How We Embrace Technology

July 19, 2019

Continuing Care Retirement Communities (CCRC) are residential communities established in a campus-like setting that provide older adults access to multiple levels of housing and care including residential homes or apartments much like their own homes; assisted living, which provides a level of assistance with daily tasks; and skilled  nursing care for mature adults with greater needs

Technology is Tops

After location and price, one of the top considerations for a residence is technology.  Even though adults aged 65 years or more reported that they are slowest to embrace new technology, they rated technology as tops on their list of “must haves.”

Abernethy Laurels has embraced technology bringing value to our customers.

-Free Guest Wi-Fi is provided in apartments, libraries, lounges and dining areas.
-Large screen guest computers with high speed internet provided in libraries for free use.
-Resident Portal accessible on the go from smart phones, tablets, laptops, or desktop computers (review dining menus, register for events, receive current news, view resident/staff directories, and messaging between residents).
-Integrated Electronic Medical Records (EMR) are incorporated in the health care system to provide your critical information to clinical staff at key moments.
-Computer and continuing education classes are often held to assist residents with the Resident Portal, FaceTime, and educational and fun activities using video conference technology as well as in person.
-In partnership with Sodexo, residents have access to a mobile app (BITE) that shares healthy food selections, nutritional information, calorie counts, etc. for foods being served on campus.
-Resident ID cards can be used throughout the community to purchase meals.
-Digital HD television service provides a vibrant watching experience.

What’s next on the horizon?

-Digital integration with Alexa for Resident Portal information
-On-line to-go and delivery food ordering
-On-line maintenance and housekeeping requests with status updates
-Digital campus signage providing content based on your physical location

As technology becomes more pervasive, Abernethy Laurels will embrace it with vigor.

Abernethy Laurels is an award-winning senior living community in Newton, NC.  We hope you found this information valuable as you make plans for the future.  There’s really no better time to consider a continuing care retirement community (CCRC) like Abernethy Laurels.  Call us today – come for lunch – we love showcasing our community!

102 Leonard Avenue, Newton, NC  28658 - www.abernethylaurels.org - Toll Free:  1-877-637-7941