Month: April 2016

Senior Care Solutions That Are Giving Family and Residents Peace of Mind

Senior Care Solutions That Are Giving Family and Residents Peace of Mind

In most senior living communities, there are two sets of customers: the resident and the family. Both customer groups are heavily involved in the decision making process for choosing the senior care community, and both the resident and the family members need to be engaged and supported throughout the time the resident lives in the senior care community. Often, disengaged or dissatisfied family members can lead to move-outs just as much as, if not more, than an upset resident.

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4 Ways Telehealth is Changing the Face of Senior Living

“Meet George Jetson….” Most seniors will remember well the theme song to the popular Hanna- Barbera animated sitcom from the sixties about George Jetson and his family living in the space age. With eyes of wonder, Baby Boomers, then small children, watched George speak with his wife Judy via a telecommunication device that showed their faces. A telephone with a TV! It was amazing, and virtually incomprehensible that such a thing could ever exist. And now, those same seniors talk Jetson-style with their grandchildren – some routinely while living in the same city – others from across the world. Separation is no longer an issue.

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4 Ways Telehealth is Changing the Face of Senior Living

6 Apps Senior Care Professionals Should Ensure Every New Resident Has

There is an app for almost every situation and user imaginable, so it wasn’t too long before app developers started programming for senior care situations. These apps for seniors are often tailored to make medical care a bit easier, as well as to keep health tasks organized and accessible. Beyond making healthcare issues a bit easier for older adults, apps for seniors are also available for social engagement, cognitive tune ups, and plain old fun. To make the most of the resident experience when they are in their apartments, senior care professionals are turning towards apps to help make residential stays more engaging and healthy. Here are a few apps for seniors that residents should be downloading before their suitcase hits the floor of their new apartment.

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