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4 Upcoming Trends at Aging2.0 OPTIMIZE 2017

Posted by Donna Cusano on Nov 10, 2017 11:16:00 AM

Aging2.0 OPTIMIZE, next week in San Francisco on Tuesday and Wednesday 14-15 November, annually attracts the top thinkers and doers in innovation and aging services. It brings together academia, designers, developers, investors, and senior care executive visionaries to revolutionize the aging experience of tomorrow. 

Here are four major themes at OPTIMIZE that highlight major industry trends:

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Topics: senior living, healthcare technology, predictive care, wearables, machine-learning, Aging 2.0, digital health, AI

3 Major Ways Technology Is Transforming Senior Living

Posted by Donna Cusano on Oct 13, 2017 11:31:11 AM

How can caregiving be more responsive—more human--using technology? Innovative senior living organizations and leaders are discovering how technology can improve the care experience for residents, families, and staff.

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Topics: assisted living, activities of daily living, senior living, long-term care, senior care, care staff, ADLs, healthcare technology, predictive care, CarePredict, integrated fitness systems, wearables, machine-learning, resident safety

Stop the Leaving! Best Practices to Hire and Retain Quality Senior Living Employees

Posted by Donna Cusano on Sep 15, 2017 11:59:38 AM

Staff retention is a chronic problem for senior living communities and their management. The average turnover rate for all employees is nearly 35% per year, according to Hospital & Healthcare Compensation Service’s 2016 survey of over 1,300 assisted living communities.

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Topics: assisted living, senior living, long-term care, senior care, care staff, healthcare technology, employee turnover, CarePredict, staff retention

Best Practices to Retain More Residents in Your Senior Living Community

Posted by Donna Cusano on Aug 31, 2017 11:38:00 AM

Executives in senior housing are well aware of the problem of resident turnover. With a current occupancy rate of 86.5 percent, a 21- to 29-month average length of stay in assisted living, and a median annual resident turnover of 46.8 percent, senior living communities have increasingly focused on marketing and successful move-ins. 

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Topics: measuring ADLs, assisted living, senior living, fall prevention, senior care, senior housing, care staff, resident turnover, resident retention, ADLs, healthcare technology, predictive care