Elderly P2P

Sharing economy initiatives take aim at social issues facing seniors

Implications - As concerns mount over the financial impact of aging Boomer populations, a variety of sharing economy initiatives are illuminating the power of tech-enabled platforms in offsetting barriers to access related to income and resources. In addition to serving as a reminder of the stresses of fixed income living, this shift highlights the role of the peer-to-peer economy in empowering consumers to help themselves when traditional institutions are unable to adequately resolve.
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Elderly Roommate-Finding Platforms - Room2Care is a Miami Sharing Economy Service for Eldercare
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Warm 1,710 Clicks Pub: Jan 25, 16
Elderly Roommate-Finding Platforms
Room2Care is a Miami Sharing Economy Service for Eldercare
Founded in 2014, Room2Care is a Miami-based marketplace service for individuals to list and find care in their communities. The innovative platform is a winning example of the sharing economy and... [More]
Senior Co-Working Spaces - 'Senior Planet' Offers Classes and Workshops for People 60+
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Average 1,641 Clicks Pub: Feb 29, 16
Senior Co-Working Spaces
'Senior Planet' Offers Classes and Workshops for People 60+
‘Senior Planet’ is the name of a co-working space in New York City that’s designed for a community of aging adults who want to learn digital skills that are relevant in today’... [More]
Senior Citizen Restaurant Pop-Ups - Oma's Pop-Up Serves as a Social Reintegration for Grandparents
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Mild 1,327 Clicks Pub: Apr 28, 15
Senior Citizen Restaurant Pop-Ups
Oma's Pop-Up Serves as a Social Reintegration for Grandparents
Oma’s Pop-Up is a noteworthy initiative in the Netherlands that uses the concept of a temporary restaurant as a means to reintegrating senior citizens at risk of isolation. The unique program... [More]
Elderly Homesharing Services - This Service Enables Homesharing for Seniors Currently Living Alone
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Average 2,764 Clicks Pub: Apr 14, 15
Elderly Homesharing Services
This Service Enables Homesharing for Seniors Currently Living Alone
In an effort to reduce isolation among aging seniors and fight the victimization of elderly women living alone, several matchmaking services have emerged that enable homesharing for seniors. The... [More]
Senior-Friendly Rideshare Apps - 'GoGoGrandparent' is an Easy Way for Elderly People to Order Ubers
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This Year and Average 224 Clicks Pub: Aug 3, 16
Senior-Friendly Rideshare Apps
'GoGoGrandparent' is an Easy Way for Elderly People to Order Ubers
‘GoGoGrandparent’ is a service that aims to make connectivity—and its attendant mobility—accessible for the elderly. Considering the incessantly accelerating pace of... [More]
On-Demand Eldercare Services - Sage Offers Quality Senior Home Care with Extensive Interviews
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Mild 629 Clicks Pub: Apr 27, 16
On-Demand Eldercare Services
Sage Offers Quality Senior Home Care with Extensive Interviews
This startup offers on-demand senior home care to the Greater Toronto Area. Sage helps you get quality senior care at home. To use their services, you can get in touch online or by phone and a Care... [More]
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