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Communication Leads to Greater Engagement for Seniors

There are countless reasons why someone chooses to leave their home and enter a senior living community. Some may be trying to avoid the isolation of living alone, their need for care is increasing, or they are looking for a sense of greater safety and security. The key to transitioning a new resident is engagement. […]

When Weather Strikes, Keep Employees Informed and Safe

2018 was dramatic in terms of weather for the United States. Just after New Year’s, Winter Storm Grayson blanketed parts of Florida with more snow and ice than they have seen since the 1980s. Then in March four nor’easters  hit New England in just three weeks. April brought the deep south record rain falls and flooding.  Hurricane […]

School Notification Systems – Aren’t They All The Same

From power outages to school lockdowns, there’s always a need for a reliable school notification system. Many schools, K-12 through Higher Ed, are either shopping for a notification service or evaluating the one they currently use. We are often asked whether or not there is really much difference between one service and another. Don’t they […]

Communities Of Faith Grant

One Call Now is excited to announce that applications are now being accepted from all faith-based organizations for a two-year grant for free communication services. Connectivity – reliable, efficient, ongoing communication – is essential to the engagement and retention of congregants in any community of faith. One Call Now makes it easy for faith-based communities to […]

The 5 Do’s and Don’ts of Business Communication

According to a survey of 400 large companies, poor communication costs companies an average of $62.4 million a year. Avoiding common communication pitfalls now can save you a lot of headaches later. Do’s 1. Use voice messaging platforms like One Call Now, which allow you to instantly send a recording of your voice to other […]

Send Automated Rent Reminders with the One Call Now and Yardi Voyager Integration

The conversation most property managers dread We hear from many of our property management clients that there are few aspects of their jobs that are more frustrating than dealing with residents who are always late with the rent—or stop paying completely. Even the best of tenants can hit a rough spot. And, sometimes they get […]

One Call Now — Beyond Emergency Notifications

Once used only in emergencies, organizations of all types and sizes are now recognizing the numerous benefits of using mass notification technology for routine messages. Here are five of most popular use cases, outside of emergency notifications. IT Alerts A mass notification service can be utilized for notification of virtually any IT-related issue. Whether your network is […]

The Elderly and the Internet—What You Need To Know

Special thanks to guest blogger Harsha Reddy from MedAlertHelp.org. Did you hear about the granddad who thought the faster he’ll hit the go button on the web browser, the faster it’ll load? Hilarious as this joke is, it doesn’t correctly depict our average elderly. Namely, today, most baby boomers are quite comfortable using the computer. […]

Understanding Cyber Security Threats

Cyber Security Threats Facing Businesses In 2017, cyber-attacks cost small and medium-sized businesses an average of $2,235,000. Businesses of all sizes, in all industries face a growing range of cyber security threats. 60% of businesses say attacks are becoming more severe and more sophisticated. Companies must understand the barrage of threats coming from attackers to […]

Workplace Violence: A Look Beyond the Numbers

Sadly, all you need to do is turn on the nightly news to see yet another instance of workplace violence. While it’s easy to push aside news of these incidents with the justification, “It can’t/won’t happen here,” the fact is that workplace violence can and does happen to unsuspecting organizations—and often for no immediately discernable […]