Technology & Innovation

Brookdale is dedicated to improving the aging experience and shifting how society views senior living. Andrew Smith, Brookdale’s director of strategy and innovation, explores creative solutions and discusses the latest technology designed with seniors in mind.

Christopher Leech, Brookdale’s manager of resident technology and innovation, provides useful tips, tutorials and explanations for using your computer, tablet and phone. He figures it all out, so you don’t have to!

Virtual Reality Is Shaping a New Future for Seniors

Brookdale Senior Living October 28, 2018

Virtual reality, or VR, has seen a major boom in the last five years. And as scientists continue to develop VR technology, it’s proving to be much more than just ... Read more

Why Seniors and Technology Belong Together

Brookdale Senior Living October 17, 2018

You’ve heard the stories about seniors who miss seeing their families and friends. Or those who aren’t able to get out much but want to feel in touch with the ... Read more

Living Well with Wearable Tech

Brookdale Senior Living September 24, 2018

Today’s seniors have been living with technology for a long time. They aren’t exactly digital natives, but Baby Boomers like Steve Jobs and Bill Gates launched the digital arms race ... Read more

How Virtual Assistants and Voice Technology Are Revolutionizing Aging

Brookdale Senior Living March 23, 2018

With recent advancements in speech recognition and big-data storage, the world is moving beyond smartphones. Virtual assistants are animating homes and cars, the workplace and even senior living. Read more

12 Common Senior Scams and How to Avoid Them

Brookdale Senior Living March 15, 2018

Unfortunately, senior citizens are one of the most targeted groups for scams, identity theft and fraud. One study estimated that scammers steal $2.9 billion per year from seniors. That’s enough ... Read more

0 - 5 of 11 Blogs