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January 27, 2023

Improve Health Outcomes and General Well-being with an AI Pet

Imagine having a digital pet that helps you take care of yourself.
In this episode, Victor Wang, founder, and CEO of Care.Coach talks about using a digital pet avatar to coach senior and hyper-complex people to improve their self-care.

November 4, 2022

Care Resources PACE and Strategic Partnership

Care Resources PACE demonstrates 40% reduction in falls through Avatar™ and Video Visits™

November 4, 2022 and Waystone HHS collaborate to improve and scale supports for developmental disabilities and autism corporation and Waystone Health & Human Services have established a collaborative agreement to support individuals age 18 and older that are served by the Massachusetts Department of Developmental Services.

September 29, 2022

IUSM studies virtual pets to sniff out dementia care solution

The talking cats and dogs work on a specialized tablet and are designed to help the person with dementia accomplish daily tasks.

September 28, 2022

Opinion: PACE Programs Help Seniors Age at Home While Reducing Caregiver Burnout

For the past 50 years, low-income seniors aged 55 and older have benefited from Program of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly services that allow them to age safely in their own homes.

August 26, 2021

Meet, the Health Avatar Automating Care for Seniors

Victor Wang took his experience at MIT and time working on robotics with NASA and used it to build a tool to solve the senior caregiver crisis. His avatar-based platform combines the latest in artificial intelligence and voice recognition with “human-in-the-loop” technology that leverages available caregiver workforces around the globe.

February 18, 2020

Aging in Place Innovation Showcase Attracts Creative Ideas from Across U.S.

From makers of remote patient monitoring tools to creators of interactive software platforms, more than a dozen emerging health-tech innovators with solutions that focus on helping older adults age will present their ideas to investors and health industry experts during a day-long event.

January 9, 2020

At CES, Humana offers a glimpse inside its new digital tech hub 'Studio H'

Humana is working with software company Care.Coach to test the use of an AI-driven animal avatar called Buddy to help engage high-risk patients.

December 26, 2018

MIT AgeLab hosts Governor Baker, winners of In Good Company Challenge

Entrepreneurial ventures are developing technologies, community resources, and solutions to address social isolation and loneliness among older adults in Massachusetts.

May 29, 2018

For the Elderly Who Are Lonely, Robots Offer Companionship

Researchers are testing whether digital assistants can help older people stay healthy

December 19, 2017

What Happens When We Let Tech Care for Our Aging Parents

As the US population ages, people in need of 24/7 monitoring will outnumber available caregivers. One company's answer: Let a digital avatar do the job.

October 23, 2017

Meet Bella, a digital pet caring for the elderly with purrs and companionship

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Patricia Richards, who is 64 years old and lives in Salem, Massachusetts, looks forward to her daily chats with her cat Bella.

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