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OPTIMIZE Sneak Peek #1: Interview with Dr. Bill Thomas

OPTIMIZE Sneak Peek: Interview with Dr. Bill Thomas Guest blog post written by: Cynthia Seymour
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Aging2.0 | Baltimore Chapter Launches Regional Accelerator

Baltimore, known for crabcakes and “The Wire”, is a gritty city with a small-town feel and a large chip on its shoulder. Often overlooked are its anchor institutions like Johns Hopkins University, University of Maryland, (both containing 1,000+ bed health systems), and nationally recognized senior care leaders like Erickson Living and Brightview Senior Living.
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Aging2.0’s 2016 Innovation & Technology Use Survey

Aging2.0 recently conducted its “Senior Care Innovation and Technology Use Survey” with the goal of understanding how senior care providers from across the care continuum are approaching innovation and implementing technology to support care. More than 100 organizations completed the survey, representing a near equal split between for profit and not-for-profit providers with balanced representation of organization size and services provided.
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Innovations at South by Southwest

South By Southwest (SXSW) Conference and Festivals “offer the unique convergence of original music, independent films, and emerging technologies” as the organizers describe it. SXSW began in 1987 in Austin, Texas, when a group of musicians came together to discuss the future of entertainment and media. Fast forward from the first event with 150 registrants in 1987, to 2016 where over 231,000 people attended and participated in the 10-day event. The music festival has grown to also include Film, Interactive, Education, Food, Comedy, Fashion, Health, and other tracks.
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Home sensors for seniors

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Aging 2.0 Washington DC - Intergenerational Innovation for Age-Friendly Cities

Over one hundred people joined our Aging2.0 Washington D.C. Chapter earlier this month to hear about insights on Aging in Community and how Intergenerational Innovation in D.C. and beyond is creating age-friendly cities! [View the story "Aging2.0 Washington D.C." on Storify] View the full story "Aging2.0 Washington D.C." on Storify
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Aging2.0 Consumer Panel provides feedback on several Aging2.0 Academy applicants

Aging2.0 Consumer Panel provides feedback on several Aging2.0 Academy applicants By David A. Atashroo A few dozen caregivers and older adults from Aging2.0's Consumer Panel convened on October 27, 2014 to share their insights and wisdom at The Sequoias in San Francisco, a life care community for older adults.
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Visited Institute for the Ages in sunny Sarasota….and can’t wait to go back!

[caption id="attachment_4065" align="alignleft" width="823"] Panel discussion Q&A[/caption]
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