Learnings Inspiration and observations from ASA 2019 and Boomer Business Summit

Inhabitech were fortunate enough to attend the Aging In America and Boomer Business Summits in New Orleans earlier in April. Learnings During the AIA conference there was a morning dedicated to sharing learnings from implementing new ideas around aging and testing out future approaches. Inhabitech spoke to Alison Larsen of the Department of Information Systems and The Erickson School of Aging Studies at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) about their research on how Read more…

Monitoring for 10 years and beyond

Remote monitoring and smart home technologies are increasingly talked about as having an important part to play in providing ways to help older adults age in place. Being able to support someone staying in their own home as they either recover and manage a health condition or as they simply age and may need a little more attention paid to their health and wellness reaps benefits for both the person themselves, the people who are Read more…

Inhabitech Partnership with Yonomi Announced

Inhabitech is excited to announce a new partnership with Yonomi, the IoT company creating a more connected smart home. The Hestia®  system, which makes a smart home health aware, will be integrated with the Yonomi One offering. Hestia®  is supporting aging in place with environmental and behavioral data about a person’s health and wellness as they go about their day. At Inhabitech we believe in creating tools that provide the ability to age in place. Read more…

Inhabitech Hestia partnership with eLivelihood

Inhabitech are proud to announce the first Hestia® partnership with eLivelihood. Our first partnership to go live in 2019 is with eLivelihood in Colorado. Hestia® will be used to provide the passive health monitoring capability in the eLivelihood Complete Elder Care Solution.   eLivelihood is the only online collaborative application that helps families manage the care, finances and, track the health of aging parents. The Hestia® System makes a smart home both aware and supportive, Read more…

An Excellent Comic on Aging

Andy Warner and Jackie Roche have created a wonderful comic called Graying World that beautifully illustrates many of the issues we face as the world’s population ages. These issues are part of what drives what Inhabitech is trying to do and what keeps me working a lot of hours.     I highly recommend reading the entire comic, it isn’t that long: https://thenib.com/graying-world Share this post! Follow Us

Inhabitech at the Aging 2.0 Startup Bootcamp

Inhabitech is very pleased to announce that it was accepted into the Aging 2.0 Startup Bootcamp!     This Bootcamp brings together founders from all over the work to learn from and connect with other entrepreneurs, senior care executives, investors, and seniors themselves. The purpose is to equip startup founders with the insights and relationships needed to succeed in the aging space. The Bootcamp is part of OPTIMIZE, Aging2.0’s conference that showcases the intersection of innovation Read more…

Technology: A Standing Wheelchair

The Minnesota VA has created a wheelchair that can help people stand. They are looking to market this soon. It will be awesome for those who are wheelchair-bound be mobile in new ways. It will also help maintain bone density as it will provide the opportunity to put bones in the arm under stress as the chair is put into the vertical position. Bones not put under stress lose density and is one of the reasons Read more…

Wanted: Caregivers to Interview

Would you like to help change the experience of aging both for elders and for family and friend caregivers? Are you currently caring for a loved one or friend as they age? Have you cared for someone who has passed? Then Inhabitech is looking for you! Inhabitech’s vision is to empower people to age gracefully and safely at home. Its mission is to enhance an elder’s ability to age in place and to support their Read more…

The Silver Tsunami

In countries all over the world, the percentage of elderly people is growing at a more rapid rate compared to other age groups. This is sometimes called the “Silver Tsunami”, though not everyone is completely comfortable with this term (see the NPR report http://www.npr.org/2014/05/19/313133555/silver-tsunami-and-other-terms-that-can-irk-the-over-65-set). In their minds, tsunamis strike without warning and suck everything out to sea, as if our elders are going to suck up all of our resources. True, we know this demographic shift Read more…

Wanted: A Co-Founder to be an Elder Researcher

Inhabitech is searching for a Co-Founder who can help do the highly important research with elders and their caregivers that will help determine its Minimum Viable Product (MVP) and then help make that MVP a reality. For job details see https://www.inhabitech.com/#job-cofounder-elder-researcher. Share this post! Follow Us