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, equity,…

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…

David Smith Steps Down at Sherpa CRM to Pursue Other Passions

ST. LOUIS, Mo. — David Smith will no longer be involved with day-to-day operations at Sherpa CRM, a St. Louis-based sales enablement platform that he co-founded eight years ago. Prior to co-founding Sherpa, Smith founded One on One: Inspired Senior…

A ‘Digital Ceiling’ Can Mirror Smart Home Experience

As IoT technology becomes a bigger part of seniors’ lifestyles, property owners look for strategies to match expectations. By Dwight Stewart and Cliff White There’s no question technology will change most everything the industry knows about building and operating senior…

Enseo Promotes Technology Veteran Kristen Singleton to President, CIO

PLANO, Texas — Enseo, a Plano-based technology provider serving the hospitality, senior living and education sectors, has promoted Kristen Singleton to president. Singleton joined Enseo as chief information officer in 2020 and will continue holding that position in addition to…

OneDay Appoints Lacy Jungman as VP of Strategic Development

DALLAS — OneDay, a technology company based in Dallas that serves the seniors housing industry, has appointed Lacy Jungman as vice president of strategic development. OneDay has added 35 new team members this year, bringing it total number of employees…

Saving Water Can Increase Interest from Capital Sources

By David Duckwitz, Sensor Industries A recent Seniors Business Housing article, Why So Many Investors Are Chasing Active Adult, pointed to the favorable investment trend in active adult housing. The demographics driving that trend are the 70 million baby boomers…

Webinar: Rethinking Seniors Housing Resident Engagement — Technology that Improves Staff Efficiencies while Enhancing the Resident Experience

The Nov. 3 Seniors Housing Business webinar “Rethinking Seniors Housing Resident Engagement — Technology that Improves Staff Efficiencies while Enhancing the Resident Experience” focused on the best ways to improve resident engagement, streamline care and support staff. Panelists discussed Platforms across the continuum of care Resident…

NIC Plans Deeper Data with New Partnerships, Studies

HOUSTON — The National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care (NIC) has plans to improve its data for its constituents through commissioned studies and new technology partnerships. The announcement was made at the NIC Fall Conference, held Nov. 1…

Senior Technology With Staying Power

Emerging out of the pandemic are some unique tech tools that have become part of everyday life at many senior living communities. By Eric Taub It’s often said that seniors and technology don’t mix. Whether it’s remembering how to use…