Magazine Article

Managing the Biggest Community Expenses: Labor, Food & Energy

October 31, 2017

The elements of operational expenditure are discrete, quantifiable, and eminently manageable. Labor. Food. Energy. Each can be addressed as a unique problem set. The brightest operators—along with the sharpest vendors—have come up with a whole menu of options when it comes to managing costs in each of these critical areas, from waste in the kitchen,…

News

New Sales Counselor Certificate Program Aims to Elevate Sales Training for Senior Living Professionals

October 16, 2017

Argentum has launched a senior living sales counselor certificate program to build knowledge and competencies of senior living sales professionals. The certificate ensures participants will walk away with a complete understanding of the different service levels of senior living and be able to speak intelligently with prospective residents about options that best fit that individual’s…

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Global Ageing – Be Part of the Solution

May 15, 2017

Imagine a global platform where providers come together to share ideas, innovation, and challenges. Imagine the opportunity to learn from those whose populations are aging faster than ours in the U.S. as well as to share with providers in countries whose aging boom will follow that of the U.S. The Global Ageing Network (formerly IAHSA)…

Magazine Article

Argentum Announces 2017 Best of the Best Award Winners

May 8, 2017

Unique calming therapies, resident involvement in product innovation, and a desire to inspire younger generations are the hallmarks of this year’s Argentum Best of the Best Award winners. These five forward-thinking companies are using progressive and innovative methods to enhance senior living in their communities and beyond. Entrepreneurs are invited to live with Brookdale residents…

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Learn About the Future of Aging at Argentum’s New Start-Up Pavilion

March 8, 2017

Emerging technologies are poised to disrupt the senior living market with an aim to enrich and enhance the quality of life and quality of care experienced by older adults. Many new innovations have the potential to transform the way health care and senior care is delivered, providing a win-win for the senior living business and industry consumers.…

Magazine Article

7 Innovations Changing the Aging Experience

December 20, 2016

Entrepreneurs around the world are waking up to the emerging market of innovations designed to enhance and enrich the lives of seniors, although these innovations can benefit many people of all ages and abilities through their application. By 2050 in the United States alone, 83.7 million people will be 65 years old or older, according to…

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SSA Partners with Veterans Administration for E-Record Exchange

November 10, 2016

The Social Security Administration has launched a new health information technology initiative with the Department of Veterans Affairs enabling all Social Security disability case processing sites to receive medical records electronically from all VA site

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FDA Evaluating Software Functioning as a Medical Device

October 20, 2016

The Food and Drug Administration has issued draft guidance for public comment on the clinical evaluation of software as a medical device, or SaMD (PDF), which could impact the expanding number of digital health and mobile apps.

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Medical Device Firms to Pay About $1B in Fees to FDA

August 25, 2016

Medical device companies will pay about $1 billion in fees to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) from 2018 to 2022 to give the agency resources to hire additional reviewers and to fund information technology and infrastructure improvements, according

Research Article

Argentum, Aging2.0 Partner on Survey to Examine Technology Use

June 2, 2016

Argentum is pleased to partner with Aging2.0 to conduct the 2016 Senior Care Innovation & Technology Use Survey to advance a greater understanding about how senior care organizations from across the care continuum are approaching innovation and implementi

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Tech Industry Sees Active Aging Market as Huge Growth Area

March 30, 2016

The U.S. market for active aging technology includes 85 million Americans, according to a new report from the Consumer Technology Association and its related CTA Foundation.

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IT Budgets Down Due to Better Implementation

March 1, 2016

A new survey predicts health information technology departments will spend less in 2016, but it’s because more have met federal requirements under the electronic health record incentive payment program.

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