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 […]

K4Connect Expands into New Jersey as United Methodist Communities Deploys New Technology for Residents and Associates

Advanced senior living technology seamlessly connects residents to health and wellness, social engagement, and home automation tools K4Connect, a purpose-driven technology company that creates solutions that serve and empower older adults and those living with a disability, announced today its expansion into New Jersey through a strategic partnership with United Methodist Communities (UMC), an influential provider of […]

Terrace Place at Vincentian takes seniors into the future

By Kaisha Jantsch — It’s described as a next-generation “I Love Lucy” meets “The Jetsons” — a senior living facility with smart lighting and heat and other futuristic bells and whistles. mart technology is provided by Amazon’s Alexa and K4Connect, a senior-specific technology company based in Raleigh, N.C. Residents can control the lights and temperature of […]

K4Connect and Ziegler Link•Age Fund Form Strategic Partnership to Transform Senior Living Through Advanced Connected-Life Technologies

Senior-focused innovators join forces to bring cutting-edge technology solutions to the rapidly expanding aging population CHICAGO and RALEIGH, N.C., June 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ —K4Connect,a purpose-driven technology company that creates solutions that serve and empower older adults and those living with a disability, today announced a strategic partnership with the Ziegler Link•Age Fund II, LP (the “Fund”). Through this partnership, K4Connect […]