Transformative Tech Products Emerge

Advancements in artificial intelligence, mobile apps and even robots are becoming the new normal for improving seniors’ health. By Eric Taub A plaintive call from an elderly family member several years ago illustrated society’s digital divide. “The TV commercial said…

Executive Home Care Acquires Assisted Living Locators

HACKENSACK, N. J., and SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Executive Home Care, a Hackensack-based in-home care provider with a wide range of service options and care programs, has acquired the Assisted Living Locators brand and franchise system. Assisted Living Locators is a…

iN2L + LifeLoop Names Navin Gupta as Chief Executive Officer

DENVER — iN2L + LifeLoop, a Denver-based senior living engagement, wellness and community operations platform, has named Navin Gupta as chief executive officer. Gupta will focus on furthering the combined organization’s mission to impact the aging experience in North America…

WelcomeHome Software Hires Derek Bambach as Senior Product Manager

ATLANTA — WelcomeHome Software, an Atlanta-based customer relationship management software for the seniors housing industry, has hired Derek Bambach as a senior product manager to its team. Bambach’s career includes positions at Dell Technologies Virtustream, Incentive Solutions and SunTrust now…

Use Technology, Design to Achieve Senior Living Goals

By Christian Buesing, director of operations – technology solutions, Direct Supply Technology needs to serve a purpose. In my personal life I am slow to implement new technology into my routine until I know for sure it will serve me…

Sherpa Hires Former NIC Data Expert Lana Peck

ST. LOUIS — Sherpa, a St. Louis-based technology company serving seniors housing, has hired Lana Peck to guide the company’s expansion into a range of research and analytics services. As vice president of research and analytics, Peck will lead Sherpa’s…

Seniors Housing Tech Firm Merger: iN2L Acquires LifeLoop

DENVER and OMAHA, Neb. — iN2L, a Denver-based digital engagement company serving the senior living market, has acquired LifeLoop, an Omaha-based resident engagement platform that encourages communication between residents, staff and family members. The buyer hopes LifeLoop’s suite of communication,…

How to Streamline Senior Living Community HR Processes

Cut Costs, Save Time and Recruit and Retain Good Workers The growth of the aging population is creating more demand for senior living options. But growing demand is colliding with a labor shortage, adding to the workload and strain on…

Webinar: What’s Ahead For Seniors Housing Staff, Leaders and HR

  The “What’s Ahead For Seniors Housing Staff, Leaders and HR: A Study on 2022 Business Priorities” webinar took place April 14 and was hosted by Seniors Housing Business and sponsored by Paychex. The discussion focused on staff retention and engagement; diversity,…

EmpowerMe Wellness Names Dr. Jody Mitchell as Chief Medical Officer

ST. LOUIS — EmpowerMe Wellness, an integrated healthcare provider serving more than 450 senior living communities nationwide, has named Dr. Jody Mitchell as chief medical officer. Based at EmpowerMe’s headquarters in St. Louis, Mitchell will oversee and manage clinical practices,…

Dispelling the Technophobia Myth

Today’s seniors and their families demand video streaming and ubiquitous Wi-Fi, and operators need the infrastructure to handle it. By Eric Taub As a new generation of Americans age and begin to move into assisted living, the old tale that…

The Importance of Cleaner Indoor Air in Seniors Housing

Improved circulation and purification methods can help prevent viral spread. By Jie Zhao, Delos Labs We now know that SARS-Cov-2 (the virus that causes COVID-19) is primarily spread through the air. There are three main modes of transmission: direct exposure…

QX Global Group Acquires Management Consulting Firm Chazey Partners

BLOOMFIELD, N.J. — QX Global Group, a Bloomfield-based business process outsourcing company, has acquired an 80 percent stake in Austin, Texas-based Chazey Partners, a management consulting and advisory firm specializing in business and digital transformation. The Chazey Partners team brings…

K4Connect Receives $12M in Additional Venture Funding

MORRISVILLE, N.C. — K4Connect, a Morrisville-based health technology company that builds tech for older adults, has received $12 million in additional venture financing since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. The credits the “undeniable need for dependable and scalable resources…

How to Manage the Great Resignation

Operators must streamline, improve hiring and retention processes.  By Britt Riese, Oasis It’s no secret that the demand for talent in healthcare is exceptionally high right now and the projected need for workers continues to rise. This historical trend has…

How to Leverage Technology to Stabilize Staffing Shortages

By Meagan Rohan, Vice President of Sales, Caremerge The senior living industry is dealing with a severe staffing problem. According to a survey by the American Health Care Association (AHCA) released in September 2021, only four percent of assisted living…