The Journal on Active Aging Special technology issue 2020

It’s a natural reaction to a global pandemic for a senior living community to institute measures to preserve the health and welfare of residents, families and staff. However, Sharon Towers at SouthPark’s Director of Vitality and Well-Being Jessica Bourque also saw opportunity. The restrictions made everyday face-to-face activities impossible. So, Jessica and her team sprang into action to figure out how technology could fill the gaps to keep residents active, engaged and connected during this unprecedented time.

Sharon Towers’ Efforts Become The Story

The Journal on Active Aging Special technology issue 2020

The Journal on Active Aging Special technology issue 2020

Recently, Jessica wrote an article for The Journal For Active Aging’s Special technology issue 2020. In it she shares how Sharon Towers identified residents’ needs and used a combination of hardware, software, communication tools and a bit in ingenuity to fill them. Her story, which includes a contribution from Director of Culinary Services Milton McGowian, can be found in the pages of the current issue. To read the article, download the PDF here.

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