Boomer-Senior Tech Business

Possible business investment area for boomer and aging technology product and service vendors

Village groups help seniors remain in their homes

Considering different models of 'village' groups.

02/09/2010

Technology Pavilion -- Hopes to Reinvent Senior Living

02/06/2010

“TECHNOLOGY PAVILION” HOPES TO REINVENT SENIOR LIVING
By Melanie Jongsma, Director of Communications
Providence Life Services

Chicago, Ill. (March24–26, 2010) – “Obviously, we’re passionate about technology,” says Carl Goodfriend, CIO of ProviNET Solutions, a technology and service provider headquartered in Tinley Park, Illinois. “But it’s not just the technology itself that gets us excited. It’s what technology can do for people. Technology is a tool to enhance relationships.” >>> Read more . . .

Design awards enable aging in place

Design award winners include technology to enable aging in place.

02/04/2010

Road trip -- possibilities for seniors beyond transportation

No kidding -- it rained for five days in San Francisco. I just returned from a whirlwind and very windy visit to this beautiful city on the Bay. Despite wind, hail, rain, and lightening (!), I was fortunate to meet with so many inspired and inspiring people! There were pre-launch (stealth) caregiver technology startups, just-launched entrants like Wellcore and post-launch top execs from moving-right-along SilverRide, Caring.com, Presto, Care2, and Jitterbug, as well as leaders from ASA, Menlo Ventures, Physic Ventures and Home Instead -- many of these great connections spearheaded by Mary Furlong, the founder of the Boomer What's Next conference, soon to be held during the upcoming 2010 Aging in America conference in Chicago.  It was a great week and thanks to all who took the time and battled the incessant rain to discuss this exciting market and opportunity with me! >>> Read more . . .

Intentional Communities -- from Beacon Hill Village to beyond

Intentional communities will continue to expand as baby boomers age and retire.

01/24/2010

University of Missouri/TigerPlace -- testing Aging in Place Technology

University project: Sensors placed around the room monitor activity of a 91-year-old.

01/23/2010

Hot Caregiving Industry opportunities Take Center Stage at What's Next Boomer Business Summit

01/22/2010

     
Hot Caregiving Industry Opportunities Take Center Stage at What’s Next Boomer Business Summit

Agenda dives deep into business opportunities in this $800 billion industry >>> Read more . . .

Aging in place, living well, thriving at home, welderly, zoomers -- isn't obfuscation great?

Medicine turned into healthcare, doctors became providers, small coffee cups became tall, exercise became fitness, recycling became a sustainability tactic. So it has come to pass that politically correct eventually becomes...correct. And everything else, therefore becomes incorrect, inappropriate, or even offensive. >>> Read more . . .

Aging with Grace - Personal Health Record

01/18/2010

The importance of carrying medical identification

Will I have a heart attack today…a stroke…a diabetic coma…a seizure?
Most of us never ask this question simply because we cannot answer it.
Additionally, most of us would prefer to go about our day without such worry.
Asking that question, however, is an important step in moving us toward
preparedness for the possibility of some unforeseen medical event.
In truth, most of us live, work, and play without a thought to the >>> Read more . . .

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