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Finding the Gaps in Your Fall Prevention Program

Resident falls are an important topic in regards to care and cost in senior care communities. According to the CDC, over 700,000 seniors are treated in the emergency room for injuries related to falls. Further, a hospitalization for a fall can cost $35,000 not including follow up care or therapy. Beyond the hospital costs, falls can affect the bottom line and census of senior care communities. After a fall,residents leave for hospital stays or, potentially, for another level of care. Falls are expensive, in addition to being physically devastating for the resident.

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Finding the Gaps in Your Fall Prevention Program

Does Your Senior Care Community Need a Technology Educator for Residents?

Senior care executives have noticed how well-designed technology can benefit residents, staff, and families. However, implementing seniors technology is a bit different than rolling out technology based applications and programs for millennials. While Boomers are more tech-savvy than their predecessors, technology can still be overwhelming or underused for their generation. Eager to learn but often lacking the background experience with apps and social media interfaces, Boomers need extra direction in order to get the most benefit from senior care community technology initiatives.

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Does Your Senior Care Community Need a Technology Educator for Residents?

Fighting Resident Isolation in Senior Care: Is Technology the Answer?

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. Read More

Fighting Resident Isolation in Senior Care: Is Technology the Answer?