UnitedHealth Group is a leading health care company, serving more than 75 million people worldwide. Our family of companies touches nearly every aspect of health care, helping people live healthier lives. As a leader in the health benefits and services industry, our six businesses — UnitedHealthcare, Ovations, AmeriChoice, OptumHealth, Ingenix, and Prescription Solutions — offer exceptional service, broad capabilities and enduring value in creating a modern health care system. Our products and services empower individuals, expand consumer choice and strengthen patient-provider relationships across the health care spectrum.
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.
MyGait is an industry leader in making computing easy for seniors and connecting seniors to the world. With over 10 years of consulting with seniors in retirement communities, MyGait has the experience and knowledge of knowing what seniors want and need in a computer system. We provide the hardware, software, and ongoing support that makes computing failure-free for older adults. MyGait users’ maintain a strong link with friends and family while gaining technological independence. With the launch of the MyGait PC last year to the individual market, the response to having an easy-to-use computer in the home setting has been extremely positive. Having a MyGait computer is an affordable solution, making it easy as 1-2-3 for older adults to master the power of E-Mail and the Internet.
Myine Electronics® manufactures fun radios anyone can set up and use. Our radios remove complicated features allowing people to use them quickly without instruction manuals. At CES, we will be displaying digital radios with what you would expect in technology but with a new twist. All of our products allow users to listen to subscription free music without the use of a computer.
Quality of Life Technology (QoLT) Center – an NSF Engineering Research Center, is a partnership of Carnegie Mellon University and the University of Pittsburgh. The overriding theme of QoLT is the creation of intelligent technologies and systems that unobtrusively enhance quality of life, primarily for seniors and those with disabilities. As a step beyond assistive technology, Quality of Life Technology has intelligence to understand an individual’s intent and can adapt to enhance that individual’s specific capabilities. It will provide unprecedented functional and cognitive assistance, augmenting capabilities in all aspects of an individual’s life.
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.
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
AgeTek exhibit area:
BATH PACKS® is a first of its kind, start to finish, turn-key user interface that empowers consumers to use the Internet to acquire fully installed stylish updates for their home. With a focus on the baby boomer population for Aging in Place and Going Green, we simplify the complex selection, design and installation process for bath remodels. Using a 3?D online system tailored to fit their unique budget and taste, Homeowners will schedule the installation work to be done at their convenience, with confidence that the construction will be done by a reliable, fully licensed and insured contractor, and completed in less than three weeks — “from the time materials show up at the door, until the last broom sweeps the finished floor.”
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.
Wellcore™ Headquartered in San Jose, CA, Wellcore Corporation’s mission is to develop products and services that improve wellness, safety and security. The company was founded in 2007 by leaders in the wireless industry, inspired to build technology that uses motion detection and advanced pattern recognition to help improve everyday life. Wellcore’s first product, targeted at the aging population, helps ensure safety and continued independence. Products addressing a broad range of market segments will follow
Founded in 2002 by members of the hearing-impaired community, 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.
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.
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.
Doro is a Swedish company focusing on the development, marketing and sales of telecom products specially adapted to the growing worldwide population of seniors. With over 35 years of experience in telecommunications, and sales in more than 30 countries on 5 continents. Doro is the world’s leading brand for easy-to-use mobile phones. Doro created the Care Electronics category and in recent years and the products have received several highly distinguished international design awards. Read more about Doro at www.doro.com
firstSTREET is the leading direct marketer of innovative products for Boomers and Beyond in the United States. Our products are advertised in virtually all of America’s major consumer magazines, and marketed to our house file of over 2.5 million customers (average age—65) via our monthly catalog. Additionally, our award winning web-site attracts over 2.0 million visitors per year… ranking it as one of the top ‘Boomer and Beyond’ destination sites on the internet.
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 infrastructure of integrated back-office systems and wireless network connectivity. Lifecomm offers a portfolio of products and services included in an advanced Mobile Personal Emergency Response System (MPERS) providing benefits to both Users and Caregivers. Lifecomm is a majority owned subsidiary of Hughes Telematics, Inc. and a joint venture between Hughes Telematics, Inc., Qualcomm and American Medical Alert Corporation.
Sonic Alert is a company focused on specialized hearing solutions designed to alleviate the stress and anxiety felt when someone has hearing impairment. The patented Sonic Alert System includes home signaling solutions that alerts users to telephone, doorbell and alarm clock in up to three different rooms. Sonic Alert is a company dedicated to excellence in its field.
TabSafe is a medication dispensing system that provides reminders and alert calls for medications and related activities. TabSafe can be scheduled and filled by a pharmacy, responsible user, or with a Home Care provider. TabSafe sends visual and audible reminders for medication adherence, vital sign monitoring and activities of daily living with verification of completion via the internet.
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.
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!
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.