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Health Innovation@50+ Tech Expo Highlights

Cutting-edge health technology companies engaged with Life@50+ attendees in Atlanta

AARP invited health tech companies to talk to its members during the Fall 2013 Life@50+ National Event and Expo in Atlanta about the cutting-edge technology that will help them, and their caregivers, stay healthy and live independently as they age.

 

The AARP Health Innovation@50+ Tech Expo, brought to you by
AARP Thought Leadership, was once again a part of the Life@50+ National Event and Expo. The Fall 2013 Life@50+ event was held in Atlanta where the Tech Expo showcased the latest trends in digital health technology solutions across a spectrum of health and wellness challenges that we face in our day-to-day lives. Attendees interacted with cutting edge technologies and voiced their opinions to encourage entrepreneurs and innovators to build better products that solve real problems.

 

The following companies were featured at the Health Innovation@50+ Tech Expo booth during the Fall 2013 Life@50+ National Event and Expo in Atlanta:

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Asthmapolis

Asthmapolis is the FDA-cleared remote monitoring solution that helps you better manage COPD and asthma. Snap-on sensors track where, when and how often you use your inhaler while advanced analytics and mobile apps for iPhone and Android reveal triggers, trends and personalized feedback to you, your family and physician.

     

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Audicus

Audicus makes designer hearing aids up to 70 percent more affordable by serving users directly and without hidden intermediary fees. Our hearing aids are highly discreet, customizable and contain state of the art sound technology. Audicus, featured on CNBC and the New York Times, is reinventing the hearing aid image.

     

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Breezie

Breezie is the easiest way to get online and stay close to what matters most to you. It is an intelligent service that removes clutter and confusion from popular Internet applications. It comes with a touch screen tablet computer with all your applications and content set up and personalized. The service also provides a facility for family members to remotely support and troubleshoot – add contacts, services, reset passwords and choose from a wide range of apps
and content.

     

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Buzzy

Buzzy is a small vibrating bee with a unique ice pack. Using natural pain relief, Buzzy desensitizes your body's own nerves, thereby dulling or eliminating sharp injection pain. Buzzy crowds out pain by sending stronger motion and temperature sensations down the nerves instead.

     

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CareLinx

The 2012 AARP Innovation@50+ Consumer Vote Winner helps you easily find, screen, hire and manage the perfect caregiver that matches your specific needs and budget. CareLinx helps people save thousands of dollars on home care by empowering them to connect directly with professional caregivers online. CareLinx is the Match.com of caregiving.

     

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CarePlanners

CarePlanners® helps you manage the care of your aging loved ones. Whether it’s our CarePlanKit, our membership services or our hourly consultants, we can walk you through the essential steps of caregiving and provide the resources you need when a crisis hits. Finally, help for the caregiver.

     

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CoPatient

You're paying more for health care without any protection against errors and overcharges. CoPatient is your best defense in managing your health care expenses and avoiding overcharges. Send CoPatient your medical bills, we find the errors. You save money.

     

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Getinsured.com

Getinsured.com helps millions of individuals and families find the right health insurance plan for their needs and budget. Health care reform changes are here and our innovative online tools make accessing tax credits and quality health plans easy. See if you'll qualify for tax credits and find the perfect health plan today!

     

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Higi

Higi is a brand new way to know more about yourself and live a better, healthier life. Through higi.com, mobile applications and Higi Stations located in retail pharmacies, Higi makes it easy for people to measure and track their health and lifestyle through their Higi Score. Own your Higi Score. Grow. Reap the rewards.

     

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Lift Labs

Lift Labs has developed Liftware technology: a patented innovation that stabilizes tremor from Essential Tremor and Parkinson's Disease to allow the user to comfortably perform basic tasks, such as eating, once again. Lift Labs is actively developing follow-on products to improve quality of life for our aging population.

     

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Lively

Lively gives older adults greater independence to live at home while staying tightly connected to their family. It provides an activity-sharing experience with passive sensors for the home and LivelyGram, which gives family members a way to share the events of their life through pictures and short messages.

     

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Neurotrack

Neurotrack has developed innovative technology that can diagnose Alzheimer's disease three to six years before symptoms occur. Based on ground-breaking research, Neurotrack's cognitive computer-based test will help enable pharmaceutical companies and researchers to better recruit qualified candidates for clinical trials and more effectively measure drug efficacy, speeding up drug development. Ultimately, Neurotrack will serve as the standard for annual screening of Alzheimer's and dementia-related disorders.

     

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SmartPhone Physical

The Smartphone Physical is the first large-scale purveyor of smartphone-based medical devices that provide clinically relevant data from vital signs to cardiac and eye exams. These technologies support the modern physician, engender a more engaging patient-clinician relationship and empower patients to be informed and active in their own health care between clinic visits.

     

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SoundFest

SoundFest created RealClarity, a patent-pending app and wireless earpiece that offers powerful, low-cost hearing assistance. SoundFest is two years old and led by successful entrepreneurs and signal processing experts.

     

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Wello

Wello lowers the barriers to staying active by delivering an interactive fitness solution at home. Find qualified trainers in the Wello online marketplace and seamlessly book, pay for and interact over live, two-way video. Work out 1-on-1 or with a group using just your laptop and webcam.

     

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Withings

Withings creates smart products and apps to take care of yourself and your loved ones in a new and easy way. Since 2009, Withings has extended those benefits to a wide range of lifestyle-friendly devices. By using mobile phones and computers as bridges and opening up its platform to the well-being ecosystem, Withings now works seamlessly with over 100 partner apps and devices, providing users with a whole new dimension to their day-to-day life.

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