June 8, 2009
Samsung, manufacturer of Jitterbug cellphones, has issued a recall after regulators found the phones’ failure to connect to 911 in no-service areas. The FCC requires 911 connectivity even when out of service range for all cellphones.
June 1, 2009
The EPA has partnered with ALFA and other organizations to launch a series of free Webinars that will provide energy-saving strategies. The first Webinar, “Energy Conservation: The Next Frontier for Senior Care Cost Savings,” takes place June 30 at 2:00 p
May 26, 2009
Tight economic times means vendors must shelf big technology packages and focus on products that cater to specific provider needs. Learn more and check out Assisted Living Executive’s annual round up of software for senior living operations.
May 26, 2009
Growth-focused companies should emulate the way Google manages its people and provides a stimulating work environment – because these and other strategies are key to it producing “a high volume of high-quality ideas,” according to Tom Davenport, business
May 15, 2009
This panel of leading technology companies will provide their crystal ball view of the technologies that likely will have a high impact on the care and services provided to senior living residents over the next few years (emphasis will be on assisted livi
April 20, 2009
When a brand-new community moves into town near an older residence, the older community may be tempted to renovate. Two senior living execs discuss when it’s a good time to renovate or to wait…
April 6, 2009
ABC Senior Living’s vice president for resident clinical care is wowed by a telehealth demonstration. She begins to think of all the benefits such a system could bring residents and family members. But how does she make a sound recommendation to company l
October 7, 2008
Paro, a fur-covered robot that looks like a seal pup, has become a popular therapeutic toy for seniors with dementia—giving providers another way of addressing behavioral disturbances among assisted living residents with Alzheimer’s disease. The robot, wh
June 1, 2008
Clinical experts will share some of the industry’s best practices in the critically important area of medication management. Plus, learn about specific technologies that can be employed to improve medication management efficiency, bolster accountability a
May 15, 2007
Learn how new technology products help companies get the right information. Explore technology as a tool to make informed decisions, tailored to what is going on in a particular market and community.
July 25, 2006
ALEXANDRIA, VA—The “American Boomers” series on the NBC Nightly News last night featured an assisted living community that uses wireless technology to enhance resident safety and quality care, while also allowing family members to monitor their loved ones
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