Brookdale Turns to Uber-Like Service to Transport Residents

July 23rd, 2014

The click of a button is connecting seniors with drivers who not only help them get from point A to point B, but provide a sense of companionship, as well. Brookdale’s Woodside Terrace, in Redwood City, Calif., is piloting Lift Hero to offer residents transportation outside of its normal operating hours, when its own transportation [Read More]

Providers Look to the Past for Future of Memory Care

June 28th, 2014

Memory care providers have long focused on new and forward looking technology as a way to improve cognitive outcomes and quality of life for those experiencing memory impairment. But one solution growing in popularity across senior living communities nationwide takes the opposite approach: going back in time. LifeBio, a story gathering tool used in 100 [Read More]

Senior Living Tech Turns Residents Into English Teachers

June 28th, 2014

Students in Brazil are fine tuning their English language skills — and they owe it all to senior living. A partnership between a school in Brazil and Chicago-area Windsor Park has brought worldwide attention to the Illinois senior living community — one of 13 Covenant Retirement Communities located throughout the United States. A YouTube video [Read More]