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LifeAssist joins trial for medication management, care coordination

November 6, 2017  |  PR Newswire

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

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

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

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

Emerging lighting solutions can react to resident movements and adapt to mimic the cycle of dawn to dusk.

Google Street View takes dementia on the road

October 4, 2017  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief

One of Google’s most popular apps is being used to take people with dementia on a special bike ride down memory lane.

A new reality

October 2, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor

Virtual reality technology gives seniors life beyond four walls.

Innovation center for aging opens in Kentucky

September 29, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor

A new innovation focused on enhancing quality of life for seniors will open its doors in Louisville, Kentucky, the world's largest hub for aging care. 

Wherefore, wearables?

September 17, 2017  |  David Raths

Wearable technology developers have been trying to figure out the senior market for years. Are they finally beginning to crack the clinical potential? 

Dude Solutions, Caremerge integrate platforms

September 7, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor

The software companies are working together to make it easier for staff, residents and their families to communicate.

A live feed of nursing home life

September 5, 2017  |  Kathleen Mears

Social media is a popular method of communication, but what happens when staff and residents use it to share about long term care? Resident blogger Kathleen Mears shares her observations and opinions. 

Sea Hero Quest immerses players in new world of dementia research

August 31, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor

The mobile game that’s helping researchers collect and better understand navigation paths with dementia is going a step further through virtual reality.


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