Senior Housing News: How New Tech Could Help Senior Isolation Problem

Author: Mary Kate Nelson

Though some tech-savvy seniors can be found on Facebook, joining a modern-day social network may seem out of reach for a large number of older adults—especially those who are unfamiliar with or resistant to technology.

Now, some tech innovators and forward-thinking senior housing providers are taking steps to change things.

Thanks to work out of the University of Notre Dame, residents at two senior housing communities in South Bend, Indiana, have been able to create their own social networks, fostering a sense of community where it had previously been lacking…