Senior Living Slow to Adopt Tech for Wellness-Focused Operations

The senior housing industry is gradually embracing technology in its wellness initiatives but is still just scratching the surface. That’s according to an active aging industry trends survey recently released by the International Council on Active Aging’s (ICAA). The survey found that senior living providers are shifting away from a care-focused operational model to one […]

3 Wellness Tech Initiatives Senior Living Providers Must Deliver

The wellness revolution in senior living is here to stay, and much of it is powered by technology. In a senior living context, wellness focuses on five main components: the emotional, mental, physical, social and spiritual. Technology touches each of these elements. To compete in the next decade and beyond, senior living providers must understand […]

Maplewood Launches Initiative to Pilot New Technology

A new innovation program from Maplewood Senior Living aims to put more cutting-edge technology in the hands of older adults. The Westport, Connecticut-based provider on Sept. 5 announced the launch of the Center for Aging Innovation and Technology, an initiative designed to scout out new technologies and innovations that could help seniors become more independent, safer […]

Virtual Reality Starts Expanding Horizons in Assisted Living

Unfortunately, some seniors living in assisted living communities will never be able to complete all of the travel items on their bucket lists.  That’s where Rendever Health, a startup helmed by two graduate students at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Sloan School of Management, comes in. Rendever is developing virtual reality software for Samsung Gear VR […]