On an important recent survey including 40,000 seniors, respondents ranked opportunities for social interactions and technology very, very highly.
The Bridges at Mission has embraced the very innovative use of technology in both traditional and memory care, providing its residents with many opportunities to participate and engage in group activities .
“Eversound” – These headphones allow us to include up to 20 residents on group activities such as bingo, movies, listening to music and dancing on group gatherings, whereas, in the past, their loss of hearing kept them somewhat disconnected and unable to participate 100%.
- iN2L – This big computer screen addresses the need for individualized, accessible engagement that enhances cognitive function, socialization, and quality of life. A simple press of a button can launch hundreds of applications, specially designed for seniors, so they can use the computer pleasurably, engagingly and with minimal frustration. Over 3,000 content items provide new choices for social connection, intellectual stimulation, physical engagement, spiritual connections, emotional support, etc. Each individual can have his or her individual page on the system, which displays their favorite personal options.
- Virtual Reality Headsets
- (Sensory Room planned for the near future)