GrandPad Partners with Home Instead Senior Care to Provide Integrated Care Solution
Home Instead Inc. — the international franchise company behind the Home Instead Senior Care network — is joining forces with senior-friendly tablet startup GrandPad in an attempt to reduce client loneliness and improve connectivity.
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GrandPad is a tablet designed just for seniors with a simplified set of 11 apps that use large, clearly labeled icons (for video and voice calls, photos, email, music, games, news, weather and search).
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GrandPad is the one product on the market that has engineered out all points of frustration for seniors.
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Keep the Whole Family Connected.
Put this Lab-tested tech tool on your what-to-buy-for-the-holidays list: GrandPad is a device specially designed to be used by seniors, who often feel left out of our Instagram world. Its simple interface makes it a snap to take and send photos, access music, do video chats, dictate (instead of type) emails and more.
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Up Grandma’s selfie game with the GrandPad, the first tablet computer designed for older seniors. It's perfect for a video-chat with family, using voice email in real time, sharing photos, playing games, making phone calls and more. Plus, GrandPad just partnered with Lyft, so it’s easy for him or her to request rides to see their friends, go shopping and more. No confusing buttons, passwords or pop-up ads, and wireless connectivity is built-in.
Bernadine Winter’s daughter introduced her to a GrandPad. Now Ms. Winter, 85, has weekly video calls with her children and grandchildren, posts photos and listens to country music. She also plays her favorite games, solitaire and blackjack, on the GrandPad.
The ranks of older and frail adults are growing rapidly in the developed world, raising alarms about how society is going to help them take care of themselves in their own homes ... there was growing evidence that staying connected, even electronically, offsets the cognitive decline associated with aging.
Internet, tablet and smartphone systems such as GrandPad, a simplified tablet for older adults ... are emerging to help with care and staving off isolation.
FOX News talks about GrandPad in their article about Senior citizen-friendly gadgets, calling it a tablet "Designed for family members to include grandparents in the social media conversation" and highlighting the "thorough onboarding process that even includes loading custom music."
Such an interesting product ... the company has put in an amazing amount of effort to ensure that the tablet works for people over 75.
I'd forgotten all about the GrandPad's Facebook-feed feature and took photos at a recent auto show. My dad called to tell me he liked the pictures I'd taken of the new Bugatti on display, and I suddenly realized he was being included in my day. It was amazing, given how little my dad understands technology, that he enjoyed using this device.
Robert Seigel asks Laurie Orlov about any interesting technologies that caught her eye at the Consumer Electronic Show. Orlov mentions the GrandPad and it's "secure set" of capabilities.
Seniors love technology too, and some companies are starting to notice.
A company that makes a tablet specifically for senior citizens entered into a partnership with a wireless carrier to make the tablet available nationwide.
GrandPad was included in the Startups & Innovations column for their recently announced venture with Omaha-based Home Instead Inc., franchiser of the Home Instead Senior Care network, the world’s largest provider of in-home senior care.
GrandPad’s Chief Gerontologist, Dr. Kerry Burnight, was featured as a Change Agent inside the January/February 2019 edition.