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Self-driving taxis to be tested with retirement community

January 16, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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The Villages retirement community, a 40-square-mile area that features 750 miles of road and a population of 125,000 senior citizens, was US Census-ranked fastest-growing American city in 2013 and 2014.

Data driving partnerships between SNFs and Hospitals

January 12, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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The 2010 Affordable Care Act, as well as subsequent laws and regulations, put incentives in place for acute and post-acute providers to coordinate care. 

Virtual platform to power senior rehab program

January 10, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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Reflexion Health, a company that develops a platform for remote physical therapy, will be working with non-profit Los Angeles Jewish Home (LAJH) to bring virtual rehabilitation to seniors in the latter’s care.

Telemedicine increasing quality of care in skilled nursing facilities

January 10, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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Skilled nursing facilities face many challenges providing round-the-clock care for patients with complex medical issues. Telemedicine is helping them improve care management and reduce emergency transports.

Saber expands telemedicine offerings

December 12, 2017  |  Businesswire
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TripleCare will provide telemedicine services to more Saber SNFs, increasing a three-year relationship.

Lyft expands healthcare offerings

December 8, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
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The rideshare company announced its latest partnership with startup company Circulation to expand non-emergency medical transportation options. 

U. Pitt, HERL develop waterproof, battery-free wheelchair

December 4, 2017  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief
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Look, Gramma—no batteries! This new wheelchair operates using pressurized air instead of heavy batteries and electronics and recharges in just 10 minutes.

LifeAssist joins trial for medication management, care coordination

November 6, 2017  |  PR Newswire
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The company's technology has been selected to participate in a Canadian project to study medication compliance and care coordination in home-based and long-term care patients.

Virtual reality day-tripping

October 26, 2017  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief
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A Dallas startup has created a virtual reality system that can take residents to 1950s London for lunch, plus a library full of other destinations.

Going places

October 10, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
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Ride-hailing companies are expanding their on-demand services to the long-term care market.

Telehealth: The future of senior living

October 9, 2017  |  Shawn Scott
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As the world gets more connected and the silver tsunami rises, technology can help senior living providers care for residents while helping them maintain their independence. 

Bright Ideas: Smart lighting

October 9, 2017  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief
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Emerging lighting solutions can react to resident movements and adapt to mimic the cycle of dawn to dusk.

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