Technology & IT

Online Reviews for Senior Care Facilities: Do They Really Matter?

Plenty of genuine online reviews can go a long way toward creating trust and giving your facility credibility. Read More »

Best Practices When Implementing Virtual Tours

Not only are virtual tours ideal during this time, they also offer many benefits that can continue on after the pandemic has ended. Read More »

Addressing Common Technology Security Issues in Senior Care Settings

Identifying and solving vulnerabilities can help a facility protect resident privacy and safety and ensure continuous operations. Read More »

Dementia Care During COVID-19

Implementing PPE and social distancing protocols while caring for residents with dementia brings an additional set of challenges. Read More »

How Virtual Reality Is Keeping Seniors Entertained and Engaged During the Pandemic

Social distancing protocols require finding alternative ways to keep residents socially connected and engaged. Read More »

Strategies to Attract Quality Caregivers During the Pandemic

Attracting quality caregivers can be challenging generally, but the pandemic has made hiring top-quality help even more difficult for senior care facilities. Read More »

Identifying COVID-19 Solutions for Senior Care Facilities

Our panel of experts identified some important strategies for combatting COVID-19 at senior living facilities. Read More »

Best Practices in Handling Negative Feedback During the Pandemic

Emotions are running high, but it’s essential that facilities establish a deliberate plan to best handle negative feedback right now. Read More »

How Technology Tools Help Senior Care Facilities Navigate the Pandemic

Technology has recently taken on new and significant roles in older adult care settings. Read More »

Strategies to Help Residents Cope with Loss During the Pandemic

Learn how facilities and caregivers can play an important role in helping to support residents during COVID-19. Read More »

Marketing Strategy Changes for the Pandemic

It's vital that your facility’s marketing team pivots to stay effective during COVID-19. Read More »

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 »