Spotlight: May 2016

Blog

University of Cambridge Department of Psychology Dissertation by Brenna Budd: Smart Speaker Use and Psychological Well-being Among Older Adults

Staying Home, Staying Connected: A Resource Guide To Engage and Connect In Times of Social Distancing

Revolutionizing Dementia Care featuring Summer House at Claremont Manor

“Successfully Introducing New Technology in Your Community” with Touchtown and FPCIW (Full Webinar Now Available Online)

On the Road Again: How Self-Driving Vehicles Will Help Older Adults Stay Connected with Friends, Family and Their Community

Front Porch Center for Innovation and Wellbeing releases Amazon Alexa pilot project report

“Hearables” Help Overcome Hearing Problems in Groups

Greetings from the Alexa Club!

Veteran Voices from LifeBio: Guy Peterson

Veteran Voices from LifeBio: Jerry Coe

Media Highlights

Leading Age, CA: Lighting Pathways to Digital Literacy in Senior Housing

Future Proof season 3: American Society on Aging, Embodied Labs, and Front Porch Center for Innovation and Wellbeing talk empathy and connection between staff and residents.

Assistive technology, ranging from virtual reality to robotics, can help people thrive as they age.

In Isolating Times, Can Robo-Pets Provide Comfort?

With Virtual Reality, Caregivers Can Become Patients

New Virtual Reality Immersive Learning Lab Trains Caregivers on Improving Care of LGBT Older Adults

A New Kind of Companion: Voice assistants have won over older adults for a variety of functions, but there’s room for improvement.

Through the Eyes of Someone Living with Dementia: Practicing Person-Centered Communication During COVID-19

New CMS Telehealth Expansion Could Be ‘Very Good’ for Senior Living During Covid-19

TECH RIDES THE ‘GRAY TSUNAMI’: Age-tech aims to keep booming demographic thriving. Can it?

Podcasts

Press Releases

“Lighthouse for Older Adults,” a CITRIS and University of California Initiative, Brings Technology-Enabled Health and Well-Being to Low- Income California Seniors During COVID Crisis

Front Porch Receives Grant from Consumer Technology Association Foundation to Implement SOUND AND VISION Initiative

Front Porch Center for Innovation and Wellbeing to Host Cyber Security Twitter Chat Oct. 24

Front Porch Receives Grant from Consumer Technology Association Foundation to Expand Voice First Initiative

Front Porch Center for Innovation and Wellbeing Receives National Award for Smart Home Technology Use

Front Porch receives grant from Consumer Technology Association Foundation to expand Voice First initiative

Front Porch Center for Innovation and Wellbeing Releases Results of Amazon Alexa Pilot Project in San Diego Retirement Community

Front Porch, First Senior Living Organization to Invest in New Interactive iN2L Focus Tablets to Enhance Meaningful Engagement

Front Porch Center for Innovation and Wellbeing’s “Hearables for All” Project

It’s Never 2 Late Reaches Milestone with 2,000th Senior Living Community