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June 24, 2016


CCA Knowledge Notes

June 24 · Issue #3 · View online

CCA's "Knowledge Notes" covers varied perspectives on trends and best practices in the Senior Living Industry together with news about our practice, clients and associates. We want to help create a better future for aging by supporting professionals whose main capital is knowledge.

Thanks for signing up for our “Knowledge Notes.” This is an important issue because we want to update you on a project that we have been working on for well over a year called Sectour. 
Issue # 003 will provide you with a quick introduction to the project and also showcase some recommended content (new and old) from CCA and around the web…

The Industry Re-Search Engine
Search for People, Companies or Keywords to get Instant Results
Search for People, Companies or Keywords to get Instant Results
Sectour is a B2B community that offers the only curated re-search engine dedicated to a single vertical. We make it easier for Senior Living Professionals to source, share and retrieve links to industry news and resources.
We believe that effective leadership and decision-making activities require each of us to absorb an incredible amount of information across various content channels and professional disciplines.
The Sectour Search Platform aims to provide a one-stop shop for managing the full spectrum of ideas that exist online so that we can work actively together to synthesize our thinking and influence change by turning facts into actionable knowledge. 
WE NEED YOUR HELP - Please contact us if you want to learn more and participate in the BETA that is underway.
Capital Care Associate's "Knowledge Channel" on
Capital Care Associate's "Knowledge Channel" on
The following links present a cross-section of resources from around the web that we have either (1) read and want to share or (2) bookmarked and want to recall later for our own purposes. Either way, the objective is to cast a wide net and consume great content actively together. Please reach out to me directly ( if you have any ideas about how this section could evolve to better suite your needs.
A2.0 Global Startup Search – Boston Chapter
Seven entrepreneurs pitched their business ideas on May 26, 2016 at the Aging 2.0 Boston Chapter’s event hosted at the STANLEY Healthcare Experience Center. What an impressive and relevant venue – the 6,500 square foot center offers a hands-on environment for you to evaluate, design and fine-tune their comprehensive portfolio of safety, security and operational efficiency solutions, products and services. In a post Healthcare Reform climate focused on quality of care we are reminded that top-level keywords like “innovation” and “user-centered design” are not new ideas or strategies – companies like STANLEY arguably have a sustainable competitive advantage because they have learned to both inform and be influenced by a complex ecosystem of users; over 5,000 hospital and healthcare system and over 12,000 senior living communities! READ MORE
Sixty is the New Sixty
Until recently, society, in general, has regarded aging as a problem. This view on aging has impacted all aspects of life for the older generations, including healthcare, the workplace, housing, and end-of-life issues. However, a change in society’s attitude towards aging is gradually taking shape as people are living longer, healthier lives. The realities of modern-day aging are slowly but surely overcoming the various myths relating to this time of life.  READ MORE
Water Therapy Now Available for Any Center
The HydroWorx 300 Series is the benchmark for self-contained, construction-free underwater treadmill devices. Utilizing warm water therapy as a medium to enhance rehabilitation and performance through water’s buoyancy, resistance and hydrostatic pressure, this advanced hydrotherapy system provides the ultimate rehabilitation advantage. READ MORE
Expanding Digital Health Beyond the Rich | KQED Future of You | KQED Science
What is a Granny Pod and Why Would You Want to Live in One?
Bill Expands Caregiver Powers for Enhanced Assisted Living - Senior Housing News
How To Thrive In Senior Living: Equity, Programming And Food - Senior Housing
“Doctorpreneurs” Innovating Today in Healthcare — Dr. Keith Black, Cedars-Sinai: NOW! #82 - YouTube
Aging & Society: World's Senior Population Forecast to Boom by 2050 | Get Old
StartUp Health NOW! #73: Transforming an Industry - Esther Dyson, Jerry Levin & Steven Krein - YouTube
StartUp Health NOW! #72: The Power to Extend Life - Craig Venter, PhD & Sue Siegel - YouTube
5 ways universities use new buildings to stay competitive | Building Design + Construction
Atmosphere: think creatively & innovate boldly
Caregiver Tip #139: Have a Loving and Willing Heart
Let’s dance! Rhythmic motion can improve your health - Harvard Health Blog - Harvard Health Publications
Mind Over Matter
Getting closer to understanding how exercise keeps brains young - Harvard Health Blog - Harvard Health Publications
Cedars-Sinai & Techstars Announce Inaugural Healthcare Accelerator Class | Aging2.0
Finally, some good news about social media - McKnight's Long Term Care News
Providing Seniors the Digital Health Community They Want | Continuum of Care News
Senior Planet Live: Ashton Applewhite, "This Chair Rocks: A Manifesto Against Ageism" - YouTube
Great Innovators Create the Future, Manage the Present, and Selectively Forget the Past
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