Automating Communications To Dos Can Give Senior Care Staff Back Valuable Time

Senior Care Staff Need More Hours in Their Week - Automating Your Communication To-Dos Can Help

Communication technologies are creating new ways to check in, ask questions, express concerns, and give updates, resulting in resident-friendly and staff-friendly solutions to some of the challenges faced by senior care organizations. With the help of automated communications, staff can go about their day, tending to their routines without the extra worry of having to make redundant calls or send extra emails when issues arise. According to a study from the University of California San Francisco, “Rapidly emerging technological advances hold great potential for older people and their caregivers in navigating the social, cognitive, and physical changes associated with aging.”

Social Isolation in Seniors

Best Practices to Address Social Isolation in Seniors

Loneliness and social isolation are the most prevalent among seniors compared to other age groups. According to a study by the University of California - San Francisco, at least 43% of seniors report that they experience these feelings. Even more shocking, the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine findings indicate that at least 24% of seniors are socially isolated. Studies have also shown that seniors living in long-term care facilities are two times more likely to feel lonely than their community-dwelling counterparts.