Reaching the age of 100 is a good reason to celebrate—and in the past year, four residents at Cassia’s Hastings Senior Health and Living have done so. Each one has an intriguing story.
This detecting device adjusts the light level along several pathways if it senses that the room light is too low to prevent falls. It also learns a person’s activity patterns, using artificial intelligence, and alerts the system of any changes that might indicate that a fall is probable. Together these functions account for up to a 75% reduction in falls in residential care settings.
While St. Valentine’s Day typically celebrates love and friendship, the holiday has Christian roots. It was named for the third-century Roman saint called Saint Valentine. He was known for compassion and kindness and in that spirit, we are dedicating our Face of Caring post today to Chaplain Merle Hoots.
January 2021 marked the first all-virtual CES, yet drew over 3,000 exhibitors and many thousand virtual attendees globally. And the winner is… Notably, the Innovations Award winner in the Health and Wellness “wearables” category is a hearing aid solution called WIDEX MOMENT™, the first developer to utilize artificial intelligence to naturally replicate the sound of the human voice in real time.