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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.

A virtual assistant to help people with Alzheimer’s disease

August 31, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor

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

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

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  | 

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

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

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

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

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

PointClickCare, ABILITY Network partner on claims management

June 8, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor

The tech companies will integrate software so providers can create, access and manage claims within the electronic health record. 


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