On February 7th, ConnectedLiving launched at Milford, an American House senior living community. More than 50 residents packed the dining room following dinner to learn about the brand new technology program arriving at their community.
ConnectedLiving is the senior living industry’s leading resident, family and staff engagement solution. ConnectedLiving is the first senior-focused technology program to help older adults get online in a fun, secure, easy and social way. By combining senior-focused technology with the personal training and support to ensure adoption, ConnectedLiving is enriching the lives of seniors, their family members, and caregivers around the country.
The launch of ConnectedLiving at Milford began with a wonderful, warm welcome from Executive Director, Paula Tatum. Ninety-nine year old resident Tony Celano, the oldest resident at the ConnectedLiving launch, said that it's never too late to learn and that this will be a great program for his community! Bea Lendzion, 95, has 42 grandchildren and after participating in the ConnectedLiving launch party said, "They're (her grandchildren) spread out across the country. If I can learn to Skype, I'll be able to see them face-to-face!" During the presentation resident Elizabeth Wreford who hasn’t seen her sister, Emma, in over 10 years because of health issues and traveling, Skyped with her sister who lives in Warrenton, Oregon.
The launch event concluded with a ribbon cutting for the brand new digital display in Milford’s lobby. Following the ribbon cutting, residents socialized about their new ConnectedLiving Network and many signed up for classes with their trainer, Ashley Matthews.
ConnectedLiving is a company driven by social impact, and is committed to the idea that a connected life transforms the experience of aging. The company currently serves more than 35,000 seniors in 300+ communities across 30 states from CCRCs to nursing homes.