Net Neutrality Rollback Raises Concerns for Senior Living

In a 3-2 vote along party lines on Thursday, the Federal Communications Commission reversed “net neutrality” rules that had been in place since 2015. The change theoretically could affect technology used by senior care providers, with FCC Chairman Ajit Pai singling out home health monitoring specifically. However, there is much doubt and debate about the […]

Kisco Senior Living Scales Up Smart Home Tech

Among a crowded field of senior care technology startups, K4Connect has commanded a lot of attention. Partly that’s because its founder, Scott Moody, previously helped create TouchID, the technology for unlocking an iPhone with a fingerprint. Partly it’s because the company has succeeded where many other startups fail, in scaling up pilot projects. Now, K4Connect has […]

Movers & Shakers: Maplewood, Morning Pointe

Maplewood Senior Living Promotes Gaston, Herlet Westport, Connecticut-based Maplewood Senior Living has promoted Tom Gaston to chief investment officer, and Shane Herlet to chief operating officer, effective immediately. Gaston joined Maplewood Senior Living in March 2011 as executive vice president of acquisitions and development. He has more than 30 years of experience in real estate […]

K4Connect Pairs Up with Garmin in New Collaboration

K4Connect is adding another tool to its arsenal of technology solutions aimed at providing older adults, their families and their care providers with a way to regularly monitor their health, fitness and overall well-being.  The Raleigh, North Carolina-based company has announced a partnership with Garmin International, Inc. to integrate Garmin’s wearable devices as part of K4Community, the company’s […]

5 Tips for More Successful Tech Pilots in Senior Living

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 […]

Movers and Shakers: Erickson, Watercrest, K4Connect

K4Connect Announce New Chief Financial Officer A technology company that serves older adults and people living with disabilities, K4Connect, has hired former financial executive Ellen Grantham as its new chief financial officer (CFO). Grantham brings more than 15 years of experience in financial services and business in various industries for businesses large and small. In […]

$7 Trillion Market Brings Silicon Valley Stars to Senior Living

Have you ever unlocked your smartphone using your fingerprint? One of the minds behind this advanced technology now is bringing his expertise to a new market: senior housing. And Scott Moody—whose former company created the technology behind Apple TouchID*—is not the only tech superstar turning his attention to senior living, and not the only entrepreneur securing […]