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Technology Adoption Tips for Resident Safety

Posted by Valerie Stephen

September 15, 2018 8:00:00 AM EDT

It is essential to your resident safety that the seniors in your senior living community adapt to accessible technology. Newer technology may be intimidating for older generations to begin using, but a lot of it is also be very beneficial.

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Topics: Technology, Resident Wellness

All Your Emergency Call Technology Questions Answered

Posted by Silversphere Team

September 1, 2018 8:00:00 AM EDT

Technology is consistently evolving right before our eyes. In the past twenty years, the Internet has taken the world by a storm. Today, over forty percent of the world is online – that’s roughly 3.5 billion people! To say technology has influenced our day-to-day lives is an understatement. Not only has our personal lives changed, but because of technology, so has the senior living industry – particularly with fall mitigation.

When combined with the proper resources, implementing technology and emergency call systems can be beneficial to keep seniors healthy, self-reliant, and out of the hospital by reducing the likeliness of falls. 

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Topics: Silversphere, Emergency Call System, Technology

Troubleshooting 101: Solving Silversphere Problems Pragmatically

Posted by Damon Lamb

May 5, 2018 8:00:00 AM EDT

There’s really not a special, magical process for troubleshooting your Silversphere system. In fact, the same troubleshooting steps used to do so can be applied to solve a variety of day-to-day problems. Now we're going to explain how to apply the same steps to troubleshoot two entirely unrelated issues. (This blog was originally posted July 2012 and has since been updated.)

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Topics: Customer Success and Support, wireless emergency call system, Training, troubleshooting, Tel-Tron, Technology, customer service, Emergency Call System

Top Technology Trends in Senior Living for 2018

Posted by Valerie Stephen

March 1, 2018 9:30:00 AM EST

Technology is constantly evolving, and it is essential to stay up to date with the top trends in senior living for 2018. At Silversphere we provide technology that helps in delivering resident safety and security, real-time information, staff efficiency, and risk reduction. We offer services such as customizable emergency call systems, 24-hour personal technical support, constant information gathering for security, and muc­­­­­h more. The top technology trends in senior living for 2018 revolve around wearables, devices and applications, telemedicine, voice activation, and overall integration.

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

Social Interactions for Seniors: Understanding the Benefits

Posted by Kaleb Scharmahorn

February 23, 2017 5:00:00 PM EST

As increasing amounts of research suggest, social interactions are healthful for seniors in a myriad of ways. For this reason, it's not surprising that many senior care communities, community centers, and families are working to increase the social opportunities for seniors in their care or community. Simply by ramping up the number of social encounters that seniors experience, you can enhance their lives and enrich their senior years.

 

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Topics: Assisted Living, Technology, Emergency Call System, Silversphere, Social Interaction, Senior Living

3 Reasons Why Emergency Call System Reporting Matters for Senior Living

Posted by Kathryn Wyckoff

January 1, 2017 6:00:00 AM EST

 

If you are using an emergency call system or nursing call system, like Silversphere’s technology solutions, you know just how much data you create on a monthly, weekly or even daily basis. While this can fluctuate based on how you are using the technology and size of your senior living facility, chances are – it is still a lot of data. So how is this information beneficial to your organization? Let’s look at how you can benefit by leveraging trends and insights.

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Topics: Technology, STRATOS

Social Interactions for Seniors: Understanding the Benefits

Posted by Kaleb Scharmahorn

October 19, 2016 1:43:00 PM EDT

As increasing amounts of research suggest, social interactions are healthful for seniors in a myriad of ways. For this reason, it's not surprising that many senior care communities , community centers, and families are working to increase the social opportunities for seniors in their care or community. Simply by ramping up the number of social encounters that seniors experience, you can enhance their lives and enrich their senior years.

 

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Topics: Assisted Living, Technology, Emergency Call System, Silversphere, Social Interaction, Senior Living

The Need For Predictive Technology

Posted by Damon Lamb

October 3, 2016 10:49:44 AM EDT

 

Let’s consider: What if Ellen Ripley, famously played by Sigourney Weaver in the 1979 sci-fi classic “Alien,” had looked at a database of previous sci-fi horror films, noted the obvious similarities and said, “Nope, we’re not going to investigate that creepy, derelict spaceship”? With her foresight, she could have prevented the whole messy episode and saved everyone a lot of heartache and slime. Admittedly, that would have made for a far less entertaining film, but that's not the point.

The point is that predicting the future saves lives is not only valid in science fiction.

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Topics: Technology

Technology Adoption: Avoiding the Pain of Change

Posted by Malcolm Graham

September 13, 2016 2:34:34 PM EDT

This week we bring you a guest blogger! Meet Malcolm Graham, Senior Vice President of Operations at Silversphere. Malcolm will be taking over a technology series for us, discussing how to effectively navigate the pitfalls of changing and adopting new technology. 

Change is happening all around us, relentlessly morphing the landscape of our industry. Technology and aging are at an incredible crossroads of that changing landscape, with opportunities for us to leverage innovations that are a part of that change. The only caveat is harnessing this whirling sea of technology and tools rather than having it set us sailing on fragmented journeys.

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Topics: Technology

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

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