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Guest Speaker - Greg Charyna, Home Instead Senior Care
Caring For Our Parents:
How Technology Supports Personalized Private Care
Even if everyone is healthy right now, it is important to put this topic on your radar. In fact, now is the best time to consider how changing aging conditions could affect your family. This is a conversation for adult children who want the best care for their aging family members and want to help them remain independent and at home for as long as possible.
We'll discuss the top 5 things you can do to prevent their decline and ensure your peace of mind now and in the years ahead.
Home Instead Senior Care is a network of 1200 offices in 12 countries (40 offices across Canada). The Office of Innovation and is always looking at ways to advance our mission: To enhance life for aging adults and support families. We use technology in the provision of our service which is customized, personalized private care, wherever a person calls home. We encourage the use of technology to fill in gaps when we or family members are not able to be there. Recent research concluded that loneliness is as lethal as smoking 15 cigarettes per day. This conclusion presents a big challenge and opportunity: how do we help lonely and isolated seniors maintain connection with family and friends?