Reducing Falls in Memory Care Through Innovative Technologies

According to the Alzheimer’s Association, falls are the primary cause of Alzheimer disease–related hospitalizations, contributing to 26 percent of all hospitalizations in the United States. Stats like this are hard to ignore and, because of this, Carlton Senior Living was excited to be the first facility to deploy an innovative technology offered by SafelyYou that has resulted in an 80 percent reduction in falls [1]. In 2017, Carlton Senior Living Davis partnered with Berkeley Artificial Intelligence Research, an affiliate of UC Berkeley, to test the SafelyYou system to detect falls and prevent future falls within our memory care environment. …

by Denee Naro

Alzheimer’s Care, Blog, Carlton Senior Living, Dementia Care, New Research, New Technology, Senior Health, Senior Science, Senior Technology, dementia-alzheimers-news

Seniors in Assisted Living Facilities? There Is An App For That!

In order to help seniors improve care at assisted living facilities and help them take control of their daily health, researchers from the University of Notre Dame have developed a special app for computer tablets and smartphones. The new app allows doctors or caregivers to communicate with their older patients electronically. This makes it possible for seniors to track their own health, keep track of their updates, and make it easy to voice concerns. The eSeniorCare app is going to help seniors become more active in their own care. How The App Works The first way that the app works is through the functions Medication Adherence and Medication …

by Jonita Dixon

Blog, Carlton Senior Living, New Technology, Senior Living Lifestyle