Webinar: Safeguarding Residents and Caregivers During COVID-19


Seniors Housing Business hosted a panel discussion on June 3 entitled “Safeguarding Residents and Caregivers During COVID-19: Technologies that Prevent Infectious Disease Spread” where expert panelists addressed the importance of technology and creativity in keeping residents safe and connected, both during the pandemic and as nationwide shutdowns are ending.

A high-touch industry like seniors housing requires a high-tech approach to ensure residents are healthy and feel part of their community. How can those in the industry elevate services, drive down costs and adapt in the face of new data? Learn more in this enlightening panel discussion as four experts in seniors housing talk about how to implement tech and rise to the challenges COVID-19 presents senior communities nationwide.

Listen to expert panelists weigh in on the following seniors housing tech topics:

  • Contact tracing for staff and residents
  • Effects of COVID-19 on senior living communities
  • Digital connection to promote resident health and wellbeing
  • Countering the negative effects of isolation​
  • Data collection and the challenge of maintaining resident privacy
  • Implementing technology to lower expenses

Webinar sponsor: Philips​ is a leading technology company focused on improving people’s health and enabling better outcomes across the health continuum from healthy living and prevention, to diagnosis, treatment and home care.


  • David Wardlaw, VP of Business Development, Digital Health Solutions, Philips (moderator)
  • Nancy Swanger, Associate Dean & Founding Director, Granger Cobb Institute, Washington State University
  • Stephanie Harris, CEO & Principal, Arrow Senior Living
  • Meredith Mills, SVP & COO, Country Meadows Retirement Communities.

Watch the video to hear panelists explain how COVID-19 has increased the need for technology in senior living communities and how to implement solutions with care, compassion and speed.

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