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Visionary Long Term Care Provider, Prelude in MN, talks TECHNOLOGY & GrandCare Systems!!

Prelude Homes & Services Offers a New Way of Living

by Alzheimers Speaks Radio Show

Listen as Campus Director, Janelle Johnson discusses why Prelude is so unique in offering technology like GrandCare Systems for better, more connected care. She discusses the GrandCare Solution and their usage between 25:43 – 27:20.  She then speaks more to GrandCare between 42:50 and 46:31

She offers great insight into why long term care communities should use technology and how it makes them a better place!!!!  We need more long term care providers that are this innovative, this forward-thinking and this visionary! Thanks Janelle for this great piece!!

Janelle discusses how they use GrandCare to reach out into the community. They also use it within their property. She discusses it as a communication tool for residents, use for SKYPE and talks about using GrandCare as a residential KIOSK set up in a community room. Below is a picture of what a multi-res kiosk might look like.

SKYPE on the GrandCare System! Helps residents connect with family members!


Prelude Homes & Services Offering a New Way of Living

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Guests Today:  Janelle Johnson, Campus Director – Prelude, and Suzi Shuman, Director of Sales and Marketing – API


  • Providing elders & their families resources to live successfully in their own homes;
  • Providing compassionate, state-of-the art care for those who seek service-enriched housing;
  • Providing a place of peace, comfort, and hope for those desiring end-of-life care;
  • All within a community built on Biblical principles.
See a video on Prelude and all of the features & amenities they offer!  http://preludecares.com/

9-15-11 Aging &Technology Webinar – Technology in Senior Housing: Marketing Supportive Technology

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Thursday September 15th Aging/Technology Webinar:

Date: Thursday, September 15th, 2011
Time: 2pm EDT (1pm CDT / 12p MDT / 11am PDT)
Location: http://grandcaresystems.webex.com

Topic: Technology in Senior Housing: Marketing Supportive Technology

Though existing and emerging technology has great potential in improving the quality of care in senior housing, providers continue to face barriers in implementing the supportive technologies in these settings.  In this webinar, we will discuss known obstacles and describe effective ways of modifying a sales presentation to focus on the benefits to counter the barriers based on the specific needs of your audience.

Take Away Points:

  1. Accurately report benefits and challenges of implementing technology into a care plan
  2. Adapt to meet needs
  3. Quality training crucial for success

Our Speaker: Amber Lee, Prelude

As a leader in Prelude’s At Home initiative, Amber is responsible for identifying and delivering innovative solutions that improve care delivery and increase the quality of life for each family she serves.  Her dedication to creating meaningful relationships drives the extraordinary customer service that is the Prelude standard. Amber has a distinctive background in serving others who are navigating transitional decisions.  Years of working intimately with families in challenging situations has contributed to her aptitude for understand and empathizing with clients.  She has a unique ability to match technology offerings and care strategies to real life circumstances and is able to offer a fresh approach in responding to family concerns while balancing quality, efficiency, and less costly care options.

“I feel blessed that my love of people, particularly elders, has turned into a gratifying career.  I have the pleasure of interfacing with and educating families on the available resources to help mom and dad live in their own homes.”

Our Sponsor: GrandCare Systems

GrandCare combines aspects of “Smart Home” automation technology, internet communications, social networking designed for residents, telehealth assessment, activity of daily living monitoring, cognitive assists, medication management and two-way video chat technologies, into a flexible, user friendly and affordable package. Available since 2006, GrandCare Systems offers the most comprehensive and fully featured aging and technology system on the market today.

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