Guest Column: Jennifer King

Guest Column: Jennifer King

Technology Integration in Senior Living


A growing trend within the senior living industry involves incorporating technology into senior living communities. Given the availability of recent technology, it has become standard practice for these communities to adopt various technological solutions. Companies can implement technology in multiple ways, such as facilitating telehealth appointments or enhancing the overall quality of life for residents.


One way senior living communities can embrace innovation is by integrating IN2L technology, which fosters connections among residents by aligning their interests, thoughts, and images, and encouraging interaction and engagement with others to share their experiences. Combining a personalized approach to memory care with cutting-edge technologies allows memory care residents to enjoy both safety and happiness while providing peace of mind to their loved ones.


Another avenue for senior living communities to incorporate technology is by installing the award-winning Vigil Memory Care System in their communities. This system employs sensors and motion detectors to alert staff when a resident may require assistance.


Lastly, one of the simplest ways for senior living communities to integrate technology into their environment is by utilizing social media and email platforms. We utilize social media and email campaigns to connect our residents with their families. Families are encouraged to follow our social media pages, which help them stay informed about the latest events, activities, and outings at their loved one’s community. Social media offers families a glimpse into their loved one’s life, fostering stronger connections and better communications.


The integration of technology into senior living communities represents a significant and positive shift in the industry. This trend not only enhances the quality of life for residents but also provides peace of mind to their families. By embracing technologies such as IN2L and the Vigil Memory Care System, senior living communities can offer a safer and more encouraging environment for their residents, particularly those in memory care. Additionally, the use of social media and email bridges the gap between residents and their families, fostering better connections and keeping loved ones updated on community activities. This marriage of technology and care represents a promising future for senior living communities and their residents.


Jennifer King is the Director of Sales for the The Blake at LPGA.