Putting robust technology into place in a senior community is crucial for numerous reasons, including better health monitoring, higher resident retention rates, and lower employee turnover. But if the technology and data isn’t secure, then all those benefits could disappear in one cyber attack. Read More
In today’s technology environment all data is at risk. For many people, awareness of the danger starts and stops at the smartphone and laptop level. News stories have drawn ample attention to the possibility of devices been lost or left behind, making their contents readily available to those who might use them for less than savory purposes.
Risk and Remediation: A Senior-Living Executives Guide to Current Cyber Threats, Business Risks, and Key Avenues of Defense
These are challenging times for senior housing. As the business community comes to rely more heavily on its digital infrastructure, the importance of cyber security increases exponentially.
Unfortunately, senior housing is woefully unprepared in the face of growing cyber threats, which may come from any number of directions. We’ve put together this whitepaper to help you learn everything you need to know about cybersecurity in senior living.
In virtually any organization cyber-security begins on the front lines, with the people who actually have their fingers on the keyboard or their hands wrapped around the mobile device. This is no less true in senior housing, where any number of individuals across the organization may have access to data or systems that need to be safeguarded.
Millions of seniors over the age of 65 fall each year, with astounding consequences that affect both body and pocketbook. According to the CDC, one out of every five falls results in a serious injury such as a broken bone or head injury.
So, how does your community’s fall prevention program measure up? Use our interactive Fall Prevention Program Appraisal Tool to find out.
In a world where more information is housed online than in security deposit boxes, it is a wise move for senior housing executives to evaluate data security for their communities. But when it comes to data security, how can executives know what is important and what is optional? Since many senior care communities operate without a designated IT staff or department, it can be difficult to know best practices for senior housing data security. Here are just a few reasons why executives should invest in technology with stringent and specialized data security support. Read More
In this data-driven age, the ability to safeguard personal information and digital business assets is critical. This is true across the business environment in general and no less so in the world of senior housing.
Preventing falls as a senior living home is critical, for both safety and well-being of residents, but it’s easier said than done.