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Careteam: Simplifying dementia care through technology

05/16/2018

As more and more Canadians live with dementia, they’re being treated in multiple locations and by multiple healthcare providers. For patients and caregivers, understanding each set of medical instructions can be overwhelming.

Dr. Alexandra Greenhill knows this reality well. As a physician, she observed what she calls the “increasing fragmentation of care.” As a daughter, she dealt firsthand with the responsibility of caring for aging loved ones.

Six technologies from 2017 Aging 2.0 and GuideWell Innovation

Two November events highlight competitions and new firms.  GuideWell Innnovation's Health+Accel event in Orlando concluded on November 3 with a pitch competition from "GuideWell Innovation CoRE. During the first four days, entrepreneurs obtained insight into the dynamic needs and relationships between insurers and providers, discover unique opportunities within the space and explore best practices from experienced industry leaders."  And Aging 2.0's Optimize event this week in San Francisco offering "cutting edge content, networking and partnership opportunities to make this a high-value event for anyone interested in innovation and aging." Combing through the companies featured in each competition, here are examples of six startups that have not previously been mentioned on this site, some of which may not yet be available. The material is from the startups themselves:

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