How to Disrupt the Health Care Industry

  • On March 14, 2017 ·

Silicon Valley visionaries often call the disruption of the health care industry “inevitable.” Yet, this mindset and many would-be digital health breakthroughs overlook a fundamental reality: tech, alone, can’t disrupt health care. Written in response to a story by the CEO of HomeHero, this piece analyzes the market for in-home elder care: an area where…

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AARP and ReACT Release “Determining the ROI: Supportive Policies for Employee Caregivers” Report

  • On April 6, 2016 ·

Businesses Benefit with Policies That Support Employee Caregivers AARP and ReACT report shows financial and productivity benefits when companies help their employees who are family caregivers   WASHINGTON, D.C. – Companies that offer flextime and telecommuting policies to help their employees better manage family caregiving responsibilities see productivity increase and a financial return on investment (ROI),…

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ReACT Members Participate at 2015 White House Conference on Aging

  • On July 13, 2015 ·

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Major employers join The White House Conference on Aging to announce new Caregiving research agenda Employers, including AARP, Care.com, Home Instead Senior Care and Transamerica, Respond to Growing Impact of Caregiving on Their Employees  Washington, DC  -  On the occasion of today’s White House Conference on Aging, major employers led by…

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ReACT #PoweringCare Social Media Campaign

  • On May 28, 2015 ·

Please join us for the ReACT #PoweringCare social media campaign to be held from June 8th -26th. The campaign, themed around what powers caregivers – from technology to employer support and resources – will feature co-hosts Amy Goyer (@AmyGoyer) from AARP and the National Alliance for Caregiving (@NA4Caregiving). Each week of the campaign will feature…

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ReACT hosts live Twitter Chat on #CultureOfCare Campaign

  • On August 12, 2014 ·

ReACT along with the Social Security Administration and Eldercare Workforce Alliance are participating in the National Alliance for Caregiving social media campaign, #CultureOfCare. The campaign will run from August 11th through September 5th. Each organization will “host” one week of the campaign to promote resources, insights and information available through their organization. Every Wednesday during…

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ReACT Coalition Highlighted During Aspen Ideas Festival

  • On July 17, 2014 ·

This year the Aspen Ideas Festival featured an expert panel titled, “The Landscape of Long-Term Care in the United States”. Carol Raphael, Board Chair of AARP moderated the panel which featured other experts such as, Senator William Frist, John Noseworthy, President and CEO of the Mayo Clinic and Freda Lewis-Hall, Executive Vice President and Chief…

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National Alliance for Caregiving Releases New Report, “Catalyzing Technology to Support Family Caregiving”

  • On July 17, 2014 ·

Richard Adler and Rajiv Mehta along with the National Alliance for Caregiving have released a new report titled, “Catalyzing Technology to Support Family Caregiving.” The report discusses the opportunities for advanced technology as an aid to those tasked with the multifaceted responsibilities of caregiving. As the report states, ”It’s no secret that technology is advancing at…

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