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Wearable rehabilitation technology awarded $1.6 million National Institute on Aging grant

June 20, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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APDM Wearable Technologies has been awarded a National Institute on Aging SBIR Phase II grant totaling $1.6 million to commercialize a real-time biofeedback system.

Virtual Dementia Tour provides a 20-minute dementia experience

June 18, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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The 20-minute experience simulates the effects of aging and dementia, giving the viewer the opportunity to walk in the loved one’s shoes.

Speaking up: tech firms and AARP partner on voice tech for seniors

June 8, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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Two voice technology startups are partnering with AARP to personalize care for older patients with diabetes.

Video game connects players to dementia

June 7, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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When you’re playing Before I Forget, wandering around a house inspecting everyday objects, trying to trigger a memory, it feels like a lot of narrative-driven video games: you’re attempting to piece together a story using clues left behind.

New study shows huge resident, provider interest in new technology

June 5, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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A fund targeting investment companies that are improving the aging experience—including through technology, home-based care and data analytics—has recently closed, with the backing of roughly 100 not-for-profit senior housing providers and specialty...

Medicare's telemedicine options change the future for seniors

June 4, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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Nearly 9 in 10 adults ages 40 and over would be comfortable using at least one type of telemedicine for themselves or an aging loved one, says a new poll from The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research.

Major retailers look to help improve upon healthcare, technology for seniors

June 1, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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Consumer electronics giant Best Buy is looking to healthcare and the elderly to help fuel future growth, its CEO told investors on an earnings call May 24.

AARP works with PULSE@MassChallenge startups

June 1, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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AARP announced its collaboration with three healthcare startups in its "champion" role in PULSE@MassChallenge, a digital health accelerator.

Menorah Manor introduces new telemedicine program

May 31, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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The Marion and Bernard L. Samson Nursing Center at Menorah Manor has partnered with BayCare to launch an innovative telemedicine program.

Senior centers continue to move from ink to efficiency with EHRs

May 22, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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Senior Housing Companies, which offers assisted living services and healthcare to individuals living in retirement communities, was dependent upon manual paper processing to manage its 17 senior living communities in Iowa.

AI improves stroke, dementia diagnosis

May 21, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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Machine learning has detected one of the commonest causes of dementia and stroke, in the most widely used form of brain scan (CT), more accurately than current methods.

OnShift hires senior lifestyle COO into new position

May 9, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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Workforce management software firm OnShift has hired Lisa Fordyce to the newly created role of executive vice president of enterprise development for senior living.

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