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GrandPad urges families and caregivers to help prevent loneliness and isolation for aging loved ones during the holidays by making daily connections a priority

Chief Gerontologist Dr. Kerry Burnight recommends ways to stay connected and lessen the negative impact of isolation on physical and mental health. Plus, eight things aging parents wish their families knew.  Even before COVID-19, loneliness among older adults was a significant concern. In fact, reports showed that in 2019, Americans over the age of 60 […]

GrandPad partners with Orange Belgium and Ericsson to expand reach and connectivity of purpose-built GrandPad tablet for families across Europe, starting with the UK and Ireland

GrandPad users will now benefit from the Orange Belgium IoT cellular connectivity service powered and managed by Ericsson’s industry-leading IoT platform, IoT Accelerator Safe, secure, reliable connectivity keeps older adults connected to families and caregivers — even without in-home WiFi Orange, CA (October 15, 2020) – Staying connected just got easier for older adults living in the […]

In The Know: Healthcare News for September 21, 2020

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota Expands Access Statewide To Supportive Care Services From Livio Health Mayo scientists develop mathematical index to distinguish healthy microbiome from diseased Using Predictive Analytics to Target SDoH Interventions During COVID-19 FedEx SenseAware ID device expected to see use for COVID-19 vaccine shipments University of Minnesota R&D expenditures break […]

GrandPad Launches E-Commerce Site to Enable Direct, Online Sales for Seniors and Families

Just in time for holiday shopping, new e-commerce site gives individuals and families easy access to expanded options for purchasing GrandPad ORANGE, CA) September 14, 2020 — Since early this year, GrandPad has been a lifeline for families around the world who have used the purpose-based tablet designed exclusively for older adults to stay connected during […]

In the Know: Healthcare News for August 31, 2020

Abbott’s Fast, $5, 15-Minute, Easy-to-Use COVID-19 Antigen Test Receives FDA Emergency Use Authorization; Mobile App Displays Test Results to Help Our Return to Daily Life; Ramping Production to 50 Million Tests a Month Allina Health and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota Commit to Landmark Value-Based Contract in Minnesota Cancer Genetics and StemoniX Sign […]

Groovin’ to the Oldies: GrandPad Launches New Streaming Radio Feature for Senior-Friendly Tablet

Enhanced music offering with live radio streaming capabilities allows older adults to stay connected, while supporting emotional and cognitive well-being (ORANGE, CA) August 26, 2020 — Music is a powerful thing. Not only does it help people of all ages preserve and enjoy memories, but studies have also shown that music can help manage conditions like Parkinson’s and […]

In The Know: Medical Alley News for July 27, 2020

Starkey President Brandon Sawalich Promoted to President and Chief Executive Officer Boston Scientific’s next-gen stroke prevention device gets FDA nod Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota Extends Coverage  of Expanded Telehealth Benefits Through 2020 Medtronic Foundation Commits $16M in Health and Education Partnerships to Address Racial Disparities and Advance Social Justice in Black Communities Humanetics […]

GrandPad Expands Footprint in Healthcare, Telehealth through Partnerships with Leading Health Care Organizations

GrandPad’s easy-to-use, secure, connected platform enables seamless adoption of telehealth strategies by healthcare companies; driving long-term engagement among growing senior population during and beyond COVID-19 pandemic Orange, CA – (July 20, 2020) – GrandPad, creator of the first purpose-built tablet for people over the age of 75, announced today that it has expanded its footprint in the […]

GrandPad named preferred telehealth provider for National PACE Association

Agreement makes it easier for PACE organizations across the country to implement GrandPad telehealth solutions that engage older patients in their care while protecting them from COVID-19 Orange, CA – (July 13, 2020) – GrandPad, creator of the first purpose-built tablet for people over the age of 75, announced today that it has been named the […]

GrandPad CEO Scott Lien appointed to Meals on Wheels Orange County Board of Directors

Lien brings a proven track record of business success, technology innovation, and commitment to reconnecting older adults with friends, family, and caregivers Orange, CA (June 18, 2020) — GrandPad announced today that the company’s co-founder and CEO Scott Lien, has been appointed to the Board of Directors for Meals on Wheels Orange County (OC), California. Lien brings a strong history […]

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