For the Elderly Who Are Lonely, Robots Offer Companionship [Wall Street Journal]

Element Care’s Avatar Program for the elderly featured in Wall Street Journal

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The caregivers’ dilemma [Daily Item]

A story on how PACE helps caregivers by Lynn Daily Item featuring Lisa Losanno, a caregiver for an Element Care participant.

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A new program helps Element Care keep seniors at home [Merrimack Valley Magazine]

Participants in a new program at Element Care are adopting virtual pets. These “byte-size” critters provide a sense of companionship and remind their “owners” to take medications or exercise. They also keep an eye out for distress.

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Element Care’s avatar program featured in HealthLeaders

To better serve its nearly 1,000 patients, nonprofit Massachusetts-based healthcare organization Element Care extended its services in participants’ homes through the use of avatar technology developed by California-based care.coach. (Article on pages 9-11)

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Element Care Receives Service Partner Award [Beverly Wicked Local]

Element Care was honored with the Service Partner Award from Harborlight Community Partners at their Unlocking Doors, Opening Communities event at the Kernwood Country Club in Salem.

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Meet Bella, a digital pet caring for the elderly with purrs and companionship [Thomson Reuters]

Element Care’s Avatar program was featured in Thomson Reuters publication. The article features an Element Care participant and how the care.coach™ Avatar has benefited her health.

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Integrating innovative technology in the home to provide enhanced continuity of care and decreased healthcare costs for older adults [LeadingAge]

A Case study by Leading Age on the benefits of the care.coach™ Avatar for Element Care participants.

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Area Seniors compete in Element Care PACE Olympics [Beverly Citizen]

The goal of Element Care’s PACE Olympics is to promote wellness and a healthy, active lifestyle for older adults so they can live in their homes and communities, safely and comfortably, for as long as they can, keeping their stays in hospitals and nursing homes as minimal as possible.

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As part of Older American’s Month, Element Care celebrated PACE Participant’s Appreciation Day [Ova The Bridge]

These special events were held to thank and recognize each participant for setting such a shining example of how to age well. The celebration included a thank you from Bob Wakefield who also presented participants with a “Partner in Excellence” certificate. A special video was recorded at the Emerson PACE Center by Kory Curcuru.

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Journeys of Khmer women – Women’s Week event at Element Care

As part of the Lowell Women’s Week, Element Care, in collaboration with Lowell Community Health Center, will share the journeys of successful Khmer Women in the community.

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