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Generations on Line releases new QR Code Help for seniors

07/28/2022

PHILADELPHIA, PA, UNITED STATES, July 28, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ -- When technically timid adults are directed to a squiggly square (a QR code) to find more information, they are often puzzled. Hence, a new self-help tutorial “WTM?? --- What’s That Maze?” from the national digital literacy nonprofit, Generations on Line.

Papa Closes on $150M Series D Funding Round

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MIAMI (November 9, 2021)—Papa, a curated platform of companionship and support for older adults, families, and other vulnerable populations, announced the close of their Series D funding. The $150 million raised will help address social determinants of health, including loneliness and isolation, for older Americans and others who stand to benefit from companionship and everyday assistance. Through access to on-demand and at-home social support, those enrolling in Papa are less likely to need costly medical intervention and more able to live independent and healthy lives.

AI technology matters in the care of older adults

AI – it’s everywhere, including tech for older adults. So what is AI? Artificial intelligence (AI) is a wide-ranging branch of computer science concerned with building smart machines capable of performing tasks that typically require human intelligence. AI can use machine learning based on large data sets, and has a number of well-known applications, including recommendations from Netflix, Siri and Alexa, bots and robo-advisors. AI plays an increasing role in healthcare, including the growing use of chatbot tools used by patients. In addition, there are multiple examples of use in the care of older adults. In some cases, these are the result of partnerships, in others from product development. Here are five recent examples leveraging AI, with all information coming from vendor announcements and websites:

GrandCare Expands New Branch in Southern California to Support Rapid Growth

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GrandCare Systems, a leading connected health and resident engagement platform for senior care and disability providers, announced today the opening of new offices in north San Diego County, California. This expansion is due in part to a significant growth in the company’s sales, new partnerships with payers and disability service providers, and the integration of new products and services.

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