K4Connect Blog

The team at K4Connect believes that technology should not be just for the next generation, but for every generation. As we explore current and future innovations and opportunities in senior technology, our Design, Product, Customer and Member Success, IoT Engineering, Development, Test and Marketing teams will be sharing their insights in this blog. We look forward to receiving your feedback!

[Video] Putting More Heart into Smart Technology

By Shannon Smith - Creating technology requires thinking.  Creating good technology that serves a purpose takes thinking with both your mind and your heart. If you quickly think of your grandparents, it may be easy to believe that they are people that are averse to...

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[Video] 2019’s Top Tech Trends for Senior Living

  To kickoff 2019, we hosted our first Executive Session webinar and unveiled the 2019's Top Tech Trends for Senior Living. Based upon his recent article in Forbes, Kuldip Pabla sat down to speak with K4Connect's President, Derek Holt...

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Tour a smart home on the trade show floor!

Are you heading to the 2018 LeadingAge Annual meeting in Philadelphia? If so, stop by and see us at booth #1803 at the expo! We’re in a front and center location by the main entrance and have two exciting announcements to share. Not only will our booth be an...

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5 Ways Tech Can Help Keep Older Adults Active & Healthy

Technology can have many positive impacts on the lives of older adults, but as we've previously discussed in the K4Blog, the design of these products needs to go beyond simple font increases. There are so many products on the market these days that are focused on...

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3 Keys to a Successful Tech Deployment

By Mike Althoff, Director of Customer and Member Success, K4Connect - Imagine that today is your daughter’s 16th birthday.  Up to this point, you’ve never said anything to her about driving -- she’s never asked (and frankly, never learned) how to drive.  You take her...

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Inside K4: The Life of an Intern

By Julie Terry, Sr. Marketing Manager, K4Connect - This summer we were excited to welcome a team of accomplished interns to work alongside us at the K4Connect offices in Raleigh. With positions available across all our teams, an internship with the company is a great...

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Increasing Communication Across a Large-Scale CCRC

A case study with Masonic Villages at Elizabethtown and K4Community Masonic Villages of Pennsylvania is a world-class retirement living operator dedicated to providing an amenity-rich environment for residents to “enjoy life their way.” With over 145 years in service,...

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Closing the Engineering Chasm

By Shannon Smith, Director of Engineering Operations & Quality, K4Connect – No matter what part of the product development spectrum you work on, the focus should always be on the people you’re ultimately creating for. In the end, it is the user that benefits from...

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