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New technology leads to happier, healthier seniors at Yankee Hill Village
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New technology leads to happier, healthier seniors at Yankee Hill Village

BY DENNIS BUCKLEY for the Neighborhood Extra With a simple touch of a large computer screen, residents of Yankee Hill Village are enjoying extrasensory experiences covering a broad range of individual needs and interests.From the Big Band melodies of the 1940s to church services for a wide variety of denominations, new technology called iN2L is bringing people together, connecting seniors with what interests and fulfills them. It also enables them to share conversations, experiences, learning and fun with each other, their caregivers and family members.The new technology was rolled out in late August at Yankee Hill Village, an Immanuel community located at 8401 S. 33rd St. It is initially targeted to residents of the retirement community’s memory s...