Seniors Take On Cyber Monday with ConnectedLiving® at The Heritage of Des Plaines, a Brookdale Senior Living Community
Senior residents to shop online and hunt for Cyber Monday deals with the help of ConnectedLiving
Tech savvy seniors ages 79-90 of Brookdale’s The Heritage of Des Plaines and the ConnectedLiving ambassadors.
Join bargain-hunting seniors at Brookdale’s Des Plaines community as they use computers, laptops and tablets to participate in the online shopping phenomenon, Cyber Monday. As millions of Americans log-on for Cyber Monday madness, these seniors will be using ConnectedLiving from the comfort of their club room to take part in all of the online deals.
Monday, December 2, 9:00am- 12:30pm
The Heritage of Des Plaines
800 S. River Road, Des Plaines, IL 60016
On December 2, 2013 from 9:00am to 12:30pm, Brookdale’s The Heritage of Des Plaines will host a Cyber Monday shopping event through the ConnectedLiving platform for their senior residents. Brookdale has partnered with ConnectedLiving for this event, as well as other daily services, so that seniors can continue to take part in holiday shopping from the comfort of their own home. Reporters can come watch as these seasoned shoppers search for online deals and can speak with seniors about their cyber shopping experiences. Brookdale has utilized ConnectedLiving for a wide range of web-based social programs to meet the communication needs of their seniors and provide them with a secure platform to get connected and stay connected with family and friends.
Founded in 2007, ConnectedLiving® is helping senior citizens live richer, more connected lives by combining simplified technology with high-touch personal support. Through the award-winning ConnectedLiving Network, a cloud-based social platform designed specifically for the senior living industry, the company brings together seniors, their families, and community administrators in a secure, private online community. Coupled with the company’s unique approach to training and support, ConnectedLiving integrates social networking, distance learning, community menus and calendars, and an extensive administrator dashboard to help get entire communities online and connected. ConnectedLiving has been adopted by the most recognized thought-leaders in both the private senior living industry and the public housing authorities across the country. www.connectedliving.com
Brookdale Senior Living Inc. is a leading owner and operator of senior living communities throughout the United States. The Company is committed to providing an exceptional living experience through properties that are designed, purpose-built and operated to provide the highest-quality service, care and living accommodations for residents. Currently the Company operates independent living, assisted living, and dementia-care communities and continuing care retirement centers, with more than 650 communities in 36 states and the ability to serve over 67,000 residents. www.brookdale.com.