Technology & IT

Best Practices to Integrate Contact Tracing into Daily Senior Care Facility Operations

Contact tracing is an essential tool in helping to prevent COVID-19 transmission, and it’s a tool that all senior care facilities need to implement. Read More »

How Senior Care Facilities Can Improve Family Communication and Connections During the Pandemic

With COVID and budget constraints, senior care facilities are searching for ways to connect residents and their families. Read More »

Could Robotic Therapy Pets Support Senior Care Facility Residents?

For seniors with dementia, robotic pets can have a lifechanging effect. Read More »

What We Can Learn from Vernon Manor’s Zero Positive COVID-19 Cases

Thanks to quick and comprehensive action, all 93 residents of this family-owned post-hospital rehabilitation and long-term care facility have tested negative for COVID-19. Read More »

Three Actionable Steps for Reliably Strong WiFi at Senior Communities

WiFi has grown in popularity in nursing homes and long-term care communities both because of medical need and by resident demand. Read More »

For Seniors, Digital Content Offers Entertainment and Engagement

Technology and digital content can offer some welcome distraction during this time of social distancing and canceled activities. Read More »

How Technology and Creative In-Person Solutions Can Help Residents Stay Connected

With social distancing, the inability of residents and families to visit in person has been stressful and upsetting. But senior care leaders are getting creative. Read More »

Two-Way Radios Improve Communication During COVID-19 Crisis

Some medical facilities are relying on two-way radios to help improve communication among staff during the COVID-19 crisis. Read More »

Technology with the Human Touch

The rapid proliferation of voice-activated devices and other tools is changing the landscape for many senior living facilities and their residents. Read More »

Don’t Let Social Distancing Slow Your Seniors Down

With COVID-19 social distancing restrictions, many senior living facilities face the challenge of needing to find new ways to keep seniors active. Read More »

Patients with Dementia Pose Unique Security Challenges and Risks for LTC Facilities – But Technology Can Help

Long Term Care (LTC) facilities experience unique security challenges, including access and egress control, relating to patients with dementia-related conditions. Read More »

Senior Care Coronavirus News Roundup for Monday, 4/13: The Easter Bunny and More

IASC's periodic roundup of coronavirus-related news of interest to senior care leaders. Read More »

Senior Care Coronavirus News Roundup for Wednesday, 4/8: Virtual Bingo and More

IASC's periodic roundup of coronavirus-related news of interest to senior care leaders. Read More »

The Relationship Between Senior Care and Pharmacy Solutions: Part 2

Medication management challenges senior care facilities. Explore pharmacy solutions including medication therapy management and formulary management. Read More »

Can Software Prevent Nurse Burnout?

To reduce nurse burnout and improve patient care, SNFs and other senior care facilities are implementing scheduling software, helping ensure proper nurse-to-patient ratios. Read More »

Community Building Through Gaming

A trip to the virtual casino may provide lonely seniors with a real sense of community. Online "social gaming" can represent an opportunity for your facility to provide additional engagement and social opportunities to your residents. Read More »

Tune In Before They Tune Out [Infographic]

Workforce Management Challenges and Opportunities in Post Acute and Senior Living Read More »

Branding & Marketing: What Senior Living Can Learn From Other Industries

Marketing and branding tactics that can help set your senior care organization apart from your competition. Read More »

Technology and Senior Care, At Home and In Your Facility

New technologies can improve care inside and outside your facility in a number of ways. Read More »

Social Media and Senior Living

If your senior care organization doesn't have a social media presence, it’s time to get one set up. Read More »

Music Therapy for Alzheimer’s and Dementia

Music can reach people in ways other therapies cannot. Read More »

5 Steps to Preventing Cyberattacks

Cyberattacks can cause big consequences for senior care facilities. So how can you help prevent cyberattacks? Follow these five steps. Read More »

Cyber Crime: Is Your Senior Care Facility at Risk?

The rise of internet connectivity in all areas of life means your senior living facility could come under attack. Read More »

Use Training, Technology to Reduce Lifting Injuries among Clinical Staff

Robotics is helping make nursing a safer practice Read More »

Guiding Seniors to Your Community

Every long-term care facility has a website, but many don’t have a digital marketing strategy and fail prospective customers Read More »

AI and EHR: Perfect Together?

Big data and electronic health records — along with other technologies — could change the way long-term care is delivered. Read More »

Sizing Up Nursing Homes Via Technology

Wondering how your facility performs compared to others? Automated benchmarking reveals new kinds of comparative insights for successful performance improvement and marketing. Read More »