Month: August 2015

The 7 Fall Risk Factors Senior Housing Staff Must Pay Attention To

The 7 Fall Risk Factors Senior Housing Staff Must Pay Attention To

Preventing falls in one of the foremost responsibilities of senior care providers. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) approximately 1,800 nursing home residents die from falls annually, and more than half of residents will fall in any given year. Between 10% and 20% of nursing home falls cause serious injuries, and 2% to 6% cause fractures.

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The 4 Technologies You Should Be Using to Improve Resident Retention

While the core mission of senior care is very personal and human, technologies that allow senior living providers to better serve their residents are demonstrating their potential to improve resident retention and increase occupancy rates across the senior care spectrum. Technologies that help keep residents connected, informed, entertained and engaged, as well as safe and better cared for, are increasingly being adopted by senior living providers who are wise enough to make the investments required to be among the leading providers in their space.

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The 4 Technologies You Should Be Using to Improve Resident Retention

AI-Powered Passive Health Monitoring: Going Beyond Nurse Call Systems in Senior Living

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Learn why senior housing communities are moving away from outdated nurse call systems to a more efficient and effective approach to passive monitoring: artificial intelligence (or AI)-powered systems. In this eBook, you’ll learn how AI is changing passive health monitoring for the better and how technologies that utilize it can lead to higher occupancy rates and lower resident turnover, as well as happier staff and healthier residents.

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AI-Powered Passive Health Monitoring: Going Beyond Nurse Call Systems in Senior Living

What Every Senior Housing Operator Should Know About Health Monitoring Technology

Senior living executives can’t afford to ignore ambient, environmentally embedded health monitoring technology. Nearly every article from senior living thought leaders on trends in the space largely focus on the impact that new senior housing technologies, like remote health monitoring, will have on the industry. For example The Senior List and A Place for Mom both recently highlighted how health monitoring technology will help to transform senior living.

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What Every Senior Housing Operator Should Know About Health Monitoring Technology

Why Every Senior Housing Community Needs a Preventative Care Program

Eighty percent of America’s seniors live with at least one chronic disease, yet many of these can be kept in check with preventive care. Any successful senior housing enterprise will do more than just treat illness as it arises. Smart operators will employ preventative care practices to ensure that those who are healthy, or are managing their chronic conditions successfully, remain well.

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Why Every Senior Housing Community Needs a Preventative Care Program