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Village Capital to Fund Companies Solving Problems of Aging Population

By | Nov 14, 2017 at 3:50 pm

It’s no secret: people are getting older. Between improved healthcare technology and the country’s largest generations hitting that certain age, governments and citizens alike seem unprepared for what will eventually be the largest demographic shift the US as ever seen. Fortunately, the entrepreneurial community…

Startups & Apps

Eversound Raises $3 Million to Assist Seniors with Hearing Loss

By | Dec 9, 2016 at 2:20 pm

Hearing loss is a natural part of the aging process. Whether you spent your younger years reading books in a quiet library or following Metallica around the country, your ears are going to betray you no matter what you do. Fortunately, technology has advanced…

Startups & Apps

TechBoomers Guides Seniors Through the Digital Age

By | Apr 27, 2016 at 12:30 pm

“We’ve come a long way since VHS.” These are the words of my father which caused me to stare directly at him until I realized what he was talking about. My stare went away after I remembered the primitive video system that boomers once…

Tips & How To’s

How Seniors Can Risk-Proof Their Homes with Today’s Technology

By | Dec 20, 2015 at 12:30 pm

As we get older the challenges of living alone in our homes grows. Different medical conditions, limited mobility, hearing and vision issues are some among many factors that can contribute to making independent lives complicated or even impossible. Seniors often prefer to stay in…

Business

Los Angeles

Science Inc Launches Newly Backed Startup HomeHero

By | Jan 28, 2014 at 5:39 pm

Today Science Inc. launched their newly backed startup HomeHero so families can find, hire, and manage in-home care for seniors. The platform provides access to hundreds of caregivers who have been vetted with background checks, references, and reviews. Additionally, Science Inc. released HomeHero Connect…

Startups & Apps

NYC

New York’s Silver Living Wants to Take on AARP

By | May 3, 2013 at 3:00 pm

Silver Living’s long-term, huge, crazy vision is to take the place of AARP: to be the biggest, most trusted brand for seniors. To get there, the New York startup is focusing on detailed reviews of assisted living facilities. They actually send photographers to take…

Events

DC

SeniorChecked Aims to Protect Vulnerable Seniors

By | Sep 24, 2010 at 6:30 pm

We’ve all heard stories about seniors who have lost money, assets and more because of predatory services who seek to take advantage of vulnerabilities within the senior community. Maybe you’ve even had a family member taken advantage of. And according to the CDC, by…