AARP is a nonprofit, nonpartisan social welfare organization with a membership that helps people 50+ have independence, choice and control in ways that are beneficial and affordable to them and society as a whole. AARP does not endorse candidates for public office or make contributions to either political campaigns or candidates. We have staffed offices in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
Intelligent Systems for Everyone: A key component of Carnegie Mellon University’s Innovation Infrastructure, the QoLT Foundry commercializes Quality of Life Technologies for everyone and serves to build unique partnerships and collaborations among industry, academic and clinical constituents.
UnitedHealth Group is a leading healthcare company, serving more than 75 million people worldwide. Our family of companies touches nearly every aspect of healthcare, helping people live healthier lives. Our six businesses offer products and services that empower individuals, expand consumer choice and strengthen patient-provider relationships across the healthcare spectrum.
The Aging Technology Alliance promotes the awareness, benefits and value of products and services for our aging society while directly benefiting our members by evolving into the world’s leading aging-focused technology consortium.
The following four Alliance members will be participating at the
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The GrandCare System is a FULLY-featured communication, social networking, tele-wellness, activity of daily living monitoring, brain fitness & smart home monitoring solution. Caregivers can have “peace of mind” knowing that a loved one is well, safe and happy at home. The GrandCare System translates all Internet Communications (emails, video chat, youtube videos, streaming music, reminders, calendar appts, pictures, games & more) into a simple-to-use touch interface for any user, any age.
Presto is the leading provider of computerless email solutions for families with seniors who don’t use, or who struggle with computers. With Presto Mail, seniors maintain social ties with family and friends through emailed messages, photos and documents without need of a computer or Internet service. Other company solutions include the PrestoConnect account manager portal which facilitates long-distance caregiving, and Presto DailySmile an automatic Facebook-to-Presto photo delivery service.
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Our Philosophy is Simple: We Love Radio. Really, it’s the driving force behind our work. Like our products themselves, we’re a hip and laid-back bunch. No frills. No crazy features. No cumbersome junk. We do our jobs so our customers don’t have to and we find ways to bring online audio to more people, in more places.We’re proud of our products and our customers love them. Don’t believe it? Google us. We dare you.
Telikin is a simple and easy to use family computer that combines video chat, photo sharing, e-mail and many more popular features into a sleek, touch screen device. Telikin helps people stay in touch with their loved ones no matter where they live.
ClearSounds Communications has risen to become the leading manufacturer of cutting-edge assistive listening devices for individuals experiencing mild-to-moderate hearing loss. Our successes can be attributed to the passion our stakeholders and employees share for helping customers experience a life rich in conversation.
Consumer Cellular, the exclusive wireless provider for AARP, was founded in 1995 on the belief that everyone should have affordable access to the safety and convenience of cellular service. The company provides its customers with simple, affordable cell phones and calling plans, guaranteed satisfaction and top-ranked customer support staff all located within the United States. Plus, Consumer Cellular customers never have to sign a long-term contract in order to start service. For more information: https://www.ConsumerCellular.com or call 800-686-4460.
Founded in 2001, Dakim, Inc. is a provider of innovative cognitive fitness solutions designed to improve quality of life for aging individuals with normal brain function as well as those suffering from dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. The company’s solutions also enable senior living providers and home caregivers to provide effective mental stimulation while actually reducing the cost of care.
GreatCall, creator of the Jitterbug® cell phone and 5Star Urgent Response™, provides wireless services to keep you connected, safe, and healthy™. GreatCall® offers a number of innovative, award-winning apps and products to put you in control of your own health and safety anytime, anywhere.
The Jitterbug is for Simplicity Seekers who need the benefits of technology delivered in an easy to use and stress free format. Jitterbug’s unique and innovative cell phones and services, reliable network and world class customer care, allow our customers to enjoy staying connected with family and friends.
Lifecomm is an innovative mobile health and wellness solutions company with a proven, best-in-class infrastructure of integrated back office systems and wireless network connectivity via the largest wireless carriers in the United States. Lifecomm is a majority owned subsidiary of Hughes Telematics, Inc. and a joint venture between Hughes Telematics, Inc., Qualcomm Incorporated and American Medical Alert Corporation. For more information, please visit www.lifecomm.com or follow us on twitter @lifecommllc.
LifeStation provides senior care technology products and services. LifeStation combines world class monitoring from our own UL Listed monitoring center, the largest medical monitoring facility in the United States, with marketing and operational expertise to help the growing senior population age in place comfortably and safely.
Sonic Alert offers the widest breadth of product available to the hard-of-hearing market including doorbell, telephone, sound signaling devices, and Sonic Boom alarm vibrating clocks. Sonic Alert is also the sole U.S. and Canadian distributor for Geemarc brand amplified telephones, neck loops and listening devices.
The TV Ears patented technology includes a revolutionary noise reduction ear tip originally developed for US Air Force pilots and is not found in any other commercially available wireless TV headset. The patented self-molding TV Ears tips create an acoustically sealed chamber with the ear that reduces room noise and provides unparalleled comfort, cleanliness, and clarity for outstanding word discrimination so television dialog is clear and understandable.
Virtual Health delivers a suite of home-based services and lifestyle choices to consumers, going beyond healthcare to include meals, transportation, and financial solutions. Partnering with leading technology and healthcare providers, seniors receive personalized tools and services to remain independent at home, and peace of mind for their loved ones. www.virtualhealth.com.
Connect America(QoLT) Center provides older Americans the opportunity to enjoy an independent life at home while their children, caregivers or loved ones rest peacefully knowing that, if ever needed, live help is just the push of a button away. With advances in wireless technology and state-of-the-art interactive (2-way) home medical emergency monitoring, every month tens of thousands of older Americans trust Connect America and enjoy a renewed sense of independence.
MAXSA Innovations is dedicated to creating innovative automotive accessories, solar lighting and unique consumer products. Products include garage parking aids, safety lights and vests, 12 Volt heated travel blankets, solar garden lights and solar motion lights. Our solar and battery powered motion lights provide bright, safe, outdoor lighting anywhere – no electricity needed!
With more than 17 million members and over 700 nonprofit partners worldwide, Care2 is the largest and fastest growing online community that empowers millions of individuals to lead a healthy, sustainable lifestyle and support important causes. Care2 is a B Corporation, or social enterprise, that generates revenues by connecting individuals with nonprofits and business that are making the world a better place.
CEIVA, (see-vuh) inventor of connected digital photo frames, provides lifestyle-enhancing products enabling folks to automatically share and display an endless slideshow of treasured photos. CEIVA Digital Photo Frames™ allow members to send photos directly to the frame from anywhere, store an unlimited number of photos online and enjoy the worry-free PicturePlan® Lifetime Warranty. Patented technology is designed for every generation so that daily photo sharing is always a rewarding experience.