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04 Jan Top Apps for Seniors !

Senior citizens are one of the fastest growing demographics to embrace technology. And with good reason! It has been proven that with the right repertoire of apps, mobile technologies can create major lifestyle improvements for seniors. Check out the links below for a list of nifty apps that cover everything from entertainment to health!

Sunrise Senior Living Blog’s Top 20 Apps for Senior Citizens

Keystone Technologies’ 11 Essential Apps Every Senior Should Have

Good Samaritan Society’s 15 Great Apps for Seniors

18 Dec New Study shows a 50% Improvement in Resident Satisfaction after Installing InTouchLink

  • Prior to implementing InTouchLink, 94% of communities reported issues in communication. These issues are a root cause of extreme dissatisfaction from residents and their families.
  • A study conducted on the implementation of InTouchLink shows dramatic improvements in both communication within the community and the satisfaction ratings of staff, residents and their families.
  • The implementation of an all-in-one technological platform has the ability to greatly influence a community’s capacity to manage multiple functions efficiently, successfully retain staff and residents, and improve overall effectiveness.

Below, you will find more details of this ground-breaking study:


 

North America’s Leading All-In-One LTC Technology Solution

Although the use of technology in the Senior Living sector is a necessity, it has increasingly become a burden. Technology can be time-consuming and inefficient, and there is a demand for simple one-stop solutions. Studies have found that deficiencies in communication between management and staff as well as the community and its residents have been recognized in 94% of communities. InTouchLink strives to provide senior living communities with the tools to increase communication between all parties, train employees efficiently and improve overall operational effectiveness. In order to prove that a robust and comprehensive software platform can deliver the aforementioned benefits, a study was conducted with focus groups in 11 retirement communities and 18 long term care homes across North America.

Participants were asked to complete a survey before and after the implementation of InTouchLink. The survey showed that prior to the introduction of InTouchLink, 88% of residents and families were extremely dissatisfied with communication and viewed this as the most significant factor in their overall experience with the community. After the implementation of InTouchLink, satisfaction improved dramatically. 62% of respondents rated communication as very good or better and 52% noted a marked improvement in communication amongst staff and residents and their families. Staff spent less time on the management of daily resident requests and resident families were extremely satisfied with the remote access capabilities of the software. In conclusion, the implementation of an all-in-one technological platform has the ability to greatly influence a community’s capacity to manage multiple functions efficiently, successfully retain staff and residents, and improve overall effectiveness.

Click here to access a detailed summary of the study.

10 Jun InTouchLink announces a new preferred provider partnership with Diabetes Connect

InTouchLink is pleased to announce a new prefered provider partnership with Diabetes Connect.

InTouchLink will have all Diabetes Connect protocols and instructional videos available for all educational clients.

Diabetes in long term care has grown to epic proportions. Diabetes Connect was developed to address the diabetes challenge with an innovative, quality based procedure.

 

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25 Jan Dad’s New iPad

A daughter is visiting her father and is helping in the kitchen.

She asks: “Tell me dad, how are you managing with the new iPad we gave you for Christmas?”

This clip is spoken in German but it’s totally understandable in any language.

If only he had InTouchLink, the easy-to-use software for seniors.

InTouchLink can be an ideal resource for seniors looking to use current technology to bring the world to them.

Sign up for a free trial today and experience firsthand the benefits of being “In Touch”!

07 Dec HOW TO USE INNOVATIONS IN TECHNOLOGY TO BOOST OCCUPANCY

 

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HOW TO USE INNOVATIONS IN TECHNOLOGY TO BOOST OCCUPANCY
Join us for a Free Webinar:

Live, online and from your desktop!

Technology has changed our world, and if senior living communities want to achieve or maintain high occupancy and profitability, taking advantage of current technologies is a must.

On Wednesday, December 12 at 2pm EST, InTouchLink’s Jonathan Seliger will be conducting a webinar hosted by RetirementHomes.com. Jonathan will share thoughts on how you can:

– Harness new technology to bring more residents into your communities
– Increase family involvement
– Generate operational efficiencies.

Whatever spectrum of care your community provides, this webinar is a must-attend and you will come away with practical, workable suggestions.

To register, complete your information below. If you have any questions, email info@intouchlink.net or robert@retirementhomes.com.

Title: How to use innovations in technology to boost occupancy
Date: Wednesday, December 12, 2012
Time: 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM EST
After registering you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the Webinar.

Space is limited.
Reserve your Webinar seat now at:
https://www3.gotomeeting.com/register/142588646

Register Now!

07 Dec Resident’s At the Waverley Mansion in London Ontario, staying young and having fun!

This charming video is proving that it doesn’t matter what age you are; you can always have fun. A group of seniors at the Waverley Mansion, a retirement home in London, Ontario came together and created this video and it is fast becoming a hit on YouTube. With their own version of the popular Carly Rae Jepsen song “Call Me Maybe” that has them making fans on YouTube. This video has received over 740,000 hits in less than 4 weeks.

Enjoy!