Alexa will be your best friend when you’re older

Leslie Miller’s days are jam-packed. Being legally blind hasn’t slowed down the 70-year-old resident of Casa de Mañana Retirement Community in La Jolla, California: she frequently gets lunches with friends, goes dancing, reads, and loves to listen to radio soap operas. Lately, she’s gotten into guided meditation. None of that would be possible without Alexa. […]

3 Harsh Truths to Accept if You Want to Be Successful

Get rid of the junk philosophies and your path immediately clears. I’ve yet to meet anyone who doesn’t want to be successful. But to meet that goal, you have to have a solid sense of philosophies that actually work in the office and ones that are…well, let’s just call them crap. Scott Moody, CEO and founder of K4Connect, has […]

K4Connect: Why technology is poised to disrupt senior living industries

K4Connect is riding a demographic wave: making technology for seniors who cope with some kind of disability while living in a community setting.The startup provides technology that lets seniors control their smart living environments and monitor their health and wellness at 70 senior living communities. The idea is to create places where older people can age at home […]

Tech Startups Are Programming Voice Assistants To Aid the Elderly, Disabled

Statistics from the US Census Bureau show massive growth in the senior population around the world, with that number expected to double by 2050.  In Japan, it’s possible that nearly forty percent of the population will be over the age of 65 in 30 years.   “We wanted to teach Alexa about senior living,” Holt said.  “To not […]

White Horse Village Invests in Next-Gen Innovation for Residents and Team Members, Enlists K4Connect as Technology Partner

Premier Life Plan Community completes successful pilot of the most advanced senior living technology on the market; prepares to roll out to nearly 900-person campus Today, White Horse Village, a not-for-profit continuing care retirement community in Newtown Square, Pa., announced the deployment of K4Community, the premier senior living solution from K4Connect, a purpose-driven technology company that creates […]

Eskaton Deploys Amazon Alexa to 100 Seniors in Assisted Living

“Eskaton’s expansion into voice is a testament to this organization’s track record and continued commitment to providing residents and staff with the most cutting-edge tools available today,” said F. Scott Moody, co-Founder, CEO, and chief member advocate of K4Connect. “The Roseville community was our first Eskaton deployment, starting in January 2018 with Smart Home, Smart […]

Inside Kisco’s Rollout of Alexa-Enabled Smart Home Technology

By Tim Mullaney—Kisco is making the move through the K4Connect platform, which is able to sync up with Amazon Echo. Linking up these systems allows residents to control elements such as temperature and lighting, as well as sign up for activities and get information such as the day’s menus, simply by asking Alexa. Read the […]