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Self-driving taxis to be tested with retirement community

January 16, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.


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