Wearables

Best Practices to Integrate Contact Tracing into Daily Senior Care Facility Operations

Contact tracing is an essential tool in helping to prevent COVID-19 transmission, and it’s a tool that all senior care facilities need to implement. Read More »

Technology with the Human Touch

The rapid proliferation of voice-activated devices and other tools is changing the landscape for many senior living facilities and their residents. Read More »

Patients with Dementia Pose Unique Security Challenges and Risks for LTC Facilities – But Technology Can Help

Long Term Care (LTC) facilities experience unique security challenges, including access and egress control, relating to patients with dementia-related conditions. Read More »

AI and EHR: Perfect Together?

Big data and electronic health records — along with other technologies — could change the way long-term care is delivered. Read More »

Abbott gets FDA clearance for first smartphone heart monitor

Bluetooth technology allows physicians to monitor cardiac arrhythmias remotely without requiring cumbersome recording devices. Read More »

Telehealth: The future of senior living

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. Read More »

Why clinical sensors make sense

Smart sensors can detect early illness and keep seniors safely independent for longer, according to new research in JAMDA. Read More »

Wherefore, wearables?

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

Lamenting a new cell phone

When older technology gives up the ghost or is no longer supported, cell phone companies aren't always helpful when it comes to setting up a new cell phone. Read More »

Collision in my new power chair

Getting used to piloting a new power chair was part of SNF resident blogger Kathleen Mears' planned day out, but not the crash inside the salon. Read More »

Wearables tracking more than heart rate

A CONVERGE panel discusses developments and drawbacks of wearable devices for healthcare. Read More »