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Where healthcare and senior care meet digital and social technology

What is Google Plus and Do I Need it? [VIDEO]

By on July 25, 2011 • One Comment

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There’s a lot of buzz around Google’s new social network, Google Plus (Google+). But what the heck is it and do you really need it? Does your company need it? At this stage the jury is still out, but if...

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YouTube Makes Senior Living Community Very Cool [VIDEO]

By on July 18, 2011 • 0 Comments

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Just discovered this from the Ecumen Changing Aging Blog. These guys deserve an Oscar.

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Meet ePatient Dave [VIDEO]

By on July 07, 2011 • One Comment

A fun, inspiring, heartfelt story about how social technology is empowering patients.  When Dave deBronkart learned he had a rare and terminal cancer, he turned to a group of fellow patients online — and found the medical treatment that saved...

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The Cost Of Social Media in Health Care [INFOGRAPHIC]

By on June 30, 2011 • 0 Comments

Last year, I wrote a post called, “7 Things Every Senior Living, Home Care, and LTC Provider Wants to Know About Social Media.” One of things covered in that post is cost. Every health care provider executive is concerned about...

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Is Your Senior Care Company Old School? [INFOGRAPHIC]

By on June 29, 2011 • 0 Comments

Is your company flexible, agile, innovative, and efficient? Are your workers empowered, authentic, connected, engaged, self-sufficient, and inspired? These are generally not the adjectives one thinks of when it comes to the health care or senior care industries. If I...

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Let Your Customers Share Their Stories on Facebook

By on June 27, 2011 • 0 Comments

We continue to see social media superstars emerge from Children’s Hospital Boston. Here’s why they are simply the best in the business… So,  is your organization encouraging families to tell their stories on your Facebook Page? It’s all about the...

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Healthcare Social Media 2011 [VIDEO]

By on June 23, 2011 • 0 Comments

Just had to post this video. The latest in the series from Erik Qualman…

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Feed Your Facebook: Tips for Managing Your Social Media Presence in a Time-Starved World

By on May 11, 2011 • 0 Comments

This post originally appeared on the Elder Pages Online Blog and is authored by Tasha Beauchamp, MSc. Tasha is the Webmaster and Research Scientist for Elder Pages Online, a company specializing in Internet marketing for hospice and geriatric care managers....

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How Modern Social and Contextual Search Will Change Your Search Experience

By on May 09, 2011 • 0 Comments

I don’t know about you but I’m starting to like some of the things Google is doing to search. These days when I go to search for something, it’s almost as if Google knows who I am and where I’m...

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CAN Social Media and HIPAA Webinar [SLIDES]

By on March 24, 2011 • 0 Comments

For those of you interested in the slides from the Connecticut Association of Nonprofits Webinar today, you can download them on our Facebook Page. We’re having some trouble with our blog functionality at the moment. I’ll post to the blog once we...

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