Large technology firms are dipping their toes into the seniors care market, launching pilot programs with select developers and care managers to increase the use of remote, non-intrusive health monitoring in both single-family homes and large facilities.
One such firm is Atlanta-based Thrive Senior Living, which has partnered with Seoul-based LG Corp. to develop a Smart Senior Living platform at its 15 properties throughout the South. The most recent Thrive property to open with this technology is The Legacy at Falcon Point in Katy, Texas, which was completed in September. The 164-bed assisted-living and memory-care community uses sensor and handheld technology devices for health records integration, communication, documentation, prescription filling, personal activity monitoring and even entertainment, including video calls with relatives. The technology is also being added into Thrive’s new 89-unit Village at Greer community in Greer, S.C. Pilot Tech Programs Provide Better Senior Care | Seniors Housing content from National Real Estate Investor