NADSA National Conference 2020

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Join us this fall! Adult Day Care staff will love the National Adult Day Services Association’s annual conference (NADSA). This is the largest gathering of Adult Day Service (ADS) leadership and decision-makers in the country. There is no better opportunity to network, share, learn, and celebrate as an ADS community. NADSA Conference 2020: Serving Seniors,…

Six Strategies for Combatting Social Isolation in the Elderly

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Social isolation is something that communities across the world are attempting to combat through senior programming and resources. As people age, their loved ones pass away and health conditions arise that can lead to various social and physical barriers. While this is a natural part of ageing, it often leaves older adults lacking social support…

Alexa for Seniors: A Dementia-Friendly Tool

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Households across the world have been adopting Amazon’s Echo (aka Alexa) into their homes. However, Alexa has proved herself useful enough that this trend is extending beyond the single household. Since the Amazon Echo became HIPAA-compliant earlier this year, using Alexa for seniors has become more popular in elderly care communities. This is arguably a…

See you at the 2019 Digital Care Conference!

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Technology in social care is a rapidly growing field of exciting innovation. Critical discussion and research are needed to ensure successful and sustainable integration of technology in health and social care. This year’s Digital Care Conference, held on December 12, will explore development and ethics in social care technology and aim to facilitate discussion around…