Spotlight: August 2020

Blog

CAST Expands Broadband in Affordable Housing Resources

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

Media Highlights

Media Highlights from FPCIW’s Dining Robot White Paper

Provider shares ‘telewellness playbook’ to address resident mental health

Virtual Reality Therapy Could Give Relief to Seniors – The New York Times

How VR is Helping Front Porch Residents Reduce Isolation and Improve Quality of Life

2021 iN2L Communities That Shine!

Mobile Beacon Awards Two Wi-Fly Digital Inclusion Grants

Bringing Broadband, Devices, and Training to Affordable Housing Residents

Challenge Awards $1 Million to UCI for Disaster Resilience in Aging Communities

CNN Tech For Good: With a VR headset, doctors can step into their patients’ shoes

$2 million trial will measure effect of virtual reality on senior living residents, families

Podcasts

Press Releases

Front Porch Center for Innovation and Wellbeing Launches New Online Resource Focused on Behavioral Health and Wellness

National Senior Living Advocate Sean Kelly Named CEO of Front Porch Communities and Services

New White Paper From Front Porch Center for Innovation and Wellbeing Reveals Increased Resident and Staff Satisfaction With Dining Robots

Front Porch Expands Memory Care Programs to Meet Increasing Demand for Those with Alzheimer’s and Related Dementias

Front Porch Announces Completion of Merger with Covia

Front Porch Awarded Grant from Consumer Technology Association (CTA)® Foundation for ‘Connected Wellness’ Project

Front Porch, Covia Complete Affiliation to Expand Mission

Front Porch Awarded Grant from AARP Foundation for Telewellness Project

“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