Merrill Gardens Takes New Tech-Heavy Approach to Senior Living Management

A Seattle-based senior living provider is looking into to enhancing the efficiency—and revenue generation capabilities—of its management platform, and it’s taking a technology-fueled approach.  Merrill Gardens attributes its 2010 pioneering of the RIDEA structure to “forward thinking,” and in the summer of 2013 made another strategic move by divesting 38 properties with a focus on […]

Senior Care Technology Review: Brookdale, Silverchair, & More

This senior care technology roundup features a communications platform launch for long-term care pharmacies, a federal award to implement innovative technology in assisted living to prevent hospital readmissions, a European nurse-call system for wireless emergency notifications, and a partnership between a senior living communications provider and a senior-friendly technology manufacturer that could bring touch screen […]

Assisted Living Providers Improving Partnership Profiles With Electronic Records

Many assisted living residents are there because they need help managing their medications, and some senior living providers are moving toward electronic recordkeeping for medication administration in an effort to become more efficient and improve their care continuum partnership profile. 

For one community, going electronic meant seeing its annual medication errors drop by more than […]

Which Companies Were Recognized For ALFA’s 2012 Best of the Best Awards?

The Assisted Living Federation of America (ALFA) recently announced the winners of its fifth annual Best of the Best Awards, which recognizes forward-thinking companies in or related to the senior living industry for innovative programs and services they’ve implemented. The awards encompass eight categories, listed below with the winner of each:  Resident Health & Wellness—Senior […]