residents, a recent New York Times article reports.  “These issues have not been […]

Senior Care Technology Round-Up: Fall Prevention, Digital Postcards & More

From start-ups to larger companies, tech businesses nationwide are seeing opportunity in the senior care space. In this week’s round-up, one company’s video technology helps older adults and residents of senior living communities stay connected with their families, even if they are hundreds of miles apart.  Another group’s online exercise program helps seniors maintain their […]

Senior Care Technology Round-Up: AT&T Home Health, GPS-Enabled Canes & More

This week’s round-up includes another eclectic group of the latest innovations in senior care technology. From a nationwide wireless provider weighing in on home health care, to a futuristic take on grandpa’s walking cane, companies continue their focus on seniors’ health and well-being. While some are geared toward allowing seniors to age in place with […]