Uber, Senior Living Team Up to ‘Drive’ Resident Mobility

A relatively new transportation innovation, San Francisco-based Uber first drove into the senior care space in October when it launched its uberASSIST offering. This brought the company’s signature service — which allows people to call for rides and pay automatically via smartphone — to seniors. Now, the $18 billion company is expanding those offerings by launching a […]

Disney Today, Senior Living Tomorrow: Adapting Mainstream Tech

Mainstream disruptive products such as Uber and Airbnb may have yet to make a formal foray into senior living on a wide-scale basis, but providers can take cues from the technology being developed for the overall population as a way to improve the quality of care.  Drawing from several mainstream trends in technology, including elevated […]

Most Read: Age-Old Senior Housing Challenges Have 3 Real Solutions

In case you missed them, here are the top five stories grabbing Senior Housing News readers’ attention this week: 3 Solutions to Age-Old Senior Housing Problems — The issue of “cost creep” and rising expenses, lead generation and occupancy levels are persistent challenges for senior living providers. However,  there are unique ways of solving them, industry experts […]

Uber Comes to Senior Living With New UberASSIST Rides

At just five years since its inception, Uber has revolutionized how we get a ride from Point A to Point B. It has become a household name, and has been valued at an estimated $18 billion. And now, the company is taking aim at the way seniors get around. Tuesday, the San Francisco-based ride service company announced […]