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Remember old-fashioned values? A post in defense of Family Ribbon

This is a guest post by Katy Fike from Innovate50.  Katy can be reached at @innovate50 and info@innovate50.com.  As a PhD gerontologist, innovation consultant and tech blogger, I have been thrilled to see aging-oriented companies like BeClose and TenderTree recently highlighted on TechCrunch. However when I clicked on the recent article titled Remember Jitterbug Phones […]

Interview: Ken Dupin, MedCottage

The gap between senior living nursing homes (with monthly costs of $7k-10k per month) and ‘aging-in-place‘ is wide enough to drive a truck through. Sure, the aging-in-place movement is picking up steam, and for good reason. But there is a large amount of ‘blue ocean’ between souped-up PCs connected to pill dispensers and weigh scales, […]

Doro: Simple smart phones

I enjoyed this new commercial for the Doro ‘Experience’ – it does a good job of highlighting how the industry has progressively moved away from this segment. Reminds me of the saying, ‘I used to wish that my computer was as easy to use as my phone, but now I’ve got a phone that’s as […]

Sorbashock: Wow, I fell but did not get hurt.

Note: this is a guest post by John Reinhart, CEO, International Center for Long Term Care Innovation “InnovateLTC”. This outfit is a business accelerator and thought-leader in the elder care space, and friend of Aging2.0, based in Louisville, KY. I saw this product at a recent trade show, and asked John to write a post […]