Do You Need Your Own IT Department?

Do You Need Your Own IT Department?

As a Senior Living operator adds more communities, the idea of hiring an IT Department may arise. Is that really a good idea? Maybe, if your corporate budget can handle the strain of several new hires and their benefits. But that’s not the real test of onboarding an...
Artificial Intelligence and Senior Living

Artificial Intelligence and Senior Living

Huge leaps are being made in Artificial Intelligence (AI) and it’s already focusing in on Senior Living. Is that a good thing? Let’s come back to that after we do some background. “Artificial intelligence” is intelligence displayed by machines, in contrast with...
Senior Living’s Digital Destiny

Senior Living’s Digital Destiny

Every year it gets closer, and every year it seems more inevitable. There will be a complete and unavoidable infiltration of senior living by all kinds of technology. And, for the most part, that’s true. Some of it has already happened, such as WiFi, flat screen TVs,...
The Technology Balance

The Technology Balance

Should communities embrace every technology out there in Senior Living? Not really. Technology provides great connectivity, documentation, and data streams. It’s used to provide security, surveillance, access, and distress calls. Plus, it provides WiFi and convenience...