Dear Colleagues, 

Next month, more than 250 thought leaders, innovators, and entrepreneurs will travel to New Orleans on April 18th for the 16th Annual What's Next Boomer Business Summit to share insights on business opportunities, marketing trends and innovative partnerships driving the $7.1 trillion longevity economy. Read our full press release

A few of the many inspiring speakers you will hear from this year include:
  • Ginna Baik (Strategic Business Development, CDW Healthcare)
  • Brian Holzer (President, Kindred Innovations, Founder and CEO, Lacuna Health)
  • Nancy LeaMond (Chief Advocacy and Engagement Officer, AARP)
  • Jim Murphy (Vice President, Medicare and Retirement, UnitedHealthcare)
  • Michael Phillips (Director, Technology Strategy Integration, AARP)

Our 20% off discount is only valid through March 11th:


Discount Code: wnfom20 

 
  
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Warmly,
 
March 2019
Boomer Summit Platinum Sponsor AARP Offers 
Family Caregiving Insider Newsletter
 
Have you signed up for AARP's new   Family Caregiving Insider Newsletter? Nancy LeaMond, a 2019 Boomer Summit speaker and the Chief Advocacy & Engagement Officer at AARP shared that this new digest  is about those 40 million Americans currently caring for loved ones and it is created for the policy-makers, practitioners, advocates, leaders of industry, media, and communities who have the power to change the conditions in which America's family caregivers live, work, and care every day. Email caregiving@aarp.org to subscribe. To watch the livestream of the February 21st AARP Family Caregiving webinar, click here

 

Aging + Brain Health Innovation: What's Next Canada?
 
Aging + Brain Health Innovation: What's Next Canada's Inaugural Innovation Day, hosted in partnership with the Baycrest-led Centre for Aging + Brain Health and Mary Furlong & Associates, is the industry's premier event for networking, collaboration and learning opportunities highlighting how to build, scale-up, adopt, and commercialize aging and brain health innovations across the senior's sector, and industry trends.

Join the nation's leading innovators, entrepreneurs and global companies from March 18-20, for world-class keynotes, discussions, rapid fire presentations, innovative thinking and live interactive demonstrations of ground-breaking innovations in the aging and brain health sector. Participate in the Pitch Competition for the 2019 CABHI Innovation Award! 

Register here!

  
16th Annual Silicon Valley Boomer Venture Summit
 
The Silicon Valley Boomer Venture Summit and Business Plan competition will take place June 5-6, 2019. It  is the first, and one of the most significant, gatherings of venture capitalists, angel investors, entrepreneurs, and corporate executives focused on the longevity economy. Attracting more than 300 leaders in the fields of aging and health, it is the place where forward-thinking entrepreneurs and VCs meet to create innovative products and services for the global longevity marketplace. Register here!

  
Boomer Summit Speaker Jay Newton-Small in TIME
    
Last month, Jay Newton-Small, CEO of MemoryWell, contributed an article to TIME magazine entitled, A Growing American Crisis: Who Will Care for the Baby Boomers? The piece highlights the growing number of unpaid caregivers in America and the obstacles they face each day.

Don't forget to visit MemoryWell's recently launched news site on aging issues: News for the Ages
  
Intuition Robotics Featured in The Wall Street Journal 

Intuition Robotics is breathing life into autonomous machines with cognitive AI agents, and their ElliQ product was recently featured in The Wall Street Journal article,
On-Demand Grandkids and Robot Pals to Keep Senior Loneliness at Bay. Want to learn more? Join us at next month's Boomer Summit to hear from Brian Shulman, their Director of Business Development.

New Case Study: It's Never 2 Late Increases Resident Engagement

It's Never 2 Late , a leading senior engagement technology, is being used by Presbyterian SeniorCare Network to increase engagement, satisfaction, and physical performance in residents with cognitive impairment and dementia.  Read more  in the new case study published by LeadingAge CAST.
Because Highlighted in Forbes

Incontinence affects 25 million people in the US, and half of women over age 50. Because is an organization that is working to improve the way people find and buy their incontinence products. Last month, the co-founders of Because were featured in a Forbes article,
How Two Uber/eBay Alums Sold 50 Million Adult Diapers and Raised $30M from Eric Schmidt, Et Al.  The article explores how the company found success in the longevity marketplace. 
 
3rd Annual VR and Healthcare Symposium

This is the largest global gathering exploring the research, applications and opportunities in virtual,  augmented and mixed reality in healthcare. Speakers include: HP, HTC Vive, Samsung, Microsoft,  Mayo Clinic, Johnson & Johnson, NIH, Thiel Foundation, National Mental Health Innovation Center,  St. Louis Children's Hospital, Center for Aging + Brain Health Innovation, Keck School of  Medicine, American Academy of Neurology and many others. Mary Furlong will join a number of other high profile speakers at this gathering. Use promo code furlong and register by visiting:  http://health19.vrvoice.co

   
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