Senior housing behind the times in tech–and more (US)

A short and extremely pointed take on how senior living communities in the US are just plain not up to speed in their management. Technology adoption is the focus, and reasons cited are:

  • Seniors and caregivers are stereotyped as the technophobes–but so are the senior care managers and staff
  • Tech is expensive, the market is small
  • New tech=early adopters, but they are few and must be the brave ones

Senior housing is also behind the times in marketing (invariably meaning sales), web presence, building design and activity programs. You’ll be wondering how they stay in business. Is this your community, or one you are selling to?  Perpetually behind the times…(Senior Housing Forum)

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