The Canadian Centre for Aging and Brain Health Innovation (CC-ABHI), located at Baycrest Health Sciences (Baycrest) in Toronto, Canada, is offering funding to accelerate innovative solutions that will allow older adults to age safely in the setting of their choice while maintaining their cognitive, emotional, and physical well-being. Katie Sloan, LeadingAge’s president and CEO, serves on the Board of CC-ABHI.
The nurse call paging system at Christian Living Communities (CLC) was no longer serving its purpose. It was neither efficient nor user-friendly. In addition, it failed to provide accountability or visibility into call response time and time spent with residents, and resident and family satisfaction survey results revealed gaps that needed to be addressed.
Technology that helps keep older adults, including those desiring to thrive in their home of choice, healthy and independent is gaining adoption, and the 2016 LeadingAge Annual Meeting & EXPO reflected this growing trend, as clearly demonstrated in session Today’s Real-Time Technology Trends, which shared highlights of the Technology Adoption Data from the 2016 LeadingAge-Ziegler 150 Report.
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What if you could bring the wonders of the Grand Canyon to your assisted living residents—enabling them to fully experience the shapes, colors, and immensity of the canyon and emotions it brings?
This CAST case study from CAST Supporter HP, entitled Amplified Voices: Art-based Inquiry into Communication with Older Adults, explores the use of Sprout by HP—an all-in-one computer with two touch surfaces, the computer monitor and a flat horizonta