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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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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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Vital Care Services - validating benefits of telehealth for keeping seniors independent

[This is a guest post for Aging2.0 from Chris Gaur at Vital Care Services - a New York telehealth startup out of Pace University, sharing its experience about a recently conducted pilot at a NY assisted living facility]
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Entrepreneur Case Study: Building an innovative senior living model in Jiangsu Province, China

[This is a guest post by Haihong Sun, a recent MIT Sloan MBA grad, currently living in Shanghai, China and establishing an innovative senior living company for the Chinese market]
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The Rise of Multigenerational Homes

[This is a guest post by Amy Blitchok - a professional writer interested in researching and disseminating information about aging in place and mobility technology.  She currently writes for U.S. Medical Supplies.]
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Consumer-Driven Innovation in Action: New Services and Business Models

In the previous post about the Healthcare Unbound Conference, Ryan Frederick commented that the time for change is now and that in order to create meaningful change we need to (1) focus on the consumer and (2) design innovative business models.   LeadingAge and LeadingAge CAST co-sponsored a session – Innovative Technology-Enabled Care Models – which truly brought these two important themes to life.
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The Case for Intergenerational Innovation

At our May Meet Up we had the honor of introducing three older adults who reside at The Hallmark. These three not only represent the people Aging 2.0 exists to serve through innovation, but also the people we aim to involve in the innovation process itself. It was clear that the Aging 2.0 network of innovators can benefit from the experience, wisdom and notable expertise of people like Dr. William Baumol, PhD, Dr. Monte Malach, MD, and Ms. Judy Gilbert.
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Interview: Ken Dupin, MedCottage

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Could The Green House Project be the JetBlue for elder care?

I suspect that the primary emotion most commonly associated with the experiences of residents and caregivers in today's senior care facilities is not, by a long stretch, Love. However, this is the idea behind the Green House Project, and an idea both simple and revolutionary that it has the potential to be a real game changer.
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