Arcadia bringing our kupuna into the digital age

Sponsored by Arcadia Family of Companies

Arcadia believes technology plays a key role in keeping our kupuna engaged and happy. All residents in the senior living community receive an iPad when they move in and the facility conducts iPad workshops and training, covering everything from creating an email account, an Apple ID to Facetime and various apps that would be useful to each resident. Chief Information Officer with the Arcadia Family of Companies, Michael Chong, and Programs Manager with 15 Craigside, Leilyn Yamamoto, share their experience with HI Now viewers about how technology is empowering seniors to take part in activities on their own, fostering participation without forcing it.

About Arcadia Family of Companies
Arcadia and its family of companies, 15 Craigside, Arcadia At Home, The Arcadia Foundation, Arcadia of Health, Kilohana and Central Union Church, offer a full spectrum of retirement living options. This continuum of care includes lifetime residency in retirement living communities and in your home, home health services, and adult day care services. The company’s mission is to provide senior living excellence in a gracious, compassionate and dynamic environment which meets the spiritual, physical and social needs of every resident, client, member, and participant they serve. The organization is guided by a vision that calls us to provide optimum effort in support of our residents, clients, members, and participants, and to provide benefits and service to seniors in the greater community. Arcadia Family of Companies provides in-home services, apartment-style living, dining, extra-curricular activities, health care and more for members. The Arcadia Family of Companies offers more ways to improve the lives of seniors and their family caregivers than any other senior services provider in Hawaii, including fitness centers, indoor pool, computer access, parking, 24-hour security and linen service. Employees are the foundation for the services The Arcadia Family of Companies provides to residents, clients and participants. The organizations offer an environment where teamwork, mentoring/coaching, self-development and communication are encouraged.

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