Month: July 2015

3 Reasons You Should Choose a Senior Living Community With a Passive Fall Monitoring System

At some point it became a cliché, a joke among TV watchers: “I’ve fallen and I can’t get up.” But it isn’t funny for seniors. While these advertisements brought to light the threat of falls for older adults, and even offered some solutions, technology has come a long way since then. In seeking out housing for the next stage of life, older Americans need to ask themselves whether they will be adequately protected against falls.

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3 Reasons You Should Choose a Senior Living Community With a Passive Fall Monitoring System

3 Ways Technology Can Improve Fall Alert Response Time in Senior Living Communities

Looking at the statistics that have been gathered regarding how many adults over the age of 65 fall in a given year—that would be one in three, by the way, according to the experts at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention—it’s easy to understand why so many senior living operators are eager to learn all they can about technological advancements that could help their staffers better predict and respond to resident falls.

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3 Ways Technology Can Improve Fall Alert Response Time in Senior Living Communities