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Wherefore, wearables?

September 17, 2017  |  David Raths
article

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
news

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
blog

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
news

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

A virtual assistant to help people with Alzheimer’s disease

August 31, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
news

Canadian researchers are building a prototype of a virtual assistant that could help people with memory loss complete daily tasks.

iN2L hires gaming expert to lead product development

August 16, 2017  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief
news

The Electronic Arts alumnus also brings healthcare technology development experience to the iN2L team.

Brookdale tackles advance care planning

July 20, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
news

The senior living provider and Iris Plans have partnered to offer residents end-of-life care planning services. 

Connecting seniors and children through technology

July 13, 2017  | 
news

A program pairs up senior living residents with elementary students to capture their life stories using digital devices. 

Mind games

July 10, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
article

Researchers are reaching for new levels using video games technology for dementia treatments

Social media's double-edged sword

July 6, 2017  |  Alan C. Horowitz, Esq., RN
blog

Social media is ubiquitous, valuable and fun. It can also get long-term care providers into a lot of legal trouble.

Masonic Villages, K4Connect form tech partnership

June 20, 2017  |  newswire
news

A not-for-profit provider will adopt K4Connect’s platform in its facilities following a successful pilot.

Researchers unveil battery-less pacemaker

June 8, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
news

A team of researchers have designed a new pacemaker that runs on radio frequency and can be implemented directly into a person’s heart.

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