Articles by author: Larry Carlson

Aging in Place Demands Proper Investments in Home Safety Measures & Technology

aging in place elderly couple

As the world grapples with an larger aging population, the concept of “aging in place” is gaining unprecedented momentum. According to a new Redfin survey, over three-quarters of baby boomers (78%) plan to stay in their current homes as they age. This trend is driven by improvements in digital health services as well […]

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How Assisted Living Residences Can Become a Resource to the Wider Community

Zippia reports that by 2050, an estimated 27 million to 30 million people in the Americas will require long-term care services. Larry Carlson, Former President & CEO, of United Methodist Communities, gives his take on how assisted living residences can become a resource to the wider community through tools and resources. Larry’s Thoughts: “Let’s […]

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Engineering & Construction
A Perspective on Robotics in the Caregiving Industry

There’s new tech in town and that includes the introduction of caregiving robots to meet demand. Researchers at the University of New Hampshire are receiving a $2.8M grant to develop assistive care robots that will ease the burden on caregivers. Is this technology a worthy investment for the caregiving industry, or is the human […]

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Listen Carefully, Respond Creatively
April 12, 2024

In this captivating episode of the Fans First series, Jesse Cole, the mastermind behind the Savannah Bananas, delves into the transformative business philosophy of “listen carefully, respond creatively.” This approach has not only skyrocketed the Savannah Bananas to fame but also serves as a universal blueprint for revolutionizing customer service and engagement across all sectors. […]

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Stacey Childress, Senior Advisor at McKinsey and Company, discusses higher ed
Bold Measures are Needed to Improve Investment in Higher Education
April 12, 2024

The stakes for higher education have never been higher as the educational landscape sees rapid evolution. As universities and colleges grapple with the dual challenges of technological disruption and increasing demands for accessible, quality education, the question of how best to implement investment in higher education becomes a priority. This debate has been ignited […]

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Hey, it’s 9 am… Wake up Healthy with 9amHealth!
April 12, 2024

Healthcare Rethink host Brian Urban explores ways to wake up healthy and stay healthy with his guest, Dr. Avantika Waring, MD, the Chief Medical Officer, at 9amHealth. This episode delves into the transformative approach to healthcare delivery championed by 9amHealth. Dr. Waring’s journey from a humanities student with a love for French to a […]

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Strengthen Public Safety and Security: Modernize Radio Communication for Better Field Response
April 11, 2024

The importance of radio communication within public safety and security operations remains unbeaten in an era dominated by digital transformation. This medium, essential for over a century, continues to be the lifeline for responders on the front lines. From ensuring the safety of field agents to facilitating real-time critical information flow and enhancing situational […]

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