Health monitoring technologies that allow senior living communities to proactively and remotely monitor the health and wellbeing of their residents are becoming increasingly important tools. On this blog and in other forums, both in print and online, senior living insiders and thought leaders have discussed how sensor-based remote monitoring technology improves health outcomes and quality of life for elderly residents.
Senior communities focus intensely on lead generation – bringing in new residents. Every large senior community has a several front end staff whose main role is to shepherd in new residents. No doubt, lead-gen is important. It’s the nature of the business that assisted living residents will often graduate to a nursing home or pass away. The role of the provider is to minimize these incidents, as well as the incidents when a resident moves away for more elective reasons.
By Montez Fitzpatrick, Director of Information Security & Compliance, Keystone IT
This year marks the 50th anniversary of Medicare, Medicaid, and the Older Americans Act, as well as the 80th anniversary of Social Security. To recognize the importance of these programs and to highlight new actions to support Americans as they age, in July, the Obama Administration held the White House Conference on Aging.
By Ben Nolen, Vice President of Technology, Keystone IT
Decreasing the number of residents that move out of the community is a priority for senior care executives. Resident retention rates can often show the overall success of a senior care community and can point to indicators such as resident health, family engagement, and general satisfaction. In order to take control of some aspects of resident retention, senior care executives are turning toward preventative care protocols and policies.
We are often asked what makes us different from our competition. The answer is our employees. We are so proud to have the best and the brightest on our team serving your hospitals, practices and schools. From system engineers, who created a unique cloud solution designed for healthcare to a security and compliance team, whose expertise is requested throughout the nation, our employees are our single greatest asset and make us the best IT firm to serve our community.
One of the great dangers facing today’s seniors is the threat of social isolation. As seniors withdraw from the work world and family moves away, it’s too easy to lose touch.
Just as technology has made dramatic changes in the way we work and play, senior housing too is in the midst of a technology-driven upheaval. Geriatric care is advancing rapidly.