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November 4, 2022
care.coach and Waystone HHS collaborate to improve and scale supports for developmental disabilities and autism
care.coach 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.
August 26, 2021
Meet care.coach, 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.
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.