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Using technology in memory care to increase engagement and improve communication

In neighborhoods created specifically for individuals with memory impairments, technology can play an active role in both the engagement of residents and communication with family members. But it’s important that technology is used properly – particularly when it comes to resident care. Technology in a memory care setting should always support a culture of engagement and participation rather than simply providing entertainment, says Lorie Dancy, Vice President of Clinical Services at Solvere Senior Living. “If technology takes a resident away from participating and being actively engaged,” she says, “that’s when we might shy away from using a device.” Memory care …