Residents move into senior care communities and are only steps away from socialization, but not everyone will join in an active programming calendar. How can you foster and nurture a community culture of connection?
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For any senior housing executive, a software investment will likely be a major undertaking. The software that drives business functions also helps to determine resident experience, and once purchased, it likely will be around for many years to come.
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With the pace of healthcare technology, many senior living operations might feel it’s better to wait for the next big wave before surfing into investment. But when you take a look around, top providers are already speeding along and leaving stragglers behind.
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Resident isolation can feel like a constant battle for senior living care professionals and clinicians. Whether a resident is choosing to withdraw from community life and stay in the apartment or is asked to remain in the apartment due to a contagious illness or other medical issue, isolated residents are simply not getting enough interaction with their peers or staff. Continue reading “Fighting Resident Isolation in Senior Care: Is Technology the Answer?”
For decades, healthcare reimbursement has been based on volume; the more services provided, the more reimbursement collected. But that era is over.
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The golden years may indeed be a time for rest and reflection, but for many seniors this also is a time of uncertainty about one’s health and wellbeing. As in so many other aspects of our daily lives, however, technology has arisen to address some of the most common senior health concerns.
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Everyone loses when seniors live in isolation.
Older adults suffer loneliness, depression, declining health, when they are denied ordinary social ties. he community suffers too, when the accumulated wisdom of decades is kept locked away, rather than being passed along to the next generation.
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While it is important that an assisted living community have a viable and active marketing team to bring seniors into the apartments available, the battle for resident engagement is only beginning when seniors move in. Once residents are a part of the senior living community, medical clinicians and staff members must work consistently to keep seniors healthy, active, and engaged.
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Many senior living executives have begun to use telehealth and mobile health, or mHealth technology to lower costs and improve care, but some have been hesitant, and for good reason. mHealth uses mobile communication devices such as smartphones and tablet computers and hundreds of software applications for these devices, which can do almost anything imagined for supporting healthcare. When integrating mHealth within senior care, there are many obstacles to overcome, including:
- Privacy & Security
- Infrastructure needs
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Human beings seek connections with others. As a result, we have used our technological marvels to connect to one another. And just as a connected community thrives in a challenging environment, connected seniors also enjoy the benefits of greater health and wellness.
How exactly does technology connect older people, and how can those connections help to keep them healthy?
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