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Your Senior Living Technology: Factors to Consider Before You Upgrade

Posted by Kaleb Scharmahorn

August 2, 2016 11:45:41 AM EDT

 

A key goal of a successful senior care community is to generate loyalty by providing quality products and services and being responsive to the needs of the staff, residents, and their families. To meet this goal, more companies are harnessing senior specific technology to advance their care and differentiation in an efficient and cost-effective way.

Are you a senior care provider who has decided that technology upgrades are necessary to meet the evolving needs of your residents? If so, there is much to consider before implementing the new technology. It is a process to determine how the new technology will help achieve your mission and goals, what the business can invest and how the new technology will affect the bottom line.

 

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Topics: Assisted Living, Before You Buy, Technology, nurse call system, Emergency Call System

Building Blocks for Financing Your Senior Living Community

Posted by Kaleb Scharmahorn

January 17, 2015 12:19:00 PM EST

If you have decided to open a senior living community in response to the growing need of senior care brought on by the aging “Baby Boomer” generation, the first step of your journey is figuring out your financing options and putting a plan in place to make the most out of your investment. Regardless of the type of business being started, new business owners should understand what the fundamentals of financing that business look like. The following topics provide building blocks by shedding light on important subjects related to financing your new senior living investment.  

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Topics: Assisted Living, compliance, Before You Buy, Consultant, Independent living, Emergency Call System, Senior Living

Technology Makes Top Ten Senior Living Trends for 2011

Posted by Todd Hudgins

January 31, 2011 12:04:30 PM EST

From Senior Housing News comes this article about technology. Click here for full article.

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Topics: Integration, safety, Assisted Living, Before You Buy, Emergency Call System, In the Cloud

A National Standard for Emergency Call Systems (It's on the way!)

Posted by Rick Dawson

January 21, 2011 5:28:35 AM EST

In any Assisted or Independent Living community, the emergency call system is a significant link in the delivery of Life Safety for the residents. When help is needed, the expectation is that the emergency call system will reliably summon that help.

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Topics: Certification, Nurse Call, wireless emergency call system, Assisted Living, compliance, Before You Buy, Technology, Emergency Call System

All Senior Living Communities Are NOT The Same!

Posted by Tel-Tron Corp.

September 21, 2010 10:22:09 AM EDT

Seriously. Take a look at the web sites for the top senior living providers and see if you can spot the differences between them. I've posted a few screen shots from a few just to prove the point. Look at the mission statement graphic. Is there a senior living company in existence that doesn't claim to do ALL of those same things?

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Topics: Unique Advantage, made in the usa, Nurse Call, wireless emergency call system, Assisted Living, Before You Buy, PC, Technology, Emergency Call System

Why 312 MHz Kicks Butt for Senior Living Emergency Call Systems

Posted by buddykrug

June 3, 2010 12:43:56 PM EDT

When it comes to resident life safety, why would you take a chance having your wireless emergency call fail due to radio interference or being blocked by common building materials? Activate a Tel-Tron pendant or wireless pull cord and rest assured, your emergency call will get through, and help is on the way. Unlike many of our competitors who use 2.4 GHz technology, Tel-Tron uses 312 MHz which is absolutely the best technology for penetrating building materials and is essentially free of interference from other transmitters operating at the same frequency.

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Topics: Nurse Call, wireless emergency call system, Before You Buy, Emergency Call System

Enough Already. The PC has to go!

Posted by Tel-Tron Corp.

May 16, 2010 4:00:01 AM EDT

 

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Topics: Senior Living, Nurse Call, computer, wireless emergency call system, pendant, life safety, Assisted Living, Staff Notification, Before You Buy, PC, Emergency Call System, In the Cloud

Wireless Network….Heal Thy Self!

Posted by Tel-Tron Corp.

May 15, 2010 3:50:36 AM EDT

Every time I hear someone say "wireless emergency call systems are pretty much all the same" it makes my want to pull my hair out. While it is true that many systems have a similar mission, there are very few similarities in how the mission gets

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Topics: wireless nurse call system, Senior Living, Zigbee, Nurse Call, wireless emergency call system, Assisted Living, Before You Buy, Wireless, Technology, Emergency Call System

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