Dear Colleagues, 

Registration is now live for our 16th Annual What's Next Boomer Business Summit on April 18th during the American Society on Aging Conference in New Orleans! 

Are you looking to j oin the nation's leading companies, experts, and thought leaders in the boomer and senior space?  We are adding new speakers and sponsors every day! Don't miss your chance to meet Fortune 100 companies, leading startups, and established nonprofit organizations who are successfully targeting the largest and most lucrative consumer demographic in the world.

We are offering you an exclusive 20% off discount: 

Click Here to Register and Use Code: wnfom20 

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In This Issue
PayActiv: Turning Financial Stress into Financial Wellness

Comprehensive and effective, PayActiv is the gold standard for delivering financial wellness in the workplace. They help people thrive by offering a holistic financial wellness platform that increases employee retention, recruitment, and engagement. Companies, including Walmart, offer PayActiv to hundreds of thousands of employees at no cost to the employer.

PayActiv's Timely Earned Wage Access (EWA) is a key feature of their holistic platform which also includes bill pay, budgeting and savings features, Visa® debit card, prescription discounts, and financial literacy resources which help people regain control of their financial lives. 
Seniorlink Featured in Modern Healthcare

Last month, in this Modern Healthcare article, the CEO of Seniorlink , Tom Riley, shared information about their partnership with the Rhode Island Primary Care Physicians Corp and the company's Vela software, which is HIPAA compliant and allows anyone involved in a patient's care to send text messages, images, files, videos and other formats, to keep in touch with the patient when they are not in a medical facility.   
 
 
Intuition Robotics' ElliQ Now Available for Pre-Order
    
After winning the Best of Innovation award for the Smart Home category at last year's CES, Intuition Robotics, provider of digital companion technologies, announced that its social robot for older adults, ElliQ®, is now available for pre-order. ElliQ is subject to limited availability on www.elliq.com with orders expected to ship Summer 2019. Pre-order is limited to the US only. ElliQ has successfully been testing with beta users aged 62-97 in the Bay Area for the past 11 months.
 

LifePod: Giving Voice to Caregivers
    
A recent press release notes that CES 2019 attendees looking for advances in personal healthcare,  MobileHelp ®, a leader in mobile Personal Emergency Response Systems (mPERS) and healthcare solutions, and  LifePodSolutions , will be unveiling a proactive voice service enhanced with emergency response, for older adults aging at home as well as healthcare patients and their caregivers. 
Subscribe to the AARP Family Caregiving Monthly Digest
 
 
Have you signed up for AARP's new   Family Caregiving Monthly DigestNancy LeaMond, Chief Advocacy & Engagement Officer at AARP shared that the 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. 
 
Each month, AARP will bring readers a shortlist of the biggest developments affecting caregivers across the country.  They hope this will be a useful source of information and insights. And as many of you are fighting for this same cause every day, they would love to share the news of your campaigns and victories as well. 

Connect with AARP about family caregiving by emailing 

WorkTaps Expanded at Kensington Senior Living and Silverado 

WorkTaps, an emerging software company focusing on employee referrals has announced that Kensington Senior Living will be expanding its use of WorkTaps throughout its organization. Some of Kensington's results; hiring 1 out of 4 applicants and beating job boards by hiring 65% of their job openings from referrals. WorkTaps is off to a good start with Silverado who just launched their pilot across multiple locations. For more information, visit WorkTaps.com or contact Bradley Harris at: bradley@worktaps.com.
 

MemoryWell Launches News for the Ages

MemoryWell recently announced the launch of News for the Ages which will give the more than 43 million Americans who care for an elderly or disabled loved one at home news and information they need as they need it. Their site is powered by a network of writers, many of whom are informed and motivated by their own family caregiving experiences. Check it out and sign up for the newsletter at  https://news.memorywell.com.
 
 
Silvernest Featured in Forbes

Last month, this article in Forbes highlighted the importance of home sharing and suggested readers look at Silvernest as an option. "They not only have great tools for finding that perfect match, but they also have listings you can browse and a safe site to post your own home for others to consider."  Silvernest   has also been featured in recent pieces by Stria News , and Seniortopia

 
Upward Labs Aged Care Lab

Upward Labs is uniquely positioned in the Aged Care industry to incubate innovations that facilitate this societal shift through reputable partners in the nursing home, assisted-living and home health-care industries. Learn more  here . Startups can apply by January 25th.

 
Books, News, and Reports
  • Top Trends in Aging Services 2019 (Heath Dimensions Group)

 

     

Upcoming Conferences 


HIMSS 2019 (February 10-14, 2019, Orlando, FL)

Aging Into the Future Conference (April 6, 2019, Los Angeles, CA)

Aging in America Conference (April 15-18, 2019, New Orleans, LA)

What's Next Boomer Business Summit  (April 18, 2019, New Orleans, LA)

CALA Spring Conference and Trade Show (June 3-5, 2019, Monterey, CA)

Silicon Valley Boomer Venture Summit (June 2019, Berkeley, CA)

Age + Action NCOA Conference  (June 17 - 20, 2019, Washington, DC)

Innovation in Longevity Summit (December 2019, Washington, DC)