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Smoke signals and caregiving apps -- what should they do?

The year of the 'care'. As one VC executive, Andy Donner of Physic Ventures, noted recently, this is the year of the 'care'. There seems to be a growing list of vendors who are trying to offer some sort of 'keep in touch' product that connects an older person with family members who may live elsewhere.  The basic element is to provide some means to signal 'concerned about you' from family members and obtain the response 'I'm all right' from the older family member back to them -- accompanied by the ability to react in the event that the response is not received.

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.

SilverPlanet announces Partnership with NewRetirement Bainbridge Island

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Silver Planet Announces Partnership with NewRetirement Bainbridge Island, WA Tuesday, January 19, 2010 Silver Planet®, a Web site empowering boomers and seniors to age with choice since 2008, is pleased to announce a partnership with NewRetirement, a leading destination site dedicated to helping people concerned about retirement find the information they need to create a secure future.

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