Innovative Companies to Discover – Part 1
Do you have aging parents? Or are you approaching retirement yourself and occasionally find yourself wondering what types of resources will be available to you as you age? Thankfully, there are a growing number of startup companies creating products and services specifically for the senior citizen market. Following are five startup companies creating products or services for an aging population.
Based out of Cambridge, MA, Oscar offers mobile tablet software specifically for seniors. Soon to be available for download, the Oscar app can be used for video messaging, texting, or email. Should an aging parent have trouble with their tablet, a child or caregiver can assist remotely thanks to Oscar’s interactive technology.
Safer Aging for Seniors
Located in Washington, DC, Safer Aging offers a senior monitoring service that utilizes wireless technology. Any senior residence can be fitted with Safer Aging’s easy-to-install devices. Each Safer Aging system can be customized to the specific needs of the homeowner or occupant. Whether children want to monitor the medication their parents are taking or keep an eye on their aging parents to prevent falls, they can do so thanks to Safer Aging’s technology.
Based out of Denver, CO, Senior Source helps to connect seniors and their families with providers that offer services and products for seniors. Families can use Senior Source to find services in their own local area or discover goods and services that are available on a national or international scale. Think of Senior Source as a search engine just for seniors. Service providers can grow their business by listing their services with Senior Source, so that even more families can discover what they have to offer.
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