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.
The Face of Cassia
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.
The Cassia Life
Like Gold Hidden Away Just where are they right now–your cache of old family pictures? Numbering in the hundreds, maybe the thousands, such collections might include prints, negatives, slides, digital prints on your home computer,…
By Wendi Dressen Cassia volunteers come to us for a variety of reasons – to gain experience in the senior care field, the desire to give back to the community, a connection to a staff…
The Face of Cassia
Our January Face of Caring honors Certified Nursing Assistant Nicole Newham at Moose Lake Health and Rehabilitation.
If you’ve ever tried to use a walker in snowy conditions, you know that the walker legs, with their rubber tips, tend to get stuck in the snow, making forward mobility a major winter challenge.
January 18, 2021 Since 1986, Americans have observed an annual holiday in honor of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Occurring on the third Monday of January each year, the holiday falls around (and sometimes…
#TechTuesday Continuing with our January topic of winter fall prevention, we bring you YakTrax walkers. YakTrax are stretchy rubber straps that pull on over the soles of your shoes or boots, and have metal coils…
#TechTuesday Among older adults, falls are the most common cause of traumatic head injury, and icy walkways are a very common cause of winter falls. In an online article on the Mayo Clinic website, Minnesota…